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I need a medication evaluation or a diagnoses evaluation can I do this online with online tests. I am 43, treating this since 25 years old.

DIY diagnosis: We generally don't recommend do-it-yourself medical evaluation and/or diagnoses w/online tests. You didn't mention what you've been treating for the past 18yrs but I'd suggest you check in w/your family doc. If you're looking for online help b/c you don't have insurance, check out http://www.Alvinblin. Blogspot. Com/#!http://alvinblin. Blogspot. Com/p/low-cost-medicaldentalpharmacy-options. Html. ...Read more

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Office evaluation shows he has hypotension and kussmaul respiration. Can someone diagnose this and tell me why?

Office evaluation shows he has hypotension and kussmaul respiration. Can someone diagnose this and tell me why?

Acidosis: The classical cause of kussmaul respiration and hypotension is diabetic ketoacidosis but any form of acidosis can cause it, for instance, acute renal failure or poisoning with ethylene glycol (anti-freeze). Best of luck! ...Read more

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Are there definitive tests for "hyper-beta androgenic syndrome" that don't require going to mayo? Or treat to diagnose route?

Not really: There is always some uncertainty in medicine. And sometimes, the experts treat with the same rationale. I. E empiric ttament to see if indeed the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can general dentists diagnose oral pathologies, cysts, etc., or does it require a specialist?

Can general dentists diagnose oral pathologies, cysts, etc., or does it require a specialist?

Start the process: A general dentist is trained to look for and recognize oral anomalies and symptoms and can then refer you to the appropriate specialist for definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose hyperparathyroidism and follow it after treatment.?

High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose hyperparathyroidism and follow it after treatment.?

Blood and urine test: To make a diagnosis of Hyperparathyroidism you need first to have a blood test for Calcium level in your blood.
If you have normal calcium level and not even high normal you do not in all probability have Hyperparathyroidism and no test need to be done
but if calcium level is high than you will need blood level of Parathyroid Hormone&VitD level.
After diagnosis Scan&ultrasound and possible Surgery ...Read more

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High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose coronary spasms and follow it after treatment.?

High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose coronary spasms and follow it after treatment.?

See cardiologist: First of all, why do you want to diagnose coronary spasms. I advise you to go see your board certified cardiologist for him or her to dtermine if that is even a probable diagnosis given the clinical findings and symptoms. ...Read more

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High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose colonic diseases and follow it after treatment.?

High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose colonic diseases and follow it after treatment.?

Depends: The tests will depend upon symptoms. Discuss with your physician regarding your symptoms and you can together come up with a good cost effective plan. ...Read more

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High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose autoimmune diseases and follow it after treatment.?

High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose autoimmune diseases and follow it after treatment.?

No tests: You need to see a rheumatologist, there are no 100% specific tests. Seeing a rheumatologist is the most cost-effective and only way to determine whether you have an autoimmune disease. Go to www. Rheumatology. Org to find a rheumatologist nearby. ...Read more

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High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose diabetic ulcers and follow it after treatment.?

High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose diabetic ulcers and follow it after treatment.?

Not easy: Keys are changing weight-bearing, good wound care, absolute nicotine avoidance, good glucose control, verifying good circulation or improving it, if possible. Special shoes to get your weight off the ulcers is the best use of money ($4-500). Wound care can be relatively simple with silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream. Doctor can feel pulses in feet = no vascular work up needed. Avoid regranex, dermagraft, appligraf, hbo. ...Read more

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High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose chronic myelogenous leukemia and follow it after treatment.?

High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose chronic myelogenous leukemia and follow it after treatment.?

Nccn.org: Awful predicament. CML is one of the success stories with the new therapies, but proper follow up is important to assure optimal long term survival on the new oral agents. There are good patient assistance programs to assist with your medications. Review the web address above and CML page with your doc to plan the needed tests. ...Read more

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What does the donor evaluation include?

What does the donor evaluation include?

Complete workup: Usually a complete physical examination; and comprehensive blood panels to make sure the "donor" is top shape. ...Read more

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What will happen at my first urogynecologist evaluation?

What will happen at my first urogynecologist evaluation?

H&P: Likely the doctor will take a history and perform a physical, which may include a pelvic exam, urinalysis and post void residual measurement. You may also be asked to complete a voiding diary either before or after your appointment. ...Read more

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Hepatitus b evaluation, am i hepatitus b positive?

