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What kind of doctor should I see for hand/finger pain?

What kind of doctor should I see for hand/finger pain?

Finger pain: start with your PCP, as many common things do not require a specialized treatment, however if there is more detail needed then a hand surgeon ...Read more

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Please answer! what kind of doctor should I see for my ankle?

Please answer! what kind of doctor should I see for my ankle?

Orthopedic F;A doc: I am biased, as a fellowship-trained foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon, but an orthopedic surgeon can give a more comprehensive evaluation. Most foot and ankle abnormalities may result in problems in another area or may be caused by a problem in another part of the body. As such, it's more "one stop shopping" with an orthopedic surgeon. A podiatrist has a limited license to practice medicine. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see for eye pain?

What kind of doctor should I see for eye pain?

Eye care provider: An optician grinds lenses for glasses, an optometrist is a trained eye care provider that has not been trained to perform surgery, and an ophthalmologist has gone to medical school and residency and may have had subspecialty training (main distinction is surgical training). ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see for thrush?

What kind of doctor should I see for thrush?

Thrush!: If you are asking for an adult, you should be able to see your regular internist initially. If he/she feels it is necessary for you to see a specialist, then a referral could be made. If you are asking for a child, i would bring the child to a pediatrician for an evaluation. Thrush is often found in an immunocompromised person. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see for stomach pain?

What kind of doctor should I see for stomach pain?

Primary care: A primary care physician can assess your abdominal pain by taking a history, performing an examination and ordering appropriate tests. Your primary care physician can also refer you to a subspecialist if needed. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I go to for my ear problem?

What kind of doctor should I go to for my ear problem?

Too little facts: The doctor who knows most about ear problems is know as an otolaryngologist or ENT doctor. But your question is so non-specific that it cannot be easily answered. For example, ear pain may be arising from the jaw joint. Give us some more specific symptoms. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I see for toe fungus?

What kind of doctor do I see for toe fungus?

Podiatrist: I would recommend a podiatrist. This is a common problem they often treat whether it is the skin or nail. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor must i see if I have fungus in my hands?

What kind of doctor must i see if I have fungus in my hands?

Family Doctor: You should have and always start with your family physician. This is a simple and common problem that your family doctor can help you with. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see for a sore lower back?

What kind of doctor should I see for a sore lower back?

Your own: If you have a primary care doctor, you can start there. In some states, you can go several times initially to a physical therapist to aee if some guided exercise and treatment helps. Some see a chiropractor. If these evaluations & treatments do not help, you can see a physiatrist, orthopedist, neurologist or a neurosurgeon for a further evaluation and treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I see for neck pain?

What kind of doctor do I see for  neck pain?

Family practitioner : There are many causes for neck pain and your family physician is an excellent resource to begin the evaluation in ascertaining the correct diagnosis and treatment initiation. If more specific care is needed, you will be referred to the appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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What kind of doc should I see for back pain?

What kind of doc should I see for back pain?

Back pain: First see your pmd. He may send to to a rehab medicine doctor, or a pain doctor. Other options include pt, chiropractic etc.. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I go to for this ankle pain?

What kind of doctor should I go to for this ankle pain?

Specialist: See a physician that specializes and has training in the treatment of the ankle. Podiatrist or foot/ankle orthopedist. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see for leg swelling?

What type of doctor should I see for leg swelling?

Depends: Many types of doctors treat leg pain. Many causes are musculoskeletal making an orthopod a good choice, but many are also commonly diagnosed and well treated by your family physician. Start with one of those and if it something more serious like a vascular or dermatologic issue, they can refer you in the right direction. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see for low back pain?

Simple solutions: Start with your primary care doctor. Chiropractic physicians provide conservative management and can order xrays as necessary. Several large, recent studies show chiropractic is the safest and most cost effective interventions. Word of mouth referral is best place to start. American academy of osteopathy (aao) can help you locate a do in your area specializing in structural medicine. ...Read more

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