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Women Medical Check Up
Is their a time frame that women with diabetes should follow for check-ups such as gynecological exams?
I have had many patients come to the urgent care for proof of pregnancy via Urine or serum before seeing their OB. Is this due to insurance/ Doctor??
Ask 'Em Yerself!!: I don't rightly know. I'd bet some would trust the store-bought urine test and do it that way-and some either wouldn't know about it or would want a "professional" to do a pregnancy test for them (more "official"-haha) They probably figure, why go to the OB until I'm sure I'm pregnant...and ready to deliver in the truck in the hospital parking lot. Also, wouldn't hurt to ask a few of those patients why. ...Read more
how many years one a persond should get health check up including complete blood test to avoid all diseases ?
Good luck!: (at avoiding all diseases). We all will get sick at some time, and there is no evidence that getting frequent physical exams or even lab tests will prevent diseases. At best you MIGHT catch them earlier, but actually, following good daily health habits and being very alert to changes in your body (and THEN getting checked) is more likely to keep you healthy. See checklists on healthy living. ...Read more
Unclear question : Normally a hospital staff would simply ask the female patient if she was on her period. ...Read more
Not always!: You should always ask for the test to be done if there is a possibility of being pregnant! ...Read more
If md orders bedrest for pregnant woman, can she read books and prepare for state license exam? Does bedrest mean movement-free or stress-free?
Please ask her OB: If she were my pt without knowing why bedrest was ordered i would say that is ok. ...Read more
Why would a doctor risk their medical license writing prescriptions all day at a pain clinic just for money?
Depends: age, nl pap: According to the american college of ob/gyne, pap smears should begin at age 21, then every 2 yrs ages 21-29. Women 30 and older, if 3 normal yearly paps, can have pap every 3 years. Hiv+ women need pap twice in first year after diagnosis and then yearly.An abnormal result will change how often a pap is recommended. Notify doctor sooner if discharge, bleeding (esp after sex), or pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
(Female) Urethra discharge, all STD DNA test negative, blood check normal. Should I go to an ID specialist or urologist?
I would like to ask you from a medical standpoint some of the reasons why cystitis or bladder infections/inability to urinate or urinary retention continue to occur in a 33 year old female. my kidneys have been checked and my bowel quite completely. Yet,
There is a : Condition called interstitial cystitis where u have inflammation of the bladder wall and symptoms present just like a chronic UTI. Urine retention and urinary tract infections can also be caused by abnormal pathology of the urethra or ureter at the point of entering the bladder (ureterovesicular junction or UVJ) which will promote UTIs. U need a cystoscopy from a Urologist to diagnose and treat. ...Read more
It Depends: It depends on what your risk factors are, what your cholesterol is, and what medicine you're on. Once every year or two without any known issues is probably sufficient. ...Read more
If you were a 32 woman ttc. 3 miscarriages. >16fsh <.50 amh. What medical treatment would you seek?
IVF or Egg Donor: A rei specialist can assess your chances with ivf. The Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test day 10 fsh can help to decide whether or not ivf is a reasonable option, and a rei will also look at your ultrasound. If you're willing to do ivf and would use an egg donor if unsuccessful with own eggs that's a good option. If financially or emotionally you can only do one round of treatment i would consider donor egg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
General exam: A general medical exam is made up of screening examinations and investigations appropriate to your age and risk profile (eg. Blood pressure, hiv test, Pap smear etc) Additional investigations maybe done based on your medical history. See your Family Practitioner who will review you and advise on comprehensive examination and investigation plan ...Read more
Shouldn't be: Back ground check typically involves legal matter--crime, time behind bars, dui, loan default, child-support problem, drug use etc..Medical problem typically is not in such report, but can be. For example: a person be hand-cuffed started having chest pain/heart attack and thus transported to hospital instead of jail, this is likely a part of that report. Be honest. Be employed. Good luck. ...Read more
Social cultural ego: Not only do women seek medical care more often than men, they also generally have a much higher tolerance for pain....Thus the reason women are the ones who give birth. Probably the same reason men do not like to stop and ask for directions... It could create a dent in their ego. Also men do not like to show vulnerability and certainly do not want to show any reaction to pain. ...Read more
You can't 'clean': Weed out of your system. Single use marijuana may be found in blood for 12 to 24 hours. Regular use marijuana may be found in blood for 2 to 7 days. Single use marijuana might be detected in urine for 1 to 7 days (or more) and regular marijuana can be detected in urine for 7 to 100 days (longer periods have been reported though). ...Read more
What are all possible things that ought to be checked for a 52 yrs old male during annual routine medical checkup?
Well: First your physical exam then screening for anemia diabetes pro star and cholesterol. There are a multitude of health maintenance items that must be addressed such as colonoscopy, Debra and eye exams and certain vaccinations. To mane just a few items. Very detailed exam to keep you healthy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
31 white female. No previous medical history of any disease. What are my chances of lymphoma and what are some early symtpoms?
44yr old woman has 4 or 5 small lumps on back had them last few yrs don't hurt haven't changed but have increased should they be checked?
Yes: These lumps sound like something benign like lipomas which are benign fatty tumors perhaps. However, if they are definitely changing and therefore not stable then they should be checked by your doctor! ...Read more
I am a 21 year old female. I checked my weight today and I weighted 100.9 pounds. My height is 5'3. Am I at my healthiest weight? Help me!
BMI 18: Given the information that you provided, your BMI is about 18 which is underweight. While the formula alone is not a perfect measure of health, it suggests that you are not a your healthiest weight. To start, stay hydrated and eat a healthy diet. Your doctor can help you determine what other steps might be good for you to achieve better health. ...Read more