Doctor insights on:
What Kind Of Doctor Sees Somebody For Sialolithiasis
Dr. Jamali gave a great answer. These stones are most commonly found in the submandibular gland, and parotid gland where stones can obstruct wharton's duct. It is frequently associated with chronic infection, dehydration but in many cases are of unknown etiology. These stone can sometimes be massaged out, surgically removed an sometimes may spontaneously come ...Read more
Sialolithiasis and pregnancy? I have been getting these whitish bumps at the back of my right check. I did some searching online and it seems like they might be salivary gland stones. I've put them in an airtight plastic bottle to see if anything grows
Visit your dentist: I would let your dentist see them. The dentist can best assist in getting final answers for you. ...Read more
Salivary stones: Dr. Jamali gave a great answer. These stones are most commonly found in the submandibular gland, and parotid gland where stones can obstruct wharton's duct. It is frequently associated with chronic infection, dehydration but in many cases are of unknown etiology. These stone can sometimes be massaged out, surgically removed an sometimes may spontaneously come out on their own. ...Read more
Kidney doctor: Depending on one's problem, one would see either a nephrologist (N) or a urologist (U). A N deals with kidney diseases while a U deals with problems with urination due to obstruction or bladder problems. If you have hypertensive disease of the kidneys, a N would be your choice. If you have a big prostate or urinary stones, a U would be the physician you go to. ...Read more
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
Oral Surgeon: Unless you are referring to the mucosal surfaces of the urinary tract or genitals (then a urologist or gyn) leukoplakia is merely a descriptive clinical term- not a truly diagnostic term - meaning white patch. The causes of leukoplakia are numerous and range from benign and irritation-type issues, all the way to malignancy. Best to have this examined and evaluated to see if it warrants a biopsy. ...Read more
OBGYN: A hysteroscopy is a procedure done by a gynecologist to visualize the inside of your uterus with a camera. It can locate an iud or identify any structural abnormalities that can then be biopsied. It is a relatively quick procedure that usually only takes about 30 minutes to an hour. ...Read more
Depends: A pediatric endocrinologist would be the choice for analysis of linear growth in kids. For males over 17 or females over 16, a simple visit to your pcp could save you an expensive workup. If the growth centers are closed on a simple xray of the wrist and hand, no further linear growth is possible. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on where you are and what you're there for. Usually an emergency medicine trained physician, but especially in smaller towns it might be a family physician or an internal medicine physician. Frequently, with a less severe condition, you might be seen by a nurse practitioner or physician's assistant. In a trauma you might see a surgeon first. The er doc may call a specialist too. ...Read more
Pediatric: Endocrinologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Brachymetarsia: See your podiatrist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Physiatrist: Any primary care doctor can field this problem, but I think a good physiatrist (physical med doctor) could be helpful. ...Read more
Depends: First question is to make sure it really is piriformis syndrome. A few orthopedic exams in the clinic by your doctor help. Sometimes, they send you for nerve conduction study. Physical therapy can be a good start. If that fails, sometimes a pain management provider can inject the region to provide some relief of pain. ...Read more
You could see a general dentist that provides orthodontic services, or you could go to an orthodontist.
If your malocclusion is severe you might be better off seeing an orthodontist, but it will likely cost you more. ...Read more
Headache specialist: Most specializing in this are neurologist who have a special interest in this. There are also migraine specialists who can help with recurrent headaches. Make a call to a local neurologist who can steer you in the right direction. I assume that you have already seen your family doctor for this and still have not gotten relief. ...Read more
Audiology and ENT: Specialist. Take care.Get a more detailed answer ›
Board Certified Pain: Pain physicians often will be requested to consult on CRPS patients who have seen Neurologists or other specialists first. This is because we have a larger armementarium of therapies that may provide good reduction in pain, reduction in pain medications and improved function. One such therapy is spinal cord stimulation. Ask your PCP for a referral. ...Read more
Orthopaedic surgeons, usually those trained in sports medicine and arthroscopy, care for osteochondritis. When it occurs in the foot and ankle, some foot and ankle surgeons (orthopaedists, podiatrists) care for it too.
Costochondritis sounds similar but is inflammation of the rib cartilage. It does not need a specialist, usually treated with Ibuprofen or similar medications. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- What kind of doctor sees somebody for lymphangitis?
- What kind of doctor sees somebody for amenorrhea?
- What kind of doctor sees somebody for alcohol abuse?
- What kind of doctor sees somebody for bruxism?
- What kind of doctor sees somebody for ringworm on the scalp?
- What kind of doctor sees somebody for arm pain?
- What kind of doctor sees somebody for testicle pain?
- What kind of doctor sees somebody for testicle swelling?
- What kind of doctor sees somebody for mononucleosis?