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Which type of doctor specializes in Lyme disease?

Which type of doctor specializes in Lyme disease?

Infectious disease: Lyme disease understanding has become more widespread among the medical community and so family doctors, internists and emergency room doctors have experience with this. The top of the line would be an infectious disease specialist although these mostly see patients on referral from other doctors. ...Read more

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Porphyria (Definition)

A group of rare hereditary conditions involving abnormal metabolism of heme. A common form, Porphyria cutanea tarda affects the skin, with blisters, itching and rash that are worse after sun exposure. In Acute Intermittent Porphyria, abdominal pain, muscle pain, numbness or tingling, seizures, and ...Read more


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Which type of doctor specializes in autism?

Which type of doctor specializes in autism?

Developmental Peds: A developmental and behavioral pediatrician has completed a 3 years pediatrics residency and then goes on to a 3 year fellowship for developmental and behavioral pediatrics. We specialize in working with children with developmental and behavioral issues. Autism is one of our biggest specialties. A child psychiatrist will also see and treat children with autism. Ask your doctor for a referral! ...Read more

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Which doctor specializes in tongue maladies?

Which doctor specializes in tongue maladies?

Tongue issues: Tongue maladies can be diagnosed by many: primary physician, your dentist, a local oral surgeon, or a ENT physician. Suggest you take the least costly route and if needed, the dentist or physician can refer you to a specialist if needed. ...Read more

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Which sort of doctor specializes in lip/mouth issues?

Which sort of doctor specializes in lip/mouth issues?

One of four: Dermatologists, plastic surgeons, oral surgeons and dentists all know about lips and mouths, and any specific question you have will either be addressed by any of the above doctors or they will refer you to the doctor who can best treat your condition. ...Read more

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Need a doctor in connecticut who specializes in kidney disease?

Need a doctor in connecticut who specializes in kidney disease?

Kidney specialists: are called "nephrologists". There are many good nephrologists in Connecticut. Patients are usually referred to a nephrologist by their primary care doctor, who may be familiar with nephrologists in their area. You can find information about nephrologists in your area by going to: https://www.google.com/search?q=nephrologist+New+Britain+CT&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8 ...Read more

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Which type of doctor specializes in tailbone pain for teenagers?

Which type of doctor specializes in tailbone pain for teenagers?

Orthopedist: Of course it depends on what you mean by "tailbone pain". But chronic lower back pain usually is an orthopedist's domain. Sometimes there can be nerve pinching or a tethered cord, mild spina bifida, etc, but those are rare. Start with your regular doc, to rule out infection or nerve issue, then likely on to the orthopedist. ...Read more

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Which doctor specializes in hormone therapy for reproductive disorders?

Which doctor specializes in hormone therapy for reproductive disorders?

Fertility Specialist: For Hormone Therapy for Reproductive Disorders, the following Healthcare Providers may be of value to a patient's concerns: OB/GYNs Fertility Specialists Endocrinologists Family Practitioners Lifestyle/Preventative/Holistic/Age Management Physicians ...Read more

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Who is the leading expert in erythromyalgia? Sometimes referred to as mitchell's disease

Who is the leading expert in erythromyalgia?  Sometimes referred to as mitchell's disease

Genetics expert: I would think genetics expert or pain specialist would be your best bet. Mitchell’s disease is caused by intermittent blocked blood vessels which can cause flushing and pain in the hands, feet, & face-most common legs and feet. The burning pain can be triggered by heat, long standing, exertion, insomnia, alcohol, coffee, & stress. Even the heat from shoes and socks have been known to cause attacks. ...Read more

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What's a doctor that specializes in bone disease called?

What's a doctor that specializes in bone disease called?

Depends: Depends on type of disease. Could be orthopedic surgeon, rheumatologist or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor specializes in the spine?

Which type of doctor specializes in the spine?

Spine doctor : There are many types of doctors who specialize in spine. Chiropractors perform non-invasive treatments and if they can not help you then you should see a medical doctor like pain managment or a spine surgeon. Spine surgeons can be either orthopedic surgeons or neurosurgeons. ...Read more

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What type of doctor specializes in hypothyroidism and tests for other autoimmune diseases?

What type of doctor specializes in hypothyroidism and tests for other autoimmune diseases?

Endocrinologist: Endocrinologist and they are capable to order the test necessary to make the correct diagnosis including the test for autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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What is a doctor who specializes in sleep disorders md or phd?

What is a doctor who specializes in sleep disorders md or phd?

Hopefully MD: Sleep issues are a hot and profitable new area of expertise, check with your insurance company if the studies are covered prior to your visit so you don't get a huge bill. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor specializes in peripheral vascular diseases?

Which type of doctor specializes in peripheral vascular diseases?

Vascular Surgeon: Don't let the name scare you...Vascular surgeons (unlike cardiologists and radiologists) are trained in all aspects of PVD management (not just surgery) go to vascularweb.Org and search for a board-certified vascular surgeon near you. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor specializes in the lymphatic system?

Which type of doctor specializes in the lymphatic system?

Depends: Depends on underlying condition. If a lymphoma, would consider a hematologist/oncologist. If due to an infection, would use an infectious diseases specialist. ...Read more

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I need a doctor specializing in childhood diabetes? Who is best in glendale who is the best doctor for childhood diabetes in glendale

I need a doctor specializing in childhood diabetes?  Who is best in glendale who is the best doctor for childhood diabetes in glendale

Peds endocrinologist: Pediatric endocrinologist take care of the diabetes in the children. See link below for list of them near glendale, ca: http://www.Healthgrades.Com/provider-search-directory/search?Q=pediatric+endocrinology&prof.Type=provider&search.Type=provider&loc=glendale%2c+ca&pt=&locissolrcity=false. ...Read more

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What doctor specializes in infections?

What doctor specializes in infections?

ID doctor: There is a medical subspecialty call infectious diseases. These doctors are doctor of internal medicine who complete their internal medicine residencies and then do fellowships in infectious disease. ...Read more