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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
None: lupus needs to be controlled with meds that treat the underlying inflammatory process, not with pain meds.
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Hard to answer: This question is hard to answer without knowing what symptoms of lupus you have. Some patients may require no therapy while others may require IV chem ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Anti-inflammatories.: Granted, with a true lupus flare we generally require prescription-strength steroids to control the raging inflammation, but for now you can try OTC a ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: If there is no facial rash issues, any shaving cream is ok. If there is a significant facial rash i would suggest the gentle use of an electric razor.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Forget about moving. Focus instead on instituting proper treatment that will provide major improvement in the disease. See a dermatologist.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple factors: Environment is only one of multiple factrs in migraine: genetics, allergies, medications, drugs, alcohol, wine, cheese, preserved foods, hormonal fluc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Rheumatologist: Would start with finding out all the rheumatologists in my area. Then, can go to their practice website to see if they treat the specific medical cond ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Inflammation of musc: Inflammation of muscles. Assure that it is not caused by medications or by cancer. Further, assure exercises to maintain muscle strength.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Not necessarily : Though the weather is drier in that part of the us, the triggers that cause your asthma may or may not be affected by this. If your asthma is triggere ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Nutrition: Nutrition, exercise and proper medical follow up.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
30 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Education: With a good education, one can make decisions based on a strong foundation. Well based decisions can change ones direction, location and state of min ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It all depends what your allergy is. If allergic to pollen, you won't do well in areas with high pollen. If allergic to ragweed, that's a different ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
See U PCP: And he be able to tell u, after all there is no cure for it , but s/he can give u pain medication.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
Huh?: If you are having difficulty dealing with your family, there are better, more effective, as well as non-addictive ways to handle that. Seeing a therap ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Arthritis: Because some people with arthritis are worse with cold weather, then living in a warmer climate should help.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Low oxygen: You would naturally start breathing faster to get rid of carbon dioxide that is being formed. If the oxygen level is too low for you, they you have no ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends on the cause: Interstitial lung disease is not one problem, it's many problems with numerous causes. When you know the cause the best thing to do is treat the under ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Trainor
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: The climate does not have any affect on osteoporosis. Osteoporosis means poor bone density. It can best be prevented by weight bearing exercise from ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Internet: There are some many good sites on the internet to go to to learn anatomy. That is where i would start. Then, i would check out anatomy books at the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Check their society: Most all diseases, pathology, etc, have a society/organization dedicated to that interest. They would be the best source for information. Games like ... Read More
A 89-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Cities: With well known academic medical centers that have a dedicated pulmonary hypertension team.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You should: contact your local medical association or state medical board for any recommendations or sub-specialty referral.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience Dentistry
Public hospital: Public hospital in the emergency room will do the extraction in the case of infection. Local county clinic will offer full dentures. Dental school w ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
46 years experience Rheumatology
Best bet - UCSF: Check with the gastroenterology division of the department of internal medicine. They can advise you about the best choice of therapy for cd if that ... Read More
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