Internists are doctors who specialize in Internal Medicine, including the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common and chronic health conditions. Internists are skilled in diagnosing and treating cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints and the digestive, respiratory, and vascular systems. Internists provide measures to improve quality of life, and promote better overall health, primarily in adults. One may see an internist when hoping to improve his or her overall health. They have knowledge in a wide array of diseases, therefore, general doctors find them to be great consultants.
Reasons to see an Internist
- Wanting to improve overall health
- When having a condition that affects a bodily system
- Need long-term treatment
- Need help precisely diagnosing symptoms and receiving the right treatment