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Lawyers have the Martindale-Hubell directory; MDs have Castle Connolly for ratings. Dentists have nothing? Please provide me a resource?
Try This: Try this: https://www.zocdoc.com/ Enter Dentist and zip code and go to town... ...Read more
Just in the U.S.: Doctors on healthtap are U.S. Licensed doctors, so most of the information here is about diseases and medications found in the U.S. However, many human questions and conditions are universal across the globe. Feel free to ask your questions, but foreign medication names probably won't be recognized. ...Read more
M south Indian.Costwise i am struggling to buy medicines with average salary.why ocd medications costly?is there any offer for poor people world wide?
I need a doctor who accepts anthen blue cross insurance (medi-cal) in elk grove or south sacramento area, california.
Type of doctor need?: Are you looking for a primary care doctor (e.g. an internist, family practice doctor, or OB/GYN) or a specific type of specialist (e.g. cardiologist, endocrinologist, etc.)?? Most insurance provide patients with a list of doctors available within their network. Consider contacting insurance company for list. Medicaid (or Medi-Cal) are difficult to find. Best of luck. ...Read more
somewhat: Many cbt practitioners stress the importance of doing the personalized "homework" assignments to address an individual's ocd symptoms. Education about cbt, whether via videos, workbooks, or in-person sessions, is foundational for cbt to work, but actively working with a therapist 1-on-1 or in groups, using a workbook, or doing computerized cbt, may bring symptom relief more reliably. ...Read more
I have read the kaplan & sadock's comprehensive textbook of psychiatry 9th, but confused in memory area, how it works, any help or
I have an insurance directory of 6 dentists in my town. How do I choose the preeminent one as my new general dds? Consults for info cost $150 each.
I have no income for dental work. Is there any help for me. I live in southern indiana. Thanks lodema?
Dental School Clinic: Zebra, probably the best way to get dental work done with little income is your local or closest dental school. The students have to complete clinical requirements which are very closely checked by the instructors. The work you get done is usually free and of very high standards. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trying to link-up with fittvs namiste yoga website - the omni vision productions (of canada) website. Help?
Try this: I think your problem was misspelling "namaste." i think this is the site you are looking for: http://www.Namaste.Tv/. ...Read more
Google: For this type of information, you can google a physician's name. You will find various sites where patients write such "reviews." not every physician will have reviews written, and those written may be of variable reliability. If a physician is involved on healthtap, you can read his/her various pages for more info. Sometimes patients write notes that are viewable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Measurements of vintage hollywood ladies, sophia loren, 38-24-38 marilyn monroe, 36-23-37 ava gardner, 36-23-37. How did they get and keep that fig?
I have a primary but interested in intragrative medicine-help me find an intragrative / holistic doctor near where i live 30min south of cleveland oh?
I believe in the traditional approaches to healthy eating from the pioneers adelle davis and frances moore lappe. Who are leaders now?
Alice Waters/Farmers: Ms. Lappe's daughter is carrying on the small planet movement. Doctors ornish and weil are well-known proponents of healthy eating. There are many outside north america. With the rising cost of food and possible problems with our food supply, there is a need for others. My approach is a la michael pollan, using local fresh foods as much as possible. I cook low-fat according to what is in season. ...Read more
How do I find treatment for borderline personality disorder in staten island ny I am willing to go outside the borough for excellent help. I have BP 2?
Good obgyn and general practice doctor in pasadena, glendale or burbank, ca area who accepts blue cross hmo?
Definitely NO!!!: Sounds like you have quite a prejudice against organic foods. Numerous research studies show organic foods contain significantly higher amounts of vitamins, minerals & antioxidants- up to 10 times more antioxidants! they also, of course, have much lower levels of pesticide residues and pesticides have been associated with increased risk of many serious illnesses like cancer...(cont. In comments). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dear Doctor, i am Faisal and i have my height problem in my life, my height is 5 ft 7 inches i want to increase my height 5ft to 10 inches to above. ?
How old are you: how old are you? 5,7 is not bad that more than average height specially in your area if you pass puberty the only way to increase your height to wear boots with higher heel you can exercise and stay fit that might not increase your height but good muscle body will give the impression of a bigger body good luck thank you for using health tap ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm currently majoring in pre-made, due to circumstances I did fail a few classes but retook them & passed. Any advice on med school admissions?
