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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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What kind of info do doctors see on Healthtap when you ask a Basic question? I've seen answers refer to a patient's age or age bracket, or even name.

What kind of info do doctors see on Healthtap when you ask a Basic question? I've seen answers refer to a patient's age or age bracket,  or even name.

Here are some ...: More transparency to personal general and health-related profile will lead to higher accuracy in answering the question so to be closer to what you need. General public is not supposed to know your privacy. ...Read more

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Do doctors have to see 4 or more patients an hour?

No: Some doctors see more/hour and some see fewer. It depends upon the doctor, specialty, type of practice, acuity of care, financial reimbursement status, whether they work for themselves or a corporation, and many other factors. ...Read more

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When we patients submit questions here what exactly the doctors on healthtap see from information beside the question?What info in my profile do u see

When we patients submit questions here what exactly the doctors on healthtap see from information beside the question?What info in my profile do u see

Limited Info: The clinician see a small profile pic, a screen name, a gender symbol, an age and text questions or comments. Below the comment section are tag words and that's about it. ...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 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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What doctors are usually available to see patients in ER at night?

What doctors are usually available to see patients in ER at night?

ER, hospitalists: Emergency medicine doctors work in the ed 24/7. If a patient needs to be admitted, then the next doctor who should see is a hospitalist or surgeon (if strictly a surgical problem). ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with foreign body in a wound?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with foreign body in a wound?

Wound foreign body: Even in a typical wound center seeing hundreds of patients each month, a wound with a foreign body is not a usual occurrence. Foreign bodies can be of three general varieties: human induced, as with stitches and staples left from surgery; accidental, as with gardening maladies; and exotic, as with cutis calcinosis, an abnormal healing process where the base of the wound calcifies. ...Read more

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