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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied Dr. Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
45 years in practice
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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What causes multiminicore disease? What are the treatment options?

What causes multiminicore disease? What are the treatment options?

Multiminicore diseas: The disease is a rare recessive genetic disease. It may be related to the muscular dystrophy diseases. Unforttunately treatment modalities consist of physical therapy ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Southard Dr. Southard
Internal Medicine
11 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Douglas Brewer Dr. Brewer
Surgery - Colorectal
30 years in practice
Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis Dr. Lewis
Family Medicine
34 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield Dr. Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
49 years in practice
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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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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Dr. Doug Mason Dr. Mason
Podiatry
29 years in practice
Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University
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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

Dr. Pierre Moeser Dr. Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
years in practice
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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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Dr. Allen Seely Dr. Seely
General Practice
27 years in practice
UCLA School of Medicine
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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.

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

Dr. Bennett Machanic Dr. Machanic
Neurology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Philip Miller Dr. Miller
Family Medicine
43 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. Pedro Hernandez Dr. Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
36 years in practice
University of Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine
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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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Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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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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Dr. Mark Kuhnke Dr. Kuhnke
Surgery
36 years in practice
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Robert Hutchman Dr. Hutchman
Neurology
20 years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
Internal Medicine
24 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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Is there any treatment for polycystic ovaries and how can one control the growth of facial hair and obesity caused by this disease?

Is there any treatment for polycystic ovaries and how can one control the growth of facial hair and obesity caused by this disease?

Yes there is : Treatment . Metformin is used and might help with the weight and spironolactone will slow hair growth. You can wax off what you have then it won't grow very fast ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad Dr. Conrad
Ophthalmology
30 years in practice
Duke University School of Medicine
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Dr. Larry Gottlieb Dr. Gottlieb
Dentistry
37 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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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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Dr. Robert Binford Dr. Binford
Surgery - Thoracic
34 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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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

Dr. Paul Williams Dr. Williams
Family Medicine
31 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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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