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Does Any One Know A Treatment For Leishmaniasis
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WHO states on their site that there is no diagnostic test for Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis. How would one get diagnosed then for this disease?
Research: There are no currently available vaccines against dengue. See http://www.Cdc.Gov/dengue/prevention/index.Html for more information. ...Read more
Lice: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more
Surgery: Many but not all of these can be cured by complete surgical resection, provided the tumor has not spread. ...Read more
Clinical research: While there is some clinical evidence that the bcg vaccine (given in certain countries as a vaccine for tb) can be somewhat protective against leprosy (since the two diseases are caused by similar organisms), it is not a great vaccine against leprosy. There are many academic centers around the world currently working on making a better vaccine. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There may be many contributing causes such as esophageal reflux, pain, prostagladins, psychological, parasympathetic autonomic nervous system-related problem, hyperventilation.... Best for her to see her physician to make sure it is not a medical problem first and talk to her about her feelings about sex. If she were raped in the past, it could be triggering memory or be a PTSD reaction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long will I live if I am HBsAG positive at the age of 29?
Is there any cure available for hbsag?
HepB surface Ag: If you have hepatitis B surface antigen it means that you have been infected with this virus, but whether you will develop chronic infection or develop antibodies depends upon when you were infected. Chronic hepatitis can also remain inactive. You need to be seen and followed by a hepatologist or infectious disease expert. There is now treatment available, and further testing will tell you more. ...Read more
How contagious is genital herpes? Is there any treatment that will suppress genital herpes for a long period of time? I just want to know how contagious genital herpes is. Also i want to know if there are any treatments to suppress hsv2 for a long period
Hello. : Hello. If you have active disease it is very contagious. If you have sores you should not have sex. Even if a condom is used it might not adequately prevent contact with all of the lesions. Remember that herpes can be spread even when there aren't active lesions. Regarding suppression, some people with frequent outbreaks receive daily medication (i.e., acyclovir, famciclovir, or valacyclovir). ...Read more
Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a specialty for treating people with illness and disease? Looking for a doctor for my husband but don't know what to search for.
See an internist: An internist (internal medicine specialist) is the specialty to choose. Internists have a wide range of knowledge or diseases of adults. Sometimes, patients have particular problems requiring further expertise (for example, for kidney diseases or joint diseases) but for his primary physician he would be best served by seeing an internist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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