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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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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 treats headaches?

What treats headaches?

Depends on cause: Need to know if it is migraine, tension, intracranial pressure, arteritis, hydrocephalus. If migraine, meds to prevent headaches can be employed, and triptans can stop a headache if take in time. Check with your doctor, as likely all can be readily addressed. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats autism?

What type of doctor treats autism?

An expert in Autism: Behavioral pediatricians & child psychiatrists are the most likely specialists to provide ongoing care; also some child neurologists. More importantly, the md must have much experience & a great commitment to serving autistic patients. Autism is very complex. The md needs an intimate professional longterm relationship w/ the fam & should guide the ed, behav & social interventions as well as meds. ...Read more

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Please tell me what type of doctor treats insomnia?

Please tell me what type of doctor treats insomnia?

Sleep specialist: This is best treated by a sleep medicine specialist. Although, family practicioners, internists, neurologists, and psychiatrists also can treat it. ...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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Please tell me what type of doctor treats hiv/aids?

Please tell me what type of doctor treats hiv/aids?

Infectious disease: Specialists often treat acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) ; human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. ...Read more

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What treats neuropathy?

What treats neuropathy?

Most Rx limited help: The central nervous system is made up of the brain and the spinal cord; all the nerves to the rest of the body stem from the cns, and is called peripheral nervous system; neuropathy (n) is a disorder of the peripheral nerves. Examples are diabetic neuropathy, alcohol-induced n. And carpal tunnel, a n. Of the median nerve in the wrist. Gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) tegretol etc may help but no cures, yet. ...Read more

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What type doctor treats pvd?

What type doctor treats pvd?

Vascular surgeons: While trained as surgeons, we do much more diagnosis, treatment, than surgery! ...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 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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Docs can you explain what is a doctor who treats autism called?

Docs can you explain what is a doctor who treats autism called?

Several: Those who treat people with autism include Pediatric and adult neurologists, child and adult psychiatrists and behavioral psychologists. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for rhinosporiodosis?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for rhinosporiodosis?

Nose fungus: An ENT specialist. Often one from a university. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for sever's disease?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for sever's disease?

Foot and Ankle: This is easily evaluated by a physician that has been trained in the foot and ankle. This would include podiatrists and foot and ankle orthopedists. Ask for the recommendations of family, friends and you pcp for a great place to get a referral. You can also check out: www.Acfas.Org, www.Apma.Org, and www.Aaos.Org for local providers. ...Read more

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What is a doctor (specialist) that treats hypothermia?

What is a doctor (specialist) that treats hypothermia?

Emergency: An er doc would generally deal with acute hypothermia, however after stabilization, depending on the severity, the patient might be cared for in the ICU by a critical care doc or on the general floor by a hospitalist. ...Read more