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How often do you need to go to the doctor to check on your venous stasis?

How often do you need to go to the doctor to check on your venous stasis?

Regularly: If you have not had a full work-up to determine the cause of your venous stasis, then you should see a vein specialist asap, as there may be issues that can be improved or even cured to resolve the problem. If you are currently undergoing tratment and are stable, then you should be followed regularly, perhaps every 6-12 months for monitoring. Any sudden change should be evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Venous Stasis (Definition)

Venous stasis is the backup of venous blood flow due to malfunctioning(refluxing) of the venous valves. These valves occur in the superficial , perforator and deep venous systems. When these valves malfunction, the back pressure builds up in the veins leading to venous hypertension and symptoms of leg heaviness, cramping or tiredness. Signs of venous stasis would be ...Read more


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How to know when do you need to go to the doctor for a sprained ankle?

How to know when do you need to go to the doctor for a sprained ankle?

Ankle Sprain: Ankle sprains are very common injuries. There's a good chance that while playing as a child or stepping on an uneven surface as an adult you sprained your ankle--some 25,000 people do it every day.? http://www.aofas.org/footcaremd/how-to/foot-injury/pages/how%20to%20care%20for%20a%20sprained%20ankle.aspx ...Read more

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How often should you go to the dentist to get a check up?

How often should you go to the dentist to get a check up?

Depends on Your Risk: For most healthy adults with good oral hygiene practices at home, the usual recommendation is every six months. However, science suggests that every three months would be much better for everyone, since that's how long it takes plaque to form and become most aggressive. Once you see your dentist and hygienist, they will make a personalized recommendation for you. ...Read more

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How hard do you have to be hit in the head to need to go to the ER instead of seeing your primary care doctor?

How hard do you have to be hit in the head to need to go to the ER instead of seeing your primary care doctor?

Head injuy go to er: It is not only the force but symptoms which tell you to be taken to er.If you loose consciousness even for short period, have headache following injury, feel dizzy, have nausea and vomiting, confusion and convulsion these signs should make you decide to go to er. ...Read more

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How to know if i need to go to the doctor for internal bleeding?

How to know if i need to go to the doctor for internal bleeding?

Any!: Pain, history of bleeding, Weak,tired, black stools, pale, fast heart beat. Lab positive stool, anemia. Why do you think you are bleeding? ...Read more

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When do you need to go to the hospital for parathyroid problems?

When do you need to go to the hospital for parathyroid problems?

Very rarely, except: Hi. Parathyroid problems break down to either primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) or hypoparathyroidism (HoPT) (secondary hyperpara is NOT a parathyroid problem, but is a physiologic response). PHPT only needs a hospital when you're in the operating room to have the parathy adenoma(s)/hyperplasia removed. HoPT may need ER for calcium treatment. See your endocrinologist! ...Read more

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How does on tell if they need to go to the doctor for a cough?

How does on tell if they need to go to the doctor for a cough?

Persistent cough: Persistent cough or discharge, fever, pain or difficulty breathing. Severe or moderate generalized body pains. Those or some reasons to be concerned, along with others like blood in the sputum or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Can you go to the doctors and ask for a circumcision or does your doctor have to approve it?

Can you go to the doctors and ask for a circumcision or does your doctor have to approve it?

Yes you can: However it is always best to first go thru your dr. Also depends upon your medical insurance. Circumcision will be approved and paid for by your insurance provided there are medical indications for the procedure such as phimosis (tight foreskin) or recurrent balanitis & posthitis (inflammation of foreskin or glans). ...Read more

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How to make time to see the doctor?

How to make time to see the doctor?

Depends: Most of us live busy lives and seeing a doctor or dentist takes a chunk out of our schedules. You have to assess your health risks, life style, family history and inheritance as to the urgency. Of course if you are having symptoms,then the choice is probably made for you. Otherwise it is a matter of risk taking and the chance to catch something earlier and more easily treated. ...Read more

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How to know if i need to go to the hospital for dehydration?

How to know if i need to go to the hospital for dehydration?

Go to ER: You should go to the ER for dehydration when you feel weak and dizzy when you stand up. Unless you are deprived of water, it is not all that common to get seriously dehydrated. However, if you do feel that way go to an ER and be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to know if i need to go to the doctor for a mild fever?

How to know if i need to go to the doctor for a mild fever?

Wait 7-10 days: A mild fever can typically be treated at home. Sometimes complications may arise that require a doctor's help. If a mild fever doesn't resolve in 7-10 days see your doctor for consultation. ...Read more

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What can you do to see a different doctor to your regular family one?

What can you do to see a different doctor to your regular family one?

That depends..: If it is a specialist - some offices accept self-referrals and others require referral from another medical provider. If you desire a second opinion your physician can often help to arrange this. Quite often, just picking up the phone will do the trick. But, check with your insurance company regarding specifics. ...Read more

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What age is to young to start on the pill and how do you convince your daughter to go to the doctor?

What age is to young to start on the pill and how do you convince your daughter to go to the doctor?

Never: If you are old enough to have sex then you are old enough to start on oral contraceptives. What's worse- being young and on medication or being young and giving birth and raising a child? You and your daughter need to have some heartfelt talks. ...Read more

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Do I really need to go to the doctor or let it heal by itself?

Do I really need to go to the doctor or let it heal by itself?

Now THIS is a VERY: INTERESTING QUESTION ...and the answer is just not POSSIBLE...OBVIOUSLY if it will HEAL ITSELF you do NOT need a doctor! But if it cannot without a MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL (M.D. RN. (ANP) or PA) then you must seek help! How do you know....generally we learn how from the peopple around us with EXPERIENCE (Mom's Dad's Family Members) A GENERAL RULE is PAIN needs HELP! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Do i need to go to the doctor for contacts?

Do i need to go to the doctor for contacts?

Yes: Contact lenses are a prescription item, requiring proper measurement and fitting. The best fit is healthy for the eyes and so an eyedoctors prescription is needed. ...Read more