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What Is The Medical Specialty To See About Vasculitis And Glomurelonephritis
Combination: I believe you will need to see both a nephrologist and a rheumatologist. ...Read more
What is the most effective type of medical specialist to see about vasculitis / glomurelonephritis?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bloodwork: There are many types of vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels) and exactly what you have depends on the types of arteries affected, the symptoms you're having, and your approximate age and lifestyle habits. The rheumatologist will send bloodwork to confirm that there is a vasculitis and may prescribe steroids for treatment. You should, however, also see a vascular surgeon for an opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
neurologist: Neurologist or perhaps rheumatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it worth seeing a naturopathic dr to see if he/she could lower crp/inflammation that is causing vasculitis w/o toxic meds like methotrexate?
NO proven benefit: You are free to consult any practitioner you believe may be able to help your situation, however there is no proven benefit to naturopathic approach to vasculitis. Often holistic approach just slower than pharmacologic, so if not in a hurry, can opt for that. Also, controls not the same on holistic herbs/meds, can have heavy metals / wrong agents / etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have IgA vasculitis (HSP) and unexpectedly pregnant after only 2 months of medical remission, is it unsafe to have a baby right now? Complications?
Complex: What medicines are you currently on? Some medicines wouldn't be advisable with pregnancy for baby's safety, you need to follow up closely with your obstetrician who may refer you to a fetomaternal medicine specialist and as well follow up with your nephrologist/internist, wish you all the best, ...Read more
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