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Mar 24, 2015 in the Dementia Community - 1
At this point he might need a home attendant for assistance. It would be worthwhile to apply for that and also see if any insurance coverage would cover that option for him.
Mar 23, 2015 in the Undiagnosed Symptoms Community - 1
There are a variety of causes of a person being unable to sweat: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anhidrosis/basics/causes/con-20033498 The link describes the clinical name for it and some of the potential causes. The best thing to do would be to see a doctor and detail your full health history and they would then work to find a potential ca...
Mar 23, 2015 in the Gastroenterology Community - 1
The best thing to do would be to have a doctor check this out as it could indicate the potential of an infection.
Mar 15, 2015 in the Dermatology Community - 1
Diflucan can cause skin rashes as a side effect. However it also has the potential to cause Steven's Johnson Syndrome which is a rare allergic reaction that is a severe skin rash as an adverse side effect. Therefore it would be important to call your doctor and have them rule out this concern. Also they would be able to check for the potential of any in...
Mar 15, 2015 in the Head & Traumatic Brain Injury Community - 2
It might be of help to see if you can appeal the coverage denials for the pain management specialist. Exploring other insurance options might be helpful as well. Also perhaps an agency that would deal with her condition might be able to give more referral numbers for doctors who deal with pain management even if they aren't located as nearby for the ti...
Mar 13, 2015 in the Dermatology Community - 1
It would be worthwhile to follow up by seeing a doctor as it could potentially have gotten infected. They would be able to treat it and determine proper follow up.
Mar 09, 2015 in the Depression Community - 3
It would be best to wait as all medications take some time to build up to a proper blood level. Side effects are generally at their worst at the beginning and then improve over time. You can ask your psychiatrist about the clinical specifics of this as they would be the best one to advise you. If any concerns you are noting don't improve or worsen th...
Feb 26, 2015 in the Bipolar Disorder Community - 4
Has anyone tried this technique? Has this been of help? What are some specific examples that worked for you? For example I am now just about to leave to have 4 wisdom teeth extracted under general anesthesia (I am following up with my doctors and dentists so don't need any specific advice thanks). As this is my first surgical procedure with general ane...
Feb 24, 2015 in the Dementia Community - 3
There is a medication called Hetlioz that was FDA approved for this purpose. You can ask the doctor if that might be an option.
Feb 18, 2015 in the ADD / ADHD Community - 2
I looked up the information. Strattera can be covered but it requires a prior authorization form that your psychiatrist would have to complete. It is explained here (Straterra is listed as Atomoxetine which is its clinical name): https://medicaid.utah.gov/pharmacy/priorauthorization/pdf/StimulantsAdults.pdf If you have any specific questions t...