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Hello doc, I am 24, male. Recently have noticed that I am losing hair. Please suggest some remedies. Family have no problem as such.
I am 25 years old & my head hairs has stared falling. This is our family problem men hairs start falling before 30. Any cure? Which doctor to visit?
Male, 21, My doc said I have short stature compared to my family members due to malnutrition, any chances that my growth plate still open?
Unlikely: It is unlikely that your growth plates are still open. If they are, they are nearly closed at your age and it is very unlikely that you will get much more longitudinal growth at age 21. ...Read more
My newborn son was circumcised but not "cut" the doctor put some kind of ring around his tip. The men in my family have a history of being well endowed. It looks as though the ring is too small and maybe getting infected. I'm not familiar with this proced
Plastibell: Some physicians use a plastic device called a "plastibell" for circumcisions. After the procedure a grooved plastic ring is left in place around the tip & will fall off a week or so later. It often is covered with serum like you have in a burn blister & that crusts & looks gross. What you describe is pretty normal for a few days out. I quit using the device when I could choose the equipment I wanted. ...Read more
I'm a fit 45 year old male who sometimes smokes. My immediate family history includes diabetes and heart disease. What tests should I ask my doc for?
Glucose and lipids: If your fasting glucose is normal, a glucose tolerance test is appropriate to diagnose diabetes. You should also have your cholesterol checked. Height, weight, blood pressure should be checked and your bmi calculated. You can't change your genes but you can reduce other risk factors - including smoking! ...Read more
39 Y/O Male W/Hx of GAD & Panic disorder. Family doc started me on testosterone injects this a.m. after lab score of 216. Reading cardio S.E. Worried!
Cardio SE: Of testosterone therapy are from poorly conducted studies of poorly controlled populations and the purported side effects have been vastly overblown by media in search of headlines. However, if the planned injections are large doses every couple of weeks, the big swings in your levels could make you feel worse. Better for you to give small doses yourself a couple of times a week to avoid this. ...Read more
Family doctors can: The vast majority of family doctors will be wiling to prescribe birth control for you. The shots, called depo, are one option for birth control. The shots contain a hormone called Progesterone that prevents pregnancy, and they need to be given every three months. A family doctor should be able to help you choose the best birth control method for you. ...Read more
Who doesn't like doctors! Well, seriously
you can't force anyone, unless it is a psychiatric patient out of their mind, aggressive and trying to hurt themselves or others.
However you can talk on his/her behalf to his doctor and see how his/her condition is serios, based on your observations, and what outcome can be expected without medical intervention, and than try again talk to your relative. ...Read more
That depends..: If it is a specialist - some offices accept self-referrals and others require referral from another medical provider. If you desire a second opinion your physician can often help to arrange this. Quite often, just picking up the phone will do the trick. But, check with your insurance company regarding specifics. ...Read more
Tap Into Health Care: Well, let's think about this. Hmmmm. You want to find someone you can trust and get hold of as needed. Would be pretty cool if you could start a dialogue from home. Not too expensive. Chance to ask questions. No traffic jams or stuffy waiting room. Well, let's see. Aha!! I suggest you try a HealthTap doctor! Just get in touch with them on the website and get the ball rolling. You won't regret it ...Read more
If even 1 person:
In family has it
brother sister, mom, dad, aunts, uncles, grandparents. ...Read more
Training + patients: They complete different residency training programs after medical school graduation. Internists specialize in medical (not surgical) care for adults, whereas family physicians care for adults, children, and may also do some obstetrics or surgery. There is more overlap with primary care internists, who may also do women's health care (but don't deliver babies or see children). ...Read more
Does a mentally disabled patient's family & doctors have the right to make decisions on their behalf?
Guardianship: If they have been found legally incompetent to make these determinations then a guardian is appointed, who acts on the individual's behalf. Sometimes this is a family member and at times can be someone appointed by the court. Usually this occurs because the individual does not recognize the illness. Only in an emergency can the doctors act without the okay of the patient or legal guardian. ...Read more
Please tell me if it is normal for critical care doctors to not update family member on a loved ones status?
Not usually: It really depends on which team is the primary team taking care of your loved one. Many times the critical care team is the primary team who is responsible for updating family members as well as providing care. Sometimes however the critical care team is only a consultant team and at the request of the primary team may give minor updates to the family if the primary team wants to take that role. ...Read more
Is there a way to be diagnosed for mental illnesses by a doctor without them telling my family members about them?
Mental illness: Its possible to talk to a psychiatrist you are 22 and can consent for your treatment. The family history is important to gather info to come up with diagnosis and treatment recommendations. I would recommend not be hesitant if need good help have to provide all that is happening and relevant. Its never a good idea to hide info when seeking treatment as it can be damaging. Relax and be your self. ...Read more
I have a app with my family doc coming up. What would be the best way to write down bothersome problems and get all of them answered?
Good question: Write them in order of importance and if two or more are associated, keep them together. Be specific, and give approximate duration of problem, answer truthfully, any questions asked, and don't be surprised if everything cannot be addressed at one time. ...Read more
2 of the 4 members of the family have strep (saw a doc yesterday) now two of us are starting to feel poorly as well. Should we start meds?
Yes: Yes but should also get a culture and sensitivity before if possible. ...Read more
I have kronic anixety and by polar type 2, need to find a doctor, a good doctor to help me and treat me, not only for myself, but for my family?
Find a good Psych: You need a caring Psychiatrist. Who is not only knowledgeable but will optimize your medication treatment to minimize side effects. ...Read more
Family tour in Thailand in 1st week of Aug. Any suggested doctors for my 2.5 Y aged daughter in Thailand? She is affected by beta thal intermedia.
Doctors: If you need a doctor in Thailand check with your embassy or with the concierge at your hotel ...Read more
I had sjs & a doc accidentally prescribed a med from the same family that caused it before. I only took 3 doses, it's been 3 days. Will I get it?
You can still gt it: You should call your doctor and stop the medicine. We can not really advice you without knowing what was the med which cause the sjs and what was now prescribed now. So call your doctor asap and clarify if he/she still wants you to take the med. ...Read more
For a year seen all kinds of doctors it seems systemic to me because it affects almost every system&in family I think hashimitos but blood work neg?
What is the question: If you are not satisfied with the assessment made by your current physician go and get a second opinion. Any good competent doctor will not object to this, and probably suggest someone to go to. Good luck. ...Read more
I have sever anxiety disorder. Can it make you really believe you have something even when doctors and family say your fine. Always looking and scare?
Do doctors mind when u bring a family member when discussing a complex issue to help if u have trouble articulating or forget sth? Or seen as 2 vs 1?
?: Most doctors would be happy to speak with a family member, and sometimes extra office visit time needs to be built into the appointment. Discuss with office staff. ...Read more
Respected doctors I am 53 years please suggest the top 10 natural food vegetables nuts and fruits that would add years to my life! My family needs me?
I want to be a doctor since it is my passion but my family are not encouraging me for it since it is hard ans needs about 7 years so what do you think?
Becoming a Doctor: I wanted to be a doctor since I was 5 years old. It was my passion and if it is yours then you should see it through. 4 yrs. College, 4 years medical school and then probably 4 yrs plus for a residency. Another less involved route is to become a physician assistant or pa. It requires 5-6 years of college and you end up with a master's degree. ...Read more
Try looking online: Years ago, listings used to be available only in printed form. By the turn of the century, lists had become available online everywhere. Now, some lists are only online, and no longer printed. County medical societies (or other local medical societies), hospitals, insurance companies usually list Family Medicine doctors by name, group, and location. The better websites have "find a doctor" pages. ...Read more
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