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Hello doctors, what does an internal medicine doctor do?

Hello doctors, what does an internal medicine doctor do?

Non-surgical : Internal medicine physicians can work in the clinic and act like family physicians. They manage a wide range of illnesses. If needed, they can also refer you to specialists. Internal medicine physicians have limited pediatrics and ob/gyn training. In the hospital, they are the primary doctors for patient with non-surgical illnesses. They manage your care with the help of specialists if needed. ...Read more

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Need a doctor. Family practice or internal medicine. Who is better?

No better : Both internists and family practitioners make excellent primary care physicians. I would not choose one specialty over another but concentrate more on the individual doctor. ...Read more

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What problems are addressed by internal medicine doctors?

What problems are addressed by internal medicine doctors?

Int med: Internists address illnesses systemically.. Disciplines include cardiovascular , pulmonary, gastroenterology, endocrinology, nephrology, rheumatology, infectious disease, neurology and general internal medicine. The internist also is trained to manage patients both as outpatients an inpatients. ...Read more

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Can u see internal bleeding in eye?

Can u see internal bleeding in eye?

Internal Bleeding: In the eye internal bleeding can be in the retina which can be seen without doing a retinal exam, there can be bleeding in the anterior chamber and is not easily visible but can be seen on exam of the eye.Only bleeding seen to naked eye is blood under the white part called conjuctiva, which is superficial and shows as red areas in the eye. ...Read more

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Who can I go to drain an internal hordeolum?

Who can I go to drain an internal hordeolum?

Most hordeolums: or styes drain themselves if you apply enough warm compresses to the eyelid several times a day. Using some antibiotic eyedrops also seem to help, though I think they are over-prescribed by physicians in an attempt to make sure the eye does not get infected. Thanks for trusting in healthTap. ...Read more

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Best doctor for rectovaginal fistula?

Best doctor for rectovaginal fistula?

A Urogynecologist: A urogynecologist if you can find one.Otherwise a gynecologisit. ...Read more

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What causes a internal hemorrhoid to develop?

What causes a internal hemorrhoid to develop?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are very common, especially during pregnancy and after childbirth. They result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus. The pressure causes the veins to swell, making them painful, particularly when you are sitting. ...Read more

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Help please! is an internal medicine doctor or an endocrinologist the best for treating thyroids?

Help please! is an internal medicine doctor or an endocrinologist the best for treating thyroids?

Endocrinologist: the internist will be able to evaluate your thyroid, however, if abnormalities are found upon testing, he/she will likely refer you to an endocrinologist for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Which doctor would see someone for rectal bleeding?

Which doctor would see someone for rectal bleeding?

First you see: your family doctor , will evaluate first , if needed will refer to appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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Ear problem who to see urgent care or ear specialist?

Ear problem who to see urgent care or ear specialist?

It depends BUT: In most cases an urgent care physician can treat your problem. If not, we will help you see an ear specialist as soon as possible. Urgent care physicians can stabilize a disorder of the ear until you can see an ear specialist if needed. ...Read more

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If a primary care specializes in internal medicine what does that mean?

If a primary care specializes in internal medicine what does that mean?

Internist: Internal medicine doctors treat adult patients, from healthy young adults to elderly, chronically ill adults. They don't deliver babies or perform surgery.Internists are also trained in managing patients with complex medical problems, both as patients in the hospital and in the office setting. They may also have certain other areas of expertise in addition to internal medicine. ...Read more

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Is family doc inferior to specialist?

Is family doc inferior to specialist?

No. Different roles: Family medicine focuses on the whole person. Family doctors specialize in providing continuity and coordination of care. We use breadth of medical knowledge and a diverse skill set. Subspecialists provide specialized care based on anatomy (cardiology-heart), disease process (oncology-cancer), technology (radiology-x-rays) using depth of knowledge. Together, we can achieve the best outcomes. ...Read more

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What can a doctor determine from a pelvic internal ultrasound?

What can a doctor determine from a pelvic internal ultrasound?

Normal: anatomy and a wide variety of pelvic pathology. Do you have a specific symptom or concern? ...Read more

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Who do I go to for an eye infection: my primary doctor or optometrist?

Who do I go to for an eye infection: my primary doctor or optometrist?

Depends: Some optometrists are licensed to care for eye infections in some states.Your pcp also treats them.The choice sometimes comes down to who's available when you have time to be checked. ...Read more

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For a man, which is better== internal medicine doctor or family practice doctor?

Neither: Both specialties have the training to take excellent care of a man's general health. ...Read more

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Would a doc that specializes in thromboses be a hematologist? Or another kind? What is the diff b/w hemo and internal medicine doctor?

Would a doc that specializes in thromboses be a hematologist? Or another kind? What is the diff b/w hemo and internal medicine doctor?

Hematologists : Hematologists have training in internal medicine and have completed extra training to become experts in blood related disorders, including thrombosis. Occasionally there are genetic predispositions to getting a thrombosis, and these can be tested with blood samples. Internists will sometimes refer patients with these disorders to a hematologist for management. ...Read more

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I need to know who are the specialist or doctor under the obstetrics and gynecology department?

I need to know who are the specialist or doctor under the obstetrics and gynecology department?

4 boarded areas: There are four subspecialties under the ob/gyn umbrella. 1. Maternal fetal medicine.....High risk pregnancies 2. Reproductive endocrinology.......The hormones associated with women for normal function and pregnancies. 3. Oncology.....Cancer of the female specific organs such as ovaries, uterus, and vagina 4. Fpmrs.....Newest specialty dealing with pelvic floor problems related to women's anatomy. ...Read more