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I Have Venous Stasis Ulcers Which Kind Of Physician Should I See About This
Treat the cause: Although a wound care center or a vein specialist can treat your ulcer, it is important to make sure that you treat the cause (venous insufficiency) of the ulcer. Treating your vein problem will help your ulcer heal more quickly and will also help to keep it from coming back once it is healed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Venous stasis is the backup of venous blood flow due to malfunctioning(refluxing) of the venous valves. These valves occur in the superficial , perforator and deep venous systems. When these valves malfunction, the back pressure builds up in the veins leading to venous hypertension and symptoms of leg heaviness, cramping or tiredness. Signs of venous stasis would be ...Read more
Best outcome: This type of problem is best dealt with by a specialist in wound care or vascular disease. The person you pick should be board certified and certified in wound care. They should practice in wound care or vascular disease as the major part of their practice, not a family doc working in a wound care center a few hours a week. They should do a workup and have a diagnosis before treating you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When you are a diebetic and your feet you have puss commimgg from a bruise what kind of doc should I see foot or primary?
If I am concerned about a possible tongue infection (candida?), do I see my regular internist, or see some other type of doctor? Thanks.
Depends: Many types of doctors treat leg pain. Many causes are musculoskeletal making an orthopod a good choice, but many are also commonly diagnosed and well treated by your family physician. Start with one of those and if it something more serious like a vascular or dermatologic issue, they can refer you in the right direction. ...Read more
What should someone with stomach ulcers do for costochondritis? I have heard from many doctors that IV steroids should get rid of it.
What is it called when you have vericose vein that are painful to the touch and also bulging out? What are some preventative test to take if you have a lot of vericose veins or what doctor do you see for this problem?
See Vascular Surgeon: See a vascular surgeon for this condition. What you describe is venous reflux disease resulting in varicose veins. You should get a venous reflux ultrasound & begin wearing compression stockings. You likely are a candidate for a therapy to cure the condition, which is most typically a endovenous thermal ablation of an incompetent leg vein. The disease will tend to get worse without therapy. See MD ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Depends on severity: Depending on the severity of the injury, your primary md may be able to help you or perhaps refer you to a thoracic surgeon or trauma surgeon. ...Read more
Hi there, are you an infectious disease specialist? If so I have a few questions about my frequent Saph and MRSA infections and what the best long term treatment plan would be.. I have been seeing dr after dr who doesn't really understand the disease... I
Fundamentally: it is going to be the break in the barrier, or other predisposition to infection that needs to be addressed. People tend to keep their same germs. It is not easy to get rid of MRSA that is sitting on the skin. It is much more important to deal with the reason why someone is getting infections. ...Read more
If my right leg is swollen and I am taking a diuretic and the left leg is not swollen, what type of Doctor, should I see : An Internist, a Cardiologist, Orthopedist, ETC. also any ideas what it might be, thanks?
I have very bad leg pain. I have been to numberous doctors no answers. What's my need step. Or what type of doctor i need to see.
Not much: Information! trauma?, vein problem? Orthopedic problem- see your pcp for guidance. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism. I want to be seen by a doctor other than my family doctor for treatment. What kind of doctor specializes in this area?
An endocrinologist.: Best wishes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there any questions i should be prepared with to ask the doctor, or test i should be getting to see what is causing this. i have a lot of doctors s?
About what?: What symptoms are you having? You don't say. Ask again and please be more specific There is a 150 character limit to questions on this forum, so be brief but complete. Generally, there are no bad questions! Make a list of what you want to know in advance. Info from your doc who knows you, beats info from the internet in most cases. When in doubt, ask! Take notes of the answers, too. ...Read more
Several choices: There are several medical specialties that focus on lympedema. In order of frequency: vascular medicine specialist, vein specialist also called phlebologist , vascular surgeons, dermatology, cardiology and family practice focus on lymphedema in their practices. All of these specialties diagnose and treat lymphedema, but there is no single specialty that diagnosis or treats lymphedema. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
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