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Dermatologist Vs Internist
Gyn onc: Any can but I would recommend a gynecologic oncologist ...Read more
Dermatologist: See above.Get a more detailed answer ›
Either can treat: Internist and dermatologist both can treat this condition. ...Read more
Whenever: You don't need a secialist in old people. ...Read more
Ideally all three: You will have liver tests and further testing to determine. All the best! ...Read more
Both: Just see who has the most experience. Both doctors can do it well. ...Read more
Of board certified sleep specialists, is it better to see a neurologist, pulmonologist, primary care, etc for narcolepsy?
The best one to see: is the practitioner who has the best reputation and the relevant experience. If you go to one and you don't like him/her/it, find someone else. ...Read more
MD vs DO: Allopathic refers to md degree. Osteopathic physicians are granted a do degree. Equal legal status in usa. Do basic training includes all md curriculum plus holistic philosophy and omt ( osteopathic manual treatment). Majority of do are in primary care. Majority of md go on to specialties. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
These terms are used: To confuse and imply expertise when actual training is often lacking. Dermatologists are experts in skin diseases and conditions, and have very little actual surgical training. Yet many call themselves "cosmetic surgeons" after a few weekend courses, etc. Aesthetic physicians are usually family practitioners or mds of other non-surgical training who perform elective cosmetic surgery/procedures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Certified or not: Board certified doctors have completed proper training requirements and passed examinations to determine knowledge and competence. If in this process they are termed "eligible". Most who are eligible will in short order get the training and pass the tests to become certified. There is no legal limit to this, so some overuse the term eligible to attain privileges when in fact they never finish. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is a gynecologist who treats only vulvar disorders or gynocologic oncologist best for treating differentiated VIN2?
Depends: We all have different levels of experience. In general most OB/GYNs can treat VIN2, but if your GYN isn't comfortable and wants to refer you to a GYN Oncologist, its fine too. ...Read more
For primary care purposes if a patient has multiple chronic metabolic diseases should he see a family medicine dr. Or internal medicine dr. Whos more?
Personal choice: Personally, I would choose the doctor I felt most comfortable with, is most approachable and is a good listener. ...Read more
What type specialist should I see for a penis skin health issue - a dematologist or a urologist? Thanks.
Either: I think either specialist could help, but you might consider checking with your pcp and see what he/she says first! ...Read more
Could an experienced dermatologist diagnose a seborrheic keratosis via dermoscopy alone? No biopsy required for diagnosis?
Either might: I know individuals in each specialty who are well-trained and have heavy experience in Fibro and others who don't meet that description. What you need to do is ask that at the point of calling for an appointment. Their office will tell you and might refer to one they know is best at that condition. Good luck - I hope it goes well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of doctor is better suited to advise a person without a spleen on a vaccine regimen an immunologist or infectious disease specialist?
Either fine: Id is more easily located, and focuses on the conditions vaccination would be addressing. In general, majority of surgeons / family doctors / internists would be competent in managing a post-splenectomy patient in terms of prophylactic vaccination. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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