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Will I Need To See A Special Doctor For My Lupus
Yes: Several doctors will likely help take care of a lupus patient: a primary care doctor to coordinate referrals to specialists, and to take care of non-lupus issues; a rheumatologist to take care of general lupus problems; and then other specialists to help take care of problems with certain organ systems (such as nephrologists to treat kidney failure, or ophthalmologists to treat eye problems). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe,maybe not: If you make them aware that could be an issue they can take the type of samples needed for testing. If you just go in for a pap, some clinics do this anyway, but some might not. You can carry many of the sti's without signs on exam. ...Read more
So if I need to have a biopsy and blood test done for lumps on my thigh. Do I need to go to a specialist or just to a normal physician?
Cart before horse.: Need to go to your regular doc first then determine whether or not biopsies and blood tests are needed. ...Read more
Yes: We need to clarify why there is swelling. We usually have to remove the fluid to clarify what is causing the collection of the fluid. Your evaluation will need an examination, imaging, laboratory studies. Fluid in the knee is usually due to arthritis but there are many types of arthritis that can cause this fluid and that is why you need an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can my general practitioner perform a mole removal? Can i just go to my regular doctor for mole removal or do I need to see a specialist?
I'm Traci. I need to see if a doc will help me get some special needs equipment for my husband Randy.
Allergist: Usually allergy testing is done by a specialist called an allergist. ...Read more
I don't have a regular doctor and was wondering what type of doctor I need to see for hemmorrids? Do I need to be referred to someone or can I just make an appointment with a specialist?
Friends can advise : Regarding primary care dr, i.E family dr, pediatrician, gyn or internist. Your dr best to recommend specialist. U need insurance or medicare card, credit card or cash if there is co-pay or u lack insurance unless dr gives free care to those who can't afford it. Have list of any meds ur taking, allergies, previous medical issues & surgical procedures & any important family medical history. ...Read more
Throid tests tells: Whether your thyroid is functioning normally , below normal or above normal ( abnormally ). There are certain risk factors that requires thyroid tests including thyroid nodule or goiter, signs and symptoms suggestive of thyroid disease , if you have another autoimmune disease , taking certain medications and many others . Talk to your doctor and discuss why it was ordered ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Anyway to upload a pic of test results and see if anyone can take a look to help see what I should do next?
"Live" appointments: HealthTap PRIME doctors see you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. Doctors answering regular, free questions (HealthTap Basic) are NOT able to see patients' images or photos. ...Read more
So need help with a medical question, I know I need to see a doctor but I just haven't the money. Can I order antibiotic online for uti? Which?
Urgrent care?: Do you have an urgent care center near you? Antibiotics are selected carefully based on your allergies, medications you are on and severity of your disease. Common antibiotics used for UTI include septra (bactrim), macrobid, cipro (ciprofloxacin). Theres plenty more. But use at your own risk if you are going to acquire yourself. ...Read more
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