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What can I do about my hsp?

What can I do about my hsp?

HSP: Henoch-schonlein purpura overall prognosis is good in most patients, with one study showing recovery occurring in 94% and 89% of children and adults, respectively (some having needed treatment. Supportive care with pain meds and sometimes steroids. ...Read more

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What can I do about my eczema?

What can I do about my eczema?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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What can I do about my allergies?

What can I do about my allergies?

Allergies: Depends how bad they are, you can take over the counter antihistamines and if they don't provide with relief, you need to start with your primary doctor for more prescription medications, such as nasal sprays and if these don't help, you need to see an allergist and they can advise you what else to do. ...Read more

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What should I do about my hives?

What should I do about my hives?

Hives: Hives: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/hives-urticaria-angioedema#1

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What can I do about my fibro?

What can I do about my fibro?

Controversial answer: Fibromyalgia in my experience has 3 main causes: sensitivities (ex to sugar, gluten), toxicities (ex. exposure to heavy metals), & ligament inj or hypermobility syndromes.A good history & phys. incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide some answers.Functional medicine drs are also a good place to start as they deal w/ the sensitivities & toxicities.Prolo/neuroprolotherapy help many of my pts. ...Read more

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What can I do about my hammertoes?

What can I do about my hammertoes?

Surgery/ palliative: The surgical correction of Hammertoes is reserve for people that have tried different conservative treatment and they have failed. This surgery and recuperation is very easy when done with the right technique. Swelling is the most common complain after surgery, and is easily treated with compression and/or a steroid injection. This surgery is not as bad as people think. ...Read more

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What can I do about my hunchback?

What can I do about my hunchback?

Back: I do not know if this is developmental or acquired I would suggest you consult with an orthopedic surgeon specializing in spinal conditions ...Read more

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What can I do about my acne?

What can I do about my acne?

Acne: Please see your dermatologist since you have not provided us any information about yourself or your Acne. Make sure you see a doctor not an esthetician who is not in an actual dermatologist's office working off a treatment plan designed by the doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do about my anxiety/depression?

What can I do about my anxiety/depression?

Therapy and/or: Medications abound - but they have drawbacks. They work best in combo w/ good CBT therapy. Also, for very mild cases people can find relief through meditation, yoga, exercise and involvement in good healthy interests - including spiritual and religious groups that match your values. Best! ...Read more

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What can I do about my anxiety?

What can I do about my anxiety?

Lots You Can Do!: #1: Learn more! See What is Anxiety by Anxiety Disorders Assn of BC http://bit.Ly/xueau5 Everyone experiences anxiety at times. It prepares us 4stressful &/or dangerous situations. It may cause u 2experience sensations u dislike (sweating, racing heart) but these won't hurt u & won't last 4ever. #2 Try CBT- http://bit.Ly/xzbqnz; ACT-http://bit.Ly/ztwlvz; Mindfulness Meditat- http://bit.Ly/wdsdnu. ...Read more

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I have porphyria what can I do about it?

I have porphyria what can I do about it?

See a hematologist: This is a genentic disease of the blood. You would best be served by seeing a hematologist. ...Read more

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How did I get raynaud syndrome and what should I do about it?

How did I get raynaud syndrome and what should I do about it?

Mystery: The cause is not completely understood but we know that cold temperatures and stress cause the small vessels in the hands and feet to constrict, causing pain. Avoid cold temperatures and stress. Also try to avoid smoking. ...Read more

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What can I do about my terrible leg circulation?

What can I do about my terrible leg circulation?

Poor circulation: See either a interventional cardioloigist or a vascular surgeon and be tested. A non-invasive vascular study or a dopler can help to determine blood flow and if there is an occlusion present. ...Read more

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What can I do about my swollen foot?

What can I do about my swollen foot?

Depends : On why they are swollen. You can elevate them, but the key is finding out why they are swollen. Is this all of a sudden? Any varicose veins? On any medication? More info is needed, i think it would be prudent however, to let your internist know of this finding. ...Read more

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What should I do about my mild raynauds?

What should I do about my mild raynauds?

Keep warm: Mild raynauds should be treated conservatively by simply keeping the hands and feet warm. For more significant symptoms medication, especially calcium channel blockers, can be helpful. ...Read more

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What can I do about my self injury?

What can I do about my self injury?

DBT: Please look into finding a therapist with expertise in dialectical behavioral therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do about my insomnia?

What can I do about my insomnia?

Depends: Depends on if the insomnia is due to stress, psychiatric disorder, a primary sleep disorder, another medical condition, medications or poor sleep hygiene. The best treatment is addressing the reasons for the insomnia. Chronic insomnia is best treated with a behavioral program called cbt. Medications are usually indicated for short term use. ...Read more

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What can I do about my constant ibs?

What can  I do about my constant ibs?

Irritable bowel: Ibs is a chronic condition with no known cure, but it can be managed. The first step is having a good physician that makes you feel comfortable, is non-judgmental and involves you in treatment decisions. Treatment mainstays include fiber, elimination of gas-producing foods, exercise, and antispasmodic medications. ...Read more

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What can I do about my feet, fungus?

What can I do about my feet, fungus?

Apply antifungal: Agent which you can get at a local pharmacy i.E tinactin, (tolnaftate) mycotin, lotrimin, Lamisil etc etc. ...Read more

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