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Clinics (Overview)

Clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical care by appointment or walk-in.


Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
43 years in practice
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What is prenatal diagnosis? I have to go to a clinic and I want to know what all they do there.

What is prenatal diagnosis? I have to go to a clinic and I want to know what all they do there.

Please read below: Prenatal screening is offered to all pregnant women. Prenatal screening may include ultrasound and blood testing in order to determine if the pregnancy is at a higher risk for a particular birth defect. If a screening test is positive, then the patient may elect to pursue diagnostic testing. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Clinics (Overview)

Clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical care by appointment or walk-in.


Dr. Randy Baker
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
34 years in practice
21M people helped
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If I were to consider a longevity clinic, what should I know beforehand about functional medicine?

If I were to consider a longevity clinic, what should I know beforehand about functional medicine?

Different styles: I am an enthusiastic proponent of Functional Medicine (FM) but not all Longevity Clinics focus on FM; some rely excessively (in my opinion) on hormone therapy. I advise a focus on diet and lifestyle. I recommend you go to a clinic that emphasizes an integrative functional medicine approach. See https://www.functionalmedicine.org/What_is_Functional_Medicine/AboutFM/ to learn more about FM ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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10 years in practice
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Dr. Kyle Anders
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
11 years in practice
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There are all women clinics everywhere. why don't men have one. I would rather suffer than be embarrassed by a female.

There are all women clinics everywhere. why don't men have one. I would rather suffer than be embarrassed by a female.

Comfortable MD 4 men: Men's health is just as important as woman's health and finding a physician that you are comfortable with should allow you access to regular medical, when you need it. Making regular physicals and health maintenance appointments should allow you the confidence needed to thrive and live healthy, without embarrassment. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
34 years in practice
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How much does a clinic charge for tests, and medicine for people without health insurance. ?

How much does a clinic charge for tests, and medicine for people without health insurance. ?

Sliding scale: Many clinics base their fees on your income, or lack thereof. So they use what is called a sliding scale. Just give some clinics a call and find out. Hope this helps you be at peace and healthy. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
43 years in practice
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Awaiting test results from cleveland clinic forscleroderma, so anxious/scared don't want to die so young! i can't even leave the house im so scared, help?

Awaiting test results from cleveland clinic forscleroderma, so anxious/scared don't want to die so young! i can't even leave the house im so scared, help?

Uncommon disease: Scleroderma is not a common disease and you may not even have the disease so you may be reacting to the possibility of the disease. It is not easy, but keeping a positive attitude may help. See this site for info on the subject. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/scleroderma/ds00362 wishing you the best of health! ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
29 years in practice
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I'm having upper and lower scopes. I need to attend pre admission clinic week before. I find this very strange. ?

I'm having upper and lower scopes. I need to attend  pre admission clinic week before. I find this very strange. ?

Not unusual: Many facilities suggest that people have a office visit prior to any procedure in which there will be any sedation used. This visit will be used to determine if you have any risks of sedation and to go over the proper preprocedure preparations. Do not miss your visit. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Kathryn Ko
Board Certified, Neurosurgery
28 years in practice
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I have no insurance and going to the free clinic only helps so much.I dont feel i am on the right meds to help me?

I have no insurance and going to the free clinic only helps so much.I dont feel i am on the right meds to help  me?

Meds right 4 U: It's very important to understand why the doctor is prescribing your meds and if there are other alternatives that might fit your needs better. No matter what you have the right to get the answers regarding these medications. Take in a list of 4-5 questions on your next clinic visit and don't be shy about expressing your concern for answers. ...Read more

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Dr. Diane Minich
Board Certified, Family Medicine
31 years in practice
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What does a pain clinic do>?

Treat chronic pain: They specialize in treating chronic pain.

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Dr. Tracy Sinha
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
47 years in practice
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Dr. John Cheng
Board Certified, Family Medicine
20 years in practice
1M people helped
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Are there any women's health clinics around the us?

Are there any women's health clinics around the us?

Women's health syste: This term is usually a marketing term.Most family physicians, internal medicine or ob-gyn care for women's health needs. ...Read more

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