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Just moved to San Jose and need a local doctor to continue prescription from my nyc doctor?

I could help you: Hello Sir
My name is Dr. Abdullah and I am located in San Jose. I should able to help you continue your prescriptions. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for a good colorectal surgeon in sfo/san jose area in ca?

Any suggestions for a good colorectal surgeon in sfo/san jose area in ca?

Call: Call or look up on the web the american society of colon and rectal surgeons and find a listing of surgeons recognized by the society in your area. While you are there, the sight is full of valuable information. ...Read more

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I am 16 and male, and I am curious to where I can go to get a free STD check in San Jose?

I am 16 and male, and I am curious to where I can go to get a free STD check in San Jose?

Call around for info: Planned Parenthood may be able to check for STDs. They are at San Jose Health Center, 1691 The Alameda, San Jose, 408.287.7526. Also, if a teen is on his or her parents' insurance plan, visits for prevention or treatment of STD's, of pregnancy, and of drug/alcohol/psychological issues... are all supposed to be kept confidential from the parents. In real life, confidentially may not be 100%. ...Read more

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I live in San Jose, California. Could you advise me some podiatrists in my area. I want to go there to get my left heel treatment. Thanks?

A few keystrokes...: Why not consult a Healthtap specialist about your heel problem. This may not only help you with finding out just what your problem is, but also giving you solutions to resolve it. ...Read more

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Can anyone recommend a good laser eye surgeon in san jose, how can you tell he is a good surgeon?

Can anyone recommend a good laser eye surgeon in san jose, how can you tell he is a good surgeon?

Check locally: Your best source of information is your personal ophthalmologist who can advise you of the quality of his colleagues. Be cautious about optometrists who may have an economic relationship with a laser surgeon. I am guessing you want lasik and if that is so, generally any surgeon who does more than 100 cases per year will have a terrific skill level. ...Read more

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I need to have a partial knee replacement. Who is the best ortho doc in san jose, ca or san francisco to do this?

I need to have a partial knee replacement.  Who is the best ortho doc in san jose, ca or san francisco to do this?

Dr. Alexander Sah: Dr. Sah is in menlo park as well as fremont and is part of the reknown joint replacement program at washington hospital. He is a partial knee replacement specialist. ...Read more

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Hey dr in San Jose. Minute clinic. It was not an ear infection. I guess she thinks is fluid behind my ear drum. Not sure that's a good thing or a bad thing? I got more over the counter stuff. Advil and sudafed mostly. I guess the pain might last

Hey dr in San Jose. 
Minute clinic. 

It was not an ear infection. I guess she thinks is fluid behind my ear drum. Not sure that's a good thing or a bad thing?

I got more over the counter stuff. Advil and sudafed mostly. I guess the pain might last

Obstructed ET: Douglas, It's not possible to direct your comment to a specific doctor through this Q & A app. You can direct a message to a specific doctor by using Concierge. IF you had a cold recently followed by congestion and discomfort in one or both ears it's likely due to Eustachian Tube Dysfunction. See: http://bit.ly/ZZ8ufv for treatment with Flonase see: http://bit.ly/1MJuqLD ...Read more

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Please tell me, are you famlliar with san filippo syndrome?

Please tell me, are you famlliar with san filippo syndrome?

MPS III: Mucopolysaccharidosis type III. This is a cruel disease for which there is presently no specific treatment. The NIH is pretty good in its description http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001210.htm ...Read more

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Hi I'm Jose I feel really bad most of the day I have these times where I'm just thinking of bad moments and can't stop myself it just goes on repeat?

Hi I'm Jose I feel really bad most of the day I have these times where I'm just thinking of bad moments and can't stop myself it just goes on repeat?

Seek help: Jose, it sounds like you are suffering from depression. Call a help line or go to a hospital where there is mental health care. Mental health is a medical disease as well. Talk to your family and your friends. This is a good time to have lots of support and contact. ...Read more

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Which botox places in san diego are considered effective?

Which botox places in san diego are considered effective?

