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Wrist specialist: Any trained orthpedic surgeon can take care of wrist injury, including hand surgeon. ...Read more
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 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
Orthopod/Hand specia: Orthopedist or a hand specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Occupation Medicine: Try seeing some who specializes in occupational medicine. ...Read more
Psychiatrist: U should see psych or psychologist even you primary care may be able to help. ...Read more
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
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
Hello I am a 33 year old with no children I have no fertility problems for more than a year I have been going to numerous specialist concerning many physical problems I have been having with 0 answers each specialist keeps referring me to someone else my
What are they?: You haven't described what your problems are. Please resubmit with a description of your concerns. ...Read more
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Urologist: A general physician may also be able to help, especially if surgery's not in the offing. ...Read more
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
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
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
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?
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?
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
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
Gastroenterology: A gastroenterologist is a specialist in digestive tract disorders. ...Read more
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
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
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
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?
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?
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 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
I'm having a problem opening my left eye when I wake up in the morning. This has been going on for about 3 months. I don't know what the problem is. Should I see my regular doctor or should I see an eye specialist?
Eye doctor: Go see an eye doctor. It is an eye problem, so see an eye doctor. ...Read more
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
What are the symptoms of pudendal nerve entrapment and what specialist is best to see for this problem?
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
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
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
Should I go to a GP first or a specialist if I have a persistent digestive problem which I suspect it’s got to do with my gallbladder?
Gullbladder: There maybe a different explanation than you think. I would start with a GP ...Read more
I am seeing a specialist about a rectal problem but the appointment coincides with my period. Will this cause a problem for examination?
Your period will not interfere with examination of the rectum. Do keep your appointment.
Wish you good health. ...Read more
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?
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