Data?: To answer your question you need to be tested, so see your doctor and have blood tests done. If a test is positive for hepatitis b antibodies, it means you have been exposed and developed an immune reaction to the virus, or you have been vaccinated against it (very common now). If you are hep b antigen positive, you have an active infection with the virus. ...Read more

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What are the first steps in an infertility evaluation?

What are the first steps in an infertility evaluation?

See a specialist: See a reproductive endocrinology and infertility md, who will review your medical history and your partner's history, examine you, and recommend fertility tests. These may include blood work to check your ovarian reserve (egg number and quality) and to check for hormonal problems, an ultrasound scan of your uterus and ovaries, a hsg to check your tubes, and a semen analysis for him. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What occurs in an adult speech-language evaluation?

What occurs in an adult speech-language evaluation?

Adult speech/lang: An adult speech language evaluation can last 1 to 2 hours. First a detailed history about the presenting problem is obtained from the patient or family member. Reading, writing, speaking and listening skills may be evaluated. If the voice is thought to be the problem, then a video recording or video stroboscopy is performed to check vocal cord movement. Breathing pattern is also evaluated. ...Read more

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How can I get to be examined u recommended demartological evaluation?

How can I get to be examined u recommended demartological evaluation?

Yes: Schedule an appointment with either your physician or a physician that specializes in treatment of skin (dermatologist). Take care. ...Read more

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Is there any health evaluation model to predict the current health risk?

Is there any health evaluation model to predict the current health risk?

Physical: The only health evaluation model is a good physical and general lab tests and if indicated X-rays. There are certain blood biomarkers available to predict one's susceptibility to certain cancers and other diseases ...Read more

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What is a colposcopic evaluation?

What is a colposcopic evaluation?

Microscope: Basically we look at your cervix thru a special kind of microscope, and if we see anything that stands out, may collect a little tissue from that area for testing.
Usually not very painful but not a bad idea to take 800 mg of Ibuprofen 1-2 hrs beforehand and ask whether your gyn might use a local anesthetic if a biopsy is needed which we have started doing and the patients prefer. ...Read more

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What does a donor pre-evaluation entail?

What does a donor pre-evaluation entail?

Match and health: Tissue match is certainly needed for donation to make sure the recepient will not reject. Also, the health of the donor is evaluated to make sure the donor will not be hurt by donating his kidney. Also, a final stage is evaluation of the anatomy of blood vessels that will be operated upon. Along the way, a psychosocial eval makes sure the donor is actually interested & not pressured to donate. ...Read more

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What? Is the evaluation like for? Migraines?

What? Is the evaluation like for? Migraines?

History&exam: Most migraines are diagnosed by the history and a normal neurological exam. Scans of the brain are usually not necessary. ...Read more

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Can you give me a mental evaluation over this app?

Can you give me a mental evaluation over this app?

No good answer: Any reasonable mental evaluation used for legal or other purposes would need to be conducted by a licensed physician, preferably board certified in psychiatry, or psychology on a face to face basis. A mental evaluation by an out-of-state physician, conducted on line would borderline as malpractice. ...Read more

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How much does it cost for arthrocentesis evaluation?

How much does it cost for arthrocentesis evaluation?

Depends: That would depend on the joint (deep joints will require equipment to accurately enter the joint, adding to cost) and what tests are done. These tests vary in cost from lab to lab. The actual cost is often less that the amount charged due to contractural arrangements. ...Read more

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Does a donor need to be hospitalized for pre-evaluation?

Usually not: Usually all pre-donation tests are done on an outpatient basis. Unless if any tests were positive and they need to be taken care of that will preclude donation at this point. ...Read more

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What typically happens during a psychological evaluation?

What typically happens during a psychological evaluation?

Battery of tests: A psychological eval usually starts with a clinical interview in which the examiner works to develop a history on the client, gather the client's perception of current dysfunction, and develop rapport. This may be followed by self-report and/or examiner administered tests. The types of tests will depend on the referral question. A report is generally written and feedback provided to the client. ...Read more

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What can I do to get a complete psychological evaluation?

What can I do to get a complete psychological evaluation?

See a psychiatrist: A psychiatrist can conduct a complete evaluation using a standard interview such as the scid to determine if you have a psychiatric diagnosis and can refer you for further psychological testing for such disorders such as adhd. ...Read more

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