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How to get the correct diagnosis for thyroidism?

How to get the correct diagnosis for thyroidism?

Scan and biopsy: If the patient is sweaty and losing weight hyperthyroidism may be present. If putting on weight and swelling present pretibially, myxedema may be developing. Thyroxin levels in the system will indicate hyper or hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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How do the doctors describe chronic lumbago?

How do the doctors describe chronic lumbago?

Lumbago, old term: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection ...Read more

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How does multiple sclerosis cause depression? How and what is to the best way to treat depression in a patient with multiple sclerosis?

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How does multiple sclerosis cause depression? How and what is to the best way to treat depression in a patient with multiple sclerosis?

NMS but...: You need to find out whether your physical limitation from the MS vs coexisting depression is the basic issue. It has been noted that regular exercise reduces MS problem (also depression ) as well as lower salt intake, cooler weather, and vitamin D3 supplement. You will need to work with your neurologist and mental health professional to sort this out. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the exact diagnosis criteria for depression?

Can you tell me the exact diagnosis criteria for depression?

You can "google": Depression for the "exact" terminology. Depressive sx's may include low mood, irritability, anger, ^ or v sleep, change in appetite, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness, v energy, v self-esteem, feelings of guilt. V motivation, absence of joy, v concentration, v memory ; suicidal thoughts. ...Read more

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Lumbar stenosis! please help me what type of treatment i need to choose to come back to normal condition. Full diagnosis http://shrib.Com/healthtap

Lumbar stenosis! please help me what type of treatment i need to choose to come back to normal condition. Full diagnosis http://shrib.Com/healthtap

Medicine is personal: Whatever the diagnosis, each person is unique. Someone will need to check you, know your exact symptoms, evaluate disability, know local resources that could be helpful. ...Read more

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How do you make the diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis?

How do you make the diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis?

Imaging: There are some clues on history (worse with walking, standing, and/or maintaining certain postures, and relieved with sitting or lying) but the presentation is often similar to peripheral vascular disease- unilateral or bilateral pain with sensory loss, weakness, with symptoms worse with activity. The diagnosis is made by typical symptoms and neuroimaging- some debate between ct vs. Mri. ...Read more

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How to get rid of piles of primary stage?

How to get rid of piles of primary stage?

Haemorrhoids: Piles (haemorrhoids) are swellings that develop inside and around the back passage (anus). Symptoms range from temporary and mild, to persistent and painful. In many cases, piles are small and symptoms settle down without treatment. If required, treatment is usually effective. http://patient.info/health/piles-haemorrhoids ...Read more

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What can I do to treat the physical symptoms of anxiety/depression?

What can I do to treat the physical symptoms of anxiety/depression?

Cognitive Behavioral: Depends on the severity and persistence of the symptoms as well as the type of symptoms. Either way, whether panic (fear) or anxiety symptoms, identifying thoughts associated with your symptoms is key. Deep breathing exercises can be a "quick and dirty" tool but i would suggest looking up cognitive behavioral therapy as a long term solution. Exercise is best, quick tool when depressed. ...Read more

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In simple terms can anyone tell me what is the best treatment for multiple sclerosis?

In simple terms can anyone tell me what is the best treatment for multiple sclerosis?

My opinion: For what it's worth, each ms patient is unique and not all meds fit each person. Yet, you want a potent effective medicine, and nowadays we have lots of choices. Must consider risks and side effects. Most effective meds in descending order would be tysabri, (natalizumab) gilenya, tecfidera, rebif, betaseron, aubagio, copaxone, and lastly avonex. No perfect med exists commercially.. ...Read more

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How can the doctors treat chronic lumbago?

How can the doctors treat chronic lumbago?

Depends on cause: Chronic low back pain (lumbago) can be treated with medications, therapy, home exercise and even injections. It depends on the history of the back problem, the physical examination and sometimes diagnostic imaging. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of septic hip?

What's the best treatment to get rid of septic hip?

Surgery and Meds: This usually requires the hip be drained surgically and the IV antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can you explain the diagnosis of lumbar radiculopathy?

Can you explain the diagnosis of lumbar radiculopathy?

Lumbar radiculopathy: Lumbar radiculopathy refers to pain where a nerve is compressed in the lower back/lumbar region causing pain that radiates or shoots down the leg following the innervation pattern of the nerve that is being compressed. ...Read more

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How to confirm diagnosis of fibroadenosis?

How to confirm diagnosis of fibroadenosis?

Biopsy: An experienced surgeon can determine by examination and imaging if there is a fibroadenoma. The most definitive confirmation is to have a needle biopsy. This is performed as an outpatient procedure and results are back in 2-3 days. Fibroadenomas are benign without any potential to turn into cancer. ...Read more

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How to go about proper diagnosis of personality disorder?

How to go about proper diagnosis of personality disorder?

Proper?: The Clinical Psychologist should be experienced in personality disorders. They'll possibly use some tests and interview about life all the way back. They might benefit from seeing creative work. Many personality qualities don't emerge early in relationships so it can take time. These are NOT diseases! They are styles of being. So the term Dx is a bit misleading to many. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How do you confirm the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis?

How do you confirm the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis?

There no one test: According to the american college of rheumatology if you have four of the seven symptoms listed below for more than 6 weeks morning stiffness that lasts over an hour arthritis in at least three joints arthritis of the joints of the hand arthritis on both sides of the body. A positive blood test (rf) the presence of rheumatoid nodules x-rays that show signs of rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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How do "rebound headaches" work exactly? Please describe in the most concise way possible.

How do "rebound headaches" work exactly? Please describe in the most concise way possible.

from taking : Non-steroidal anti inflammatory (nsaids) daily: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/rebound-headaches/ds00613.

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What's the best treatment to get rid of psychiatric problems?

What's the best treatment to get rid of psychiatric problems?

A combination: The best treatment for most mental disorders is a combination of psychotherapy and medications. Some disorders do not respond to medication, so in that case you rely on psychotherapy alone. ...Read more

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How to treat of funiculitis?

How to treat of funiculitis?

Funiculitis: It will require antibiotics orally or IV if severed signs of infection is observed . ...Read more

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How do you make the diagnosis of sclerosing lymphangitis?

How do you make the diagnosis of sclerosing lymphangitis?

Not sure: This DX is vague. Usually this is r/to cellulitis or venous hypertension that destroys the lymphatic channels causing secondary lymphedema. ...Read more