Top
20
Doctor insights on: Do Doctors See A Lot Of Patients With Empyema

Share
1

1
Do doctors see a lot of patients with empyema?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with empyema?

Not really...: Empyema is pus in the space surrounding the lung. It usually requires drainage with a chest tube as well as antibiotic therapy. Fortunately, this is not a very common occurrence. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Loki Skylizard
92 doctors shared insights

Empyema (Definition)

Empyema = Fluid & pus in a body ...Read more


3

3
Do doctors see a lot of patients with shaking?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with shaking?

Yes: See a neurologist, specifically a movement disorders specialist. ...Read more

4

4
Do doctors see a lot of patients with botulism?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with botulism?

No: Happily, botulism is not a common disorder in the United States. That said, all doctors encounter it at sometime in their training or their career. ...Read more

5

5
Do doctors see a lot of patients with numbness?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with numbness?

Yes...common problem: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Do doctors see a lot of patients with polyphagia?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with polyphagia?

It Depends: Polyphagia essentially means excessive eating because of increased appetite. There are usually 2 main reasons a pediatric endocrinologist is asked to see a patient with polyphagia: 1) when the excessive caloric intake causes excessive weight gain, or, 2) when a patient loses weight despite the increase in caloric intake. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Do doctors see a lot of patients with diphtheria?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with diphtheria?

Fortunately NO: Diphtheria is an upper airway infection by a bacteria, corynebacterium diphtheria, which causes sore throat, fever, and a classic appearing (and somewhat nasty) infectious "membrane" on your tonsils. Sometimes just the skin is infected. Diphtheria is extremely rare in north america (and another reason to get your vaccines!). Diphtheria protection is provided in the typical "tetanus shot" (td). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Do doctors see a lot of patients with hemophilia?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with hemophilia?

Not very common: Hemophilia is not a very common disease. Hematologists and perhaps pediatrician see more hemophilia. Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that most commonly is inherited. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Do doctors see a lot of patients with meningioma?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with meningioma?

Depends: A neurosurgeon should be consulted for the evaluation and counseling for brain tumors including meningiomas. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Do doctors see a lot of patients with flea bites?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with flea bites?

Yes: Flea bites are self limited because man is not the natural host.There are many cases that are probably never seen by physicians and s ef correct if the host dog or cat is treated properly. ...Read more

14

14
Do doctors see a lot of patients with spermatocele?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with spermatocele?

Yes: This is a pretty common concern because most of them are worried they have cancer when they find a lump in their groin or scrotum. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
15

15
Do doctors see a lot of patients with pancreatitis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with pancreatitis?

Yes: We don't always recognize the problem however, see your primary provider to further evaluate. ...Read more

17

17
Do doctors see a lot of patients with lymphangitis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with lymphangitis?

Yes: Yes, lymphangitis is fairly common. Your lymphatic system runs with your blood vessels and helps transport "lymph" back from your arms, legs, head and neck to your lymph nodes as part of your immune system. Lymphangitis (lymph inflammation) is typically caused by an infection. The lymph channels can become red and painful, sometimes streaky. Antibiotics are usually needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

18

18
Do doctors see a lot of patients with endometriosis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with endometriosis?

Yes: Endometriosis is the most common cause for chronic pelvic pain. While not every woman with endometriosis has symptoms requiring specific treatment - up to 10% of women have endometriosis. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
20

20
Do doctors see a lot of patients with rhabdomyolysis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with rhabdomyolysis?

No: Most office based physicians rarely see serious rhabdomyolisis. A small number of patients on certain prescription medications will develop muscle aches and can be diagnosed and readily treated. Serious rhabdomyolisis, typically caused by severe muscle injury, hyperthermia or other serious illnesses are uncommon, but are almost always seen in emergency rooms. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers