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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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How to check weight online?

Do not know: Unless you have a scale, I am not sure how you would do it. ...Read more

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Is it legal to order meds online?

Is it legal to order meds online?

Technically no: Prescription medication requires a valid physician signed prescription. It is legal if you have this in hand and can forward it to an on-line supplier. This might be out of the country or from an undocumented source so there is some risk of counterfeit or inappropriate medication. ...Read more

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Can you perscribe medicine online?

Can you perscribe medicine online?

No: Prescriptions can not be written. This is a patient education forum. It seems that you have some important conditions that need an expert physician talk to you face to face and then recommend most appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cost of an online consult?

What is the cost of an online consult?

Primary Care on call: HealthTap PRIME began service in August 2014, and is a Primary Care service. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors are online at various times. A patient using PRIME has one-on-one visits with the doctor via smartphone, a tablet, or a computer. A patient would pay one fee each month (~$99 in Aug. 2014) so one consult would be ~$99, but 2 would be ~$50 each. ...Read more

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How risky is buying perscription drugs online?

Very dangerous: Unless these are purchased from a reputable pharmacy such as a mail order that is associated with your prescription plan, it can be very dangerous. One has no idea about strength and purity of these meds. For all one knows, they could have been made in a warehouse in any third world country or just be a sugar pill. ...Read more

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Can there be such a thing as an online diet maker?

Can there be such a thing as an online diet maker?

Probably: The truth is that i think some of these "pop" diets are actually generated randomly. You'll be doing a much better thing for yourself to become educated about nutrition from a real scientific source, adopt fitness-focused leisure activities and friends, and develop regular healthy eating habits rather than "dieting". Best wishes and thanks for asking. ...Read more

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What is going to happen to my health records of online?

What is going to happen to my health records of online?

Many things: Hippa puts great restrictions on who may view your record. But - the big exception is that insurance companies and government agencies have full access without your consent. Of course the record is out there in the electronic cloud and any clever hacker can get access if they have the skills and intent. It is definitely not as safe as a paper record. ...Read more

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Could I have adddison's disease if online disease tracker says so? I am 18

Could I have adddison's disease if online disease tracker says so? I am 18

Not likely: It's not very likely, as addison's disease is rare (about 40-60 cases per 1 million people) and usually presents between ages 30-50. President kennedy was one such person. It would be best to see your primary care physician about your concerns -- that way you can have a conversation and a thorough evaluation, rather than guessing (which can be scary for anybody). Good luck to you. ...Read more

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For corn sensitivities, what are the top foods that should be avoided? The lists online are... Exhaustive.

For corn sensitivities, what are the top foods that should be avoided? The lists online are... Exhaustive.

Diagnosis or treat?: For diagnosis i suggest being exhaustive - i know it's not easy - for about 2 weeks. If you don't see dramatic improvement then you know you are not allergic to corn and you can move on...And put corn back in your diet. If you do feel a lot better you can experiment with adding corn & high fructose syrup back into your diet. That will make things a lot easier. ...Read more

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