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Medical experts can you help me?

Dep;ends: You neglected to state your problem with which you need help. Medical? Personal? Financial? Legal? Try and be a little more specific. ...Read more

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Which type of medical expert is most effective for a schizophrenic patient and why?

Which type of medical expert is most effective for a schizophrenic patient and why?

A psychiatrist: Schizophrenia is one of the more severe and difficult mental illnesses and nearly no one would attempt to treat it without medication - some might use other techniques too, but since there is a need to prescribe and a need to understand very challenging symptoms, psychiatrists are the best choice if not the only one! ...Read more

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How do I get to see a medical expert for an overall opinion on my secondary life threatening problems, do I need to go through my doctor first?

How do I get to see a medical expert for an overall opinion on my secondary life threatening problems, do I need to go through my doctor first?

Usually no problem: Rules are usually caused by insurance companies or the government. Aside from that, one can see any doctor she wishes to see and pay for. If she is unsure of her conditions, she can see an internal medicine doctor for a second opinion. If she knows her conditions, she can see specialists who treat those disorders for second opinions. For example, for aches and joint problems, try a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Do you know of recommendations from specific medical experts on dysmenorrhea treatment?

Do you know of recommendations from specific medical experts on dysmenorrhea treatment?

Several:: Nsaids such as ibuprofen, Naproxen are helpful for some women. A nice prescription medication called Ponstel (mefenamic acid) is very effective for many pts with dysmenorrhea pain. Birth control pills are first line treatment for this as well, and may provide significant relief of your pain. If no relief with these agents, then sonogram and possibly laparoscopy may be indicated to look for endometriosis. ...Read more

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What do medical experts say are the reasons for numbness and tingling of the feet and ankles?

What do medical experts say are the reasons for numbness and tingling of the feet and ankles?

Neuropathy: Nerve damage (neuropathy) is a common diagnosis for such complaints, though there are other potential diagnoses that can cause this. A nerve conduction and EMG test can be useful to prove neuropathy. Neuropathy has many potential causes, but diabetes, thyroid issues, some toxins (alcohol, chemo meds), vitamin deficiencies, and some infections (eg hiv, hansen's disease) are coin causes. ...Read more

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Medical experts please answer, question about CT scan results on head. What is septum cavum?

Medical experts please answer, question about CT scan results on head. What is septum cavum?

Fetal brain: Cavum septum pellucidi is a fluid-filled space less than 10 mm wide between the frontal horns of the lateral ventricles of the brain, and below the anterior portion of the corpus callosum (connects the two hemispheres of the brain). If it is not seen on fetal head ct between 18 and 37 weeks, midline malformations may be present, and a thorough exam of the fetal CNS should be done. ...Read more

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Where can I get a review of my va medical record for an expert opinion if i received proper care? I was undergoing chemo therapy when i started having pains in my right leg. The va doctors were called into check, but found nothing wrong. A few days past a

Where can I get a review of my va medical record for an expert opinion if i received proper care? I was undergoing chemo therapy when i started having pains in my right leg. The va doctors were called into check, but found nothing wrong. A few days past a

It's : It's difficult to know whether there was a medical error in this case without going through the medical record in detail, but it certainly sounds suspicious. I think your best bet would be to contact an attorney and have him or her find the best medical expert to review your records. ...Read more

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What are medical foods?

What are medical foods?

FDA says....: According to the fda, medical food is "a food which is formulated to be consumed or administered enterally under the supervision of a physician and which is intended for the specific dietary management of a disease or condition for which distinctive nutritional requirements, based on .. See below. ...Read more

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I have a medical fetish?

Ok: As long as no one gets hurt or injured - people have fetishes. Since, you don't describe what is, can't comment further. ...Read more

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What is the greatest medical risk to a twenty something ?

What is the greatest medical risk to a twenty something ?

Injury: Injuries -- mainly motor vehicle -- are the most likely cause of death among young adults. Many injuries are preventable, though, by not mixing drinking and driving, wearing your seat belt, and driving within the speed limit. ...Read more

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What are medical restraints for?

What are medical restraints for?

Restraint: Sometimes the term medical restraint is differentiated from behavioral health restraints. A restraint is a device that prevents a person from becoming injured or harmed. For instance, a restraint may be used to prevent a patient from falling or pulling out an IV line. ...Read more

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What is medically classified as an anorexic?

What is medically classified as an anorexic?

Anorexic agents are…: …drugs that suppress the appetite to help control weight. Many are stimulants that have potentially harmful side effects as well as addictive potential. Newer agents are being studied to more closely mimic the body's natural system of hunger & satiety (ghrelins & leptins). For list of anorexics, see: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/anorectic. ...Read more

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What are the medical uses for krokodil. if any?

What are the medical uses for krokodil. if any?

NONE: Krokodil is derived from over-the-counter codeine preparations that have been widely available in many countries, including Russia. It's synthesis involves very toxic volatile chemicals that result in a highly impure compound that causes a violent skin reaction in the area of injection, resulting in severe damage to tissue, often with gangrene, sepsis and potentially death or disfigurement. ...Read more

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What could be the medical causes of hallucinations?

What could be the medical causes of hallucinations?

Many: Many medical causes: different drugs, severe kidney disease, encephalopathy, severe hypoglicemia, brain disease.Lots of things can cause hallucinations. ...Read more

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Medical conditions that disqualify someone from piloting?

Medical conditions that disqualify someone from piloting?

If your a danger: Think of things that would cause you to be a danger to yourself, your passengers, other pilots and the people on the ground. Seizure disorder, uncontrolled heart disease or hypertension, psychiatric conditions, etc. Check the faa's website or with a pilot group like the aopa. Also talk to your local ame. ...Read more

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Medical uses for alum?

Medical uses for alum?

Multiple Purposes: Alum is regularly employed as an astringent to shrink tissues and reduce the discharge of bodily fluids, as a styptic to contract organic tissues and stop or reduce hemorrhage and bleeding, and as an emetic agent to induce vomiting when someone has ingested poison. It is also often used to enhance certain vaccines and to prevent or treat infections. ...Read more

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Who pays for the medical costs?

Who pays for the medical costs?

Person getting care: The person getting medical care pays for his doctors, his tests, and his medicines . . . Because he is getting the services. However, as a community and a society, we want to have the healthiest, happiest population possible. So, there are insurance, governmental, and non-profit systems set up to help everybody afford good medical care without causing financial hardship (idealistically speaking!). ...Read more

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