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Wondering if this is something I should see a doctor for/do a virtual visit or something I should self-treat. Thanks! ?
I'm 30.Afraid of colorectal cancer due to rectal bleeding+other symptoms. Can PCP order virtual colonoscopy or must I visit gastro? Is virtual good?
Colonoscopy: Virtual colonoscopy has value but w/the symptoms you mention you need a real one, which will yield more information. Your PCP can refer you to a gastro, which is the type of doc you would be best served by. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Not on HealthTap: True health insurance is to help cover the costs of things that are unexpected or expensive. HealthTap Basic is free to the entire world. Premium services like HealthTap Prime and Concierge are low in cost, so patients on HealthTap just pay for virtual visits. If a patient gets a prescription through HealthTap, her insurance drug coverage may cover the prescription at the pharmacy. (April 2015) ...Read more
Unless you have:
A specific QUESTION your DR is the one who will ask questions when he/she reviews your health with a "REVIEW OF SYSTEMS" (Note in many offices now this is done with a QUESTIONNAIRE and reviewed by the Office Nurse or Physician's Assistant!
Hope This helps!
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Yes: I imagine their grandmother would be very happy to see them & they should have the opportunity to see their grandmother again & say goodbye to each other. Many in our society fear death & dying & live in denial, but dying is a natural process and I believe it is healthy & educational for your children to spend time with their grandmother now. They'll likely treasure this opportunity when older. ...Read more
Yes.: Yes, all new patients will have to fill out the new patient forms on their first visit to the office. These forms are available for download on our website at http://www. Zadehsurgical. Com/forms you may download and fill out the forms there and bring them with you or email them earlier to speed up your registration process. ...Read more
Ask primary care doc: If you are home bound due to a disability, you may quality to get some home nursing care, physical therapy, or occupational therapy. It all depends on your situation, and, of course, on your insurance! your primary care provider may be able to make a referral. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Yes: Friends are typically able to visit however the intensive care unit will likely have regulations on visiting hours and on what information can be divulged to non-family members. ...Read more
I'm about to go visit thailand next month. Is there anything that I need to take pre caution? Thanks much.
What to do if I have student visa in malaysia I want visit visa in australia can I apply that plz help me how to I apply?
Medical education.: Healthtap is a medical education site. Try asking this question on AVVO. Com ...Read more
Diagnosed with gastroperisis nothing I'm doing is helping next visit in the 30 pain is debilitating what can I do until my appointment?
gastroparesis is difficult to treat. Dietary recommendations include: low fat diet. small meals at a time. Drink plenty of fluids. Medications options are limited. Avoid opiates, as this can worsen gastroparesis.
Imodium will delay gastric emptying as well. If you are diabetic, control your sugars. ...Read more
If my brothers family has been sick this week and we are supposed to visit this weekend how likely are my children to catch their colds?
Contagious: Fairly likely. Viral illnesses are highly contagious. Not sure how old your kids are but I would expect the kids may catch the illness, so base your decision on that. ...Read more
I slipped and fell twice. When I was shoveling the driveway now I am limping. What should I do to help with the limping. Should I visit a dr?
I am worried about my son's growth. We have to take him yearly for a visit. He is 9 and weighs 52.5lbs and is 49.5 in tall. Should I be worried?
Need to plot growth:
As a parent it can be very scary and feeling like your child's numbers are a test in your parenting. Generally we like to know trends and not absolutes. Take a look at this link and see if your son follows his curve.
Typically if kids are in the middle of the curve and follow it, we don't worry.
Outliers require some more thought.
https://www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts/clinical_charts. Htm ...Read more
My grandson came to visit and he looks so frail. We measured and weighed him. He is 7 years old turns 8 in july. He weighed in at 35lbs 2oz. Help!?
My BF's ex GF visited him & stayed wid him for a week. He says they r just friends & he dint want her to visit him but she insisted. Is'nt dat cheatin?
Talking/examination: The initial visit to any physician is going to be similar. The doctor will ask questions about the history of the symptoms you have been having in an attempt to start formulating a differential diagnosis. Then he will perform a physical examination. Depending on his findings, a GI doctor may want to schedule an endoscopic procedure, but he will explain that to you. ...Read more
Contact the HD: Contact your local health department. They get updates from the cdc every 2 weeks so they have the most up to date information and can tell you what you need for the area of china you are going to. ...Read more
Prenatal visit: At 16 weeks, your doctor should check your vital signs, ask you if you have any complaints, go over the recommended tests during this time. He may offer you prenatal risk screen to assess your (as mother) risk of having a baby with chromosome abnormalities such as down syndrome, trisomy 18 and 13. Otherwise, to make sure you're uptodate on the required prenatal labwork. Us is to be expected at 18. ...Read more
Examination: A periodontal follow up visit is typically done after your get a deep cleaning or scaling and root planing as we call it. This is where we see how your gums have reacted to the deep cleaning. We will re-chart your periodontal pockets to see if there has been any improvement, and then decide what the next step would be, depending on if there was improvement or not. ...Read more
Information gatherin: Height, weight measurement and good history gathering. If there was past medical testing or any imaging studies, I would recmen you bring copies with you (regardless of whether they were faxed or not by your referring doctor). For stature issues, birth measures and biological patents heights will be helpful. For girls with menstrual problems, a menses diary will also be of great help. Good luck! ...Read more
Mostly history: The exam you have will depend on whether you are sexually active. If you are, then you will have a speculum exam and a test called a Pap smear to look at the cells of your cervix. The doctor will also examine your uterus and ovaries using his fingers. It is a good time to talk about birth control and protection from disease. It is also a good time to ask about the HPL vaccine. BP check/blood work ...Read more
Write it down: Memories are what they are & the questions you thought up before you arrive may fade as the kid starts to fuss or the conversations move to other issues. Keep a? Card on your refrigerator or some other site you frequent & write down ideas/? As you get them. Take that to each visit & be sure to address the issues unless they resolve beforehand. Read & incorporate what you read into? S. ...Read more
No problem: Other than the pain of an extra stick, this is not a problem. The extra shot material will not add significantly to the kids immune response or interfere with the first. A "reaction" to the vaccine would occur with any amount of material given. ...Read more