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How can I find-out about gynacologists in Tampa, Florida?

How can I find-out about gynacologists in Tampa, Florida?

Medical Society: Your best bet is to call the Florida Medical Society. They will have a list of qualified OB-GYN specialist for you. ...Read more

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In Florida, the humidity is so high 10 months a year I almost feel like passing out when outdoors for even 15 minutes and I am very healthy. Why?

In Florida, the humidity is so high 10 months a year I almost feel like passing out when outdoors for even 15 minutes and I am very healthy. Why?

Heat reaction: At your age I suspect you may be taking BP meds and they may be imparting you ability to adapt to the heat. Send more details. When you go into the heat your body vasodilator to cool down. This may lower BP. Check you BP inside and outside when feeling faint. ...Read more

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I've been on kholnopin for 7 years and I just moved to Florida and I have no insurance. I am outta pills. Since I cant get any what should I do? /watch for? I've been taking. 5 twice a day everyday for 7 years please help! Thanks

I've been on kholnopin for 7 years and I just moved to Florida and I have no insurance. I am outta pills. Since I cant get any what should I do? /watch for? I've been taking. 5 twice a day everyday for 7 years please help! Thanks

Klonopin: Klonopin is a long acting tranquilizer and after taking it regularly for 7 years I would expect withdrawal symptoms if it was abruptly discontinued. These could be seizures, shakes, irritability, anxiety or other personality changes. Check with the social workers at the local hospital to see if you can be seen in a volunteer or free clinic. If you have any of the abovementioned symptoms go to ER ...Read more

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What? Is a? Good drug rehabilitation place? In florida?

What? Is a? Good drug rehabilitation place? In florida?

There are many: Florida is a large state with lots of resources, but facilities change and gettign current information from someone who treats addictions and is familiar with the current state of more health care for less is wise. In the north central florida area the university of florida recovery center has some great doctors and a range of options, in ocala the vines offers treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any good doctors in florida, I can't find any help!

Are there any good doctors in florida, I can't find any help!

Can be frustrating: Is there a certain type of physician you are looking for? I know when you are in an area and do not mesh with or trust any physicians, it can be very difficult, even more frustrating when you are trapped to certain people through insurance plans. My wife and I had similar issues when we first moved down here, but soon found good ones. Not sure of your city, but I can recommend the ones we go to no. ...Read more

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My wife has severev cold, we just arrived from india into florida?

Severe cold: You need to have your wife looked at by a family physician or internist. Hope your trip went well. ...Read more

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What age does your child have to be before they can come out of there car seat in florida?

What age does your child have to be before they can come out of there car seat in florida?

Car seat: Children should remain rear facing until age 2 or until they exceed maximum height/weight limits for seat. Then should be in forward facing car seat until same maximum's reached. Then use approved booster seat until height of 4 feet 9 inches. ...Read more

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How likely is it that Ebola will spread to Florida and how likely is it that it has already?

How likely is it that Ebola will spread to Florida and how likely is it that it has already?

Currently the: Only individuals who have been diagnosed with Ebola are hospitalized. There are 9 people in quarantine in CT currently (New Haven & West Haven) for 21 day monitoring. Close contacts of NY Dr. With Ebola have been quarantined. See- http://www. Cnn. Com/2014/10/24/health/ebola-travel-policy/index. Html? Hpt=wo_c2. There are no Ebola cases identified in Florida. More and more protective measures are ...Read more

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I live in Florida, saw snake the other day, wasn't poisonous though, what should I do if a poisonous one bites me?

I live in Florida, saw snake the other day, wasn't poisonous though, what should I do if a poisonous one bites me?

Snake bite first aid: Remain calm. Call 911. Immobilize the bitten arm or leg, and move as little as possible, remove jewelry before you start to swell. Position yourself, so that the bite is at or below the level of your heart. Clean the wound, but don't flush it with water. Apply a splint to reduce movement. DO NOT APPLY A TOURNIQUET OR ICE, DO NOT SUCK OUT THE VENOM. Check MEDLINE PLUS for more information. ...Read more

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I live in florida and I am looking for someone who specalizes in gastroparesis specifically. I would be willing to travel to the tampa area.

