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What kind of doctor sees somebody for muscle spasm?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for muscle spasm?

Family Doc: Usually i go to my family doctor to help me, if could not he will refer to the right specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Muscle Spasm (Definition)

Muscle spasms are typically painful involuntary muscle contracures which can occur in any part of the body, such as the neck, back and legs. There are various causes of muscle spasms such as recent injury or trauma and dehydration. Typically, patients can modify activity, rest, stretch, utilize heat or ice for treatment of muscle spasms. Rarely, patients can also ...Read more


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What kind of doctor sees somebody for muscle cramps?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for muscle cramps?

Start with internist: An internist is a general practitioner. Problem could be caused by medication causing low potassium, not drinking enough fluids, overusage of muscles, a muscle disease such as pmr etc. If internist can't find cause, consider a physiatrist (specialist in entire musculoskeletal system); or rheumatologist (joint and muscle diseases)., generally, drink more water, eat lots potassium rich foods (fruits). ...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 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 arm pain?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for arm pain?

See PCP first: Start with your primary care physician. However, if it is sudden and associated with any chest discomfort, shortness of breath, or nausea, seek immediate evaluate at an emergency room. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for tendon laceration?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for tendon laceration?

Hand suergen: Hand surgeon hand surgeon will be the best choice if could not find orthopedic surgeon and or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for chest pressure?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for chest pressure?

ER!!: For new chest pressure, go to the emergency room. Especially in women, a heart attack may not have "typical" symptoms of crushing pain. ...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 testicle pain?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for testicle pain?

Urology: You can start with your primary care doctor. In general they can get you started in the right direction and treat the most common causes. Urology is the most common specialist, although I have seen nerve problems in the back radiate to the testicle. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for bell's palsy?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for bell's palsy?

Family doc, etc.: Bell's palsy, a paralysis of one side of the face, can be diagnosed by your family doctor, internist, ophthalmologist, otolaryngologist or an er doc. Take your pick but you should go quickly and get your prognosis and therapy covered. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for ear pain?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for ear pain?

See a physician: Initial visit would probably be to your primary care provider. If cause of pain is undetermined or does not resolve they may recommend evaluation by ear nose and throat doctore. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for diverticulitis symptoms?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for diverticulitis symptoms?

FP/IM/gastro/surgeon: Internist or fp might see patient first; gastroenterologist commonly sees this; colorectal surgeon may see the more severe case. Severe cases can have pus pockets (abscesses), as well as fistulas (abnormal connections between organs), and require drainage by interventional radiologist or surgeon. ...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 ear swelling?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for ear swelling?

Your regular doc: Your regular primary care doc can help you figure out what's making your ear swell. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


Dr. Ellen Bondar
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Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (Definition)

A muscle cramp is a sudden and involuntary contract of one's muscle(s). Such cramps are usually harmless, and may result from certain medications or from long periods of exercise. ...Read more