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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Weight bearing impact exercise would be ideal but if paralysis prevents this, then start looking for metabolic causes first before considering medicat ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
48 years experience Neurosurgery
Soon: As soon as possible to reduce chance of infection.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Try prayer! god works wonders. Once i prayed for a patient who's wheelchaired- bound for 10 yrs. He suddenly stood up and now is walking with a cane. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
27 years experience Cardiology
Gentle: Just must make sure you do gentle passive range of motion and that they may not feel pain so if you are too rough you may break something. Gentle is ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes, sorta: Depends on the type of lymphatic dz. If you are referring to lymphedema, it will help, but the mainstay of therapy is compression, special massage th ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meenakshi Jain
46 years experience Gynecology
Endometriosis : Usually symptoms which are cyclical may be associated with menstrual cycle. If you are having pain with periods in addition to episodes of vomiting an ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Usually not: Depending on the portion of colon removed you may need more fluids to compensate for that lost in the stool. Most limitations in your diet will be lea ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Watch the salt. : Generally, dietary sodium restriction to < 2000mg daily helps control blood pressure which will help protect kidneys. Depending on the severity of kid ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not aware of any: Periodic limb movements in sleep are perhaps similar to restless leg sydrome, but represent sudden nocturnal jerking while asleep. No otc preps seem ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Cornerstone: Diet, exercise and weight loss are the cornerstone of diabetes therapy. Without them, you need a lot more medication, the medication doesn't work as w ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Jest eat normal food: Normal healthy food is the best. This should include low fat foods of Plant origin. Animal meats are harmful. Fruits, veggies and grains are healthy f ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Address issues : If you have thalassemia minor and a very mild anemia as a result, it is a non-problem unless you marry someone else with it. If you have a second caus ... Read More
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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Diagnosis, treatment, and diet for people with kidney stones: Since we have been discussing kidney stones over the last few weeks, i wanted to highlight a few points about the diagnosis and treatment of kidney st ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Food intake: If the patient is overweight or has a poor lipid spectrum, then diet can be quite helpful. For diet to help more than just caloric restriction is impo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not for HealthTap: Chronic kidney disease is widely variable in severity, as well as cause and how it expresses itself. When diet becomes important to management, it nee ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Cholesterol: Helps lower cholesterol.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
YES: Depending on the type of cosmetic dentistry they wish to have. As long as the teeth are not excessively mobile i see no reason why not. Planning for p ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Pcos is often caused by Insulin resistance and often responds to low carb diets which are used for diabetes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Dietary modifications are a main way of coping with reduced kidney function and can allow for adequate health delaying the need for dialysis. Protein ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diet: Mediterranean diet with only 2 to 3 grams of salt.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Diagnosis: 20 days of Prednisone is too long for the treatment of sinusitis. The usual dose is 60 mg. Daily for 5 days. The Prednisone can have an effect on yo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Ketotic: In epileptic children, induction of ketosis via dietary measures may enhance seizure control. Doesn't work well in adults and it makes the older folk ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Atrial fibrillation: Quinidine is only rarely used any more. We older doctors learned years ago that we killed some folks with it. There are more recent and safer drugs th ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Food/water control: Besides that, they have to do a strict schedule of dialysis i.e. Go to dialysis unit 3 times a week for hemodialysis and do peritoneal dialysis daily ... Read More
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