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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The etiology (cause) of encephalitis will be paramount in the decision of what treatment to institute. If it is caused by infection, antibiotics will ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Depends of type: Herpes encephalitis can be modified by the use of acyclovir. Other viral infections can be modified by immunization and anti-viral agents. Most case ... Read More

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Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Combination drugs: Chemo given as neoadjuvant to shrink tumor in preparation for surgery or as adjuvant after having surgery and or radiation. They are given in combina ... Read More
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Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple answers.: Empiric therapy is treatment given for a condition that generally works, but is not necessarily specific. I.E. antibiotics before cultures are back. ... Read More
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Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
52 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Common drugs for MDS include:1.Azacitidine (Vidaza) 2.Cytarabine (Cytosar-U) 3.Daunorubicin (Cerubidine) 4. Decitabine (Dacogen) 5. Idarubicin (Idamyc ... Read More
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Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Bloody diarrhea: better see a GI specialist for a colonoscopy to make sure you don't have Inflammatory Bowel Disease of some sort
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Actually they can: Vary ; some are not that supportive.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: A supportive bra won't hurt and could definitely help. Other important things to try are pregnancy yoga, wearing flat comfortable shoes, and sleeping ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Cross trainers: Are good.
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Dr. Mathew Sorensen
22 years experience Urology
Longer the better: Rest, ice, elevation when lying down and scrotal support is important to keep the scrotum from getting swollen. 2 weeks at a minimum, but 4 weeks wou ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Michael
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
It can, but depends: Therapists should rarely, if ever, purposefully use 'punishment.' they also cultivate supportive acceptance of clients. Sometimes that even includes v ... Read More
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