Very difficult: The competition to get into medical school is fierce. If the courses you failed were among the prime criteria such as organic chemistry and biology, then you have a tough road ahead of you. It will help if you have medical/ scientific extra curricular and summer activities. A favorable score on the MCAT test would also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cell overgrowth: The fancy terms are follicular hyperkeratinization and epithelial hyperproliferation. This medical jargon means that the cells lining the pores are growing too quickly and producing too much keratin which covers up the pores. Otc products like salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide can help combat this. My favorite prescription medication for blackheads is tazorac (tazarotene) gel/cream. ...Read more
A bit unsure: Of exactly what you mean. The major sign of facial redness is just that, redness in the face. If your questions is why does this happen when you exercise is related dilated capillaries(superficial small blood vessels). This is normal. The harder you work out, you'll likely see more redness. ...Read more
If you have mail order prescription will one more refill available 2 wk after the final refill by date can you get full or partial refill?
Rx: You would actually need to find out the policy for that mail order pharmacy. ...Read more
Infection: This sounds like a serious dental infection that requires immediate dental care. Call and see the dentist who is treating you right away. If he\she is not available and has no covering dentist, see a physician ( 24/7 medical facility doctor or er of hospital) as serious infections can be life threatening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See neurologist: Facial numbness can be caused by many items, including dental and jaw issues, viral involvement of cranial nerves, issues at base of brain. Might consult with your dentist initially but if no answer, a neurologist can certainly help. Facial numbness is not usually the presenting sign of ms>. ...Read more
I'm writing a book, in which the character is involved in a major car accident. What are procedures in the ambulance, and possible fatal injuries?
Liver laceration: Emergency medical personnel usually arrive at the scene, they may have to extricate the patient from the vehicle using power instruments to break through doors or cut out glass, apply a cervical collar and place the patient on a spinal board, perform CPR if necessary, apply a tourniquet around bleeding limbs, or start ivs and fluids. Fatal injuries include liver laceration or splenic rupture. ...Read more
Pills and topicals: The pills should not interfere with your gentle magic facial, but your skin could be more sensitive than usual. Please be careful. ...Read more
Have now missed 2 periods? Have a few symptoms nothing major. I tested a week ago but was negative. Partner had vasectomy 3 years ago. Could this fail
Home pregnancy tests are very accurate.: They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. if you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
What do I need to know when choosing a good cream for facial wrinkles? I am overwhelmed by the great diversity of anti-wrinkle creams available online. Each of them promises to be the magic cure. What should I take into consideration when choosing the rig
I hve done many tests, pain in all 18 tender points, my final diagnosis fibromyalgia. Can it be that i hve another condition makin me unable to write?
Yes: Have you consider a visit to a neurologist? ...Read more
Hi Doc. I have major facial flushing and heat waves that feel as if all the blood in my body is transported into my face, it is embarrassing for the m?
Facial flushing: The small blood vessels in your face are opening up and the additional blood flow there causes the flushing. Check w/your doctor to make sure all is well. There are psychological ways to manage this such as biofeedback but the most practical is learning to be comfortable w/it and even letting others know that you flush. A clinical psychologist can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
The main ingredient in my facial moisturizer is castor oil. Is it safe to use daily for months, as I have been?
Besides meds, prescription deoderants and botox, what other treatments for hyperhidrosis are out there? Facial, axillary are the main areas.
Heat ablation: There are several treatment options now available for excessive underarm sweating. Most of the new treatments are still "off label" meaning not fda approved for this purpose, but using energy based devices like ultrasound:ultherapy®, radio frequency:thermirf® and laser: precision tx, have shown to be very successful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Huge large marble size cyst on mid left cheek. Doctor wants to remove it but could it possibly hit my facial nerve and cause paralyzes?
Unlikely: All your questions regarding this cyst and the proposed surgery should be directed to the surgeon who is intimately aware of exactly where it is, what will be done and any likelihood of complications related to the surgery. It is your right to know as all patients should be fully informed regarding risks, etc. Your surgeon will be more than happy to discuss this with you prior to the surgery. ...Read more
Mri shows I have small fibroid on right submandibular gland.is the surgery major? Does it damage my facial nerves?better to do in india or u.s?
Esophagus biopsy taken distal and mid r/o EoE. Final diagnosis says reflux distal esophagus and active with rare intraepithelial eosinophils. Help?
Your biopsy is fine: You do not need to worry about your Biopsy report as it does not indicate anything significant. If you have symptoms of Acid Reflux(hear burn and frequent burps), you should take an antacid on a daily basis. You can choose between(Zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid(Less expensive) or Prilosec which is more effective but may be slightly more costly. ...Read more