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What kind of doctor should he see for pain on the muscle at your temple?

What kind of doctor should he see for pain on the muscle at your temple?

Primary, neurologist: Initially your primary care doctor. If it continues after his/her treatment recommendations or there are other factors involved, you may need a neurologist. ...Read more

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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


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What type of doctor do I see about this temple swelling?

What type of doctor do I see about this temple swelling?

Hard to say: As a swelling around the temple could represent a sebaceous cyst which either a general surgeon or dermatologist could deal with. It could represent a dilation of your temporal artery which a vascular surgeon would manage. It could represent a bony prominence that an orthopedic surgeon would deal with. It could even present a lymph node that many different specialists may deal with. ...Read more

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Suspect inflammation of a muscle. What kind of doctor should I see?

Suspect inflammation of a muscle. What kind of doctor should I see?

Your generalist: Your primary care physician will decide if there is a need for a specialist. Most muscle conditions are self limited, while few might need specialized care, including a possible biopsy. ...Read more

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What kind of Doctor should I see if I have muscle weakness in my quadriceps.

What kind of Doctor should I see if I have muscle weakness in my quadriceps.

Sports medicine: Typically we need more history. Was there prior trauma, radicalization or knee arthritis or surgery that caused the weakness ? There are other less common possibilities as well. A sports medicine doc or Orthopedist can help with diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Waking with stiff legs and mild soreness in lower leg muscles that doesn't seem to get better even with rest. What kind of doctor should I see?

Waking with stiff legs and mild soreness in lower leg muscles that doesn't seem to get better even with rest. What kind  of doctor should I see?

Evaluation: Start with primary care physician. If you are sore from exercises , the problem will get resolved on its own in a few days. Difficult to advise, very little information has been provided. ...Read more

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What kind of specialist doctor I should see if I am suspecting an internal muscle injury?

What kind of specialist doctor I should see if I am suspecting an internal muscle injury?

Different kinds: The doctors that typically deal with muscle injuries would be orthopedists and physiatrists (specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation). Sports medicine doctors would also be qualified to deal with this. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor to see for muscle strain?

What kind of doctor to see for muscle strain?

Muscle Strain: See an orthopedist or sports medicine specialist. They will be able to evaluate your injury and provide a treatment plan for you. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I think a hamstring muscle is stuck in a contracted state. What type of doctor can I see for this?

I think a hamstring muscle is stuck in a contracted state. What type of doctor can I see for this?

Ortho/Sports med: An evaluation by an orthopedic or sports medicine specialist would be a good place to start in order to diagnose what sounds like a musculoskeletal problem in your leg. The reasons for leg muscles to cramp can be multiple, and there are other causes for a person to suddenly lose range of motion in the leg which need to be evaluated in the office on examination. ...Read more