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Internal Medicine

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The etymology of the term Internal medicine in English is rooted in the 19th century from the German word Innere Medizin. Internal medicine investigated the underlying pathological causes of symptoms and diseases through the use of laboratory testing in addition to the patient's bedside clinical assessment.

Internal medicine

specialization covers a wide range of disorders affecting the body's internal organs such as heart, lungs, liver and gastrointestinal tract, kidney and urinary tract, brain, spinal column, nerves, muscles, and joints. While some diseases affect individual organs directly, most common diseases are arteriosclerosis, diabetes, high blood pressure and cancer etc may affect many internal organs of the body.

An internist can treat for the illnesses concerning Internal medicine and often coordinate the many subspecialists the patient might have to consult in the process of treatment

Diseases and conditions:

An internist can treat conditions that include General medicine, Respiratory disease, Vascular and heart disease, Blood problems, Kidney problems, Joint and rheumatologic problems, Digestive problems, Endocrine and hormonal problems, Urinary problems, Neurological problems, Infectious disease, Mental health and Diabetes.

FAQ's

What is Internal Medicine?

Internal medicine or general medicine is the medical speciality that is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases.

Who is an Internist or Internal medicine doctor?

A physician who specializes in Internal medicine is called an internist. Consult Best Internal Medicine Physician in Bangalore at Aster CMI hospital.

What is the specialization of Internists?

Internists will have three years of postgraduate training in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses that affect adults, including chronic conditions such as heart disease.

What are the subspecialties of Internal medicine?

Allergy and immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, hematology, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, nephrology, oncology, pulmonology and rheumatology.

When should I consult an Internal medicine doctor?

If you experience health problems related to heart, kidney, blood, lungs or cancer.

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