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Doctor insights on: Hippocratic Oath

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Who wrote the most modern version of the hippocratic oath?

WMA, 1948: In a 1989 survey of 126 us medical schools, only three reported usage of the original oath, while thirty-three used the declaration of geneva, sixty-seven used a modified hippocratic oath, four used the prayer of maimonides, one used a covenant, eight used another oath, one used an unknown oath, and two did not use any kind of oath. Seven medical schools did not reply to the survey. ...Read more

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Is there anything like the hippocratic oath or physician–patient privilege?Is there a chance that the doctor won't tell mom that i'm not a virgin?

Is there anything like the hippocratic oath or physician–patient privilege?Is there a chance that the doctor won't tell mom that i'm not a virgin?

Adults vs. minors: If you're an adult, confidentiality laws prevent your physician from sharing your medical information with anyone without a signed release. The only exception is when s/he thinks you mean to harm yourself or someone else. If you're actually a minor, your parents need to be involved in your care. The physician may not need to reveal your sexual activities to them, but might encourage you to. ...Read more

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I'm 51 my nibbles are hard and painful to touch, I have hep c. And some kidney issues, but oath wise i hike and am in good shape?

I'm 51  my nibbles are hard and painful to touch,  I have hep c. And some kidney issues,  but oath wise i hike and am in good shape?

See Nephrologist: Nipple infections and gynecomastia are sometimes associated with chronic renal disease. Much less rarely it has been reported with hepatitis c. See your treating nephrologist. ...Read more

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Low risk hiv exposure 10 days ago in Nigeria.3 days later,fevers+joint aches.no sore the oath,no swollen nodes.+for malaria Typhoid. could it be hiv??

Low risk hiv exposure 10 days ago in Nigeria.3 days later,fevers+joint aches.no sore the oath,no swollen nodes.+for malaria Typhoid. could it be hiv??

Too soon: The symptoms of a new HIV infection (acute retroviral syndrome, or ARS) don't start before about 10 days. Maybe sometimes as soon as 7 days, but 3 days isn't possible. Also, as you apparently know, ARS usually includes sore throat, so that's also against HIV as the cause. It's something else. These symptoms are indeed consistent with malaria or typhoid, but also many other infections. See doctor. ...Read more

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In medicine what does oth mean?

In medicine what does oth mean?

Not a standard: Abbreviation. I really have no idea. Can you put it in context ? Where did you see it? If I'm making up things...obstructive tonsillar hypertrophy? Of the heart? Odd tooth brushing habits? Short for Other? ...Read more

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How to prep a buion for a long hike ouch?

How to prep a buion for a long hike ouch?

Bunion: Conservative management for a bunion may include wearing specialized shoes with wide, low heels or an increased medial pocket. Orthoses may help. For your hike, i would carefully select your shoes or wear a medial bunion pad to reduce irritation. Applying ice when you are resting can help with inflammation. If you still have pain, Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen may help. ...Read more

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How do I stop getting a bonner when I make outt?

How do I stop getting a bonner when I make outt?

You don't: You want to get a boner / erection when you are close with somebody that you like in a romantic way. She won't be offended. In fact, this must happen if you are going to be a father someday. If anybody has told you it's wrong to get an erection like this, make a mental note that person is a fool or just not to be trusted. And congratulations on your changing body and on growing up. ...Read more

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I'm a 5'10 female, 18, turning onto 19. Any chance i'm still growing?

I'm a 5'10 female, 18, turning onto 19. Any chance i'm still growing?

It is very: unlikely that you are still growing taller - but growing in girth is a different matter. Take care. ...Read more