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Second Opinion (Definition)

A second opinion is where a patient seeks the advice of another physician after consulting with a doctor. If a patient is unsatisfied with a doctor's diagnosis or proposed treatment, a patient may seek out the opinion of another doctor to ensure that the diagnosis or treatment is correct.

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Can I get a second opinion for my health problem in HealthTap Prime?

Can I get a second opinion for my health problem in HealthTap Prime?

Sure.: You can consult with any of our doctors, go over symptoms, upload test results - whatever. ...Read more

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How do I obtain a second opinion?

How do I obtain a second opinion?

ASK: Ask your consulting doctor (pcp or consultant) if they can recommend someone for second opinion. Do it in a non-threatening way. A good doctor would welcome someone to back them up on what they have told your or to correct them if their opinion is "wrong". There are times when there is just disagreement. Sometimes a 3rd or more opinion is needed. ...Read more

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Second trimester Pregnancy (Tip)

Second trimester Pregnancy

The morning sickness and fatigue from 1st trimester should fade in the 2nd trimester. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Second Trimester (Checklist)

Share your pregnancy news with friends, family, and coworkers
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Get your flu shot during flu season
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Monitor weight gain and focus on a healthy diet
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Schedule a dental visit to keep your pregnancy healthy
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What isAlpha-1, and what to do? My husband was told today he have it. I am thinking about second opinion , plz , tell me Dr, what would you do ?

What isAlpha-1, and what to do? My husband was told today he have it. 
I am thinking about second opinion , plz , tell me Dr, what would you do ?

See a pulmonologist: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency is a genetically transmitted disease affecting other organs, but primarily the lung. It has a higher than normal risk of declining lung function, especially if he is a smoker. For best management, he should see a pulmonologist for reccommendations ...Read more

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Second trimester Pregnancy (Tip)

Second trimester Pregnancy

Mirtazapine at night helps with insomnia, nausea, stress and mood, see mass general women's psychiatry. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Second Trimester (Checklist)

Take your prenatal vitamin
12 Mon, Daily for 12 Months
Drink extra water
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Don't eat undercooked meats
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Don't scoop cat litter
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How can someone get a second opinion for hodgkin's disease?

See your family doc: To get a second opinion, start with your family doctor or internist. He or she should be able to help you arrange for the second opinion. ...Read more

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