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Can a 2 hour nap after a 6 time zone crossed flight cure possible jet lag?

Can a 2 hour nap after a 6 time zone crossed flight cure possible jet lag?

It will: Help but your body will take time to adjust to the new time zone. Power naps will help with the transition. But not eliminate the jet lag ...Read more

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Is piles cure is possible without surgery. I have hemerjod of pile at outer anus. Is piles also reaponsible for digestive disorder?

Is piles cure is possible without surgery. I have hemerjod of pile at outer anus. Is piles also reaponsible for digestive disorder?

Psyllium Fiber: If you want to only care for this without any surgical intervention, then psyllium fiber or an equivalent is likely the best treatment for long term. Make sure you purchase unflavored psyllium. Start with a teaspoon a night mixed in 16 oz of water every night. ...Read more

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How can you treat/cure a possible yeast infection without using pills & creams? Is there an "all natural" way?

How can you treat/cure a possible yeast infection without using pills & creams? Is there an "all natural" way?

Yeast infection: There is no sure "all natural" way in which to treat this, but you do not indicate where the infection is located. If you are diabetic, on steroids or taking antibiotics, eliminating these may help prevent outbreaks, and changing your bowel flora with probiotics or yogurt may help. Treat your vaginal infection that your pharmacist may help you select. ...Read more

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Without being sexually active, how can one have vaginitis? And does it occur days after period ends? Natural cures available? Possible risks bc of it?

Without being sexually active, how can one have vaginitis? And does it occur days after period ends? Natural cures available? Possible risks bc of it?

Yes, yes, . ..and yes: Vaginitis =inflammation or infection of the vaginal tissues can be caused by chemical agents or inflammatory conditions or by perineal-anal microbes like bacterias, viruses, fungi etc. Without "being sexually active". It may occur days after period ends. Depending on its cause, "natural cures are available" or specific treatments can be offered to reduce discomfort and sexual or obstetrical risks ...Read more

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What are the possible cures for phimosis?

What are the possible cures for phimosis?

Medication or circ: Phimosis can be treated with steroid and antifungal creams. If the contracted part of the foreskin does not soften up sufficiently, then circumcision can be considered. ...Read more

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Is it possible cure sciatica for good?

Is it possible cure sciatica for good?

Yes: Find compressed lumbar nerve decompress nerve cure with slight risk of reoccurence with most causes ...Read more

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Can weed a possible cure for cancer?

Can weed a possible cure for cancer?

No: I am sorry but my answer is no. It has a few role in cancer as a supportive therapy for instance for severe intractable pain and for intractable vomiting. However, lately we also learn that weed actually can cause severe nausea/vomiting too for some people. But weed is not something you take to cure cancer. ...Read more

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What are some possible cures of primary amenorrhea?

What are some possible cures of primary amenorrhea?

No one always works: There are many unrelated causes for primary amenorrhea so the cause must be determined to find out if there is a cure. ...Read more

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What is the cause and possible cure of constant daily bloating and shrinking? I put on my jeans for a comfortable fit, then they slide in an hour.

What is the cause and possible cure of constant daily bloating and shrinking? I put on my jeans for a comfortable fit, then they slide in an hour.

Gas: Intestinal distension form gas is the cause, but why so excessive? May be your normal physiology. Could also be irritable bowel syndrome. Try some simple things like keeping track of foods that make it worse and avoiding them, or using anti-gas formulas such as beano, or others containing simethicone. If persistent or severe, see your primary care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Possible cure for the herpes virus?

Possible cure for the herpes virus?

Cure is unlikely: Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are permanent, with lifelong potential for recurrent oubreaks and/or transmission to close personal contacts. However, outbreaks tend to become very infrequent over time, and transmission becomes uncommon. Unfortunately, science has not found anything to cure herpes. Maybe someday, but probalby not in the near future. ...Read more

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What is the latest development for better treatment and possible cure for copd?

What is the latest development for better treatment and possible cure for copd?

No cure: There is no cure for COPD, There are several things one can do to alleviate symptoms. In general the list is:
1) smoking cessation 2) Supplemental Oxygen in more severe disease 3) inhaled medications: there are multiple options, inhaled steroids, bronchodilators etc 4) pulmonary rehabilitation (controlled exercise) 5) vaccinations for pneumonia and the flu. Discuss details with your doctor ...Read more

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What is the latest development for better treatment and possible cure for COPD?

What is the latest development for better treatment and possible cure for COPD?

Copd: There is no "cure" for copd, and unfortunately the medications for it can improve symptoms and reduce exacerbations but do not convincingly improve survival. Smoking cessation is by far the most important step in management. There are some new medications out, but nothing that really modifies the disease. Implantable "coils" are being studied and may offer improvement in symptoms for some. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any possible cure right now for cauda equina syndrome?

Please let me know if there is any possible cure right now for cauda equina syndrome?

Surgery or: Extremely constrictive, long term bracing in very specific circumstances are the only options. This deals with pressure on specific nerves as they start to divide after the base of the spinal cord and continued compression can lead to paralysis. Surgery is usually recommended. ...Read more

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What age is considered too old to try brain surgery as a possible cure?

What age is considered too old to try brain surgery as a possible cure?

