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Tourette Syndrome: Multiple motor tics & at least one vocal tic for at least a year, with no tic-free period of longer than 2months. Common comorbid conditions are adhd, ocd, & other anxiety disorders. Vocal tics include throat-clearing, " huffing, " & "barking";motor tics may be simple or complex. Coprolalia (blurting out " dirty" words) occurs in about 10%. Copropraxia ("dirty" movements) is rarer. See tsa.Org. ...Read more
Will the dsm v change my son's high functioning autism diagnosis? He barely qualified under the dsm iv.
In truth, HFA has: Never been a separate diagnostic category. His diagnosis will be autistic disorder, as for those currently dx'ed with asperger syndrome & pdd-nos. Because core deficits exist in varying degrees in all people with autism, e.g., lack of theory of mind, + impaired facial recognition, social reciprocity, & social communication, all deserve appropriate behavioral, social & educational interventions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Y bipolar diagnosis change w ea doctor? NOS 2002. BP1 mixed w psychosis inpaitent06. Eval CYCLO 2010. BP2/RO bipolar1 mixed inpaitent2014. Which am I?
Bipolar Spectrum Dx: I can't tell you your accurate diagnosis. The diagnoses are all bipolar spectrum. Usually when there is this spread in diagnoses it can mean 1 of 2 things. 1. The more serious diagnoses become evident with subsequent visits due to ^ in symptoms or 2. The different providers are not conversing & the patient is a poor historian. Take care. ...Read more
Alaska. Breast cancer. Now bills and big ins. Exclusions. What to make of e.G., cpt 36561 port insrt billed $4115 and ins company excludes $3521?
Costs: Insurance companies decide what they pay or cover based on cpt codes. Each area of the us has different pay schedules for these cpt codes. Also each insurance company may pay differently. Also hmo insurances, medicare or medicaid insurances may pay some of the lowest rates. I do not know what insurance type you have. If you have concerns, call your insurance company to see what is covered or paid. ...Read more
I'm 23 weeks pregnant. I'm trying to interpret my ultrasound report.
BPD 5.47 cm, GP is 43.6%
OFD 6.81 cm
HC 19.77 cm, GP is 11.5%
AC 16.89 cm, GP is 17.9%
FL 3.59 cm, GP is 6.9%
446 grams, 23.5%?
Dad ECG , vent rate 47bpm, pr interval 146ms, qrs duration 96ms, qt/c 500/442ms, p r t axis 70 17 211. What is wrong with these measurements please?
Vent rat 66bpm, pr int 141 ms, qrs dur 89ms, qt/qtc 415/429 ms, p-r-t axes 65 29 37, qtcb 437 ms, atypical ECG low qrs voltage. What does the ECG mea?
Abnormal ECG: The major finding is low voltage. Causes of low voltage include: pericardial effusion, pleural effusion, overweight, emphysema, pneumothorax, contrictive pericarditidis, previous massive mi, end-stage dilated cardiomyopathy, infiltrative myocardial diseases — i.e. Restrictive cardiomyopathy due to amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, haemochromatosis; scleroderma, myxoedema (severe low thyroid hormone). ...Read more
Always ask, "Why?": Always ask, "Why do you ask?" Sometimes the person has a reason to know the information (such as a patient forgetting which of her own pills are which, or a doctor trying to figure out what a patient took). Other times, a person is snooping into another person's pills, trying to figure out what the other person is taking (unethical, and should be illegal). These pills might be Viread (tenofovir) and Tivicay. ...Read more
,-2010- foley for surg prep for tibia&sh-caused renal failure &UTIsurg0 now-hemogl.bld work norm BP190/120 -90/39 nt. Sw.
Nodule (hernia th-abd-3pain?
I got a diagnoses of dsm axis 2 personality disorder with features of narcissistic, borderline, ocd, dependent and histrionic. Why such a loose defini?
"Features" only: Key word here is "features" of various personality types. The interviewer noted that you have a fixed pattern of relating to the world and others no matter what the situation (personality disorder). This apparently includes features found in several personality disorders but no definitive one stood out. Firmer delineation may come over time, but characteristics of these disorders may overlap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Family hist,NHS wont disclose amyloidosis,in family,MRI ruled out hypokensis.refused results, noECG,No MRA of LV,I found amyloid in records now missin?
See details: This is not a medical question. Conspiracy theories cannot be addressed here. ...Read more
My med history antisocial personality disorder needs correcting -asked therapist for 10 yrs -for gad and bipolar- to write correction but she wrote axis II deferred -would u infer likely 'true'?
Yes: Yes, there are many types of MRI brain scans that can be done, depending on the clinical indication. Mri brain without contrast, MRI brain without and with contrast, mr angiography of the head, mr venography, MRI brain perfusion, to name a few. Some exams will include additional or advanced imaging sequences beyond the standard depending on clinical indication of exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer