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I want online medical help?

I want online medical help?

PersonalConsultation: HealthTap Prime doctors or Concierge doctors can treat their patients via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Certain problems (not all) are treatable online, and some medications (not all) can be prescribed. You can upload images beforehand or send them during a live consultation. Search on HealthTap for doctors in Primary Care (PRIME) or for Specialists (CONCIERGE). Personal consultations have a fee. ...Read more

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What is against medical advice?

Not listening to doc: It means you are not following your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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When should I seek medical help?

When should I seek medical help?

Unknown symptoms: Aside from routine examinations for general health, you should seek help when you have pain, unknown discharge, rashes, ill feeling that persists, inability to do things that were easy before. Any symptom that causes an unknown problem is a cause for seeking help. Best to see a general medical doctor and avoid the crush of an emergency room, . ...Read more

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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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What is the medical term for fat?

What is the medical term for fat?

Lipids: Lipids is the general term for fats in the body and cholesterol and triglycerides are both types of fats. ...Read more

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What does medically optimized mean?

What does medically optimized mean?

Medically optimized: Medically optimized means that a patient's medical problems are controlled as good as possible. This is usually used to describe a patient prior to a planned surgical procedure. ...Read more

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Too see if i need to seek medical now?

Too see if i need to seek medical now?

Need more info: you need to be more specific as to what your symptoms are. If you haven't seen a physician ever I would highly recommend finding a primary care physician and just have them perform a full physical along with some basic bloodwork. ...Read more

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What does "wfl" mean in medical terms?

Usually: "within function limits"...but depending on where the notation is, it could mean something entirely different. ...Read more

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Do massages serve any medical purposes?

Do massages serve any medical purposes?

May be: If massage makes a person feel better, improve their impression of health, it is useful even if it is not therapeutic for a given illness or diagnosis. Is it cost effecitve, would be for the person to decide. Some demential patients are helped by the skin-to-skin contact and may be calmer after a massage. ...Read more

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What is an annual medical exam involve?

What is an annual medical exam involve?

Annual exam: It is a yearly review of you! This is an opportunity for you & your MD to make sure that you are healthy & that you stay healthy. Info like family history is reviewed. Blood pressure & weight are also checked. Certain bloodwork can be ordered (depending on your age & any history). Preventative measures are also discussed (pap smears, STD checks, mammograms, vaccines, weight maintenance, etc). ...Read more