General Practitioner Info
General Practitioner Summary: A general practitioner is a medical practitioner who treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education for patients of all ages. A general practitioner is trained to diagnose and treat a wide array of acute and chronic illnesses such as strep throat, pulled muscles, allergic reactions, ulcers, and
asthma. If a general practitioner is not able to treat the illness or condition, it is their job to refer the patient to a specialist who can. A general practitioner typically works with patients through all stages of their life and has a strong knowledge and background of the patient's family health history. A general practitioner stays current in all aspects of medical care and offers the most current treatments and technologies available.
General Practitioner FAQs:
What is a
A General Practitioner is a health care professional that practices medicine and is licensed by a state board.
What type of work does a General Practitioner do?
A General Practitioner counsels and examines patients for injuries or diseases. A General Practitioner can do minor procedures, for example, treat skin lesions.
What can I see General Practitioner for?
You can see a General Practitioner for any common problem. A General Practitioner can take care of patients of all ages.
How do I find a General Practitioner in my city and state?
The Wellness.com directory will help you locate a General Practitioner in your state. Select General Practitioner from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate a General Practitioner in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need a General Practitioner in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of General Practitioners in your city and state.
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