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What kind of doctor sees somebody for alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

Withdrawal: For a patient with serious withdrawal, they will be admitted by an intensivist, a hospitality, or the patients primary care physician. Addictionologist, or psychiatrist will admit to a treatment program with mild to moderate withdrawal. An outpatient program is appropriate for a patient with no withdrawal. ...Read more

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Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (Definition)

A set of symptoms experienced when one reduces or stops alcohol consumption after prolonged periods ...Read more


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What kind of doctor sees somebody for fetal alcohol syndrome?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for fetal alcohol syndrome?

Depends: Most mild FAS kids go unrecognised in life with mild issues of add/adhd learning problens etc. Those with heart or significant developmental issues are often followed by their pediatrician/fp & specialists as required by the issue at hand. The occasional facial features seen in the FAS require no specific followup, but may suggest the FAS to observers evaluating a child for developmental problems. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for alcohol abuse?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for alcohol abuse?

Multiple: For treatment, psychiatrists and addiction specialists are important, while the pcp can also be a great asset. However, alcoholics have many medical problems including trauma, liver, GI and pancreas probs, neuro probs, hematologic dz. These need imaging, procedures and treatment from physicians from er to neurosurg to radiology...And frequently anesthesia. Medical costs of alcoholism very high. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for alcohol withdrawal syndrome?

Support: Once you detox and are sober, you need to join a support group. Alcoholics anonymous and celebrate recovery are two excellent organizations that help people deal with alcohol addiction. I would suggest making arrangements to join a group as you are planning your entry into detox. They might be able to visit you in the detox center and help with your transition to home as well. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for depression in pregnancy?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for depression in pregnancy?

Depression: Depression in pregnancy is often co-managed by your obstetrician and your primary care doctor or psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for sadness?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for sadness?

Sadness: Sadness (which may indicate a mood disorder) is best managed by your primary care physician or a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for poisoning?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for poisoning?

ER: Usually, an er doctor will be the first to evaluate and initiate treatment. Then, depending on the substance overdosed and the treatment necessary, the patient will then be admitted, if needed, to the appropriate doctor to provide the care necessary. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for hemolytic uremic syndrome?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for hemolytic uremic syndrome?

Different docs: Foe successful diagnosis and treatment of hus a patient needs to see a nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a hematologist (blood specialist) usually. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for restless legs syndrome?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for restless legs syndrome?

Sleep Disorder Doc: If you can find a sleep disorders clinic, that will be the best place to get diagnosed and treated for restless legs syndrome. If no such clinic is available, neurologists probably have the greatest expertise among other specialists. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for smoking cessation?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for smoking cessation?

Primary care: Almost any doctor will encourage you to quit. Most primary care doctors have experience helping people quit. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for anaphylaxis?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for anaphylaxis?

Emergency: Usually someone in an emergency room since it is an emergency and can be fatal. An allergist can help with anaphylactoid type reactions that are not as serious. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for the flu?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for the flu?

Medical dr: A family doctor or an internist or a pediatrician for children. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for mononucleosis?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for mononucleosis?

Your primary doctor.: That is almost always managed by the primary care doctor, pediatrician, family practice, or internal medicine. The specialist involved is something is highly unusual would be infectious disease. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for febrile seizure?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for febrile seizure?

GP/FP/PED primary: This problem is so common (1/20 kids) that most primare care practices deal with the routein cases. In the few that have unusual presentations, prolonged events or significant parental fears, i will call on my pedi neurology collegues to help. If nothing else the process of having that second opinion agree with my DX makes everybody more comfortable with what can be a scarry process. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for dementia?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for dementia?

A Neurologist: The diagnosis and treatment of dementia is typically performed by a neurologist. Family practice physicians, internists and psychiatrists often recognize a patient with dementia first and will refer to a neurologist for confirmation of the diagnosis. Usually the refering md can then manage the patient. Geriatric psychiatrists specialize in management of problem behaviors due to dementia. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for bruxism?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for bruxism?

Dentist: Dentists can make occlusal splints or "night guards" . Do not get one from the store . These are soft, after wearing them for a while they will change your bite enhancing your problem. You want a hard acrylic dental appliance made from an impression of your mouth. When your symptoms subside physcial therapy exercises to strengthen you opening jaw muscles. Reduce your stress in your life. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for menopause?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for menopause?

Gyne and BHRT expert: Menopause can be treated by a gynecologist, primary care or physicians specializing in hormone replacement. As a physician practicing integrative medicine, I use a lifestyle approach with bhrt that works beautifully. You should do your homework about your physician and make sure you have a good relationship that can help foster good health. ...Read more

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