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Violation Of Expectancy
Deep subject: For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
Illness, toxicity: These guidelines are to ensure that food is fresh, tasty, not infected or toxic. Violation of these may be innocent, but could lead to certain sicknesses, some in fact lethal and could also disturb the taste of the food. The guidelines are not there by accident. ...Read more
44 yo f on antipsychotics meds mood is very violative 10 days before ttom mood stabilizes for a little while after can this corrected by another med?
Complex medically: In my experience, some women with severe mood changes prior to their menstrual period will respond positively to lithium and others to zoloft (sertraline) taken only during that time; but you seem to have a complex medical situation that might preclude either or both. Would want to know more about what's been tried in the past and the name of the antipsychotic you are currently taking. Http://www. Urbandictionary. Com/define. Php? Term=ttom. ...Read more
My child was born two years ago and has been in our bed since my son demands to be breastfed in the middle of the night my wife feels violated angry a?
Avoidable issue: You have one best chance to birth a kid & get him/her away from your body & that is at birth. Same room, fine, same bed, never. By now the kid has such a sense of entitlement & separation fear that you will have turmoil regardless of what you. You may find comfort in the book by ferber "solve your child's sleep problem". The short version, get him in his own room/bed. Wean him. Deal with the crying. ...Read more
HIPAA: HIPAA violations can result in civil & criminal penalties. Here is an good explanation of specific violation types: http://www. Ama-assn. Org/ama/pub/physician-resources/solutions-managing-your-practice/coding-billing-insurance/hipaahealth-insurance-portability-accountability-act/hipaa-violations-enforcement. Page? ...Read more
Criminal procedure: Female circumcision is mutilation of woman's genitalia & includes amputation of clitoris to remove any pleasant sensation derived from sex. Some circumcisors also sew vaginal opening to leave only tiny opening to prevent any possible sexual penetration until & unless it is surgically opened prior to marriage. Thus criminal violation rights & prison worthy crime 2B punished in democracitic countries ...Read more
Had col'oscopy last week, still feeling upset. Triggered a lot of emotions of when I have flashbacks of c/h abuse. Feeling violated emotionally. Help?
See below: If your loved one has not received proper hygiene care, please contact either unit manager, supervisor of nursing or director of nursing. If not helping, please contact administrator. If you feel that the whole place is not helping for the loved ones, then you have the right to report to the state department of health for possible abuse/neglect. ...Read more
A doctor took my medical situation to a review board when I specifically asked him not to. Is this a violation of medical and professional ethics?
No: If you have a professional doctor-patient relationship with a Dr. And asked him to treat you is there. Job to get the proper advice it's standard on complex cases to take them to review board this is confidential and does not require signing A consent for permission to do this. You should be thankful your physician took the time to try and get advice in the counsel of many there is wisdom ...Read more
Who knows?: Health codes vary by state and county (or city), so who is to say what sort of idiotic nonsense has made into your local health code. It is possible. ...Read more
What to do if I have a pain management dr and have a contract, can I go to the ER without violating?
Sure you can:
ER is for emergency visit. If you have an emergency situation, you are violating absolutely nothing.
Take a good care. Get a copy of the ER report and share it with your pain arrangement doc. ...Read more
Please answer! What safeguards are taken to ensure that HIV positive patients 'rights to privacy are not violated?
If you have recently obtained a job but there are osha violations that make it hard for you to do it, should you tell?
Osha standards are for your protection. Not fully disclosing a violation puts you and your coworkers at risk.
Do not be afraid to do the right thing. ...Read more
What precautions are taken to ensure that HIV positive patients' rights to privacy are not violated?
Violations very rare: There are strong laws to prevent inappropriate disclosure of HIV status (or other medical information), including the Privacy Rule of the fedeeral Heaith Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) http://www. Hhs. Gov/hipaa/ All states also have their own laws, and the fines are very high, often $5, 000 or more. Violations almost never happen. Contact the health dept for local details. ...Read more
Doc left a voice massage with my name and the test and that my results were high, is this in violation of hipaa? What should I do?
If you left the phone # used as your method of contact - it may not be a HIPAA violation. Please check Understanding Health Information Privacy (for consumers) on this site:
http://www. Hhs. Gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/ for a fuller understanding of how HIPAA works. Would encourage you to be specific with requests about how you wish to be contacted in the future. ...Read more
I went in for a pap smear today and I feel violated. I feel like what it was is rape. Legalized rape. I am perfectly healthy! Why do I have to go?