Seek experienced MD: I would advise you to go to any experienced plastic surgeon, dermatologist or otolaryngologist who performs this procedure frequently. This is now a standard procedure among most aesthetic professionals who are familiar with the anatomy and maintain an interest in their aesthetic education. ...Read more

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San francisco osteapath? Any out there? Can anyone recommend? Omt manipulation specialty needed.

San francisco osteapath? Any out there? Can anyone recommend? Omt manipulation specialty needed.

AOA website: Here is the website for the aoa. You can use the find a do feature. http://www.osteopathic.org/osteopathic-health/find-a-do/pages/default.aspx. ...Read more

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What is the risk of contracting zika in San Francisco? Is zika locally transmitted in this city?

Call health dept: Call board of health and ask if zika found in your city. I don't know risk of zika in every city in the country. ...Read more

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Plz can someone give me the name of one or a few great GI drs in the San Francisco area? Maybe at Stanford? Someone had to know something?

Plz can someone give me the name of one or a few great GI drs in the San Francisco area? Maybe at Stanford? Someone had to know something?

Referral needed: Your primary care doctor is the best source of information for local referrals, and if and when they're needed. GI specialists typically won't see new patients unless referred by a primary doctor or if there's a true emergency (and then only after being evaluated in the ER and/or as a hospital inpatient). ...Read more

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Where can I take an ice bath in san francisco?

Where can I take an ice bath in san francisco?

Look elsewhere: This is a site for medical questions to be answered by physicians. If you want travel and tourist information, check a site carrying that type of information. ...Read more

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Any sites that can help find a good doctor in san antonio, texas?

Board certified: You can check with certifying organizations like the aafp for a family physician, or check on sites like healthgrades to check for physicians in your area of a certain specialty. People post evaluations for the doctors. Remember though, these are voluntary but also does list hospital affiliations, and if there has been any malpractice or medical board actions for a physician. Talk with your friends. ...Read more

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If I do jogging ill jose muscle? Or brisk walk is ok which I don't like

If I do jogging ill jose muscle? Or brisk walk is ok which I don't like

Don't worry: Jogging up to 3 miles a day or every other day will not interfere with building upper body muscle mass. Make sure to get proper nutrition and rest as well.
Marathon runners can have trouble building muscle mass, especially in the upper body — but they often jog ten miles several days per week. Consider fartlek or interval training. They alternate jogging with sprinting- might be more your speed. ...Read more

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How long before you die of hypothermia in san francisco bay in the summer?

How long before you die of hypothermia in san francisco bay in the summer?

Depends: Depends on how fast the body core temp drops. Definition: below 95 degrees: depending on the body temp: between 95-89.6 — poor peripheral circulation, shivering, apathy, lethargy, confusion and rapid heart rate; between 89.6-82.4 — shivering stops, increased confusion or delirium, slowing heart rate and irregular heart rate; below 82.4 coma, ventricular fibrillation (type of cardiac arrest). ...Read more

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Are there any good spine doctors that work in the san diego vicinity or los angeles vicinity?

Are there any good spine doctors that work in the san diego vicinity or los angeles vicinity?

Absolutely: There are terrific physicians in both geographic regions who specialize in diagnosis and treatment of back pain. If you have not been seen by your primary doctor that is a good place to start. Alternatively, you can see a pain specialist like myself who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of spine pain or a spine surgeon for workup. It might be jumping the gun to start with a surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it possible I have said (seasonal affective disorder) even though living in sunny san diego?

Is it possible I have said (seasonal affective disorder) even though living in sunny san diego?

Yes: You r probably better off than u would b in a locale with lots of overcast days treatment is usually wellbutrin (bupropion) & light therapy. ...Read more

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I recently moved to San Diego from another state. What's the best way to find a new primary care or gp?

I recently moved to San Diego from another state. What's the best way to find a new primary care or gp?

Finding a new GP: Call the medical society i.e. San Diego medical society 858-565-8888 Or call the local hospital there is Scripps institute https://www.scripps.org/physicians/find

Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi sir im a regular gym trainer I want to use san performance creatine micronized. Can u use it? Is it safe? Is it usefull?

Who knows: Who knows if it's safe, 'cause it's never been studied. What is known is that it doesn't help anyone, so why even take the risk? Why would you put this in your body if you were interested in health and fitness enough to become a trainer? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more