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Can Essential Thrombocytosis Be Cured
It depends: Some causes of hypertension are reversible, most are not because in 95% of the cases we do not know what causes the development of high blood pressure. I suggest you read the following article: http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/conditions/highbloodpressure/preventiontreatmentofhighbloodpressure/prevention-treatment-of-high-blood-pressure_ucm_002054_article.Jsp. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: The answer depends on the cause of the hypoglycemia. The first important thing is to confirm that you indeed have hypoglycemia. Then figure out what is causing the hypoglycemia. Once these are done, then you will have a better idea of how to treat the hypoglycemia. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Lymphoma: There are many types of lymphoma-from the agressive ones to the indolent ones. Each type has different biology and different response to therapy, as well as different prognosis etc. However, in general, lymphoma is a chemosensitive disease and is a radiosensitive disease. Yes, some lymphoma can be cured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Amyloidosis: Although no cure, symptoms can be treated with chemotherapeutic agents such as cytoxan, (cyclophosphamide) steroids such as dexamethasone, peripheral blood stem cell transplantation, liver transplantation, & treating the underlying conditions that might have caused it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is neglis?: Regarding aplastic anemia, yes there are good treatments for it. Standard of care for a young person with severe aplastic anemia and a matched sibling donor is an hematopoietic stem cell transplant. For those without a suitable donor, immune suppression is standard of care. If you can clarify the word "neglis" for us, we are happy to provide additional info. Cheers. ...Read more
Depends: Alopecia can be a separate disease but is normally a symptom or an inherited problem and not a seperate disease. The first step to determine if it can be reversed is to determine the cause. You will need to see a doctor who deals with your problem to be evaluated. ...Read more
Treated: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system is attacking the thyroid, causing inflammation, and ultimate destruction of thyroid tissue. There is no cure, as we do not treat the autoimmune problem, but rather treat the resulting low thyroid with thyroid hormone. Your immune system is too important in other ways to be affecting it with medications. ...Read more
Yes and No: Asthma most definately can be treated. One's pcp working with a board certified allergist or pulmonologist can devise a treatment plan that can treat your asthma. Curing one's asthma is probably a stretch at this point. What is becoming clear is that there are numerous different types of asthma so to make the broad statement of cure is probably not appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) enzyme, when it is not present at all, causes seizures and intellectual disability. This is very rare. However, as many as 1 out of 4 people have slightly low MTHFR. Some people passionately believe otherwise, but mild MTHFR variants do not cause illness and do not need to be treated http://www.nature.com/gim/journal/v15/n2/full/gim2012165a.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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