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Silly question but can I use the product Dermawand if I have MS? Could it cause a relapse? It seems to use some sort of current but unsure.

Silly question but can I use the product Dermawand if I have MS? Could it cause a relapse? It seems to use some sort of current but unsure.

I can't: vouch for the efficacy of Dermawand, which uses radiofrequency energy and claims to tighten facial features/reduce wrinkles, but it won't affect your MS. ...Read more

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Can meditation cause a relapse (headaches or hallucinations), with or without being on medication?

Can meditation cause a relapse (headaches or hallucinations), with or without being on medication?

Meditation mental : Meditation can help in many cases to resolve depression or other mental problems. Many of my patients did get off medications while many need to continue both modalities. Talk to your doctor to be sure and safe. Meditation = self hypnotism, and can be very powerful depending on how well you were trained in it. Avoid to make decisions without your doc's advice. ...Read more

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If mild rheumatic fever is untreated & runs its course without serious complications, is an untreated strep infection likely to cause a relapse?

If mild rheumatic fever is untreated & runs its course without serious complications, is an untreated strep infection likely to cause a relapse?

Possible: Doesn't really matter if rf was initially 'mild', although i'm not sure what that means. Recurrence after another strep infection is always possible, but not definite. Yet the drawbacks of having repeated rf episodes are not good, particularly for the heart. Antibiotics are likely recommended chronically. ...Read more

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Are there any antibiotics that cause a relapse of clostridium difficile infection so what can I do?

Are there any antibiotics that cause a relapse of clostridium difficile infection so what can I do?

Take prophylaxis: Vancomycin or other antibiotics and also probiotics can be given to prevent c difficile if you need other antibiotics for an infection see your dr.! ...Read more

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What can cause a psychotic relapse?

Going off meds: going off meds or taking street drugs. talk to your doctor if you're afraid you're having slip[page ...Read more

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What causes relapse of bell's palsy?

What causes relapse of bell's palsy?

Bell palsy relapse: Mostly bad luck. Probably chronic stress and reduced immunity are factors, but it is very difficult to prove. It is well known that some people are prone to repeated episodes of bell's palsy, but this is unusual, and there are no known proven strategies to prevent these relapses. ...Read more

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What causes a lupus relapse in the summer ?

What causes a lupus relapse in the summer ?

Sun exposure: lupus patients who ate photosensitive are more likely to flare in the summer but lupus can flare any time of the year. ...Read more