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Many and varied.: Depending on which hemophilia (bleeding disorder) you deal with, treatments can vary. Fresh frozen plasma or FFP has factors 8 and 9 but needs plasma exchange at the hospital. Factor 8 and 9 concentrates can be given by injection at home. Cryoprecipitate has factor 8, vwf and fibrinogen, but may need several bags and is usually done for infants and small children. Aspirin is to be avoided. ...Read more
Depends: The treatment options depend on the cause of the cushing's syndrome. If the cause is due to overuse of steroids, then the treatment is to lower the dose. This is the best case scenario. Other treatment options involve: surgery (pros: cure possible, cons: surgery +/- complications), radiation therapy (cons: side effects), medications (cons: usually not a cure, side effects from med)... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Candidiasis: I presume you are pertaining to vaginal candidiasis. If it is, there are oral and topical medications that can be used for the condition. Oral medications are usually single dose treatments. They are however, metabolized in the liver. One of its side effects may be liver toxicity. Absorption is also a factor which may limit its effectivity. Vaginal creams can be messy to some people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: Melanoma is almost always treated with surgery first; the amount of surgery depends on the clark level (how deep it is), which is measured in millimeter fractions. A sentinel lymph node (first lymph node to respond) is sometimes removed; chemotherapy and targeted molecular therapies are used in certain circumstances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For which pain?: Can't accurately answer the question without knowing which pain state we are talking about. There are good and bad therapeutic options for all chronic issues but we have to know the specifics and region in question. Get us those details and we will be more than happy to give you more detailed answers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Body lice: Three types of lice can infect humans. Head lice live on the scalp and hair, and infect mostly children. Pubic lice, live on the pubic hairs, and are sexually transmitted. Body lice, live in the clothing, and are almost always in homeless people, with poor hygiene, who never bathe or wash their clothing. All the lice bite and cause itching and sores. All lice can be treated by a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on fracture: Forearm fractures that are not displaced can typically be treated in a cast for 6-8 weeks. Fractures in childreen where there is displacement can be reduced and still treated in a cast. Forearm fractures in adults with displacement typically require surgical fixation with plates and screws to align the bone and get the best results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on which!: Most bacterial infections must be treated with antibiotics -- your doctor chooses which antibiotic to use based on which bacterial infection it is, where it is, how bad the infection is, and the antibiotic resistance patterns in your area. Antibiotics can sometimes cause allergic reactions or side effects (i.e., vomiting, diarrhea, yeast infection), so only use them when there's bacterial infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minimally invasive: Kidney cancer is primarily treated with surgery. Depending on the size/location of the tumor, partial removal (called partial nephrectomy) is recommended. The majority is treated minimally invasive techniques including laparoscopic/robotic-assisted surgery with advantage of faster recovery and decrease pain compare with open surgery. Cancer spread from kidney may be treated with chemotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for puncture wound of the foot?
Dry air: Ttreatments involve moisturization like nasal saline spray. Another product, nasal saline gel may work better. Ponaris nasal emollient may help. Really no disadvantages other than possible bad taste or cost of meds. Also try humidifier. Avoid source of dry air if possible. Dont use a dehumidifier in home. Try to use less heat during winter. ...Read more
What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for inherited metabolic disorders?
Probably none needed: If born this way, there probably is nothing that absolutely needs to be done because of an absent pulmonic valve per se. The valve adds to efficient function of the "right" (vs. Left) sided heart chambers, but the heart may compensate by itself. Any active intervention may be fraught with more risk than benefit, but consulting a pediatric cardiologist is prudent to confirm this & get best advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Every contraceptive has advantages and disadvantages. It all depends on your physical condition, preferences and risk factors. Why not do some research on a web site such as familydoctor.org, which has a good handout on this issue, and then discuss the pros and cons with a doctor who might prescribe contraceptives to you? ...Read more
Epiduo has two medications in it. Is there any advantage or disadvantage to using Epiduo, compared to buying the two separate medications to use?
Effort, doses, price: epiduo is ready to use but copay can be high, using adapalene and benzoyl peroxide separately will require some effort, not sure if you can achieve the same recipe or make it worth the effort, talk to your doc about other options, I am available for second opinion if needed ...Read more
Universal donor: The advantage is that you are a universal donor- which means you can donate your blood and the blood can be used and be given to people with different type of blood group. Which means you can do a lot of good karma. The disadvantage is that if you ever need packed red blood cell transfusion-you should only get a type o blood, which unfortunately -is not very common. ...Read more
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