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What Does Pretibial Mean
Common finding: It means there is some fluid in the tissues along the front of your knee. It can be caused be being on your knees a lot. Plumbers, carpet layers, house cleaners, etc. But i also see it not uncommonly as just an incidental finding and it doesn't necessarily mean much. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any relief for inflammation from graves eye disease and pretibial myxedema, ? Can't wear shoes, feet swell. Eyes never comfortable.
Eye & skin in GD: Orbitopathy (go) of graves' disease is made worse by smoking. Quitting smoking may help. 'cure' of gd with radioiodine may help reduce the 'stare' of go. Steroids are rarely helpful except in extreme cases. Eye surgery by experienced expert is best. Or just use eye dropsand lld taping if milder case. Pretibial myxedema is disfiguring but treatment of any sort helps very little-prevent trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unique : Its true, we are all special & unique. We all poses & express a unique combination of genes that no one before us or after us will exhibit in exactly the same way. It is this uniqueness which makes us special & that is something i love about being a doctor. The opportunity I have to connect with so many interesting & unique people & engage in something so important & meaningful as their health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What does it mean to be "in control of your emotions"? I thought emotions happen and you then deal with the situation?
In control: You're right, emotions arise, and you deal with the situation. Being "in control of your emotions" does not mean not having the emotions -- it usually refers to being in charge of what you do with or about them. When angry, do you physically attack the person you're angry at, or do you speak with them about what angered you? Do you let yourself cool down before acting? These are important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The term from my insurance "medical necessity" what does it mean ? I take dextroamphatim my insurance won't cover it unless it is " medical necessity
Medical Necessity: What this means is that it is necessary for a condition you have. With dextroamphetamine I'm assuming you use it for ADHD. Your insurance company must see an official diagnosis from your doctor. Usually they may require specific testing to diagnosis you. The insurance companies are tightening up and trying to prevent use and pay for medications and test. Hopefully this answered your question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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