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What types of doctors treat sepsis?

What types of doctors treat sepsis?

Intensivists: Really, it depends on your hospital and location, but in general critical care boarded physicians treat sepsis; if the infection is rare or strange, they may consult with an infectious disease physician. If the sepsis is not severe, a general internist may direct your care. ...Read more

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Sepsis (Definition)

A life-threatening condition that arises when the body's response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs. Common signs and symptoms include fever, increased heart rate, increased ...Read more


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What types of doctors treats typhoid fever?

What types of doctors treats typhoid fever?

Anybody: Any competent doctor can treat typhoid fever, but since not many doctors in the usa have seen this disease it may be best to have an infectious diseases expert involved in its management. ...Read more

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What kind of doctors treat kidney tumors?

What kind of doctors treat kidney tumors?

Urologic Surgeon: If a kidney tumor is identified before the cancer has spread, the patient is best-served by seeing a urologist with expertise in kidney surgery, preferably partial nephrectomy. If the cancer has spread, an oncologist can give medications that delay progression. An interventional radiologist may be asked to treat the tumor by either freezing or heating it. ...Read more

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What kinds of doctors can treat venous insufficiency?

What kinds of doctors can treat venous insufficiency?

Vascular surgeon: Training provided to vascular surgeons to learn about the pathophysiology of the disease and the treatment options. ...Read more

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Do doctors know of different kinds of bacterial meningitis?

Do doctors know of different kinds of bacterial meningitis?

Absolutely: There are multiple kinds of bacterial organisms that produce meningitis. ...Read more

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Please tell me what type of of doctors treat intestinal candida overgrowth?

Please tell me what type of of doctors treat intestinal candida overgrowth?

Independent thinkers: This is not a mainstream diagnosis, and i'd be cautious especially if you've self-diagnosed based on something you've read. Your best move now would be to get with an evidence-based holistic physician in your community who can help guide you through an area that i'll be the first to admit is confusing to all of us. ...Read more

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What medications are used to treat ALL, a type of leukemia?

What medications are used to treat ALL, a type of leukemia?

Combination chemo: The drug choicees are variable among different age groups. Children with ALL are commonly treated with Vincristine/ Prednisone initially and later receive 6MP and Methotrexate. In adults we tend to use Cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin (doxorubicin) vicristine and Dexamethasone. L-Asparaginase is commonly used but only in children. In Ph+ve patients Imatinib is added as well. ...Read more

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What kinds of specialists diagnose and treat fibromyalgia?

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What kinds of specialists diagnose and treat fibromyalgia?

Team effort: Fibromyalgia appears to respond to multi-modal treatment. Doctors from many specialties often work together: rheumatology, psychiatry, pain, family, etc. ...Read more

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What kind of blood disorders do hematologists commonly treat?

What kind of blood disorders do hematologists commonly treat?

Blood: Cancers such as lymphoma leukemia and myeloma. Problems with increases or decreases in the cellular blood elements. Problems with bleeding or clotting to nsme a few ...Read more

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What types of antibiotics would doctors prescribe for meningitis?

What types of antibiotics would doctors prescribe for meningitis?

Varies: The meds are usually given intravenously to assure the highest effective concentration as quick as possible. The type is guided by the suspected cause of the meningitis or cultures from the spinal fluid itself. The treatment of a meningococcal meningitis would be quite different from that of tuberculosis. ...Read more

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What types of doctors treat immune system deficiencies?

What types of doctors treat immune system deficiencies?

Immunologists: Immunologists are the primary doctors to treat immunodeficiencies. Most of these doctors are also allergists. ...Read more

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What types of patients do pediatricians see?

What types of patients do pediatricians see?

Birth till late teen: Pediatricians are trained in the non-surgical treatment of children across many areas of of treatment from the premature infant until late teens. Some focus their work in particular areas. ...Read more

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What kinds of doctors can treat a tortuous aorta?

What kinds of doctors can treat a tortuous aorta?

Tortuous aorta: We don't usually specifically treat a tortuous aorta. Doctors who might relate are GP, Internist, Cardiologist ...Read more

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Septic Shock (Definition)

Septic shock. Sepsis occurs when an infections enters & is spread through the bloodstream, potentially causing a marked drop in blood pressure with potential for stroke, heart or ...Read more


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Infection In The Blood (Definition)

Septicemia / sepsis occurs when a serious infection has spread through the blood. It can cause organs to stop functioning and in some cases ...Read more