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Are there things I can do myself to treat calciphylaxis?

Are there things I can do myself to treat calciphylaxis?

No.: Calciphylaxis, which is almost always associated with advanced kidney disease, is a serious, potentially fatal problem, and needs to be treated by a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. David Wishnew
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Calciphylaxis (Definition)

Calciphylaxis is a condition in which a person (usually somebody with kidney failure) has calcium build-up in small blood vessels of the skin. Calciphylaxis causes painful skin ulcers by clogging off small vessels with calcium, leading to death of affected areas of skin, which ...Read more


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Are there things I can do myself to treat dementia?

Are there things I can do myself to treat dementia?

Following Directions: What a patient with dementia can do for themselves varies depending upon the type of dementia. For all dementias, you want to first and foremost follow the recommendations of your physician. These may include taking medications, managing medical problems, special diets, exercise programs, and attending support groups. This will not cure dementia, but can significantly alter its progression. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat macrosomia?

Are there things I can do myself to treat macrosomia?

Pre or postnatal?: Prenatally, you can get your glucose under control. After birth, try to rule out glucose issues as well, physician will try to rule out cong syndromes including beckwith- wiedemans. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat endometriosis?

Are there things I can do myself to treat endometriosis?

Not really: There really is not a whole lot one can do t treat their endometriosis. I do believe a healthy life style, regular exercise, and a mediterranean diet are all wise choices and may be of some benefit. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat bone loss?

Are there things I can do myself to treat bone loss?

Yes: Make sure that your daily calcium and vitamin d ingestion meets the recommended requirements. Additionally, weight bearing or anti-gravitational exercise such as walking is a good way to prevent further bone loss and stimulate new bone formation. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat back injury?

Are there things I can do myself to treat back injury?

Rest: The best initial treatment is rest, moist heat and some nsaid medication. Obviously after after a few days, symptoms persist or if there is a radicular component, orthopedic followup would be reasonable. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat inflammation of cornea?

Are there things I can do myself to treat inflammation of cornea?

See doctor ASAP: Inflammation of the cornea can leave permanent damage. Seek medical care asap. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat hair loss?

Are there things I can do myself to treat hair loss?

One thing...: ...Which is rogaine, (minoxidil) applied twice a day. But i would advise you to see a dermatologist, who will add Propecia tablets to your regimen. That combination is the only one that has been shown to halt or reverse hair loss. If it's too late -- that is, if you're already bald -- the only effective treatment is a hair transplant. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat child with broken hand?

Are there things I can do myself to treat child with broken hand?

See a physician: If a broken bone in the hand is supected you should consult with a physician to get an accurate diagnosis before treating this yourself. There are other conditions that can cause pain, swelling and disuse that could be detrimental if neglected. A physician consult should be obtained to have the child examined and x-rayed. ...Read more

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Are there things i can do to properly deal with my anger?

Are there things i can do to properly deal with my anger?

Dealing w anger: Anger is a normal human emotion. However, some people become angry over seemingly trivial things. The intensity of their anger may be excessive for the situation. If this is the case it is important to check out the cause. How anger is expressed behaviorally is very important. If expressed aggressively or w violence – that could be problematic. Passive- agressive expression of anger does not help. ...Read more

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Why do I get so many UTI's? Is there anything I can do to prevent or treat at home remedies?

Why do I get so many UTI's? Is there anything I can do to prevent or treat at home remedies?

UTIs: Here's a link w/some information. IF you use cranberry juice be sure it is unsweetened. Sugar will only add to the issue. Be careful how you wipe yourself in the bathroom. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are methods i can do to treat toothaches?

What are methods i can do to treat toothaches?

Become a patient: Join a dental practice & learn about your own mouth & from there you will learn how to prevent & have your dental problems treated. With more understanding on your part you will learn the value of any treatment & be able to make an educated decision about your own problems. ...Read more

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What things can I do to treat balanitis at home?

What things can I do to treat balanitis at home?

Not worth the risk: Balanitis is an infection of the penis. If not properly treated, it can lead to serious damage and real problems down the road. This is not something you want to try and treat yourself. Please go see your doc right away. ...Read more

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What things can I do to treat neurodegenerative disease at home?

What things can I do to treat neurodegenerative disease at home?

Learn/support: Since this group of disorders is variable, learn as much as you can from the treatment team. Become aware of and begin to access adaptive equipment that helps the patient function in a house built for average people. Prepare to deal with the paperwork and multiple specialties needed for care. Search out support groups that may help you deal with the day to day problems of life. ...Read more

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What are some things that I can do to overcome extrasystole?

What are some things that I can do to overcome extrasystole?

PVC,: Sometimes they are the beginning of atrail fib. In general caffeine, alcohol and food allergies can trigger them as can insomnia, anxiety and rushing around. Atrial wxtrasystoles are not considered as serious as ventricular ones. Almost everyone has a rare or occasional extrasystole and it should be ignored. ...Read more

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What things can I do to treat placental insufficiency at home?

What things can I do to treat placental insufficiency at home?

Keep appointments: It would be quiet essential that uou keeo your prenatal appointments so that your doctor can monitor the well-being of your fetus. Beyond that, there is probably nothing more specific that you can do for placental insufficiency. Maintaining a well balanced diet, keeping well hydrated, and taking your prenatal vitamins would be the most you could likely do on your own. ...Read more

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What are some things that I can do to help myself sleep better?

What are some things that I can do to help myself sleep better?

Things to avoid: Avoid alcohol, coffee, and exercise prior to bed. Develop a sleep routine, going to bed at the same time each night. Avoid bright lights, such as tv, prior to retiring. ...Read more

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Are there things i can do to quickly cure a sinus infection?

Are there things i can do to quickly cure a sinus infection?

Antibiotics: A sinus infection is properly treated with a wide spectrum antibiotic like Amoxicillin with clavulanic acid, levaquin, biaxin, (clarithromycin) clindamycin, a nasal antiinflammatory spray like flonase, Nasonex or Qnasl and a mucolytic agent (breaking down mucous to thin liquid) like Mucinex or Robitussin with or without a saline spray. Normally, there is a quick recovery within days. ...Read more