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occupational therapy on lymes disease

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If you caught the disease early, in stage 1 with the initial fever and rash, fever should resolve within a couple of days of starting the antibiotic. ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lyme disease: There are several antibiotics that are highly effective in treating acute lyme disease. Effects on "chronic" lyme disease are less certain. It should ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
37 years experience Pediatrics
Read on: The treatment for lyme is either oral antibiotics like Doxycycline or Ceftin (cefuroxime) or IV antibiotics pending on what stage of lyme.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Lyme disease is treated with antibiotics. The choice of antibiotics depends on the stage of disease.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zoltan Erdos
24 years experience Family Medicine
Ask the hesitant why: This can only really be answered by the hesitant provider whom already knows you as a patient. Many factors can be involved, and the doctor is probab ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Correct gene defects: Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder where a dysfunctional cftr protein causes problems in various organ systems. By restoring the function of this p ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: If your nhl is under control for a couple of years, it is unlikely to relapse. Surgery like you are palnning does not cause relapse of cancer. So i wo ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes : Yes and is generally very beneficial for either or both conditions as is lifestyle issues like weight control, not smoking and regular exercise.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Unusual presentation: Although I have seen zoster present in mysterious ways, this is unusual. The fact that you have a referral neuropathy, makes me think you have a lot m ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Best approach-avoid: If you live in an area common to the lime tics , your best prevention is using adequate repellents & being very deliberate in bathing after a trip int ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) will often help if you truly have lupus. That decision needs to be made in concert with a rheumatologist. Has the rash ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
56 years experience Bariatrics
Depends: Upon how long one session last and how many times the shock treatments must be done/.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Byars
43 years experience Family Medicine
Other symptoms?: If you're taking steroids, it makes me think you're having additional symptoms you didn't mention, or else your rash must be pretty severe to require ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Not reccomended: The risk of hormone therapy does not outweigh risks as it relates to heart disease.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Both drugs work both: Both drugs are effective in polymyositis. Your jo-1 could be specious so you need evidence for muscle inflammation.A serum CPK and myoglobin would bes ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
New symptoms??: A person who walked and talked yesterday, and awakens today with slurred speech and the inability to walk, is having a brain problem such as a stroke. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Generally not: It is unlikely that trigeminal neuralgia is a cause for ss disability.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
23 years experience Clinical Genetics
By replacing defect: Gene therapy is the use of genes for therapeutic effect. The original studies with gene therapy were for corrective gene therapy. To illustrate, pat ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Kier
50 years experience Rheumatology
Multiple medications: It is documented that early, agrressive therapy is indicated in RA and results in much better outcome as opposed to delaying agrressive therapy(as was ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many things: You can have people come in for physical and occupational therapy. Careful attention to positioning and skin breakdown. Nutrition supplementation; so ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Could look vey real: Physical therapy helps to strengthen the supporting joint muscles which it will lead to better joint support. In addition, exercise and healthy diet w ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not enthused: Do not have a lot of hope that Naltrexone is going to work well. Have you tried ivig infusions, which may well help significantly.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Not sure about ques: Subacute thyroiditis (often painful) is often caused by a virus, can cause transient hyper or hypothyroidism, but usually is self-limited. It does not ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Wait and see: You need to be open, honest, and anticipate a thorough evaluation. Do not try to out guess the neurologist. He will need to go over many details, do ... Read More

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