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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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
What kind of consult would an endocrinologist give for pancreatits?and what kind of tests run?anything invasive?im freaking out,because my dr order an endocrinology consult for me for tomorrow
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Adenoids: You do mean adenoids that are associated with your tonsils, if so then i suggest an ent. ...Read more
Tendon damage: Tendon damage is best evaluated by an orthopedist. ...Read more
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