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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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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...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 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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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 type of doctor treats low cholesterol?

What type of doctor treats low cholesterol?

Cholesterol : A good start would be your family doctor. They can recommend treatment or refer you. Usually cardiologist treat cholesterol. There are endocrinologist that also treat it as well as preventive medicine specialist . Generally low cholesterol is not treated unless your HDL is low. ...Read more

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What type of doctor typically treats osteoporosis?

What type of doctor typically treats osteoporosis?

Many: Start first with your primary care physician. He/she is the one who knows you best. If necessary, she/he will refer you to the appropriate specialist (endo, gyn, rheumatologists, orthopedic, women health...). It's very important to try to find the cause of the osteoporosis rather than just jump directly to treatment. ...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 lupus nephritis?

What type of doctor treats lupus nephritis?

Nephrologist: A kidney doctor should primarily treat a lupus patient who has kidney involvement. In certain situations, a rheumatologist can treat this condition. ...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 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 the tongue?

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

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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 diabetic foot infections and ulcers?

What kind of doctor treats diabetic foot infections and ulcers?

Multiple factors: Wound care requires multi-discipline input for proper infection control and wound healing. There are multiple modalities and multiple strategies to get a wound infection resolved and closed but it takes a knowledgeable well trained specialist to know when to implement the appropriate treatment during the course of wound healing using evidenced based medicine. ...Read more

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Hi what kind of doctor diagnoses and treats diabetes insipidis? Nephrologist? Endocrinologist?

Hi what kind of doctor diagnoses and treats diabetes insipidis?  Nephrologist? Endocrinologist?

Diab Insipidis: Both nephrologist and endocrinologist can diagnose and treat this condition. There are two forms of DI. One is a pituitary deficiency of vasopressin. The second is kidney hyporesponse to vasopressin. Both are usually treated with exogenous vasopressin, though using HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) with low salt diet can also be used. Testing involves water deprivation testing - avoiding any fluid x 12 hours with urine test ...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 sees somebody for diabetic retinopathy?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for diabetic retinopathy?

Ophthalmologist: Patients with diabetic retinopathy are followed by an ophthalmologist for the retinopathy. But it is also important to be treated by a physician to take care of the diabetes, usually an internist, family doctor or an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats blood vessel diseases?

What type of doctor treats blood vessel diseases?

Depends: If you mean vasculitis, then rheumatologists. If it's a blocked artery, then it could be a vascular surgeon, cardiologist, interventional radiologist, heart surgeon, etc. ...Read more