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Dry In South Florida
Big area!: You've specified a very large geographic area, that encompasses a number of countries. Each country in turn practices gastroenterology a little bit differently. You may want to start your search for a board-certified gastroenterologist, perhaps one that has been american-trained and is affiliated with a teaching medical center. Good luck in your search for the expertise you seek. ...Read more
Finding a Doctor: Great. You are in the U.S. I do not know your sexuality. But, if you are worried about HIV and other stds please go to http://www.Glma.Org. Put in your zip code and find a male physician close to your location. Go sit with this person and learn all you can about sex and disease. ...Read more
Can you give me the names of nationally recognized private practices in periodontology and in oral/maxillofacial surgery in southeast florida?
Depends . . .: Best specialist depends upon who you ask. Also depends upon your insurance (or are you willing to pay out of pocket). Also depends upon how far you're willing to drive (northern california is a rather large geographic area). Start by looking thru insurance book or their website. Then ask your family doc (plus family & friends) who s/he likes. Finally, consider academic centers & athletic teams. ...Read more
Are the best medical schools in the states? Are medical schools in india, china, japan, england/uk, iraq, israel, etc., reputable? Would you attend?
Best is relative.: Good medical schools and great doctors in every country. Generalizing possible, but misleading. Most medical education takes place during internship / residency. Best education is one that prepares you for practice in the society and culture you live in. Japanese schools are great for japanese physicians and likewise for the other countries. ...Read more
The very humid and hot Florida weather through the year makes people drench in their sweat. Can people get heat stroke in it?
I'm living in UK now and always suffering from dry eyes.I don't have this in my home country in Asia.Does it related to the weather and dryness?
Dry eyes. : There could be atmospheric contributions to this, but I might think more simply that you're being exposed to more allergens or pollutants. Just a thought. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on how fast the body core temp drops. Definition: below 95 degrees: depending on the body temp: between 95-89.6 - poor peripheral circulation, shivering, apathy, lethargy, confusion and rapid heart rate; between 89.6-82.4 - shivering stops, increased confusion or delirium, slowing heart rate and irregular heart rate; below 82.4 coma, ventricular fibrillation (type of cardiac arrest). ...Read more
Do an online search: There are doctors in each community. To start, an adult woman needs an internist or family practitioner, plus an obgyn doctor. A man needs an internist or family practitioner. One can search on healthtap by city name, to see if local doctors are on healthtap (if they are, then one can read their writings to learn more about them). Also, one can check his own insurer's website for doctor's names. ...Read more
Are there any doctors who specialize in EDS neat the Arcata, Eureka area. maybe down near San Francisco?
Yes: Any rheumatologist should be able to treat EDS. ...Read more
I was in a forest area last night and got about 5 or 6 mosquito bites.wat are the chances of getting west nile or zika?I live in cook county, Illinois
Yes and No: There are mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in the Chicago or Cook County areas, but the chances of an individual person getting infected by the virus or of getting a symptomatic infection from the virus, are not known. Yes, one can catch it, but the CDC reported 72 cases for Illinois 2015, which is not a big number. As for Zika, it is not yet in Chicago or Cook County mosquitoes. ...Read more
Live in Saudi Arabia with era curing sand storms. Our pool has. a lot of sand on the bottom of the pool . Can children swim safely? Broken vacuum
Endocrinologist : Endocrinologists specialize in hormonal conditions such as hyperthyroidism . I would recommend the america association of clinical endocrinologists (aace) directory online at aace.Com. There is a searchable page to find practicing endocrinologists based on your area code and city. Aace is the largest organization for such physicians. ...Read more
The very hot and humid weather most of the year in Florida has me working out indoors, only. I hardly see people outdoors in AM or PM. Environment?
Suffering from frost bite.I live in delhi which is hot in summers & very cold in winrers.In winters my feet and hands get swelled up.So is it severe?
I don't think so: Check your peripheral circulation with venous doppler. ...Read more
Clarification: There are many areas in india where there are mixed forms of malaria and Chloroquine therefore is not reccomended. P vivax malaria does occur in india but so does resistant p falciparum. An alternative is to take pregnancy safe Mefloquine instead since the usual combo of Chloroquine plus proguanil cannot be used. Again Chloroquine alone is not for india. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hot and very humid Florida has all my friends working out indoors most of the year. Can a person get heat stroke outdoors in this tropical hot place?
Yes. Heat Stroke!: Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke -- also known as sunstroke -- call an ambulance immediately and give first aid until paramedics arrive. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/heat-stroke-symptoms-and-treatment#1 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer