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Golfers Vasculitis Treatment
Steriods: Vasculitis is a general term for a group of uncommon diseases that feature inflammation of the blood vessels. Treatment is directed toward decreasing the inflammation of the blood vessels and improving the function of affected organs. The most common treatment is with steroids - like prednisone. Other medications that can reduce the body's immune reponse can also be effective. ...Read more
Keep open: Treatment is directed toward keeping the blood vessels open with blood thinners or rx to increase circulation. Livedoid vasculopathy is a skin condition usually found in young to middle aged women. Blood vessels become plugged, usually in the lower extremities, and ulcerations can develop. ...Read more
It shouldn't: This is not an infection so tne treatment should not have any effect on others. ...Read more
Yes it can: A vascular medicine physician can perform treatment to get rid of livido vascularis. ...Read more
many types and caus: Vasculitis is basically an inflammation of the blood vessels. There are many different causes and of course many different types of treatment. Your physician should tell you it is due to artery or vein disease and of course what is the underlying cause. Treatment may range from steroids to nsaids (advil) to compression to observation. ...Read more
What is a treatment of petechiae caused by sjogren's syndrome and vasculitis? Does it go away without any treatment?
Petechiae: These are tiny bruises and will go away on their own. The more important question is whether the underlying disease is being adequately treated. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
With moderately severe cryofibrinogenemia that requires treatment, what type of specialist is the best to consult for this disease? Is it considered to be a form of vasculitis?
It depends: Cryofibrinogenemia can be primary, or secondary to another illness. If it's primary, it's a blood disorder and increases your chance of lymphoma, so you should see a hematologist/oncologist at some point. It can also be due to a rheumatologic illness (eg lupus, rhuematoid arthritis) and either way, it has symptoms like vasculitis, so a rheumtologist should also be on your team. ...Read more
Treatment options: For a comprehensive list of treatment options, see up to date. Com. ...Read more
Does a +p-ANCA in a pt with SLE mean they automatically have vasculitis or just that they are at risk for it? Wat are the implications for treatment
Maynot mean anything: That depends on the clinical and other lab. Usually we don't see anything for him people with SLE, and if it's there it may not be related to the pathogenesis of SLE or of the diagnosis may not be SLE. Rarely I guess that you could have a overlap syndrome ...Read more
Can remicade (infliximab) treatment cause vasculitis? My neice on remicade (infliximab) for moderate to severe crohn disease. Suddenly developed l pain leg. Tests showed vascu
Is small blood vessel vasculitis associated with skin or cutanious cancers? What is the best treatment strategy?
In vasculitis treatment, what is treatment with Cellcept intended to improve? (ie joint/muscle pain, GI issues, lessen blood in urine, petechia etc)
Cellcept: Is given as an immunosuppressive, it's mainly given post transplant, kidney, heart, etc. To help prevent rejection of the transplanted organ by the active immune system of the recepient. Its use in other autoimmune conditions as vasculitis is along the same principle: suppress the active immune system so it won't attack its own, (self) tissues, hence all the symptoms would improve, best wishes ...Read more
Ulcer biopsy is done & report is vasculitis & tretment is pentoxifyllin, aspirin, colchicine & ana, colordopler report normal what is it?
Get a second opinion: Vasculitis may be the trivial inflammation in the bed of a stomach ulcer or cancer sore, or a deadly systemic disease that's life-threatening. You have a right to know exactly what this is, and heads-up -- the vasculitis workup only begins with biopsy, and must be done right, or your life is in the balance. ...Read more
What other treatments are there for cerebral vasculitis other than steroids. Condition's related to full brain radiation 35 years ago. My sister's 56 years old & has shown improvement with weaning steroids. However, her health's like a rooller coaster. L
Cerebral: Cerebral vasculitis is an inflammatory condition of the blood vessels that supply the brain. It is a rare and complicated condition that can resemble other diseases (including systemic vasculitis, infections, connective tissue diseases, or strokes). There are also several different flavors of vasculitis that affect the blood supply to the brain. Diagnosis is difficult and involves angiography (in which a catheter is inserted in an artery in the upper limb or the lower limb, threaded up to the arteries of the neck and used to inject contrast liquid to reveal the smaller blood vessels in the brain using x rays). In many cases, brain biopsy is also needed. Steroids and Cyclophosphamide (a powerful immune suppressing drug) are most often used to treat cerebral vasculitis. ...Read more
Depends on the cause:
Of inflammation. Most cases of inflammation of seminal vesicles are associated with inflammation of epididymus are commonly due to sexually transmitted infections. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are usual causes. The medication and duration of treatment would depend on the sensitivity profile of the organisms in your area. Please see your doctor asap and see this site for information.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. ...Read more
I hit my head while opening a door. Golf ball size knot w/ wound that is still open on forehead... About 8 hours ago. What is the best treatment?
Possible concussion?: Concussion is a minor traumatic brain injury that can result from a fall, sports activities, or car accidents. You can have no symptoms, mild symptoms or severe. For a mild concussion no treatment may be needed. However, be aware that the symptoms can show up later. If you experience blurred vision, drowsiness, bleeding from the nose or ears go to er or urgent care. ...Read more
34 yo son was dx w/ NSCC of lung in Sept. 2017. Size golf ball - Stage 1-2. No treatment yet. Keeps resetting surg. Date, How fast does this grow???
It is time to treat.: Please don't wait any longer. As long as his workup is complete, he needs to start his treatment. ...Read more