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Is There A Way To Give All My Symptoms And Get An Answer For Them From A Doctor
Nope: Clinical exam using the adams forward bending test will show a hump that may be measured, but does not correlate with curve magnitude. It really takes an experienced eye to determine curve severity without xrays. Regardless, using your age listed, there would be nothing to do unless symptoms warranted regardless of the curve measurement. ...Read more
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as dysthymia is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. Meds are not warranted 100% of the time, however, and it's your choice to proceed without them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do for constant vomiting? My wife is scheduled to see a specialist but wanted to know if there is a medicine or remedy for the time being.
Can I describe his symptoms to you and give a list of his medication an how long he's been taking it and then can you give us your medical opinion ?
Start w/symptom: list and someone can respond. Be as clear as possible. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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Is there a way to send a picture? I need to send a picture to give the best details of my symptoms.
Can't upload pics!: Sorry, but you cannot upload pics to this forum. You can, however, consider using Healthtap Prime to consult with a doc licensed in your state and upload the pic there, described your symptoms, and get suggestions and sometimes, if indicated, a prescription to treat the suspected cause. All for more than half the cost of an Urgent Care visit! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foods/supplements: Many different dairy alternatives are fortified with calcium and /or vitamin d which include: soy milk and orange juice. Additionally you should speak with your doctor about taking vitamin d and/ or calcium supplements if you need them. A good calcium supplement comes in the form of tums, for example. Again, please discuss with your doctor. Also see a nutritionist. ...Read more
Interesting: Will you take a flight without pilot? You can live without doctors, as long as you are ok with live expectancy of 18 century. ...Read more
Non specific: There are many reasons for headaches. To treat them initially one might try otc meds. But if you notice any other symptoms of a neurological nature you should report this to your doctor. ...Read more
I am having elective surgery and need a physical and EKG. Can one of your Dr give me a referral for Quest Medical so I can avoid an office visit to a doctor. Can you also read the test results and send them to my surgeon. ?
Protocol: If the hospital protocol for your upcoming surgical procedure and anesthesia calls for a preoperative physical examination by a physician, you will not be able to avoid that part of the preoperative procedure unless the operating surgeon is able and allowed to do the required preop physical examination. Your surgeon can order the preop blood tests and EKG. ...Read more
Is there a way to find out why did the doctor prescribe my brother two inhalers for a chest infection?
I will be traveling to mexico for a month and it takes 3days to get there what is the best way to travel with insulin?
Travel with insulin: Hi Cat. I am an endocrinologist and also a type 1 diabetic x 40 years, and have traveled extensively. Are you traveling by train, bus, plane, what? Heat is the biggest issue to avoid. When are you traveling? They're coming into some hot weather down there. Keep your Insulin in the fridge at all times possible. Don't leave it in a hot vehicle. Take it with you at all times. ...Read more
Hi, I have a tooth infection and my cheek is kindoff swollen I would like to know if there is a way to get rid of this. Thakns for your help?
Is there a way for me to check if my prostate is enlarged or infected without going to a doctor's office?
No: There are no home kits or other home tests that can detect enlargement of the prostate. Blood tests and a digital rectal examination is required. At times, a prostate ultrasound may also be needed as well. ...Read more
Docs can you explain, is it really possible to go from no cavities to possibly losing a tooth in a matter of six months?
Is there a way to completely get rid of a UTI if you're a teen and your family can not afford antibiotics prescribed by the doctor? Any home remedies?
Pore strip/ comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples / blackheads. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (w salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatologist (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, etc.). ...Read more
Is there a place here where you can put in your symptoms and give you a sort of diagnosis like webmd?
Mayo: Try the mayo medical website.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Std and/or pregnancy related care laws vary state to state, so cannot say definitively. Also depends on how young a minor. Best to call county health department and ask about rules, then location(s) and hours if allowed. If not, sorry, but should be seen by doctor. If = 14, should be seen by dr due to abuse concerns. ...Read more
I am trying to get a medical report from India, but I am unable to get it. The doctor there did not keep a record as the area is very poor and they do not have a system for keeping records. I need a doctor to write a report for me.
See new doc here: It is unfortunate that you can not get the report from India. Obviously no doctor can write a report for you without seeing you and examining you, and new tests may be required as well. So please do a bit of research and find a new doctor in your area with expertise in the condition or conditions that you have. ...Read more
What do u do when your doctor doesn't listen or run tests and your symptoms get worse and worse? Years later still no answers and still not better!
2nd opinion.: If you feel that your complaints are going unanswered and your issues are going unsolved, it couldn't hurt to get a second opinion either with another primary care physician or a specialist. A fresh set of eyes could being a new perspective to your issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor tends to blame everything on fibromyalgia. I am hesitant telling her my symptoms anymore - always get the same answer. What if its not fibro?
Multifactorial: FM "umbrella label" for several disorders, each defined by unique & distinct set of identifiable causal factors. Disorders with this label share similar symptom constellation. Unifying symptoms are chronic widespread pain, non-restorative sleep, depression & cognitive disarray. Causal factors include femaleness, childbirth, joint hypermobility, obesity, biomechanical injury & prolonged inactivity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please doctors I didn't get my answer about my last question (what are the causes of giving clotted blood during bleeding period(mensurating))?
