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Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis treatment?

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis treatment?

Not required: Most cases of dish do not cause symptoms. If you have the typical flowing calcification on the right side of the thoracic spine it does not require specific treatment. If you are having pain or have problems in the neck or low back first make sure the diagnosis is correct. If you are certain the most important treatment is physical therapy. The first line of treatment for symptoms are nsaid's. ...Read more

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Idiopathic (Definition)

An idiopathic medical condition is one of unknown or obscure cause. In some conditions, there may be known causes as well. For example, themajority of glaucoma cases are idiopathic (unknown cause), but there are some cases related to eye ...Read more


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Anyone know what is a hyperostosis versus a small calcified meningioma mean?

Anyone know what is a hyperostosis versus a small calcified meningioma mean?

Radiographic lingo: Hyperostosis refers to a proliferation of the skull focally. Sometimes it is difficult to differentiate between hyperostosis and a calcified meningioma which is a brain tumor that is close to the skull. It is also important to keep in mind that a meningioma( which is usually a benign tumor) itself can irritate the adjacent skull and lead to hyperostosis. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with myelitis diffuse what is it?

I was diagnosed with myelitis diffuse what is it?

Spinal cord disease: The it is at the end of the word usually meands infection or inflammation myelitis is the affection of the spinal cord by such processes. ...Read more

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How much and how often should I be eating with idiopathic gastroparesis

How much and how often should I be eating with idiopathic gastroparesis

Depends: Smaller, more frequent meals is the rule of thumb for ig. You will be able to tell what size meals you can tolerate comfortably with time. ...Read more

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Do's and don'ts if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Do's and don'ts if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Kidney: Regular check up adequate water avoid motrin, lithium or meds that can damage kidneys. ...Read more

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Good things to do if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Good things to do if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Kidney disease?: Your diagnosis of mild diffuse paenchymal disease (p) was made by a radiologist (r) looking at your renal ultrasound (u). The r's finding of p is a subjective one based on the r's interpretation of the u. You need to go to a nephrologist to have your urine collected for 24 hours to assess your kidney function, along with blood work. Then, can you have an objective idea of your kidneys' function. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I can get idiopathic thrombocytopenia pupura a second time?

Is it possible that I can get idiopathic thrombocytopenia pupura a second time?

Chronic disorder: Itp in adults is often a chronic disorder. There may be a period of remission which makes it appear that a person is getting the disease second time, when it in fact it was never cured. ...Read more

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I have had 2 idiopathic uedvts and have been referred to a hematologist. What will he?

I have had 2 idiopathic uedvts and have been referred to a hematologist. What will he?

Risk factors: A hematologist will likely discuss with you your risk factors for dvt- birth control, smoking, family history. ...They will probably also do some blood tests to check for genetic or acquired conditions that can increase your tendency to develop blood clots. Finally, they will discuss with you how long you will need to continue the blood thinners that have likely been prescribed for you. ...Read more

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