Smashed my elbow, and have some numbness in my hand. Challenging part: I'm a long way from home. [more inside]
You are a Pharmacist or DoctorFilter: What it like to get into (and be) in these professions? [more inside]
I'm going to be visiting New Orleans with my kids. We try to go every year and this trip we'll be staying around a month. I'd like to have a regular doctor or medical practice so that I don't need to visit a hospital emergency room for something minor. We have travel insurance, and most of our party will be US citizens.
What are the regulations regarding carrying large amount of prescription medications in the US by non-US citizen? [more inside]
Oh, hive mind. I am very soon going to go join my boyfriend in Macau, China for an indefinite amount of time. I am an insulin-dependent diabetic. I am quitting my job and therefore, losing my insurance... is this going to cause problems? [more inside]
I will be returning briefly to the US after 6 months abroad and I would like to partake in some of that wonderful US healthcare before I head back abroad. I have a couple of questions. [more inside]
I might be going to Vancouver, BC tomorrow. I would like to purchase some Tylenol with codeine pills (222s) while there, but I am not sure how it all works. Help! [more inside]
My friend is going on a 2-week vacation in the Netherlands starting tomorrow night. Her brother did something to his knee a couple of days ago and they're worried that it'll need more medical attention later. What's medical care like for tourists in the Netherlands? [more inside]
I'm traveling to china in a few weeks, for a few weeks. We're going from Beijing to several outer areas, staying in hostels, figuring things out as we go. What do we need to be prepared for? [more inside]
What sort of paperwork/license/whatever do you need to transport prescription drugs internationally? [more inside]
I'm looking for quality information about medicine, life in Third World countries, Doctors Without Borders and similar organizations, travel, expat experiences, etc. [more inside]
I'll be travelling soon in east Africa, and I'm trying to figure out which anti-malarial medication is "best" (based on effectiveness, side-effects, etc). Anyone have experience or suggestions? Also, I'm curious about some of the new clothes I've seen (i.e. BuzzOff from Ex Officio) that are impregnated with permethrin...are these worth the money?