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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...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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What kind of doctor sees somebody for orbital cellulitis?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for orbital cellulitis?

ER, or EyeMD: This is an urgent problem that needs quick attention. Go to the er if you do not have an eyemd who can see you soon. You did not say how old the patient is but for babies, a pediatrician would be a good place to start also. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for Bartholin's abscess or cyst?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for Bartholin's abscess or cyst?

Gynecologist: Bartholin's glands are located in the side walls of the vagina. Sometimes they duct that drains the gland can become blocked and a cyst forms. This cyst may then become infected and form an abscess. Gynecologists see these often and they can be easily drained in the office, if necessary. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for tongue cancer?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for tongue cancer?

ENT, and others: Many types of doctors may need to be involved. An otolaryngologist, radiation therapist and a medical oncologist may all be needed depending in the stage of the tongue cancer. ...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 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 breast carcinoma?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for breast carcinoma?

Several: General surgeons provide surgical treatment, oncologists use chemotherapy, radiation oncologists supervise radiation treatment and family doctors coordinate overall care. ...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 fungal infection?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for fungal infection?

Several Types: Many types of doctors can assist you, in no particular order, find one that is a good fit for you and your schedule: podiatrists (foot and ankle specialists) dermatologists (skin specialists) primary care providers (your regular physician). ...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 atypical pneumonia?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for atypical pneumonia?

Options: I would start with your primary care physician. He/she might send you to an infectious disease doctor if needed. ...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 septal perforation?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for septal perforation?

Otolaryngologist/ENT: Otolayrngologist specialize in all things related to the nose. A septal perforation can be a challenging problem, so find one that has a lot of experience with it. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Retropharyngeal Abscess (Definition)

A collection of pus in the lymph nodes at the ...Read more