Not at age 16.: You do need to get a pap smear to rule out cervical cancer but you do not need one at age 16. American cancer society and american college of obstetrics and gynecology recommend getting a pap smear at age 21 and no earlier. Pap smear can save your life as it detects cervical cancer. Early detection leads to higher rate of cures. ...Read more
I was molested when I was 7 and am worried that this experience will make my pelvic exam more awkward. What should I do to avoid feeling violated?
Discuss fear with dr: Frequently verbalizing helps & also alerts doc to reasons for your apprehension ...Read more
I see a pain management doctor for my back, but would I violate my contract if I saw another pm dr. For botox for migraines?
Generally No: Pain Contracts are typically use for pain medication management and do not translate to procedures. Although since you are seeing the pain management doctor, why not ask them if they can do the Botox for migraines? Obviously if your pain doc does not do this, then it should be just fine to get Botox done elsewhere. ...Read more
I'm am in pain mangment. I need teeth pulled will going to a dentist violate my pain mangment contact? Don't want to get in trouble.
At the age of ten, my doctor looked inside my vagina and never gave a reason. Ever since I've wondered why I was violated like that? Any ideas?
Parent: Have you asked the adult who took you to that appointment to see if they know why? I'm assuming you are concerned you were molested and I can't exclude that. An imperforate hymen might warrant an exam, recurrent yeast or urinary infections might warrant it. I suppose if your doctor was concerned that someone at home molested you that would be a reason too. ...Read more
Type 1 diabetic. Refent chest cold over counter meds used. Failed urine drug test for cocaine. Didn't touch it. Prob. Violation. What could cause this?
Cold Meds Not Cause: Cold medications would not cause a positive urine drug test. Do you use medicinal marijuana? If yes, is it from a dispensary or from "the street"? If it's from the street then it may be contaminated by cocaine. Otherwise exposure to cocaine would be the only other reason. ...Read more
Talking about rapes, abortion to therapist, feels like I am being raped and abused all over again, feeling so violated how can I make this easier
Therapy.: Psychotherapy is an art. The therapist needs to balance dealing with painful issues that the patient may want to avoid AND the need to not overwhelm the patient by going too deeply or quickly in sessions. This requires sensitivity on the therapists' part. It would be my hope that you are working with a provider who is experienced in working with sexual assault victims. Please express to your >> ...Read more
One daughter reported infection control violations to nursing home, md. Other daughter is upset--at her. How easy to catch c diff on antibiotics?
Easy enough: To be a concern. Antibiotics can definitely cause c diff diarrhea. If there are infection control violations that could lead to problems for your loved one, then they need to be addressed. ...Read more
I thought I got food poisoning, but it has been 4 days and it has not gone away, my stomach is bloated and I had violate blood in my stool 2 days ago?
Gastroenteritis.: This sounds like acute gastroenteritis - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pains, fever, chills and sweats are all possible components of this. Could be viral or food-borne, perhaps something you ate four or five days ago that may have been undercooked or mishandled. Typically lasts 3-5 days. If it gets much worse, or if it lasts longer than that, see a doctor. ...Read more
Active and healthy: By keeping yourself healthy, eating a diet with fruits & vegetables, limiting red meat, exercising & not smoking, you can reduce the chances of becoming diabetic or hypertensive. These things decrease your chances of stroke, heart attack & certain cancers. Avoiding drugs and excessive alcohol also keeps you healthier. By doing these things, you should be healthier, and hopefully live longer ...Read more
Variable: It is important to understand that the brain may dictate bodily function. If lisencephaly is part of miller-dieker syndrome death may occur before age 2, but sometimes infants may live longer. Remember if the patient cannot feed themselves and is bed-ridden-they are prone to pneumonia, infection-which may lead to an earlier death. Also important are other associated congenital abnormalities. ...Read more
It depends...: The potenial benefit of chemotherapy depends on the tumor type, biomarkers (eg, er/pr/her2 in breast cancer), stage, etc. For some diseases "calculators" can help determine the absolute risk reduction (as opposed to "relative" risk reduction). Some cancers may have limited benefit from chemo and others may benefit greatly. ...Read more