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What is the study of sleep called? Which doctors study it?

What is the study of sleep called? Which doctors study it?

FAASM: Doctors who study sleep disorders are called "sleep doctors" or "sleep specialists", and would have "FAASM" in their credentials (Fellow of the American Association of Sleep Medicine). Sleep diagnostic centers have to be accredited by the AASM. Sleep doctors are usually king doctors with Subspecialty training in sleep disorders. The study of sleep is "somnology". ...Read more

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What is the study of sleep called? Which doctors study it?

What is the study of sleep called? Which doctors study it?

FAASM: Doctors who study sleep disorders are called "sleep doctors" or "sleep specialists", and would have "FAASM" in their credentials (Fellow of the American Association of Sleep Medicine). Sleep diagnostic centers have to be accredited by the AASM. Sleep doctors are usually king doctors with Subspecialty training in sleep disorders. The study of sleep is "somnology". ...Read more

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When should I call the doctor?

When should I call the doctor?

When you are worried: A person should call his doctor when he is worried that he might have something serious, or if his doctor asked him to call under certain circumstances (and such circumstances have occurred). Please send your question to healthtap again, and add details about what disease you are asking about. Each question needs enough information for our medical experts to give an answer. Thanks! ...Read more

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What is a doctor that delivers baby called?

What is a doctor that delivers baby called?

Obstetrician.: A doctor that specializes in delivering babies is called an obstetrician. Most obstetricians are also gynecologists and are commonly called ob/gyns for short. Obstetrics involves prenatal care, birth, and the postpartum period, while gynecology includes other aspects of the female reproductive system besides pregnancy and birth. Some family medicine doctors may also choose to deliver babies. ...Read more

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Thanks doctor. But he listens well and when we call he seeus?

Incomplete question.: We cannot read previous answers provided to a particular person, and cannot tell what you are talking about. Your question needs to be complete in itself. Ask again, and make the question complete but short. There is a 150 character limit. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is called a renal disease?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is called a renal disease?

Renal disease: A renal disease is one that affects the kidneys. It can be due to diabetes, glomuerolnephritis, obstruction, hypertension, drugs, such as ibuprofen, among others. ...Read more

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What is a doctor that removes tumors called?

What is a doctor that removes tumors called?

Surgical oncologist: The surgical oncologist not only resects cancers but should be trained in all aspects of tumor control including chemotherapy, RT and immunotherapy. As such if a rectal Ca invades the vagina anteriorly he should be capable of doing an exenteration (rectum, vagina and uterus), be able to do H&N cancers and other sites more effectively than general surgeon. ...Read more

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When must a man call his doctor if pelvic pain?

When must a man call his doctor if pelvic pain?

Right away: Pelvic pain should not be taken lightly, so the answer is call you doctor right away. ...Read more

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Must I call my doctor if I have a pilonidal cyst?

Must I call my doctor if I have a pilonidal cyst?

Not necessary: Although if you discover the cyst you can be eval by a surgeon for elective excision of the cyst to prevent future complication such as infection and abscess. ...Read more

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When to call doctor about palpitations / flutter?

When to call doctor about palpitations / flutter?

Palpitations: When does one worry about palpitations? Two things to consider: 1) accompanying symptoms. If feeling faint, severe shortness of breath, or severe chest pain then it's probably best getting I checked out. 2) duration of palpitations. If racing heart beats go on and on for hours or days, best getting I checked out. ...Read more

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When should I call my doctor if I have depression?

When should I call my doctor if I have depression?

Why not now?: Having depression is no fun. Call now and get treatment now so that it doesn't get worse and rob you of your ability to enjoy your life! ...Read more

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Is there a so call homepathic internal medicine doctor?

Is there a so call homepathic internal medicine doctor?

Homeopathic doctor: There are physicians who are specialized and board-certified in internal medicine and who have trained in classical homeopathy. You can find some of these through american institute of homeopathy (www. Homeopathyusa. Org). Also there is homeopathic medical licensure in arizona, nevada, and connecticut. A good homeopath takes the case thoroughly regardless of problem area, though. ...Read more

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Will my doctor call if my ANA shows a speckled pattern?

Will my doctor call if my ANA shows a speckled pattern?

Usually: The pattern is not often that important, the titer is most important. ...Read more

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When must I call my doctor if I have ganglion cyst pain?

When must I call my doctor if I have ganglion cyst pain?

Be sure its a gang: A ganglion is a benign outpouching of fluid from a joint. There are many other 'lumps ' that can form over joints so get checked. However regarding the ganglion, if it interfers with your ability to peform activiies, or your ability to wear socks, gloves or hurts, get it checked. ...Read more

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When do I need to call the doctor with high blood sugar?

When do I need to call the doctor with high blood sugar?

It depends: Blood sugar varies and can range over a large set of numbers. It also depends whether you have known diabetes or not and whether you are taking treatment for diabetes or not. Normal fasting sugar level is <100. If it is between 100-200 it is high, if it is over 300mg, it requires urgent treatment. So you need to use your judgment, based on your circumstances.. ...Read more

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What's a doctor that specializes in bone disease called?

What's a doctor that specializes in bone disease called?

Depends: Depends on type of disease. Could be orthopedic surgeon, rheumatologist or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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When must I call my doctor if I have reaction to a sting?

When must I call my doctor if I have reaction to a sting?

Bee sting reaction: A mild reaction of redness or local swelling - no
red streaking fevers chills such as an infection from the site - yes
difficulty breathing, swelling of the face or mouth, body rash - call 911! ...Read more

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How high should my babies fever be before I call the doctor?

How high should my babies fever be before I call the doctor?

100.4F or 38C: Babies younger than 2 months manifest signs and symptoms of serious infections (sepsis) in a more subtle fashion than older children. It is important to take your young infant to the doctor if he or she is feeding poorly, is sleepier than usual (lethargic) has an unusual rash, or has an elevated temp – even if that is the only symptom. ...Read more

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When must I call my doctor if I have black spots of the skin?

When must I call my doctor if I have black spots of the skin?

Suspicious moles: A (asymmetry) moles with irregular shapes, such as two very different-looking halves. B (irregular border). Moles that are notched or scalloped borders c (changes in color) moles that have many colors or an uneven distribution of color. D (diameter) new growth in a mole larger than about about 1/4 inch (6 millimeters). E (evolving). Moles that change over time - grow larger, itch or bleed. ...Read more

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Is the pediatric intensive care doctor on call 24 hours a day?

Is the pediatric intensive care doctor on call 24 hours a day?

Most take shifts: A physician in any role develops whatever method of coverage to get the job done. In a small program, an intensivist might share duties with a pulmonary specialist and or hospitalist, each doing whatever they can to share responsibilities. As the program grows, additional intensivists would make up a specialty group and each would take turns doing after hour work or shifts. ...Read more

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What do doctors call a secondary symptom of parkinson disease?

What do doctors call a secondary symptom of parkinson disease?

Secondary Parkinson': This condition may be caused from heavy metal intoxications, medications such as anti-psychotics or related to a neurodegenerative condition "multi-systems atrophy (msa). Msa may be associated with blood pressure changes, rigity, tremor, deficits in upgaze and cognitive disorders. Pls see a neurologist for further info. ...Read more