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Who treats appendicitis?

Who treats appendicitis?

General Surgeons: Appendectomy is the "bread-and-butter" surgery of general surgeons (available 24-7). ...Read more

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Rickets (Definition)

A condition that causes the bones of children to soften and weaken, usually because of an extreme and ...Read more


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Who treats sinusitis?

Who treats sinusitis?

Sinusitis: Hello. Any doctor or physician extender such as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant can treat sinusitis. An ENT doctor is a specialist in sinonasal disorders who can treat sinusitis with aggressive medicine or possibly with surgery. ...Read more

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A physician who treats bones and bone diseases? 

A physician who treats bones and bone diseases? 

Endocrinologists: Pediatric and adult endocrinologists are trained to care for patients with metabolic bone disease. Rheumatologists also treat bone diseases. ...Read more

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Best treatment for someone who has prader-willi syndrome?

Best treatment for someone who has prader-willi syndrome?

Supportive: Growth hormone, a structured environment, airway pressure for the sleep apnea. Sooner or later, we'll find the hormonal basis of the food cravings and be able to fix it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Who treats extremity trauma?

Who treats extremity trauma?

We all do.: If its just a flesh wound and not serious see your doc. If its serious see your local ed. If it needs surgical repair a surgeon may do that. If bone broke or tendons loose, orthopod ( bone surgeon) fix. ...Read more

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Who deals with rheumatology?

Who deals with rheumatology?

Rheumatologist: Rheumatologists are doctors who study and treat autoimmune and mechanical diseases of joints, connective tissue, and muscle. Rheumatology is the study of these diseases. ...Read more

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Please help to find someone who treats distal arthrogryposis.?

Please help to find someone who treats distal arthrogryposis.?

Arthrogryposis: This condition is best managed by a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. I recommend trying to locate a shriner's hospital close to you. They provide care free of charge, and tend to see an treat a lot of kids with conditions like is. They're easy to locate online. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does anyone know a podiatrist who specializes in children's feet problems?

Does anyone know a podiatrist who specializes in children's feet problems?

Sure: I have no idea where you live though. Most podiatrists can help with childrens feet. There are a couple who even subspecialize in kids. If you go to oa regular podiatrist and they can't help you - they would be more than happy to refer you to a colleague who handles difficult cases. ...Read more

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Are there surgeons who specialize in treating moyamoya disease?

Are there surgeons who specialize in treating moyamoya disease?

Yes: Neurovascular and pediatric neurosurgeons are often involved in the surgical care of patients with moyamoya. ...Read more

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What special issues face older adults who have dialysis?

What special issues face older adults who have dialysis?

Multiple issues: Older adults on dialysis tend to be sicker and have more associated health problems. This may adversely affect how well they do on dialysis. In addition, placing a good fistula for access may be more challenging as their veins may be small and scarred or "used up" from previous ivs or medical procedures. ...Read more

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Are there specialists who deal with patiets who have phobias visiting doctors?

Are there specialists who deal with patiets who have phobias visiting doctors?

Yes: Psychiatrists are the medical doctors who specialize in phobias. Don't worry, they are not like other doctors, they're tools are conversation (not blood draws and x-rays). Psychologists also deal with phobias, and are often less expensive than psychiatrists. ...Read more

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Who are people called osteopaths?

Who are people called osteopaths?

Similar to MD's: While osteopaths started with the belief that treating bone misalignments was key to healing, over time they have become nearly identical to md's in their training & philosophy. However, they go to osteopathic medical schools & are given a do degree. They have the same legal standing as md's.Osteopaths are a bit more likely to become family doctors. A minority do practice osteopathic manipulation. ...Read more

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How to treat people who suffered bipolar disorder?

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How to treat people who suffered bipolar disorder?

Excellent prognosis: Accurate diagnosis is the fundamental first step. A specialist in the treatment of depression and bipolar illness would be best to make the diagnosis. That would be a psychiatrist.. Depending on the phase of illness - depression, irritability or mania -medications are selected accordingly . Psychotherapy (counseling) is important. ...Read more

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How do I find an MD who has expertise in treating CFIDS, FMS & Primary Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or, what type of M.D. usually treats these?

How do I find an MD who has expertise in treating CFIDS, FMS & Primary 
Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or, what type of M.D. usually treats these?

Internal medicine: An Internal Medicine Specialist would be the most qualified person to address your concerns. The Physician may involve an immunologist and a pain specialist as part of a care team. ...Read more

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Anyone have advice for someone age 35 who is facing hip replacement?

Anyone have advice for someone age 35 who is facing hip replacement?

Young hip replacemen: Make sure you have exhausted conservative(nonsurgical) treatment. If you are getting a hip replacement you should consider getting one made with harder bearing surfaces, such as ceramic on highly cross linked poly or ceramic on ceramic. These harder bearing surfaces have reduced wear rates and potentially longer longevity, however they do have unique issues. This should be discussed with your dr. ...Read more

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Is vitamin D3 effective for someone diagnosed with alzheimers?

Is vitamin D3 effective for someone diagnosed with alzheimers?

No: There is no evidence that vitamin is helpful in preventing or treating the core symptoms of alzheimer's disease. ...Read more

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How do you treat someone who has oral allergy syndrome?

How do you treat someone who has oral allergy syndrome?

No treatment: Oral allergy syndrome is not treatable. The only option is to avoid the food that triggers the reaction, although cooking the food can eliminate the reaction. ...Read more

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Who treats spinal stenosis?

Who treats spinal stenosis?

Pain physicians also: In addition to dr. Frankel's answer, also consider talking to an interventional pain/spine physician. They have other minimally invasive options to treat spinal stenosis, such as the mild procedure. ...Read more

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