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Do hospitalist coordiate care with my real doctor?

Do  hospitalist coordiate care with my real doctor?

They should.: Hospitalists and office-based primary care physicians should be in regular contact about diagnoses, medical history, test results and follow-up care needs. ...Read more

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What services do family planning clinics provide?

What services do family planning clinics provide?

Often provide: "Contraceptive counseling, Contraceptive implant insertion & removal, IUD insertion & removal ,Oral contraceptives, Injectable Contraceptives, Emergency contraception, sterilization" as well as education & various options for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Hello, do you guys take emblem health insurance and united health care insurace?

Hello, do you guys take emblem health insurance and united health care insurace?

Yes: We have many patients with these insurances. We are not a participating provider and have chosen to be an out of network provider in order to not compromise the quality of care, provide exceptional customer service, not double or triple book patients, use the best dental materials and technology, and devote ample time with our patients. Please call (631)361-3577 for more detail. Thank you. ...Read more

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Can a primary care, urgent care, and/or family doctor treat anxiety?

Can a primary care, urgent care, and/or family doctor treat anxiety?

YES: That would be the first step is to discuss with your Primary Care Physician and then they ca let you know if they do this or refer out to a Psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Could hospitals care about men's privacy?

Could hospitals care about men's privacy?

Privacy: there should be concern for everyone's privacy no matter what gender you are. There should be personal privacy concerning examinations and privacy of your medical information. There are specific laws concerning privacy of information called HIPPA. If you have concerns about your privacy you should contact the hospital administration. ...Read more

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Should i go to primary care physician or to university counseling center for mental health care?

Should i go to primary care physician or to university counseling center for mental health care?

Counseling center: Will save some time, although you could consult with your physician if you want to go privately and want a referral. If there are medical issues as well as emotional ones, that might be a reason to consult with your doctor first. Otherwise, the counseling center will get you started in therapy sooner. Good luck and let us know how you do. ...Read more

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Hello..are there any good websites that provide good online counseling.. Adolescent.. Family counselling..??? ThanK u

Hello..are there any good websites that provide good online counseling.. Adolescent.. Family counselling..??? ThanK u

BetterHelp: If you are absolutely set on trying an online counseling service, I recommend BetterHelp.com. I am available at: https://www.betterhelp.com/jerry-smith. Click on the "Work with me!" button. It is most appropriate for individual therapy. I am also available here on HealthTap for consultations. ...Read more

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Will student health share my medical record with anyone?

Will student health share my medical record with anyone?

NO: Under privacy laws they can not, unless you provide written permission - either generic or on a case by case basis. ...Read more

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How do primary care providers involve support groups when planning for patient's care?

How do primary care providers involve support groups when planning for patient's care?

Often through social: workers, online communities or through office personnel. Support groups are everywhere and usually free. United Way in my area forms the connection hub to most, but County hotlines are very helpful. Some cities even have special phone lines for available services. San Diego has 211. Some psychologists form their own support groups out of existing patient pools. Be creative. ...Read more

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How might i go about finding health care physicians by ethnicity?

WEB SITES,FRIENDS: Check internet sites, ask for recommendations from ethnic groups like chuches, synagogues, temples etc.Ask your friends and other people you know.Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a good hospital care package gift for sick family members?

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What is a good hospital care package gift for sick family members?

Fruits/ flowers: Depending on who the sick person is and what their likings are- choose the gift appropriately. A fruit basket, a bouquet of flowers, a get well balloon, or a card etc. ...Read more

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Does this website have doctors (for std's and family planning) practicing in bangalore (india) ?

Does this website have doctors (for std's and family planning) practicing in bangalore (india) ?

Just in the U.S.: Doctors on healthtap are U.S. Licensed doctors, so most of the information here is about diseases and medications found in the U.S. However, many human questions and conditions are universal across the globe. Feel free to ask your questions, but foreign medication names probably won't be recognized. ...Read more

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Will a walk in clinic with primary care services give anti-depressants?

Will a walk in clinic with primary care services give anti-depressants?

Not likely: Walk in clinics are generally set up to handle acute, "one time" episodes like strep throat, sinus infections, and utis as an example. Ideally, you want to find a good pcp or psychiatrist to spend the time with you to talk through your symptoms, possibly prescribe meds and be available for follow up. Check this app (healthtap) or healthgrades for a list of docs in your area. Take care. ...Read more

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Any good and reallt caring pediatric in orange county california please!

Any good and reallt caring pediatric in orange county california please!

