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Attachment Disorder In Adults Treatment
It can last forever.: Reactive attachment process is a neurological disruption in social and self regulation created by poor infant nurturing. Individual and family therapy can help. Medications can help. However, it is not an easy thing to repair and often takes years to improve. Having healthy relationships during the rest of child and adult development will help a lot but is often not enough. ...Read more
Mental Health: Oppositional behavior can be treated, consult with a clinical psychologist who is in your area. You need to understand the origin of your oppositional tendencies and then develop better ways of dealing with conflict in your life. Best. ...Read more
What symptoms would an adult have, if he had sever's disease/calc. Apophysitis as an adolescent, and never received treatment?
Goes away: This conditions are a reflection of an open growth plate and irritation within. Once growth stops and the growth plates disappear, it is not an issue. You could develop pain for other reasons, but the terms no longer apply. ...Read more
My adult friend says his bone marrow is now solid and he has leukemia. What does this mean in terms of progression of the disease or treatment outcome?
Leukemia: By that I think he means that his bone marrow is extensively infiltrated by leukemic cells. Some forms of leukemia, even with such involvement, can respond to modern treatment. His hematologist or oncologist is best qualified to offer a prognosis as they would know the cell type of your friends leukemia. ...Read more
Many symptoms, none being treated, thought to be autoimmune disease. Possible treatments. Please see attached profile.
Need a consultation: Unfortunately this Q & A format doesn't allow for uploading profiles or dealing with multiple symptoms or illnesses. You may want to ask for a second opinion consultation with a Rheumatologist at Health Tap. Sorry I could not be more helpful. ...Read more
Surgery: As you may know there is no medical treatment. Endoscopic endopyelotomy is the least invasive and requires several weeks of stenting( a tube left in the ureter to drain urine from kidney to bladder) until healing. Another option is laparoscopic or robotic repair but this can only be done by a urologist with extensive experience in this. Open surgery is, of course, the time tested treatment. ...Read more
Aspirin: Still's disease is a form of arthritis that is acute and may affect organs other than the joints. Its childhood counterpart is juvenile rheumatoid (idiopathic) arthritis. Aspirin & nsaid's are treatments to start with. Occasionally Prednisone or chemotherapeutic agents are used in severe cases. See: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000450.Htm. ...Read more
See: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/gauchers-disease/basics/treatment/con-20031396Get a more detailed answer ›
No clear winner:
Ledderhose disease is sometimes referred to as Dupuytren's contracture of the foot. There are multiple treatments suggested, which usually means there is not 1 specific "fix" for the problem. There are newer treatments for Dupuytren's including Xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum). See your orthopedic specialist or podiatrist for eval of your case.
http://rarediseases. Info. Nih. Gov/gard/6873/ledderhose-disease/resources/ ...Read more
Not clear: It is not clear of what you are talking and these vary. Many of this type of treatment does not cure but slows disease process down. See your doctor and work with this person in coordination of the neurologist. This is the best advice I can give. ...Read more
Which disease?: Physiological means of or relating to physiology. Characteristic of or appropriate to a an organsism's healthy or normal functioning. ...Read more
Susac’s syndrome is best treated as soon as possible with an aggressive, long-term course of drugs that suppress the immune system, such as steroids. Some medications include:
intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG)
biological therapies ...Read more
Grover's disease: Since heat and sweating may be triggers for grover's disease, you should avoid activities that expose you to such triggers, whenever possible. High potency topical corticosteroids, moisturizers, and emollients are usually recommended as first-line therapy. Antihistamines may help with itching. Other options include vitamin d analogs, phototherapy, systemic retinoids, and systemic corticosteroids. ...Read more
Adult ADD: The first thing to do is get an actual diagnosis. This requires an evaluation involving an exam, lab testing to rule out other causes of your symptoms and perhaps some questionnaires. You may be referred to a psychologist or psychiatrist to confirm the diagnosis and treatment or for treatment. Your primary doctor may feel comfortable enough treating you, there are many options. So start there. ...Read more
Many factors: Choice of treatment depends on many factors. Research on which treatments work for which disorders is a key factor. For example, forms of cognitive behavioral therapy (e.g., prolonged exposure) have been shown to be best for treating post-traumatic stress disorder. Some other factors include the chronicity and nature of the disorder and the motivation of the patient to change. ...Read more
Depends upon cause: There is no one "best treatment" for halitosis. Start by seeing your a dentist for a thorough exam, x-rays ; cleaning. Have all your necessary dental treatment completed. Then make sure you practice good oral hygiene (tooth brushing, flossing ; the use of a tongue scraper). If you still have halitosis, check with your physician for medical causes. See website in comment below for basic info-->. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my son has hirchsprungs disease he can live a normal life with treatment. Very exspensive thou?
I have just been diagnosed with cronh's disease, how much time does the treatment take, in case of taking pills not the injections?
Crohn's disease: Can take many courses. Some people have just one acute episode, while others have lifetime problems. It is impossible to say how long you will require treatment. ...Read more
I'm doing a comparison of treatment plans for mental health adults. I needed some to look at. Do u know where I can go and look at treatment plans?
Very vague: Treatment plans are individualized for the particular problems being addressed, and the person who has them. They are developed between the psychiatrist and/or therapist and the patient. There are generalized manuals about developing treatment plans, and many clinics list types of therapies offered. Any sensible "comparison" of treatment plans would have to be done on a case-by-case basis. ...Read more
Aka Dyslexia Rx: Every person with a reading disorder requires a different strategy. Individual education plan should be created for each child with the condition. The following may be recommended: extra learning assistance (remedial instruction); private, individual tutoring; special day classes. Positive reinforcement is important: many students with learning disabilities have poor self-esteem. Counseling helps. ...Read more
Replace fluid: If there are ongoing losses, it's important to stop those (such as taking a medication to stop diarrhea or stop vomiting). It is important to replace both fluid (water) and electrolytes (like salt and potassium). If you can take fluid orally, that's best, but sometimes you need IV fluids. ...Read more