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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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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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What is the medical definition of ADD?

What is the medical definition of ADD?

ADD: Attention deficit disorder (ADD) = a developmental disorder with chronic difficulty sustaining attention with or without impulsivity or hyperactivity. ...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

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What does a medical physical consist of?

What does a medical physical consist of?

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

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What is the medical definition of health?

Health: health = " A state of complete physical, social and mental well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." as defined by the World Health Organization. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of coping?

What is the medical definition of coping?

Coping: Coping = efforts made to minimize negative impact of stress, consciously engaging in solving problems & to make situation tolerable. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of gender?

What is the medical definition of gender?

Gender: Gender = The sex with which one identifies (masculine /male or feminine/ female) ...Read more

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Are curretage medical procedures painful?

Are curretage medical procedures painful?

Yes, especially dila: Yes it is dilatation of the cervix that is painful. It is better to have some sedation. Can also be done with cervical local anesthetic block but i still vote for sedation. ...Read more

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Any tips medically for a beginning runner?

Any tips medically for a beginning runner?

See details: Start slowly and gradually increase your speed and distance. Stretch before running. Keep well hydrated before, during and after the run. ...Read more

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What is the medical use of st. John's wort?

What is the medical use of st. John's wort?

Improves mood: One of the natural remedies that actually has some strong scientific evidence for effectiveness treating dysthymia / mild depression / the blues. Talk with your physician first as there are some important drug interactions & some risks. If a person is having any thoughts of harming onesself, don't self-medicate but talk with a physician first. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of exercise?

What is the medical definition of exercise?

There no formal: Definition. Exercise, is any form of physical activity. There is no specific definition based on heart rate and blood pressure or other. ...Read more

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In medical terms, what does "iv" stand for?

Iv: Have you ever heard of google. You will save your self lots of time and worry.
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intraventricular so need more information. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of an addict?

What is the medical definition of an addict?

There really isn't 1: because "addict" is not a medical term, and actually our field is coming around to eliminate the words "addict' and "alcoholic" from our vocabularies. The formal term for the disorder is "substance use disorder," where you put the drug involved up front - like "alcohol use disorder" or "opiate use disorder." There are 11 criteria, and if 7 or more present, that is a "severe" disorder= addiction. ...Read more