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Which doctor do I need to see for tachycardia?

Which doctor do I need to see for tachycardia?

A cardiologist: A cardiologist is a god person to evaluate tachycardia. Once appropriate work up is undetaken, referral could be made as appropriate to an electrophysiologist. ...Read more

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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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I'm 33 I havnt been to a doctor for a physical. Do I need to go. And do I need a specific exam?

I'm 33 I havnt been to a doctor for a physical. Do I need to go. And do I need a specific exam?

Establish med home: It's important that every person have a medical home. Even though you may not need a physical, going in for one is a perfect opportunity to establish a relationship with a local primary care physician. For healthy people in their 30s, i recommend a physical every 2-3 years. If you need a referral, contact your local hospital, or go online - there are lots of resources available. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do i need to go to a doctor for anxiety?

Do i need to go to a doctor for anxiety?

Managing anxiety: By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker & more effective. Biofeedback helps learn relaxation skills (www.Bcia.Org & www.Aapb.Org). Entrenched anxiety may require meds. ...Read more

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Do I need to see a doctor for reaccuring heartburn?

Do I need to see a doctor for reaccuring heartburn?

Yes: Persistent heartburn can lead to changes in your esophagus called barretts esophagus. This can have long term repercussions! ...Read more

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Which doctors do you need to see after your PCP says you need a hip replacement?

Which doctors do you need to see after your PCP says you need a hip replacement?

Orthopaedic surgeon: 35 years old is young for a hip replacement, unless you have some other process going on like AVN, old trauma or Rheumatoid arthritis. AN orthopedic surgeon can go through your options with you. ...Read more

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When do you need to see a doctor for ectopic pregnancy symptoms?

When do you need to see a doctor for ectopic pregnancy symptoms?

Immediately: If an ectopic pregnancy is suspected, a doctor needs to be seen without delay to determine the true location of the pregnancy. Delayed treatment of an ectopic pregnancy can result in the death of the pregnant woman. ...Read more

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Should I go see a doctor about fertility problems? Which kind of doctor do I need to see?

Should I go see a doctor about fertility problems? Which kind of doctor do I need to see?

Need more info: Hi. I guess it is safe to assume you've been trying to conceive for months without success. What is your gender? If you're a woman, your gyn will know the good fertility clinics in your area. If you're a man, your partner's gyn will steer you both to a good fertility clinic. Both the woman and the man need to be evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do you think I can go to a non-family doctor for anxiety & depression diagnosis?

Do you think I can go to a non-family doctor for anxiety & depression diagnosis?

Yes: You definitely can go to a psychologist or psychiatrist for mental health issues. I recommend seeing a psychologist, and if a psychiatrist evaluation is needed, the psychologist will refer you to a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Do I need to see a doctor about problems if I am rn?

Do I need to see a doctor about problems if I am rn?

Yes: You should not treat yourself. Besides, rns are not allowed to prescribe medications and you are not to administer prescriptions from your hospital medication cabinet to yourself. Also, what if you need lab/radiology tests done or referral to a specialist for additional care? ...Read more

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Do I need to ask my regular doctor for a refferal to see a physiatrist?

Do I need to ask my regular doctor for a refferal to see a physiatrist?

Depends on insurance: Your insurance plan may have only your pcp limit your referrals to other specialists including physiatrists. If your insurance does not limit your specialist referrals then you can self refer yourself to a physiatrist. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me when should you go see a doctor for your sinuses?

Doctors can you tell me when should you go see a doctor for your sinuses?

Sinusitis: I would suggest to see a physician when the condition interferes with your quality of like. Also look for signs like purulent yellowish or blood stained nasal discharges, fever, severe headaches, severe sinus pain, severe nasal congestion that does not resolves with common therapies. Avoid using over the counter product for more than few days as indicated in the inserts. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see for TMJ? Should I go to my general doctor or to a dentist?

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What type of doctor should I see for TMJ? Should I go to my general doctor or to a dentist?

OFP specialist: The Center for Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and management of pain in the head, face and temporomandibular joints (TMJ). They have trained 2-3 additional years after completing dental school in this field. ...Read more

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Can you advise for being anxious/nervous, do I need drugs or a doctor?

Can you advise for being anxious/nervous, do I need drugs or a doctor?

Many choices: I think it is a combination of the two. sometimes you need medicine to take the edge off while you learn new ways of thinking about things and new behaviors. generally if you combine the 2 you will have the best results. ...Read more

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If i order a CBC test, would this be enough to tell me if I should get checked for leukemia? I don't have insurance and don't want to go see a doctor

If i order a CBC test, would this be enough to tell me if I should get checked for leukemia? I don't have insurance and don't want to go see a doctor

It's a good screen: Yes, a CBC is an excellent screen to see if you have any abnormalities in your red or white blood cells. However, you can actually save money if you have a good primary care physician who will listen to your concerns and order the appropriate tests based on your symptoms, and give suggestions on staying healthy. If you are having night sweats and wt loss it could also be due to hyperthyroidism.C. ...Read more

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What can cause your eye to twitch, and what do I need to do? Or who do I need to see about it? Would it contain seeing a neoroligist?

What can cause your eye to twitch, and what do I need to do? Or who do I need to see about it? Would it contain seeing a neoroligist?

Ocular irritation: Likely causes of twitching of the eyelid (eyelid myokymia )are related to ocular surface irritation, whether its from dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, allergies, dust, wind, medications, too much caffeine, or stress. First trial artificial tears 4-6 times per day. Warm compresses and lid massages may also help. See an eye md if these don't help. ...Read more

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How often will I need to see my doctor for checkups if I have gastroparesis?

How often will I need to see my doctor for checkups if I have gastroparesis?

Depends on severity: The severity of your disease/condition will dictate how often you will/should be seen and evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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