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Multiple locations: Government agencies, special interest and single issue organizations, health organizations, groups, and non-profit associations have websites and may post stats. Also, depending on type you are looking for, cdc has national center for health statistics, and a faststats section on website. Also nat'l institutes of health website, nih.Gov has many. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Spouse has IBS & UC. Doc ordered Prometheus panel. Expensive. Worth it?Lialda & Canasa current Meds
Yes: Another cause of similar symptoms to to irritable bowel and ulcerative colitis can be celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. The test is very accurate to rule gluten sensitivity in or out. It would be nice to know that since gluten intolerance is very treatable by dietary avoidance of gluten. ...Read more
Suggestions for uninsured 32yo woman to work through health phobias at home? Books, audio, internet sites? Out of work, no money to see counselor :-(
Resources: Books on cognitive-behavioral therapy by aaron beck or david burns, specifically to treat phobias and anxiety disorders. You need grounding in the cognitive model to understand your thinking, feeling and avoidant behavior better. Browse for titles on amazon then go to the library or bookstore for reading. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi - desperately looking for respected doctors that accept insurance in dc area to provide integrative care (testing, nutrition) for add symptoms. Thx?
Call State Med Socie: I personally am not aware of any specific md that meets that criteria, but you can get guidance from the local chapter of the medical society (state and local). They can direct you to a list of names or refer you to another resource. Good luck. ...Read more
Where can I find an "iron calculator"? Been searching online but cannot seem to find one. They don't list duck pate, italian sausage, & things i eat!
Try this site: http://www.uhs.nhs.uk/media/controlleddocuments/patientinformation/digestionandurinaryhealth/adviceforimprovingyourironintake-patientinformation.pdf.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am undergoing many gastro tests.My occult stool samples were negative.Does this assist in helping r/o colon cancer? Thank you
Encryption: Computerized health records are usually well protected. However, if emails to and from patients and providers are not encrypted these could be intercepted by someone who has no need to know. ...Read more
Have a friend looking for dentist. Is ineligible for public insurance programs. Can't afford doctor himself. Lives in colorado. Any other way/clinic?
How do I find statistics and prognoses for young (less than 50 yrs old) stage 1 colon cancer patients who didn't choose colon resection?
Rarely probably: Taenia solium is a tape worm humans get from eating poorly cooked pork. The primary site is the small intestine but they can grow to 6 or 7 feet in length so i would assume they often extend into the colon and could be seen on colonoscopy. I have never seen one on colonoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asked doc1 for copy of labs b/c other docs requested; doc1 resp. "don't worry, results were fine" - how to handle w/o being labeled anxious?
Autopsy studies show that 1.7% of average-risk people in 20s have an adenoma, so why don't they recommend screening for bowel cancer before age 50?
No value: The only value in removing polyps is the rare one that has genetic changes to become cancer. About 90% don't progress. Survival hasn't changed with long history of polypectomy. In those that do change it takes years for the transformation and for the other lesions, they don't show up as a bowel malignancy until one is usually in their 50's. ...Read more
No, but...: A colonoscopy would help exclude other possible diagnoses that present with similar symptoms. It also serves as a screening test for colorectal cancer. So, useful for more than one reason. If you have a significant family history of colon cancer, it is recommended you have one starting at age 45-50, and then every 5 years after that, sometimes sooner if there are precancerous growths detected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: Many chain restaraurts now provide information about nutrion value of their various foods to include include calories and fat info. These are usually found on-line for that specific restaraunt. ...Read more