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What type of doctor treats lupus nephritis?

What type of doctor treats lupus nephritis?

Nephrologist: A kidney doctor should primarily treat a lupus patient who has kidney involvement. In certain situations, a rheumatologist can treat this condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Edmond Gonzales
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Nephritis (Definition)

Acute or chronic inflammation of kidney due to infection, degenerative process or vascular disease. ...Read more


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What type of doctor treats Fibromyalgia?

What type of doctor treats Fibromyalgia?

Depends: Many family doctors are expert at treating Fibromyalgia because they see so many patients with the condition. If you have one of those family doctors, then he/she should be quite skilled at taking care of you. If your FP is not familiar or doesn't "believe" in fibromyalgia, then you should seek consultation with a rheumatologist who specializes in all arthritic conditions. ...Read more

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Which type of doctors treats autoimmune diseases?

Which type of doctors treats autoimmune diseases?

Depends on disease: That depends on the type of disease. Primary care doctors may be able to treat most of them. Endocrinologists specialize in autoimmune thyroid disease and type 1 diabetes mellitus. Ophthalmologists specialize in autoimmune eye diseases. Immunologists specialize in diseases from low immune system function. Rheumatologists specialize in systemic diseases due to increased immune system function. Etc. ...Read more

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What type doctor treats pvd?

What type doctor treats pvd?

Vascular surgeons: While trained as surgeons, we do much more diagnosis, treatment, than surgery! ...Read more

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With acute diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis caused by systemic lupus erythematosus, why would a patient have uremia and hyperkalemia?

With acute diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis caused by systemic lupus erythematosus, why would a patient have uremia and hyperkalemia?

SLE DPGN is bad.: The degree of remaining renal function dictates the inability of the kidney to excrete waste products and manage potassium levels. In any severe kidney disease when egfr approaches 15 ml/min uremia and elevated k+ levels are frequently noted. ...Read more

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Lupus nephritis and liprinosil ok treatment?

Lupus nephritis and liprinosil ok treatment?

Probably yes: There is no reason why Lisinopril cannot be used to treat high blood pressure in patients diagnosed with lupus nephritis. In fact, it may be the drug of choice in lupus patients who are also spilling protein in their urine. It may be need to be used with some caution in those patients with more advanced cases of lupus-related kidney disease as it may contribute to high levels of potassium. ...Read more

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What type of doctor specializes in treating peripheral vascular diseases?

What type of doctor specializes in treating peripheral vascular diseases?

Vascular surgeon: Vascular surgeons are specially trained to treat peripheral vascular disease both with our without surgery. This includes disease involving the aorta, arteries of the neck, limbs, and abdominal organs. Other specialties can treat some of these issues but a board-certified vascular surgeon is the best option for patients with these problems. ...Read more

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What type of doctor specializes in treating peripheral vascular diseases?

What type of doctor specializes in treating  peripheral vascular diseases?

Vascular Surgeon: Vascular surgery is a medical discipline that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems of the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems, exclusive of the heart. Interventional treatment can be both surgical and non-surgical (i.e. Catheter based and minimally invasive) and as such, make vascular surgeons uniquely qualified to provide unbiased recommendations for patients. ...Read more

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Who knows a rheumatoid arthritis doctor listing?

Who knows a rheumatoid arthritis doctor listing?

ARA society: The american rheumatolic society will have a listing on the internet. ...Read more

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Hi what kind of doctor diagnoses and treats diabetes insipidis? Nephrologist? Endocrinologist?

Hi what kind of doctor diagnoses and treats diabetes insipidis?  Nephrologist? 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 more

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What type of doctor treats blood vessel diseases?

What type of doctor treats blood vessel diseases?

Depends: If you mean vasculitis, then rheumatologists. If it's a blocked artery, then it could be a vascular surgeon, cardiologist, interventional radiologist, heart surgeon, etc. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats auto immune problems?

What kind of doctor treats auto immune problems?

Autoimmune : Start with your internist. Other specialists that deal with autoimmunity are endocrinologists, rheumatologists, and specialists in allergy and immunology. ...Read more

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Can you explain the diagnosisof purpura fulmicans and lupus anticoagulant w/possible phophosilid syndrome?

Can you explain the diagnosisof  purpura fulmicans and lupus anticoagulant w/possible phophosilid syndrome?

No: This is a question that can be adequately answered only by complicated drawings, references to appropriate testing of several clotting factors, and analysis by a rheumatologist and a hematologist. In my patients such a discussion would take at least an hour. Hire a hematology consultant. ...Read more

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How do I find an MD who has expertise in treating CFIDS, FMS & Primary Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or, what type of M.D. usually treats these?

How do I find an MD who has expertise in treating CFIDS, FMS & Primary 
Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or, what type of M.D. usually treats these?

Internal medicine: An Internal Medicine Specialist would be the most qualified person to address your concerns. The Physician may involve an immunologist and a pain specialist as part of a care team. ...Read more