A 36-year-old female asked:
can prolactinomas build tolerance to medication?
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Endocrinology 43 years experience
Tolerance: Yes, sometimes higher doses of Cabergoline or bromocriptine are needed. It could be drug tolerance, or it could be another medication or condition that is increasing prolactin. Usually the prolactinoma will shrink with treatment. Sometimes, relatively high doses of Cabergoline are needed. Talk to your endocrinologist.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
What does it mean to have acquired immunological tolerance?
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Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Immune tolerance: This term can be applied to many different situations. It could be used to describe the lack of a rejection reaction after an organ transplant, (i.E the host immune system is no longer trying to destroy the foreign organ). It could also be used to describe the lack of an allergic reaction to an allergen expos observed following the sucessful treatment of allergies with allergy shots (immunotherapy.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
How do doctors enhance health and resistance to disease?
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Family Medicine 31 years experience
Handwashing/exercise: Doctors are not more naturally resistant to disease, they just take precautions in preventing disease. Handwashing is the most important thing doctors can do to enhance health and prevent infections. Many doctors also take advantage of their knowledge of disease prevention and spend time exercising and eating healthy. Prevention is the key.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
How long of a break would a regular pot smoker have to take for his/her tolerance to significantly decline?
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Family Medicine 28 years experience
Depends...: This depends upon the strength of the personality of the individual...Some individuals can stop after their last use; others need rehab...So it is hard to be more definitive.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
I've applied waticon three times. They are going already. What do I do next? This is fast from what I've read. Do I have an unkown tollerence to them?
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Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me Explain: Warticon cream does contain a small risk of side effects, but any that do occur will most likely be very mild and brief. These can include soreness, inflammation and irritation of the application site. If you feel you are experiencing these effects more severely, or if they do not fade, you should contact a qualified healthcare practitioner for advice.More serious side effects, .
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A 42-year-old member asked:
How do clinicians teach resilience to their patients?
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Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Resilience : Evaluation will identify an individual's strengths, access to protective factors (ie, soci support), and positive coping methods for stressful events. Additional evaluation of gaps or less effective coping methods are also performed. A plan for dealing with stressful events may be developed, tested, and rehearsed to increase likelihood of its use under stress.
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