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Dr Charles Cattano commented on a question of mine.I would like to consult with him if possible.His profile won't give me that option.Can anyone help?
Please clarify: This is the portion of Healthtap that is used to provide basic medical information. I am not sure what you desire but this portion of Healthtap is not for individual patient care. Take care. ...Read more
What dr or drs do I see for osler weber rendu syndrome. My ENT dr. Was not very helpful.
Osler Weber Rendu: Owr syndrome is an hereditary problem that causes multiple blood vessel growths called telangectasias. These cause bleeding problems, especially frequent nose bleeds. There is usually a family history of hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasias (hht). Most ENT dr.'s have some experience with this problem but may have exposure to only a few patients. Most academic centers will have hht clinics. ...Read more
Do pa know what they are talking about.The md was busy so i had to see his pa not helpful.I felt like it was a wast of time/money.Md recomended by dr.
They should: Most certified pa's are trained and should know "what they are talking about." but at the end of the day, "when the rubber hits the road." you need to be comfortable with your health care provider, and if you did not have a good visit, or feel comfortable with the pa, i would recommend seeing the dr. Next time. ...Read more
Thank you. Dr. Albert Melaragno for your help. My child is doin ok. And we had a long talk. Thank you.
You are welcome: If there are any other issues feel free to contact me ...Read more
Bunavail: has a program where patients with commercial insurance have a limited copay and cash pay patients receive a significant discount. Each provider may have 2 patients who may receive their medication free for ? 6 months if they qualify based on income. Suboxone has a program called here to help that each provider may have 3 qualified patients receive medication for 12 months. check with your MD ...Read more
Diabetes 2 dr took me off med hum line got sugar to low in 50 my sugar is 98-150 any ideas what to do he is ny primary dr.
98-150: A blood sugar of 98-150 is a bit high but that should be resolved by medicine - metformin is a good start and very inexpensive at the pharmacy. You should also give consideration to your food intake and, despite the cold and snow over the next few months try and develop an exercise program. ...Read more
Why in my orthopedic dr notes, does the dr say "8 yr of depression which is important"? Do dr's try to link even ortho maladies to psychology origin
Origins vs component: If your doctor is taking a comprehensive history, all aspects of your life matter -- including your level of depression. This doesn't mean doctors believe depression to be the origin of an orthopedic complaint. I agree with others who've mentioned the relationship between pain and depression. Also depression can affect recovery ; healing from surgery, as well as desire to participate in pt, etc. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I would like to know is kings college hospital a good hospital my gp said it is. my neurologist might let me have epilepsy surgery Ihave mixed feeling?
High risk: Lipoprotein(a) (also called lp(a)) is a lipoprotein subclass. Genetic studies and numerous epidemiologic studies have identified lp(a) as a risk factor for atherosclerotic diseases such as coronary heart disease and stroke. The results of the LP (a) test will vary, depending on the laboratory where the sample was analyzed. Normal values for this test are below 30 mg/dl (milligrams per deciliter). ...Read more
I saw a book in fertility for dummies. It hurts my feelings, but to be honest I don’t know much: is it a good reference?
?: Either connect with Drs Al or Brad directly, or brief us on what was going on earlier, it doesn't work that way, not a chat room, no previous posts or attached strings, kindly be more informative ...Read more
When i was diagnosed with barretts esophagus the dr who performed the egd told me i could not drink tea, but my family dr told me it is good to drink tea for barretts...Which is correct?
I heard dr roizen speak and he was awesome. Is he a generalist or specialist I could go see for care?
Anesthesiologist: He is an anesthesiologist who was given the title of chief wellness officer of the cleveland clinic. Beware of advice he gives as i personally had a bad experience from some of his advice. That said, he is a nice man and does speak well. ...Read more
Please disregard questions from me to these Doctors : Dr. Steven Seres and Dr. Rick Koch. I have found the answer to my question. Thx, Jerry Neitzel?
May not be able to!: Sorry, but there is no way to determine if either of these docs will read your questions, as we all answer questions for free, as our schedules allow. Also, there is no way to pair your questions back to back or link questions you ask together! Glad you found your answer! If you get answers, they will act as "second opinions!" This never hurts, though, and it's valuable to get >1 opinion. ...Read more
Hi Can high sugar cause high BP..wanna know else will as my father to see a dr right away...pls help..thanks?
We are trying for a baby for last 4 months no sucess yet.Can i go to meet a doctor now?I heard that after 6 months of trying will be good to meet dr.
What are some reasons someone should/might choose to switch primary care doctors? How do I determine if my current Dr is no longer a good fit for me?
That depends : Comfort with, and confidence in, your PCP are critical to an effective patient-physician experience. Does your PCP listen to you and engage your active participation in your healthcare treatments? Is your PCP empathetic and a good communicator? Is your PCP accessible? Is your PCP/staff responsive to calls and questions? These are factors that should help you decide. Best to you! ...Read more
2 be a "Good doctor": 1) Finds fulfillment & joy in work; 2) Keeps his/her "cool" with patients/colleagues; 3) Is not afraid to fail (accepts challenges); 4) Knows you can't do it all; 5) Is a perpetual student; 6) Deals amenably with work hassles; 7) Keeps family first; 8) Is a health team player; 9) Has passion & nobility for the profession of medicine; 10) Balances vision with task. Ref. ACG Magazine, 5/2017 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask around: Ask your ob.Gyn if they have some recommendations. Also, ask your friends and neighbors who they use. Most pediatricians have an interview process where you can get to know them before choosing. Also, remember you can always change doctors if you decide you are not happy with the one you have chosen, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Combination of. . .: Natural intelligence, superb training, experience and ongoing learning, caring compassionate attitude, and humility to know they're not always right. Kindness towards our fellow beings, regardless of age, race, status, or wealth. Inquisitive and understanding. Giving and charitable. You'll know when you meet one! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat healthy high: calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, > ...Read more
Very good...: Your blood pressure is good, we look for blood pressure to be less than 130/80. If it is between 130-140, or over 80, we recommend avoiding cigarettes if you smoke, lowering your salt intake, weight loss if you are overweight, and vigorous exercise for 30 minutes 3-4 times a week...Your blood pressure is fine! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptom Care Only: Start with a good diagnosis. There are different kinds of lp, some more annoying than others, so make sure your dentist/oral surgeon/ent has a firm diagnosis. There's no treatment unless you're having pain or other symptoms. No preventative measures either. We used to worry about malignant transformation, but that seems unlikely now. Sorry, but there's no good treatment except to relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Can d/w nutritionist: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, > ...Read more
Board certified: You can check with certifying organizations like the aafp for a family physician, or check on sites like healthgrades to check for physicians in your area of a certain specialty. People post evaluations for the doctors. Remember though, these are voluntary but also does list hospital affiliations, and if there has been any malpractice or medical board actions for a physician. Talk with your friends. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be careful: Reputable clinics should. Be very careful. There seems to be a "pain clinic" on every corner. Some clinics are nothing but pill mills managed by doctors w/ no certification in pain management. Be sure the doctor is board certified by american board of pain medicine or american board interventional pain practice. ...Read more
Depends: Where are you located? What good means will depend on the patient's individual needs. Most concierge and direct primary care doctors use this model to provide an excellent level of care. A recommendation from another concierge or regular doctor could be very helpful in your search. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer