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How do different medications treat contact dermatitis?

How do different medications treat contact dermatitis?

Reduce inflammation: Most contact dermatitis treatments are designed to reduce the inflammatory response that your body has mounted against the contactant. The rest are antihistamines, which reduce the itching. ...Read more

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How do different medications treat stasis dermatitis?

How do different medications treat stasis dermatitis?

Seborrheic derm: Ketoconazole is found in shampoos, foams, gels and creams. It's available in over-the-counter products in a 1 percent concentration and prescription products at a 2 percent strength. Some studies show that the 2 percent strength may be more effective. In a small percentage of people, ketoconazole can cause irritation, itching and burning. Prescription promiseb is very effective for seborrheic derm. ...Read more

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How do different medications treat nummular dermatitis?

How do different medications treat nummular dermatitis?

NUMMULAR DERMATITIS: Common with dry skin. Try to lubricate skin to prevent drying before applying steroid cream. Oral antibiotics may be given for inflamed lesions. For widespread and resistant cases puva rx may be helpful or oral steroid for short rx may be given. ...Read more

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How do different medications treat seborrheic dermatitis?

How do different medications treat seborrheic dermatitis?

Seborrheic derm: Ketoconazole is found in shampoos, foams, gels and creams. It's available in over-the-counter products in a 1 percent concentration and prescription products at a 2 percent strength. Some studies show that the 2 percent strength may be more effective. In a small percentage of people, ketoconazole can cause irritation, itching and burning. Prescription promiseb is very effective for seborrheic derm. ...Read more

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Is bursitis treatable with medication?

Is bursitis treatable with medication?

Yes: Most cases of bursitis are inflammatory, and thus can be treated with anti-inflammatories. This includes oral and injectable steroids as well as topical or oral nsaids. Infectious bursitis, called septic bursitis, requires use of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is vittiligo really treatable? What does the medication do?

Is vittiligo really treatable? What does the medication do?

Yes it is treatable: There are several treatments available for vitiligo which will help stimulate the pigment to come back. However treatments cannot necessarily prevent new areas of vitiligo. ...Read more

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Dandruff that is not treatable by any medication can be treated permanantly?

Dandruff that is not treatable by any medication can be treated permanantly?

No permanent cure: Dandruff is a chronic disorder of the skin that can be controlled or stabilized but there is not a cure. It tends to keep recurring especially when the scalp is dry or if irritated or stressed. ...Read more

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What are these bumps that I have at the very top of my buttcrack that itch. Moist in-between. Is it treatable with over-the-counter medication?

What are these bumps that I have at the very top of my buttcrack that itch. Moist in-between. Is it treatable with over-the-counter medication?

Possible heat rash: Your symptoms could be simply a heat rash which is very common and has the symptoms you describe. Try drying agents, e.g. goldbond and similar); if that doesn't work, see your PCP. ...Read more

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Is OCD treatable via medication (faverin) temporarly? Or will it be totally cured after you stop it? Is it like ADHD medications? Instantly workin?

Is OCD treatable via medication (faverin) temporarly? Or will it be totally cured after you stop it? Is it like ADHD medications? Instantly workin?

No, not instantly: Faverin and other ssri's require at least 4-6 weeks -- and often longer -- for therapeutic effect with ocd. It can help manage but not cure symptoms. They may return after you taper off and stop the drug. Faverin does not work instantly. ...Read more

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Is drug induced eps treatable?

Is drug induced eps treatable?

EPS: Extra pyramidal symptoms are very treatable, mainly by adjusting the dose of the psychotropic medication, switching to another psychotropic with less eps side-effect, or adding medications to counter the side-effects such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or cogentin. ...Read more

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Can you explain to me how some cancers are treatable but others are not? For examp. How can 2 forms of leukemia at same stage lead to different prog?

Can you explain to me how some cancers are treatable but others are not? For examp. How can 2 forms of leukemia at same stage lead to different prog?

Cancers: There are umpteenth number of cancers and all of them have different treatment and prognosis. One cancer may behave differently in two individuals. ...Read more

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Do you think drug addiction is a mental illness treatable with ssri's?

Do you think drug addiction is a mental illness treatable with ssri's?

Yes and no: It is absolutely a disease with well documented brain abnormalities. Not only have ssris not helped (unless co-occurring anxiety or depression) but some studies show increased usage when patients are given these agents. ...Read more

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My gp told me pubic lice is curable. The doctor from the sexual health tells me different they are treatable there's no cure. U live withthemcompletely?

My gp told me pubic lice is curable. The doctor from the sexual health tells me different they are treatable there's no cure. U live withthemcompletely?

