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Got second degree burns on stomach at work ER doctor said to see my doctor in 2 days to check on if heeling right. Should I see my doctor.
Are your medical record private my sister said she go on line and get her med records and e-mail her PC to make appt ?
They are "private": The U.S. Government, over the past 10 years or more, has made plans and rules to require medical records to be on computers, which means online now. Patients have access to parts of their records, by using a password. The records are private (unless somebody steals the password or hacks into the system) but insurance companies who pay the bills always know the diagnoses and medicines prescribed. ...Read more
To confirm diagnosis: A fungal infection often with ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Topical lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available otc and all seem to work fine for simple ringworm on body, not scalp/bearded areas. Keep area clean, dry and apply the cream 2-3x/day should get rid of it in about 10-14 days. If not better, consult doc for possible alternate diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
WILL YOU PLEASE: Rephrase ? Not sure what your question is. Thank you. ...Read more
I call heart dr bad chest pain he call me and said it's was nothing see family dr tomorrow should I ask him about the chest pain? Feeling stress
See below: It's unclear what your question is.If your cardiologist is confident your chest pain is "nothing" it means you have had a cardiac tests in the recent past that indicated no significant coronary artery disease In which case I would trust his/her judgement.It's understandable from your history why you would be anxious/stressed.Anxiety can cause chest pain. SeeDr.in AM. also see: http:/bit.ly/1uyQgg8 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Friend has seen psychiatrist 4 MANYyears & now when doc is finished answering her phone call, doc talks at length about her own problems-what to do?
Consider New Doc: It might be wise to have a consultation with a new psychiatrist . It is possible in certain types of supportive techniques, a therapist might give examples from his or her own experience. But this situation sounds inappropriate. Seeing a new psychiatrist to discuss this situation or perhaps change therapists would seem the correct approach. ...Read more
Please doctor my friend did D$C on July 14th.When is she going to see her period next. please i need your reply now?
How should I search for primary care physician? My family never visited doctor unless emergency. I'm on my own and nervous about 1st checkup in 10yrs.
Research and friends: There are a few good ways of figuring this out. First, ask around to friends and acquaintances you know to see who they recommend. Second, you can call your insurance company, or check their website for a referral. Third, if you happen to go to the er, you can always ask them who they'd refer someone to. Lots of resources, just have to do the research. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I advise: following the doctor's instructions. You have not really asked a question: more specifically what do you want to know? ...Read more
Who do I talk to 1st about my anxiety atracks my primary docter or just simply go to the E.R and see what they say?
See a psychiatrist.: If you are having severe anxiety that your Xanax (alprazolam) or Lorazepam does not alleviate and your anxiety is not allowing you to function, by all means , go to the ER but most probably you will have tests to rule out any other condition causing similar problems and a shot of Lorazepam maybe given. Your PCP may refer you to a psychiatrist who can better treat you for this condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doc. appt.: Depends on the urgency of your situation. ...Read more
1st Sx will : Strep throat goes through several phases. The acute symptoms will eventually fade in most without rx. During the sub-acute phase, the body continues to make antibodies and a fraction (1/200) develop long term complications including kidney damage, heart damage(rheumatic fever) and brain injury.Antibiotics can stop the complications if started within ~10 days of first fever. ...Read more
I had CF scan on wed and doc called on thursday for me to come see him next thursday to discuss results.....He cancelled cystocopy .....Is this good?
What do you advise if I'm having a sonohysterogram test on thursday. the doctor has prescribed me to go on the birth control for?
Birth control: Sonohysterogram means that fluid is flushed through the fallopian tubes. It takes a week from conception to the pregnancy test becoming positive. Therefore, one can never be sure that a woman is pregnant, with a fertilized egg traveling through the fallopian tube towards the uterus, which takes a week. So doctors want to take every measure to prevent accidentally aborting a pregnancy. ...Read more
What doctor will see me on here as their patient? I live in gaffney, sc. I need a primary care doctor. Please help im 24 on disibility.
Search by location: One can search on healthtap (or on google, if a search on healthtap is not successful) for internal medicine and family medicine doctors in one's home area. Then, one can call some of the doctors to see if they are accepting new patients (usually depends on how full a doctor's practice is, on the prospective patient's insurance plan, and other issues...). ...Read more
Persistent cough 3 monthsBeen on antibiotics,inhaler,and cough meds.Going to doctor today. What else can I do?What questions to ask doctor today?
See your doctor: I would suggest a Chest X ray. ...Read more