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What kind of doctor treats para and thyroid disease?

What kind of doctor treats para and thyroid disease?

Endocrinologist: An endocrinologist specializes in these disorders. Other physicians include: general surgeons, ENT (ear, nose and throat), primary care physicians. ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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What kind of doctor treats sjögren’s?

What kind of doctor treats sjögren’s?

Rheumatologist: This falls under the category of connective tissue disease, or autoimmune disorder, and is usually treated by a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats auto immune problems?

What kind of doctor treats auto immune problems?

Autoimmune : Start with your internist. Other specialists that deal with autoimmunity are endocrinologists, rheumatologists, and specialists in allergy and immunology. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats kidney problems?

What kind of doctor treats kidney problems?

Nephrology/urology: In addition to primary care providers, nephrologists and urologists specialize in kidney disorders. Nephrologists are the medical specialists, urologists are surgical specialists. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats parotitis?

What kind of doctor treats parotitis?

PCPs and ENTs: While a primary care doctor or internist may treat uncomplicated parotitis, otolaryngologists (ents) treat severe cases or recurrent cases. In chronic or recurrent cases it is important to rule out a blockage due to salivary stones or tumors. Ents may also perform parotid surgery (gland removal or sialendoscopy). ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats globus?

What kind of doctor treats globus?

Globus: Sensation of lump in the throat. If related to anxiety or hysteria, a Mental Health Professional can provide treatment. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats hypertension?

What kind of doctor treats hypertension?

Many: Doctors who routinely treat hypertension include family doctors, internists, and cardiologists. Other specialists may also treat hypertension, depending on their training and comfort level. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should treat metabolic syndrome?

What kind of doctor should treat metabolic syndrome?

Most!: I believe that all physicians should know how to recognize the possibility and confirm this with tests. However, as a specialist, i find my internal medicine and fp colleagues miss it frequently, even with family history. So an astute fp, im should do it regularly. If not, see a cardiologist or sports physician, or physician nutritionist to both diagnose and treat! ...Read more

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What kind of doctor diagnoses and treats favism?

What kind of doctor diagnoses and treats favism?

Hematology: You should be referred to hematology to be tested and to be advise to avoid some food , like fava bean and some medication to prevent hemalysis. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats lipomas?

What kind of doctor treats lipomas?

General surgeon: Not all lipomas need to be removed. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor specializes in infectious diseases?

What kind of doctor specializes in infectious diseases?

InternalMedicineDocs: These are internal medicine trained doctors who have completed 3 years of internal medicine residency.And following that they do a fellowship in Infectious disease and most of them are Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine and SubSpeciality Board in Infectious Disease ...Read more

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What kind of medicine treats autoimmune disorders?

What kind of medicine treats autoimmune disorders?

Immunosuppresents: Since autoimmune diseases are a diverse group of diseases which have in common activation of the immune system which leads to different complications (depending upon the disease) the best way to treat is to use medications which suppress the immune system (such as steroids and sometimes chemotherapy). ...Read more

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What type of doctor specializes in hypothyroidism and tests for other autoimmune diseases?

What type of doctor specializes in hypothyroidism and tests for other autoimmune diseases?

Endocrinologist: Endocrinologist and they are capable to order the test necessary to make the correct diagnosis including the test for autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats eating disorders?

What kind of doctor treats eating disorders?

ClinicalPsychologist: There are also Social workers and other licensed mental health professionals who specialize in ED treatment. If the condition is advanced enough tht the patient is physically damaged, they'd also have an MD appropriately trained for that part of care. A major element is targeted psychotherapy. Seek referrals from GP or local hospital. Dallas will have many good programs. Best! ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats liver and kidney problems?

What kind of doctor treats liver and kidney problems?

See below: A general internist may treat both. Gastroenterologists specialize in problems of the GI tract, including the liver. Nephrologists specialize in kidney problems. Infectious disease experts treat infections of both organs. Oncologists treat tumors/cancers of both organs. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more