I live in florida and I am looking for someone who specalizes in gastroparesis specifically. I would be willing to travel to the tampa area.

A good GI doc: Should be able to address your concerns. I went to medical school with jose nieto, do. He is an excellent GI doc in florida. I am not sure where. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will spending 4 months of the summer living in southern Florida cause early skin sagging in a 24 year old? Or would more time need to be spent to see sagging? SPF was used but not 100% of the time.

Will spending 4 months of the summer living in southern Florida cause early skin sagging in a 24 year old? Or would more time need to be spent to see sagging? SPF was used but not 100% of the time.

More time but yes: Sun damage skin can occur at any age. The longer the sun exposure the more likely the damage will be seen. Without more particulars I can't give you a specific answer but usual take more time. But how many years was it. 23 years? ...Read more

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I need to find a dentist in jacksonville, florida. Help.

I need to find a dentist in jacksonville, florida. Help.

Get a recommendation: The best way to find a new dentist is to ask you friends, neighbors, co-workers, colleagues, or other healthcare professionals in your area. Unfortunately, just picking someone with an internet search or phone book is pot luck. As a last resort you can research dentists on this site and check their credentials and recommendations. ...Read more

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In florida what is the cutoff week for having an abortion? I am 14 weeks.

In florida what is the cutoff week for having an abortion? I am 14 weeks.

Still ok: Check out the guttmacher institute website. Up until viability (24 weeks) florida's only restriction is that the procedure be performed by a licensed physician. However, the more time elapses, the more complicated and expensive the options. ...Read more

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In the state of florida can I bill medicaid patient for a 92015 (refraction)?

In the state of florida can I bill medicaid patient for a 92015 (refraction)?

Check the internet: This depends on the type of medicaid the patient has. In general, the anser is no, but you should check the florida medicaid website or your florida medicaid office for direction on this as each state is different. Good luck! ...Read more

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Cost of an induced labor when you have no medical insurance? Living in florida

Cost of an induced labor when you have no medical insurance? Living in florida

Varies: If you are uninsured and qualify for medicaid, then you should start the process of applying for this program. They will cover anything that occurred in the three months prior. If you do not qualify for assistance, my guess is that the cost of an admission to labor a delivery will cost as much as 10-15k. This is a guess and you would have to check with your local hospitals. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I find free or low income psychiatric help in south florida?

Wanted to know where can I find free or low income psychiatric help in south florida?

Community clinic: Most states have community or deparent of mental heslth clinic search on web sit or call information line. ...Read more

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Will Zika go away in Florida in November and December? Do the mosquitos go dormant?

Will Zika go away in Florida in November and December? Do the mosquitos go dormant?

Miami-Dade county: It depends on the specific part of Florida. The only areas of Florida where Zika is carried by the local mosquitoes are two areas of Miami-Dade County. In addition to the previously identified area in the Wynwood neighborhood, there is now mosquito-borne spread of Zika virus in a section of Miami Beach. It doesn't get cold enough there in fall/winter to kill off mosquitoes. Look at www. Cdc. Gov ...Read more

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Where in florida can people go to have dental students work on them for experience at a low cost?

Where in florida can people go to have dental students work on them for experience at a low cost?

Dental Schools: Florida does have two dental schools- the university of fl gainesville and nova southeastern dental school in miami, there are also some aegd and gpr programs scattered through the state that have dental students that have graduated but want additional training. ...Read more

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I'm looking for a good dental plan in florida. What is the best way to choose a good dental plan?

I'm looking for a good dental plan in florida. What is the best way to choose a good dental plan?

Recommendation: Ask your friends that have dental insurance if they are happy with their plan. That is usually a great way to chose a plan. ...Read more

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In a few hours there will be the total eclipse. Can I get a tan like regular at the beach in Florida or should I not go out there at that time?

In a few hours there will be the total eclipse. Can I get a tan like regular at the beach in Florida or should I not go out there at that time?

General rule-total E: The process lasts about 3 hours. Over that three hours, the sun will average half its usual tanning potential, with more at the beginning & end and almost none at the peak. As long as you pay attention to your time, it will not be a problem. ...Read more