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What is annal fissure disease, Is this disease easily curable and what are its causes and treatment.

What is annal fissure disease, Is this disease easily curable and what are its causes and treatment.

A tear at outlet: Anal fissure is incredibly common and is simply a tear of the lining of the anal outlet. The tear bleeds bright red blood and exposes the inner anal muscle which responds by going into spasm which causes pain. The tear is caused by straining. Treatment is to stay away from straining with stool softeners and fiber supplement and warm water or medication to treat muscle spasm like nifedipine ...Read more

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Is it possible for thyroid disease cause pale gums and gum disease?

Is it possible for thyroid disease cause pale gums and gum disease?

Yes: Thyroid disease, specifically hypothyroid (low thyroid), very often causes dry mouth. Saliva is your body's natural protection and when the flow is reduced your mouth does not have the same capacity to remove bacteria. Due to this, those with dry mouth are at much higher risk for gum disease and cavities. Some products can help protect the teeth and gums. Talk to your dentist for specifics. ...Read more

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How can darknesses in my hands and bach caused by macular amyloidosis be cured?Whats other simptoms of this disease?Whats the cause?

How can darknesses in my hands and bach caused by macular amyloidosis be cured?Whats other simptoms of this disease?Whats the cause?

Amyloidosis: This is caused by a deposit of an abnormal protein. This is a chronic condition. The treatments are to relieve symptoms but are not a cure. This site provides some information. http://www.dermnetnz.org/systemic/amyloidosis.html. ...Read more

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Can epstein-barr virus (ebv) turn into a deadly disease, and what are the symptoms, treatments, and causes?

Can epstein-barr virus (ebv) turn into a deadly disease, and what are the symptoms, treatments, and causes?

It can rarely.: Almost everyone gets infected with ebv and almost everyone recovers. During acute infection, complications include low platelets, potential airway obstruction and spontaneous or trauma-related ruptured spleen. The virus stays dormant after one recovers and can be associated with lymphomas in very immunosuppressed hosts. ...Read more

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Which is kawasaki disease, and their signs and symptoms?

Which is kawasaki disease, and their signs and symptoms?

KD: Kawasaki disease (kd) is an acute vasculitic (inflammation of blood vessels) syndrome of early childhood. It is characterized by fever for more than 5 days, red skin rash, blood-shot eyes without pus, swelling of hands/feet, red and cracked lips/tongue, enlarged lymph nodes, and irritability. It is potentially serious and requires prompt treatment in the hospital. ...Read more

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Can hand foot and mouth disease cause complications with severe copd?

Can hand foot and mouth disease cause complications with severe copd?

Not directly, but: Indirectly any additional condition can make a person already weakened by severe COPD worse. A bad risk during HF&M is dehydration and that would make COPD symptoms worse - so be careful to keep hydrated - drink lots of water! Be sure of the Dx - definitely have an exam and advise the Dr of the COPD and any other illness + meds. I hope it improves soon. Best! ...Read more

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How is actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans and p. Gingivalis that appear to cause the most aggressive periodontal disease id'd and controlled?

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How is actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans and p. Gingivalis that appear to cause the most aggressive periodontal disease id'd and controlled?

DNATesting: Before and after your periodontal therapy, you can the perio id salivary testing done through the oral dna company. Any dentist can sign up to do this. It tells what the level of all 11 pathogenic bacteria are. Also which antibiotics might be useful if the levels are high. It is a simple swish and spit test. ...Read more

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Is lupus life long disease or I can get rid of this auto immune disease after proper treatment?

Is lupus life long disease or I can get rid of this auto immune disease after proper treatment?

Can become inactive : Lupus is a poorly understood autoimmune disease which requires long term treatment and monitoring. The best results come when patients work well together. Each person is different. Not unusually, there will be periods of disease activity followed by long periods of inactivity. Many cases stay inactive and are considered "burnt out" as opposed to those that continue to "flare". ...Read more

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Is there any permanent treatment for rheumatic heart disease and to completely eliminate a steprocoocus bacteria?

Is there any permanent treatment for rheumatic heart disease and to completely eliminate a steprocoocus bacteria?

Some what: Depending on the severity, rhd can be controlled with medications. Penicillin keeps the strep in check to prevent recurrences. As you get older, (>40), if you're not around children, pcn prophylaxis can be stopped. The ultimate treatment for rhd is commissurotomy or valve replacement but only in severe, symptomatic mitral stenosis. You can lead a normal life with treatment! ...Read more

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What is chronic small vessel ischemic disease and can it be treated?

What is chronic small vessel ischemic disease and can it be treated?

Misnomer: Great question. Ther is no chronic sm vessel ishchemic disease. It is invented by radiologists. It does not have treatment. ...Read more

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What herxheimer reactions can occur when treating chronic Lyme disease? My blood feels poisoned...Rage, dysesthesias, and fatigue are way worse...

What herxheimer reactions can occur when treating chronic Lyme disease?  My blood feels poisoned...Rage, dysesthesias, and fatigue are way worse...

When spirochetes: Killed , they release what is called exotoxins. Those toxins are extremely powerful vasodilators as result people develop low blood pressure , high heart rate and other symptoms systemic manifestations . I have seen the worst jerish hexhimers's reaction with louse born relapsing fever treated with penicillin. People die from such reaction than the disease itself ( i mean relapsing fever ). ...Read more

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What is celtics disease and the symptoms?

What is celtics disease and the symptoms?

Celiac?: Celiac disease is a hypersensitivity to gluten, manifesting with diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weight loss due to a malabsorption problem with inflamed intestine. Over time, this could lead to malabsorption and malnutrition issues that manifest with vague symptoms in virtually every organ system. ...Read more

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Can chronic Lyme disease cause cardiovascular problems? If so what are they and which type of doctor should be seen?

Can chronic Lyme disease cause cardiovascular problems? If so what are they and which type of doctor should be seen?

Yes: Yes. Lyme carditis effecting heart conduction system causing bradycardia to complete heart block and need permanent pace maker. Please see cardiologist in your area. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can dry mouth from sjogren's syndrome cause dental problems? If yes, what kind of problems, and what preventative measures can be taken?

Can dry mouth from sjogren's syndrome cause dental problems? If yes, what kind of problems, and what preventative measures can be taken?

See below: You will be more prone to cavities and brittle teeth. Seeing your dentist more frequently reduces your risk and you do need to let your dentist know that you have sjogren's. Avoiding prolonged exposure to sugar such as sucking on hard candy that is not sugar-free helps reduce your risk. Sometime using products such biotene/oasis can help. Medications such as Evoxac (cevimeline) and salagen may help moisture. ...Read more

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1yr old diagnoised with foot and mouth disease what are treatments for cure and comfort?

1yr old diagnoised with foot and mouth disease what are treatments for cure and comfort?

Hand/foot and mouth: This is a time limited virus and most verbal children complain of a sore mouth or throat. Treating with Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil in weight appropriate doses and adjusting the diet to liquids and soft foods may help. The rash will resolve without treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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My boyfriend found out he has a plaque disease in his mouth. Also so possiblr infections. Can this cause heart disease? What are signs of heart diseas

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My boyfriend found out he has a plaque disease in his mouth. Also so possiblr infections. Can this cause heart disease? What are signs of heart diseas

No: Gum disease and heart disease share common risk factors. One does not cause the other. It seems that the scientific observation that both tend to show up in the same patients has led some dentist and mds to claim that gum disease may cause heart disease. The american heart association reviewed 500 journal articles and concluded there was no proof of this. ...Read more

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What is barrett disease and does it cause excessive hiccupiping. What is treatment?

What is barrett disease and does it cause excessive hiccupiping.  What is treatment?

Let me help: Barrett's esophagus is a serious complication of gerd, it does, though, increase the risk of developing esophageal adeno-carcinoma. Usually dose not cause excessive hiccupping. Treatment gred apply her unless we developed malignancy. ...Read more

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Hello pls what is hepatitis B, and what is d cause and the treatment? And is it a chronic disease?

Hello pls what is hepatitis B, and what is d cause and the treatment? And is it a chronic disease?

It is a virus: That is often spread through sexually contact or blood transfusions(less common in this day and age). It mostly effects the liver. For some people it only cause short term issues when they are exposed(acute hepatitis B) but 15-30% of people with acute hepatitis B will develop a long term chronic hepatitis B. There is much more to know but it's too complicated for this small space. ...Read more

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What is annal fissure disease, Is this disease easily curable and what are its causes and treatment.

A tear at outlet: Anal fissure is incredibly common and is simply a tear of the lining of the anal outlet. The tear bleeds bright red blood and exposes the inner anal muscle which responds by going into spasm which causes pain. The tear is caused by straining. Treatment is to stay away from straining with stool softeners and fiber supplement and warm water or medication to treat muscle spasm like nifedipine ...Read more

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What causes foot and mouth disease virus and what is the treatment and prevention of it ?

What causes foot and mouth disease virus and what is the treatment and prevention of it ?

2 different entities: Foot/hoof & mouth ds is problematic viral illness of animals (cloven hooves primarily); human r very rarely infected. Hand, foot, & mouth ds is mild viral (coxsackievirus) illness affecting children primarily, who have oral sores & rash on hands & feet. Handwashing imperative since virus stays in body for weeks. See doc if child at risk for dehydration d/t fever & poor fluid intake. Treat symptoms. ...Read more

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Is Vibrio Cholerae Cholera a permanent disease to have? Does it stay and cause continual in the body for life? Does treatment cure Vibrio Cholerae?

Is Vibrio Cholerae Cholera a permanent disease to have? Does it stay and cause continual in the body for life? Does treatment cure Vibrio Cholerae?

Not permanent: Cholera is a diarrheal illness caused by the bacteria Vibrio cholerae. It runs it course over 1-2 weeks, then clears up. The amount of fluid loss through severe diarrhea is what makes it dangerous, but once it clears up, the problem is over. There is no chronic infection and asymptomatic people don't carry V. cholerae. If you are healthy or have recovered from cholera, no worries! ...Read more

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23 years old male, having tingling sensation in his feet from the last 2 months, no history of any systemic disease.What is its cause and treatment??

23 years old male, having tingling sensation in his feet from the last 2 months, no history of any systemic disease.What is its cause and treatment??

Look to your back: With no foot pathology, tingling refers to a nerve issue. There could be a lower back problem even though your back does not have pain. May need to see a Chiropractor. ...Read more

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Methotrexate for sjogrens disease does this treatment cause weight gain ?

Methotrexate for sjogrens disease does this treatment cause weight gain ?

Typically not: Weight gain is not a typical side effect of methotrexate. When it occurs in sjögren's, i would look at other rx being used such as steroids as a possible cause. Also, with any chronic disease, if the patient doesn't feel well, there is often a reduction in overall activity which leads to weight gain. ...Read more

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My husband has Crohn's disease n so far every treatment drs have tried, are unsuccessful.On remicade (infliximab) now. Does this med cause weight gain?Hes puttn on.

Weight gain possible: According to remicade (infliximab).Com side effects: sudden weight gain (sign of heart failure), or shortness of breath, swelling of your ankles or feet, numbness, weakness, tingling, changes in your vision, seizures, hives, difficulty breathing, chest pain, high or low blood pressure, swelling of face and hands, and fever or chills. Other problems: lupus, hepatitis, lymphoma, ANS infections. ...Read more

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The MRI show ischemic demyelination secondary to small vessel disease. What cause this and what type or treatment are?

The MRI show ischemic demyelination secondary to small vessel disease.  What cause this and what type or treatment are?

