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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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Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
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Transfusions (Definition)

Sometimes babies are given whole blood to supply what they are lacking, and sometimes only components of blood, such as platelets or ...Read more


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How can I talk to a doctor in real-time with HealthTap Prime?

How can I talk to a doctor in real-time with HealthTap Prime?

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

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Can doctors give me a prescription in HealthTap Prime?

Some.: A doctor licensed in your state can prescribe you medications, at their discretion of course. But we cannot prescribe controlled substances under any circumstances. ...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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Ask a doctor for free chat online?

?: I don't understand your question. What do you want to do? If you have a medical question, just ask it. ...Read more

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Can you request to be tested for celiacs disease from your primary care doctor?

Can you request to be tested for celiacs disease from your primary care doctor?

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 more

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Is a primary care physician obligated to send a minor using drugs to rehab?

Is a primary care physician obligated to send a minor using drugs to rehab?

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

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Seeking an MD who would give me an off-label prescription after a phone consultation. In California. Fully legitimate use; with standard of care too.

Seeking an MD who would give me an off-label prescription after a phone consultation. In California. Fully legitimate use; with standard of care too.

Private consult: through Health Tap may be helpful. You need to go to another place on the HT site, not this Q & A section,or call them. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How would I be able to find a place that has free and confidential STD testing for teens?

How would I be able to find a place that has free and confidential STD testing for teens?

Dept of Health: A few places to check: local department of health, call your local hospital, or look up public health clinics. Also ask any local md office for advice on where to go. ...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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I have an appointment with a mental counselor but will likely need to talk to someone before then. Are there any HealthTap services for mental health?

I have an appointment with a mental counselor but will likely need to talk to someone before then. Are there any HealthTap services for mental health?

Try CONCIERGE: Try HealthTap CONCIERGE. Concierge doctors can see and treat their own patients via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Certain medications (not all) can be prescribed. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can send images while in the middle of a Concierge consultation. (Doctors answering HealthTap BASIC, free questions are providing information only, and do not provide medical care.) ...Read more

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I just signed up for video chat with a doctor with this site. If you are a doctor are you able to video chat on here for a consultation?

Yes: The doctor will consult with you depending on which state you are in and which state they are licensed to practice. Hope this helps. Thanks for using the service. Good luck. ...Read more

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Who can I talk to about a post liver transplant consultation?

Who can I talk to about a post liver transplant consultation?

Transplant center: Any liver transplant center will have physicians who specialize in the post-transplant care of recipients. They are also set up to monitor the immunosuppressants. You can find them at unos.Org. ...Read more

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Can you get a prescription for thyroid medicine without a pcp (im waiting for my health insurance to be approved still)?

Can you get a prescription for thyroid medicine without a pcp (im waiting for my health insurance to be approved still)?

Try CONCIERGE: HealthTap Concierge doctors can see and treat their own patients via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Certain medications (not all) can be prescribed. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live Concierge consultation. (Doctors answering HealthTap BASIC free questions are providing information, and do not see patients' images or photos.) ...Read more

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Where can I find a health care provider to offer treatment suggestions about disease like hiv.?

Where can I find a health care provider to offer treatment suggestions about disease like hiv.?

Infectious Disease s: A good internist or an infection diseases(id) specialist can take care of HIV diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good site online for ordering medical supplies?

Can you recommend a good site online for ordering medical supplies?

See below.: If you are a non-medical person, check out amazon.Com. They actually have a good assortment of products that can be purchased by the public. ...Read more

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Do you have a recommendation for a specific DO or Naturopath in the Portland Oregon area, or a good way to go about finding one other than a basic google search? Looking for a new practitioner

Do you have a recommendation for a specific DO or Naturopath in the Portland Oregon area, or a good way to go about finding one other than a basic google search?

Looking for a new practitioner

Possibly!: Hi! For a DO who does manipulation you could look under the AAO website (American Academy of Osteopathy). That is where DOs who do more OMT, focus on osteopathy may be. The AOA (American Osteopathic Assn) may also have one but is for ALL DOs regardless of specialty. Also the AOIM (Academy of Integrated Medicine) is a mix of Naturopaths, DOs, chirps, functional medicine docs etc; hope that helps! ...Read more