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What Type Of Doctor Treats Thoracic Outletsyndrom
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Otolaryngology: Some facial plastic surgeons might also, but mostly ENT- otolaryngology ...Read more
Hand surgeon: For surgery fellowship trained hand surgeon special trained orthopedist one year of additional focused training in upper extremity surgery a general orthopedist for nonsurgical care surgical care for cubital tunnel does not enjoy the same excellent sucess rate as carpal tunnel proceed informed carefully to surgery my opinion. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Physiatrist: A vascular surgeon can find & operate. The operation is notoriously ineffective in many, but not all. A physiatrist can also diagnose. Unfortuntely, many neurologists disbelieve tos because their studies cannot detect. An experienced physical therapist is best clinician to lead way to improvement & without surgery. See my discussion on chronic pain board at quora.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See the podiatrist: The routes for the foot stem from L4, L5 and S1 which form the sciatic nerve. If the nerve is irritated, it can cause discomfort - sciatica or tarsal tunnel syndrome. A proper evaluation and workup is necessary to examine other structures and provide appropriate treatment. If there is no origin of compression in the tarsal tunnel, a referral to a back specialist may be made. ...Read more
Orthopaedic surgeon: An orthopaedic surgeon specializes in conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system. Rotator cuff syndrome is a very common condition, ranging from mild inflammation to severe tearing and arthritis. Treatments may consist of oral medications, injections, therapy and surgery for more severe disease. Make sure your surgeon is board certified. Check out aaos.Org for more information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neuro or Ortho: Typically, doctors who treat cervical stenosis surgically are neurosurgeons or orthopedic surgeons. ...Read more
Foot Doctor: Podiatrist and orthopedic surgeons would be the two type of doctors that you may want to consult with. ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How would doctors recommend i treat pain from thoracic output syndrome. Or pinched nerve in shoulder.?
Yes: Thoracic out let syndrome is caused by narrowing of the space in the chest that contains the nerves (brachial plexus) and arteries (axillary artery and veins). Sometimes an extra rib, called the cervical rib narrows the space. Usually it is the 1st rib and the anterior scalene muscle. Surgery to remove the 1st rib and the ant scalene muscle can help with symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any: Any type of doctor can order this type of mri, however if there is a back problem it would be best to be seen by a doctor with experience in this condition (neurologist, neurosurgeon, orthopedic surgeon, physiatrist, some internists or family medicine doctors, etc) to make sure that this is the correct test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a cyst or tumor on my thoracic spine be caused by a serious motorcycle accident? What type of doctor should I see for this?
Dr. with experience: Should consult physician with experience in therapy of congenital lesions.Cystic lymphangioma can be treated by surgeon or by noninvasive technique by interventional radiologist with instillation of sclerosing chemical agents that can shrink the cavities of lesion. Sometimes requires combination of chemical therapy and surgery.Consistency of lesion usually depicted by ultrasound exam ...Read more
Yes: Chest pain is always treated seriously, especially as diabetes and obesity becomes a bigger problem in adolescents, along with the ever-present risk of drug abuse. Rarely does chest pain signify something serious in this age group but a proper history and physical examination will be done, followed by tests and labs if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thoracic surgeon: Some chest surgeons specialize in this type of work. ...Read more
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
Hello Doctor,could you please tell me what is the best way to treat acid reflux,i am feeling chest burning after having a meal?
Heart burn: Heart burn in a 30 year old means your diet needs some re-evaluation. Caffeine and high sugar or processed fat products can be a problem. For now take Over the counter ranitidine twice a day, go on clear broth and lower caffeine intake. Ginger and cumin help with digestion . ...Read more
Im having strange type of pain in between chest and stomach area from past 3-4 days including many burps.
Well my doctor said that its a problem?
What type of doctor should I see for recurring chest pain which does not seem to be heart related? I have been having recurring chest pains for the past 4 days. The pain is hard to describe. It is kind of like a stabbing pain. It first occured on the l
Asd - 1.1cm, lot of chest pain, nausea, nails become blue, constantly headaches very weak even when have proper diet.Doc say asd can b treat with medicine?
There may be now: Eisenmenger complex which is the reversal of flow through the shunt. You may need to see a cardiologist to determine. Once there is pulmonary hypertension, it would be difficult to repair. I don't usually disagree with other doctors but you need a specialist's opinion. Good luck. ...Read more
What type of doc to diagnose headache, fatigue, ab.Pain, neck pain, side chest pain.When no one can figure it out, who to see other than my fnp, &er doc
Moans, bones...: Abdominal groans. The above are symptoms of parathyroid disease. I would start with an endocrinologist at this time. May be able to lump all these symptoms together. Or, more likely, explain some. Attack one piece at a time. Move on to a neurologist for headache. Gi doc or general surgeon for abdominal pain. Etc. ...Read more
I am having problems breathing deep. My legs and feet hurt all the time . What type of doctor should I see. I have pains in my chest sometimes.
Emergency room: Ultimately, a primary care doctor is the type that would be a good start. All that being said, if you are having chest pain, difficulty breathing, and pain/swelling in the legs; I would actually recommend you go to the ER immediately to make sure you do not have a pulmonary embolus or cardiac condition.. ...Read more
What types of upper left chest tightness can cause an off-balance feeling? Duration is 4 months. Doctor did ekg, does not think it is cardiac pain.
I was just dxed w/ small pericardial effusion. I am short of breath and keep getting low BP and chest pressure. But my doc won't treat. why?
Pericardial eff: Pericardial effusion is never normal so the question here is: why do you have it? The answer likely explains your symptoms. Cardiac tamponade can cause low BP and shortness of breath but your doctor doesn't feel you have this. The treatment is to stick a needle into the pericardial sac and drain the fluid which carries risk (potentially lethal) and shouldn't be done without a valid indication. ...Read more
What is the best way to treat pneumonia from home? I have been sick for a week now with lots of chest congestion. Possibly pneumonia. I don't have a job and am new to the town i'm in so don't have money to pay a doctor. I have been resting as much as poss
Rolling the dice ?: Jim Henson, the Muppet creator died from pneumonia after putting off getting treated until too late. If yours is a minor viral infection this may work, as it did before antibiotics, if not there are no home treatments. The choice is yours, they will not turn you away from an ER. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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