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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Your doctor: is the one to start with, or go to urgent care. Referral, if needed, depends on initial evaluation, You may start a painkiller as any NSAID, unless co ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Start with PCP: Your kids doc should be able to assess the situation & order any basic tests to define the injury involved. If needed , a referral to a sports medicin ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic.: You want to see an orthopedic sports medicine knee specialist.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Orthopedic: Orthopedic physician would be the best bet.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physiatrist: A physiatrist (doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation) can diagnose the cause(s) of pain, recommend treatments to improve it, and help facilit ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
34 years experience Pediatrics
Knees turning inward: Start by having your son seen by your pediatrician. At 4 years he is due for a well check and pre-K immunizations. This is the best time to discuss a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone Doctor: Usually this problem handle it by orthopedic surgeon.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Many: A knee exam includes observation, palpation and special tests. Specifically, a physician evaluates the patient's gait, range of motion, for swelling ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor Advice: See an orthopedist specializing in sports medicine
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Family doctor: Start with your family doctor and they can see if you need a referral to see an orthopedic surgeon, rheumatologist, or if they can help you.
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