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Doctor insights on: Is It Wrong To Go To An Aa Meeting If I Am Not An Addict Of Any Kind

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Is it wrong to go to an aa meeting if I am not an addict of any kind?

Is it wrong to go to an aa meeting if I am not an addict of any kind?

Motif?: Your motif for this is what matters, to support a friend or family member, absolutely, make sure it is an open meeting and not a closed meeting which is only for alcoholics or addicts. Just out of curiosity or to people watch, probably not, going into a field such as counseling or social work, maybe. Looking for some support for yourself, look online, there are 12 step meetings for many issues. ...Read more

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I am an african and aa blood type.I have just treated malaria with my usual lonart ds drug three days ago and suprisingly the aches and pain symptoms still persist.My body also itch in a manner akin to the days of chloroquine drugs.What could be wrong?

I am an african and aa blood type.I have just treated malaria with my usual lonart ds drug three days ago and suprisingly the aches and pain symptoms still persist.My body also itch in a manner akin to the days of chloroquine drugs.What could be wrong?

Several possibities: You may be reacting to side-effects of the medication, the parasite may be resistant to the medication you are receiving, you may have an illness either along with or in place of the diagnosis of malaria. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is wrong when your perueum is kind of split open?

What is wrong when your perueum is kind of split open?

Atrophic vaginitis: If you are menopausal your symptoms may be caused by low estrogen levels. Using a lubricant like KY jelly for sex or a topical estrogen cream can help relieve symptoms. Discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it wrong to ask what kind of leukemia if a child has it?

Is it wrong to ask what kind of leukemia if a child has it?

No, it is not: There are many types of leukemia and factors that have to be calculated in selecting treatment and discussing prognosis of the disease. It is not wrong to ask your doctor what type of leukemia that the child has so that you can discuss further re-tretament plan etc. Leukemia is only a general terminology for a cancer of the white blood cells-that is very serious and need to be treated right away. ...Read more

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How does one go about finding a psychiatrist that wants to help you......Rather than not help in making a rediagnosis of a wrong kind?

How does one go about finding a psychiatrist that wants to help you......Rather than not help in making a rediagnosis of a wrong kind?

Keep trying: There are good psychiatrists and not so good psychiatrists just like car mechanics. Unfortunately not all psychiatrists see it this way, but i see myselff as a consultant to help you achieve the best mental health for you. Diagnosis in psychiatry is more of an art than a science, but you need a diagnosis as a focal point to find the best therapeutic modalities. We are out there, so keep trying. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should you see if you don't know what's wrong with you?

What kind of doctor should you see if you don't know what's wrong with you?

General doctor...: You should see a family doctor or a general internal medicine doctor first. If he/she determines that you need to see a specialist, a referral to the proper specialist can be made. ...Read more