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What is treatment for fibrosis of marrow, and what are chances of survival?

The prognosis in: Myelofibrosis can be quite variable. There is a scoring system which would be of help in an individual case. Talk to your doc about the specifics of your case. ...Read more

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Epidural (Definition)

The epidural space is an anatomical space just outside the fluid filled sac that contains the spinal cord and brain. Anesthesiologists and pain physicians are skilled at placing needles or catheters (tubes) into this space in the spinal canal to administer medications. These medicines can treat the pain of surgery or labor. These medicines can also be used to treat chronic ...Read more


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Treatment options for cystic fibrosis? Thanks!

Treatment options for cystic fibrosis? Thanks!

Prevention: CF is caused by a genetic problem resulting in poor sodium control in cells. There are several genetic subtypes. Tx is directed at preventing lung infections, maintaining adequate nutrition (through increased calories & enzyme replacement) & salt intake. Best be treated at center that specializes in cf. Where a team approach provides all services needed or anticipated. Where research is ongoing. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cystic fibrosis?

What is the best treatment for cystic fibrosis?

Depends: Cystic fibrosis (CF) can affect many organs. The pancreas and lungs are the most commonly and severely affected. It is a rare disease that requires treatment by specialized doctors, ideally through a cystic fibrosis foundation accredited care center. For more info, link to www.Cff.Org. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for cystic fibrosis?

What are the treatment options for cystic fibrosis?

CF treatment: usually consists of enzyme replacement, nutritional support, and appropriate medications to treat symptoms of the lungs and gastrointestinal tract. Keeping vaccines up to date is very important, as people with cystic fibrosis are at higher risk of complication from vaccine preventable diseases. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for cystic fibrosis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for cystic fibrosis?

None: There is no best or fastest treatment for cystic fibrosis. It is by far an incurable disease. So far, treatment has been focused upon prevention and treatment of complications. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for cystic fibrosis?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for cystic fibrosis?

Depends: There can be a lot of variation to how CF affects a person, and the medicines and treatments have to be carefully selected by your team of medical pros. Individual needs vary. Maybe antibiotics - by mouth or by iv, bronchodilators, mucolytics, anti-inflammatory, steroids, vitamins, zinc, pancreatic enzyme treplacements, chest physiotherapy, or more! http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/cys. ...Read more

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Could my medical problems be related to my treatment of cystic fibrosis?

Depends: It depends on your problems. This is a question more appropriately discussed with your personal doctor. ...Read more

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Is there treatment for penile fibrosis following pirapism?

Is there treatment for penile fibrosis following pirapism?

Might be: You would want to check with a specialist (urology) who possibly would recommend therapy such as surgery, vacuum pump, or stretching. Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Can there be any cystic fibrosis treatment available?

Involves lots or it: CF patients require a combination of regular health care support through their primary care physician.They will also require complex additional care from a pediatric pulmonologist, usually working from a cystic fibrosis clinic. The clinic staff will include technicians in respiratory care and dietitians.Their care will involve daily medications and pulmonary routines.Discuss this with the local dr. ...Read more

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