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Efudix (Definition)

Fluorouracil is a topical cancer agent which is a kind of skin-related medication. ...Read more


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Psoriasis- method for patient to estimate plaque coverage? Dr. recs tanning bed, but is that along with topical steroid & vit D? How much tanning?

Psoriasis- method for patient to estimate plaque coverage? Dr. recs tanning bed, but is that along with topical steroid & vit D? How much tanning?

Light therapy: Light therapy is generally prescribed along with other treatments such as topical steroid and vit D. The prescribing physician should clearly indicate the amount of UV exposure prescribed both to optimize results and to apply for insurance reimbursement. ...Read more

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What causes foot to peel? Has seen derma, rec'd cream but still peels. No pain or itching.

What causes foot to peel? Has seen derma, rec'd cream but still peels. No pain or itching.

Dermatitis/fungus: Various skin conditions including fungus, allegic reaction to material in shoe or sock( contact dermatitis), eczema or manefestation of another condition could be the cause. Did the dermatologist do any diagnostic testing such as a biopsy. What type of cream was prescribed? If the medication is not for the correct condition, it won't work. Sometimes oral medication or other therapy may be needed. ...Read more

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Is penile doppler ultrasound covered under medicaid?

Is penile doppler ultrasound covered under medicaid?

Maybe: Medicaid is state by state dependant and it depends on what medical condition is being investigated. ...Read more

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Does Anti TB drugs i.e rifampicin & isoniazid cause lump on vulva or outer labia majora?

Does Anti TB drugs i.e rifampicin & isoniazid cause lump on vulva or outer labia majora?

Should not: These medications should not cause lumps like that. Please see a doctor as soon as possible for an exam so that they can fine the cause of these lumps for you. ...Read more

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Is SIRT worth doing for liver liver metastases 1x 7 cm 1x 6 cm 8 under 2 cm?

Is SIRT worth doing for liver liver metastases 

1x 7 cm
1x 6 cm
8 under 2 cm?

Yes: Multiple liver lesions can be treated by a number of approaches because what is in liver will not spread. Originally ligation of hepatic artery was used since portal vein supplies hepatocytes and hepatic artery the metastatic tumors.Can be used with SIRT which is a form of RT treatment wherein a dose of SIR-Spheres® microspheres are delivered up to 40 times higher than conventional doses. ...Read more

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5 days with black and blue eye.saw er doc on day 3-4. Does vitamin c help heal faster? Make color/swelling go away faster?

5 days with black and blue eye.saw er doc on day 3-4. Does vitamin c help heal faster? Make color/swelling go away faster?

Yes, along with...: While I am unaware of formal research, Vitamin C along with bioflavonoids is widely considered to help bruises heal faster. You should also eat fruits, esp. blueberries and other berries. I also highly recommend Arnica as a cream, as well as internally as homeopathic Arnica 12c 2-3 pellets 2-3x/day. For more ideas see http://www.organicnutrition.co.uk/articles/bruises.htm ...Read more

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Treatment for cebv? My dr. Moved back to france. Treatment 1g of zovirax (acyclovir) IV for 5 days. Lasted 3 ys 100%. Repeated 3 ys. Need find dr. To do drip!

Treatment for cebv?   My dr. Moved back to france.  Treatment 1g of zovirax (acyclovir) IV for 5 days. Lasted 3 ys 100%. Repeated 3 ys. Need find dr. To do drip!

Find ID doc: The onees that i can think of are infectious disease and sometimes rheumatologist. I would start at academic centers. Most of us out in the community are not doing due to cost and insurance issues. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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3 inches pennies are enough dor sex?

3 inches pennies are enough dor sex?

A little short: But satisfying sex can be achieved with a 3 inch penis & an understanding partner. Penis should be long enough to achieve vaginal penetration. Many women like, need or want plenty of foreplay or additional stimulation of clitoris. Very large penises can be quite uncomfortable for some women. Suggest you discuss penile size before proceeding with attempted sex, openness & honesty is best policy. ...Read more

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Any tip make a prednisone taper below 5 mg less taxing? I'm REALY struggling & it's affecting my job. I told my doctor & he just said keep tapering.

Any tip make a prednisone taper below 5 mg less taxing? I'm REALY struggling & it's affecting my job. I told my doctor & he just said keep tapering.

Prednisone Taper: Unfortunately, some of us don't really listen or understand what our patients are telling us. Look Doc, I can't function at all with my prednisone under 5 mg. I don't know how long or why you are on prednisone. If you can't make him listen and it is affecting you like that, then maybe you need a second opinion. That's how I would handle it. ...Read more