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Nephrologist Vs Endocrinologist
Diab Insipidis: Both nephrologist and endocrinologist can diagnose and treat this condition. There are two forms of DI. One is a pituitary deficiency of vasopressin. The second is kidney hyporesponse to vasopressin. Both are usually treated with exogenous vasopressin, though using HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) with low salt diet can also be used. Testing involves water deprivation testing - avoiding any fluid x 12 hours with urine test ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nephrology is the study of the kidney: its structure, its function, and its diseases. The kidney is an incredibly complex organ that participates in a large number of essential bodily functions. Nephrologists are fellowship trained after completing an internal medicine residency, and they are experts in non-surgical treatment of the ...Read more
U C Davis: If you are in modesto, you are not far from u c davis med center and they have fellowship trained endocrinologists as well as neurosurgeons who can help with pituitary tumors. They will be well experienced and will understand your disease problems and needs. ...Read more
Not much: Medical oncologists are trained through to diagnose and treat cancer using internal medicine (i.e. With medications, or chemotherapy). Many medical oncologists also receive training in hematology (the study of blood diseases) since the two are closely linked - thus, they are hematology/oncology certified (heme/onc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hx of cardiac paraganglioma. Removed june 2012. Should i seek an oncologist's care in conjunction with my endocrinologist?
Here are some...: Nephrologist is specialized in adjusting & applying drugs in treating any kidney diseases leading to kidney failure, and urologists are dealing with other conditions of urinary tracts like any blockage, tumors, stones, etc. of kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra, or men's organs. In short, nephrologist is a sub-specialist of internal medicine and urologist, that of surgery. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Ideally all three: You will have liver tests and further testing to determine. All the best! ...Read more
Just confirmed 10.5 calcium and 108 PTH. Do I need to see endocrinologist or proceed directly to an endocrine surgeon to discuss parathyroid surgery?
What's ur VitD level: Your clinician should check a 25-OH vitamin D level, as vitamin D deficiency can cause secondary hyperparathyroidism. If normal, your clinician should order an ultrasound of the neck to assess for parathyroid adenomas, - if +, then a head and neck surgery referral would be appropriate. If -, then an endocrinology referral would be indicated. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Same: "clinical" usually means a doctor who works in the clinical setting, ie seeing patients. A medical oncologist is a doctor who treats cancer patients with medications and chemotherapy. A "clinical" oncologist probably means the same thing, although it's not a term i've heard used very much. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nephrologist: Types 1 and 4 RTA can be treated by a nephrologist who will first identify what the underlying cause is. ...Read more
I am 19 with delayed male development, what type of specialist would best treat my condition pediatric endocrinologist, urologist ect?
Which doctor should we see for high blood sugar in kids mayb3 diabetes? A endocrinologist, or pediatric endocrinologist? Or pediatrician ?
Interesting!: I'm wondering about the reason for your question. The one place they will commonly overlap is in treatment of childhood brain tumors. Both pediatric neurologists and pediatric oncologists become pediatric neuro-oncologists, doctors who specialize in brain tumor treatment. And in my experience, they both do an excellent job of it! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
After starting hrt, testosterone first, my kidney function fell. Creatinine 1.55 mg/dl [0.60-1.35] egfr 66. What's best to ask new endocrinologist?
Coincidence: Not related. See a nephrologist instead.Get a more detailed answer ›
An ACE INHIBITOR : Try an ACE INHIBITOR such as prendropril or lisinopril. But see a good nephrologist, kidney doctor, for monitoring polycystic kidney disease. Follow up with doctor is key and control blood pressure. People with polycystic kidney disease can also get liver and brain cysts. Therefore please ask doctor for a plan to watch out for those problems as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For 55+ female, how should early/mid stage kidney disorder or kidney stone affect CBC & serum creatinine results ?
What's the difference between a pediatric oncologist nurse and a pediatric oncologist practitioner?
Years of training: Nurses: RN, BSN, MSN can care for patients under the supervision of a "practitioner" which could be a physician or a nurse practitioner A nurse practitioner has extra years of school and clinical training to become an independent practitioner. PA, a physician's assistant can be an independent practitioner. NPs can run a clinic and see patients. They often work on a team with a doctor. ...Read more
"Lipomatic"/diabetes: Forget about "lipomatic" - work on the diabetes. I presume the 50 year old with diabetes has not been carefully told how to care for her diabetes. She should see a dietitian and gradually rid herself of diabetes. YES, that should be the goal! Once that happens she will tell all her family and friends! ...Read more
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