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Can arthritis be cured or is it permanent?

Dr. Ayo Adu Dr. Adu
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Can arthritis be cured or is it permanent?

Not now: Osteoarthritis is an inflammatory condition affecting joints due to wear and tear. At this time, it can be effectively managed but not cured. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


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Is gout permanent or can it be reversed?

Is gout permanent or can it be reversed?

DEPENDS: Patients with gout can be classified as "overproducers" or "underexcretors" of uric acid. Lab tests are used to distinguish between the two; this could then guide treatment. ...Read more

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Is lumbar radiculopathy for lifetime or it can be treated permanently?

Is lumbar radiculopathy for lifetime or it can be treated permanently?

Lumbar radiculopathy: The most common cause of a lumbar radiculopathy is a herniated disc. This can be sometimes treat with just physical therapy and sometimes a surgery might be required to remove the herniated disc. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be cured permanently from urticaria?

Is it possible to be cured permanently from urticaria?

Tough to say but: It really depends upon whether or not you have found a cause that triggers the hives. If so, then a cure comes from avoiding the item. Unfortunately most of the time allergists "look hard" but can't find the cause. However, over time , hives usually go away by themselves. Your immune system does the "healing." but until that happens taking anti-hiostamines can usually provide relief of itching. ...Read more

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Is bad posture permanent or can it be fixed?

Is bad posture permanent or can it be fixed?

Sure : Posture can be changed if you joints are still flexible. Exercises and physical therapy can assist in the transformation. It takes a concerted effort and about 30-45 of conscious effort till the new "good" posture becomes an unconscious habit. ...Read more

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Is it true psoriasis can be cured?

Is it true psoriasis can be cured?

Wish we could: We have medication that can control it but you need to stay on the medication. By this definition it is not a cure, but rather control. Sometimes it can disappear. ...Read more

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Would fibromyalgia can considered as a chronic or it can be treated?

Would fibromyalgia can considered as a chronic or it can be treated?

Gentle exercise: Beneficial therapies for fibromyalgia are gentle exercises in a deep warm water environment, i.e., aquatherapy. Aerobic exercises not proven, these are usually too painful for fibromyalgia sufferers. The goal is to increase muscle strength & tone. Modern clinical evidence suggests that hyperextendable joints, which is inherited, might predispose to fibromyalgia development. ...Read more

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Pcos can be treated or it can be cured?

Pcos can be treated or it can be cured?

Treat but not cure: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a hormonal disorder of reproductive age women characterized by irregular menses, obesity, hirsutism, acne & infertility, among other symptoms. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/polycystic-ovary-syndrome/ds00423" rel="nofollow" target="_bla. ...Read more

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Is Urticarial vasulitis serious and can it be cured?

Is Urticarial vasulitis serious and can it be cured?

See below: Urticarial vasculitis unlike the usual urticarial is an immune complex disease in which the lesions last and can be idiopathic; a reflection of underlysing disease such as lupus, sjogrens syndrome,or familial hypocomplementemai. It can also be seen in hepatitis and C and serum sickness due to drugs. Biopsy usually shows leucocytoclastic vasculitis. To further explain. would take pages. ...Read more

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Is it possible for madness to be cured or healed?

Is it possible for madness to be cured or healed?

Good treatments.: There have been many strides in mental health over the last few decades. Although illnesses such a schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may not be curable, they respond remarkably well to some of the newer available medications. ...Read more

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Can lungs air trapping be cured or treated, or is it permanent?

Can lungs air trapping be cured or treated, or is it permanent?

Air trapping is: usually caused by asthma, reactive airways disease, or bronchitis. Inflammation of the tiny airways leading to the alveoli get clogged or narrowed, which traps the air inside the alveoli. This is usually reversible by decreasing the inflammation in the bronchioles with steroids, anti-inflammatories, and bronchodilators. ...Read more

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Is selective amnesia temporary or permanent? Can it be treated?

Is selective amnesia temporary or permanent? Can it be treated?

Yes, seek treatment: Recommend you find a psychiatrist and get fully evaluated, perhaps even add neuropsycholgical testing. This can be improved with appropriate interventions. ...Read more

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Can arthritis be fatal or just painful?

Can arthritis be fatal or just painful?

Arthritic Antics: It depends on the type of arthritis you're dealing with. Oddly enough, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can predispose a person to more serious issues with the lungs, heart and kidneys which could ultimately lead to death. Ra has also been associated with some predispositions to lymphoma. Degenerative arthritis, post injury, would not nor would osteoarthritis be directly associated with fatalities. ...Read more

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How worse can steatocystoma multiplex get? Is it deadly? Is there any chance it can be treated with a cream?

How worse can steatocystoma multiplex get? Is it deadly? Is there any chance it can be treated with a cream?

Not deadly..: This is a skin condition where sebaceous glands are encapsulated inside multiple cysts and can run in families as a hereditary condition. These lesions are not deadly but can cause cosmetic damage. Usually creams do not help much but instead removing or aspiration(of the inflamed ones) is the treatment of choice. Follow up with a Deramtologist for treatment of this condition. ...Read more

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Rheumatoid arthritis .. Can hand deformity be prevented and if it already occur can it be stopped ?

Rheumatoid arthritis ..
Can hand deformity be prevented and if it already occur can it be stopped ?

If you already: If you already have joint damage, you will need to go on Methotrexate and probably a biologic if you are candidate for it. The combination of two can halt progression of the disease. Sometimes bone erosions can heal, but if you have extensive joint damage the medications will not be able to reverse all that. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can barrett's esophagus once discovered and treated be healed or cured? Or will it always be there

Can barrett's esophagus once discovered and treated be healed or cured? Or will it always be there

Yes: It is possible to reverse barretts if the acid irritation of esophagus is stopped. Surveillance is necessary to make sure this has occurred as failure can lead to dysplasia and cancer of the esophagus. ...Read more

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Is osteo artheitis in wrist curable? If yes what should be done to cure it.

Is osteo artheitis in wrist curable? If yes what should be done to cure it.

Treatable, not cure: Oa is wear & tear arthritis & inflammation. Goal of treatment is pain relief & maintenance of function. Nsaids &/or tylenol (acetaminophen) used (former fights pain & inflammation; latter fights pain). Exercise to maintain function is important; also helps against stiffness. Moist heat also beneficial. Preventive measure to delay further wear & tear helpful. ...Read more

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Can HPV be cured or is it only treated ??

Can HPV be cured or is it only treated ??

HPV: Hi, most of HPV infections are cleared by the body within 2 years. There is currently no specific treatment for HPV infection. But there is vaccine approved for use in women and men to prevent the high risk HPVs. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A severe illness caused by bacteria named bacillus anthracis. Anthrax disease can result in pneumonia, ...Read more