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Can You Tell Me The Diagnostic Tests And Treatment Methods For Epidural Abscess
The epidural space is an anatomical space just outside the fluid filled sac that contains the spinal cord and brain. Anesthesiologists and pain physicians are skilled at placing needles or catheters (tubes) into this space in the spinal canal to administer medications. These medicines can treat the pain of surgery or labor. These medicines can also be used to treat chronic ...Read more
Core exercises: You can perform all kinds of stretches for the core muscles (abdominal & back area) as well as as the extremities. Low back pain is typically made worse with deep bending of the lumbar spine or flexion of the hips (bringing your knees up towards your head). Do these exercises slowly and you should improve your range of motion and pain slowly. Seek medical attention if the symptoms last > 10 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose carotid cavernous fistula and follow it after treatment.?
From a physician's perspective, what tests, procedures, and/or medications are "reasonable and necessary" to diagnose and treat infertility?
3 main causes: Infertility is complicated but there are three main causes with 3 tests, 1. Ovulation testing. You have to release an egg to be able to get pregnant 2. Sperm analysis - you have to have available sperm to fertilize the egg. 3. HSG Xray - Anatomy problems - there has to be a clear path for the sperm to be able to fertilize the egg. ...Read more
Not likely: KUB (kidney, ureter, bladder) is often performed as initial exam for non specific abdominal pain, flank pain, or blood in the urine. It can detect some types of kidney stones, less than 25 % of gallstones, and possibly detect or suggest bowel obstruction. A customs agent may request that a physician consider a KUB if orally ingested packets of illicitly smuggled narcotics are suspected. ...Read more
Stage and type: It depends on the location and stage of the cancer. For localized colon cancer-typically surgery will come first then followed by chemotherapy if indicated. For rectal ca- small cancer-surgery first then followed by radiation/chemo. Bigger lesion- chemo and radiation followed by surgery. Anal cancer-chemo/rad is the way to go.For a stage IV -chemo will be the mainstay therapy. Discuss with your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Generally a preoperative x-ray (one straight on and one at an angle), if the dentist is using a root zx apical locator then a cone picture, if not then a file film and a cone picture with a final picture showing the canals filled and one of the build up. Even with all the x-rays these days the dose is so low standing outside or going to the airport security doses you more than the rct pictures. ...Read more
??: I am not sure what you mean by "invasive ultrasound". Ultrasound is a non-invasive imaging modality. The utility is quite valuable to determine almost all major fetal anomalies and most minor defects as well. But to a great extent, it does depend on the experience of the sonographer. ...Read more
Hi docs, can you tell me if surgical incisions to drain a staph infection and intravenous vancomycin are the most effective treatments?
Several: Therapy consists of medical treatment, surgical therapy, and endovascular techniques. Endovascular techniques are considered minimally invasive, but have limitations as to who can have it done. Surgical therapy is more invasive, but is generally more durable. Medical therapy preceeds both. ...Read more
Can you please tell me general symptoms of pots and what tests are undergone in order to diagnose it?
POTS: Read this wiki for lots of information about pots: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/postural_orthostatic_tachycardia_syndrome. ...Read more
Hard to say: There are more than a dozen illnesses that can pass during sex.Some are straightforward and easily detected in standard tests while others may take weeks or months to trigger changes in antibody profiles and permit detection.As long as you help your doc with details of what you thing you were exposed to, or that you're not sure, a thorough search can be done. ...Read more
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose colonic diseases and follow it after treatment.?
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose autoimmune diseases and follow it after treatment.?
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose coronary spasms and follow it after treatment.?
Lots of facts to add: Your question needs to be narrowed down to your specific needs. So tell us which Leukemia type is of interest to you? (there are at least 4-5 different types such as acute (AML, ALL) and Chronic(CML and CLL). Each one has a history of treatment evolution over the last 50+ years. So what aspect of history and why you need to know?? Once you tell us the precise question that you have, we can help yo ...Read more
Can you tell me treatments and everything. Any advice on other treatments or where to go for laser treatment?
OB believes Vulvar nerve damage. Is there any way to confirm 100%? What are all treatment options? Unable to find much info
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