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Need Help With Anthrax
Disinfectants, antiseptics: All disinfectants (used on inanimate object) and most antiseptics (used on humans) when used in their appropriate way, will kill bacteria including the ones you mention. It's hard to suggest a product because it is unknown what is being cleaned- it's certainly inappropriate to use bleach directly on a person, or to smother a countertop with a hand-washing gel or tincture of iodine! ...Read more
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How can someone with pulmonary tuberculosis travel safely without infecting others? Need to go to other city for futher checkups.
Often the first step: Family physicians can certainly help with some mental illnesses. When these are more severe, complex, or the initial trials of medicines don't work, they generally refer to psychiatrists. Also, a family physician will most likely not be doing psychotherapeutic treatments -- which are very important in many psychiatric conditions. Some have done combined fp/psychiatry residencies, though. ...Read more
A Physiatrist, : An orthopedist, your family doctor or even sometimes a neurologist. What's the problem? Certain injuries require less expertise to diagnose and treat, like a sprained ankle. Some injuries can be quite complicated. ...Read more
No: If you are paying the lawyer you also need to pay the doctor. Ask the lawyer if he would work for free. The doctor needs to pay malpractice, and all those forms take a lot of time to fill out plus sometimes they will cite you for a deposition. The days of freebies are OVER ...Read more
Not recommended: The use of antibiotics before a dental procedure is no longer recommended by the american heart association in patients with and without symptoms associated with mitral valve prolapse. Patients with history of endocarditis, an artificial valve, congenital heart defect, significant heart dysfunction or heart transplant may need antibioitics. Consult your cardiologist with any of these conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Department of Rehab: To get help with disabilities, contacting your state department of rehabilitation is a start. In california, you can apply services online, or visit an local office to inquire about services that are available for people with disabilities and submit your application there. ...Read more
Ingestion or exposure: Aquagenic urticaria is a rare form of physical urticaria, when exposed to cold water hives and itching develop, also ice can induce the reaction when placed over the skin for few minutes, probably ingestion of ice cold juices/shakes can cause some reaction. Treatment is avoiding exposure to cold/ice cold water or beverages and histamines in case of exposure ...Read more
Along with CBT use: Good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: on many factors; 1. do you also have fever, body aches or any other symptoms? 2. how bad or extensive is the cellulitis?; 3. where is the cellulitis, that is the location; face, head, legs etc? Without knowing the answer to the above or examining you, it will be difficult to answer your question. You may want to go see your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any nurses or therapist that will live with you for two weeks to help with acute panic?
I don't think so: You may want to consider a voluntary admission to a psychiatric hospital if the panic is that severe. Perhaps a day treatment program would be enough. Call a local psychiatric hospital and schedule an appointment for an evaluation. Good luck and let us know how it goes. It can be treated. ...Read more
Many resources: Usually the process is to get a referral before a diagnosis -- because the psychiatrist makes the diagnosis during an interview with you. It may require more than one session. You can check your local psychiatric society for possible names, and also online searches can be fruitful these days. Contact office to see about insurance, appointment availability, ways of working, etc. ...Read more
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I have been diagnosed with RA.but can not afford a doctor to receive treatment.Are your doctors able to provide treatment?
Yes: have connected service. Obama is not helping ? ...Read more