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can bursitis be cured

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Shoulder bursitis: 2 Aleve (naproxen) 2 time a day with food in your stomach for 5 days. Scapular stabilizer exercises and proper posture. Avoid positions with your arms ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Varied approaches: You can use anti-inflammatory medications or local steorid injkection along with rest and physical therapy. Often avoidance of a particular activity t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stratos Christianakis
17 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Shoulder bursitis can be a chronic problem but can also go away with physical therapy and appropriate medical therapy like nsaid's or cortisone inject ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
No: No.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
No: Arthritis cannot be cured as of yet. There are different forms of arthritis. Regardless of the cause, once joint damage has taken place, it is unlikel ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Joint replacement is an excellent means of successfully treating arthritis. Other methods can help with pain but don't prevent progression of arthriti ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not: Most people how have gout have all the time, you minimize the symptoms by adhere to diet and take medications and avoid aggravating factors.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Treat but not cure: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a hormonal disorder of reproductive age women characterized by irregular menses, obesity, hirsutism, acne & infertility ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheeja Francis
19 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Can be cured with correction of sleep, regular aerobic exercise, stress reduction. Taichi regularly can help significantly. Sleep quality and quanti ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Not likely: Asthma is a chronic condition that can be controlled but not cured. Though you may experience years without an attack, it can recur. If you are being ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Damage: Arthroscopy is usually done to repair damage to the joint. It can be done on most joints except hands and feet. Arthritis is not really treatable with ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Most patient will respond to antibiotics and any other support that is needed and the infection will resolve.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Treated: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system is attacking the thyroid, causing inflammation, and ultimate destruction ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It can be managed. Your physician either knows how or can refer you to a specialist.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Surgery or watch: If fibroadenomas are small and not causing any trouble or interfering with the follow up of other suspicious lesions in the breast, they can just be l ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Nichter
35 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Skin Tag Treatment: Tyically skin tags (acrochordon) with narrow bases are snipped off with fine sissors, if pigmented then lasers are also an effective technique
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Yes: But you have to realize that gouty arthritis is the result of either producing too much purine or not excreting it fast enough so it bulids up in bloo ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on: The nature and the cause of the chronic pain. For instance, if your chronic pain is from a bulging disk and you have that repaired, odds are pretty g ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Exercise: First.See your primary care provider to be sure of the proper diagnosis. Then be sure to take prescription exactly as prescribed. Stretching exercise ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatica cure?: Depends on the source of your pain. If the pain comes from a compressed nerve root in the lower back, a simple decompression or even an injection can ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad Arif
24 years experience Pain Management
Causalgia: Causalgia, aka rsd type 2. It depends on various factors, onset, duration, severity of inciting injury. Early aggressive treatment has favorable resul ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Bozak
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: An infected joint can be fixed, often with needle drainage, possibly surgery, and antibiotics.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: It is a x-ray term used to described normal aging process of the spine. It may not cause any symptoms.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Sle is thought to be caused by an immune reaction that erroneously attacks the body. There are many different "disease-modifying agents " that can hel ... Read More
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