My interpretation: Will answer generically, and state that you could have a disorder termed Binswanger's disease, which is most often associated with hypertension. Such MRI changes may be seen with head trauma, cigarette smoking, aging, etc. ...Read more

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My niece(3-year-old) was diagnosed a serious lack of neutrophils(no leukemia). Can any expert tell me exact cause of this disease & the best treatment?

My niece(3-year-old) was diagnosed a serious lack of neutrophils(no leukemia). Can any expert tell me exact cause of this disease & the best treatment?

Neutropenia: Although this can be caused by benign viral conditions, it should be thoroughly evaluated by a pediatric hematologist , for more serious conditions and requires careful, frequent blood testing. ...Read more

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Which treatment for osteomyelitis of a patient with sickle cell disease and the osteomyelitis is caused by salmonella?

Which treatment for osteomyelitis of a patient with sickle cell disease and the osteomyelitis is caused by salmonella?

Ask infectious Disea: Osteomyelitis usually require antibiotics for 6 weeks preferable intravenously because the poor penetration of most antibiotics to the bone. The best answer is given by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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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

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

Rare side effect0.41: Out of 80088 patints who were treated with ramicade, 329 patients reported vasculitis, that is 0.41% of patints treated with ramicade for different conditions. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only treatment for an intestinal stricture of the sigmoid colon caused by Crohn's disease?

Is surgery the only treatment for an intestinal stricture of the sigmoid colon caused by Crohn's disease?

The best treatment: Your best bet for intestinal stricture due to ibd is surgical resection. In patients who've had multiple surgeries/resections for ibd, stricturoplasty , where the inflammatory stricture is opened but not resected, may be an option.Still, surgical intervention will be necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes, symptoms and treatment options for Parkinson's disease in elderly women. Is mild tremor of the hands indicative of the illness?

What are the causes, symptoms and treatment options for Parkinson's disease in elderly women. Is mild tremor of the hands indicative of the illness?

Gods Rx Available!!: Dopamine meds are mainstay of treatment. Modern therapy recommends longer lasting, milder potency meds first: Azilect (mao-b selective inhibitor) & Dopamine agonists (requip xl/mirapex er/neupro--cautiously in the elderly). If these are inadequate & stronger meds are needed to manage symptoms, then sinemet +/- Comtan (stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) is both together) are begun. Tailor rx with side effects in mind. ...Read more

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No proof that bad gums actually cause heart disease or strokes. Also claims that dental treatment may prevent heart attack or strokes are unwarranted.?

No proof that bad gums actually cause heart disease or strokes. Also claims that dental treatment may prevent heart attack or strokes are unwarranted.?

Occur together: As opposed to gum disease causing heart disease. They are both inflammatory diseased that can occur at the same time. Having severe periodontal disease could be an indicator that you are susceptable to inflammatory diseases. All these disease states need to be checked and controlled. ...Read more

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Have small vessell disease of the brain and the heart that causes severed headache when i over exert and I have chest pain and jaw what treatment?

Have small vessell disease of the brain and the heart  that causes severed headache when i over exert  and  I have chest pain and jaw  what  treatment?

Tough problem: I can't make recommendations, but diffuse small vessel disease can be tough to manage. Stents and bypasses to the heart need a minimum diameter and only work with discrete blockages not a narrowing of an entire vessel. Treatment often involves anti-platelets (aspirin etc) aggressive diabetes control, cholesterol control, diet, weight loss. Talk with your doctor maybe second opinion if not happy. ...Read more

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Treatment for Graves' disease Can tonsil stones cause elevated T3 (liothyronine) T4 results?

Treatment for Graves' disease
Can tonsil stones cause elevated T3 (liothyronine) T4 results?

Tonsil stones: NO - tonsil stones are a conglamoration of material produced in the various "nooks and crannies" of the tonsils they are limited to the tonsils and do not effect the thyroid gland. As worse they can cause bad breath and pain. ...Read more

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