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Diet For Hepatosplenomegaly Treatment
My son 3 year old is diagnoised with niemann pick type b, he has hepetosplenomegally and no other symptoms. Any information about treatment?
Need supportive care: Unfortunately it is a inherited lysosomal storage disease, fats called sphingolipds accumulates in side the cells of body due to lack of an enzyme (in all cells of body) 'sphingomyelinase' nih has trail drug cyclodextrim efficacy not known, please seek supportive groups like nnpdf. Org you and your family need this for help and latest developments. ...Read more
Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Various reasons.: Fetal hepatosplenomegaly, once confirmed, may be seen with several fetal syndromes, such as torch infections (fetal infections: CMV mostly), glycogen storage disorders (genetic), beckwith-wiedemann syndrome, neuroblastoma, liver tumors (hepatoblastoma, hemangioendothelioma, leukemia), unctontrolled maternal diabetes mellitus and fetal anemia. Also see: http://women. Texaschildrens. Org/fetalcenter/. ...Read more
It depends. ..: It depends on the cause. An enlarged liver can be secondary to fat in the liver (most common) or from infilatrative disease (such as cancer). An enlarged spleen can be secondary to cirrhosis or some of the blood disorders. It would be important for your doctor to determine why you have this, so that it can be treated if possible. ...Read more
U/S Liver mildly enlarged (17.5 in MCL), spleen 14.5 cm mild hepatosplenomegaly? Gastroenterologist isn't concerned? BP 130/80 rare alcohol
Why was the: Ultrasound done? Do you have any hemoglobinopathy? If you do not have any symptoms then you may be okay ...Read more
I recently had a CT scan which showed hepatosplenomegaly and lung problems and I am sick. What could it be?
My husband is having fever since 12 days and treated for typhoid since 5 days. His ultrasonography shows hepatosplenomegaly. He has fever and headache?
CT scan says: Hepatosplenomegaly, w/ hepatic steatosis. I'm diabetic and have had stomach pain vomiting & diareaha for 3 weeks. Lost 20#. Any ideas?
Viral hepatitis?: These are very worrisome signs and symptoms. Please see your doctor right away. Please drink plenty of fluids. Please refrain from use of alcohol at all right now. Take half of your usual insulin dose while ill. If the vomiting doesn't resolve tonight, go to the ER. It could be several things from viruses like Epstein-Barr, hepatitis, or something worse like cancer. ...Read more
1. Be certain symptoms are caused by sibo. See health care provider, have hydrogen breath test (test does have limits too)
if sibo documented and symptoms related--may warrant:
2. Course of antibiotic Rifaximin or neomycin if the Rifaximin is too expensive.
3. Improve bowel motility
4. Consider diet such as low fodmaps diet for ibs or, possibly, scd. ...Read more
Perhaps: About 10% of the population has nightshade sensitivity (eggplant, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes, etc). They do best totally avoiding all nightshade plants. Three months is a good trial. Also consider dairy and gluten free. Eating becomes challenging, but still doable with practice. There are still many foods and a good dietitian can help you. Leigh wagner rd at kumc will do phone consults. ...Read more
My husband is diagnosed with osteophytic lipping what should be the treatment? Diet and is it curable?
Radiology term: Osteophytic lipping is a term used on XRAY report. The layman term would be bone spur near the edge of a bone. ...Read more
Sept start Oct I had hemerraids was on Meds/ high Fibre Diet and getting Banned Done Twice a week but my last treatment my Groin started hurting.
Groin pain: You must report this symptom to the rectal surgeon who performed the procedure as the groin pain may be referred pain from a problem in the anorectal area caused by the banding of the hemorrhoids. ...Read more
Always suffered from hemmoroids, usually mild minimal bleeding after a hard BM. Even with treatment/proper diet- still there. Why do some not go away?
There is no treatment for nash. But you may be able to limit damage to your liver by managing conditions that increase your risk for NASH or make it worse. You can: reduce your total cholesterol level. Reach a healthy weight. If you need to lose weight, be sure to do so slowly quick weight loss from crash diets, surgery, or medicine increases inflammation
control diabetes, exercise regularly. ...Read more
Organic: As much as possible you want a high nutrient whole foods, preferably organic (pesticide-free) as tolerated. A good cookbook, for everyone in the family, is one bite at a time, by rebecca katz. ...Read more
I am suffering from acute and chronic follicular tonsilitis. Please suggest the treatment and diet?
