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What Type Of Doctor Should I See To Diagnose And Treat My Headache
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
PCP and Eye Doctor : A view of the optic nerve and retina can sometimes give clues to cause of headaches. At the very least it can rule out some problems such as brain swelling or vasculitis. Eyeglasses or prescription are rarely the problem. Ask your physician to consider an ophthalmology evaluation as part of your work up. Some neurologist and pcps can do that exam too with a handheld device. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Repro. Endocrinology: A reproductive endocrinology and infertility or rei md can do tests to find out the cause of your hirsutism, such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) or adrenal gland disorders. Once we know the cause we can recommend treatment options. Many rei physicians see women who aren't trying to conceive as well as those who are, but some only see infertility patients. ...Read more
Where can I find a porphyria expert? what other type of doctor can diagnose me properly and what type of specialist should I see if I have porphyria.
Ent: An ENT or gastroenterologist can work this up, as can a physiatrist (although usually in a rehab setting) but the best thing is to first speak with your primary care physician. ...Read more
I have scalp pain with swollen scalp what is the cause and what doctor specialist should I go for consulting?
Scalp Pain: There are various causes of scalp pain, including trauma, headache or infection. Injuries to the head, neck, scalp, skull or brain are commonly associated with scalp pain. Headaches may cause scalp pain as the result of vascular swelling, muscular tension, or nerve pain. Scalp pain is also caused by any condition that infects or irritates the surface of the scalp itself, such as skin disorders. ...Read more
A rheumatologist: A rheumatologist is the main specialist to see for evaluating raynaud's symptoms. A primary care doctor can order many of the tests. Sometimes the primary care doctor will refer a patient to both a rheumatologist and an endocrinologist (to evaluate for hormonal imbalances). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Either your: OB/GYN or possibly an endocrinologist. Your PCP may be able to do it, but generally now as well. ...Read more
What tests do I need to take to determine the cause of laryngitis? My voice has been hoarse for a few weeks and is not improving. If i go to the doctor to get it checked out, what type of doctor should I see and what kind tests do they perform?
Longstanding : Longstanding hoarseness is a concerning warning sign, particularly if you smoke. This condition is best evaluated by an ENT physician, though you may have to see your personal physician first to get a referral. Typically a physical examination will be done and most likely a direct visualization of your throat will be done using a small endoscope. You should have this evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on severity: Depending on the severity of the injury, your primary md may be able to help you or perhaps refer you to a thoracic surgeon or trauma surgeon. ...Read more
Multiple: There are multiple professionals that treat neck and back pain, in part because they are so common. Usually a good place to start is a primary care doctor. If you do not respond to more conservative care, then the primary care doctor would typically refer you to an orthopedic or neuro surgeon. That is not to say you need surgery at that point, but they can then give their opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Interview docs: It's OK to make an appointment with a doctor and to interview them about their methods of treatment for FMS. There are some doctors who don't 'believe' in FMS and you don't want to go there. Go to a FMS website and ask for recommendations in your area. Docs who can treat FMS - FamilyDoctors, Pain Management, Rheumatologists. ...Read more
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