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I believe I have add and I can't get a doctor to listen to me and help I'm afraid that they only think I want to medication used to treat it?
Too common: This is unfortunately the case for so many. A most stigmatized diagnosis amongst the profession. It is both over and under diagnosed and treated. Risks on erring too much on side or the other of the debate. Overall wishing you well in which ever direction you move ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I know i've got depression, i don't need a doctor to tell me that. But do they have to prescribe anti depressants or what?
It depends: There are 2 major types of depression 1) reactive to disturbing life events and 2) physiological. Then there are those that are mixes of the 2. The physiologically based depressions can not be cured, but medication + psychotherapy can help keep them under control. Reactive ones need more psychotherapy to deal with the issues underlying the depression and may not need medication. ...Read more
Why has it become so difficult to get doctors to help us? Why do I have to research/ diagnose illnesses myself despite having med insurance?
Second Opinions: Regardless of if you have insurance, doctors are here to help you. If you've run into instances where they are not as helpful as you want, then ask them to clarify as they may not know you do not understand. If this does not help, then you should go to another doctor for help. ...Read more
When I go to the doctor 4 birth control do I have to admit I've had sex?I'm really shy talking about it.I need 2 get on birth control just to be safe.
Honesty: It is in YOUR best interest to be completely honest and forthcoming with your physician, so that he/she can do what's best for your health. Since you are sexually active, you should be screened for STD's at least yearly and with each change in sexual partner. This is in YOUR best interest. Your interaction with your physician is COMPLETELY confidential. No one else will know what you discuss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 2 budgerigars in my room, do they cause any disease ? I love them but I am afraid if something will happen to me...?!
Like all: Birds of the Parrot group there ARE fungal infections which can be harmful to humans! Take the birds to a VET who can examine and treat! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
What do you suggest if my sisters got threadworm and we all have to take tablets to treat it however I cannot physically take tablets so please help ?
OTC liquid: There are a variety of over the counter PW medications that come in powder form and can be suspended in water. ...Read more
What to do if I have heard u can use yoghurt to treat bv, my doc doesn't seem bothered that i keep getting it and can't get antibiotics. Does yoghurt work?
I can't get happy no matter what i do. Even things that used to be amazing make me wanna cry. I dorm know if I have depression or not. I'm crying now?
It could be : Depression if ur unhappiness has been lasting more than 2 weeks. B reassured u can get help. Talk 2 ur family doc who knows ur general health status. Ask her/him for a good mental health referral. A face 2 face psych eval will yield a diagnosis. Psychotherapy works & u consider it an option 2 help urself handle emotions. If u r suicidal pls go 2 er 2 b safe.Already u made 1st step w/ur q: brave u! ...Read more
What do you recommend if I have a nasal polyp because i've made some researchcan I do to treat it?
I want to gain length in my penis. Do pills work? Should I use them? I am 22. I have seen companies that sell pills that claim they are the best. I want to know if they work at all? If they do, what brand would you recommend? If they do not, what other op
It : It is a good thing that you asked before putting out money for any of these products. They do not work. However there are so many men who are either enamored by the commercials or who are desperate to have a larger penis that they are willing to pay large sums of money without checking it out first. ...Read more
I need an endocrinology Dr. to treat me for low T.... I have been using a local endo Dr. for 2 years or so but they moved. Do you prescribe test?? I
Need local Endocrino: For low Testosterone level treatment it may be a good idea to find a local area Endocrinologist and get your records trandferred to the new doctor.You have to have documentation of your T deficiency and appropriate indications for therapy with Testostrone at age of 39 years.It can not be prescribed without all the information and not on this site. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get menstrual migraines & am in a rural area. Have seen 3 docs who don't know what to do with me anymore. They are angry when a medication/treatment isn't effective. I get upset too, I don't want to be in this much pain but I'm out of options help!
Can be treated: Catmenial (menstrual) migraines are not uncommon, with approaches than can be slightly different than that used for other types of migraine headaches. Since you are in NM, suggest your doctors utilize the teleHealth linkup of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine to discuss your case. http://hsc.unm.edu/health/patient-care/telehealth.html ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I love this idea and would love to see this become popular. I realize you cannot write narcotics which I do not take but what can you treat people for?
Treat many problems: This network has a PLETHORA of specialists and we do have prescribing capacity which is something you won't find on other telemedicine networks. I'm a neurologist so I can literally and virtually see almost any type of patient by remote consultation. Wanna try it? Land on my page and let's set something up: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
Consultation .: Best idea is to see your local ent specialist. ...Read more
Been to 5 doctors with no help. positive i have cns parasite. anything besides albendazole you can reccomend i do? i have to treat myslf at this point
I think I have bipolar disorder. How do I know for certain if I have it or not? I have taken those quizzes online, which sometimes can be unreliable, but both of them said I am bipolar, i just want to make sure.
Hello. : Hello. Those tests can be suggestive of bipolar disorder. But because there are many other things that can have some of the same symptoms, the tests should not be used to make a diagnosis. I recommend that you see either a psychiatrist or a psychologist for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr. mike gabor. i need to know if they have to use benzo,s in MRI if i am put out . i cannot take them .........allergies .
MRI: Not necessarily, you may be able to have a short acting a aesthetic. Speak to the radiologist and he should be able to put your mind at rest ...Read more
Who do I talk to about worry anxiety? If i take medicine they were to prescribe will i become addicted? I don't want that. Where do I start?
Start with...: I say start with your primary care doctor. Medicines can help, and there are medicines available that you do not become dependent on! but your doctor may also refer you to someone for counseling, which can help and sometimes, with time, alleviate the need for prescriptions! good luck. ...Read more
I have been taking levothyroxin 150 & now they lowered it to 75. And I'm not sure why. Can you tell me some reasons why they might have lowered it?
Hypothyroid: A blood test will monitor if you are receiving the correct dose. The test is a TSH. Too little or too much can make you not feel right. ...Read more
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