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If I talk to a doctor, and I don't have insurance, do I have to pay extra?

If I talk to a doctor, and I don't have insurance, do I have to pay extra?

Consultation: Yes: you are paying for the physician's time, expertise and clinical advice. If I am understanding your question, you want to know if just "talking to a doctor" will cost you money and the answer is YES- this is considered a medical consultation. ...Read more

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My husband was told he had to have heart surgery within 2 months. He has leakage of the mitral and aorta. He is putting it off until he can save some money to pay the bills. He is talking around the end of may or june. The doctor said it was serious bu

My husband was told he had to have heart surgery within 2 months.  He has leakage of the mitral and aorta. He is putting it off until he can save some money to pay the bills.  He is talking around the end of may or june.  The doctor said it was serious bu

Okay to wait: Valvular disease will lead to heart failure. Therefore it must be dealt with. It is okay to wait as long as the heart chambers are of normal size, they are not progressively enlarging, and symptoms (usually chest pain, shortness of breath) are stable. If chambers are enlarging (found by echocardiagram) or symptoms are worsening, get the surgery asap. ...Read more

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Would it be talking with your doctor, if you're just an anxious person, and want to try medicine?

Would it be talking with your doctor, if you're just an anxious person, and want to try medicine?

Anxiety: If you are anxious the doctor would likely want to obtain more history. He or she might order a thyroid lab test or other tests to insure that your symptoms are not due to an underlying medical problem. The doctor would determine if medications were appropriate. Take care. ...Read more

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How do i reconsult so i can talk to live doctors on HealthTap Dr??

How do i reconsult so i can talk to live doctors on HealthTap Dr??

"Live" appointments: 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 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, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. ...Read more

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My doctor wrote something completely diffrent in his chart notes then what he said we talked about in person. He jumped to conclusions! Im so angry!

My doctor wrote something completely diffrent in his chart notes then what he said we talked about in person. He jumped to conclusions! Im so angry!

Confidential: if you discuss anything with your doctor in person or in examination room in presence of a staff or alone has to be documented in your chart since the chart is so confidential you and who ever you allowed are the only people can see it reporting it is not violation of your trust it is the opposite he is maintaining his trust by documenting so do not be angry at your doctor he is only doing his job ...Read more

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What doctors would i talk to who are familiar with leukodystrophy?

What doctors would i talk to who are familiar with leukodystrophy?

Neurology: Especially a pediatric neurologist. A geneticist may also be helpful. You have my sympathy. Good luck. ...Read more

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I need some to talk to but can't afford doctor?

Talk is cheap.: You will, however, need to be more specific in what your medical problem actually is! ...Read more

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What is meaningful use? My doctor gave a talk about it.

What is meaningful use? My doctor gave a talk about it.

Electronic records: Meaningful use is a collection of items that the government feels is necessary for a doctor having installed an electronic medical record (emr) system must achieve to in fact qualify for federal supplementary funds. It relates to patient care in that the items are thought to represent better care. However no clinical testing of meaningful use has been done to date. ...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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Should I talk with my doctor about beginning panchakarma?

Alternative meds: Most natural or alternative remedies always carry the warning to check with your physician before taking the product. Unfortunately, most of allopathic physicians have minimal training in this kind of treatment. Talk to your md. Ask if they are comfortable in honestly giving you an opinion on the product. You can also go to websites like www.Mercola .Com. Tons of information there. ...Read more

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