Pubic Lice Cure: With proper use of prescription creams, or lotions, pubic lice is curable. Since it is a human parasite on the skin, you can catch it again from intimate exposure to others who have the lice, or by sharing contaminated clothing, towels. Contact your doctor, or a Dermatologist, for treatment. ...Read more

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Is mild stroke treatable?

Is mild stroke treatable?

Yes: Yes treatment is focused on physical therapy and preventing further strokes. ...Read more

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Is felty syndrome treatable?

Is felty syndrome treatable?

Yes: You need to consult with a rheumatologist which would be the type of doctor who would treat felty's syndrome. This is an unusual forrm of rheumatoid arthritis. There are treatments for this condition. ...Read more

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Can amyloidosis be treatable?

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Can amyloidosis be treatable?

Amyloidosis: Although no cure, symptoms can be treated with chemotherapeutic agents such as cytoxan, (cyclophosphamide) steroids such as dexamethasone, peripheral blood stem cell transplantation, liver transplantation, & treating the underlying conditions that might have caused it. ...Read more

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Is a goiter treatable?

Is a goiter treatable?

Yes: Treatment will depend on what triggered the goiter.It can vary from simple medication to surgical removal. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Is kidney reflux treatable?

Is kidney reflux treatable?

Ureteral reflux: Depending on severity, "kidney" or ureteral reflux is treatable. Since the main problem is an obstruction in the urine flow, surgical repair or stent placement are the methods of treatment. ...Read more

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What percentage of cancers are treatable?

What percentage of cancers are treatable?

All: Dr. Singh is correct. When I was a kid, we cured 2 out of 6 cancers (excepting the common non-melanoma skin cancers, which are easily managed). When I was in med school, it was 3 of 6; now it is 4 of six. "cancer is a word, not a sentence." be vigilant, avoid tobacco, and get seen early if you have any signs. ...Read more

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Hi, is cryptosporidium curable or treatable

Hi, is cryptosporidium curable or treatable

TREATABLE: Most people with healthy immune system will recover without any treatment and just fluids to prevent dehydration
People with weak immune system or in poor health are at risk for prolonged illness and children may have severe disease
It is a treatable condition requiring hydration and in some symptomatic anti diarrheal meds are used
Recurrences may happen in immune compromised patients with AIDS ...Read more

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What is angiomyolipoma of the kidney? Is it treatable?

What is angiomyolipoma of the kidney? Is it treatable?

Benign tumor: This is a fairly common benign tumor. If the imaging specialist is certain of the diagnosis, it's perhaps best left alone. If you have more than one, or other signs, it's suggestive of tuberous sclerosis, a highly variable genetic illness. A big one may respond to some recently-devised medical management. ...Read more

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What is angiomyolipoma of the kidney? Is it treatable?

What is angiomyolipoma of the kidney? Is it treatable?

Benign tumor: This is a fairly common benign tumor. If the imaging specialist is certain of the diagnosis, it's perhaps best left alone. If you have more than one, or other signs, it's suggestive of tuberous sclerosis, a highly variable genetic illness. A big one may respond to some recently-devised medical management. ...Read more

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Are leukodystrophies like metachromatic leukodystrophy (mld) treatable?

Are leukodystrophies like metachromatic leukodystrophy (mld) treatable?

Leukodystrophy: There is no cure for mld. Bone marrow transplantation may delay progression of the disease in some cases. Other treatment is symptomatic and supportive. Considerable progress has been made with regard to gene therapy in an animal model of mld.
(http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/metachromatic_leukodystrophy/metachromatic_leukodystrophy. Htm). ...Read more

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Is hyperaerated lungs treatable?

Is hyperaerated lungs treatable?

Not reversible: If the cause is known such as cops/emphysema it is treatable. There are people whose lung simply look hyperaerated but no disease, no treatment necessary. In asthma exacerbation, air trapping can occur and cause hyperaerated looking lung and if treated the cxr reverses. Hyperaeration by the way is a diagnosis made on imagings. ...Read more

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Is rathkes cleft cyst treatable?

Is rathkes cleft cyst treatable?

If symptomatic: Rathke's cleft cyst is a developmental remnant of rathke pouch, a normal structure formed during development of the pituitary gland. Most cysts are found incidentally during MRI scanning for other reasons.

If the cyst is causing symptoms such as headaches, visual compromise, or is affecting normal pituitary function, the cyst can be removed surgically.

Check with your neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Are any genetic conditions treatable in utero?

Are any genetic conditions treatable in utero?

Not directly: Currently there are no genetic discorders that can be treated in utero. There are consequences of certain disorders that can be treated however. The primary reason for knowing the genetic makeup of a baby in utero is for decision making and palnning outcomes. ...Read more

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