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What will a general practitioner do if I have harmed my self?

What will a general practitioner do if I have harmed my self?

Depends: What harm have you done. A general physician will take your history, examine you and treat accordingly. Testing may be necessary and procedures may need to be done. Hopefully you have a trusting relationship with your pcp and cand discuss issues with him or her and not worry. I hope you have not harmed yourself badly and that you seek care. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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General Practitioners (Definition)

General practitioners are medical professionals that do not provide specialist care. In certain countries this term may ...Read more


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Can a general practitioner observe add?

Can a general practitioner observe add?

Yes: They are perfectly qualified to observe and diagnose add. ...Read more

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What medical privileges does a general practitioner have?

It depends: Some hospital especially in rural area are very elaborate with this because not enough specialist around for delivery and prenatal done by practitioner , in the city you can not do that. ...Read more

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Could a general practitioner observe papilledema?

Could a general practitioner observe papilledema?

Possible: Papilledema is difficult for non-eye doctors to see with the equipment that they have available. If there is a suggestion of this, it should be confirmed by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What dental procedures can general practitioners do?

What dental procedures can general practitioners do?

Dentist: My recommendation is for you to get most dental procedures performed at a dentist. Wishing you the very best! ...Read more

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How do general practitioners screen for suicide risk?

Listen. Ask.: During your physical, we ask about general signs of depression. If yes, then we check out how bad, including "ever think of hurting yourself?" during regular visits, we listen for clues about stress and how it effects you. Always more to your whole story. ...Read more

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Could general practitioners prescribe Accutane in canada?

Could general practitioners prescribe Accutane in canada?

Don't know if: any of the US based doctors that write for Healthtap know this answer. If you Dr is a GP it is a fair question to ask. ...Read more

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Any recommended general practitioners in wellington, fl ( west palm beach)?

Any recommended general practitioners in wellington, fl ( west palm beach)?

Do an online search: There are doctors in each community. To start, an adult woman needs an internist or family practitioner, plus an obgyn doctor. A man needs an internist or family practitioner. One can search on healthtap by city name, to see if local doctors are on healthtap (if they are, then one can read their writings to learn more about them). Also, one can check his own insurer's website for doctor's names. ...Read more

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How do a general practitioner, family practice, and internal medicine differ?

How do a general practitioner, family practice, and internal medicine differ?

Family medicine : The difference is in training. Family medicine usually focused more in outpatient. Internal medicine training training focus more on inpatient with some emphasis on outpatient. ...Read more

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