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Is circumcision ever performed for medical reasons? Are circumcisions ever performed out of necessity for medical reasons? .

Is circumcision ever performed for medical reasons? Are circumcisions ever performed out of necessity for medical reasons? .

Circumcision: Adult circumcision is usually performed for the medical conditions phimosis and/or balanitis. There are numerous genuine medical reasons to perform adult circumcision. So, in short, yes it is usually covered. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I get certificate of medical necessity for diabetics?

Wanted to know where can I get certificate of medical necessity for diabetics?

Your doctor or: To the best of my knowledge only your healthcare provider can give you a lmn. ...Read more

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In what way, other than out of medical necessity, is male circumcision ever ok?

In what way, other than out of medical necessity, is male circumcision ever ok?

Religious reasons: Circumcision is part of being a muslim, jew, or some other religion. Circumcision is also a right of passage from chid to manhood with many african tribes. It is also ok if father or brothers are circumcised and johnny doesn't or might not want to look different to them. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, I am on chips, if I have malocclusion, is it a medical necessity for me to get braces?

Hello doctor, I am on chips, if I have malocclusion, is it a medical necessity for me to get braces?

Malocclusion Medical: No one dies of crooked teeth. Yet, crooked teeth are hard to clean & can lead to gum disease, straightened teeth are easy to clean and prevent disease. Physiologically crooked teeth can effect ones self esteem, aligned teeth restore self esteem & confidence in ones smile to a great deal, worth doing. Yes there is a cost in time & money, both spent to benefit you - a worthy endeavor. ...Read more

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The term from my insurance "medical necessity" what does it mean? I take dextroamphatim my insurance won't cover it unless it is " medical necessity

The term from my insurance "medical necessity" what does it mean? I take dextroamphatim my insurance won't cover it unless it is " medical necessity

Medical Necessity: What this means is that it is necessary for a condition you have. With dextroamphetamine I'm assuming you use it for ADHD. Your insurance company must see an official diagnosis from your doctor. Usually they may require specific testing to diagnosis you. The insurance companies are tightening up and trying to prevent use and pay for medications and test. Hopefully this answered your question. ...Read more

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How do I obtain a letter of medical necessity from my doctor for the rolfing procedure?

How do I obtain a letter of medical necessity from my doctor for the rolfing procedure?

May be difficult: Increasingly, "holistic" methods which lack foundation in the scientific literature, such as the cochrane collaborative, are being denied by third party payors. These payors view such interventions as having no therapeutic value, despite positive claims from patients. ...Read more

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Medical uses for alum?

Medical uses for alum?

Multiple Purposes: Alum is regularly employed as an astringent to shrink tissues and reduce the discharge of bodily fluids, as a styptic to contract organic tissues and stop or reduce hemorrhage and bleeding, and as an emetic agent to induce vomiting when someone has ingested poison. It is also often used to enhance certain vaccines and to prevent or treat infections. ...Read more

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Who pays for the medical costs?

Who pays for the medical costs?

Person getting care: The person getting medical care pays for his doctors, his tests, and his medicines. . . Because he is getting the services. However, as a community and a society, we want to have the healthiest, happiest population possible. So, there are insurance, governmental, and non-profit systems set up to help everybody afford good medical care without causing financial hardship (idealistically speaking!). ...Read more

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How is amd diagnosed medically?

How is amd diagnosed medically?

Drusen deposits: AMD is diagnosed, at the early stage, by the presence of drusen (small yellow deposits) on the macular surface. Usually this is asymptomatic. But over time the deposits enlarge and block the visual field. Also blood vessels in the retina can become leaky and cause degeneration of retina cells. Basically, the diagnosis is via opthalmoscope or similar instruments. ...Read more

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Is medical miracle a real thing?

Is medical miracle a real thing?

Yes: A "miracle" is in the eyes of the beholder -- when something that the person thinks "shouldn't" happen, does. Many people (including physicians) think that they have all the answers, mechanisms and explanations possible about illness & healing. A little humility would be more wise, though. You might want to read dr. Weil's book, "spontaneous healing." drs. Larry dossey & bernie siegel too. ...Read more

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How to become a medical dosimetrist?

How to become a medical dosimetrist?

Look here: For training, here's the national association website:
http://bit. Ly/2xOnNZL

For jobs, it helps to connect with the radiation oncology doctors and clinics in your area as well as online. It's not a very big subspecialty in healthcare compared to specialities like internal medicine and is one of those areas where it can really help to network. ...Read more

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What are medical errors? Who makes them?

What are medical errors? Who makes them?

Anyone in a hospital: Any one can make mistakes nurses, doctors other health care personnel. ...Read more

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What are the medical options for lazyeye?

What are the medical options for lazyeye?

Lazy eye: Depends on what you're calling lazy eye. If its a weak eye (doesn't see well) then if it's diagnosed during early childhood the options are medical and therapeutic. If you mean a crossed eye, or an eye that is not straight, then it really depends on the cause. Sometimes glasses will help, but more often surgery is needed. A good exam with a pediatric ophthalmologist is important. ...Read more

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Any medical avances for sjögren syndrome?

Any medical avances for sjögren syndrome?

Unfortunately not: Much but supportive treatment, hydration, immunosuppressants etc but use of herbal meds is coming to the forefront. Take care! Care! Http://www. Ehow. Com/way_5347842_herbal-cures-sjogrens-syndrome. Html#page=0 http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/sjogren%27s_syndrome. ...Read more

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I need medical advise on erectyl dysfunction?

Consider: A more formal HealthTap prime consultation, as more information is necessary to be able to guide you appropriately through an issue such as this. ...Read more

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Is it a medical condition to not feel remorse?

Is it a medical condition to not feel remorse?

