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Dr. John Munshower Dr. Munshower
Family Medicine
26 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus
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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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How come my gf wants to start a family at 18?

Ask her: Sorry. I can't answer that one. You will need to ask her directly. ...Read more

Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes Dr. Moran Celayes
Internal Medicine
22 years in practice
Favaloro University Faculty of Medical Sciences
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Dr. Philip Miller Dr. Miller
Family Medicine
43 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Peter Baumann Dr. Baumann
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2017 years in practice
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Dr. Gamal Boutros Dr. Boutros
Neurology
37 years in practice
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Luis Villaplana Dr. Villaplana
Internal Medicine
31 years in practice
Ponce School of Medicine
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Dr. Marc Rosenthal Dr. Rosenthal
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
years in practice
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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

Dr. John Goldman Dr. Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
51 years in practice
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Andrew Gentry Dr. Gentry
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
16 years in practice
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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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Dr. David Geffner Dr. Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
50 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore Dr. Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
26 years in practice
University of Delhi, College of Medical Sciences
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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

Dr. Stephen Chinn Dr. Chinn
Urology
34 years in practice
University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Mary Efremov Dr. Efremov
Internal Medicine
39 years in practice
Free University of Berlin Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. Richard Williams Dr. Williams
Pharmacy
14 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Joel Gallant Dr. Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
32 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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