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What kinds of doctors treat restless leg syndrome?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Do a sleep study

Restless leg syndrome is often a sleepdisorder related phenomenon.
If it occurs basically at night, do a sleep study. It is bery treatable.

In brief: Do a sleep study

Restless leg syndrome is often a sleepdisorder related phenomenon.
If it occurs basically at night, do a sleep study. It is bery treatable.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Valencia Porter
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: GP or neurologist

There are some medications that can help with restless leg syndrome.
Also, you might want to get your iron level checked as that can play a role. You could start with a general practitioner.

In brief: GP or neurologist

There are some medications that can help with restless leg syndrome.
Also, you might want to get your iron level checked as that can play a role. You could start with a general practitioner.
Dr. Valencia Porter
Dr. Valencia Porter
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Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Vascular Surgeon

Start with some blood work and a venous ultrasound by a vascular surgeon to rule out venous insufficiency.

In brief: Vascular Surgeon

Start with some blood work and a venous ultrasound by a vascular surgeon to rule out venous insufficiency.
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Dr. Mark Schwartz
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Many kinds

Many family physicians and general internists are quite comfortable diagnosing and treating restless leg syndrome, although they may use specialists to do sleep studies.
Rheumatologists, neurologists and sleep medicine doctors (psychiatrists, pulmonary physicians) also routinely treat rls. They should rule out iron deficiency first, since it may be associated with rls.

In brief: Many kinds

Many family physicians and general internists are quite comfortable diagnosing and treating restless leg syndrome, although they may use specialists to do sleep studies.
Rheumatologists, neurologists and sleep medicine doctors (psychiatrists, pulmonary physicians) also routinely treat rls. They should rule out iron deficiency first, since it may be associated with rls.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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