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Gliosis Symptoms And Treatment
(Pre) diabetes: Insulin resistance is usually diagnosed in someone who is overweight or obese or has a large waist circumference (>40" in men & >35" in women). There are no symptoms of ir but it means that you need more Insulin to keep your sugars in control compared to "normal" non-Insulin resistant person. Treatment is healthy diet & regular exercise in order to lose weight. Metformin is drug of choice. ...Read more
Chr myeloid leukemia: CML can cause high white count with white cells in different stages of maturation, anemia and high platelet count. Fatigue, abdominal pain, early satiety from splenomegaly, bleeding diathesis, risk of infection, usually blood tests and bone marrow biopsy establishes diagnosis by virtue of having a philadelphia chromosome abnormality (translocation 9:22). Disease is highly treatable with oral drugs. ...Read more
Look for a dentist who is a member of the american academy of oorofacial pain. Most of the members who have attained fellowship status are well trained to conservatively manage these disorders.
Aaop. Org. ...Read more
Amoebiasis: Of the 10% to 20% of people who become symptomatic from e. Histolytica infection it is usually mild with loose stool, abdominal pain & cramping. In more serious cases of dysentery there is bloody diarrhea, fever & abdominal pain. There are cases where it has spread to the liver, lungs & brain. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
Dermatofibroma: A dermatofibroma is a benign skin nodule. It could be the same color as your skin or red, brown or black. Dermatofibromas are not usually painful but once in a while may be tender. They sometimes develop in an area of skin that was traumatized. They usually do not require treatment. Sometimes they are surgically removed for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more
Supportive care: This rare pattern of premature aging is caused by a random new genetic mutation. Assessment and confirmantion of any such DX by a geneticist is imperitive. Most work with a team of specialists who can monitor the DX specific healthrisks ; provide guidence for your local source of care. They can also help you find support groups ; other parents in the same situation. ...Read more
Pain: Pain with axial and or torsional loading of the wrist located at the ulnar side of the wrist. You may get popping and or mild locking as well. Diagnosis is by MRI and or arthrogram. Treatment is arthroscopic with debridement for a central tear and repair for a peripheral tear. You should be evaluated by a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Stop the medication: Akethesia is usually caused by bad reaction to a neurotropic medication. It involves restless movements and inability to sit still. Once the medication is reduced or stopped, the symptoms should resolve. ...Read more
Malaria Symptoms: May include headache, fever, shivering, sweating, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dry cough, muscle/joint/back pain & enlarged spleen. There is a cyclic pattern of being very cold & shivering followed by feeling very hot and sweating. Additionally one can develop jaundice, blood in urine, anemia, eye problems (nystagmus, problems with eye movements), seizures & coma. There are a # of antimalarial meds ...Read more
Torulopsis: A type of yeast infection caused by torulopsis glabrata. The fungus is often found in normal healthy skin, respiratory system, genitourinary system and gastrointestinal system and it generally only becomes a problem in weakened immune system. Closely related to candida it may rarely be fatal or ususally cause vaginitis or a rash depnding on how seere the underlying immune disease is. ...Read more
Yes: Chlamydia symptoms are highly variable. Some men or women with chlamydia have no symptoms at all and can carry the infection for years without knowing it. This is one reason why this infection is so common. Other people have symptoms occasionally. Some people have bad pain very suddenly and get treated right away. Best wishes! ...Read more
Leukoplakia is a white patch that usually occurs in the mouth on the cheek or tongue. It usually occurs in response to an irritation, such as a rough tooth or ill-fitting denture, or to smoking or chewing tobacco.
Often times, removing the irritation or quitting smoking or chew will allow the white spot to disappear. Some leukoplakia is pre-cancerous and should be biopsied. ...Read more
All treatments: Have side effects. What they are and their severity depends on the treatment being used, and the condition being treated. Discuss all medications and side effects with your doctor, as there are often alternative treatments with fewer or different side effects. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Depenfs: A diverticulum is a bulge through a weakness in the intestinal wall. A divertiucum can occur in the esophagus, small intestine, and colon. A diverticulum myy have no symptoms & there are no medications for a diverticulum. Those in the esophagus can cause swallowing problems & may need surgery. Small bowel ones are observed. Avoid constipation for those in colon. ...Read more
More info?: Adjustment disorder means that whatever symptoms you are having are the result of your reaction to some incident, change, or situation. At some point if the symptoms do not resolve the diagnosis will change to reflect a difficulty more inherent to you. This also means that specifically working on improving your coping strategies, attitude, understanding and " adjustment" to "it"should help. ...Read more
Giardia Details...: Transmission of infectious Giardia cysts occurs via three routes: waterborne, foodborne, or fecal-oral transmission. Exercise caution when cleaning up feces, use gloves and wash hands afterward. Risk is very low. 50% of patients clear the infection with experiencing symptoms. Typical symptoms include diarrhea, malaise, cramps, nausea, etc. Treatment: symptomatic management and antibiotics. ...Read more
SIMPLE ANSWER: There is no specific symptom. Symptoms vary, for example: fevers, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, weakness and shortness of breath to name a few. Initial best test is a: CBC - complete blood count. For CML there has been a chromosomal translocation known as bcr/abl resulting in what is known as the philadelphia chromosome. Treatments are oral tyrosine kinase inhibitors that target c-kit. ...Read more
Brain attack: Like a heart attack, there is decreased blood flow to parts of the brain resulting in partial or complete damage to nerve cells. Common symptoms include loss of vision, one-sided weakness and/or numbness, loss of balance, deficiency of speech expression or understanding, dizziness, etc. Causation includes hypertension, smoking, diabetes, etc. Prevention is best approach. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I used canesten 3 day treatment but I still have symptoms. Is this normal?
Canesten is clotrimazole, an antifungal medication that should help against vaginal candidiasis.
It's possible though that the Candida may have some resistance, or there is something going on besides just a simple candidal infection. I would recommend going to see your GYN doctor. They can certainly help - by making the correct diagnosis and guiding treatment more effectively. ...Read more