Medical society: Call the local medical society or the medical school. They can point you in the correct path. Also talk to your friends that have children your age and see if you can set up appointments to meet different docs. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any recommendations 4 knowledgeable & caring rheumotalogist & endocrinologist in los angeles area within kaiser permanente network?

See details: Go online to kaiser's website or call them directly. Physician recommendations are not a function of this website. ...Read more

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What kind of ob care do miliatry wives get?

What kind of ob care do miliatry wives get?

Same: Most have board-certified ob/gyns who are assigned to the base. My buddy was one & the only difference he noticed was the ability to spend more time with patients since there were fewer patients to see. ...Read more

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What's a geriatric care manager do?

What's a geriatric care manager do?

Coordinate care: Geriatric case managers are nurses or social workers that can help families access resources needed to optimize care for a senior. They also will assist with organizing doctors visits and other care needs. Care managers are especially useful when family is at a distance. ...Read more

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What is the best family planing to go for?

One that: You and your husband (or significant other), after a meaningful discussion on the subject takes place, decide would be the best for your individual future as a loving couple. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is family planning?

What is family planning?

Birth control: Family planning boils down to effective birth control such as a woman to become pregnant only, when she desires to have a baby. In fact, it implies that the partner is involved in the decision making. ...Read more

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Need a family dr in indiana?

Need a family dr in indiana?

Places to look...: Places to look for a doctor... Do a doctor search on healthtap by location and specialty, and look at his profile. Search for a doctor on the web at one's insurance company's site. Ask friends, neighbors, relatives for recommendations (but sometimes they'll ask "are you sick?"). Call the local hospital for recommendations, as the hospital will give out the names of doctors who use the hospital. ...Read more

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How come I have myotonia, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have myotonia, but nobody else in the family has it?

Need evaluation: Failure of relaxation of the muscles except after repeated trials congenital or aquired ---myotonic dystrophy or congenital myotonia or paramyotonia----need evaluation based on distribution, frequency---can be due to situation like stress. ...Read more

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How come I have pneumonia, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have pneumonia, but nobody else in the family has it?

Pneumonia: There are relatively few causes of pneumonia which are readily transmitted person to person. Atypical pneumonia due to mycoplasma may occur in families but the illnesses are often weeks apart because of the slow transmission rate of this bug. ...Read more

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How come I have parotitis, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have parotitis, but nobody else in the family has it?

It's not genetic: Or contagious. Often due to dehydration, stones or strictures in the gland or occasionally an autoimmune problem like sjogren's syndrome. You would not expect anyone else in the family to get it. ...Read more

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How come I have pseudogout, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have pseudogout, but nobody else in the family has it?

Not all genetic: Pseudogout can be present for a lot of reasons besides genetic. Pseudogout is an inflamamtory arthritis caused by the deposit of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystals. This can occur with age, with thyroid disease, with increased production of the parathyroid hormone - ie hyperparathyroidism, but most is unknown. These crystal accumulate in the joint and cause inflammation. ...Read more

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How come I have pancreatitis, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have pancreatitis, but nobody else in the family has it?

Rarely genetic: Most common causes of pancreatitis include gall stones that block the outlet of the pancrease, (pancrelipase) alcohol use, and side effect of medication. Less commonly is: idiopathic (meaning we do not yet know why it has occured), autoimmune, and genetic pancreatitis. ...Read more

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How come I have hodgkin's disease, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have hodgkin's disease, but nobody else in the family has it?

Not familial: This disease is not inherited and does not run in families- risk factors more likely are young age and presence of ebv virus infection. There is a small increased risk among your siblings. ...Read more

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How come I have reiter's syndrome, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have reiter's syndrome, but nobody else in the family has it?

Autosomal recessive: Reiter's syndrome - autosomally-recessive inheritence - with conjunctivitis/urethritis/arthritis. That means that two carries (eg your mother and father have to come together and give you the recessive gene for it to be clinically expressed: carriers alne don't express the condition since it is a "recessive" gene. ...Read more

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How come I have choledocholithiasis, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have choledocholithiasis, but nobody else in the family has it?

Not enough info: Stones form in concentrated bile, there are local and complicated factors...Everything in life is not genetic. You will need to address those stones in the choledoque. ...Read more

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My family thinks i fake asthma attacks?

My family thinks i fake asthma attacks?

?: If you have bee tested and confirmed that you have asthma, i don;t see their reasoning. However, attacks not only can be caused by the usual animal dander, dust mites, etc but emotional swings can also cause attacks. Crying, laughing, shock, etc can also cause attracks. If these are causing your attacks, it is easy to see why they feel this way. You all should talk this over with your physician. ...Read more