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Ask a question to a doctor for free online?

Yes: ...And you wasted it on asking if you could ask a question? Ask us anything and we'll try to get you an answer. ...Read more

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I heard I can talk to a doctor with HealthTap Prime. What is HealthTap Prime and how do I use it?

HealthTap Prime: HealthTap Prime is a virtual medical consultation service. They say as many as 34% of office visits can actually be completed virtually - virtual medicine is one of the waves of the future, and HealthTap Prime is quite the mature product in this regard. Register at www.healthtap.com. ...Read more

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Do I need a webcam to talk to a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

Do I need a webcam to talk to a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

No, but it cd help: No, there is no mandate that you HAVE to use a webcam to talk to a doctor on HealthTap Prime. However, it could help in some situations (like if you have a rash, you could show the doctor by camera). The webcam can also make the interaction more friendly. I'm not sure, but I don't believe the app u download requires it. However, we are here to help & we'll help however we can. U can contact suppor ...Read more

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I want to talk to a doctor online. What are the benefits of a service like HealthTap?

HealthTap Prime: HealthTap Prime is a virtual medical consultation service. They say as many as 34% of office visits can actually be completed virtually - virtual medicine is one of the waves of the future, and HealthTap Prime is quite the mature product in this regard. Register at www.healthtap.com. ...Read more

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Do I need a webcam to talk to a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

No, but it cd help: No, there is no mandate that you HAVE to use a webcam to talk to a doctor on HealthTap Prime. However, it could help in some situations (like if you have a rash, you could show the doctor by camera). The webcam can also make the interaction more friendly. I'm not sure, but I don't believe the app u download requires it. However, we are here to help & we'll help however we can. U can contact suppor ...Read more

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I need a doctor's excuse to return to work. I like to speak with a doctor.

I need a doctor's excuse to return to work. I like to speak with a doctor.

OK. Doctor I am.: Sometimes return to work requires an exam to establish that you can meet the work requirements outlined by the job description. Not sure. You should talk to your doc. ...Read more

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Is soy milk better for you than regular milk?

Is soy milk better for you than regular milk?

Depends: If you are intolerant to milk sugar (lactose) it certainly is. The fat content may be less. It may be emotionally satisfying to be avoiding animal products if you are vegan. ...Read more

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How would be the best way to go about approaching your doctor for a referal to see a psychologist?

Ask: If you are embarrassed that is normal. You might want to consider doing it via email if that is an option and it makes you feel more comfortable. Good luck! ...Read more

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What kind of a doctor should I go to to talk about add?

What kind of a doctor should I go to to talk about add?

Several options.: A clinical psychologist or a psychiatrist would be good choices. Many pediatricians evaluate and treat add/ adhd if you are a minor. Take care. ...Read more

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I heard that it is good to eat small, frequent meals. Is this true?

I heard that it is good to eat small, frequent meals. Is this true?

Yes: It keeps your metabolism up, your blood sugars more stable, and you digest food better with decreased energy deposition (i.e., fat). The problem is most people lose track of how much they eat, how often they eat, and what they eat. Also, many people eat the same size portions 4-5x day as they would 3x/day. If you are cognizant of these facts, you should be ok and won't fatigued or stuffed. ...Read more

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Is it healthier to saute or grill food?

Is it healthier to saute or grill food?

Saute vs. grill: In general, grilled foods are healthier since no additives & most nutrients are preserved in the food through grilling. ...Read more

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I need to talk to a gynecologist!

I need to talk to a gynecologist!

Talking to gyn: Although, I am not a gynecologist, I am a family practitioner with experience in female issues. One way or another, you will need to lay out your problem. ...Read more

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I need to get healthy, what's the best way to start?

I need to get healthy, what's the best way to start?

Kudos to you!: ..For embarking on a life plan to a healthier you! first, see your doctor for a checkup and talk about your plan. Set a reasonable goal for weight management or reduction, if needed. Avoid stress, smoking, and drinking more than the occasional glass or two of wine. After clearance from your md, get active with an exercise plan and set small, attainable goals to build a solid foundation. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you ask a primary care doctor to test you for ovarian cancer?

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Can you ask a primary care doctor to test you for ovarian cancer?

No good test: There is no good test to screen for ovarian cancer. Follow up with your gynecologist in regular basis and discuss in detail with your gynecologist and primary care doctor if you have any concerning symptom. ...Read more

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Do you need a referral from your primary care doctor to see a gynecologist for your pap smear?

Do you need a referral from your primary care doctor to see a gynecologist for your pap smear?

Usually not: It can vary based on your insurance plan. A lot of patients use their OB as their primary care doctor. The reverse is true as well. A lot of primary care docs do routine pap smears. ...Read more

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What is the quickeest way to lose weight?

What is the quickeest way to lose weight?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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How can I think positive and change my patterns?

How can I think positive and change my patterns?

Let's count the ways: "the power of positive thinking, " as described in the 1950s & 60s, is not as effective as the following: (1) the power of non-negative thinking (stopping dysfunctional or automatic negative thoughts); and (2) taking actions that have been shown to increase positivity (as a side effect), such as expressing genuine gratitude, generosity, or love, and even simply pursuing curiosity or goals. Act now! ...Read more

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How can I be happier and more self-confident?

How can I be happier and more self-confident?

Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more

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