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Can I get a referral to a specialist from HealthTap Prime?

Can I get a referral to a specialist from HealthTap Prime?

Sure: A patient on PRIME can get a referral to a particular doctor or a particular specialty, which means the PRIME doctor recommends that the patient go get evaluated by a certain doctor or specialty. Because PRIME is outside the commercial insurance system, there are no phone calls, faxes, or paperwork when the PRIME doctor refers a patient (insurers might treat a PRIME referral as a "self-referral"). ...Read more

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Can I get a referral to a specialist from HealthTap Prime?

Can I get a referral to a specialist from HealthTap Prime?

For what purpose?: Anyone can see any physician; referrals only a suggestion of someone believed to be of some assistance (on whatever basis). One best referral basis has long been from others who have seen several physicians. This now includes looking on the net for free-form written ratings of physicians. Conversely, referral sometimes refers to money/3rd party payer payment; HealthTap=no benefit for this purpose. ...Read more

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Can you talk to a specialist using HealthTap Concierge?

Can you talk to a specialist using HealthTap Concierge?

Just find one.: There are plenty of specialists among the ~65000 doctors currently on HealthTap. You can link to one through HealthTap Concierge and consult with him or her when they're available or in virtual office hours. ...Read more

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What is meant by wellness specialist?

What is meant by wellness specialist?

Healthy living: In medicine, a physician who is focused on wellness will work with patients to try to optimize their health from every angle: resistance training, aerobic exercise, stress reduction techniques, nutrition/diet, disease prevention, genetic testing, hormone balancing (if necessary), supplementation (if necessary), improving blood pressure, insulin sensitivity, lipid profiles, body composition........ ...Read more

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What does a child life specialist do?

What does a child life specialist do?

Help: Helps a child with a serious illness through a scary time period in the hospital, a difficult procedure, or similar. These are specially trained people who use guided imagery, play therapy, etc to assist a child in handling the medical world around them. ...Read more

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Where did all these specialists come from?

Where did all these specialists come from?

What do you mean: What do you mean by your question which is inappropriate for this site
for your information specialists do not come from out of space they go to med school first, than do years of training to specialise in their chosen fields so that they can take care of various medical/surgical problems day in and day out. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of a specialist?

Medical specialist: Medical specialist = a physician who has completed residency training in a specific branch of medicine. ...Read more

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What kind of specialist can help me deal with back pains?

What kind of specialist can help me deal with back pains?

Back pain specialist: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ...
The treatment depends on the cause of the pain.
If your pain persists, you should seek help from a doctor such as pain specialist, physiatrist or spine surgeon ... You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How long after diagnosis should I wait to see a specialist?

Soon as possible: If it has been determined that you need to see a specialist, then waiting longer than logistically necessary is neglect. I recognize that there can be difficulties in seeing a specialist, but you should see one as soon as you can be scheduled. ...Read more

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How can I get someone referred to mental health specialists?

How can I get someone referred to mental health specialists?

It s easy: If you ask your dr, or your insurance, they will help you obtain a referral. However, most of the time, if you ask in the psychiatrist s office, they can help you with the process (if any is really needed). Sometimes, no referral is needed and you can simply be seen by just making an appointment. ...Read more

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What specialist dr. Should i need to see for imbalaced equalliberium?

What specialist dr. Should i need to see for imbalaced equalliberium?

Start w/family doc: Go see your family doc first. Poor balance may be due to simple inner ear infection. Benign positional vertigo can be easily diagnosed & treated by your family doc who's familiar w/dix hallpike and epley maneuvers. Your family doc can also check to be sure poor balance isn't a manifestation of some other condition, eg heart rhythm condition, sugar control, blood pressure, stroke, medication, etc. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel uncertain when first released from a specialist?

Is it normal to feel uncertain when first released from a specialist?

Dependency: It is a natural thing to develop identification and dependency upon those who care for you, particularly through crisis situations. When that care is no longer needed and you are dismissed, you may have a sense of loss, uncertainty and fear which you will outgrow. ...Read more

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Would I need to first see a specialist if I want my hemorrhoroids cut out?

Would I need to first see a specialist if I want my hemorrhoroids cut out?

Yes : Usually need to consult Surgeon in rooms , so he can examine you , determine treatment plan , and get authorization for procedure from Funder. ...Read more

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Are there any cures or reliefs for a 40y/o man? Where do we go to find specialists or groups to find answers?

Are there any cures or reliefs for a 40y/o man?  Where do we go to find specialists or groups to find answers?

Need more info: Cures or relief of what? A wild guess would be ed. A urologist would help with that. Otherwise, we would need more info. ...Read more

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I am currently in the process of finding a new neuro. whats some ways I can manage HAs until I find a specialist?

I am currently in the process of finding a new neuro. whats some ways I can manage HAs until I find a specialist?

If you have : No reason not to take aspirin, when you know you are getting a headache, before the pain, take 3 excedrines. Be sure to get enough rest, stay hydrated and eat right. ...Read more

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How do you find a specialist online and eventually your specialist they'll start treating you for your medical conditions?

How do you find a specialist online and eventually your specialist they'll start treating you for your medical conditions?

HealthTap CONCIERGE: HealthTap Concierge doctors can see and treat their own patients via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Certain problems (not all) are treatable online, and some medications (not all) can be prescribed. You can upload images beforehand or send them during a live Concierge consultation. Try searching on HealthTap for doctors in the Specialty you need, and then asking for a Concierge appointment. ...Read more

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Can I see 2 of the same type of specialist concurrently? (Diff hosp, just following something). I want to keep getting both opinions. Is that unusual?

Can I see 2 of the same type of specialist concurrently? (Diff hosp, just following something). I want to keep getting both opinions. Is that unusual?

Yes: In general it may be confusing to get different opinions. For more serious conditions it may be worth getting a second opinion. I would stick with one doctor who's style you prefer. ...Read more

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My husband has the churg-strauss syndroom. It has been diagnosed since twoo weeks ago. Is there a specialist in our country for this syndroom known by?

My husband has the churg-strauss syndroom. It has been diagnosed since twoo weeks ago. Is there a specialist in our country for this syndroom known by?

Yes: Dr. Kallenberg is a world expert on churg strauss at the university of groningen. I do not know if he is accepting patients, but someone is his group there would be a good place to start.

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http://www.Rug.Nl/staff/c.G.M.Kallenberg/. ...Read more

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Who are specialists in poisoning?

Who are specialists in poisoning?

Toxicologists: Physicians with specialty training in dealing with poisonings are toxicologists. However many physicians, internists, ER docs, pediatricians, family practice, are quite comfortable dealing with many of these issues also. ...Read more

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Is there a specialist for sarcoidosis?

Is there a specialist for sarcoidosis?

Many types: The severity of sarcoidosis and the body parts involved usually determine which types of doctors are involved: primary doctor, pulmonologist, rheumatologist, nephrologist. ...Read more

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Headaches are ruining my life !? Are there specialists in just headaches?

Headaches are ruining my life !?  Are there specialists in just headaches?

AHS Members: You might inquire as you search if the doctor is a member of the american headache society as those doctors have a stated interest in headache. ...Read more

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What is endodontic specialist?

What is endodontic specialist?

Dental Specialist : Is a type of dental specialist who has limited their practice of dentistry to diagnosis and treatment of pain and infection originating from inside the tooth. They most common dental procedures for endodontists are root canals and root canal surgery. ...Read more

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