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What kind of doctor do I see for help for an overactive bladder?

What kind of doctor do I see for help for an overactive bladder?

Start with PCP: You can start with your primary care provider or ob/gyn. If initial therapies are unsuccessful then further investigation may be warranted. A specialist such as a urologist or urogynecologist may be necessary. Further investigation may include urodynamic studies, cystoscopy, imaging studies and laboratory investigation such as a urine cytology. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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What kind of doctor do you see for oab?

What kind of doctor do you see for oab?

Primary care : I would suggest starting with your primary care provider. If unsuccessful then seek consultation with a specialist. ...Read more

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What type of doctor do I need to see for interstitial cystitits?

What type of doctor do I need to see for interstitial cystitits?

Primary & Urologist: A person with bladder symptoms usually sees her primary care doctor to begin the evaluation. An ob-gyn doctor can rule out problems of the female genital tract. A urologist can further evaluate the bladder and help confirm the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis. For a man, he would not need an ob-gyn but instead would go straight from the primary care doctor to the urologist. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I see for hormones?

What kind of doctor do I see for hormones?

Hormones: Really depends on what "hormones" you are talking about, but always start with your primary care physician. A specialist in hormones is called an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I look for to help me cure hyperhidrosis?

What type of doctor should I look for to help me cure hyperhidrosis?

Derm or Plastic Surg: Hyperhydrosis of the underarms or palms can be treated with Botox by either a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see for bowel obstruction?

What kind of doctor should I see for bowel obstruction?

General surgeon: Most obstructions involve a physical blockage from scar tissue, polyp, tumor etc. You may be able to temporarily relieve the symptoms with medical intervention but if it needs to be fixed it will almost always involve surgery ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I need for hemorrhoid treatment/diagnosis?

What kind of doctor do I need for hemorrhoid treatment/diagnosis?

Colorectal Surgeon: A colorectal surgeon or a proctologist is the best to diagnose and treat hemorrhoids. Many treatments can be done in the office such as band ligation. ...Read more

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What kind of dr do you see for pheochromocytoma?

What kind of dr do you see for pheochromocytoma?

An endocrinologist: The work up of a possible pheochromocytoma should be the bread/butter of an endocrinologist, although a good general internal medicine doc would be a good substitute if an endo is not available. This tumor is rare. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bladder infection, what kind of doctor should I see first?

What to do if I have a bladder infection, what kind of doctor should I see first?

Doctor for UTI's: If this is your first bladder infection, you can see a physician. A urine will be obtained for culture and you will be started on an antibiotic. If it is a frequent problem, more than twice, you need to see a urologist to have some studies done to see if you have an anatomical, or other, problem causing you to have them. If you are a woman, urinating after sex may be all that's needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the cure for an overactive bladder?

I want to know what's the cure for an overactive bladder?

OAB: Overactive bladder is generally not treated with surgery but instead is more of a nerve issue so modulating the nerves that control bladder function is how we treat OAB. This could be medications, nerve stimulation or Botox or some combination of these. Initial treatment voiding on a schedule only when you say to go and not giving in to abnormal urges (bladder training). ...Read more

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What kind of doctor would i see for pleurisy?

What kind of doctor would i see for   pleurisy?

Primary or lung dr. : Pleurisy may develop when you have lung inflammation due to infections such as pneumonia or tuberculosis. This inflammation also causes the sharp chest pain of pleurisy. The key to treatment is identification of the cause. If your primary physician is unable to identify or treat the cause, referral to a lung specialist is appropriate. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor to see for a nervous stomach?

What kind of doctor to see for a nervous stomach?

I would start out: With your physician. He or she can determine if further referrals are indicated. Take care. ...Read more

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What type of doctor do you see for a thyroid evaluation?

What type of doctor do you see for a thyroid evaluation?

Thyroid: An endocrinologist has expertise in thyroid disorders. It helps to see one who is board certified. You can google american board of medical specialties to find out. ...Read more

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What type of doctor do I see for hemochromatosis?

What type of doctor do I see for hemochromatosis?

Hematologist: or general internal medicine. Dr. Robert Gamble 8120 Main St Ste 103 Houma, LA 70360 is a hematologist in your area. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I go to for hyperparathyroidism?

What kind of doctor should I go to  for hyperparathyroidism?

Whoever Dx'ed you.: Hyperparathyroidismal is either primary or secondary. Low 25-oh-vitd levels are one cause for secondary disease, as is renal failure.This must be differentiated. True primary hyperparathyroidism is usually almost always tied to hypercalcemia. Imaging studies may be necessary if an adenoma is suspect. Utrasound is an inexpensive 1st step, followed by a sestemibe scan. If found. Meet your surgeon! ...Read more

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Which type of doctor do I see for anxiety?

Which type of doctor do I see for anxiety?

Family doctor: Start with you personal family doctor to be sure there is no physical underpinning. Then he can recommend an appropriate therapist for you anxiety which could include a counselor, a psychologist or a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What kind of specialist would I need to see for my adenoids?

What kind of specialist would I need to see for my adenoids?

Adenoids: You do mean adenoids that are associated with your tonsils, if so then i suggest an ent. ...Read more

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What type of doctor do I see for tooth problems?

What type of doctor do I see for tooth problems?

Dentist: You need to see the special doctor for your mouth and teeth -- the Dentist. Good Luck ...Read more

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Overactive Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

A condition that causes patients to need to urinate frequently with an urgency that is bothersome. This condition can also occur ...Read more