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Signing up for PRIME: HealthTap PRIME doctors see you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. When asking your question on HealthTap, just click on the icon for a Live Consultation to link to PRIME. The sign-up screen will appear. The PRIME doctor can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be reached from anywhere in the world. ...Read more
Minor with dtugs: The primary care has an obligation to tell parents of the addiction and a duty to refer to a board certfied child psychiatrist. The ultimate responsibility for treatment are the parents. Parents need to be prepared that minors will use guilt to prevent treatment. Its not an easy choice for a parent. ...Read more
If I go to primary care physician for an opinion of warts on my fingers, would that qualify as 'preventative care' for general insurance billing?
Wart treatment: You are asking for an opinion about treatment of a medical condition. If you saw your physician for preventive care checkup, you might use that opportunity to ask about your options for treating your warts. The usual options are chemical (daily topical application for weeks) or freeze the wart (takes just a second, requires liquid nitrogen), or burning (cauterization) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Counseling center: Will save some time, although you could consult with your physician if you want to go privately and want a referral. If there are medical issues as well as emotional ones, that might be a reason to consult with your doctor first. Otherwise, the counseling center will get you started in therapy sooner. Good luck and let us know how you do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Referral or website: Your primary care doctor, specialist, nurse or hospital social worker may be able to give you information about the hospice providers and services in your local area. If they can't answer your questions, some good online resource are: http://www.Palliativedoctors.Org/ http://www.Nhpco.Org/templates/1/homepage.Cfm http://www.Hospicedirectory.Org/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many specialist : Prefer a referral and refuse to see patients not referred, but others accept self referral. I always want a primary care doctor to follow issues that I am not going to manage, and keep the pcp fully apprised of what and why I do things or recommend things. ...Read more
S/he can start it: Initial screening is simple, using your history & exam to validate the need for blood tests. (insurers may not pay for tests unless the need is established)The initial blood tests narrow the group of people that have some symptoms down to those who are most likely to have it. Further confirmation by more invasive tests by a GI specialist may then bee needed. Your primary can coordinate this. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
From who should we seek care and treatment options for primary CNS lymphoma (in addition to neurosurgeon)?
Oncologist: A medical oncologist and radiation oncologist should be part of the team that can help with your care. If you already have a diagnosis of primary CNS lymphoma (presumably from a biopsy), then you need to investigate what chemotherapeutic agents and radiation regimens are available. This may differ depending on the subtype of the lymphoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Any financial support for international with I guess would be 'no medical insurance'?
Any way to get cheaper consults / evaluations?
Probably not: Telemedicine is still in its infancy. As far as I know right now this is the best price you can get. Keep in mind, it is still cheaper than going to an urgent care center, or a hospital. And it is much less time-consuming than most other options. But of course always know that if your condition is serious you should absolutely go to see a physician face-to-face. ...Read more
Answered Many Times: Diabetes mellitus is elevated glucose, defined by ada as hba1c ?6.5%, optimal ?5.0%. Thus cut all food carbs/sugars, the primary driver of ?glucose, exercise (triggers burning sugar & fat), reduce body fat (sugar from food stored as fat). For type ii, add glp-1 analogue slowly (victoza (liraglutide) has best track record), consider metformin. Most other dm meds lower but advance dm & problems, thus avoid. ...Read more
Depends: If you are a member of the general public you can check a wide assortment of supplies on line at amazon. Com. If you are a medical provider - online medical supply company. ...Read more
Need Papsmear but have general health questions too. Looking for primary care dr. If I want specific tests should go to specialists or primary first?
PCP first: See a primary care doctor first. He or she can guide you as to which tests, if any, are most appropriate......And which specialist he or she would recommend. ...Read more
What help is available for someone who wants to be treated for an eating disorder without going to her primary care doctor?
Eating: Yes - check the phonebook or internet for local specialists )phychologists, psychiatrists) that have expertise in this area. Really though you should also tell your primary care doctor. Eating disorders affect your entire body. Your doctor can not do his/her job well without your trust and full disclosure. Doctors keep your information private. ...Read more
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