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How do I find a polycystic ovary syndrome specialist in my area? Is an endocrinologist specialist the same?

How do I find a polycystic ovary syndrome specialist in my area? Is an endocrinologist specialist the same?

Endo or gyn: Specialists in polycystic ovary syndrome include endocrinologists and reproductive gynecologists. Some general gynecologists will also see and treat pcos. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more


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Does an endocrinologist specialize in only diabetes?

Does an endocrinologist specialize in only diabetes?

Possibly: Because of the large number of cases of diabetes, it seems that they make up the majority of patients that endocrinologists see. They also see patients with any disorder affecting the endocrine (hormone) system, including thyroid dysfunction, pituitary gland related deficiencies, adrenal gland problems, etc. ...Read more

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Can you suggest who are the best Diabetes & Endocrinology specialist in hyderabad , madhapur , konadapur ?

Can you suggest who are the best Diabetes & Endocrinology specialist in hyderabad , madhapur , konadapur 
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Wrong place to ask: This is a general medical information site, not an insurance site or a referral center. We are based primarily in the US and have no access to who or what doctors are available in whatever part of the world you live. Your insurance card or info should have a referral site or number. If you have medical problems or questions you are welcome to post them for a reply. ...Read more

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I have pcos which specialist is best to see gynaecologist or endocrinologist?

I have pcos which specialist is best to see gynaecologist or endocrinologist?

Depends: If you are interested in fertility, you will need to see a gynecologist. If you are interested in treatment related to weight, excess hair growth, and regulating your period, an endocrinologist would be better. ...Read more

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Where can I find a doctor who specializes in complex regional pain syndrome if im from indiana?

Where can I find a doctor who specializes in complex regional pain syndrome if im from indiana?

Specialists: Use your primary care doctor as a resource -- if he/she doesn't know of anyone, sometimes a simple google search is effective. ...Read more

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Can a regular internist specialize in additional subspecialties?

Can a regular internist specialize in additional subspecialties?

Sure : In the us after completing a 3 year residency in internal medicine (im), the internist can go on to complete a fellowship in one of the sub-specialty fields of im. A few complete a combined program and some go on to specialize in a non-internal medicine field (e.g. Anesthesia, surgery, radiology, etc.). Many internists are quadruple board certified (e.g. Int med, pulmonary critical care, sleep). ...Read more

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Will losing weight help fertility with some one who have poly cystic ovary syndrome?

Will losing weight help fertility with some one who have poly cystic ovary syndrome?

Most likely: A good strategy for increased fertility in pcos patients with excess body weight is to lose a little bit of that weight while possibly simultaneously undergoing medical strategies. It's possible to get pregnant doing just one or just the other, but combined is usually better. ...Read more

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I'm in need of a fertility Dr that can treat patients in Alabama?

I'm in need of a fertility Dr that can treat patients in Alabama?

Your gynecologist: Start with your regular gynecologist. S/He will be able to either advise you and evaluate your possible fertility problem, or will refer you to a fertility specialst. If for some reason you cannot or don't want to ask her or him, contact your local medical society; they'll be able to help you find a specialist in your area. ...Read more

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Problems in conceiving and regarding ivf?

Problems in conceiving and regarding ivf?

Vague ?: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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Which doctor specializes in hormone therapy for reproductive disorders?

Which doctor specializes in hormone therapy for reproductive disorders?

Fertility Specialist: For Hormone Therapy for Reproductive Disorders, the following Healthcare Providers may be of value to a patient's concerns: OB/GYNs Fertility Specialists Endocrinologists Family Practitioners Lifestyle/Preventative/Holistic/Age Management Physicians ...Read more

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Fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine, can I get a fellowship in gynecologic oncology afterward?

Fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine, can I get a fellowship in gynecologic oncology afterward?

Theoretically yes...: In practice, few if any physicians can endure 11 years of training and resident pay. Additionally, most program directors would frown upon the switch in direction as a sign of personality imbalance and/or unpredictability and would be reluctant to hire you after the first fellowship without a very good reason. Given that both subspecialties are now quite competitive, i advise against trying this. ...Read more

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How do I search for a fertility specialist (rei) for testing in my area?

How do I search for a fertility specialist (rei) for testing in my area?

Board-certified: Go to asrm.Org and from that site link to srei. This is the society of reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Only board-certified rei dr.'s are listed on this site. The site is divided into areas of the country. ...Read more

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