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Warning!!:PODIATRIST Dr. David Tobin responded to my question about Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome saying it didn't exist? Google and my DR disagree.
See below: So far it appears that people with post polio syndrome do fairly well with a strengthening program custom designed for them. For muscles that have decent strength it is possible to strengthen these further with resistance training so long as the muscels are not pushed to total fatigue. Formuscles that are very weak, there does not seem to be any benefit for strengthening exercises/possible harmful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lawyers have the Martindale-Hubell directory; MDs have Castle Connolly for ratings. Dentists have nothing? Please provide me a resource?
Try This: Try this: https://www.zocdoc.com/ Enter Dentist and zip code and go to town... ...Read more
Search internet: Physicians really can't hide from the public. Most state boards of medicine make our information available (online) to the general public. Many online sites collect information on us & republish for you to compare & access. This site (as do most) also gives you access to our practice information including both address & phone. ...Read more
Was dx'd w fibromyalgia.Have bipolar,ptsd,ocd,social phobia,agoraphobia 2.How 2 make my family&bf understand&believe my pain?Any book recommendations?
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Check your questions: Be sure your questions were accepted, by checking your email to see the message thanking you for your question. On your HealthTap page, click on activity or my activity to see your questions and answers. Most importantly, be sure each question has GOOD spelling, GOOD grammar, and makes sense to readers. Doctors might not answer questions that are repetitive, about the same topic over and over. ...Read more
Not sure why u docs r on here answering my questions? Paid or not I appreciate u all. Thank u... Love, kelley
Unsure: It not a technical issue . Some questions might be vague or difficult to understand. Some questions may actually be statements - so we don't know what is being asked. Some people ask so many questions at once - that we could never respond in 400 characters or less. Some questions are requesting what would amount to diagnosis and treatment which we can't provide in the general health education ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why are "family doctors" answering multiple sclerosis questions?! I have spotted inaccurate info being given. Only a neuro answer? 's
Part of a team: Your family doctor is usually the doc who makes the referrals and is often the one who helps treat complications, such as urinary tract infections, fatigue, associated injuries, medication reactions, and he/she keeps open the communication lines between different specialties. Coordination of medical care is critcal these days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wound care: What is your tetanus status? If you don't know or it has been more than 10 years, then a tetanus shot would be prudent. The lesion needs to be cleaned with warm soap & water. Can you reach the area to do that or know someone who could? If you have really dirty or thick road burn or equivalent - it would be good to have wound care done by a health care professional. Take care. Nsaid's for pain. ...Read more
Depends: Having an IV and how you react to it, in terms of pain, can vary from the location, who administering the IV and possibly they type of medication in the iv. ...Read more
Your body's reaction: The itch from bites is not due to the bite itself, but the reaction your body has in response to the bite. When certain chemicals in your body are released you feel the desire to itch. The reason humans have different reactions to the same bug bite is how much of those chemicals are released by different individuals. ...Read more
One known method: Bradley method has been around since more than 6 decades. You would need to register with a Bradley Method instructor, who would be associated with a hospital or local birthing center. While natural births are always ideal, avoiding medications, but using caution to be sure you are near a facility where care would be immediately available if things don't go as desired to ensure healthy delivery. ...Read more
It varies: on how much venom injected. Most brown recluse bites are no more serious than a bee sting. Redness, a burning sensation and swelling occur within the 1st hour. Within the first 24 hours the bite may blister, if there is discoloration around the bite, there may be skin necrosis, this occurs within 4 days of the bite. Signs of infection or necrosis need to be seen immediately. ...Read more
Thesigns of infect: Clean the scratches with soap and water. Watch for redness, swelling, warmth, pussy drainage, or red streaks. If these symptoms appear see a doctor. ...Read more
Depends: There are different degrees of impairment. Legal blindness is best corrected vision of 20/200 or worse in the best eye or visual field constriction of less than 20 degrees. To operate a car, you must have 20/60 or better vision in your best eye. Impairment depends on the context. ...Read more
Probably inborn: There's no explaining preferences like this any more than there's any explaining why some men are born gay, some straight, and many on a continuum. Photoguy is happy with his choice, and i doubt anyone would dare tell him it's the wrong one. ...Read more
I just tend to work myself up badly, and i'm starting to get worried and i don't know what to do.
Anxiety: In today's world, not unusual to feel some anxiety. Should see your pmd though, as something like your thyroid might be acting up (age 20/female would not be unusual). Easy to address also, once found. Also, exercise, rest, someone to talk to, are always good ideas. At least initially i would avoid trying to medicate it (esp with alcohol, or some such) at least until is has been evaluated. ...Read more
Can you react badly to the generic version of a medicine even if you don't react badly to the brand version of the same medicine?
Complex: In theory: no, but, at times it happens in real life. Another issue, is we need to differentiate between an Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR), vs a true allergic reaction to the active ingredient of a certain drug, an ADR can be due to inactive ingredients. So if in doubt, report symptoms to your doctor, better avoid the drug and find an alternative, if no alternative, see an allergist for evaluation ...Read more