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I am a very good lister in converation I have long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well I am date oriented?

I am a very good lister in converation I have long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well I am date oriented?

What's your Question: Your statements indicate that you feel you have good memory, are a good listener, and oriented to the calendar very well. I do detect, however, a number of typographical errors. Is that normal for you or are you simply not proofing what you're writing. Would you like to pose a question based on your statements? If so, you may write to me at: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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Where can I get a list of medical tourism services to people who live in the u.S.?

Google: Google is a good source for initial contact, make sure the source you contact is affiliated with a us medical school. ...Read more

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Medical conditions that appear to be stroke but end up being something else? An educative list to rule out possible other causes...

Medical conditions that appear to be stroke but end up being something else? An educative list to rule out possible other causes...

Not enough info: Strokes have numerous different symptoms depending of the area of the brain involved. List the specific symptoms you mean and then you can get an answer. ...Read more

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Can someone list all of the medical symptoms of hemmoroids, is it impossible for hemmoroids to cause mucusy slime and affect appetite?

Can someone list all of the medical symptoms of hemmoroids, is it impossible for hemmoroids to cause mucusy slime and affect appetite?

Internal v external?: Consider healing depends on if the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activity that increases pelvic engorgement with blood or increases pelvic pressure (heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, etc.)? Have your hemorrhoids been surgically or medically managed (& with otc or prescription drugs)? Are you sure you have hemorrhoids? ...Read more

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Hey doctors I am medical student and I am wondering about options of managment of disc herniation & if there is radio freq. On managment list?

Hey doctors I am medical student and I am wondering about options of managment of disc herniation & if there is radio freq. On managment list?

Time.: If you put 100 patients with symptomatic disk herniations and put them in a black box, and let them out after a month, greater than 80 of them will likely be better.

To accelerate the healing, and to prevent deconditioning, exercise and stretching are helpful. Other options include nsaids, cortizone (hydrocortisone) injections, and narcotics. Rad hz is more for facet joint mediated pain, and arthritis not hnp. ...Read more

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Please list as many things you know that are considered medical malpractice, and what are the consequences thereof to the doctor?

Wrong website: Health tap is intended to answer medical questions. If you have legal questions, I suggest you talk to a lawyer or maybe there is a legal website to help you. ...Read more

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Can there be any medical process besides that check list assessment to diagnose depression?

Can there be any medical process besides that check list assessment to diagnose depression?

History and physical: The best way to diagnose depression is a complete history and physical evaluation by a trained health professional. Depression can also be associated with many physical conditions and is a part of the grieving process. There are many checklists which may be used to alert doctors to do a more throrough evaluation, but a checklist by itself is relatively meaningless. ...Read more

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How to locate a nephrologist that may specialize in resistent HTN when the insurance list nor ads do not include the medical title of nephrologist?

How to locate a nephrologist that may specialize in resistent HTN when the insurance list nor ads do not include the medical title of nephrologist?

Specialist neph: This unique feature of a particular nephrologist is typically known by reputation and referral lines. Some websites will feature a distinctive focus as well. Ask your internist about reputations. ...Read more

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If I am listed second on a patient’s medical power of attorney list, do I still need to be on his hippa list in order for his doctors to talk to me?

Privacy: Not sure why you think you should have access to this patients' doctors or medical files. You would only gain access if the patient was unable to communicate and the doctor's needed decision making help. ...Read more

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Is there a medical diagnosis to why women continue to get BV?

Is there a medical diagnosis to why women continue to get BV?

Multiple factors: Women can get BV recurrently because of diet, douching each month or using anything that disrupts normal flora. ...Read more

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How does a medical history help you if a diagnosis of syncope?

How does a medical history help you if a diagnosis of syncope?

Narrows the field: Providing a current thorough health (and family) history is one of the most important things a person can do, whether speaking to a doctor, updating a form or completing a phr on a site or app. Why? Knowing medications, conditions that are most relevant helps a doctor do more selective testing and imaging, especially in case of something like syncope/fainting/dizziness that can save time and money. ...Read more

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Please help docs! Is 'rule out pneumonia' really a proper medical diagnosis?

Please help docs! Is 'rule out pneumonia' really a proper medical diagnosis?

Xray, clinical signs: Not really. On radiograph sometimes pneumonia is consolidation or density on radiograph. Atelectasis or volume loss can some times have similar appearance. Clinical symptoms and physical exam should be considered in determination of proper clinical diagnosis ...Read more

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Low back pain medical diagnosis?

