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Do americans visiting england receive free medical care from public hospitals?

Do americans visiting england receive free medical care from public hospitals?

I suspect not: You have to have id to be properly cared for. If you do not have the proper id - they will attempt to bill you or your insurance. ...Read more

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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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Community health centers vs. Private practice abortion clinics?

Community health centers vs. Private practice abortion clinics?

? of funding: Check into the availability of community health clinic and whether they are funded to provide therapeutic abortion. ...Read more

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Is columbia university dental clinic better than nyu?

Is columbia university dental clinic better than nyu?

Good Question: As a graduate of columbia university i tend to favor columbia but in all reality both schools are excellent and have great clinics. I would recommend you go to each and evaluate them for yourself. ...Read more

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Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

At times: Planned parenthood is a generalized substitute for gynecologic and general health care for women. Most of their efforts are in pelvic inflammatory disease, cancer detection and birth control. A few other areas of interest like pregnancy termination, a small percentage of their total efforts, have been a target of politically inspired demagogues. Female teen sexual health is addresed there. ...Read more

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Do va medical centers/hospitals use the CDC for lab tests concerning infectious diseases?

Do va medical centers/hospitals use the CDC for lab tests concerning infectious diseases?

Depends: Most common germs, and infections can be diagnosed by regular va lab. If there is something special the infectious disease consultants at va have many options, including cdc. ...Read more

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Need a good doctor in rockland county ny?

Need a  good doctor in rockland county ny?

How to find a doctor: I would refer to sites like healthtap ofcourse. Also, you can check doctors in your area by going to the following: healthgrades.Com vitals.Com and others.. It will provide you with doctor ratings and reviews posted by patients.. It is reliable most of the time.. ...Read more

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Tuberculosis screening for volunteer at a hospital?

Tuberculosis screening for volunteer at a hospital?

Skin test: Usually as skin test is done to see if the person has been exposed to tb. If the skin test is positive, it is usually followed by chest x-ray to detect active infection. ...Read more

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What services do family planning clinics provide?

Often provide: "Contraceptive counseling, Contraceptive implant insertion & removal, IUD insertion & removal ,Oral contraceptives, Injectable Contraceptives, Emergency contraception, sterilization" as well as education & various options for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do firefighters get std/hiv tested every month in oroville/butte county?

Do firefighters get std/hiv tested every month in oroville/butte county?

Unlikely: No insurer or employer could afford to do this with that frequency, and there would not be much benefit to it. Ems and healthcare workers are usually tested only after a known exposure / event, which can be years in between if they are using proper safety precautions. ...Read more

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Vasectomy reversal looking for an affordable doctor in the san diego or los angeles area.?

Vasectomy reversal looking for an affordable doctor in the san diego or los angeles area.?

Ask your PCP: Your pcp should be able to recommend a urologist that has expertise with vas reversals. Make sure to ask what their success rates are with pregnancy rates, as opposed to patency rates. Also, pregnancy rates are significantly decreased if the vasectomy has been longer than 8-10 years. At that point, ivf with sperm recovery from the testicle (tesa) may be the better choice. ...Read more

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Do vet clinic workers need rabies shots?

Do vet clinic workers need rabies shots?

Depends: In some parts of the world vets and their staff would face rabies as a more common risk than in the US. In high risk professions the WHO advises them to have the baseline rabies series and get boosters or antibody levels checked after 2 years. ...Read more

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Are there any free psychiatric services in broward county florida?

Are there any free psychiatric services in broward county florida?

Cmhc's: Community mental health centers get funding for free services for individuals with limited means. Try them first. ...Read more

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Public hospitals versus private hospitals in singapore ( cancer treatment)?

Public hospitals versus private hospitals in singapore ( cancer treatment)?

Comparable: I think you can choose either way- either public hospital or private hospital. There are a lot of hospitals there, but public hospital like the national university hospital is good too. Choose the oncologist whom you feel comfortable with is probably more important. ...Read more

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What do private hospitals in johannesburg cost?

What do private hospitals in johannesburg cost?

Really don't know: this. Suspect that you would need to know things like the particular medications or surgical procedures, etc. ...Read more

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Are health educators allowed to draw blood at free STD clinics?

Are health educators allowed to draw blood at free STD clinics?

Probably not: A health educator is likely not trained/qualified to draw blood. This is an invasive procedure that is usually done by trained phlebotomists, nurses, or other medical professionals. ...Read more

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Have a friend looking for dentist. Is ineligible for public insurance programs. Can't afford doctor himself. Lives in colorado. Any other way/clinic?

Dental school: Your friend can seek treatment at a dental school or hospital residency program that can treat him. Follow the below link for other resources: http://cdaonline.Org/index.Php?Option=com_content&view=article&id=46&itemid=90. ...Read more

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How does family planning clinic test for gonorrhea and chlamydia?

