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treatment for portal hypertension

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
FEW OPTIONS: Your hepatologist (liver specialist) would be the best person to decide what would be the best treatment for you. Options include: b-blocker to decrea ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cirrhosis: My policy is to never remove hope from the situation, no matter how dire things seem to be. There is effective treatment for hep c and there are miti ... Read More
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Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Cirrhosis ; survival: The most common model that is used to estimate survival and severity is called meld score. That depends on your renal function, bilirubin (a liver fun ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Lifestyle change/med: Lifestyle change is the first step in treating high blood pressure. Weight loss, regular physical activity, alcohol and salt moderation, and a diet ri ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If your looking for treatment options i would check out curecrowd. Everyone is different but its a great starting point to see what people say works, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
NOT TRYING TO BE A: Smart ass, but the treatment choices are plenty, and there are so many variables we consider when treating hypertension that the answer to your questi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Several: Diet, weight loss, exercise and specific medication.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
LAE: If LAE is present because of a process which can be treated to normal hemodynamics, then LAE may be reversible.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Esquivel
35 years experience Holistic Medicine
I don' think so: The study was regarding surgical de-nervation of the kidneys and was halted as it did not significantly reduce blood pressure. Talk to your MD/DO abo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
White coat hypertens: I believe you're referring to white "coat" hypertension whereby your blood pressure is normal at home but due to anxiety of going to doctor's office, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Healthy lifestyle: Weight loss, exercise and salt restriction may be helpful for some patients but the majority of patients need medication. It's much safer to treat hig ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
Too general: The question is too non-specific. There are multiple ways to treat hypertension and dependent on how high a BP and the other circumstances existing, ... Read More

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