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Do doctors see a lot of patients with lsd abuse?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with lsd abuse?

LSD Use.: We see about 50-60% of addicted patients abuse alcohol, about 30-40% abuse opioid pain medication, and less than 2% use all hallucinogens, with lsd being one of the more common ones used. Compared to all patients with addictions or dependence, we see very few who admit to using lsd. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with alcohol abuse?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with alcohol abuse?

Yes: Alcohol and other substance abuse is very common, oftentimes a patient will see their doctor about a minor problem and they may be there, whether they realize it or not, to get help with substance abuse. Denial is a major symptom, and the diagnosis of alcoholism requires an thorough history and the development of trust from your patient. Once that occurs, healing can begin. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with depression?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with depression?

Yes: We don't always recognize the problem however, see your primary provider to further evaluate. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with dementia?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with dementia?

Quite a few: As the population ages doctors are seeing more and more patients with varying degrees of dementia. In some cases the dementia is due to a treatable medical condition. In others the progression of the dementia can be slowed with treatment. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with pancreatitis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with pancreatitis?

Yes: We don't always recognize the problem however, see your primary provider to further evaluate. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with psychogenic illness?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with psychogenic illness?

Psychogenic Illness: From the standpoint of how many illnesses are entirely caused by psychological issues or factors, you would have to include the 25% of individuals with depression, and all all of the other disease, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, and more. All other disease states, i.e. Ulcers, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, and a virtually all others that the human psyche interacts, making them worse -100%. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with cirrhosis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with cirrhosis?

Cirrhosis: Gastroenterologist or hepatologist will see a cirrhosis patient after pcp referral. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with acetaminophen overdose?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with acetaminophen overdose?

Not every day: It happens, obviously frequency depends on volume of patients seen. It is not a frequent er presentation in my experience. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with rhabdomyolysis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with rhabdomyolysis?

No: Most office based physicians rarely see serious rhabdomyolisis. A small number of patients on certain prescription medications will develop muscle aches and can be diagnosed and readily treated. Serious rhabdomyolisis, typically caused by severe muscle injury, hyperthermia or other serious illnesses are uncommon, but are almost always seen in emergency rooms. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with polyphagia?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with polyphagia?

It Depends: Polyphagia essentially means excessive eating because of increased appetite. There are usually 2 main reasons a pediatric endocrinologist is asked to see a patient with polyphagia: 1) when the excessive caloric intake causes excessive weight gain, or, 2) when a patient loses weight despite the increase in caloric intake. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with stridor?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with stridor?

Common in children: Croup is common in children 6 months to 6 years during spring and fall, usually caused by virus such as parainfluenza..Croup accounts for 15 percent of respiratory tract infections among children in pediatric practice. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with spermatocele?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with spermatocele?

Yes: This is a pretty common concern because most of them are worried they have cancer when they find a lump in their groin or scrotum. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with bradycardia?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with bradycardia?

Bradycardia: Bradycardia is seen often in the doctor's office -- there are many causes, including a fit/athletic heart, medication side effects (beta blockers or certain calcium channel blocker), an older or weakening heart, and others -- make an appt. To see your doctor! ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with botulism?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with botulism?

No: Happily, botulism is not a common disorder in the United States. That said, all doctors encounter it at sometime in their training or their career. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with nose injury?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with nose injury?

I do: An ear nose and throat doctor sees a lot of patients with nose injuries. Plastic surgeons do as well. It is important when treating a nose injury to treat not only how it looks but how it works. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with hemophilia?

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with hemophilia?

Not very common: Hemophilia is not a very common disease. Hematologists and perhaps pediatrician see more hemophilia. Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that most commonly is inherited. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with bleeding tendency?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with bleeding tendency?

Yes: We don't always recognize the problem however, see your primary provider to further evaluate. ...Read more