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See Your Doctor (Overview)

For some people, the idea of a check-up or wellness exam can seem excessive. But prevention, screening, and treatment are three ways your doctor can help keep you healthy, reduce your risk for disease, or detect problems early, which may increase your chances for a longer, healthier life. Make 2013 the year you get on track with all your appointments - go see (or get) a primary care doctor, a gynecologist, a dentist, and an eye doctor.


See Your Doctor (Overview)

For some people, the idea of a check-up or wellness exam can seem excessive. But prevention, screening, and treatment are three ways your doctor can help keep you healthy, reduce your risk for disease, or detect problems early, which may increase your chances for a longer, healthier life. Make 2013 the year you get on track with all your appointments - go see (or get) a primary care doctor, a gynecologist, a dentist, and an eye doctor.


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Is not always depration that make me sick is sicknis giving me deprest cose undigenose please don't say see your doctor cose he left me like this ?

Is not always depration that make me sick is sicknis giving me deprest cose undigenose please don't say see your doctor cose he left me like this ?

Don't understand : It isn't possible to tell what your problem is from your description. It sounds as though your physician thinks you are depressed and that is causing you to feel low, and you disagree. Getting a second opinion or seeing a physician may help - new eyes might get your to the bottom of it. That being said, depression is a serious illness that is severely debilitating, don't take it lightly. ...Read more

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Is itching in the vaginal a week after giving birth normal or a reason to see your doctor?

Is itching in the vaginal a week after giving birth normal or a reason to see your doctor?

Vaginal itch: If you have sutures it could be a response to that, but just like any woman you might get a yeast infection or bacterial infection of the vagina that can cause itching. Would call your OB before the office closes and see if he/she offers anything for the itching. ...Read more

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How likely is an about a CM big hard neck mass cancer? please tell me how likely and dont just say see your doctor.the mass is there for months

How likely is an about a CM big hard neck mass cancer? please tell me how likely and dont just say see your doctor.the mass is there for months

See below: Jane 581: What is your reluctance to seeing your doctor? It is not feasible to divine the nature of the mass without examining it. It is not likely to be cancer, but it could be other bad things like tuberculosis. A fine needle aspirate may provide diagnostic information. ...Read more

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Will cranberry juice help with bladder infection tell you go see your doctor ? When should start worrying about your bladder infection ?

Will cranberry juice help with bladder infection tell you go see your doctor ? When should start worrying about your bladder infection ?

UTI: Cranberry juice for UTI is an old wives tale. It has been shown that to acidify your urine enough to inhibit bacterial growth you would have to drink a volume of cranberry juice so large that you would be more likely to drown than affect your uti. You should be seen by a doctor and treated appropriately now because without that it may progress and produce more severe issues. ...Read more

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Hi my friend has a chesty type cough for about 10 weeks now I think he should go an see a doctor what's your advice?

Hi my friend has a chesty type cough for about 10 weeks now I think he should go an see a doctor what's your advice?

I agree with you: Hi. A cough lasting 10 weeks is abnormal, and could represent a variety of pathologies including asthma, GERD, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc. We don't know your friend's age, medical history, travel history, smoking history, coincident findings like fever, wheezing, sputum production, blood streaking, all of which are important. I would say an evaluation is in order. Good luck to her/him! ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me when should you go see a doctor for your sinuses?

Doctors can you tell me when should you go see a doctor for your sinuses?

Sinusitis: I would suggest to see a physician when the condition interferes with your quality of like. Also look for signs like purulent yellowish or blood stained nasal discharges, fever, severe headaches, severe sinus pain, severe nasal congestion that does not resolves with common therapies. Avoid using over the counter product for more than few days as indicated in the inserts. ...Read more

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How do you know if you need to see the doctor about your knee injury?

How do you know if you need to see the doctor about your knee injury?

Swelling.: If your knee is swollen, or if you have mechanical locking or catching, or if your knee is causing you to limp. These are good indications for you to see an orthopedic knee special;ist. ...Read more

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I WHAT TO SEE THE DOCTORS?

I WHAT TO SEE THE DOCTORS?

To see doctor: To speak to a doctor log on to www.healthtap.com and follow the Prime Launch special or you can see your local doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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Should I go see a doctor?

Uncertain: Are you experiencing any concerning medical problems? Have you had an annual check up? Consider resubmitting with more info. ...Read more