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I take 5 prescribed meds im 30 years old my internal med doc says they are helping me not hurting me can I live a full long life taking them?

I take 5 prescribed meds im 30 years old my internal med doc says they are helping me not hurting me can I live a full long life taking them?

Can't speak for: All your meds. The only ones I see listed are sertraline, atenolol & Nexium (esomeprazole). Only dx I see are hypertension & seasonal allergies. Controlling hypertension is very important - so if meds are needed to control it then so be it. However, can't comment further due to inadequate info. ...Read more

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Hey doctors! I have always carried an embarassment with me of having dark inner thighs that makes me feel ashamed & dark underarms as well! Help : (?

Hey doctors! I have always carried an embarassment with me of having dark inner thighs that makes me feel ashamed & dark underarms as well! Help : (?

Your embarrassment: Is something you learned and is perhaps also cultural. Keep yourself clean and strive to measure your self-worth by the way you act and treat people. Others will see this and respond accordingly, except for a few that you are better off not getting into a relationship with. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have inner thighs pain, what doctor do I go to see to find out why.?

I have inner thighs pain, what doctor do I go to see to find out why.?

Primary care: See your primary care doctor (gp, family doctor, internist) first. This could be many things - it depends on symptoms, type/location/frequency/severity of pain, history, etc. ...Read more

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I am a healthy 25 year old. Internal medicine or family practice doctors for pcp?

I am a healthy 25 year old. Internal medicine or family practice doctors for pcp?

Either: Is qualified to provide care. Which you prefer may depend more on interaction and rapport you develop with your provider. ...Read more

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I have a simple question: "What is a doctor who is specialized with inner organs called? "

I have a simple question: "What is a doctor who is specialized with inner organs called? "

It depends: Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to this as it depends on which "inner" - or visceral - organs you are referring to. If it's the kidneys then it's a urologist (or nephrologist -nonsurgical). If it's the liver or intestinal tract then it's either a colorectal surgeon, general surgeon or a gastroenterologist/hepatologist. Gastroenterologists and general surgeon's deal with the pancreas. ...Read more

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I found 2 lumps by my earlobes. Should I be concern? If so should I see a internal doctor?

I found 2 lumps by my earlobes. Should I be concern? If so should I see a internal doctor?

Yes: May be a problem? Probably nothing but better to be safe. Check with your doc asap. You would not like to have melanoma but better be safe! ...Read more

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How can the doctor tell if I have an internal rotator cuff problem or an external rotator cuff problem?

How can the doctor tell if I have an internal rotator cuff problem or an external rotator cuff problem?

Exam, x-ray & MRI: An external rotator cuff problem would be shoulder impingement. The rotator cuff is pinched by the bony structure of the shoulder, causing inflammation of the bursa and rotator cuff tendon. An internal rotator cuff problem would be a tear of the cuff itself. Physical exam may reveal weakness associated with a rotator cuff tear, confirms by mri. Pain only with exam is more likely to be impingement. ...Read more

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I think I have an internal hemorrhoid from childbirthing, how can I treat this without the humiliation of a doctors exam?

I think I have an internal hemorrhoid from childbirthing, how can I treat this without the humiliation of a doctors exam?

Best to be examined: Start by optimizing your fiber (25-30 grams/ day = 5-6 servings of fruit and vege) and hydration (~ 8 glasses of fluid/ day). Stool softener may be helpful so you don't strain to have a bm. However, if you have grade ii/iii hemorrhoids, you will need to see a doctor. Don't be embarrassed, this is a very common problem and it usually isn't as bad as you think. ...Read more

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Minor cp, gyno exams a bit difficult b/c of tensing. My doc is great but I get embarrassed. How to relax? Dreading internal exams as result, advice?

Minor cp, gyno exams a bit difficult b/c of tensing. My doc is great but I get embarrassed. How to relax? Dreading internal exams as result, advice?

Talk to your doc: Often I will have my patients do breathing exercises to help them relax before the exam. If you are not comfortable with your gynecologist you may want to seek another. ...Read more

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How do doctors treat internal hernias?

How do doctors treat internal hernias?

Depends: Internal hernias that are not symptomatic may not be treated at all. Symptoms such as intractable vomiting, abdominal distention and pain may warrant an operation. ...Read more

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How can doctors stop internal bleeding?

