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What kind of doctor sees somebody for diabetic retinopathy?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for diabetic retinopathy?

Ophthalmologist: Patients with diabetic retinopathy are followed by an ophthalmologist for the retinopathy. But it is also important to be treated by a physician to take care of the diabetes, usually an internist, family doctor or an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Diabetic Retinopathy (Definition)

Poorly controlled diabetes can lead to thinning of blood vessels in the back of the eye which pouch out (microaneurysms) or leak. This can cause edema or scarring and lead to severe visual loss unless treated. Treatment can be very effective and this is why diabetics are encouraged to get a yearly eye ...Read more


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What kind of doctor sees somebody for gestational hypertension?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for gestational hypertension?

An Obstetrician: See an obstetric doctor first. If necessary, you will be referred to a maternal-fetal medicine (high-risk pregnancy) doctor. ...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 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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What kind of doctor sees somebody for thalassemia?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for thalassemia?

Thalassemia: Thalassemia is an inherited disease of the red blood cells. There are many types of thalassemia, some quite minor and others that can be quite severe. An internist with a specialty in hematology (blood disorders) is the best physician to see to diagnose the type of thalassemia and treat it appropriately. ...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 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 weakness?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for weakness?

Many: Primary care to start with, then he will decide like neurologist, endocrinologist, psychiatrist etc. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for sever's disease?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for sever's disease?

Foot and Ankle: This is easily evaluated by a physician that has been trained in the foot and ankle. This would include podiatrists and foot and ankle orthopedists. Ask for the recommendations of family, friends and you pcp for a great place to get a referral. You can also check out: www.Acfas.Org, www.Apma.Org, and www.Aaos.Org for local providers. ...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 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 double vision?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for double vision?

Ophthalmologist: Double vision should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. If it occurs with only one eye open, it is related to the eye itself. If it only occurs when both eyes are open, it is an alignment issue. This is usually related to a nerve or muscle problem. Your ophthalmologist can refer you for tests and further work-up by other specialists if necessary (neurologist, for example). ...Read more

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Retinopathy (Definition)

Retinopathy is a generic term for any disease ...Read more