Kinda: Not feeling remorse manifests in several physical conditions. For example, people that have no remorse will maintain a normal heart rate and not perspire as much in certain situations. In psychiatry, conduct disorder in kids and antisocial personality disorder in adults carry lack of remorse as a hallmark. ...Read more

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What are the medical uses of the ashitaba plant?

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Is being homophobic actually a medical condition?

Is being homophobic actually a medical condition?

No: It is the definition or description of an aversion to homosexuals. ...Read more

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What is the most exciting medical discovery of 2012?

What is the most exciting medical discovery of 2012?

See below:: "gene therapy nears approval in europe"
via bbc | mon july 23, 2012
europe is on the cusp of approving a gene therapy for the first time, in what would be a landmark moment for the field. ...Read more

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What is medical negligence and how is it determined?

Many things: The true definition is medical negligence is failure to maintain the standard of care for a given region. In most cases it requires a less than optimum outcome. The reality is that negligence is whatever an attorney can convince a jury that whatever happened should not have happened. The whole medical malpractice arena is a combination of sadness and drama. Lawyers are the only ones profiting. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of contraindications?

Contraindication: A contraindication may be a symptom or medical issue that renders a specific treatment/ procedure inadvisable. The concept of "First do no harm" may be why a particular treatment approach would be contraindicated. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of the medical abbrevaition I & o?

What is the meaning of the medical abbrevaition I & o?

Ins and Outs: This is typically used in a hospital setting and describes measuring the intake and output a patient has over a 24 hour period. All the food and liquids are the ins and urine and bms are the outs. Usually, however, only the liquids are measured to determine the patients fluid balance and whether they are able to put out whatever is taken in. ...Read more

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For what reasons have there been no medical breakthroughs?

For what reasons have there been no medical breakthroughs?

Excuse me?: I'm not sure why you feel there are no breakthroughs, but new scientific & medical discoveries are made every day. Behavioral epigenetics, which opens the door to many previously unrecognized associations and things we can do to help ourselves, is for me quite profound. Here's a taste: http://discovermagazine. Com/2013/may/13-grandmas-experiences-leave-epigenetic-mark-on-your-genes. ...Read more

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Sir medical officer and colourblind is their any difficulty?

Sir medical officer and colourblind is their any difficulty?

Please resubmit: Your question with more specificity. Are you completely colorblind or just red-green color deficient? What kind of work do you do or intend on qualifying to do? How was your color blindness diagnosed? Do you have problems in your life due to color blindness? We'll be waiting for more info from you. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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What is medical tourism?

What is medical tourism?

Competition is good: A patient may travel to india for a medical procedure or argentina, both countries with excellent physicians, and the cash price will be much less than here and the difference pays for the trip and more. ...Read more

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What is medical quackery?

What is medical quackery?

A quack: A quack is a charlatan. Someone who professes to know medicine but doesn't. Medical quackery is the promotion of untrue / fraudulent practices. Beware of all forms of medical quackery. ...Read more

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What is medical microbiology?

What is medical microbiology?

Diagnose infection: Medical microbiology is the study of living organisms that can infect the body. This includes viruses (technically not alive, but infectious), bacteria, fungus, parasites. These subfields are called virology, bacteriology, mycology, and parasitology. It is a vast subject and encompasses a wide variety of organisms ranging from tiny submicroscopic viruses to relatively large parasites tapeworms. ...Read more

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What's the medical term for a pca?

What's the medical term for a pca?

A PCA: Is patient controlled analgesia, where the patient by pushing a button causes the intravenous injection of a narcotic, in a hospital, instead of asking the nurse. The safety involves mandatory intervals and maximum dosages and the theory if the patient has too much won't be able to push the button. ...Read more

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Could heroin have any medical uses?

Afraid not. ..: The risk to benefit ratio is way too big. ...Read more

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How do I perform a medical checkup?

See below: Go to medical school to learn the anatomy and pathophysiology of what to look for and why in specific populations and people with specific diseases and risk factors. You also need a strong education in biology and chemistry beforehand to make sense of the medical school studies. ...Read more

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What is the medical condition, "oi"?

What is the medical condition, "oi"?

Brittle bones: osteogenesis imperfecta or brittle bone disease affects the mineralization of bones in people born with defective connective tissue known as collagen.These patients can fracture bones easily. There are eight types of OI from mild to very severe and sometimes fatal. DNA and collagen tests are used to differentiate. Some are autosomal dominant and some recessive. Eyes often have bluish gray sclera. ...Read more

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What are medical uses for mescaline?

What are medical uses for mescaline?

Not modern medicine: Technically, there are no modern medical uses for mescaline, the active hallucinogen in peyote and san pedro cactus. It's illegal except in native american church ceremonies. In these contexts, the intent is to use the plant substances for guidance, decision making, healing, and remaining in balance w/the natural world. It is far from a recreational experience. ...Read more

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What's considered a medical abortion?

What's considered a medical abortion?

Medical abortion: A "medical abortion" is produced in early pregnancy by the use of an agent to interrupt the hormone production of the ovary (corpus luteum), or an agent which kills rapidly multiplying cells, like methotrexate. These methods are not always successful, but most often surgery (a "d&c") is avoided. ...Read more

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What are the medical benefits of yoga?

What are the medical benefits of yoga?

21 reasons 2 do yoga: #11: Relieves headaches. Researchers found that headache frequency and intensity are reduced significantly with yoga therapy. Ref: AARP, 5/2017. ...Read more

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What are the medical benefits of botox, ?

What are the medical benefits of botox, ?

See below: Botox is a neurotoxin that paralyzes the muscle for 3 months. It is used to help reduce the muscle tone in patients with spasticity and now it's indicated for chronic migraines. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for fused digits?

Syndactyly: I believe "syndactyly" is the term you are looking for. ...Read more