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Dr. G Funari
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44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
I : I would ice the finger and take Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) to help prevent swelling. Also refrain from using the finger (e.G typing / texting). If th ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Anglade
8 years experience in Family Medicine
Endocrinologist: You should see an Endocrinologist who is a doctor specializing in conditions affected by hormones. Growth hormone controls puberty along with other im ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Start with your pediatrician, but a pediatric endocrinologist is the appropriate specialist for growth problems.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hematologist: A hematologist specializes in lymphoma. Many hematologists have done training in oncology as well so they are hematologists/oncologists.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Both ORS and: Both orthopedic surgeons w/ specialized spine training ( or fellowships) and neurosurgeons
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Ob/Gyn: Obstetricians/gynecologists are the experts in childbirth, maternity, and women's health, though there are also some internal medicine specialists and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Orthopedics: Ortho's are the physicians that work mainly with diagnosing and surgically correcting bones and joints, although many specialties, from sports med to ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
It depends: A dermatologist would treat the skin on the leg, an orthipedist would treat the muscles or bone problems, and the vascular doctor wold treat any varic ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Several: Using vitamins needs to be placed in context with whole patients with real lives, who eat -- sometimes healthily, sometimes not. Nutritionists aren't ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Schuh
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Orthopedic surgeon: Physicians specially trained to help with bone problems of all sorts including bone health, disease, strength and weakness regarding bones of all type ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Several: Most primary care physicians can perform an initial back pain evaluation. A few medical specialties that routinely treat back pain are physical medic ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael De Haro
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Behavoir problems: An experienced pediatrician can begin a work-up of a child with behavior problems. Depending on the severity of the issues with the child, a psychiat ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology: A gastroenterologist is the type of doctor who mainly diagnosis and treats colon diseases. A colon and rectal surgeon and also general surgeons do su ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Dermatologist: www.aad.org/find-a-derm a dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in treating conditions that affect the skin, hair, and nails.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience in General Surgery
Thoracic surgeon: Some chest surgeons specialize in this type of work.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
25 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Me:): A kidney specialist is called a Nephrologist. Typically after you finish medical school and three years of internal medicine residency you need to und ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
41 years experience in Dentistry
See a orthopedic Dr.: You can see either an orthopedic doctor(surgeon) or a rheumatologist. Depending on which joints are affected and your symptoms will dictate the type o ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James DuRant
10 years experience in Pediatrics
Developmental Peds: A developmental and behavioral pediatrician has completed a 3 years pediatrics residency and then goes on to a 3 year fellowship for developmental and ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
ENT: An ear nose throat specialist (ENT) aka otorhinolaryngologist.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
ENT: Ear, nose, & throat. Depending on the problem, and oral surgeon can also be helpful.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Rovner
18 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Spine doctor : There are many types of doctors who specialize in spine. Chiropractors perform non-invasive treatments and if they can not help you then you should se ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Giddings
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ENT: Most ENT doctors ate able to perform physical examination, and objective tests to evaluate possible labyrinthitis.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Orthopedist: Of course it depends on what you mean by "tailbone pain". But chronic lower back pain usually is an orthopedist's domain. Sometimes there can be nerve ... Read More
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