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A family member of mine has diabetes and has opensores on feet. What type of doctor should I see?
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Dr. Rene Cajuste
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: DO NOT DELAY
It is important to have your feet checked by your physician on a regular basis if you have diabetes.
Diabetic patient should see a foot specialist (podiatrist)at least once a year) if you see an open sore on your fooot, call your primary care physician as soon as possible- do not delay, .

In brief: DO NOT DELAY
It is important to have your feet checked by your physician on a regular basis if you have diabetes.
Diabetic patient should see a foot specialist (podiatrist)at least once a year) if you see an open sore on your fooot, call your primary care physician as soon as possible- do not delay, .
Dr. Rene Cajuste
Dr. Rene Cajuste
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Specialist
Wound specialist or foot specialist that treats wounds.

In brief: Specialist
Wound specialist or foot specialist that treats wounds.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Diabetes/foot sores
It is urgent to see your family doctor, internest of other medical doctor asap.
Sores of the foot in diabetes can have severe complications and can lead to amputation of the foot. Please see your doctor immedicately to get proper treatment.

In brief: Diabetes/foot sores
It is urgent to see your family doctor, internest of other medical doctor asap.
Sores of the foot in diabetes can have severe complications and can lead to amputation of the foot. Please see your doctor immedicately to get proper treatment.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. David Wyatt
it is VERY important that he sees his Doctor - foot sores with diabetics is quite serious and can lead to amputation very quickly if not treated appropriately and aggressively with wound therapy, antibiotics and of course excellent blood sugar control...
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
In brief: A Podiatrist
Podiatrist to treat the sores on the feet.
An endocronologist to make sure the diabetes is under control.

In brief: A Podiatrist
Podiatrist to treat the sores on the feet.
An endocronologist to make sure the diabetes is under control.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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