How does family planning clinic test for gonorrhea and chlamydia?

Pap smear: All women are tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia when a pap smear is done. Family planning clinics often do this routinely. ...Read more

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Partner's penis didn't "look" right, clinic wouldn't test for herpes without an outbreak, places i can go for accurate results?

Herpes Testing: Herpes testing is best done by a blood test. Any good std clinic, any primary care clinic can do this for their patients. This is not a test done at the emergency room or urgent care center, . ...Read more

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Are there any health clinics that check for STDs free?

Yes: Check for available resources in your city. Their community health centers and free clinics that offer such services for poor people. ...Read more

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How long does it take the clinic to inform you of a bad STD result?

Usually under a week: There's no hard and fast rule; each clinic is different. And some lab tests take longer than others. But for most of the standard STD tests (gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV), I would expect results within 5 work days, sometimes sooner. Why not call your clinic and ask directly? Good luck -- I hope your results are negative! ...Read more

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Is there a confidential STD testing clinic that doesn't have to report positives?

Is there a confidential STD testing clinic that doesn't have to report positives?

No: State laws require that any facility, lab, or physician that gets a positive report of certain stds report it to the state department of health. Not doing so would be a criminal offense. Std results are not reported to any individual person or organization though so they only people that would know are you, your doctor, the lab, your insurance (if used), & possibly the state health department. ...Read more

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If a clinic doesn't call back with STD results but you have an appointment does that mean that you are clean...?

If a clinic doesn't call back with STD results but you have an appointment does that mean that you are clean...?

No: Most places do not give results of stds over the telephone. Your appt was set up so your results can be given. If you are worried try to move up your appt. ...Read more

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Would a clinic like Planned Parenthood , give you Std results , right after you take the test or would there be a wait ?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Here are some...: The availability of services in Planned Parenthood may widely vary among different locations reflecting demographic pattern, geographic accessibility, and financial feasibility. So, just pick up a phone & dial to local Planned Parenthood to inquire with specifics and relevance of your concerns. Best wish to health & happiness. ...Read more

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I got infected with an STD from my partner and we both went to the local clinic and got tested. Weeks later it came back, am i still infected?

I got infected with an STD from my partner and we both went to the local clinic and got tested. Weeks later it came back, am i still infected?

STD: Both of u were tested. Were both of u treated? Did u both complete treatment? See doc again for culture & sensitivity to make sure std was not resistant to antibiotic. Make sure partner completed treatment as well. No sex until both of u are cured. ...Read more

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How might i go about finding a clinic that will test for std's?

Planned parenthood : Go to a planned parenthood clinic they do all sorts of testing and can provide lots of support in the process. ...Read more

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If the clinic says I have a STD will they give me a perscription to get antibiotics or what?

Dr. Jeffrey Ng Dr. Ng
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Yes they should: If you have an std, most std clinics will arrange for you to get the medication. You may need to purchase the meds (they may not be free) but are relatively cheap. ...Read more

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Are health educators allowed to draw blood at free STD clinics?

Probably not: A health educator is likely not trained/qualified to draw blood. This is an invasive procedure that is usually done by trained phlebotomists, nurses, or other medical professionals. ...Read more

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Do you know any free clinics I can go to get confidential std, HIV testing?

Do you know any free clinics I can go to get confidential std, HIV testing?

Health Department: Contact your local county health department. Most offer cheap- to free- confidential std testing as a public health measure. You can find the number online or in the local directory. Call first as you may need an appoitment. ...Read more

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I do not have sex, I'm virgin so I don't think it is an STD lesion. I'm too embarrassed to go to a clinic. *this is a followup on my previous question?

I do not have sex, I'm virgin so I don't think it is an STD lesion. I'm too embarrassed to go to a clinic. *this is a followup on my previous question?

Question: We are not able to link your past question with your current question. Not enough info in present question to venture a guess. Take care. ...Read more

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How accurate or reliable are on campus health clinics when it comes to blood test for stds?

How accurate or reliable are on campus health clinics when it comes to blood test for stds?

Reliable: Most health campuses have qualified practitioners on site to evaluate students. If they obtained specimen and sent it off, odds are they sent it to one of the few national labs to run the tests. This would be accurate. If unsure then, seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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What can I do if my friend has warts on his penis, is there anyway he can kill them other than the STD clinic?

Practice Safe Sex: Please see a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment options. The most important preventative measure is to practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Do I go to a health clinic to get tested for genital warts, stds?

Good place to start: It depends upon the capability and resources available at any given health department. At the least, the health department should be able to know where you can go to receive treatment so they would be an excellent resource for information regarding your question. ...Read more

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Went to a clinic and they took my blood for STD testing. What STDs are they screening for?

Went to a clinic and they took my blood for STD testing. What STDs are they screening for?

Ask clinic: It would be best to ask this directly of the clinic. They may have a specific std panel that they draw. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more