How can doctors stop internal bleeding?

Depends on: Severity, location, mechanism of injury, co-morbidities, intact coagulation system, and a host of other things. If some has acute internal hemorrhage, you should take him to emergency dept at closest hospital. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how doctors treat internal bleeding?

Can you tell me how doctors treat internal bleeding?

Where is bleeding?: The answer depends on where the bleeding is occurring. Bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract may require endoscopy, a radiologic procedure, or operation. Bleeding into the abdomen may require operation, but often, it can just be watched.

Without knowing exactly where the bleeding is happening, it is hard to answer. I would ask your doctor to describe exactly where the bleeding is occurring. ...Read more

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What are the difference between doctors of family medicine and internal medicine?

What are the difference between doctors of family medicine and internal medicine?

Training + patients: They complete different residency training programs after medical school graduation. Internists specialize in medical (not surgical) care for adults, whereas family physicians care for adults, children, and may also do some obstetrics or surgery. There is more overlap with primary care internists, who may also do women's health care (but don't deliver babies or see children). ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me how often should a 68 yr old man have a colon proceedure for internal checking?

Doctors can you tell me how often should a 68 yr old man have a colon proceedure for internal checking?

Every 5 years...: The average person aged 50 and over should have colonoscopy every 5 years to check for premalignant polyps/changes. If someone has a personal or a family history of colon cancer or a personal history of premalignant polps, then the screening interval may be shorter such as every 2 to 3 years. Hope that this helps. ...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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What internal injuries should a doctor check for when I fall down the stairs?

What internal injuries should a doctor check for when I fall down the stairs?

Many possible: If a severe fall, many injuries can be looked for including but not just limited to internal injuries, broken bones, chipped teeth, lacerations, contusions, abrasions, head injuries, etc. ...Read more

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Were can I find a good interest in highlands county im looking for a doctor who takes medicare and medicaid a internal medicene doctor

Were can I find a good interest in highlands county im looking for a doctor who takes medicare and medicaid a internal medicene doctor

Doctor Find IMG: You are in need of a international medical graduate physician in palo alto ca. There are plenty of them, out there. Also, a lot many doctors from india. Two websites: www. Aapiusa. Org for an indian doctor & www. Medlineplus. Gov for finding any physician. ...Read more

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Can you recommend the best family practice doctor and/or internal medicine doctor for adults in the dallas, tx area? I have tried searching already.

Can you recommend the best family practice doctor and/or internal medicine doctor for adults in the dallas, tx area? I have tried searching already.

Family practice: Look in the yellow pages and look for a board certified family practice. Dr. Then call their office. If you feel good by their reponse, look at their web site. ...Read more

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Looking for a good primary or internal medicine recommendation in the Philadelphia Pennsylvania area I have pain management needs that my doc cant?

UoP Pain clinic: Have your Dr. Send you to the UoP pain Clinic. They provide a comprehensive approach centering around pain control through quality care that complies with standards of care including contractual agreements, medication monitoring, Drug screens, pharmacy monitoring, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hemmoriods for three months won't go away got spot with doc not for another month internal and external hemmoriod ointment don't help what can I use?

Hemmoriods for three months won't go away got spot with doc not for another month internal and external hemmoriod ointment don't help what can I use?

Here's a few tips: Add a bulk laxative daily, either powder or capsules. Metamucil is a classic. Eat a balanced diet with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Drink plenty of fluids, esp. Water and juices. Don't dally on the toilet - go in, get done, get up. Don't read, ponder, or use social media. ...Read more

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Sir I have deep pain in troat. The doctor said outer part is normal and it is the problem with inner part because I have been diagnosed h pylory and a?

Sir I have deep pain in troat. The doctor said outer part is normal and it is the problem with inner part because I have been diagnosed h pylory and a?

Otolaryngologist: I recommend that you consult an otolaryngologist because of continuing throat discomfort. I don't feel that h. Pylori causes that symptom. Possibilities include thyroiditis, carotidynia, mononucleosis, or simply other infection of the pharynx for which cultures will be taken to check for strep. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see for inner ear issues?

What kind of doctor should I see for inner ear issues?

ENT doctor: Otolaryngologist is needed for your kind of problem speak to your family doctor. Will refer you ...Read more