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Who Do I See In Asthma
Fibro-sympathetic: 32 y.o.'s doctor doubts reality of fibromyalgia; what to do? Start w. Rheumatologist, for they are trained to diagnose fibromyalgia. Second opinion from Osteopath, for they are expert at diagnosing soft tissue injuries. Interestingly, many Psychiatrists seem fibro-sympathetic. Observation that these experts of the mind understand fibromyalgia lends support to the physical reality of fibromyalgia. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Don't understand ?: Are you asking if you are allergic to smoke? If you have sensitivity (not really allergy) to smoke, your only option (if the owner won't stop smoking in the home) is to not work there. Even if they are not smoking at the time you are working, second hand smoke is likely around, and third-hand smoke (on the walls, fabrics, floors etc.) has effects.Ask them to not smoke while you are there, at least. ...Read more
If a physio therapist thinks I have eds, who should I get in contact with when family dr say can only find out with a biopsy and won't do anything?
Clinical Findings: The diagnosis of ehler danlos syndrome is based on the clinical symptoms and family history and for some types of eds a skin biopsy is needed to help with the diagnosis. If you have clinical symptoms with or without family history, and you need a skin biopsy, it has to be ordered by your family doctor.If you are not happy with his opinion you can see another md or a rheumatologist for second opinion. ...Read more
YOU must change: Only the strong forgive. Please look deep into yourself. Life is NOT fair but it is full of good things. Looking at past wrongs does nothing to make you happy in the present or prepare you for a better future. Holding a grudge is a dark pleasure, but a poisonous one. And you too have made at least a few mistakes. Saying, "I forgive freely -- it's in the Universe's hands" will free you as well. ...Read more
Do i need to be refered to an endocrinology? I have hypothyroidism and i'd feel more comfortable if i went to someone that specializes in that field.
Talk with Dr: Anyone old enough to figure out how to use an inhaler is often better off using one rather than keeping track of the equipment & supplies needed for a nebulizer. This may require a special demonstration & practice &/or use of a spacer. Routine maintenance meds can be delivered to the lungs in a fraction of the time needed to set up a treatment.If you are unable to use one, the dr can prescribe it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need doctor's help! I have undiagnosed depression and ADHD what should I do and i prefer not to see a psychologist?
Depression and ADHD: Can be treated, but psychologists and psychiatrists specialize in helping people deal with both of these disorders. Do some research and find specialists in your area with good reputations. Speak with them on the phone and consider working with the one you feel most comfortable talking to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have questions for emt/ems and paramedics, or anyone who has experience in this area (firefighters?
EMS: Not sure what particular questions you may have. If you are interested in the career, you could call up your local EMS service (using the non-emergency number of course) and see if you could participate in a 'ride along' program. The 'ride along' experience would offer you plenty of time to get answers to all of your EMS career questions. ...Read more
Ophthal or derm: These conditions, rather common, can be treated by an ophthalmologist or a dermatologist. It sounds like the diagnosis has already been made for you so you just need to get started on the treatment. ...Read more
Esophagitis?: GER usually causes burning in chest area. However gastritis can be associated with esophagitis. Should consult physician. Usually medication for gastroesophageal reflux relieves symptoms. If perist further testing and possible endoscopy, examination of stomach and esophagus with visualization and biopsies. ...Read more
Part1: for board certified rheumatologists: do you think it is ok for doctors who do not specialize in rheumatology to advise early and newly
Yes : Their initial evaluation will help decide if the patient needs to see a rheumatologist. This will facilitate early referral to the rheumatologist. ...Read more
IT'S BEEN A WHILE: It's been a long time since school so i assume your ways of dealing with this havent been helpful. Bullying can make mager changes in your outlook about you and everyone else - usually negative. Get some help working it out. A therapist with experience with ptsd would be a good bet. ...Read more
Your PCP or ER: Visit your pcp or er if you dont have one. ...Read more
How do you find a doctor who specializes in HRT in your home town? And don't tell me any gyne can do this as I have found out the hard way not true!
Hormone Replacement: Unfortunately, the only good way is word of mouth. I agree with you gyns and endocrinologists are generally not the ones with whom to consult. In what state do you live? ...Read more
Not recommended.: Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. Inhalation with marijuana is more prolonged ; deeper than with tobacco. Higher combustion temperatures are reached because it is smoked to a shorter butt. This leads to a carboxyhemoglobin concentration that is 5 x ^ than tobacco. 3 x more tar is inhaled. Prolonged use of cannabis can lead to airway inflammation, wheezing ; ^ in sputum production. ...Read more
Family/friends: Seek the support of your family and friends and see if anyone can provide assistance. You can also contact the physician involved in the care, to see if there are other services that may offer help, like respite services and home health agencies for companion support. There are also private organizations that are able to provide assistance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you get a person who have symptoms of alzheimer's to see a doctor, when they are in denial?
What to do if I have looked at every website possible and match up perfectly to someone with bpd. who do I go to ?
BPD???: Mirka1 ! I dont understand your question and its ill advised to use abbreviation because BPD could mean a million things but IF you mean BiPoloarDisorder and you are searching websites to find one where BiPolar people hang out, there isn't one, and you should discuss with your Mental Health provider why its important to you get find a spouse who is also bipolar . I do- not think thats a good idea! ...Read more
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