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What to do if i want to become an infectious diseases doctor, what do I need to do?

What to do if i want to become an infectious diseases doctor, what do I need to do?

Much education: A college degree, 4 yrs of medical school, 3 years of internal medicine residency and 2 or more years of infectious diseases fellowship. You might find a local id expert and ask if you could shadow them and ask them about what they do. Best of luck, i love your ambition and desire to help others. ...Read more

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What do I need gcse wise to become a doctor in emergency medicine?

What do I need gcse wise to become a doctor in emergency medicine?

ER docs are: Usually hospital based, fully trained medical school graduates, and generally have done er residency training. This provides them with general knowledge of all obstetric, medical, surgical, and traumatic cases, knowing what tests to order, which consultants to call, and who needs admission, and who can be released once cleared with a follow up plan. ...Read more

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What you need to do to become a doctor of optometry?

What you need to do to become a doctor of optometry?

See below: You need a college degree and then you need to take a series of tests specifically to get into optometry school. Each school has slightly different requirments so look at each one. ...Read more

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What to do if I have phimosis do I need to see a doctor?

What to do if I have phimosis do I need to see a doctor?

Yes, if ...: If you're bothered by phimosis-related undesirable effects such as recurrent chronic inflammation / infection but resistant to topical care, you need to be assessed by urologist to evaluate if conservative care should continue or a more invasive measure - circumcision is required. Best wish ... ...Read more

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What can cause your eye to twitch, and what do I need to do? Or who do I need to see about it? Would it contain seeing a neoroligist?

What can cause your eye to twitch, and what do I need to do? Or who do I need to see about it? Would it contain seeing a neoroligist?

Ocular irritation: Likely causes of twitching of the eyelid (eyelid myokymia )are related to ocular surface irritation, whether its from dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, allergies, dust, wind, medications, too much caffeine, or stress. First trial artificial tears 4-6 times per day. Warm compresses and lid massages may also help. See an eye md if these don't help. ...Read more

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If i need pelivc exam or pill to get pregagnt the second time who do I talk to and do I have to tell my pcp and get a referral or can my pcp do it 4me?

If i need pelivc exam or pill to get pregagnt the second time who do I talk to and do I have to tell my pcp and get a referral or can my pcp do it 4me?

Maybe: Your pcp can likely do your pelvic but most don't so much with fertility drugs. That's usually in the realm of a fertility specialist. The referral depends on your insurance. Hmo's require a referral from your pcp while with most ppo insurance you can go straight to an in network specialist. ...Read more

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What to do if i really want to get laser eye surgery, and i watched a video every time i go to the eye doctor. How old do you have to be to get the surgery?

What to do if i really want to get laser eye surgery, and i watched a video every time i go to the eye doctor. How old do you have to be to get the surgery?

Laser eye surgery: Lasik is fda approved to age 21, and most docs/locations will offer it to 18 year olds. I prefer to wait until someone is in their 20's to be more sure the refraction is stable and the cornea a fairly normal shape. There is no age limit, but as people approach age 60, cataracts may develop, and lasik should not be done first if cataract surgery is needed. ...Read more

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What could I do to determine if I should go to a mental institution?

What could I do to determine if I should go to a mental institution?

Urgency determines : Most insurance companies and states have criteria for hospitalization for psychiatric disorders. I would recommend it off you are suicidal or homicidal or are so impaired that you cannot care for yourself. Also, if you are highly distraught and need immediate assistance to prevent loss of job, important relationships, or property. Hallucinations, an episode of mania, diagnostic uncertainty, etc. ...Read more

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I'm a sophmore in HS and i want to be a obgyn what do I need to do?

I'm a sophmore in HS and i want to be a obgyn what do I need to do?

Future plans: Get good grades, extracurricular activities, advanced classes preparing you for college, go to good college, rotate with ob/gyn doctors to get some experience and see if you like it, volunteer, go to medical school, apply to ob/gyn residency and complete it. ...Read more

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I want to become a doctor and receive my m.D but what must i' do to get there?

Work hard: You must at least get a bachelors degree with good grades , pass some exams with good grades, the apply to medical schools. Wish you good luck. Its not an easy journey, but its worth it , if thats your dream. ...Read more

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What type providers will I need to see if I have quadriplegia?

What type providers will I need to see if I have quadriplegia?

See below: Depending on the cause of the quadriplegia, the providers that might be involved could be a neurosurgeon, neurologist, physiatrist (rehab specialist), rehab nurses, respiratory, physical and occupational therapists, case managers, social worker, psychologist. The rehabilitation of quadriplegia requires a team approach. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ligament laxity and i want to know if theres a treatment?

What to do if I have ligament laxity and i want to know if theres a treatment?

See below: All depend weather the ligament laxity is localized to one joint and the result of some injury(in that case reconstruction of the ligament may be needed)or wearher you have generalized laxity in all your joints, if that is the case ther is not specific treatment however you can do strenghening exercises and some times if you practice some sports bracing of that particular joint will prevent furth. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a uti, and I really want to get rid of it without going to a doctor. help?

What to do if I have a uti, and I really want to get rid of it without going to a doctor. help?

Bad idea: A bacterial urinary tract infection can turn into a vicious case of pyelonephritis, then urosepsis, and then you die. Is it worth the risk? ...Read more

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What to do if I should take to help work towards oncology. Also, to be a pediatric oncologist, what degrees and such do I need to get?

What to do if I should take to help work towards oncology. Also, to be a pediatric oncologist, what degrees and such do I need to get?

Long way: You need to finish college, then medical school, then 3 years of pediatric residency, then 3 years of pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship. Around 14 years all together. ...Read more

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What to do if I have issues of pain or ejaculation, do I need to seek a doctor?

What to do if I have issues of pain or ejaculation, do I need to seek a doctor?

See a urologist: Usually pain on ejaculation is caused by inflammation in prostate or seminal vesicals and usually is treated with antibiotics and anti inflammatory agents. However need a urinalysis and examination for completeness. ...Read more

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What to do if I have diphtheria but i don't want to see a doctor. What can I do to get rid of it?

What to do if I have diphtheria but i don't want to see a doctor. What can I do to get rid of it?

You're kidding right: You can certainly chose not to see a doctor. However, you may pass out and die from the related heart failure or choke to death from the secretions from the worst sore throat you ever had. You will spread it on to those around you if they are not immunized.In the end, it may pass and you may survive, but i would see that your affairs are in order before you get delirious. ...Read more

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What schooling do I need to become a midwife?

What schooling do I need to become a midwife?

RN + Midwifery: I work with 5 very good midwives. They are all Certified Nurse Midwives. This means that they became RNs first and later took additional training in midwifery that involved a combination of classwork and hands-on training. Some midwifery training programs include a masters degree in midwifery as part of your training. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm in high school wanting to become an anesthesiologist what do I need to know?

Anesthesiologist: I will suggest to do some obsrvership with anesthesiologist.and i will like one to understant that after finishing your medical school you need residency of at least four year to become anesthesiologist ...Read more