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What kind of physician treats scoliocis?

What kind of physician treats scoliocis?

Orthopedic surgeon: Scoliosis, an s-curving of the back, is usually first seen by pediatricians. They will refer such a patient if there is a problem to an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and correction. An adult with scoliosis probably would go straight to an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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What kind of a doctor treats fractures of the cheek bones?

What kind of a doctor treats fractures of the cheek bones?

Varies: It varies somewhat based upon the expertise of the doctors in your region. Fractures of the facial bones can be treated by three specialties: ent, oral surgery, plastic surgery. Not all specialists in the areas treat facial fractures, but all that treat facial fractures are typically in one of those three specialties. ...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 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 traumatic brain injuries?

What kind of doctor treats traumatic brain injuries?

Neuropsychologist: Neuropsychologists can determine if there has been any functional brain impairment due to traumatic brain injury. Based upon this evaluation, appropriate referrals to neurology and radiology will be made. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats emotional damage?

What kind of doctor treats emotional damage?

A psychiatrist: They are medical doctors who specialize in mental health issues. There are also psychologists and licensed counselors that can help. Please see your primary care provider and they can refer you. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats lipomas?

What type of doctor treats lipomas?

Your doctor will: Diagnose it properly. Then if need be, he will refer you to a surgeon to remove it. Lipomas are benign fatty growths, so they do not necessarily have to be removed. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor specializes in dealing with facial problems?

What kind of doctor specializes in dealing with facial problems?

Dermatologist: Generally facial skin problems are dealt with by a dermatologist. However ophthalmology, otolaryngology and plastic surgeons can sometimes deal with these issues as well. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see for facial fractures?

What type of doctor should I see for facial fractures?

One with experience: This is a great question. There are several different types of surgeons that deal with facial fractures. Plastic Surgeon, ENT surgeons, and Oral surgeons are all trained to treat facial fractures. BUT....not every plastic, ENT, or Oral surgeon does on a regular basis. As a plastic surgeon I fix all types of facial fractures, but the guy across the street only does tummy tucks (witch hazel) and breast surg. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats the tongue?

What kind of doctor treats the tongue?

Three Choices: There are three primary doctors who can diagnose & treat conditions of the tongue: ear, nose and throat doctor, dentist, and/or oral surgeon. It's hard to know where to begin sometimes. Also, they may refer you back & forth between themselves if you have something unusual. But, you have to start somewhere, so pick the doctor who is most convenient. Generally, i would think, that's your dentist. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats bone and joint injuries and disorders/?

What type of doctor treats bone and joint injuries and disorders/?

Depends on the cause: Bone or joint injuries are usually treated by orthopedic surgeons, although non-surgical treatments can be done by family physicians, general internists, and physiatrists (physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists.) if arthritis is involved, especially if it is rheumatoid arthritis, then a rheumatologist will usually treat this disorder. ...Read more

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What kind of physician specializes in bone strength?

What kind of physician specializes in bone strength?

Orthopedic surgeon: Physicians specially trained to help with bone problems of all sorts including bone health, disease, strength and weakness regarding bones of all types. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats Fibromyalgia?

What type of doctor treats Fibromyalgia?

Depends: Many family doctors are expert at treating Fibromyalgia because they see so many patients with the condition. If you have one of those family doctors, then he/she should be quite skilled at taking care of you. If your FP is not familiar or doesn't "believe" in fibromyalgia, then you should seek consultation with a rheumatologist who specializes in all arthritic conditions. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats the moles?

What type of doctor treats the moles?

Dermatologist: www.aad.org/find-a-derm a dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in treating conditions that affect the skin, hair, and nails. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats the tongue?

Tongue doctor?: Several doctors can assist you: your physician, your dentist, a local oral surgeon, or an otolaryngologist (ENT) physician specialist. I would start with your dentist. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more


Dr. John Christophel
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