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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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Do you need to go to your regular family doctor if the specialist charges the same for your condition?
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
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
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
What happens if you go to the doctor's office to have a camera inserted into your leg to view your heart, will that prevent you from walking or driving?
Briefly: It would only interfere for a day or 2. ...Read more
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
What age is to young to start on the pill and how do you convince your daughter to go to the doctor?
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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