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How do doctors avoid being sued?

How do doctors avoid being sued?

Legal: By doing honest jobs, continuing medical education and asking for help when their expertise is not sufficient. ...Read more

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Doctors! what activities should a diabetes sufferer avoid?

Doctors! what activities should a diabetes sufferer avoid?

You should live: With your diabetes, not suffer. If you keep glucose, BP and lipids normal, maintain proper weight, deit and exercise and do appropriate prevention there is nothing that you should avoid except internet scams. Diabetes should not detract from your enjoyment of life. To it's fullest. ...Read more

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Endometrioses, doctor now saying I'm missing part of the ovary. should I sue?

Endometrioses, doctor now saying I'm missing part of the ovary. should I sue?

No: Not clear on your situation but If you had endometriosis involving your ovary, this causes a blood filled cyst that can become quite large and eventually may need to be surgically removed. The cyst grows from the ovary, so often it is just not possible to remove the cyst without removing a part of the ovary which it is attached to. If that is what happened, that is expected and not worrisome. ...Read more

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Why do doctors say to feed real fruit and avoid juices? I have kids and cannot deal with the mess.

Why do doctors say to feed real fruit and avoid juices? I have kids and cannot deal with the mess.

Sugar water: Juices are one of the most promoted processed foods. They are little more than flavored sugar water that is promoted to be healthy so you don't feel as bad as you would giving them a coke.I value them as equal to colas. Kids can be taught to clean up their own mess. ...Read more

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Today I got a pain right under my elbiw and it us pretty bad what could it be and can I avoid a doctor?

Today I got a pain right under my elbiw and it us pretty bad what could it be and can I avoid a doctor?

Any trauma?: Did get hurt, or banged your elbow. If you can move your elbow with out any discomfort, then try ice compress and see if it helps. ...Read more

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I am now pregnant, so must stop avoiding doctors. How can I best organize what i know about my health issues to be understood and taken seriously?

I am now pregnant, so must stop avoiding doctors. How can I best organize what i know about my health issues to be understood and taken seriously?

Just tell them : Remember doctors see all kinds of patients with different issues and different personalities day after day and year after year. It is unlikely you can say anything to a doctor that they have not heard many times before. Just be open and honest and together you and the doctor can create a plan to care for you and your baby. ...Read more

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Why would my doctor tell me to avoid tamoxifen?

Why would my doctor tell me to avoid tamoxifen?

Risks vs. benefits: Tamoxifen is a very effective drug for the prevention and treatment of hormone-sensitive breast cancer. However, like all medications, there are small risks associated with tamoxifen, including a risk of blood clots, stroke, uterine cancer, and cataracts. I would suspect that your dr. Felt that the risks outweighed the benefits in your case or that your cancer was not sensitive to tamoxifen. ...Read more

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