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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: Either a pH.D., such as a trained psychologist, with a specialization in disorders of childhood. However, psychologists cannot prescribe medication. A ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Psychiatrists, psychologists, & pediatricians with expertise in dyslexia are usually capable of testing for dyslexia.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
None Known: Not yet, although there appears to be a genetic connection.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Try at school: Hopefully, your school will have the ability to evaluate you for this. A teacher you trust is a good place to start. Educators are really better than ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Neurologist/speech: Aphasia is an acquired disorder due to damage commonly a consequence of stroke. Working together with a neurologist and family doc to stablize your me ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No Medicines: Dyslexia is a learning disability.Management is focused on identifying the persons strengths or learning pathways and trying to bypass the weakness.Sk ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Depends on issue: There is no specialty of medicine or dentistry that deals only or specifically with 'tongues'. The best doctor (ent, oral pathologist, oral surgeon, g ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
Psychiatrist for: starters. S/he will conduct a full psychiatric screening and further advise. Sometimes psychiatric symptoms are caused by physical ailments, too n ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earle Pescatore
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Primary care : I would suggest starting with your primary care provider. If unsuccessful then seek consultation with a specialist.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Crepitus: Crepitus is a sound, not a diagnosis. This sound description can apply to noises from the joints, tendons, skin, lungs, etc. Hence, it depends on wh ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
X-rays and exam: A physical exam of the spine is helpful to identify the severity of the deformity clinically. Full length xrays of the spine are needed to judge radi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Surgeon: Unless you are referring to the mucosal surfaces of the urinary tract or genitals (then a urologist or gyn) leukoplakia is merely a descriptive clini ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Pulmonologist: A pulmonologist or pulmonary specialist. I hope that this helps.
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Your obstetrician : Will check you out and run some test . May refer you to fertility specialist if needed.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazin Albert
9 years experience General Practice
No tests: There are no so called "tests" to diagnose bipolar disorder. It is diagnosed by the patient's history, however, diagnostic tests may be ordered to rul ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
Stethescope: We listen to your lungs and we may do a chest x-ray.
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Slattery
30 years experience Sports Medicine
Orthopedic surgeon: I assume this is not an acute compartment syndrome due to severe trauma. For chronic exercise induced compartment syndrome you should have a careful ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Standing xray: Physical exam looking for asymetry of the ribs while bending over rib cage rotationmeasure curve on xray under15 degrees is spinal asymetry.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lin
20 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Ask your friends!: Best place to start looking is by co-workers and colleagues. Who do they see and why? If you know any nurses or local hospital employees, they are oft ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: In fact, in the developed world this is the norm. We can treat it effectively and cheaply. If someone is preventing you from seeing a physician for th ... Read More
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Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
For ADHD?: I would see your generalist (primary care) first, and then psychiatry.
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Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: Narcolepsy is a chronic disorder which results in excessive daytime sleepiness, vivid dreams, sleep paralysis, and poor sleep. It occurs in 1 in 2, 00 ... Read More
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