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Medical treatment for cervical ectopic pregnancy?

Medical treatment for cervical ectopic pregnancy?

NONE: Ectopic pregency of cervix is rare even rare going to full term, unless get implanted close to uterus, then a nightmare to managing team, always associated with bleeding, could be massive, usually aborts, or require urgent surgical intervention, and medical treatment has no role. Leave it to expert OB surgeon to handle the problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Would volunteering at a ob gyn office be good for medical experience?

Would volunteering at a ob gyn office be good for medical experience?

Absolutely!: Well, maybe i shouldn't be so enthusiastic. After all, it depends upon why you want experience. If you want to see if medicine is a good career for you, then hanging out w/any physician should be a good experience. Of course, it helps if you volunteer in office w/energized physician who loves what s/he is doing rather than someone who's burned out! positive staff helps, too! good luck! ...Read more

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Managing Gestational Diabetes (Checklist)

Attend a diabetic counseling and nutrition class
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Ask about fetal monitoring and biophysical profiles
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Does emergency care include pregnancy-related doctor visits?

Regarding insurance?: If you're asking about insurance coverage, most insurance plans have a separate coverage for pregnancy-related care as well as delivery and newborn baby care. If you're asking about the ability of an emergency room to provide pregnancy-related care- then absolutely! emergency physicians are well trained in caring for pregnant patients, performing deliveries and caring for newborns! ...Read more

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What are good discussion questions for family therapy?

What are good discussion questions for family therapy?

Ask about the dyads: Any question pertaining to the nature of the dyads in the family (one person to another) can be productive towards deepening the family therapy process. An example: "jimmy, tell us about how you and your mother get along these days." also, children can be extremely perceptive about the sources of family tension, so asking the kid(s) about their views on the presenting issues can be useful. ...Read more

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Which health care professional should I visit for ADHD evaluation?

Which health care professional should I visit for ADHD evaluation?

MANY OPTIONS: Pediatrician (if age appropriate), some general physicians, doctoral level cinical psychologist, neuropsychologist or a psychiatrist. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Karsant Dr. Karsant
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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Opinions on current health care options for sex workers?

Opinions on current health care options for sex workers?

Please clarify: What are you really asking? About insurance? Sex workers need routine care from a good trusted family physician that knows about STDs and screening for HPV related cancers. One who can provide appropriate birth control as well. ...Read more

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What are the ob interventions for post-term pregnancy?

What are the ob interventions for post-term pregnancy?

Eventually Delivery: Testing the baby to assure everything is ok up until the deliver. If not delivered an induction will be done. Either using a ripening gel , Foley bulb or pitocin (oxytocin). ...Read more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when you cut your nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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What is a women's health specialist? Isnt obgyn preferred for women's health issues?

What is a women's health specialist? Isnt obgyn preferred for women's health issues?

Little known: Ca law is that even if you have an hmo you can see your obgyn for any gyn problems, including preventive care, breasts and urinary problems. Some mds/nps focus on women's health and hence consider themselves women's health specialists. The gyns are the ones who have completed the residencies. ...Read more

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What might a doctor check during a adolescent health care wellness visit?

What might a doctor check during a adolescent health care wellness visit?

Many things: Typical visits are about general health and wellness. Your provider may as about home life, school and work, relationships and sexuality, tobacco/alcohol/substance experimentation and use, mood and depression among many topics. The exam should be from head to to including a breast exam for females and genital exam for males. The exam should offer the teen a private and confidential interview. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
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Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
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Be aware of medications that could interfere with your birth control
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Use barrier protection to prevent sexually transmitted diseases
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Can a mental health counselor provide ongoing counseling to a patient without a diagnostic assessment?

Can a mental health counselor provide ongoing counseling to a patient without a diagnostic assessment?

Depends: If treatment of psychopathology is the goal, there must be a diagnosis. If a person only wants feedback about their thoughts and feeling then yes. ...Read more

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How would a psychiatrist vs general physician test for depression?

How would a psychiatrist vs general physician test for depression?

GP vs psychiatrist: Most depression is treated well by general practitioners currently. The difference is that your gp is responsible for all medical problems, and is limited by this. If you don't respond well to the gp's treatment or if your symptoms are complicated, or you have a family history of mood swings, consult a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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What sexual health advice is mandated to be recommended by health care practitoners?

What sexual health advice is mandated to be recommended by health care practitoners?

Mandate: I know of no mandate in california. Each state has a medical board or equivalent licensing board that establishes required actions for its licensees. Check with your state's board. They will let you know more about this question. ...Read more

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