I am a 44yr women & have been diagnosed with a under active thyroid. What is the best diet treatment?
Avoid goitrogens ;:
The main treatment is taking thyroid hormone (ideally natural thyroid- see http://bit. Ly/1ccxy0r
but avoiding certain foods called goitrogens that inhibit thyroid function may help- see
taking kelp or other sources of iodine many help, as well as avoiding Fluoride ; bromine- see http://bit. Ly/1ddkbiq
i advise eating primarily organic foods- see http://bit. Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more
What to do if I have been diagonised with mild hepatomegaly, what is the treatment, how can I cure with the help of diet?
What is the cause??: One must know the etiology to prescribe the treatment and prognosticate the outcome. Seek help with the aide of a gastroenterologist ...Read more
Hi doctors, can you tell me what is mild prostatomegaly with prominent median lobe, what is my conditon now what is treatment and diet?
If your urologist did an exam-CYSTOSCOPY-he found an enlargement of the middle part of the prostate. If this is so, one encounters some trouble voiding (urination)
You are relatively young man for that to occur. Did you have an infection which may temporarily puffs the gland.
Did he recommend treatment, medication? Elaborate more so one can better help ...Read more
I am on a low iodine diet for 2 weeks to prepare for a iodine radiation treatment. I pretty much know what I can't have, but what can I have?
Diet somewhat limite: You can get a list of things that you can eat or shouldn't eat as well as some recipe ideas at www. Thyca. Org. ...Read more
Diagnosed with MS 5 years ago and on my 5th treatment. I normally feel pretty good, just never 100%. Can aspertame or my diet making it worse?
Consider this: Aspertame is considered benign and safe by many, but does metabolize to carbon monoxide and other toxins, so, might be best to avoid. Some pts are sensitive to gluten and best to stay away from that also. A low fat, low salt diet seems useful, and vitamin D-3 supplements can assist. Propose you discuss all of this with your neurologist. ...Read more
Colonoscopy treatment starts tom. Can I do the liquid diet till the time I start that or stop even earlier? Is green jello ok for liquid diet?
Colonoscopy: Jello is ok. You should have nothing by mouth after midnight until you are done with the procedure. ...Read more
Last 15 yrs cholesterol averages 200-220 w/49 hdl. Read statins can be harmful. Exercise & good diet better treatment? Have not been so good at that
Statin drugs: The main side effect of statin drugs is lowering the risk of heart attack/stroke in patients w/ high cholesterol. Recommendations about who should take statin drugs are based on a very large amount of clinical data and represent evidence-based scientific medicine. Whether to take a statin depends on lots of factors. For personalized advice, consult your doctor or a specialist on HealthTap. ...Read more
I've modified diet pretty rigidly for LPR but what effect do occasional slips (alcohol, tomato sauce) have on treatment? Do they reset the clock to 0?
I am hiv+ and under treatment last 1 year but I gain 15 kg what kind of diet should I follow with HIV treatment not to gain more weight please advice me?
Diet: Some weight gain comes from the side effects of the medications you're on. Generic advice would be to cut out foods that deliver high calories such as red meat, carb loaded foods - pasta, breads, sweets, whole milk dairy products, etc. Veggies are 0 calories, fruits contain healthier types of sugar. Use natural sweeteners such as agava, stevia or xylitol. I would refer you to a dietitian too. ...Read more
What can I do to get ready for cancer treatment? I will be having a surgical treatment for cancer, how do I need to prepare? Is there a specific diet I need to follow?
Depends on person: Herbalife protein shakes are high protein, low carb shakes, mostly whey protein. If you're using them as a part of a diet (low calorie, zone, or low carb program), then they will be helpful. If you take them without an actual program, like other shakes, they won't be very helpful. There are many protein shakes in the market and the biggest factor is taking them correctly and following a diet. ...Read more