It depends: All medical decisions have to balance risks with benefits. For many procedures, higher age carries higher risk. There is almost never a hard age cutoff, but if the risk of death or other complications is very high, from age or other reasons, the surgeon may judge the benefit too minimal to justify the risk- "first do no harm". A surgeon should be able to explain individual decisions about risk. ...Read more

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What is possible cure for IBS suffring from last 18 yrs.? Patiant 61 yrs. Male.

What is possible cure for IBS suffring from last 18 yrs.? Patiant 61 yrs. Male.

No cure...: There is no known cure for ibs. There is really no definitive diagnosis either. Modulation of diet and stress factors in your life often result in reduction of symptoms. Occasionally we have to prescribe medications. A recent advance in the management of ibs patients has been with a low-fodmaps diet that results in less bacterial fermentation of poorly absorbed carbohydrates. Ibsfree. Net. ...Read more

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Have been having serious case of acne as a result of me take prednecelone... I want to know the possible cure for the acne it's really irritating...?

Have been having serious case of acne as a result of me take prednecelone... I want to know the possible cure for the acne it's really irritating...?

Scientific Rx: Whoever is treating your with Prednisolone can either treat you or refer you. If topical benzoyl peroxide and the topical retinoic acid derivative you report taking have failed, topical Clindamycin is the best next step. If a low dose of a tetracycline systemically is offered, don't hesitate. ...Read more

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Good day, dr joel'm interested in information, if possible cure HIV / aids with tetrasil and where do I get it? I hope my answer soon thanks. .. Ariel

Good day, dr joel'm interested in information, if possible cure HIV / aids with tetrasil and where do I get it? I hope my answer soon thanks. .. Ariel

Complete nonsense: Ariel,
when you hear about that something cures HIV by "electrocuting the aids virus" you should be suspicious, amused, or angry, but you should not go looking for this stuff. It's snake-oil, and anyone trying to profit from it is a snake. ...Read more

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Is there any possible cures for costrochondritis? I was diagnosed with this in 2009. It has caused me to not be able to play some spors. As an active 14 year old, I need some answers. I have asked all around. Can you help?

Is there any possible cures for costrochondritis? I was diagnosed with this in 2009. It has caused me to not be able to play some spors. As an active 14 year old, I need some answers. I have asked all around. Can you help?

This: This condition usually resolves with anti-inflammatory medications like Ibuprofen taken every 6 hours for a few days. If you have tried this and it did not work then your doctor may want to put you on a short course of steroids. Also if the above have been tried with no success your doctor should consider another possible diagnosis. Have you had an ekg, chest x-ray and blood tests? If not talk to your doctor or have a parent or guardian talk to a doctor about other possibilities.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is surgery a possible cure for biliary atresia?

Is surgery a possible cure for biliary atresia?

YES: Biliary atresia involves both intra- and extra hepatic bile duct pathology. Standard extrahepatic bypass can provide extended survival for a minority of patients. Liver transplantation provides the only possibility for cure, though it carries with it significant morbidity and mortality. ...Read more

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What are possible cures of congestive heart failure?

What are possible cures of congestive heart failure?

Many treatments: It would probably be more corrrect to talk about things which control the congestive heart failure. There are many medications which control but really do not cure it. Sometimes cardiomyopathies resolve and no longer require medicine so that would be considered a cure, I think. If the heart failure is because of a valve problem which is corrected you might "cure" the heart failure (fix valve). ...Read more

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Is there any possible cure for cancer that does not include radiation? Is there some sort of drug, cell growth inhibition...Anything?

Is there any possible cure for cancer that does not include radiation? Is there some sort of drug, cell growth inhibition...Anything?

Cancer Therapy: It depends on the type of cancer and the stage (extent of spread) of the tumor. Many early cancers are cured by surgical excision; others, by drug therapy; still others often are treated by combined protocols that involve drug and radio-therapy. Only your oncologist can counsel you on the particular set of circumstances surrounding the cancer of which you speak. ...Read more

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What is the cause and possible cure for my right arm cramps?

What is the cause and possible cure for my right arm cramps?

Varies: It is based completely on the diagnosis. It can be vascular or nerve related. I would not hesitate to be checked for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why & how does PCOS happen? What is the cause of it? How to cure it if possible? Is it dangerous? Does it cause cancer or any other disease?

Why & how does PCOS happen? What is the cause of it? How to cure it if possible? Is it dangerous? Does it cause cancer or any other disease?

See Below...: PCOS is caused by higher insulin levels and is frequently related to elevated weight. It can be treated in many cases by normalizing body weight. There are hormones related to insulin that prevent the ovary from processing hormones correctly. This causes cysts to form on the ovary and increases male hormone concentration. It doesn't cause cancer but can lead to diabetes and heart disease. ...Read more

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I recently am experiencing drop foot. I shattered my foot 10 months ago in car accident. Is there a cure? Is it possible it will correct itself?

I recently am experiencing drop foot. I shattered my foot 10 months ago in car accident. Is there a cure? Is it possible it will correct itself?

Residual affects: Drop foot is a result of nerve or muscle weakening or possibly both. Your previous mva caused significant damage to the foot and you could be experiencing residual affects from this trauma. Physical therapy could be helpful but also recommend nerve testing. Symptoms could improve. Follow up with surgeon and inquire about an Ankle foot orthosis. This device could provide increased activity. ...Read more

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