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What doctor should i see to remove a dermal piercing?

Dermal piercing: Your primary medical provider would likely have the skill set to do this. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more


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Can a regular doctor remove a fatty tumor cyst or do I need to see a specialist?

Can a regular doctor remove a fatty tumor cyst or do I need to see a specialist?

It depends on...: ...The size and location of the lipoma (pronounced lie-poh-ma) and the comfort level of your primary care doctor. I suggest that you ask your primary--they will assess and decide the best course to take. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor can I see about a hysteroscopy?

What kind of doctor can I see about a hysteroscopy?

OBGYN: A hysteroscopy is a procedure done by a gynecologist to visualize the inside of your uterus with a camera. It can locate an iud or identify any structural abnormalities that can then be biopsied. It is a relatively quick procedure that usually only takes about 30 minutes to an hour. ...Read more

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If you have a sebaceous cyst what would your doctor do for it?

If you have a sebaceous cyst what would your doctor do for it?

Watch or excise: Depends on location, size and how troubling. ...Read more

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What do you advise if doctor found large simple cyst kidney?

What do you advise if doctor found large simple cyst kidney?

Do nothing for ...: If a kidney cyst has been clinically and radiographically proven to be benign, just leave it alone to coexist with life as long as it clinically behaves with no size-related symptoms or no superimposed infection or bleeding especially in the elderly. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor do I need to see to get a sebaceous cyst removed?

Which type of doctor do I need to see to get a sebaceous cyst removed?

Sebaceous cyst: Most doctors can remove the cyst. If it's in a cosmetically sensitive area (face, eyes) the go to a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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I will see a new doc who will determine if surgery for pilonidal cyst is medically necessary. What should I say to convince him? Hurts? Growing?

I will see a new doc who will determine if surgery for pilonidal cyst is medically necessary. What should I say to convince him? Hurts? Growing?

You don't have to: If doctor finds that you have pilonidal cyst , pain is possibly due to infection , then will recommend you surgical treatment . Some times initial treatment is drainage of abscess ( I &D ) and antibiotics. ...Read more

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reoccurring ganglion cyst what would a doctor reccomend?

reoccurring ganglion cyst what would a doctor reccomend?

Recurrent ganglions: that are problematic can be excised. The key word is problematic as they are benign and not harmful and if there are no issues, no pain, no nerve irritation , no discomfort, having a ganglion is not a reason to need surgery. having a ganglion that bothers you can be a reason to have surgical excision, but many have ganglions that are not symptom causing and have them for years. ...Read more

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Should I go see a doctor about fertility problems? Which kind of doctor do I need to see?

Should I go see a doctor about fertility problems? Which kind of doctor do I need to see?

Need more info: Hi. I guess it is safe to assume you've been trying to conceive for months without success. What is your gender? If you're a woman, your gyn will know the good fertility clinics in your area. If you're a man, your partner's gyn will steer you both to a good fertility clinic. Both the woman and the man need to be evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a doctor suspects a tumor on your ovary, what are the next steps?

Can you tell me if a doctor suspects a tumor on your ovary, what are the next steps?

Ultrasound: If an ovarian tumor is suspected, then imaging studies (such as ultrasonography) may be conducted. This will give "pictures" of the ovaries and other adjacent organs and can help to decide if a mass is cystic or solid. In some instances, certain proteins can be measured in the blood, and if elevated, these markers may suggest certain types of tumors. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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Can you see a gyno for problems with anal bleeding? Or is there a different kind of doctor I should see? What would the doctor do?

Can you see a gyno for problems with anal bleeding? Or is there a different kind of doctor I should see? What would the doctor do?

Yes: See either a GI doctor or a colorectal surgeon., they will get a history and examine the anus and lower rectum for obvious cause and make recommendation. If nothing is found to explain the bleeding, may suggest a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what kind of doctor should I see for a deviated septum?

Can you tell me what kind of doctor should I see for a deviated septum?

Either...: A plastic surgeon or otolaryngologist (ENT) with experience in treating functional problems of the nose. ...Read more

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If I have a laparotomy to remove an ovarian cyst will I be out for a week?

If I have a laparotomy to remove an ovarian cyst will I be out for a week?

Likely more: In our hands, even with laparotomy, most are done as an outpatient. Recovery though depends on so many factors. Motivated patients without lifting demands in their work might get back in one week. Others might be 2 or 3 weeks? Lifting is the biggest limiting factor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I need to go to see for a broken tailbone to be removed?

What kind of doctor do I need to go to see for a broken tailbone to be removed?

Don't know what the : Treatment recommendation would be but you might be seen an orthopedic surgeon spine specialist. ...Read more

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Who would be better to see about a mole thats worrying me? My regular doctor or a dermatologist?

Who would be better to see about a mole thats worrying me? My regular doctor or a dermatologist?

Concerning mole: Although many doctors do feel comfortable assessing and treating concerning skin lesions - the dermatologist has specific and intensive training in the matter. Your dermatologist would also be in a position to biopsy or treat a lesion. Recommend a head to toe skin evaluation by a dermatologist annually. take care. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Fibroid (Definition)

A leiomyomata(fibroid) is a smooth muscle growth in the uterus that is rubbery, binds the female hormone estrogen and can grow to "epic" proportions causing distortion of the uterus. They cause bleeding, and burning pain( aka "fireball tumor") as ...Read more