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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Vasculitis (Definition)

A medical term for inflammation of the blood vessels. Many different types of vasculitis exist, often categorized by what size ...Read more


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What is the specialtist to see about vasculitis?

What is the specialtist to see about vasculitis?

Several types: Generally you'll want to see two types of physicians for your vasculitis, which is a general term for inflammation of the blood vessels. The first is a vascular surgeon who can recognize all the vasculitidies and offer operative treatments for blockages and aneurysms that arise as a result of vasculitis, and the other is a rheumatologist who can offer medical therapies to slow the inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the most effective type of medical specialist to see about vasculitis / glomurelonephritis?

Nephrologist...: Kidney specialists manage autoimmune renal disease such as glomerulonephritis. If it's a pure vasculitis, a rheumatologist or vascular surgeon would be apropos... ...Read more

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There are a number of doctors out there so which is the most complete doctor to have? Internal medicine, family medicine etc.. What is the best doctor to have as a pcp? How do you determine which doctor is best for you?

There are a number of doctors out there so which is the most complete doctor to have? Internal medicine, family medicine etc.. What is the best doctor to have as a pcp? How do you determine which doctor is best for you?

Family Medicine: Family medicine doctors specialize in you! they take care of people from birth until death and deliver babies. Your care from a family doctor is provided in the context of your bio-psycho-social situation. About 90% of things you need a doctor for can be provided by a family doctor with continuity of care over time and a strong therapeutic alliance! ...Read more

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Is there a best type of doctor to oversee a diagnosis of pseudotumor cerebri (ideopathic intracranial hypertension) and how do I teach my gp about it?

Is there a best type of doctor to oversee a diagnosis of pseudotumor cerebri (ideopathic intracranial hypertension) and how do I teach my gp about it?

GP should know: Your gp should know about pseudotumor cerebri, so you don't need to teach your gp. All doctors learn about it in medical school. If you want to see other doctor than gp- you can go to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy? Please advise the name of doctor in orange county ny.

What is best treatment for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy? Please advise the name of doctor in orange county ny.

IVIG by far: And the safest most purified form is Gamunex -c, starting at 2 gm/kg, and then given every 3-4 weeks at 1 gm/kg. I do not personally know a neurologist where you live, but the american academy of neurology does have a list of local members. ...Read more

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Would a doc that specializes in thromboses be a hematologist? Or another kind? What is the diff b/w hemo and internal medicine doctor?

Would a doc that specializes in thromboses be a hematologist? Or another kind? What is the diff b/w hemo and internal medicine doctor?

Hematologists : Hematologists have training in internal medicine and have completed extra training to become experts in blood related disorders, including thrombosis. Occasionally there are genetic predispositions to getting a thrombosis, and these can be tested with blood samples. Internists will sometimes refer patients with these disorders to a hematologist for management. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor would I want to be in the care of for Wilsons Disease?

What kind of doctor would I want to be in the care of for Wilsons Disease?

Multidisciplinary: A multidisciplinary medical team would serve a patient like this the best. You may need a GI specialist, neurologist, psychiatrist and PCP to work together to help patient with chronic issues. ...Read more

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Thyroid or kidney doctor, that is the question. Who to see first?

Thyroid or kidney doctor, that is the question. Who to see first?

Depends: Depends on what you have and how severe it is. Best is to see your primary care physician. He/she can then decide for you who you should see first. ...Read more

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What is the best type of pediatric doctor to evaluate for autism?

What is the best type of pediatric doctor to evaluate for autism?

Pediatrician: And if your pediatrician needs help, a specialist in child development or child psychiatrist should be able to evaluate. ...Read more

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Patients with penile fracture are advised to see a doctor ASAP. Why is this and what does the doctor do to save them?

Patients with penile fracture are advised to see a doctor ASAP. Why is this and what does the doctor do to save them?

Here are some ...: Hi! PaulH, The professional experience has repeatedly confirmed an early surgical repair of penile fracture can better preserve erectile function, shorten recovery, and leave less penile curvature. Of course, nothing could be perfect and everything comes with a price. More? Ask your Doc. Best wish ... Oh! Let me know how you have recovered from what you suffered so far. ...Read more

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"best type" of "doctor" to visit when talking about a "research" test that would cover everything from infectious diseases to toxicology and other?

"best type" of "doctor" to visit when talking about a "research" test that would cover everything from infectious diseases to toxicology and other?

Your primary doctor: I don't know of any research test which would cover these topics. Infectious disease and toxicology are very different specialities with little overlap. Your primary doctor could get a better idea what tests you need and can refer you to the proper specialist. ...Read more

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What is the best specialist to see for sarcoidois, currently manifesting in neck, head?

What is the best specialist to see for sarcoidois, currently manifesting in neck, head?

Sarcoidosis: If you've been diagnosed with sarcoidosis, the best specialist to evaluate you is a rheumatologist. This type of doctor specializes in the management and treatment of auto-immune disease such as sarcoid. He will also recommend other specialists for you to see (e.g. An ophthalmologist to rule out any ocular issues from your sarcoid). ...Read more

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In addition to a Primary Care MD, what type of specialist should I see for very easy bruising and likely capillary fragility? Thank you...

In addition to a Primary Care MD, what type of specialist should I see for very easy bruising and likely capillary fragility?  Thank you...

Hematology: Hi member503, Regarding your question, hematologists are doctors that specialize in diseases of the blood and blood vessels. I would also note that it is not always necessary to go directly to a hematologist immediately unless you prefer to. The initial work up for the issues you are describing are also within the scope of practice of an internal medicine doctor. Hope that answer was helpful. ...Read more

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Who is the diabetes educator? What is his major? And should I go to endocrinologist or what to get rid of diabetes

Who is the diabetes educator? What is his major? And should I go to endocrinologist or what to get rid of diabetes

Diabetic educator.: A diabetic educator is typically not a physician, but is someone who has special education in the management of diabetes. The diabetic educator typically works alongside the Endocrinologist to make sure your diabetes management is optimized. A dietitian should be part of this team, too. ...Read more

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If referred to see psychiatrist w/background in consultation liaison, in outpatient setting what does it mean and what's involved?

If referred to see psychiatrist w/background in consultation liaison, in outpatient setting what does it mean and  what's involved?

C-L psychiatrist: Consultation-liaison psychiatry (also called psychosomatic medicine) is a subspecialty whose focus is caring for patients who have comorbid psychiatric and general medical-surgical conditions. Psychiatrists take c-l fellowships, which encompass areas like transplantation, psycho-oncology, hiv, acute stress and post-traumatic stress, etc. C-l psychiatrists serve in inpatient & outpatient settings. ...Read more

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Dr. Patrick Sweet III
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Glomerulonephritis (Definition)

The acute inflammation of the kidney, typically caused ...Read more


Dr. Joram Seggev
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Angiitis (Definition)

Angiitis = Inflammation ...Read more