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MANY OPTIONS: Pediatrician (if age appropriate), some general physicians, doctoral level cinical psychologist, neuropsychologist or a psychiatrist. ...Read more
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
Often through social: workers, online communities or through office personnel. Support groups are everywhere and usually free. United Way in my area forms the connection hub to most, but County hotlines are very helpful. Some cities even have special phone lines for available services. San Diego has 211. Some psychologists form their own support groups out of existing patient pools. Be creative. ...Read more
Not many: Not usually. In most instances where you can a cardiologist you can find extremely good primary care physicians. While one stop health shopping sounds convenient it is often not in the patients best interest long term especially if that place is a specialists office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
YES: That would be the first step is to discuss with your Primary Care Physician and then they ca let you know if they do this or refer out to a Psychiatrist. ...Read more
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
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
Various: Telemedicine utilizes photo and video equipment as well as some robots helping the doctor to examine the patient at distance. In some cases, telemedicine is consultatory and you actually have another health care professional at the other end. Check the following link: http://www.Americantelemed.Org/i4a/pages/index.Cfm?Pageid=3333. ...Read more
Ra patients should have coordinated care with pcp and a rheumatology doctor. Ask your doc for referral!.. Can u please explain? Whats pcp?
See details: Pcp is your primary care physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Geriatric care: Many geriatric care managers have training in nursing, social work, and psychology. They can assess needs, and help you access additional services you might not otherwise know about. They can coach families who are doing caregiving, and help coordinate care. Many more possibilities also. See this for additional info: http://www.Caremanager.Org/why-care-management/what-you-should-know/. ...Read more
Depends: Coverage of these services and the extent to which these services are covered are all dependent on the type of plan. Many plans do cover for those type of services. ...Read more
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