Low back pain medical diagnosis?

Several options: Back pain is usually related to arthritic changes to the spine. Sometime back pain can be related to infections, cancer, fractures, or even other organs such as the kidney, bladder, etc. A good physical exam and possibly imaging can help diagnose the cause of low back pain. ...Read more

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IF MD wrote "anxiety" in the EMR notes, but didn't list it as a diagnosis on the insurance, does that mean not official?

IF MD wrote "anxiety" in the EMR notes, but didn't list it as a diagnosis on the insurance, does that mean not official?

No special meaning: The medical chart is the medical chart... every patient has one. The insurance is just insurance... NOT every patient has insurance. Thus, what is on the insurance claim should not be interpreted as having any special meaning... because many people do NOT have insurance and thus this issue would not exist for them. The chart has the information, and the insurance claim has no influence on a chart. ...Read more

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Called insurance and told "insomnia' was only diagnosis listed. Does that mean that is the only one listed in medical record too?

Called insurance and told "insomnia' was only diagnosis listed. Does that mean that is the only one listed in medical record too?

No: In most cases, insurance claim information does not match up with the huge amount of information on a person's medical chart. On the chart, "diagnoses" can include proven diagnoses, probable diagnoses, possible diagnoses, past diagnoses (disorders that have resolved), and many other things. The insurance claim usually needs only 1 or 2 "diagnoses" to get a claim paid. The chart is more accurate. ...Read more

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Possible medical diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis disease?

Possible medical diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis disease?

Where???: Where do you live? Where have you been? There must be a reason for suspecting this: what is it? ...Read more

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Can you please list the common causes of having a depression type of dual diagnosis?

Can you please list the common causes of having a depression type of dual diagnosis?

Good treatment: Dual diagnosis with depression can be very common and intuitive. It certainly makes sense that someone who gets diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder can be diagnosed with depression... And the list goes on, mental disorders are depressing! Getting good treatment is key. Good luck. ...Read more

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Answers on healthtap are not intended for individual diagnosis, treatment or prescription. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call 911?

Answers on healthtap are not intended for individual diagnosis, treatment or prescription. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call 911?

Crystal Clear Query: Absolutely. Healthtap is an informational service and is designed to address your general questions about medical topics. A prudent adult would differentiate between an emergency and the desire to obtain reliable general information in an online setting. Having a personal physician or "medical home" is always a good idea and helps to develop a long term relationship for your overall healthcare. ...Read more

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Hello. I have a soft copy of my chest xray. I am going to have medical examination and xray will checked for TB diagnosis. Can u observe my xray?

Hello. I have a soft copy of my chest xray. I am going to have medical examination and xray will checked for TB diagnosis. Can u observe my xray?

X-ray: That would be possible but do not have access to an image of this film. Why not discuss it with the doctor who ordered it. You are fortunate to be in a country with good medical care and well trained physicians. Good luck. ...Read more

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Help please! Is early diagnosis of cortical venous thrombosis a medical challenge?

Help please! Is early diagnosis of cortical venous thrombosis a medical challenge?

Yes it can be hard: Cvt has a variety of presentations and causes, the most common is a headache, a change in vision, stroke type symptoms of weakness, and seizures or a combination of any of the above. The best evaluation is a ct of the brain with contrast and an MRI with contrast is almost as good. The trick is in suspecting a cerebral or cortical clot early on and getting tested. Evaluating medical history helps. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm seeing a doctor on the 11th but I was hoping I could get a medical opinion of a possible diagnosis?

Consult: Buy a consult with a doctor in real time on this site through the Prime Service. You will get connected to a Louisiana-licensed doctor. ...Read more

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What is the earliest age that a medical professional or psychologist may be able to make a diagnosis of dyslexia in a young person?

What is the earliest age that a medical professional or psychologist may be able to make a diagnosis of dyslexia in a young person?

Age at reading expec: You have to wait until the age at which children are developmentally expected to read. Generally have to wait until the child falls 2 standard deviations from grade expectation. This will have to wait until 3rd grade or later. Letter reversals are normal through 3rd grade. ...Read more

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Can a doctor access records to a persons medical records, how would they find out if a person has any diagnosis officially not just from them saying?

Can a doctor access records to a persons medical records, how would they find out if a person has any diagnosis officially not just from them saying?

Need permission: You give doctor your written permission to get your medical records from previous doctor visits or hospitalizations. He then can read them for diagnoses and therapies. ...Read more