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Whom to consult for treatment after knee replacements?

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Posted on Wed, 4 Feb 2015
Question: I have several problems with my health ! I am not sure what kind of doctor should I look for now. I am thinking Internal medicine. I need to find a doctor in El Centro Calif. I have had knee replacements but get staph infections at least 8 times. I have had several pic lines which they have required in hospital up to 6 weeks!
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Answered by Dr. Saumya Mittal (7 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
needs an infection specialist

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I'm Dr Mittal.
I have read your query.
I think I would be able to help you.

I think I would suggest that you meet a infection specialist. I feel there is a possibility that the surgery has become a source of infection.

I think therefore that you need to meet a infection specialist.

I have tried to make it as simple as possible. I hope that the information helps you. Please feel free to contact us for more information. Best of luck. Dr Mittal.
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Brief Answer: needs an infection specialist Detailed Answer: Hi I'm Dr Mittal. I have read your query. I think I would be able to help you. I think I would suggest that you meet a infection specialist. I feel there is a possibility that the surgery has become a source of infection. I think therefore that you need to meet a infection specialist. I have tried to make it as simple as possible. I hope that the information helps you. Please feel free to contact us for more information. Best of luck. Dr Mittal.