Could be incidental: Passing clotted blood during a menstrual period happens to a lot of otherwise healthy women. If you've been sexually active, it could be a very, very early miscarriage. If this happens constantly, you could have one of many clotting disorders/hypercoagulable states like Factor V Leiden (most common), anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome, inflammatory bowel...long list. Might just have been random. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a concussion the past week and just got cleared by my doctor, when is it safe to drink? I didn't get my ingury from drinking. Also please don't give me doctor-ly advice, please just give me an easy answer LOL
Tubal ligation 3 years ago, LMP 7/23/15 3 faint + test,what are the symptoms of abdominal pg?my doctor didn't give me a clear answer when I asked..
If you want to get tested for HIV and other STDs. Which would give you more knowledgable answers Urologist or Infectous Disease Doctor or Both?
A primary care doc: Screening for sexually transmitted diseases is a very common procedure for all primary care physicians, such as a family physician or internist. I suggest going to a primary care physician rather than a specialist, so that you could have your other health ailments addressed at the same time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 16 and i have all the symptoms of lung cancer, my parents wont take me to the doctor so i thought i would come to you to get some answers and help?
Unusual For 16 or 22: year old to have lung cancer. You may have symptoms more consistent with bronchitis. What you may need is a simple chest X-ray to start with. At 16 or 22 you should be able to go to doctor yourself. If you have real symptoms, why wouldn't your parents want to take you to doctor? ...Read more
My ears keep clogging up. My doc is convinced I have sinus infections every time & gives me amoxcillian but my sympptoms get worse with the pills.?
I have a app with my family doc coming up. What would be the best way to write down bothersome problems and get all of them answered?
Good question: Write them in order of importance and if two or more are associated, keep them together. Be specific, and give approximate duration of problem, answer truthfully, any questions asked, and don't be surprised if everything cannot be addressed at one time. ...Read more
Hello I have been having a horrible cold that has lasted me this whole week and Iv been working 14 hrs days on top of it. I took work off but I can't seem to get into anywhere that will give me a doctors note. Is there a way I can do that here?
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Oh we're real docs: ...but bear in mind that this forum does not permit us to order drugs, order tests, or examine you. Nonetheless, we're volunteer providers that have dedicated long hours to educating the public about medical issues that concern them. Hope to be of help to you too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Schizophrenia sx: Schizophrenia requires long-term medical and psycho-social support. Schizophrenia ranges from severe, eg, unable to work, to much higher functioning ability. Compliance with treatment is critical to maintain all gains and avoid relapse. Negative symptoms need monitoring and can be complicated by depression, drugs, meds, other medical factors. Have a psychiatrist assess symptoms if concerned. See:http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Schizophrenia ...Read more
If you catch a cold from someone in the emergency doctors office, will you also get their severe symptoms?
Not always: Depends on the infection, but most cases not as bad if at all, because other patient has other comorbidities / medical issues in combination that makes their case an emergency...As opposed to "ordinary" cases. ...Read more
Is novacaine what doctors give you when you get an epidural or any other procedure that you have to be immobile for?
Have any of you good doctors ever known anyone to get better from severe anxiety with all the symptoms which I have got ?
Yes: What I do know is that you can't go through life disabled by severe anxiety and taking two medications for it. Something has to change. The key will be to find the right counselor / therapist / guide / physician who can (1) help you change the impossible life situation you're probably in; (2) help you lean new thought habits; (3) address physiology of panic attacks if present. It often does work. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I'm Rusul wight 59...
How I can save my wight and don't have incresa ??
I wish to get answer for my question ... Thanx
59 kg?: is a healthy weight for a woman 160-168cm tall. To maintain, eat a healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables and 1.5 g protein per kg per day. Take 30 minutes of cardio exercise 5 days per week with additional resistance training with weights or machines. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
How can I get for my profile percentage to go to 100%? I bareilly have 20% in my profile. How can I get it up, and for better doctor answers?
Complete : Once you complete all the components of your profile .You can score 100%. ...Read more
I have been suffering for years with symptoms that seem to be related to some type of autoimmune disorder. What should I ask/tell my doc to get help?
Rheumatology.: If you have been suffering for years and have not seen a rheumatologist, ask for rheumatology referral. They are the experts in autoimmune disease. There may be a good reason that you have not seen one to date. Many of the autoimmune disease symptoms overlap with more routine and mundane illness. Don't be disappointed if you can't get an autoimmune diagnosis! ...Read more
I have many of the symptoms of periodic paralysis syndrome. What is the best way to get tested? Can i get a doctor to stimulate an attack and observe?
See your doctor: This syndrome involves sudden random episodic weakness of arms and legs without loss of consciousness. Family history is important in the diagnosis, because this is an inherited disorder. Testing needs to be done to establish normal levels for comparison to acute levels of various components, such as potassium. You doctor may attempt to invoke an attack under controlled conditions. ...Read more
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