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What Is The Difference Between Do And Md
Significant: Md's and do's have full medical and pharmaceutical training and can address most illnesses with scientifically proven regimens. Chiropractors operate under an outmoded and disproven theory of spinal "subluxations". They can offer a sometimes comforting deep massage but cannot properly diagnose disease and certainly cure nothing. ...Read more
Can you explain the difference between do and md? My friend said id make better do because im more hands on.
DO Difference: Today there is little difference in the training and practice of osteopathic and allopathic physicians. Osteopathic medical school do have training in the use of spinal manipulation. Go to the best medical school you can regardless of do or md. ...Read more
What is the difference between a naturopath and an md? Can I go to a naturopath for my yearly physical for a more holistic approach?
You Can: Naturopaths can do full physicals on you and run bloodwork and give you herbs and supplements! however, with that being said they dont have the licensure to prescribe fda approved medications. If i were you and i was looking for a holistic physician, i would either go to an md or do who specializes in holistic medicine. Im not saying naturopaths are not doctors, they certainly help alot of pts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Both Doctors: The big difference in training between dos & mds is that dos receive training in palpatory diagnosis, and osteopathic manipulation and philosophy. These classes let us learn another method of treating problems, in addition to medicine & surgery. www.osteopathic.com for more info. ...Read more
MD is for Doctors: The app for U.S. Licensed doctors is healthtap md. The app for non-doctors (eg. Patients) is healthtap. Both are free! they work hand-in-hand so doctors can give patients, caregivers, and health conscious individuals the trusted and personalized health information they are looking for online. Ask your doctor for their healthtap "docapp" - a custom app that gives you access to his/her practice 24/7. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MD says I have primary lupus &secondary sjogrens. My chart says lupus-sjogrens overlap syndrome.Is there a difference between listing them separately?
No: Your treatment will be the same. Kudos for taking charge and reading the documentation carefully! ...Read more
What's the difference between photopsia and visual seizures? I had split-second flashes of light so i saw my eye md, but he found nothing wrong.
Photopsia is a flash: Of light that will nearly always occur unilaterally, or in one eye only. A migraine causes "scintillating scotomas". This is a scintillating absence of vision which typically does not lateralize - meaning it is not possible to say that it is in one eye or the other. A "visual seizure" or occipital lobe seizure mimics retinal migraine as both are due to occipital lobe dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the main difference between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist? I just know that an ophthalmologist is a md.
If i was recently diagnosed with hyperthyroidism (with graves disease being the likely cause), which one am i suppose to see?
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