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Is there an alternative treatment for essential thrombocytosis

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
Thrombocytosis: You really need to work with your hematologist--depending how high platelets, genetic factors, your bone marrow tretment low dose aspirin, hydroxyurea ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Educate yourself: If you're actually 32 years old, you're a little young for this diagnosis. Did you get genetic studies? You'll need to learn everything you can about ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
No.: No, but check with your doctor to make sure that's what you really have.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes!: With essential thrombocytosis, as well as any other condition that increases the likelihood of a blood clot, there is a concern that estrogen in a con ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
ET: Hydroxyurea, anagrelide, and alpha-interferon are conventional therapies for essential thrombocythemia. Pipobroman is widely used in europe, but not a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Malvehy
20 years experience Phlebology
Not one you want: Dvt is a serious medical issue. If you want to treat allergies or something with homeopathy - fine. Dvt needs anticoagulants, surveillance and compres ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Maculopathy Tx: Maculopathy is a non-specific term for a disease affecting the central portion of the retina/vision. Treatment would depend on the cause of the probl ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Hall-Flavin
Specializes in Psychiatry
Several herbal remedies have been studied as a treatment for anxiety, but more research is needed to understand the risks and benefits: Here's what we know — and don't know: Kava. , Passionflower. , Valerian. , Chamomile. , Lavender. , Lemon balm. . If you're considering taking any her ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
19 years experience Dermatology
Yes - several.: Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis, is a benign condition which can occur more typically on the lower legs, but also other body areas as w ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No: First of all, cancer is not one disease. Each type of cancer requires an individualized approach to treatment. Unfortunately, there is no magic bull ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: I know you are hoping that the answer would be yes- but, no, there is no proven good alternatve medicine to treat acute leukemia. Acute leukemia is a ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
23 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Depends: There are many different types of dementia. Many symptoms can be treated but this does not usually change the underlying course of the illness.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No really: No alternative, holistic or naturopathic treatments have been shown to be as effective in treating osteosarcoma as surgery coupled with radiation or c ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience Neurology
Thiamine: High doses of thiamine can help treat wernickes in the early stages. Once it has advanced, however, the disease is no longer totally reversible.
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Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Simple Answer, Yes: Person, age unstated asks, Is there an effective treatment for migraines? Simple Answer Yes. However migraine headache comes in different forms to dif ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Yes: Local hygiene soap and water, wound care products, antibiotic ointments, along with either antibiotics you take orally or taken by an IV in your vein ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Osteoporosis: Currently it is better to think of osteoporosis as a condition that can be managed or treated rather than cured. This is usually performed by dietary ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Doherty
38 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Be patient.: There is no "cure" that we know of, other than time and mother nature. Keeping your immune system in shape (good nutrition, avoiding hormonal contrace ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney transplant: For end-stage kidney disease dialysis is the primary treatment modality but living-related, living-unrelated, or cadaveric kidney transplants are othe ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
34 years experience Psychiatry
Assesment: Proper assesment by psychiatrist sometime therapy with medication work best had to find underlying cause of anger sometime has mood component.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
No cure: Some patients require only intermittent tremor reduction, such as when attending a meeting or engaging in a social activity. For these patients, a coc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bipolar Disorder: Although I am very much in favor of blending the use of appropriate alternative medicine with traditional western medication - I do not know of any s ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: There are many potential causes of lumbago or low back pain. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the mucles and/or structures o ... Read More
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