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Why Might My Doctor Have Asked Me To Sign A Pain Contract
Medicine management: Pain contract or opioid agreement or contract is essentially committing to an understanding by the patient that he or she will abide by the rules set forth by the treating physician regarding use of controlled substances. It requires the patient to take medicine as prescribed, not to self-medicate, submit to urine screening, etc. It's not an uncommon practice in chronic pain management setting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you tell me if my doctor already checks the hood, would i still have to go to a gyno right now?
It depends: It depends on the problem and what you family doctor does or does not find. ...Read more
Hi my can I send a MRI results to you maybe you can see something the doctors not seeing my daughters foot swells and pains the doctors nothing wrong?
Anyone read my last question & tell me could that possibly be an ear infection ! thats what my doctor told me when I went to get checked out?
Questions not linked: Your questions are not linked on the site. The statement above does not give enough information for us to comment. This is not a to & fro email setup. ...Read more
My doctor referred me to a neurologist because I have restless legs, what can I expect from the neurologist for a fee?
Hi i went to see a doctor and he told me i have penis ulcer infection does it means i have HIV? also having headache doctor told me not to worry
Inconsistent info: If you are a 22 year-old female, you do not have a penis ulcer. Having said that, penis ulcer suggests a venereal disease and if a person has one venereal disease s/he is at greater risk for HIV. Get tested for HIV. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Depends on what is causing the pain. It can range from treatable to difficult to treat. The diagnosis of what is causing the pain is of paramount importance. ...Read more
What test would u ask my gp to order for persistent rib pain. I mentioned it to her and i feel like she blew me off?
Maybe none: If you're rib is tender, this may be just inflammation of the cartilage. There's not a test for this. Ct or xray could be done if there's a possibility of fracture. But since there really is no treatment for a rib fracture, other than pain management, it's a lot of $$$, for what may be little gain. ...Read more
Why do I have to have another blood test regarding cbc? What does this mean? I received a phone call from my doctor regarding my blood results. He wants me to have another test done, but he didn't explain why. Does this have anything to do with the blo
CBC : CBC is a hematology profile blood test that measures red blood cell concentration (hematocrit), white blood cell count and platelet count. It also provides information about the size and shape of red blood cells. This is a routine laboratory test. The most likely reason to repeat the test includes an inadequate specimen (i.e. Not enough blood was obtained in the tube, or a laboratory mishap) or an abnormal result was identified and the physician wants to repeat the test to verify the result. The physician may also ask that the new blood CBC sample include a microscopic exam by a pathologist or technologist in order to visually examine the blood to look for abnormal appearing blood cells or other findings. ...Read more
Need to be checked: It is very difficult to comment on any rash without looking at it or havind a complete description as to the property of rash like color, size, shape, raised r flat and other charateristis so i suggest you ave it checked as to what it might be especialy as you are pregnant. ...Read more
Hi I would like to ask a doctors about left chest pain? Is it possible that my heart have problems? Thank you
Unlikely: The most common cause of left sided chest pain are not cardiac. If you are a menstruating female it would likely not be cardiac. The problem is heart disease is the number one killer of women. So i would suggest you might talk with your family physician ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a scar on my chest because i had surgery at a very youna age it was this thing filled with blood my parents never tell me exactly what it is i want to know more about it maybe you can tell me something related to what am telling ypu please help?
More details: If you can provide more details such as exact location of the scar on your chest, the size and the color of it. Does it bother you in any way such as pain or itching. What age you had the operation and again a picture if available is very helpful. Thanks ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi doc, I wanted to ask if you could help me wanted to ask what causes or why do i feel a sting in my chest area ?
Chest issues: "Stinging" in your chest can be caused by many things form acid indigestion (reflux), heart burn, hiatal hernias, anxiety, inflammation of the lungs or heart, or heart sac, or your heart itself hurting (such as that caused by lack of blood flow-that causes a heart attack). Best you see the doctor to get your cause figured out asap to assure it is not one of the more serious issues. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor said i might have anxiety because of my symptoms & he wanted to send me to a psychiatryst but i refused to go. Was that a bad thing to do?
If you enjoy: The feeling, you may continue on as you are. I don't know what kind of anxiety disorder you have. As someone who suffered from anxiety since childhood, with a combination of gad, ptsd, and eventually sad, i must say that I do not for a day regret the time i went for treatment around age 31. I never want to go back to feeling anxious again. My quality of life is so much better now in all ways. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Please can you tell me if I have a STD I have a funny smell from down below what is it please my ex cheated on me just need to no if I have anything?
I have upper respiratory infection went to my doctor today. I asked him why I have a ichy throat also. He didn't give me a straight ansure. Can you he?
How bad is it to have fungus in your feet? Can that lead to gangrene? Im seeing my doctor for something else soon, should I ask for a perscription?
I had a doctors visit recently and she said that i might have something wrong with my spleen but i'm confused on how this could happen. Any info?
Spleen: Spleen enlargement can be due to anemias, blood siseases, tumor or infection. Talk to your doc. About possibilities. ...Read more
I have interstitial cystitis. I was wondering if someone could please explain to me what may be causing it and what I could do for the pain.
IC: This is a condition where there is inflammation within your bladder wall. This is not a common condition. How were you dx, most cases need a cystoscopy and biopsy. I would talk to your Urologist and see if a culture was send and the results of the same. Also if a biopsy was taken. Seeing a Urologist is warranted. Hope this helps. Best of luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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