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What health practitioners can treat vaginal problems?

What health practitioners can treat vaginal problems?

Primary care or gyn: Primary care physicians or obstetricians & gynecologists. ...Read more

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Dr. Livia Wan
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Health Practitioners (Definition)

Health practitioners are those that work in the healthcare sector, including physicians, nurses, ...Read more


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What can help treat sexual problems in women?

What can help treat sexual problems in women?

What is the problem?: Treatment is tailored to the problem, preferably to the cause of the problem. Since there are many causes, physical and psychological, of sexual dysfunction, the problem will need to be identified first. ...Read more

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What health professionals can treat diabetes?

What health professionals can treat diabetes?

Several: Diabetes can usually be treated successfully by a primary care physician. In certain situations, referral to an endocrinologist may be necessary for complicated or difficult to treat diabetes. You should also see an eye specialist every one to two years to evaluate the health of your eyes. A nutritionist can also be a valuable addition to your treatment team. ...Read more

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Can vaginal dryness cause someone health problems?

Can vaginal dryness cause someone health problems?

No: Vaginal dryness does not cause other problems. It is a common symptom of menopause and breastfeeding. It can sometimes be treated with vaginal estrogen if lubricants are not enough. ...Read more

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What are some vaginal diseases or infections I can self treat?

What are some vaginal diseases or infections I can self treat?

Not smart to do that: The only one i would say is a vaginal yeast infection, - many over the counter meds are around to treat that, but if the symptoms do not go away you need to see your gyn because you may have something different that will need to be treated or more than 1 infection at the same time, and sometimes you can have a yeast infection and an std at the same time or the symptoms could be similar. ...Read more

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What kind of help can be given for mental health problems?

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What kind of help can be given for mental health problems?

Mental health: Depends on diagnosis & the issues at hand, and following thorough evaluation by a mental health professional. ...Read more

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What can cause mental health problems?

What can cause mental health problems?

Many: There are many causes of mh problems, including genetics, environmental stress, addictive substances, substance sensitivities, psychological trauma, thought processes, neurologic factors, and more. Discerning the cause in specific instances requires medical and psychological evaluations. ...Read more

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What kinds of issues can make obesity actually a mental health problem?

What kinds of issues can make obesity actually a mental health problem?

Hormones and health : Obesity actually disrupts circulating estrogen and testosterone leading to hormonal imbalances that affect mental health. The poor health that comes with obesity (diabetes, heart disease, joint disease) has a negative effect on mental health. Finally, obesity can worsen self-image and affect mental health. ...Read more

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What are good ways to treat bacterial vag.. Good medicine and treatment?

What are good ways to treat bacterial vag.. Good medicine and treatment?

It depends: It all depends on the parasite, bacteria, fungus or virus causing the problem. There is no one medication for 'bacterial vaginitis'. ...Read more

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How can dogs be used to help people with mental health problems?

How can dogs be used to help people with mental health problems?

Dogs: Dogs have uncanny abilities to sense emotional states and sooth anxieties of their owners. Veterans with PTSD or seizure disorders depend on dog's and their finely honed abilities to perceive stressors and steer their owners clear. ...Read more

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Help! what is adenomyosis and what other health problems can it lead to?

Ectopic endometrium : Adenomyosis is growth of the endometrial glands into the muscle of the uterine wall. It can be a cause of painful and or heavy periods and could possibly lead to the development of anemia. ...Read more

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What health insurance problems can single women face?

What health insurance problems can single women face?

Mainly the same: Single women don't usually have any different issues with getting health insurance. Depending on the company and the way they calculate their risk, sometimes single women can be a better insurance risk because they can be healthier.The biggest challenges for anyone in getting insurance is if you have a preexisting condition, or risk factors since insurance is "for profit" and their shareholders. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose and treat emotional eating? How do you diagnose and treat emotional eating? What types of specialists should I see and what are some healthy habits i can adopt to combat the problem?

First : First step would be to visit a psychologist or psychiatrist to get a mental health evaluation for emotional eating. There are different diagnoses in the mental health field that will include abnormal eating habits and treatments can be different in each case. You must control "stress" as part of tackling emotional eating; practice relaxation techniques or even yoga. Other suggestions involve stocking up on healthy foods and don't stock up on the unhealthy foods, find other distractions from eating such as exercise/take a walk/listen to music or watch something, and talk with trusted others (because seeking support will calm down emotions). ...Read more

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How to treat boils and what is the cause of them no other health problems

How to treat boils and what is the cause  of them no other health problems

A : A boil also known as a skin abscess is caused by a bacterial infection that starts in a hair follicle or sweat gland. Initially the skin turns red, and a painful bump develops. After about a week the lump starts to turn white as pus collects under the skin. If the boil is pretty small, like the size of a green pea, you can use warm compresses, and apply topical neosporin. If this does not work or it gets bigger then you need antibiotics. These can be prescribed by your doctor. If antibiotics don't work then something called an I&D (incision and drainage) may be done. Good luck. ...Read more

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What herbs can you use for joint problems?

What herbs can you use for joint problems?

EFAs, fiber, stretch: Efas, fiber, and gentle stretching help with joint pain. Herbal helpers include burdock root (anti-inflammatory) willow bark ([pain reliever) arnica, ashwaganda, cat's claw, ginger, tumeric (anti inflammatory), boswelia, nettles ( anti-arthritic and anti- inflammatory.). ...Read more

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Doctors - up to what extent one can stick with home remedies for health related problems?

Doctors - up to what extent one can stick with home remedies for health related problems?

Depends: This is a complicated question because the answer depends on the problem. You can treat a cold at home but you can't treat a heart attack at home. It depends on the severity of the symptoms and the underlying cause of the problem. Better to err on the side of caution and consult a physician when something that appears serious comes along like an irregular shaped black, bleeding, and itchy mole. ...Read more

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How many ways can you use rosemary oil for health reasons?

How many ways can you use rosemary oil for health reasons?

Many: Rosemary oil has been used in many ways. It has been used for abdominal cramps, flatus, halatosis & indigestion as well as for bronchial spasm, sore throat & upper respiratory infections. It is believed to reduce hair loss and premature graying. It is often used in aromatherapy. It can be used to massage areas of musculoskeletal pain. ...Read more

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Can vaginal dryness occur after treatment for a yeast infection? If so, what are ways to treat the dryness?

Can vaginal dryness occur after treatment for a yeast infection? If so, what are ways to treat the dryness?

See Below: Vaginal dryness occurs when the ovaries produce a decreased amount of estrogen. This can occur at certain times in a woman's life, and may be permanent or temporary. Certain medications can cause this and some women experience this after treatment of a yeast infection. Use vaginal moisturizer and if not better, need to be seen by GYN. ...Read more