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Is there a cure for huntington's disease?

Is there a cure for huntington's disease?

Available Treatments: No, but treatments are becoming available. In 2008, tetrabenazine was the first fda approved drug for chorea in hd; discuss this option with your neurologist. Combining medication and psychotherapy can be effective for addressing mood symptoms in hd. There is no effective treatment for cognitive symptoms at the moment. Unfortunately, treatments help with symptoms but not the progression of hd. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Measles (Definition)

Also known as rubeola, this is a formerly common childhood viral infection that causes a fever with cough, runny nose, red eyes, and a characteristic red rash. Rare complications include pneumonia and encephalitis. The ...Read more


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Is there a cure for huntington chorea disease ?

Is there a cure for huntington chorea disease ?

No: Unfortunately it is a genetically acquired disease & at present there are no curative treatments.Hopefully in the future some genetic manipulation may be possible. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for vdrl disease?

Is there a cure for vdrl disease?

Yes, which one: What do you mean by vdrl disease? If you mean syphilis, it can usually be cured by penicillin injection. If you mean venereal diseases in general, it depends on the type of infection and some are curable, others are treatable to control the lesions but are not curable. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for Crohn's disease?

Is there a cure for Crohn's disease?

No: There is no cure for crohn's that you can take for some defined period of time and completely eliminate the disease. The condition is life-long, but is very manageable with current medical treatments, to minimize symptoms and injury from crohn's. The disease can have a waxing and waning course, and be dormant for years before flaring. Care by a gastroenterologist is important. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for Lyme disease?

Is there a treatment for Lyme disease?

Yes: Lyme disease is treated with antibiotics. The choice of antibiotics depends on the stage of disease. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for Parkinson's disease?

Is there a cure for Parkinson's disease?

Research: There are medications and procedures (e.g. Dbs surgery) that can help alleviate the symptoms of parkinson's disease, but there is no cure currently. Since pd (at least initially) involves only a small very localized group of cells, pd is one of the more promising targets for stem cell transplant research. More info available at michaeljfox.Org, npf.Org, apdaparkinson.Org. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for Parkinson's disease?

Is there a cure for Parkinson's disease?

Currently no cure: There are active research projects being done to find the cure for parkinson, but currently no available cure. We only have treatments--basically treating the symptoms and slow down the progression of disease, as well as treating its complications...Neurologic/cardiovascular issues, musculoskeletal problems, depression etc.... If it is a a burdensome illness. My best regards.... ...Read more

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Is there a cure for Parkinson's disease?,

Treatmnt yes cure no: Seek out great medical care for treatment to control symptoms however currently there is no cure/treatment to reverse the disease. ...Read more

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What is cure for wilsons disease?

What is cure for wilsons disease?

Treatment: There is no cure. The treatment is to maintain a low copper diet. D-penicillamine and trientine are two drugs that are used to treat the copper overload. Both drugs require careful monitoring. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for celiac disease?

Is there a cure for celiac disease?

NO: Celiac disease is a disease where the presence of gluten - a product of wheat causes inflammation in the gut. Although there is no cure for celiac disease eating gluten free foods, which in this day and age are readily found in most supermarkets, aleviates the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there a Lyme disease vaccine?

Is there a Lyme disease vaccine?

No: They took the vaccine off the market because of the side effects. ...Read more

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Lyme is there any profylactic treatment for tic borne Lyme disease?

No: Lyme is a disease that is spread by the bites of tics to humans. The only way to prevent lyme disease is to use proper insect repellant ( with deet ) to avoid getting bitten by the tics. If you are in wooded areas or areas where lyme is prevalent, make sure when you get home you check yourself and all others in your family for tics embedded in your skin. Remove them as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is hunningtons disease contagious?

Is hunningtons disease contagious?

No: Huntington disease is a slowly progressive neurodegenerative disorder that is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. It affects men and women equally. Prevalence in the us is estimated at about 7 per 100, 000. There is no cure, or long term disease modifying treatments for this disease. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for stargardt's disease?

Is there any cure  for  stargardt's disease?

Not now: This is an inherited degeneration of the macula which starts usually in the teen years and progresses to profound central vision loss. No current medical or surgical treatment will help this condition. Work is being done on stem cell replacement which offers some promise but this work is in the earliest stages. ...Read more

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Has anyone used atovaquone for chronic Lyme disease?

Has anyone used atovaquone for chronic Lyme disease?

Treats Babesia not L: Atovaquone (mepron) is not effective for treating borrelia, the lyme bacteria. However, up to 70% of those with chronic lyme have babesiosis, a co-infection, and Atovaquone is the "drug of choice" for this. Successful treatment of chronic lyme requires treating co-infections like babesia & bartonella. There are natural alternatives to Atovaquone but that drug is relatively safe & effective. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for rheumatic chorea?

Time to heal: Rheumatic fever can be associated with sydenham's chorea, which can often be controlled with medication. Typically, as the rheumatic fever resolves, the chorea should likewise remit, but this could involve a period of several weeks to months. A neurologist with experience in movement disorders should be able to help. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for meniere's disease?

Not yet: Not yet. But there are ways of limiting the severity of the symptoms and possibly reducing the recurrent attacks. Get specialized expertise for this bothersome disorder. And stay tuned. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for bechcet's disease?

Is there a cure for bechcet's disease?

No Cure yet: 41 year old male asks, is there cure for bechcet's disease. Simple answer, No! but can be managed. Behcet's an autoimmune disorder causing blood vessel inflammation of many organs: skin, eyes, mouth, digestive tract, Can wax and wane. Local organ management like Eye drops for eye inflammation, or steroid cream for skin; and Colchicine or immunosurpressant meds if over whelming the body systems. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Lyme disease (advanced)?

What is the treatment for Lyme disease (advanced)?

Depends: Chronic lyme needs to be treated by at least two antibiotics. Other supportive treatments such as herbals, vitamins, and supplements are also useful. ...Read more

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