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Dr. Arun Phophalia
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Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 56681
Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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Hi, would like to book a consultation
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: will they be able to prescribe a medicine?
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 9 days ago.

This is not a telemedicine website, unfortunately.

The website is only meant to provide medical education and answers specific to your questions only.

I apologize for the inconvenience.

I know that’s not what you want to hear right now.

I would be happy to answer any other medical concerns you have.

A prescription of any kind here would be both illegal and malpractice

The website is not authorized to issue any prescriptions or notes or referrals.

An urgent care center can do that for you.

I am just a messenger, I am afraid.

Sorry again.

You may contact;

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Hi, my son is autistic non verbal. He hasn’t yet been seen by a neurologist. He is 6 years to be next month. He is on melatonin to fall asleep but that doesn’t keep him asleep.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 9 days ago.

I am sorry to learn about it.

Please contact the society which would help you immediately;