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What doctor can I go to to get a referral for breast reduction ?

What doctor can I go to to get a referral for breast reduction ?

Primary: Your primary physician can refer but if you don't have a primary physician and you have knowlege of a ruputable plastic surgeon you could go directly. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Breast Reduction Surgery (Definition)

Reducing breast tissue mass and elevating the breasts on the chest wall tend to improve or alleviate many of the symptoms associated with disproportionately large breasts. It tends to be one of the most patient pleasing ...Read more


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How, and what should I say to my doctor to get a referral to the psychiatrist?

Speak up!: The most important thing is to just say it. You can start by describing your concerns/worries briefly and how/that they are distressing you or causing problems/suffering for you. Speak up whether or not your doc has tried to help you. She/he will be ready to refer you, and will be impressed with your candor. So speak up! ...Read more

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What will i go through if i decide to get a breast reduction?

What will i go through if i decide to get a breast reduction?

Breast reduction: This is most often an outpatient surgery (go home that day) that takes several hours to complete. The plastic surgeon removes excess skin & breast tissue to reduce the size & lift the breasts. Scars may be around the nipple, vertical incision down from nipple (lollipop), or anchor-type incision. Discomfort typically lasts ~ a week & u may have drains. http://www.spsboca.com/breast-reduction.html. ...Read more

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What doctor do I need to go to for breast issues?

What doctor do I need to go to for breast issues?

You can start with : Your primary care provider. Sometimes referrals are needed for breast surgeons, general surgeons, radiation oncologists or endocrinologist depending on nature of problem. ...Read more

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Will i need to have a diagnosis to go to a pain management center?

Will i need to have a diagnosis to go to a pain management center?

Diagnosis: You just have to have the pain. The pain doc will diagnose and treat the pain eventually with the help of other specialists, part of your team that will develop a plan and a strategy to eliminate the pain. ...Read more

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How safe is adipex? Do I have to go to a gp to get a prescription for it, or could I go to my gynecologist?

How safe is adipex? Do I have to go to a gp to get a prescription for it, or could I go to my gynecologist?

Safe short term use: Adipex is an appetite suppressant that has been found to be safe for short term use for weight loss in obese and overweight individuals. It should also be used only in conjunction with daily exercise and proper eating. Lastly, make sure all of your doctors are aware you will be taking this just to confirm you don't have a medical conditions or take medications that contradict its use. ...Read more

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Will i need a referral in order to see a surgeon about a breast reduction or can I just go to a plastic surgeon on my own?

Will i need a referral in order to see a surgeon about a breast reduction or can I just go to a plastic surgeon on my own?

Depends...: If you have a ppo insurance or plan to pay “out-of-pocket” then you will be able to see any plastic surgeon you wish. If, on the other hand, you are covered by an hmo insurance, your primary care physician will need to refer you. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I need to go to see for a broken tailbone to be removed?

What kind of doctor do I need to go to see for a broken tailbone to be removed?

Don't know what the : Treatment recommendation would be but you might be seen an orthopedic surgeon spine specialist. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be in order to get a breast reduction?

How old do you have to be in order to get a breast reduction?

Depends…: There is no specific age required to undergo breast reduction surgery. However, if you are under the age of 18, you will need parenteral or legal guardian consent. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I need to know when to see a doctor with fibrocystic breast?

I need to know when to see a doctor with fibrocystic breast?

Once yearly: A clinical breast examination once yearly is recommended along with an annual mammogram. Women with fibrocystic breast are at slightly higher risk for developing breast cancer. So an annual breast physical examination is advised. This can be done by a family physician or a gynecologist. ...Read more

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What kind of specialist would I need to go to to get tested for add?

What kind of specialist would I need to go to to get tested for add?

A psychologist or: Psychiatrist. There are also screening tests for patients available online. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I am likely to need with my pcm in order to get referred to a plastic surgeon?

Depends on insurance: Yes you will need a pcm referral if mandated by your insurance plan in order to achieve coverage of a reconstructive procedure, . If this is deemed to be for a cosmetic procedure, a referral may be useful to seek the skills of a qualified surgeon but not necessary. ...Read more

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What would be a good way for me to go about starting to restore my foreskin?

What would be a good way for me to go about starting to restore my foreskin?

Not possible: I am guessing that you were circucised and would prefer to reverse that. The foreskin is a very specialized tissue and there is no substitute from skin on other parts of the body. You will simply have to adjust to this situation which is present on over 1/3 of males on the planet. ...Read more

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Do i need to go to a doctor for anxiety?

Do i need to go to a doctor for anxiety?

Managing anxiety: By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker & more effective. Biofeedback helps learn relaxation skills (www.Bcia.Org & www.Aapb.Org). Entrenched anxiety may require meds. ...Read more