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How To Know I Need A Colonoscopy
Various reasons: There are a number of appropriate indications for hysterectomy including bleeding that doesn't respond to medical management, prolapse of the vagina or uterus, painful periods, endometriosis, etc. Your gynecologist will be able to help you decide if your best treatment option is a hysterectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastroenterology: talk to a gastroenterologist. he will determine if necessary and perform them. ...Read more
Gastroenterologist: Gastroenterologists do colonoscopies as do some surgeons. Check yellow pages, local medical society or american college of gastroenterology, american gastroenterological association or american society of gastrointestinal endoscopists for someone qualified in your area. ...Read more
Need to see a doctor: I think doctors are necessary and great at managing and treating acute problems. I find my colleagues to be generally weak at prevention and general health advice and guidance. Depending on how self-motivated you are to learn about health, you can gain a lot of information from sites as this and others on the internet. But you need to know when you need guidance and should get it when you do. ...Read more
Castration: Please see a urologist. I hope you had thought it over many times. May be you want to discuss pros and cons of this procedure with urologist and then make final decision. Good luck. ...Read more
What to do if I have to take an acth hormone test tomorrow, and I need to know what to do to prepare. do What to do if I have to fast?
ACTH-stim test?: Hi. Are you having an ACTH stimulation test, where they inject ACTH (1-24) aka Cosyntropin and measure cortisol in response? Assuming so, no, you do NOT have to be fasting for it. You have to do nothing special to prepare for it. If they're just testing your own ACTH (& cortisol) level, that should be drawn at 8 AM. I'm not sure exactly what's being tested in you. ...Read more
Set up an appt: Radiologists are specialists and interpreters for imaging for the ordering physician and typically don't consult or review exams with patients directly. Healthtap concierge allows you direct access to radiologists such as myself where we can review your report and exam together. ...Read more
What test will tell for sure if you have raynauds? My doctor thinks I do and i wondered how long it would take to find out.
It depends how small: It depends how small and the pain tolerance of the patient. I fill many children's teeth and adults teeth cosmetically without injections. Class IV and Class I and some Class V resorations can be done without injections. ...Read more
Slight pain: The TB test (PPD) is administered just under the skin (intradermal) so the needle is not inserted deep into the skin. A very small needle is used for this test and it will be over before you even know it. Use of distraction techniques while being injected might help relieve the discomfort or anxiety associated with this mildly painful procedure. ...Read more
MIR or MRI?: MRIs are a type of radiological procedure done to analyze a particular body part. You will be laying down on a table and slid into a circular machine. Depending on the body part of interest you may be fully positioned or closed or it can be done "open" for this who are claustrophobic. It can take anywhere from 30-45 minutes to complete depending on how still or cooperative you are when laying down ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You will know: how bad are you symptoms , how frequently and how much bleeding you have. Most of the time hemorrhoids can be controlled , managed by diet , fluids , and avoiding constipation with local care , if they become intractable needs the procedure ( surgery ) , banding is one of the method done for early stage, speak to your doctor ...Read more
Becoming a dentist: You probably don't have to take it, but it would be a very worthwhile idea. You can begin to see what you like or don't like, what you are good at, and have the background for future study. Guidance counselors at school will be more than happy to advise you, as well as the admission office of dental schools. ...Read more
Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a bowel movement. Treated at home by avoiding constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber (fruits, vegetables, metamucil), avoid junk foods, warm bath to sit in. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. ...Read more
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