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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

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What is the treatment for pseudomyxoma peritonei?Where could we get it? Does it have a good outcome?Will it cost much?Please, please help my father...

What is the treatment for pseudomyxoma peritonei?Where could we get it? Does it have a good outcome?Will it cost much?Please, please help my father...

Difficult: Most successful outcomes require surgical debulking. After that, there is controversy about treatment. Intraperitoneal chemotherapy (injecting heated chemotherapy into the abdomen, known as "hipec" is often done but is controversial and has never been proven to add benefit. Sometimes intravenous chemothearpy is used. For more help, contact me through www.Nsconcology.Com ...Read more

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What is pseudomyxoma peritonei cancer? What causes it?

What is pseudomyxoma peritonei cancer? What causes it?

Appendiceal tumor: Pseudomyxoma peritonei refers to intraperitoneal accumulation of a gelatinous tumor and ascites secondary to rupture of a mucinous tumour. The most common cause is a ruptured mucinous tumour of the appendix Occasionally, mucinous tumours of the colon, rectum,and stomach, can result in this problem. . Prognosis with radical surgical debulking followed by chemo can produce good results. ...Read more

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Any alternative treatments for galactosemia?

Any alternative treatments for galactosemia?

No!: Galactosemia cannot be cured. But, you can take steps to prevent or minimize galactosemia symptoms and complications. The treatment is the strict avoidance of all sources of galactose. The most common source is lactose, which is the milk sugar that breaks down to galactose and glucose. Avoid: milk or milk by-products, fermented soy products, legumes, organ meats, & hydrolyzed protein. ...Read more

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Are there alternative treatments for reflux?

Are there alternative treatments for reflux?

GERD treatments: Lifestyle changes such as avoiding trigger foods, caffeine, chocolate, tomato sauces. Weight loss. Tilting beds up with blocks underneath, avoiding tight clothes, etc. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative treatments for psoriasis?

Are there any alternative treatments for psoriasis?

Hard to say: To my knowledge, there are no controlled clinical trials that demonstrate the effectiveness of alternative therapies for psoriasis. All of the evidence is anecdotal at best. Most of the things mentioned are probably safe to try. ...Read more

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What are the alternative treatments for dermatitis?

What are the alternative treatments for dermatitis?

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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Are there any alternative treatments for carotidynia?

Are there any alternative treatments for carotidynia?

Different types: Carotidynia is treated with mixed results based on cause. Some symptoms are inflammatory, others are associated with migraines, and others are caused by vascular disease. Sometimes no definable cause. Work with your doctor to find type and best treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative treatments for polymyositis?

Are there any alternative treatments for polymyositis?

Polymyositis (PM): There are many alternative treaments for polymyositis (pm). They are similar to the therapies use for other autoimmune diseases and include: oral steroids, intravenous immunoglobululins, tacrolimus (prograf) or biologic therapies such as embrel or rituxan (rituximab). ...Read more

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What are alternative treatments for paralysis?

What are alternative treatments for paralysis?

Depends on cause: With paralysis from a stroke or from a spinal cord injury, the mainstays of treatment start with physical and occupational therapy. The goal is to retrain the muscles and decrease disuse atrophy and spasticity (stiffness). There is a lot of research being done on stem cell transplants and electrocortical activation of prosthetics. We anxiously await their progress. ...Read more

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Cataracts, what are some alternative treatments?

Cataracts, what are some alternative treatments?

None really: Nothing other than surgery has proven to be effective for cataracts. Surgery is so highly successfuly that there is nothing to be worried about. Alternative supplements, maneuvers and medications are of no benefit. ...Read more