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Carolina Young Ortiz
!4 year old--Minor: Legally, a 14 year old need not be asked permission for vaccination. Of course, information, explanation and warning should be given to them. The parent can make this decision. Emancipated minors' definition in US may be different in Canada. Not familiar with that. Please check with your doctor. ...Read more
Is marnys junior multivitamin royal jelly syrup ok for children 3-4 years age group as a supplement?
I need a doctor who accepts anthen blue cross insurance (medi-cal) in elk grove or south sacramento area, california.
Type of doctor need?: Are you looking for a primary care doctor (e.g. an internist, family practice doctor, or OB/GYN) or a specific type of specialist (e.g. cardiologist, endocrinologist, etc.)?? Most insurance provide patients with a list of doctors available within their network. Consider contacting insurance company for list. Medicaid (or Medi-Cal) are difficult to find. Best of luck. ...Read more
Do older children get bronchiolitis? Most of what I'm reading says younger children get it, but my 6 yr old was diagnosed w/it after ER chest xray.
Yes: Actually, even an adult can get bronchiolitis, although that is very unusual. But children can certainly get it, especially if they have underlying respiratory conditions like asthma of cystic fibrosis, or if they live in areas with lots of respiratory irritants like smoke or dust. Supportive care is all that is needed for most cases. Make sure they drink lots of fluids, keep environment clean! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The flu vaccine is especially important for asthmatics, since they may become more ill when they have the flu. Flu viruses invade the lining of the lung and airways leading to mucus production and constriction. If your child has moderate to severe egg allergies your physician may not administer the flu shot to him. An allergy referral in that case may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age 39 yr, male, x4 hx, l4/s1 surgeries. Recent traffic accident cause t-spine pain. Referrals please for bham al md w/t-spine expertise? Please?
With your history it: Would be advisable to see your own spine surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more
Has anyone diagnosed "lateral recess spinal stenosis" in anyone under 25 yrs of age? How common is lrss in this age cohort?
Uncommon: Some people have congenitally narrow spinal canals. Lateral recess stenosis is typically a condition seen in older adults. A doctor who treats back pain regularly (physiatrist, orthopedist, neurologist) can tell you if this is even a significant finding. Many things are seen on MRI which may or may not be causes of pain or weakness. It isimportant to try to correlate the MRI with the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not nescessarily: do you have gel nails put on. Some association with gel nail application and UV lamps. ...Read more
We are travelling to Malaysia (Langkawi resort and KL) for one week in late January. What are recommended immunisations? Our children are up to date with their childhood immunisations (3 years, 6 years, 9 years, 11 years old).
Please check: this site: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/clinician/none/malaysiaGet a more detailed answer ›
Young hip replacemen: Make sure you have exhausted conservative(nonsurgical) treatment. If you are getting a hip replacement you should consider getting one made with harder bearing surfaces, such as ceramic on highly cross linked poly or ceramic on ceramic. These harder bearing surfaces have reduced wear rates and potentially longer longevity, however they do have unique issues. This should be discussed with your dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Young adult, previous Childhood ADHD diagnosis.Finding old Dx.documents=tricky. how to get new prescription in US? (Arrived on touristVisa& nowstaying>9months)?
See a primary care: provider on your insurance list for referral to a psychiatrist. Many family medicine doctors are well-versed in & comfortable evaluating & treating adult ADHD. Call the County Medical Society to obtain the names of 3 family medicine doctors. Call their offices & ask if they evaluate & treat adult ADHD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tengo un punto rojo, (nevus rubí creo) en la barriga, y hoy me ha sangrado y ha disminuido su tamaño. ¿Es grave? ¿A qué se se puede deber? Gracias.
Do most Americans live to old age (50+)? Is it common to die young (20-40) from a medical problem?
79 life expectancy: In the United States the average person will live to be 79 years old. Therefore, it is uncommon for someone to die at a young age although this does unfortunately happen to some people. ...Read more
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Can you give me a list of raleigh, north carolina doctors who handle workmen's compensation patients?
Try this: You may want to try amssm.Org. . .This is a site with a lot of sports med docs like me and a very good number of them will take workman's comp. They will do a good job. You can do a "find a doc" tab on there when you go there. If you can't find one shoot me an email on here. ...Read more