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What can you tell me about the topical ointment Emuaid, specifically its effectiveness in treating bed sores?
Emuaid: Emuaid may help. There have been no double blinded randomized controlled studies on the formulation in Emuaid exactly, but many patient have been helped. See cremersmd@blogspot. Com for more information. It may help with bed sores but check with your MD if it is an open wound as stronger antibiotic may be needed. ...Read more
Boils on my anus years from now only used emuaid oitment it helps but I wanna get rid of it help please?
Due to Fistula: See colo-rectal surgeon for fistulotomyGet a more detailed answer ›
HealthTap: You can request a text only consult through HealthTap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
Just to emphasize: What Dr. Rhoads said is correct. The proper way to use this forum is to pose any question in this area for a response from one of many qualified primary as well as specialty physicians but in limited fashion since we only have a certain field size for responses. The other way is to ask for a consultation of an on call physician (PRIME visit) or a specialist (CONCIERGE visit). Happy asking! ...Read more
Try HealthTap Prime: HealthTap PRIME began this summer (2014), and is a Primary Care service. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors are online at various times. Patients talk and give their details. A consultation ends each time, and the doctor does not follow-up after the consultation. No lab nor imaging tests are ordered, but certain types of medications may be prescribed. ...Read more
Do you trust him?: This is a touchy subject for both of you. Have you & he discussed these women & the emails? I don't know how you can accept that they're "just friends" unless you trust him, and I don't know if you and he have earned each others' trust. Has he given you other cause to doubt him? And how did you discover these emails -- maybe by reading when he wasn't there? Trust can be a very tender thing. ...Read more
Talk to her about it:
People read emails of others frequently and relationships end, then another one begins via some social network connection. When your girlfriend finds out you have been spying on her she will probably feel some anger and resentment.
If you want the relationship to survive find a good therapist and start couples counseling. ...Read more
Are dr's on h.T. Willing to do phone or email consults to help point someone in the right direction medically?
No: That is not the purpose of health tap. We don't replace the dr/patient relationship and part of that is a complete history and physical to make that diagnosis to get you on the right path. I'm sure if you look you might be able to find a free clinic in your area of you do not have insurance. Where I live they are often associated with churches. ...Read more
I don't even have enough room on here to type out my full question. Please email me so I can provide you with all of my symptoms and information.
Consult: You should consult with a physician on this site if it is a complicated question. Set up an appointment, either via text or video consult, with a physician of your choice, to get an answer. ...Read more
I keep getting emails from friends and family bout how bad ect is. I just don't know what to do anymore. I'm at my wits end. Can anyone help me?
ECT is common: I would bet none of those emails are coming from medical professionals. I would trust the experience and care of those providing medical and mental health services to you. Ect is an effective and very common tool used in keeping those struggling with depression alive and well. ...Read more
Hello. Please send me your email or, and phone number so I can communicate with you one on one. I need to know I'm in touch with a discreet person.?
You can schedule phone, video or chat consultation with a HT Prime doctor. HT physicians only communicate with patients by answering questions or by having consultations
via HT. ...Read more
Consult: Try phoning in for a consult is most effective. ...Read more
Need some advice about a seroma but can't send full details on here so can you respond through email?
R/o wound infection: 18 year old gentleman with fluid collection/wound. Please visit your MD asap. You may have a significant fluid collection under that wound, and it needs to be insp aspirated or drained. If you develop a fluid/gas collection, get it seen. Fluid collections can harbor or develop significant infections. Warmth, redness, pain, swelling are symptoms of infection. Symptomatic seroma needs exam/aspiration ...Read more
My last few emails have come back with "we've got the answer". .. But the content is blank, can you help?
The answer to what..: What is the question that you are trying to find the answer to? Please repost with the actual question. Thank you. ...Read more
Yea I understand I think only paid accounts can attach photos can I have an email address or phone number in certain it will work?
The PRIME doctors...: HealthTap PRIME doctors can see photos you upload into your FILES (just click on FILES at the left of the screen, if on a computer). You can also send photos while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. Doctors answering the regular, free questions are NOT able to see your images or photos. The HealthTap Support email feature and phone number are in the SUPPORT tab (just click on it). ...Read more
I tried pasting my question on here; it will not fit. Could I email you the question? Please email me at TURNE237@email. Sc.edu if OK. Thanks!
Yes: Put you question on or do a text visit ...Read more
Doublecheck directionsfor VIT D250, 000 units :Take 6 capsules orally as a single dose as directd. All at once?! Seemslike yes from init email 2 dr off
Quarter million: A quarter million units of vitamin D sounds like a HUGE dose. Six times that would be one and a half million units. Better check with the doctor before taking it... and ask why so much, compared to the usual doses that people take all the time. ...Read more