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What is the best treatment for rickettsial infection?

What is the best treatment for rickettsial infection?

Rickettsial Rx: Doxycycline is the drug of choice; it is preferred over other tetracyclines for treatment of rickettsial infections. Chloramphenicol may be used as an alternative but it has potential bone marrow toxicity. Recent data from europe suggest that fluoroquinolones, such as Ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin, may be effective in the treatment of certain rickettsial infections. ...Read more

Dr. Edwin Schuller
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Ehrlichiosis (Definition)

seen mainly in the southern states of USA it gives fever nausea headache with leucopenia decreased platelets caused by rickettsia it can be treated ...Read more


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Best treatment for psriosis?

Best treatment for psriosis?

Psoriasis Therapy: Psoriasis treatments can be divided into three main types: topical treatments, light therapy and systemic medications. Topical treatments include Clobex Spray and vectical, light therapy with narrow band uvb, and systemic medications with biologics like Enbrel (etanercept) or Humira and others. ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for kimuras disease?

Whats the best treatment for kimuras disease?

Rare immune lumps: Kimura disease is a rare benign idiopathic immune disease. After making sure that there is no kidney involvement management involves Prednisone & excision of larger lumps. Since lumps recur learn to accept the smaller ones. A good description can be found on wikopedia: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/kimura_disease. Contact nih for a local expert to assist you. ...Read more

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Best treatment for hives?

Best treatment for hives?

Hives: If you are looking for a medicine to start while waiting to follow up with an allergist or dermatologist, i prefer zyrtec 10 mg at night otherwise known as cetirizine. Bjs and costco have good pricing. If they lead to swelling or facial/throat symptoms, you should see your physician immediately. ...Read more

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Best treatment for alopesia?

Best treatment for alopesia?

Varies with cause: Alopecia can occur from a variety of causes from hair eating to cause unknown. Treatments vary with the cause. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for lederhosen desease?

What is the best treatment for lederhosen desease?

Lederhosen: This is rather unusual and the only treatment that has some effect is cortisone injections and preventing pressure on the Tedder area ...Read more

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The best treatment for scabies?

The best treatment for scabies?

2 of them: The cheapest one is a lotion (permethrine) which you have to put on your body from neck to toes. It will kill the parasite but won't stop the itching until 2-3 weeks later. The other one is a pill you have to take. Same as the other one, it won't stop the itching. You need another medication for it. Wash all the bed linen and the clothes you were wearing in hot water to avoid reinfestation. ...Read more

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Best treatment for intestimal parasites?

Best treatment for intestimal parasites?

Need more info: Treatment depends on type of parasite. Please resubmit with additional information. If not known, see pcp/gastroenterologist for tests to determine type of parasite so proper treatment can be administered. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for meniere's disease?

What is the best treatment for meniere's disease?

Diet modification : My patients with menieres syndrome are my healthiest. Strict avoidance of caffeine, alcohol, salt, fat and tabacco is critical to avoiding attacks. Stay away from processed meats especially. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sexually-transmitted disease?

What is the best treatment for sexually-transmitted disease?

Depends: It depends on which std one has. Some stds like gonorrhea are caused by bacteria and treated with antibiotics. Others like herpes and HIV are caused by viruses and treated with anti-viral therapy. The treatment will be specific to the disease. If you think you have an std, you need to see your doc to be tested and treated right away. All one's partners should be treated, too. ...Read more

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Best treatment of typhoid fever?

Best treatment of typhoid fever?

Cipro/Levaquin: The strain of salmonella typhi needs to be tested for antibiotic sensitivity. For uncomplicated typhoid fever with a sensitive strain the best treatment is oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or levaquin. Alternatives are amoxicillin, septra or azithromycin. Quinolone risistant strains are best treated with Azithromycin or IV ceftriaxone. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best treatment for koch's infection?

Please help! what is the best treatment for koch's infection?

Multiple antibiotics: Primary "koch's infection" is better known as pulmonary tuberculosis. Tuberculous infections can be very serious and are diagnosed with a combination of serology, cultures, molecular testing, biopsies, and imaging studies. The best treatment is achieved by having culture results with sensitivity testing to determine which drug combination(s) will best rid the patient of infection. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for stec infection?

What is the best treatment for stec infection?

Going to E.R.: Specific treatment of stec is not usually necessary antibiotics are not recommended and may be harmful anti-diarrhoeal medicines should be avoided hus is a serious disease that is treated in intensive care units in hospitals. Dialysis and blood transfusions are often required. http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/factsheets/infectious/shigatoxigenic.html. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for leishmaniasis?

What is the best treatment for leishmaniasis?

Stigbogluconate: The treatment may vary depending on the location of the infection. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is best vasculitis treatment?

What is best vasculitis treatment?

Varies by type: The treatment depends on the type of vasculitis. There are several. For some forms of vasculitis, no treatment is necessary. Other forms are life-threatening and require immunosuppressive medications. ...Read more

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Best treatment for spots?

Best treatment for spots?

Bleaching spots: There are many otc skin bleaching agents with varying effectiveness. See: https://www.Google.Com/search?Q=skin+bleaching+agents&rls=com.Microsoft:en-us&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&startindex=&startpage=1 hydroquinone is a common ingredient in both otc and prescription skin bleaching agents. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for hidradenitus supportiva?

What is best treatment for hidradenitus  supportiva?

Options: There is no cure for hidradenitis suppurativa but early treatment can help. Treatment options include washings with antibiotic soap, warm compresses, or medications (antibiotics, steroids or immunisuppressant drugs, non-steroidal inflammatory meds, oral retinoid medications, tumor necrosis factor Alpha inhibitors) and in severe cases, surgery. ...Read more

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Best treatment for mesothelioma?

Best treatment for mesothelioma?

Surgery or chemo: Depending on stage of disease. For selected patients, surgical resection may be beneficial, otherwise chemotherapy and possibly radiation are the main treatments. ...Read more

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Best treatment for lupus anemia?

Best treatment for lupus anemia?

Control the SLE: The best therapy is to control the inflammatory process caused by lupus. ...Read more

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What the best medical treatment for " pneumonia"?

What the best medical treatment for " pneumonia"?

For patients that: do not need hospitalization oral antibiotics are usually prescribed. For someone who is 20 years old a standard treatment would be amoxicillin, or my preference is Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) which is a combination of two antibiotics that includes amoxicillin. An alternative is doxycycline which can be taken by people allergic to pen. Also, azithromycin in the for of a 'Z-pack' is a convenient treatment. ...Read more