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Should an n95 mask block nebulized medication particles? [specifically tobramycin neb via lc star- yes, pulmonology question]
Yes: Many have.They are similar but slightly different medications. ...Read more
Although it: Has chemical structure of a nucleoside, and 6-mercaptopurine analog, an agent used to treat leukemia, azt (zidovudine) was inert against human leukemia and solid tumors. It has reverse-transriptase inhibition, rns virus need that enzyme to make dna, which in turn can insert into human dna. It is this use that led to testing against HIV virus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ex-27wk, trach, bpd, 7yo. Meds: duoneb bid, Pulmicort 0.5 bid, hypersol 5% bid, singulair, (montelukast) vestpt 20min bid. Reason4 new atelectasis? Maybe doin biops
Permanent airway...: First, congrats on making to age 7 a preemie who has obviously had a rough time of it. Child is on great meds and therap. However, despite all of these, your child likely has permanent and possibly irreversible changes in his airways that all the meds in the world are not going to change. You optimize what he has left and work with that. New atelectasis likely mucous plugging in inflexible airways. ...Read more
My meds.are Metformin,Lisinopril, Asprin,Simpastin, Atenolol, Hidrocrotiazde, Terazosin.I am naziated a lot. Raditation for prostate c. 3yrs ago.PSA 1?
8 yr ,cold,cough & chest block frequently.Dr suggested budecort 0.5mg(dudesonide) 2*day&levoline 1.25mg(levosalbutamol)4*day without tests.Is it ok??
What's the prognosis for nsclc, st 4, mets, .Chemo stopped. Kras and tissue samples & new clin trial drug being discussed now. 10 mts diagnosed?
Hard to predict: Metastatic lung cancer as a whole has a history of poor long term survival. Unfortunately, the 5 yr survival is only about 10%. But this is dependent on many things including age and type of cancer. Also some people's tumors respond differently to chemo. Your cancer specialist may be your best resource. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cough for 3 months now,Doc has given me Azithromycin, promethazine, benzonotate,. currently taking amoxycilin& albuterolinhaler,still [email protected]?
? reflux: Often an under recognized cause of cough is GERD: gastroesophageal reflux disease. Stomach contents reflux up the esophagus and can irritate the throat, stimulating cough. OTC Pepcid works for this. Most often, a prolonged cough is multifactorial so the inhaler may be helping. Other strategies that often work are saline nasal washes, and steroid nasal spray. Consider seeing a Cough specialist! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Was on many medications for confirmed MS (rebif, copaxone, gilenya, tysabri, (natalizumab) tecfidera) none helped control.. Is this typical of ms? Next step?
Unusual but possible: Visit an ms center.Get a more detailed answer ›
No period in a year. Mri does not show tumor. Have have endometriosis. Meds: fentanyl, crestor, reglan, metformin, modofinil, nexium, fenofibrate, effexor (venlafaxine)?
Check labs see Dr: I would first rule out a pregnancy.I would then do some blood work like a thyroid screen, prolactin, fsh for menopause, and then an ultrasound after having a physical done. Depending on those results, a laparoscopy may be indicated. If the pregnancy test is negative, i would suggest a short course of hormones to make you bleed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hiivpos, cocci titer 1:16, CMV pos, on intelence, prezista, (darunavir) norvir, emtriva for hiv, 800mg voriconazole for cocci, cymbalta for pain.Prognosis?
Diagnosis say Extra pulmonary tuberculosis Mediastinal lymphadenopathy
Drug Ethambutol 800mg, levoflox 500mg it is right Medicine?
Not sure: This is a complicated question to answer in this format. Are you sure those are the only TB meds you've been prescribed? You're on an unusual combination of medications which makes me suspect you've been diagnosed with a resistant form of tuberculosis. Hopefully you are seeing someone who is experienced in the treatment of TB, and who can tailor therapy appropriately for this serious disease. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A 10 y old pt.Known dm1recently dx. Epilepsy started on keppra (levetiracetam) 2 days later expereined severe hypoglycemia (insulin stopped 4 aweek) any explaination?
Incidental finding of rt hiler mass,pet scan showed suspicious for malignancy. Bronchoscope shows no cancer Wednesday.Tissue samples taken.Now what?
Is a neurofibroma tumor 2.5 CM in size positive for s100, pgp9.5, NSE, factor XIIIa, CD 34, desmin, and SMA cancer? Negative for CD68.
Can i substitute Propranalol 40mg with derivative Betalol 40mg (Reg.No 120/32)Berlin Pharmaceutical Industry Co Ltd Thailand as10mg Prop is sold here?
Maybe: I would discuss this further with your doctor who is likely more familiar with these formulations. ...Read more