Family medicine, formerly family practice, is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages. The specialist is named a family physician or family doctor.  The department is in relation with the latest scientific and technological developments in modern medicine. It may also be defined as the main medicinal branch for all non-surgical complaints of the adult patient group. Family doctors specialize in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease in their adult patients. They are trained to offer care for a wide variety of health conditions and to counsel their patients on prevention and overall wellness.One major focus of internal medicine is disease prevention. Doctors play an important role in helping their patients prevent diseases, which involves maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

RELATED ISSUES

  • Diabetes
  • Blood pressure
  • Liver diseases
  • Kidney diseases
  • Blood diseases
  • Digestive system (stomach and intestines) problems
  • Infectious diseases
  • Respiratory system disorders
  • Hormone diseases and obesity
  • According to detailed physical examination, necessary evaluations, multidisciplinary approaches, detailed analysis and the patient’s history, the internal physician may decide the most appropriate treatment plan for the patient.

METHODS USED

  • Laboratory
  • ECHO KG
  • ECG
  • Holter-ECG
  • Ultrasound
  • Color doppler ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • MRI
  • CT
  • Densitometry scan

WHEN WOULD YOU NEED A FAMILY DOCTOR?

  • Acute catarrhal phenomena
  • Rhinitis
  • Musculoskeletal system issues
  • Impaired stato-dynamic function
  • Paresthesia
  • Speech disorders
  • Double vision
  • Hearing impairment
  • Anxiety
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Limb weakness,
  • Dizziness, headache, fainting
  • Thirst, itching, fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Hot flashes
  • Cold sweat
  • Dry mouth
  • Taste abnormalies
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Short breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing / dry wheezing while breathing
  • Prolonged expiration
  • Fever