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Problems with an injured wrist. Is there a wrist specialist type?

Problems with an injured wrist. Is there a wrist specialist type?

Wrist specialist: Any trained orthpedic surgeon can take care of wrist injury, including hand surgeon. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose and treat emotional eating? How do you diagnose and treat emotional eating? What types of specialists should I see and what are some healthy habits I can adopt to combat the problem?

How do you diagnose and treat emotional eating? How do you diagnose and treat emotional eating? What types of specialists should I see and what are some healthy habits I can adopt to combat the problem?

First: First step would be to visit a psychologist or psychiatrist to get a mental health evaluation for emotional eating. There are different diagnoses in the mental health field that will include abnormal eating habits and treatments can be different in each case.
You must control "stress" as part of tackling emotional eating; practice relaxation techniques or even yoga. Other suggestions involve stocking up on healthy foods and don't stock up on the unhealthy foods, find other distractions from eating such as exercise/take a walk/listen to music or watch something, and talk with trusted others (because seeking support will calm down emotions). ...Read more

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Which type of specialist do I see for a hip muscle problem?

Which type of specialist do I see for a hip muscle problem?

Ortho Sports Med: An orthopaedic sports medicine specialist is probably the best suited physician to help you with your hip muscle problem. ...Read more

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What kind of specialist should I seek if I have a lymphedema problem?

What kind of specialist should I seek if I have a lymphedema problem?

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 more

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What do I do, when every dr. I've seen can't figure out what's going on with me?? (FYI- I have multiple health problems already...& I do see a couple world-renowned specialists). & now my labs are not making a lot of sense to them. I'm suffering a lot mo

What do I do, when every dr. I've seen can't figure out what's going on with me?? (FYI- I have multiple health problems already...& I do see a couple world-renowned specialists). & now my labs are not making a lot of sense to them. I'm suffering a lot mo

Alternative Medicine: Suffering female has world-class physician specialists stymied; so rational therapies forestalled. Might be time to consult world-class practitioners of Alternative & Complementary Medicine. Mind, brain, nerve, immune & endocrine systems interconnected. Intricate dysfunctional relationships not always measurable. Modified behaviors, attitudes, exercise & nutrition can rebalance complex functions. ...Read more

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Which specialist treats mens' sexual problems?

Which specialist treats mens' sexual problems?

Urologist: A doctor specializing in urology is the proper person to see regarding sexual function problems. ...Read more

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Constant anxiety problems, what kind of specialist should I see about this?

Constant anxiety problems, what kind of specialist should I see about this?

Psychiatrist: U should see psych or psychologist even you primary care may be able to help. ...Read more

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How can you treat anger problems without going to a specialist?

How can you treat anger problems without going to a specialist?

Some tips: Count to ten before acting on the urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you are calmer. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for dealing with anger. ...Read more

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I have seen a GI dr for 4 mo w/o results, are there many GI problems hormonally related? My symptoms keep changing, which specialist do I need?

I have seen a GI dr for 4 mo w/o results, are there many GI problems hormonally related? My symptoms keep changing, which specialist do I need?

Many more factors: If you have seen GI doctors and done endoscopy or colonoscopy and did not find any problems, then it could be due to due to hormonal or psychological or so many other things. You might wanna read about irritable bowel syndrome if this fits your symptoms. Some people get changing symptoms due to stress as well. ...Read more

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What specialist treats cervical spine problems?

What specialist treats cervical spine problems?

Spine specialists: These include neurosurgeons, pain doctors, rehab doctors, orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists. ...Read more

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What is the best specialist in treating cervical spine problems?

What is the best specialist in treating cervical spine problems?

Spine specialist: Spine specislist.... Spinal surgeon. I think that the initial evaluation should begin with your family doctor. There are many causes of neck pain. Once the correct diagnosis is established then if needed you will be referred to the appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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When to see a specialist doctor for a health problem?

Specialist: Your best bet is to see your primary care physician, who knows you best. If they feel you need referral, then see the specialist. ...Read more

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To which specialist do I can consult my TMJ problem? Orthodontic?

To which specialist do I can consult my TMJ problem? Orthodontic?

Depends on cause: An Orthodontist, an Oral Surgeon, or a General Dentist with interest in treating TMJ Dysfunction, is a good starting place. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about orthopedic problem that specialist does not want to address to my satisfaction?

Can you tell me about orthopedic problem that specialist does not want to address to my satisfaction?

