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Do patients see a doctor more or less during the summer?

Do patients see a doctor more or less during the summer?

Typically less: Office visits tend to be specific to the time of year such as cold/flu season. ...Read more

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Do doctors think badly of patients who are hypocondriacs? And constatly see them?

Shouldn't: Although a hypocondriac patient can be challenging, your doctor should never think badly about concerns you are having. Should respect all patients equally. ...Read more

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I see no doctors from UK and the whole app is written for USA patients......

I see no doctors from UK and the whole app is written for USA patients......

Yes and no: We cannot write prescriptions in countries that we are not licensed in; I can't even write prescriptions in states that I'm not licensed in. HealthTap is a new company so all the docs are from the U.S. However, I have answered medical queries from all over the world so you can still ask questions from the UK. We just can't prescribe anything for you. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with sarcoma?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with sarcoma?

Only specialists: Most doctors do not see that many patients with sarcoma, only those doctors (surgeons and others) who specialize in the treatment of sarcomas. ...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 vertigo?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with vertigo?

Yes and no: Dizziness is an extremely common complaint, vertigo (the sensation of motion in the absence of motion) is a type of dizziness which is less common. In an average week, seeing between 120 and 150 patients 5 might have vertigo. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with the flu?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with the flu?

Seasonal: Flu has a seasonal incidence is seen more often in winter. ...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 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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