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Preferably Yes.: Preferably Yes. Board-certified family physicians voluntarily meet additional standards beyond licensing. Each board-certified family physician earns initial Board Certification by passing a written examination created and administered by the American Board of Family Medicine. This is just the first step in the career-long learning with the need to maintain the certification by taking CME courses ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See dr.: Not sure what your question is, but you should see a dr. For an examination and consultation, develop a professional relationship and than any prescription medications if needed would be provided to you. Once a relationship is developed, depending on your doctors policies, they may be able to fax you a future rx., etc. ...Read more
Symptom checklist: A doc's role is usually to make sure other possible contributors aren't contributing to the problem. (eg sleep disorder, learning problem, vision/hearing problem, depression/anxiety, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder) do an internet search for vanderbilt rating scale; or adhd rating scale and youll see questions that help sort out what areas of challenge are. ...Read more
Wow...: We don't usually talk finances, but here's goes! Medical charges for office visits are scaled based on a number of factors. A call to the office of your gastroenterologist of choice will help you appreciate what fees to expect, and what options you may have to pay or defray them. Good health to you! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Automated: The urine test for chlamydia and gonorrhea is an automated test. There isn't a person looking at the sample under a slide, if that was your question. There are a few ways to check for chlamydia, most involve testing for dna. Here is a brief description: http://www.Webmd.Com/sexual-conditions/chlamydia-tests. ...Read more
No such thing: There is no typical blood test. There are screening tests for blood cell count and basic chemisties. However, a test should be selected to rule out or confirm a clinical diagnosis. ...Read more
Yes: Several doctors will likely help take care of a lupus patient: a primary care doctor to coordinate referrals to specialists, and to take care of non-lupus issues; a rheumatologist to take care of general lupus problems; and then other specialists to help take care of problems with certain organ systems (such as nephrologists to treat kidney failure, or ophthalmologists to treat eye problems). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When to see an ENT D: It varies... It depends on the problem and the experience of the g.P. Anytime a patient is not cured by simple measures they are a candidate for a specialty referral. Often a gp doesn't have the time to sort through a difficult problem like dizziness so they refer to an ENT for further tests and treatment. ...Read more
Advisable: Your ophthalmologist can determine if indeed it is a scratch or if there is a foreign object involved or if it is infected. If you are absolutely condifent it is only a scratch and you can stand the discomfort, then you can wait a day or two but if the symptoms last more than 36-48 hours, then get an examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too broad of questio: The question is not specific enough. A ct scan can look for many things from a simple hernia to a kidney stone to a tumor to acute inflammation or pneumonia.....Recurrent neoplasm and many many more. A ct scan of different body parts looks for different things. Ask your doctor what they are looking for or ask a more specific question. ...Read more
Can't say : There are far too many reasons that physicians would want to have a pelvic x-ray than can be listed here. Can you provide more information about the nature of your question? I would love to help. ...Read more
Is there a specialty for treating people with illness and disease? Looking for a doctor for my husband but don't know what to search for.
See an internist: An internist (internal medicine specialist) is the specialty to choose. Internists have a wide range of knowledge or diseases of adults. Sometimes, patients have particular problems requiring further expertise (for example, for kidney diseases or joint diseases) but for his primary physician he would be best served by seeing an internist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rehabilitation: After generalized muscle injury, a physiatrist (also known as a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation doctor, or PM&R) can help get a person back into shape. If a PM&R doctor is not available, a Sports Medicine doctor or an Orthopedic doctor can help. If there are kidney problems, a Nephrologist (kidney specialist) can help. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with fibromylgia and am looking for a doctor who is very familiar with this syndrome.?
Make sure: Fibromyalgia can be difficult to treat, so make quite sure that this is indeed what you have. Seek a second opinion. See a rheumatologist or a physiatrist to make sure there is no other issue causing the pain you must be experiencing. Fm is a syndrome made up of several sets of symptoms and findings. Once you have the diagnosis then you need to be treated by someone familiar with managing it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello i'm looking for hormonal doctor pleas I have hormonal disbalance i need appt! leave your phone number please?
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
Podiatrist: I would recommend you look up podiatrists in your area to discuss your concerns. ...Read more
What wording would I use to look up a doctor for transgender issiues ? A general doctor or speacialist ?
Trans*-Competent Doc: For expert help from a trans* competent PCP or specialist closest to you check the referral directory of the World Association For Transgender Heath (WPATH). FYI: WPATH publishes "best practices" standards of care. (find the most recent edition of the standards on the wpath website.) BTW, the newly elected president of WPATH, Dr. Jamison Green, happens to be transgender. (jamisongreen.com) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had essure done 08, have severe side effects. I'm looking for a doctor in the las vegas area to remove them. ?
Don't know any: But there is a doctor, in north carolina who does removals, you should try google to find him or someone else. ...Read more
Looking for a doctor familiar with and capable of treating diagnosis andersen tawil syndrome 2..Fortwayne indiana area. Kcb?
Dr. Patricia Bader : Is the geneticist in ft. Wayne who can evaluate your child & recommend a pediatric cardiologist, neurologist & other needed sub-specialists nearby. Call the in state health department's early intervention program to enroll your child in services to promote optimal development. I'm sorry there are no specialists in beautiful vanuatu. I checked with a family member who goes there often on business. ...Read more
I have lymes disease and i'm looking for a doctor that knows about it in my area everyone seems to know nothing as I get sicker?
Lyme Disease: Did you have the classic target lesion? This is the confirmation for the disease, but blood work can be done. Ultimately, many things can mimic lyme disease, so seeing a doctor is the best option. If treatment is desired, usually treatment is a 21-day course of doxycycline. I am not endorsing therapy, just giving my thoughts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age.20.Embarrassed never had physical, looking for family doctor. Will he/she be surprised? And will they be willing to help me?
Don't be embarrassed: Semantics: I'm sure you had a physical when you were born. And probably several more during childhood. Just probably none since high school, which makes you average. So no, I doubt your Family Doc would be surprised. And speaking on behalf of all Family Docs, yes, we are always willing to help! Just ask! Good luck! ...Read more
Voice change i'm transitioning from male to female. So i'm looking for a doctor who can medically assist me with that procedure.
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
Whats a place to look up primary doctors? I'm looking to switch doctor I have rarely prescribes anything and won't prescribe any meds for sleep
I'm looking for a doctor with experience in treating b12 deficiencies.
I'm diagnosed with a level less than 150, and my doc's plan seems not enough.
Need more info: B12 deficiency is divided into 2 categories: malabsorption or reduced intake. Reduced intake is a nutrition issue and can be fixed with better eating habits and/or oral B12 supplement. Malabsorption can be caused by certain diseases, like celiac disease, and/or medication effects. Your doctor should have looked at the above reasons and determined the cause of your low B12 and came up with a plan. ...Read more
Most docs familiar..: However, the id specialist is most knowledgeable - side effects of Levofloxacin includes: potential for contracting c difficile associated diarrhea, achilles tender rupture, and potentially, a prolonged qtc on an ekg, increasing the risk of torsades. The list of side effects is listed in the product insert, available at the product website or on the advertisement reverse side. ...Read more
I am looking for a doctor that would prescibe me a seasick patch and some codeine before a cruise?
Cruising: Please see your pcp for medication in preparation of a cruise. Most time, they can provide you with the right medications and preparations for all sorts of travel plans. There are specialized physicians in major cities with international airports call travel medicine doctors that are also very helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im looking for specific doctor that is certified for celiac disease. Is there any closest dr in my area?
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