If not satisfied: I would get a second opinion from an ortho outside of the group your present surgeon practices. ...Read more

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I am have problem when I eat or drink or even temperature is cold, I start to cough. What should I do? Do I need to check with any specialist?

I am have problem when I eat or drink or even temperature is cold, I start to cough. What should I do? Do I need to check with any specialist?

Reactive airway: Perhaps a trial of leukotriene - Singulair (Montelukast) would ease up your airway reactivity. Go see a pulmonologist, there are a few different inhaled and oral medicines that could help this reaction in your windpipes ...Read more

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My grandmother has a low bp of 94/36 and her feet have started to swell. She is awaiting to be seen by a specialist. What could the problem be?

My grandmother has a low bp of 94/36 and her feet have started to swell. She is awaiting to be seen by a specialist. What could the problem be?

Concern: It could be congestive heart failure if accompanied with DOE or orthopnea or sign of systemic failure like in sepsis or Systemic inflammatory or sign of volume depletion like in GI bleeding or dehydration ...Read more

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I'm going to a blepharitis specialist tomorrow to treat my problem, what exactly should I expect from this visit? What kinda testing will he do?

I'm going to a blepharitis specialist tomorrow to treat my problem, what exactly should I expect from this visit? What kinda testing will he do?

Exam and treatment: It's good you are seeing the specialist. Blepharitis can be a chronic and recurrent problem. He will exam you to determine if you have an infection that needs an antibiotic or if you have dry eyes. Topical drops and compreses will help. Ask about taking flaxseed oil capsules by mouth. ...Read more

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Can I show a ENT specialist for my lisp problem (specially while pronouncing 's', 'z', 'r', 'l', etc...)?

Can I show a ENT specialist for my lisp problem (specially while pronouncing 's', 'z', 'r', 'l', etc...)?

Speech therapist: Unless you have some anatomic abnormalities, better to go see a speech therapist for a lisp, rather than ent. If you have a surgical condition, then ENT is perfect. But speaking w/lisp is not usually considered surgical unless you have anatomic issues. So go see speech therapist instead. ...Read more

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What kind of specialist doctor is there for someone with stomach problems?

What kind of specialist doctor is there for someone with stomach problems?

Gastroenterology: A gastroenterologist is a specialist in digestive tract disorders. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 1mg Ativan (lorazepam) 2x/day today by a specialist who knows I take 10mg Percocet 5x/day. I've read that it is not safe to mix the two and I don't want to cause more problems than I have already. Is this safe? What could happen? Suggesti

I was prescribed 1mg Ativan (lorazepam) 2x/day today by a specialist who knows I take 10mg Percocet 5x/day. I've read that it is not safe to mix the two and I don't want to cause more problems than I have already. Is this safe? What could happen? Suggesti

Talk with doctor: The combination of opiates (Percocet) and benzodiazepines (Ativan) can depress respiratory function and be a problem. They are frequently used together however. Adding a sleep aid such as Ambien (zolpidem) makes this even more risky (think of Heath Ledger) so you should discuss your concerns with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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My 1 1/2 yr old son can't poop without laxitives has had problem since 4mos old. In process of finding specialist. What could be wrong?

My 1 1/2 yr old son can't poop without laxitives has had problem since 4mos old. In process of finding specialist. What could be wrong?

Constipation: Without knowing more details about your child's history - diet, stooling habits, growth and previous interventions …etc it is impossible to know for certain. How many hours old was your child when they had their first BM? What is the stool like (hard, soft, large). What is their diet like? How much water do they drink? How much milk does he drink? These answers and more will help the doc find answ ...Read more

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I have a tumor on my adrenal gland. I can't see a specialist for 4 months. Worried if this is cancer that the delay could cause me more problems.

I have a tumor on my adrenal gland. I can't see a specialist for 4 months. Worried if this is cancer that the delay could cause me more problems.

Read imaging report: Many tumors found incidentally on the adrenal gland are not cancerous. If this is the case, there are classic imaging characteristics that would lean toward a non cancerous diagnosis for which it would be ok to wait for the specialist. If the report does not mention benign characteristics, I would not wait to get clarification from a specialist. ...Read more

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Ongoing vaginal problem. Yeast showed on 3rd test. Can't use fluconazole. Canesten made worse. Now a rash. Seen Dr. 3 xs, specialist 1ce. Any advice?

Ongoing vaginal problem. Yeast showed on 3rd test. Can't use fluconazole. Canesten made worse. Now a rash. Seen Dr. 3 xs, specialist 1ce. Any advice?

