A 41-year-old male asked:
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i suffered a klebsiella p infection that went on for months and as a result ended up with nerve damage that causes pain in the abdominal area. what specialist can help me?

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Dr. Saul Hymes
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Pain specialist: A pain specialist or gastroenterologist would be good places to start.
Answered on May 1, 2014
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastro: Gastroenterologist and sometimes a neurologist. Pain managememt specialists can be of great help also. Please get advice from your pcp.
Answered on May 4, 2014
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
20 years experience General Surgery
Pain Doc: Most likely a pain specialist but be wary of getting on narcotics for this. You might consider some complementary therapies like acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, etc. Be well and hope you get some relief.
Answered on Apr 30, 2014

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Scarring: I would leave well alone. Vit e cream may help but usually surgical correction is usually followed by more scarring.
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Yes: Yes if it is affecting the skin in this area.
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Klebsiella infection: The bacterium is Klebsiella pneumoniae .

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