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What Are Some Things I Should Ask My Doctor
Several things: Let the dr. Know you are interested in your health as having good health is a two way street, and you need to be engaged with your own health. Ask if and when you need routine testing for cancer screening (pap/ mammo/colon). Ask about routine lab work and screening for cholesterol and diabetes.Ask what a good BP should be, and what foods are best for you to eat. Ask them what to do to stay well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Haven't been to a doctor for anything in 5 years. Just got myself insurance so i can go, are there any specific preventative things I should ask for?
Just concluded my first IVF process and implantation did not take place. After reading a lot on the internet, I am not sure what to talk to my doctor about in the consultation next week. Please can anyone give an advice of the likely things I should ask
Reason for failure: Ask the md the reasons that the ivf failed. Was it due to implantation, embryo development issues, or a hormonal problem. ...Read more
See below: In a general workup multiple things are tested that show what is going on in you they test for anemai, test for what is going on in your liver your cholesterol is tested and you are checked for diabetes in other words a multiplicity of organs is checked to see how they are working. ...Read more
Tender loving care: If my mother goes to a nursing home i would expect her to be treated as a human being not patient, get timely attention, fall prevention, physical therapy, nutritionist support, feedback to family members. Bottom line look for reputation of the nh, snf (skilled nursing facility) read reviews and research , ask friends and other physicians and nurses in the area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiorgan SLE: Typically, persons with systemic lupus erythematosis (sle) report joint swelling and pain. Others have a characteristic facial rash on both sides of their nose called a malar or "butterfly" rash. Some persons develop sharp chest pains that worsen with breathing call pleuritic pains. Sle can efffect kidneys, liver, brain and many other organs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My chest always hurt when i wake up the morning and when i do some hard things,what does it imply doc?
Allergy/asthma?: It is possible that you are having allergies or asthma symptoms. At 24 years old it is unlikely to be your heart, but it would be a good idea for you to see a doctor and have an exam and some testing done. Allergies or asthma can cause you to have a heaviness in your chest especially after exercise. Please try to see a doctor soon. ...Read more
I am 18 years old and i haven't gone to the doctors office for years, is there many things I should have tests done for this age?
Prevention: A routine physical from time to time is an excellent way to prevent potential health problems.I once examined a patient for the 1st time in 3 years.He was there for me to fill out a form.I found what turned out to be a large kidney tumor which eventually caused his death.Earlier diagnosis would have probably saved him.You never know! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So my doctor says im measuring large at 18.5 im measuring 26weeks dates are not wrong. What are the things it could be at this stage?
Hmmm: You may have twins , fibroids, may be to much amniotic fluid. An ultrasound is warranted. ...Read more
Hi doc its uzma 19 years old can you tell me if I am trying for a baby which one things i need to eat or which one madican i need to take thx?
Do I have a bad doctor? I have problems with fainting, irregular hr, and similar (connected?) things. When i tell her, she says they are nothing.
What is the worst disease known to man? Medical things interest me and im curious. I asked this question earlier and was rudely insulted by a doctor
Can anxiety make yiu feel things when you poke and prod at your body even when everyone else including doctors tell you your fine. Looking for masses?
Anxiety: Yes. If you don't know the anatomy any prodding will reveal 'masses' which are in reality normal structures. If you rub them enough they will eventually start to hurt because YOU are the irritating agent. Stop. Eliminate caffeine from your diet, try some chamomile tea twice a day. Listen to some calming music with the tea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do doctors use iphone apps (if the apps were actually developed by doctors)? If so, for what sorts of things?
IPhone apps: There are quite a few iphone and android (methyltestosterone) apps nowadays that docs use for many purposes: calculating individualized risk profiles for specific conditions such as heart disease or breast cancer, to check for drug interactions or current expert recommendations for specific situations, and for patient education. Tech-savvy docs who like using apps find they save time and help personalize care. ...Read more
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