Gynezole: Your doctor may want to culture the yeast and determine which species of candida you are growing. Gynezole tends to cover more species than other yeast medications. Once the species is identified there are many protocols for treatment of recurrent yeast. ...Read more

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Wat can cause knee pains and pain around the knee the leggs up to the buttocks. I been to doctors, specialist n theraphy and the can't find the problem?

Wat can cause knee pains and pain around the knee the leggs up to the buttocks. I been to doctors, specialist n theraphy and the can't find the problem?

Most likely sciatica: Pain in buttocks and legs is most likely sciatica or a pinched nerve in lower back. Less likely a problem with both hips or knees can mimic these findings. ...Read more

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My feet are numb, feels like I'm walking on rocks. Have sharp pain running up my heals and top of my feet. Went to a specialist, x-rays are find, they don't know what the problems is.

My feet are numb, feels like I'm walking on rocks. Have sharp pain running up my heals and top of my feet. Went to a specialist, x-rays are find, they don't know what the problems is.

There: There are a lot of causes for numbness in the feet. If it's both feet, chances are the cause is systemic, like diabetes, anemia, thyroid disease, or some other kind of systemic problem.

A full work-up, including blood tests and a neurological examination is required. While numbness is usually not a symptom of poor circulation, vascular testing may also be advised.

You can start with a podiatrist or your primary care physician to get a better idea on what type of specialist to go to based on the tests I noted above. ...Read more

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Can dizziness be caused by psychosomatic illness? Been to ENT and balance specialist. Both said they don't think I have ear problem. I do have anxiety

Can dizziness be caused by psychosomatic illness? Been to ENT and balance specialist. Both said they don't think I have ear problem. I do have anxiety

Dizziness: Anxiety can produce all kinds of physical symptoms, & dizziness is a very common one. Other things can cause these also, which is why physical and other diagnostic exams are done too! psychosomatic means your body and mind are connected, not that anything is imagined. The best news: relief from anxiety is possible -- cognitive behavioral therapy (& meds if needed.) meditation & yoga help too. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pudendal nerve entrapment and what specialist is best to see for this problem?

What are the symptoms of pudendal nerve entrapment and what specialist is best to see for this problem?

Burning/Pain: Not many physicians in the US specialize in this.
Here are some resources
http://www. Surgicalhospital. Com/services/procedures/pudendal_nerve_release. Shtml
www. Pelvicpain. Org
http://www. Oswego. Edu/~msheppar/isc325/spuninfo/physician. Html
www. Pudendalhope. Inf0 ...Read more

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My friend has a lump in his rib cage. What kind of specialist I need to see? What do you think is the problem?

My friend has a lump in his rib cage. What kind of specialist I need to see? What do you think is the problem?

Your friend: Needs to see a regular doctor first as they can determine if the lump is from inside growing out or just from outside like a sebaceous cyst or a lipoma then your friend can be sent to the proper specialist who deals with that lump, either regular surgeon or a dermatologist, etc.. ...Read more

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Weight lifting causes lightheadedness, inturn causes digestion problems. Wat could be the issue. Which specialist to consult?

Weight lifting causes lightheadedness, inturn causes digestion problems. Wat could be the issue. Which specialist to consult?

Not following you: I don't see a direct connection between LIGHTHEADEDNESS and DIGESTION PROBLEMS. You'll have to specify a bit more. Lightheadedness from weightlifting should resolve in short order after the exercise is done. If it doesn't then, it's probably not the weightlifting causing the problem. Digestion problems to me suggests acid reflux, GI motility issues, bowel issues, totally unrelated. PMD can help. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is changing a lot within a day from 90/60 to 137/83. Can you please tell me if this is a problem and if I should see a specialist?

My blood pressure is changing a lot within a day from 90/60 to 137/83. Can you please tell me if this is a problem and if I should see a specialist?

BP: If the change is due an activity or anxiety etc, these kind of changes within certain limits are not that abnormal, . but hypertension or low blood pressures may need evaluation by a cardiologist. These levels are not that high or very low, but 90/60 is slightly low. ...Read more

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Problems with genital area odor, what kind of specialist do I need to see?

Problems with genital area odor, what kind of specialist do I need to see?

Genital odor: A family physician should be able to help with this. What type of odor?? - yeasty?? or urine or stool odor?? -If you are overweight you may have a yeast infection in your skin folds. Given your age incontinence should usually NOT be an issue. Mucusy stools may cause an odor but be rather obvious. Certain STD's can cause discharges with odors. Good luck ...Read more

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