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Aspergers diagnosis: Please call the MA Psychological Association for a referral. A clinical psychologist who specializes in the autism spectrum can test and diagnose but you need to find the right type of psychologist. Your family doctor may have a referral as well. Peace and good health. ...Read more
My cough that I've had for 3 weeks has gotton worse I don't smoke im in massachusetts and I've tried all kinds of cough medicines what's to do next?
Does anyone know an excellent psychiarist in massachusetts who takes patients possibly with a secretary who can book the appt
Many: There are many excellent psychiatrists in Massachusetts due to the numerous training hospitals there. Which psychiatrist is right for you depends on your condition and exactly what you were looking for. ...Read more
Is Ibogaian being used in Massachusetts.for detoxification from methadone if so do you have an address or drs name THANK YOU KELLY Carignan?
Realize that: Ibogaine is banned in the US and considered illegal to use. You'd really have to consider going to a treatment center in Mexico, Canada or Costa Rica. ...Read more
I just received an invitation to attend the Congress of future Medical Leaders in Boston Massachusetts. Have any doctors on here been to it before?
Here are some...: Congratulate you for bringing such inquiry; though unable to offer its answer, I wish one of my colleagues may provide right info for you. But I would still need to remind you of my view as follows: Revealing the truth & facts of life should be the 1st step to improve the future, not political correctness and commercialism,both obscure and cover up the truth leading to more and more calamities... ...Read more
Is there a government-funded health insurance program that retired massachusetts town employees can take advantage of?
Medicare: Medicare is a federal government-funded health insurance program for elderly & disabled. MassHealth is MA's Medicaid, which is run by states for those w/lower incomes. Check out https://www.mahealthconnector.org/ for health insurance options as mandated by Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare. ...Read more
Eating Disorder TX: Walden Behavioral Care (508) 796-5797 - offers in pt treatment. My understanding is the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program at Rhode Island Hospital covers outpatient eating disorder treatment. (401) 444-1644. ...Read more
What is the cost of the neuropsychology test for add in massachusetts if my insurance won't cover it?
Not necessary: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can be diagnosed with a variety of methods. You could start with a therapist willing to do a diagnostic interview and some simple tests. This should be on the order of 2-3clinical hours at the self pay rate. Of course if there is any indication a more comprehensive neuro psychological exam might be up to 8-14 clinical hours. Start with a consult. ...Read more
Looking for specialist in Lyme disease in massachusetts. Have always tested negative with pcp i've been having many symptoms over 8 yrs!?
Why are u assuming?: Your pcp likely used the cdc recommended two-step lyme test using eia and western blot. If it's negative, then have you ever considered an alternative diagnosis other than lyme? In many cases, there is another cause for the symptoms you have that is not just attributable to lyme, but to other diseases. If you can keep an open mind, then consider an id specialist - then you'll find the real dx. ...Read more
Hi! I'm in Massachusetts for the summer( from Georgia), and I am needing my depo shot here cause I can't make it back. Will a doctor see me here?
If you have records: I am sure a doctor can see you and give you Depo, as long as you have appropriate insurance and documentation of your birth control records. Find a primary care provider or OB/GYN in the area that takes your insurance. If not, possibly a Planned Parenthood may be able to help. ...Read more
There's a cold type virus going around massachusetts. How long does it last? Will antibiotics help? Should i see my physician?
Flu: Yes, you need to see your physician to make right diagnoses and offer appropriate treatment. Self treatment can lead to complications. ...Read more
I'm suppose to get my wisdom teeth pulled out this teusday morning and fly from ohio to Massachusetts the next evening. Would that be okay?
See a dermatologist: The question is too vague for an answer. Is there a specific problem? ...Read more