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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Unlikely: Diabetic macualr edema is a serious vision threatening complication of diabetes. Acupuncture is said to help many things, but it is not likely to hel ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Each case different: It depends how severe is the brain edema and what the cause is. Mannitol is temporary treatment and only a protective measure. It usually resolves aft ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No cures: This is a complication of severe liver disease. Support stocking and diuretics can help but you need to speak with the doctor treating your liver dise ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
Brain swelling: Brain swelling or edema is a very ominous sign. I know of no natural way of dealing with it. It must be addressed immediately. Completely encased in t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
If its secondary: Hypertension can be primary or essential with treatment but no cure. Secondary HTN is caused by something like a tumor (adrenal adenoma) or renal arte ... Read More
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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 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Emphysema is, by definition, a disease characterized by irreversible damage to the lungs. However, there are all degrees of emphysema and the goal of ... Read More
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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 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 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 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sure.: Swollen ankles after use of calcium channel blockers is anticipated and inconsequential. Another example of benign pitting edema: swollen feet after s ... Read More
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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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: It depends on the cause. If due to alcohol, abstention often cures it. If due to pregnancy, about 50% return to normal. Due to chemotherapy, it rarely ... 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Injury to be managed: Frostbite happens when the body part affected gets frozen. Your body has to heal up from the injury. If the frostbite is mild, prognosis is very goo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
41 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Sle cannot be cured but it can be very effectively treated. Survival now exceeds 90% over 10 years one has best chances when treated by a lupus expert ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kimberly Erway
19 years experience Psychiatry
Unfortunately, no.: Dementia is a progressive disease. Even available treatments only slow progression or tame symptoms. They do not provide a cure.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Some are curable with ablation procedures . Talk to a cardiologist.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes,: If you have primary hyperparathyroidism (a growth on your parathyroid), the treatment is surgery. This will cure it. If you have secondary hyperpara ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Yes: Balanoposthitis is treated with antibiotics and anti-fungal medications, depending on the cause. Proper hygiene and regular washing of prepuce is usef ... Read More
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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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Mild forms of the disease usually resolve on their own without treatment (most cases), disseminated cases can be treated with itraconazole (a pill) or ... Read More
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