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Gastroenterologist Consulted Management Hcv
When might a specialist (gastroenterologist or hepatologist) be consulted regarding the management of HCV infection?
Ideally all three: You will have liver tests and further testing to determine. All the best! ...Read more
I'm Currently Seeking a New PCP and/or a Specialist (pain management) Who is Familiar With TMJ SYNDROME. Thank You.
TMJ: Many Teaching Hospitals and Dental/Medical Schools have departments dedicated to treatment of TMJ dysfunction. For example at Penn we have the "Center for Temporomandibular Joint Disease." These departments are staffed with multidisciplinary specialists who work collaboratively. You may want to seek one out near you. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Pls suggest best treatment options for nsclc(stage-4) 58/f patient undergoing chemotherapy since 1yr.Suggest regarding monoclonal antibodies also.?
Restate question: Stage i non-small cell lung cancer is most commonly treated by surgical removal, or by radiation therapy if lung fuction is not good enough to allow for surgery. If the disease is more advanced and not operable, then chemotherapy is recommended. Testing for certain proteins in the tumor (alk-1, egfr for example) could be done to see if other treatment options might be beneficial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From who should we seek care and treatment options for primary CNS lymphoma (in addition to neurosurgeon)?
Oncologist: A medical oncologist and radiation oncologist should be part of the team that can help with your care. If you already have a diagnosis of primary CNS lymphoma (presumably from a biopsy), then you need to investigate what chemotherapeutic agents and radiation regimens are available. This may differ depending on the subtype of the lymphoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could use some help from a GI doctor possible physician consult recommended for gallbladder complications need a second opinion. pgh hospitals.
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
Urologist: A general physician may also be able to help, especially if surgery's not in the offing. ...Read more
Can amitryptiline be taken indefinitely for someone who has irritable bowel syndrome/colitis? Need expert opinions!
Who treats a hemmorrhoid- a gastroentrologist or a colorectal surgon? Sigmodiscopy done by gastro but referd to surgon for treatment. Why? Can't he tr
Infection: You can expect this specialist to obtain samples from you after performing a complete medical history evaluation and examination. Then to provide you with a diagnosis of the disease and the bacteria or virus responsible. Lastly a treatment plan involving surgery and or medications with regular follow up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ra patients should have coordinated care with pcp and a rheumatology doctor. Ask your doc for referral!.. Can u please explain? Whats pcp?
See details: Pcp is your primary care physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Colon polyps are removed; normal protocol; antibiotics, pain medication, and schedule a follow-up exam with primary physician w?
Yes: Sounds like a normal protocol.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Pancreaticojejunostomy for me iam 19.have idiopathic chronic pancreatitis.am taking creon,ursoidal.if pain then tramodol.
No question: I'm not sure what you're looking for, but the procedure suggested is typical for chronic pancreatitis. The goal of the operation is usually pain relief, and there is some older experiments that suggest it may even preserve some of the digestive function of the pancreas. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Pain Management: Your doc or your local medical association can refer you to a pain management specialist. They do lots of good work but please do not forget behavioral approaches such as clinical hypnosis (see www.asch.net), biofeedback, massage therapy, talk therapy, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more