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What kind of doctor sees somebody for lymphangitis

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Infectious diseases: Infectious diseases, hematologist, vascular surgeon, internist.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
36 years experience Travel Medicine
Yes: Yes, lymphangitis is fairly common. Your lymphatic system runs with your blood vessels and helps transport "lymph" back from your arms, legs, head an ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Laryngitis and tumors can both cause hoarseness or throat pain. If laryngitis doesn't clear up quickly, especially if someone is a smoker or heavy dr ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Almost impossible: That would seem to be virtually impossible as the symptoms of each are totally different.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience Vascular Surgery
Maybe: Lymphangitis is is manifestation of an infection that has involved the lymphatic system. This is usually identified by a red streak that extends longi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience Wound care
Lymphangiitis: Quite often, lymphangiitis is painful. If the underlying cause is infectious in nature, then pain, swelling, redness become part of the process.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Usitalo
39 years experience Urology
None: Clinical diagnosis.
A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Usually due to: Infection !-if it's throat(neck) see pcp for throat culture(rapid).
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Pak
Dr. Laura Pak answered
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
Antibiotics: Lymphangitis usually presents as a red streak running up the inner aspect of the leg or arm. It may be associated with fever or malaise. Oral or intra ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Depends: On cause. If due to infection proper medication can cure the problem.

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