Linked Questions

6
votes
11answers
616 views

Standard comment situations: suggestions for close votes and down votes

Downvotes and close votes should always be accompanied by a comment. While not strictly required as per SE policy this is especially important for new users. We should direct our criticism at bad or ...
7
votes
3answers
259 views

Why is my question closed as “off-topic” for this site?

Why is my question closed as off-topic, really? (Right now it has 4 close votes, I'm sure by the time you read this it would have been closed already). First let me introduce a bit about myself. You ...
8
votes
2answers
266 views

I think we're done here

Every day it's an onslaught of new, asinine questions that are clearly off-topic requests for medical advice with zero value to anyone with medical interests. And every day my votes to close are ...
-3
votes
2answers
149 views

Break up Medical Sciences Stack Exchange

This Stack Exchange ranks as hands-down the most newbie-unfriendly, freedom-of-information unfriendly exchange where moderators actively prevent people from helping others due to some bullcrap ...
10
votes
2answers
183 views

Please Communicate: What are the next steps for this site?

Let me start with just reiterating that we all want the best for this site. As the tone gets more and more hostile (or is perceived that way by me), this is something we should all remind ourselves of....
-1
votes
2answers
73 views

How can we get less off topic question?

1 out of 4 question are being closed for being off topic. The majority of them are not closed by the community but by a moderator. Could the community be allowed to help close questions? Could a ...
-3
votes
1answer
110 views

Should the personal medical advice rule be changed?

Simply put, I believe that while good intentioned, the “no personal medical advice” rule is doing more harm than good. You have to remember that people come here from Google. If SE isn’t answering ...
3
votes
2answers
75 views

Can we edit what is shown in the “How to Ask” on the Main Site?

By far, the biggest close reason we have is because of personal medical questions. I think I could hit my close limit everyday for month just looking for personal medical questions. Can we add to ...
-3
votes
2answers
104 views

Verification of moderator behavior [closed]

I feel that moderator Carey Gregory ♦ deleted my answer for no reason. Answer: https://medicalsciences.stackexchange.com/a/20570/17223 I tried to answer the best I know. Please, can this moderator ...
4
votes
1answer
91 views

Improving our How To Ask page

Update: New How To Ask page is live. michaelpri asked the Community Managers how the changes we proposed could be implemented, and they strongly recommended us to fix our How To Ask page first. ...
1
vote
3answers
78 views

Why is my question personal?

I have a question about my Medical Sciences Stack Exchange post: How to correctly use salicylic acid plasters against a plantar wart? I'm asking for clarification on what appears to be incomplete ...
3
votes
1answer
57 views

Would any version of this particular question be on topic?

This, my first question on this site (but not on Stack Exchange) overall, was closed and got three downvotes, on the grounds that "questions requesting personal medical advice are off-topic here". (I ...
4
votes
1answer
83 views

Where do we draw the line between personal diagnosis request and “made generic” “differential diagnosis”

Previously (Personal Diagnosis and Health.SE, Are differential diagnosis questions on topic? this has been discussed without a proper consensus building, as far as I understand it. The first link is ...
3
votes
1answer
32 views

PMA Close Reason Missing

When reviewing Hair Transplant Donor Area extreme burn sensation and very itchy. Please help! in the review low quality posts queue, I went to vote to close, but the Personal Medcial Advice close ...
2
votes
1answer
57 views

Can I edit my previous questions citing names of hospitals,medical research institutes and name of the city.?

This question is about our family members who visited various hospitals,medical research institute,cancer research institute for check up,diagnosis and hospitalization.can I cite the names of the ...

15 30 50 per page