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What kind of doctors specialize in children with rare diseases?

What kind of  doctors  specialize in children with rare diseases?

Not rare disease MD: It's the rare disease in whatever area the disease exists in--the rare heart disorder, the rare cancer, the rare skin disease, etc. Fully-trained and board-certified peds cardiologists, oncologists, dermatologists, would be able to treat not only the routine and everyday cardiac, cancer or skin problems and diseases, but also the rare or unusual ones. Some will be better and smarter than others! ...Read more

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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Are there surgeons who specialize in treating moyamoya disease?

Are there surgeons who specialize in treating moyamoya disease?

Yes: Neurovascular and pediatric neurosurgeons are often involved in the surgical care of patients with moyamoya. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with oropharyngeal cancer?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with oropharyngeal cancer?

Certain doctors do: Medical oncologist, radiation oncologists and ear nose and throat doctors see a lot of cases of oropharyngeal cancer. ...Read more

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What doctors specialize in sarcoidosis treatments?

What doctors specialize in sarcoidosis treatments?

Pulmonologist: Sarcoidosis is a condition where inflammatory deposits can localize in multiple sites in the body, but most commonly the clinical findings are most prevalent in the lungs (hilar adenopathy, micronodule deposition in lung tissue). Changes in pulmonary function studies, coughing, and dyspnea might occur. In heart, sarcoidosis can result in arrhythmias, and cardiomyopathy. ...Read more

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I need to know who are the doctors that specializes in children with rare diseases?

I need to know who are the doctors that specializes in children with rare diseases?

Depends...: Each subspecialty in pediatrics manages patients with very rare diseases. A partial list of subspecialists includes hematology/oncology, endocrinology, nephrology, neurology, medical genetics, rheumatology, pulmonology, etc. Many of these doctors are found at pediatric academic medical centers. ...Read more

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Need a doctor in connecticut who specializes in kidney disease?

Need a doctor in connecticut who specializes in kidney disease?

Kidney specialists: are called "nephrologists". There are many good nephrologists in Connecticut. Patients are usually referred to a nephrologist by their primary care doctor, who may be familiar with nephrologists in their area. You can find information about nephrologists in your area by going to: https://www.google.com/search?q=nephrologist+New+Britain+CT&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8 ...Read more

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Which hospitals in US are among the best at treating thymus cancers? Prefer academic hospitals or major cancer centers. Thanks for your referral!

Which hospitals in US are among the best at treating thymus cancers?  Prefer academic hospitals or major cancer centers.  Thanks for your referral!

Believe it or not: Believe it or not University hospital of Missouri is actually first for thymus cancers including thymoma at least it was the case within the last 5 years. The important thing is connecting with a doctor you trust. Most oncologists can treat all kinds of cancers, even the rare ones, as long as they keep up with the literature and clinical trials. ...Read more

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I'm looking for doctors who specialize in adult onset Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in bone. I'm in NE Ohio and no local doctor has treated it. Thanks?

I'm looking for doctors who specialize in adult onset Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in bone. I'm in NE Ohio and no local doctor has treated it. Thanks?

Call the NIH: See if you can get in a series. This illness is rare and you might be lucky enough to get yourself into a study, which will compare the current treatment standard with something that we may have reason to think is better. Be sure that a couple of different pathologists have reviewed the case -- it's a tricky call. There are times when, following excision, it may be best to leave it alone. Cheers. ...Read more

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Do doctors know of doctors that specialize in immune disorders?

Do doctors know of doctors that specialize in immune disorders?

Doctor referrals: Look for a board certified doctor in allergy and immunology. Some allergists focus more on allergy/asthma and others focus their practices more on immunology. ...Read more

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Who are specialists in poisoning?

Who are specialists in poisoning?

Toxicologists: Physicians with specialty training in dealing with poisonings are toxicologists. However many physicians, internists, ER docs, pediatricians, family practice, are quite comfortable dealing with many of these issues also. ...Read more

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What are some treatable lung diseases in children?

What are some treatable lung diseases in children?

All are treatable: The common lung diseases in children are pneumonia, bronchitis, and asthma. Croup is a viral illness that involves the area of the airway around and just below the vocal cords, the subglottic space. It's not really a lung disease but it is a lower airway disease and quite common. Outside the us tuberculosis is a common treatable pediatric lung disease. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with bone cancer?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with bone cancer?

No and Yes: Cancer that starts in the bone (osteosarcoma or chondrosarcoma) is rare. However, many cancers - esspecially common ones like breast, prostate, and lung may spread to the bone. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with sarcoma?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with sarcoma?

Only specialists: Most doctors do not see that many patients with sarcoma, only those doctors (surgeons and others) who specialize in the treatment of sarcomas. ...Read more

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In what website I can find doctors who diagnose and treat patient with Parneoplastic neurology syndrome?

In what website I can find doctors who diagnose and treat patient with Parneoplastic neurology syndrome?

HealthTap : Which syndrome do you have and how what's this confirmed ? ( there are about a dozen paraneoplastic syndromes with neurological symptoms. www.healthtap. com/drericweisman ( available at 5 pm today if you want to get started on this) ...Read more

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I have 2 kids with lung and heart disease associated with hydrops. Any idea which doctors and hospitals are the best in usa on these subjects?

I have 2 kids with lung and heart disease associated with hydrops. Any idea which doctors and hospitals are the best in usa on these subjects?

Please, specify: Hydrops and dropsy are general terms and not used much anymore. You mention pulmonary hypertension. Your kids have pulmonary hypertension ? You mention tobacco use. I presume that you smoke, not the kidneys. Please, specify in your question the exact diagnosis of the kids and their age group and whether the disease runs in the family. ...Read more

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Who are the doctors/institutions that perform surgery for thyroid cancer with hidden scars?

Who are the doctors/institutions that perform surgery for thyroid cancer with hidden scars?

Da Vinci Robot: The procedure you are referring to is performed via small incisions in the armpit utilizing the da vinci robot (intuitive surgical). There are numerous hospitals across the country that offer this. If you try an internet search in your area, I am sure you can find a nearby surgeon. ...Read more

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Can a doctor specialize in family medicine and then do a fellowship in infectious diseases?

No: Internal medicine and pediatrics both have infectious disease fellowships available after their primary training is completed. This is not available to those completing residencies in family practice. ...Read more

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Which doctors specialize in gerd?

Which doctors specialize in gerd?

Several: For medication treatment of symptoms, primary care physicians and gastroenterologist provide the frontline in care. Generally, specialists for gerd include minimally invasive surgeons, minimally invasive thoracic surgeons, and gastroenterologists. The option/s for potential curative intervention requires surgical specialists to treat and/or cure. ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Lung Damage (Definition)

Disease or injury which negatively impacts the lungs which are part ...Read more