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?: What do you need?Not sure how chat works here. Ask again or comment on my answer. Answer or comment on my answer then i can answer back. ...Read more
Try HealthTap PRIME: HealthTap PRIME doctors see and treat you, via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. (Doctors answering the regular, free questions are NOT able to see patients' images or photos.) ...Read more
Torn frenulum?? He won't talk to a doctor about it, happened a week ago and is still sensitive. Also sink tag now present
Frenulum: Lip, tongue? There's not much to do about it. As long as it's not getting infected. It will take a while to heal. If the pain persists, insist on having it looked at. If the skin tag is at the same location; it may be the remnant of the frenulum. ...Read more
Safe: I will assume that you're on dm medicine. Your trough glucose readings (immediately prior to meals) should be approximately 100, + or - 20. Interval between meals should be about 4-5 hours. The only instance that this reading of 91 is a problem would be if your supper meal is not routinely served until 6pm or so. Then there might be enough time for the reading to dip below 70, which is too low. ...Read more
If it took me 5 years to conceive and id like to conceive again now should I speak to my doctor about fertility meds?
Depends on your age: If you have been having unprotected intercourse for a year with regular cycles and you are under 35 yo, you need evaluation. The same is true if you are over 35yo are it has been 6 months without protection. ...Read more
I have my period and it has been going on for 5 weeks. I'm afraid to talk to a doctor because I live in a different town now. What is wrong with me?
Abnormal bleeding: See a new physician or get evaluated at your local ER. Certainly I suggest trying to contact your last GYN ASAP. Never ignore prolonged bleeding. Call today. ...Read more
Worried for bf. For 1, 5 years ache in groin area, otherwise fine.Says its nothing, don't want to talk to doc. If it was malignant would we know by now?
Some men : Are reluctant to get the medical checkups they need. Your boyfriend may have a simple hernia that can be surgically repaired, or worse. It sounds like you've heard him complain on the one hand, but refuse to take the next step (see a doctor) on the other. If you dislike being in this situation, you can let him know how you feel. But it's ultimately his body, and his choice to allow an exam or not. ...Read more
I feel light headed tried going to doctors overwhelming sense of weakness low heartbeat i need to at least talk to someone now please?
See your doctor: I would recommend seeing your doctor. If you have already exhausted medical channels, this might suggest that a psychological issue is bothering you. Please speak with your doctor about next steps. Good luck! ...Read more
Diagnosed with depression but now think its add since im now happy, off meds but still can't concentrate. Possible? Talk to old therapist or physician?
There are very: Specific criteria that must be met to make a diagnosis of attention deficit disorder. Please see a clinical psychologist or a psychiatrist for comprehensive assessment and accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more
I have had pinworms for some time now. I am too embarressed to talk to my doctor about it and was wondering if there was a natural remedy to treat it.
No: You need to see a doctor. Don't be embarrassed, it is a common problem. ...Read more
Can i speak to a family doctor about another family members health issue? I have a grandparent that goes to the same doctor as i do. She has a history of alcohol addiction and has recently been percribed sleeping medication. She now takes her sleeping m
Not without her : Permission. Without the permission of the patient, unless the patient lacks capacity and you are the next of lin or poa, we can't talk about confidential health information with others. Of course, it never stops family members from volunteering info. It's a 1-sided conversation. Just know that we can't talk to you without permission. It's a violation of the hipaa law. Take care. ...Read more
Why do a breast ultrasound after a mammogram? Does it mean there’s something abnormal in my breast, or was the mammogram just not clear? My doctor won’t talk to me until after the ultrasound, but i’m worried now.
Not on this forum: Try our other forum called HealthTap PRIME. Our PRIME doctors see and treat you, via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. You can send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. (Doctors answering the regular, free questions are NOT able to see patients' images or photos.) ...Read more
No: This is purpose of the service to increase access people have to doctors. Also it is meant to decrease the amount of acute care visits needed. If you have an issue give it a go. ...Read more
Is there a way I can chat with a doctor 1 on 1 online? I get embarrassed when I meet doctors in person.
Healthtap Prime: Yes. Please use Healthtap Prime and you can chat 1 on 1 with a provider. ...Read more
Is there a way to chat with a doctor 1 on 1 online for free? I get embarrassed when seeing doctors in person.
