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What should one expect during the physical examination for sinusitis?

What should one expect during the physical examination for sinusitis?

Varies: You can expect at least an inspection of the nose with a speculum, looking in through the front of the nose. The doctor may also elect to use a scope to look further into the nose. ...Read more

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What should I expect when i get a physical examination?

What should I expect when i get a physical examination?

Physical: Obtain your history, past medical history, surgical history, review of systems and blood pressure, pulse, etc. And complete examination of all body systems. ...Read more

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Can a physical examination tell if I have a displacement of the medial menisicus?

Can a physical examination tell if I have a displacement of the medial menisicus?

It may: The exam will tell u if u have a tear & if it is locked it usually means displacement ...Read more

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Is a physical examination of the knee a accurate diagnosis of a medial tear? Please help

Is a physical examination of the knee a accurate diagnosis of a medial tear? Please help

Physical exam of kne: Can be suggestive in acute tear. For chronic tear physical exam may not be productive. Usually MRI is definitive. ...Read more

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What are some ways you relax during a physical examination?

Good question!: The reason for anxiety during physical exam will help you choose how to relax. Many people feel comforted when they are examined, because they feel cared for. Maybe you're worried that the doctor will find something "bad." is this it? Or is it the cold hands? More info is needed. But you might try letting the doctor know, and listening to your favorite music with earbuds during the exam. ...Read more

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I want to have a physical examination but my doctor said that I am too young to take it. I am 16. How can i persuade my doctor.

I want to have a physical examination but my doctor said that I am too young to take it. I am 16. How can i persuade my doctor.

Your Doc Is Too Old: I'd tell him that a hand has started to grow out of my chest and is now approaching my throat and I'm afraid that soon it's gonna choke me to death.If that doesn't work, maybe tell him you're going out for the football team and they require one.Or maybe you've been hurting ever since you were stabbed in the stomach with a pitch fork.Or maybe just that you're NEVER"too young" for a physical exam!! ...Read more

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How would a dr expect a brain tumor by physical examination?

How would a dr expect a brain tumor by physical examination?

By exam: Symptoms of a brain tumor include new onset focal seizure, worsening headache and the presence of focal weakness. This is how the doctor could suspect that there is a tumor in the brain. ...Read more

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How many hours should you fast before a physical examination?

How many hours should you fast before a physical examination?

8 hours: Fast from all calorie containing substances. Make sure you are still drinking fluids and taking your medications. Good luck. ...Read more

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How often should a healthy middle aged adult have a physical examination?

How often should a healthy middle aged adult have a physical examination?

Probably every 1-2 y: There is little or no research that guides us on how often to do check ups. I agree with dr. Klauber that every year or so makes sense, mostly because we learn new information all the time about what cancer screenings, blood tests, vaccines and lifestyle (diet and exercise, mostly) make sense, and it is good to keep current on these. A good resource is an iphone app called my health checklist. ...Read more

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Why a physical examination for low back pain?

Why a physical examination for low back pain?

Required: When seeing a doctor for low back pain, an examination is needed. Such an examination includes at least an evaluation of gait, posture, testing for localized tenderness/deformity, reflex examination, lower extremity musculoskeletal evaluation, and a neurologic evaluation. Low back pain is a symptom, sometimes associated with other conditions, somtimes not spine related. ...Read more

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