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What Does It Mean To Get Checked For Discharge In A Physical Exam
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
Physical exam: A yearly physical exam is always a goiod plan to follow especially of geriatric age. ...Read more
I'm 64 years young and I get a physical exam tomorrow. Is this last thorough one since I will soon be on medicare?
No: You should have a pe every year by your primary physician. ...Read more
I have never had male physical exam, should I get one at my age of 20 or not worry about it? And does insurance cover it if I get one just to do it?
Physical? Good idea: A physical is a good idea at any age. At 20 it will be directed by your family history (diseases at earlier ages than normal), and behaviors that may affect your health (smoking and sexual behavior.) blood work, and other tests will be determined by these factors. With regards to coverage, more and more companies are seeing the value of these exams, but it would be wise to check with them. ...Read more
Dubious: This sounds like an element of dispute between you and mom. She does not trust you (sexually) and perhaps your answers do not satisfy her. Having a doctor solve this dispute by discovering whether you have an intact hymen or not, will not truly answer the question and more important it will not re-establish trust between the two of you no matter what the answer. Seek counseling. ...Read more
Annually: The exam part of an annual physical is usually not the most important part, unless you're having symptoms. However, it is important to get your blood pressure checked annually. The remainder of the "physical exam" is geared to identifying risk factors for things like diabetes or cancer, doing appropriate screening tests, and discussing how to get and stay healthy with your doctor. ...Read more
Diagnosed with sinusitis. Had physical exam and blood work all good. A normal neuro exam but what does that mean?
Will a male doc leave the room for a female physical exam, scared to go get one done have sores on my vagina if he does not leave can I ask him to?
It is time: You have a medical problem that requires an examination. You need this examination to get better. You are 46 years old. It is time to be an adult and have your exam. If you think for one moment that the doctor, male or female, will have any inappropriate thoughts about your skin then you are mistaken. We see skin every single day of our lives. It is skin and it must be examined. Go to the doctor! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You're the boss: A doctor should not force a woman to get examined in order to get a prescription for birth control pills. Sometimes it's a good idea to get one though. Here is an interesting article about this issue: http://www. Reuters. Com/article/2010/11/22/us-birth-control-idustre6al67x20101122. ...Read more
For physical exam blood tests, Do doctors usually check for Lyme disease or does it get noticed in the blood? Does that have to be requested?
Did blood work and urine sample for woman physical exam. Everything came back normal except for "hemoglobin 1+" in urine sample. What could this mean?
Possibilities...: This means there was a small amount of microscopic blood in the urine sample. One of the most common reasons for a female is having your menses at the time the sample was obtained. Another common reason is if a catheter was inserted to obtain the sample. If neither of these explains it, it might be best to repeat the urine test and pursue further tests if the blood is still present. ...Read more
I am a 43 yr old male. I take 500mg metformin daily. My doctor recently wrote sluggish deep tendon response on my physical exam. What does that mean and what are the implications?
Several things: Could be a comment about your thyroid. Ask him/her what was meant and what is to be done about it. ...Read more
Prostate and physical exam all checked out good, very weak urine stream, difficult to start, stopping and starting, sprays. What's wrong?
Other things...: You may need to see a urologist who may do urodynamic studies, which can determine the force of your urination. In addition to obstruction, another possibility is a neuromuscular issue, where you cannot contract your bladder strongly enough. This is non-invasive and can be done as an outpatient in the urologist's office. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm almost 38 weeks pregnant and have bloody discharge, I had a cervical exam yesterday morning and I'm curious to know if I should go get checked out?
I get nocturnal calf cramps wkly, told it was BFs by a neuro after physical exam. What is the best remedy for the pain for days after a calf cramp?
BF's?!?: restless leg syndrome is quite common (about 1 in five people). Several medications have come out for it in the last few years (AS PREVENTATIVES). Muscle cramp pain is treated like other muscle pain. Rest, gradual increasing activity and stretching, warm compresses and Aspirin like drugs. ...Read more
Can calf twitches b painful? One calf tight w/painful twitches/ tiny spasms. Doc did physical exam & negative DVT upon palpate, checked pulses. Cause?
That is reassuring: With the testing you had it is reassuring that nothing of concern is going on You need to look after yourself with healthy food and good hydration. Lack of certain minerals or salts might give you these symptoms like potassium, calcium or magnesium Also it is important to keep yourself well hydrated And yes calf twitching and spasms can be painful ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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