Maybe: Everyone needs to be paid for their job, so free is unlikely. There are many places online where you can interact like this and have questions answered. ...Read more
I just signed up for video chat with a doctor with this site. If you are a doctor are you able to video chat on here for a consultation?
Yes: The doctor will consult with you depending on which state you are in and which state they are licensed to practice. Hope this helps. Thanks for using the service. Good luck. ...Read more
Clearly this isn't a chat room I was asking a question referring to the other question on my page that a doctor has already answered somebody Help ?
We aren't able to: cross reference your previous question.Get a more detailed answer ›
We hold live web chats with our Emory Healthcare doctors and care team members on a regular basis to give our community an opportunity to interact in ?
That sounds really good. A lot of universities are implementing video conferencing. It is good for folks since they can avoid traveling. It saves time, it saves gas, and it gets people together more easily.
Hopefully there will be more opportunities for everyone to benefit from this technology. ...Read more
Possible hyperadrenergic pots...i need an official diagnosis and have a very unhelpful doctor. any doctors out there who can diagnose this via chat?
Not quite the reason: Use HealthTap Prime to talk to a doctor who can guide u to a diagnosis. Unfortunately, the diagnosis is NOT made just via chat. Hyperadrenergic POTS requires a blood norepinephrine test (during & after symptoms)- which a HealthTap Prime doctor can order for u. Also, the diagnosis of POTS has to be confirmed by tilt table testing (TTT) or some other means. An HT Prime doc can arrange this for u. GL ...Read more
Can I chat or have appointment with any doctor through this app free along with get prescription free through this app?
Try our other forum: You have posted on HealthTap's basic, free, public, informational forum... where neither medical care nor precriptions are given. Perhaps you wish to connect with a doctor for a private consultation. Private consultations are available on a premium forum, the details of which can vary depending on which part of the world you are in. ...Read more
A friend had an abortion 2 years ago but now shes trying to get pregnant again. Is it safe since its been a while or she needs to talk to her doctor?
Can she get pregnant: Yes. Of course. I am not sure what you are really asking since the situation is common and obvious. If I am missing something i apologize. ...Read more
Hello, I was wondering if you would chat with me for a bit about my anxiety. Although I have scoliosis, which is my main concern, my GAD has has prevented me from seeing a doctor.
Many docs: Would be happy to help. Consider completing a formal HealthTap Prime consultation. ...Read more
If I subscribe to the PRIME feature, and I do a video chat, will the doctor, if necessary, be able to prescribe me klonopin, soma, nad Viagra (sildenafil)?
No: Doctors on Healthtap Prime are restricted from prescribing psychiatric medications, lifestyle medications and controlled medications. We can prescribe schedule 5 medications. None of these medications meet criteria. ...Read more
Ask online doctor fmy dad has slight pain in shoulder and he is unable to take his left hand up. Theres a slight trembling in his left hand whree chat?
See a Physician: It is impossible to determine the cause without examining the patient. But symptoms of pain in the shoulder and pain with lifting the arm up are typical for rotator cuff tendinitis. This is treated well with physical therapy and possibly a steroid injection. But i would suggest prompt evaluation by a physiatrist or orthopedist to determine the true cause of the pain. ...Read more
I'm having a severe anxiety attack because I'm having on and off pain in my left testicle and I keep thinking I have testicular torsion. I spoke to a doctor on here using the live chat thing but all he said was see a urologist, nothing else.
Testicular pain: A testicular torsion is where the blood supply is cut off from them being twisted closed. This is considered urological emergency. This can be intermittent as other doctors have told you. You must not assume that if this is a torsion that it will always untwist.. As the pain can be other than torsion, it it's best to go to an urgent care T this time for examination. If torsion not a difficult fix. ...Read more
I got a lot of pain in my throat, doctor lok at it and say just inflammation, could inflammation cause all that pain and even now i get hurts wen i talk?
I've had antibiotics once now. My ears feel plugged and hurt (along with my throat) when I swallow. It hurts to talk. Should I see my doctor again?
Sore throat-ears: Yes , it is recommended that you see your doctor again if you are not getting better. ...Read more
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