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Women S Specialists
Little known: Ca law is that even if you have an hmo you can see your obgyn for any gyn problems, including preventive care, breasts and urinary problems. Some mds/nps focus on women's health and hence consider themselves women's health specialists. The gyns are the ones who have completed the residencies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many incidences of UTI in a year in a woman is acceptable? And when should I seek a specialist consultation?
I always have two LH surge days. Would it be possible to just have one LH surge? Do woman typically always have two? Fertility specialists
LH Surge: I bet you are ovulating the next day and each cycle can be a bit different. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I am 36 years old female.I have frecles on my face.I have got treatment from skin specialists but no use.How can itreat them?
Moles increase w age: The number of moles for all humans increases with age. This can vary based on age, ethnicity, skin color and sun exposure factors. It is normal to have increasing numbers of moles with age however, one condition must be ruled out this is known as the basal cell nevus syndrome. Ask your family doctor dermatologist or plastic surgeon to look at these new moles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it better for a girl in her 20s to go to a female GI specialist rather than male? Are most male GI specialists comfortable with seeing girls?
No difference: Except in gynecology, where females are the only patients; physicians are trained with both women+men, and we are taught to be objective in our approach toward patients. Gender has some bearing in the diagnosis that we consider, but not in our comfort in dealing with patients. In GI specialty, there should be no difference. Until recently, the majority of drs were men, and they treated both sex. ...Read more
I am 53 (f) my lung capacity is at 80% and I was told by specialist that what that means is I have the predictive lung capacity of a woman that is 70,?
80% of expected: the standards are age based, so you are 80% (20% lower) then average at your age. ...Read more
40 yr female. Seen drs, specialists, all tests fine. No diseases. Heart rate rises 50-60hbm sitting to standing. Diagnosis sinus tachy, ortho static?
Heart rate: The rate rise described is an orthostatic rate rise. The cause for it is not clear from the data provided. ...Read more
18yr old female changes in right breast with severe pain! refured to breast specialist with no explantation why now need scans should I be worried?
27 yo female with thinning hair since age 20. Have treated Hashimotos but hair never grew back. Very demoralizing. What specialist should I see?
Had a spiro test at my dive medical, FEV1/FVC 69. Needs to be >75%. Seeing a respiratory specialist. No asthma or smoking. 29yr female. Any thoughts?
Female, 50 yrs
Taking Eptoin 100mg since 3 yrs ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE:191
Gamma Glutamyl Transferase:90
Is it serious?
Which specialist to consult
See a GI Dr.: While the values are elevated, it is important to determine the exact cause. Eptoin may not be the cause. It would be best if she a gastroenterologist. The elevated values may or may not be serious. ...Read more
22yo/ female/ history of syncope, tachycardia, nausea/ recent catecholamine plasma levels- supine nor.=582, epi.=36, dop.=37; standing nor=1167, epi=153, dop=44 what type of specialist should I look for?
A woman was criminally injured and her cranial-cervical joint dislocated by more than 5 mm. She is in significant pain. Now she cannot get medical evaluation or medical service for this issue from the expert physicians/specialists because the government a
Hello, : Hello, it sounds like that woman is dealing with a lot. If i understand correctly, neither lawyers nor doctors have been a help to the woman and she is concerned about being harmed further. A lot of times, how issues are approached can make a big difference in how others respond. I can not recommend any specific doctors in the area where you live. However, one way to approach this would be to see a psychiatrist or a psychologist. One of those providers could assist to put this into a helpful perspective. If the woman felt supported and could talk this over with a caring provider this may be beneficial. I hope that the woman is able to get this worked through. Take care. ...Read more
Female/73.. Lump in upper left abdomen. pain in upper abdomen, radiating to both shoulders. is it lipoma? which category of specialist should I see?
Any hair specialist- What is the efficacy and what are the risks of using Rogaine (minoxidil) 5% for men? I am a woman (50) with non genetic general hair thinning
Hair thining: I would recommend that you first see your hairstylist for advice. If you don't go to a hair stylist, or you are not satisfied with the response I would suggest you see a dermatologist on referral from your primary doctor. ...Read more
(Female) Urethra discharge, all STD DNA test negative, blood check normal. Should I go to an ID specialist or urologist?
Female hair loss.Bloodwork gr8..BAD rogaine (minoxidil) reaction.Hair specialist said it'll get worse,non-surgical hair restoration only option.Cant afford!Help!
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Healthy living: In medicine, a physician who is focused on wellness will work with patients to try to optimize their health from every angle: resistance training, aerobic exercise, stress reduction techniques, nutrition/diet, disease prevention, genetic testing, hormone balancing (if necessary), supplementation (if necessary), improving blood pressure, insulin sensitivity, lipid profiles, body composition........ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers