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What kind of doctor should I be seeing if I have hepatitis?

What kind of doctor should I be seeing if I have hepatitis?

Hepatologist: Either a hepatologist or a gastroenterologist. A hepatologist specializes in the study of the liver. Some gastroenterologists have also had hepatology training. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the liver, which can be caused by many things, such as alcohol overuse, excess sugar consumption, viral infections, autoimmune disorders, certain medications, ...Read more


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What kind of doctor should I see if I have scoliosis?

What kind of doctor should I see if I have scoliosis?

Depends, maybe none: Scoliosis is primarily treated based upon the size of the curve and the age of the patient. A skeletally mature adult with a curve less than 45 degrees and not having any problems does not really need followup or treatment. If you do need to be seen, an orthopedic surgeon that treats scoliosis is the type of doctor that you see. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i would like to be a doctor, what kind of doctor should I be?

What do you suggest if i would like to be a doctor, what kind of doctor should I be?

Wonderful: That's great news. The first step is to take the MCAT and get into medical school. Don't worry about what type of doctor to be yet. Every doctor gets the same medical education. In your third or fourth year, you will get an idea of what specialty you want to go into based on your interests and experiences in school. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of rabies? When should I see a doctor if I think I have it?

What are the symptoms of rabies? When should I see a doctor if I think I have it?

Immediately!: If you were bitten by an animal known to have rabies it is imperative you seek immediate medical attention. If you were bitten by an animal such as an unknown dog, raccoon, opossum, bat you also should seek immediate medical attention because these animals carry higher risk for rabies. Rabies can be fatal and there is an available vaccine that can be used post exposure. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see if I have non-hodgkins lymphoma?

What kind of doctor should I see if I have non-hodgkins lymphoma?

A hematologist or: A medical oncologist; checking board certification status is a good idea. ...Read more

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If I have a slight scoliosis, what kind of doctor should I see?

If I have a slight scoliosis, what kind of doctor should I see?

Perhaps spinal: If truly slight, you may not need to see anyone. But to get a thorough assessment and a chance to address all your concerns, see a spinal specialist who treats deformity like scoliosis. If you have more than minor discomfort or nerve symptoms (numbness, tingling, weakness), definitely see the specialist. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I visit if I have low monocytes?

What kind of doctor should I visit if I have low monocytes?

I would start with: Your personal physician. He or she can work up to determine if a specialty consultation is indicated. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bladder infection, what kind of doctor should I see first?

What to do if I have a bladder infection, what kind of doctor should I see first?

Doctor for UTI's: If this is your first bladder infection, you can see a physician. A urine will be obtained for culture and you will be started on an antibiotic. If it is a frequent problem, more than twice, you need to see a urologist to have some studies done to see if you have an anatomical, or other, problem causing you to have them. If you are a woman, urinating after sex may be all that's needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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I would like to know if I should be concerned about any other chronic diseases please? I have seen a couple of doctors and a specialist. I am still concerned and suffering. Any feedback on what to do next ? Thanks

I would like to know if I should be concerned about any other chronic diseases please?
I have seen a couple of doctors and a specialist. I am still concerned and suffering.

Any feedback on what to do next ?

Thanks

Stay with one doctor: You have not stated why you have been seing many doctors. what ever it is you are feeling, stay with one doctor to avoid confusion and to achieve completeness in your case. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a bump kind of thing inside my neck should I be concerned?

What do you recommend if I have a bump kind of thing inside my neck should I be concerned?

See your doctor : There are many things a bump on the neck could be. Anything from a benign cyst, enlarged thyroid gland, enlarged lymph node, tumor etc. Your doctor can evaluate you and make the diagnosis. Better to have it looked at than ignore it. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see to see if my daughter could have any kidney problems?

What kind of doctor should I see to see if my daughter could have any kidney problems?

Pediatrician: Always start with your Pediatrician. They always know the best consultant for your kids. Kidney problem could be as simple as night time urination in bed, which can be treated by your pediatrician . If there is any change in the Blood chemistry or Blood in the urine etc, your pediatrician will be able to refer you to right consultant. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a fever of 100.8?

What should I do if I have a fever of 100.8?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): 650 mg every 4 hours as needed for temp. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a skin rash and i want to be sure of what it is.?

What should I do if I have a skin rash and i want to be sure of what it is.?

Yes, possible.: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I am worried there might be something wrong with my lungs. What are some symptoms I should look about for and how do I tell if I should see a doctor?

I am worried there might be something wrong with my lungs. What are some symptoms I should look about for and how do I tell if I should see a doctor?

See doctor if...: Patients with lung problems will often have coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath. If you have any of these symptoms please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What if i suspect I have a stomach ulcer, should I see the doctor to confirm and treat?

What if i suspect I have a stomach ulcer, should I see the doctor to confirm and treat?

No: Massage affects circulation and sometimes the contour of the nipple. Hormones and body weight affect the size of the breast. Weight training can affect how the breast sits on the chest. A plastic surgeon can evaluate you for options in changing your breast size, but as a physical medicine doctor, i emphasize posture, weight, and bra design as the first steps in changing your silhouette. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see if I think I need complex breast surgery?

What kind of doctor should I see if I think I need complex breast surgery?

Breast surgery: Breast surgeons and plastic surgeons perform the most procedures on the breast. Complex surgery of the breast is usually handled in a team approach for can. For purely cosmetic surgery involving a reduction or augmentation with or without a lift is handled by a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see if I have anal fistula?

What kind of doctor should I see if I have anal fistula?

Colorectal surgeon: Generally fistulas are straight forward but can be complex. Best to see a colon and rectal surgeon for proper management. ...Read more

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