How to Describe Medical Symptoms to Your Doctor?

Answer Visiting the doctor for a new, undiagnosed medical problem can be daunting. Patients often struggle to try to get their symptoms across to the doctor in an effective manner, and the physician needs... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Describe Medical Symptoms to Your Doctor

If you are pregnant can you have regular medical to see a certain OB Doctor even though your medical is set just to a certain doctor?

Answer Are you in an HMO? When you said "certain doctor" do you mean your Primary Care Physician or a certain OB doctor? Is there only ONE OB doctor on your plan? There are usually several in a med... Read More »

Your doctor is not in the network of your new medical plan but is in your wifes can you continue seeing your doctor under your wife's plan and use yours to see a specialist?

Answer If you are on your wife's insurance policy you ought to be able to see any doctor that is offered by your insurance co.

Does your family doctor treat all of your medical problems, or do you prefer to see a specialist?

It depends on the problem. If I have an orthopedic problem, or skin problem, I want a specialist. You can always research your problem online to see just what is available. Go to They ha... Read More »

Who owns x-rays taken by a doctor and paid for by medical insurance the doctor or the patient?

Answer Who owns the medical record? Your record is the physical property of the hospital. However, the patient him/herself controls the release of the information contained in the record. shands.or... Read More »