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Will a walk in clinic with primary care services give anti-depressants?

Will a walk in clinic with primary care services give anti-depressants?

Not likely: Walk in clinics are generally set up to handle acute, "one time" episodes like strep throat, sinus infections, and utis as an example. Ideally, you want to find a good pcp or psychiatrist to spend the time with you to talk through your symptoms, possibly prescribe meds and be available for follow up. Check this app (healthtap) or healthgrades for a list of docs in your area. Take care. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What is the legal accountability of the ppo primary care? We don't need someone with preceived authority but with no real accountability to me. Accountability/liability and authority go hand in hand

What is the legal accountability of the ppo primary care? We don't need someone with preceived authority but with no real accountability to me.  Accountability/liability and authority go hand in hand

Please see below: Noted several of your posts. Sounds like u r pretty frustrated & angry. Perhaps at a provider &/or insurer. I'm not sure anything we can say here will help much. If ur issue is w a provider, i'd encourage u to try to work w them to clarify a poss misunderstanding. Or get a 2nd opinion. Dealing w an insurer can be more difficult & may require persistence. But try working w their cust svc. Take care. ...Read more

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Numbness, burning and tingles in both arms, hands, legs and feet. MRI of brain and cervix came back normal. Primary care doctor sees nothing wrong :-(?

Numbness, burning and tingles in both arms, hands, legs and feet. MRI of brain and cervix came back normal. Primary care doctor sees nothing wrong :-(?

Unexplained numbness: You're right, that is a tough case. When you have these symptoms in the arms and legs, sometimes it arises from the brain or the spinal cord, which explains your MRI studies. Sometimes it is caused by something with the nerves, the nerves in the arms and legs. For this cause, sometimes blood testing or nerve conduction tests are helpful. Hope this helps you! ...Read more

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Sir does grip strength and functional activities of hand, impairments of hand are related to each other. Do you have any articles on it?

Sir does grip strength and functional activities of hand, impairments of hand are related to each other. Do you have any articles on it?

There is an : Association between loss of hand strength if it is the significant factor not captured by another description of deficit or injury and impairment rating. Check the ama guides for evaluation of impairment for better detail. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have primary reynaud's disease / syndrome and my hands are very hot and tingly?

What can I do if I have primary reynaud's disease / syndrome and my hands are very hot and tingly?

See below: Do not smoke. Reduce caffeine intake. Reduce stress if possible. See you doctor for medications if the symptoms are still uncomfortable or distressing. ...Read more

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Can a primary care doctor assess me for auditory processing disorder? Is there a point in knowing I have it? Seems like not covered by insurance.

Can a primary care doctor assess me for auditory processing disorder? Is there a point in knowing I have it? Seems like not covered by insurance.

You already know: Each person processes new information in their own way. Some are visual learners, others auditory, some tactile, some musical, etc. For some people words on paper are meaningless, but if spoken, the words become clear. For some hearing information is meaningless, but if written or drawn, the information becomes clear. Learn your own methods for learning. A learning specialist may help. ...Read more

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Can you request to be tested for celiacs disease from your primary care doctor?

Can you request to be tested for celiacs disease from your primary care doctor?

Discuss: I would suggest you to discuss it with your primary care doctor. Tell you complains and symptoms and let him/her to decide. In general, it should not be a problem. ...Read more

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What help is available for someone who wants to be treated for an eating disorder without going to her primary care doctor?

What help is available for someone who wants to be treated for an eating disorder without going to her primary care doctor?

Eating: Yes - check the phonebook or internet for local specialists )phychologists, psychiatrists) that have expertise in this area. Really though you should also tell your primary care doctor. Eating disorders affect your entire body. Your doctor can not do his/her job well without your trust and full disclosure. Doctors keep your information private. ...Read more

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Primary Care Services (Definition)

Primary care services offer medical care and advice as the patient's primary contact, and help ...Read more