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A male asked:
Dr. Aaron Love
18 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Symptomatic yes,: for a ~90 year old to be on symptom treatment only for stage 4 prostate CA. Sometimes this is seen as giving up, but think... if I am 90+ and a treat ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Normal tests: Normal test should reassure if they dont consider medical anxiety as a possibility
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Multiple causes: the most common cause would be inappropriate dosing of long acting anti-hypertensive medication or thyroid/endocrine disorders. You must keep a journa ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Normal TFTs: The thyroid blood levels are normal. The hashi will eventually burn out the thyroid, but the thyroid is still working at this point.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: That's where i would start. (it won't work if the cause of the bradycardia is below the av node, though).
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Not necessarily: Not necessarily.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience in Anesthesiology
?: Are you referring to prolapsed inter vertebral disk? Take a look at this. http://www.homoeopathyclinic.com/articles/diseases/pivd.pdf.
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Laser or cautery: Angiokeratomas are little flesh-colored papules made of small blood vessels that are sometimes mistaken for acne pimples. They can be cauterized with ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes and no: A full blown compartment syn. Tissue death is proceeding and it depends how fast surg is done. In impending compartment syn there is a typical injury ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
It is remmitable!: Sacroilitis occurs in the spondyloarthopathies. It is the most frquent and early manifestaion of spinal involvement. It is entirely remmitable with ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Surgery and chemo: The treatment depends on the certain characteristics of the disease. These are known from the initial biopsy. From there the treatment typically invol ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Angiofibromad: There are three main types of treatment for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: hormone therapy, radiation therapy and surgery. Hormone therapy invo ... Read More
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Antibiotics: Oral antibiotics. Then followed by a dacryocystorhinosty (dcr) when infection resolved.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omega Edwards
18 years experience in Infectious Disease
Don't treat: Don't have your urine analized if you are not having symptoms. Treating asymptomatic bacteruria can lead to bacteria figuring out how to resist being ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
None to surgery : Up to 20% of the population will have stenosis by imaging studies by age 60. A lot have little to minimal symptoms. Treatment can include: medicatio ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
No pain, no treatmen: Disc protrusion is very common and if not causing symptoms, no treatment needed. However, it is highly recommended that you have regular back exercise ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Exercise & medicatio: The dominate treatment in early and later stages is conditioning and strengthening exercises. This is essential to maintain your mobility and help in ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience in Family Medicine
Need more info...: Not sure what you are asking here...Generally speaking, surgical treatment is not conservative. Please provide more information...
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Golden
21 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Infantile hemangioma: For growing infantile type hemangiomas in babies, the treatment of choice is oral propranolol. This is far superior in efficacy and safety to steroids ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Different antibiotic: The mainstay in the treatment of chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP) is the use of oral antimicrobial agents. The most effective medications are fluor ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes and No: Only if bacterial infestation has occurred causing infection. Dr. J.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
MAYBE: This is something that i personally have never performed but it is considered an option for those with significant symptomatic scapulo-thoracic impin ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably surgery: If by advanced you mean symptoms (pain, numbness, tingling, and/or weakness) are severe enough to interfere with normal activities, surgery to take pr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Severe problems: In general terms, the ones that cause problems with the function of the spinal cord and/or nerves. The spinal cord is the more serious. Pressure on th ... Read More

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