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How do I find a local doctor that will approve my fmla papers for a chronic condition?

How do I find a local doctor that will approve my fmla papers for a chronic condition?

Your primary: Your primary health care provider should be able to approve that for you. It's best to request it from a provider that you have a relationship with. ...Read more

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I would like to get tested for autism spectrum disorder - how do I find a local doctor?

I would like to get tested for autism spectrum disorder - how do I find a local doctor?

Depends on location: Assuming you're an adult, you may find it hard even in large urban areas to find an expert. Getting someone to give you that label is not nearly as important as finding someone who can clarify your concerns and help figure out how to ease the problems you're having. There is no cure for asd. Find a psychologist or psychiatrist with a good reputation and start there. ...Read more

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How can you best find a local doctor that provides preservative free flu shots?

How can you best find a local doctor that provides preservative free flu shots?

Ask your doctor/clin: Ask your doctor or clinic and they can tell you if they have thiomersal free flu vaccine. ...Read more

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My doctors scoffed at my following adelle davis in the 70s. They scoff at my eating organic local food now. Why?

My doctors scoffed at my following adelle davis in the 70s. They scoff at my eating organic local food now. Why?

Organic food: Doctors sometimes don't receive much education on proper nutrition. If you feel uncomfortable with your physician, it may be helpful to seek treatment elsewhere. ...Read more

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I see some of my local doctors on healthtap, but looks like they aren't really active. Do they sign up themselves,? Or does Healthtap just add names?

Can't remember: We sign ourselves up for sure, but how I heard about it, I can't remember. I have spells where I do Healthtap a lot and spells when I don't. You could always ask them yourself. We are all motivated in different ways, so my reasons for doing it and being active will be different than others. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Got bit 5 yrs ago by stray cat. Should I get shots still. I hear incubation can be years but local doctors will probs think Im wrong. Am I?

Got bit 5 yrs ago by stray cat. Should I get shots still. I hear incubation can be years but local doctors will probs think Im wrong. Am I?

No: The chance of delayed rabies is very, very(add a lot more verys) small. Cats are not a common source of rabies, either. Don't worry about ( unless of course you are foaming at the mouth and feeling loony). ...Read more

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How do doctors decide whether to use general or local anesthesia?

How do doctors decide whether to use general or local anesthesia?

Procedure dependent: The variables include the procedure, the patient, the medical history, surgeon preference, and the location. The biggest factor is the procedure iteself. Some procedures are okay under local anesthesia, with or without sedation. Other procedures cannot be done without general anesthesia. Some procedures may be done under regional (spinal/epidural or block) anesthesia. It just depends... ...Read more

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hi I have problems with my stomach. Local doctors think I have helicobacteria plore ?

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I have problems with my stomach.
Local doctors think I have helicobacteria plore ?

H pylori: Is a common bacterial stomach infection that causes pain/ discomfort, in many susceptible individuals. It is also a well known cause of certain Stomachache upper intestinal ulcers. Hard to eradicate. Need to tale multiple antibiotics for a period of time along with PPI medicines like Omeprazole. ...Read more