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Does doctor have the right to call an ambulance to my home if I don't want one?

Duty to call: Doc has a duty to do the right thing; you have the right to refuse it (assuming you are in your right mind). ...Read more

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Must I call my doctor or ambulance if I have retinal detachment?

Must I call my doctor or ambulance if I have retinal detachment?

See EyeMD: See your ophthalmologist asap to diagnose an rd if you have symptoms of flashing lights, floaters, and vision loss. If you have other ways of getting to the doctor, an ambulance isn't necessary. ...Read more

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How would you stop,bleeding after a Tonsilectomy? I know I have to call. My doctor and ER but meanwhile wait it for the ambulance? What to do ?

How would you stop,bleeding after a Tonsilectomy?  I know I have to call. My doctor and ER but meanwhile wait it for the ambulance?  What to do ?

Call an ambulance: Bleeding after a tonsillectomy can be serious. I recommend calling for an ambulance so that you are immediately assessed, to make sure that your vitals signs are stable. The ambulance will take you safely to the ER, so that the bleeding can be treated immediately. ...Read more

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Have a mother 73 who lives in another state them myself. In july she said my cousin kill somebody . She did not they called for ambulance she refused medical attention. She knows dates time who she is. Call her doctor they could not dicuss my mother with

There : There could be numerous reasons for this behavior. They could be psychiatric, for example, depression, it could be the beginning of a neurological illness such as alzheimer's disease or it could be side effects of prescription or over the counter medications that she might be taking. In any event, a thorough evaluation by a physician knowledgeable in geriatric medicine or psychiatry would be the best strategy. If she is refusing to see a specialist, she may agree to talk to her family doctor whom she knows and trusts and who could evaluate her and recommend further steps, if necessary. A telehealth option might work as well. This method allows the person to be evaluated at home via a video link directly connected to the doctor's office. Many studies show that seniors favor this type of service. ...Read more

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Dizzy occ so doc called ambulance. Nothing found but 'old age' (woman at 95). What effect is combo of pacemaker, estrogen, nitro patch and other ntg?

Dizzy occ so doc called ambulance. Nothing found but 'old age' (woman at 95). What effect is combo of pacemaker, estrogen, nitro patch and other ntg?

Dizzy?: There are many reasons for dizziness and heart disease is only one of them. If "nothing was found", a pacemaker isn't going to help and shouldn't be used. Nitroglycerin and nitro patches are used for chest pain and can make dizziness worse. As i said in an earlier post to you, if you feel better on estrogen, i would use it, but that's just my opinion. ...Read more

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For allergic reaction to eye drops do I call poison control ? No doctors are available right now it's saturday .& no one is home to take me anywhere

For allergic reaction to eye drops do I call poison control ? No doctors are available right now it's saturday .& no one  is home to take me anywhere

OK for a start: Depending on how severe / uncomfortable you are, can ask poison control for advice. They may say to get eyes checked at urgent care or er if no eye dr available, so may need to call friend / cab for ride, or ems if severe. ...Read more

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Open later to doctors who can tell me what's wrong why do I have chest pain i don't have money to ask health tab but u can call me home ?

Open later to doctors who can tell me what's wrong why do I have chest pain i don't have money to ask  health tab but u can call me home ?

They should not: Charge you for asking questions as we are not paid when answering them! see a doctor! healthcare is expensive and it cannot be done over the phone! ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does one call a person who suffers from athazagoraphobia?

A person who fears: Being forgotten, ignored or abandoned is an athazagoraphobic. ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're the treatments (preferably natural ones) available for the ailment called corns?

Help doctors! what're the treatments (preferably natural ones) available for the ailment called corns?

Corn: There are no natural treatments. Corns are the result of friction on the toe surface where it meets the shoe. There are also corns between the toes caused by boney enlargement duty to friction of the toes themselves. The dead skin can be shaved off but this doesn't correct the problem. See your podiatrist for real assistance. ...Read more

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