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Has Anyone Been Diagnosed With Pudendal Neuralgia After Delivery
Possible: Crps/rsd is a problem that occurs (many types spontaneously or after minor trauma) that activates nerves that control the sympathetic system (fight or flight system). It can change the physical structure of the limb involved resulting in dry/scaly skin, loss of hair, muscle atrophy, mottling of skin color, and colder/bluer digits. Definitely seek out a pain specialists as soon as possible. ...Read more
My mother has been recently diagnosed with hematomacrosis after being misdiagnosed with fibromyalgia. Is it necessary for chemotherapy treatment?
Hemochromatosis: Hemochromatosis is a hereditary condition that involves accumulations of excess iron in the body. Treatment usually includes blood letting (phlebotomy) to reduce the excess iron stores in the body and prevent problems caused by excess iron accumulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with temporal arteritis, has anyone who has had this condition gotten better quickly?
Many: Most people get better very quickly within a few days after starting appropriate treatment. Your doctor will likely prescribe corticosteroids. Corticosteroids are often started even before a biopsy confirms the diagnosis. Aspirin may also be recommended. Most people begin to feel better treatment. However, you typically need to take medications for 1 - 2 years. They will be slowly reduced. ...Read more
Yes: I have seen patients with previous diagnosis of ovarian failure and, yes, got pregnant! ...Read more
Yes: Endometrial hyperplasia does not necessarily mean hysterectomy. However, hysterectomy is the most definitive treatment and eliminates the risk of future progression to cancer. Therefore, it is often recommended. Other treatment options are Progesterone therapy (pills or iud). Discuss options with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 20 year old male and have been diagnosed with epididymitis, has anyone ever been completely cured, no one knows anything about proper treatment.
Epidydimitis: yes with anti inflammatories and antibiotics this will clear up ...Read more
Dr slosar, my dad is 79 and diabetic. He has been diagnosed with spinal infection with epidural and bilateral psosas abscess. Non-surgicaloption safe?
I had shingles in 2013 followed by post herpetic neuralgia which has largely, but not entirely retracted. Can I visit with child w chickenpox?
I've been diagnosed with trichamonas ivr be been with my husband for 10 years he says he hasn't had another partner. Can it lie dormant for this long?
Trichomoniasis: Trichomoniasis may be silent in 70% of infected people. I don't know how many years one can be infected without being aware but in some cases it has been years. ...Read more
Hi, i'm 33 and i've been diagnosed with herpes zoster. I had unprotected passive sex 3 weeks ago with a man who might have syphilis.Are the 2 related?
No: Herpes zoster (shingles) is caused by the varicella-zoster virus — the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you've had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain. Years later, the virus may reactivate as shingles. Syphilis is a bacterial infection usually spread by sexual contact. Shingles is a viral infection, syphilis is a bacterial infection. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with bells palsy twice, chronic migraines, possible ms....The shingles i don't have rash or blisters. Is there a relation?
I was recently diagnosed with having papilledema and pseudotumor. Has anyone else heard of treatment?
My granddaughter been sent to oesteopath with suspected lockjaw maybe cause by having head suction at birth. Is this easily cured. she is 6 weeks old?
Odd question: Lockjaw is the lay term for tetanus, a neurological condition caused by toxins from an infection.It is not caused by head suction. Wry neck, where the kid holds the head to one side with stiffness in the neck muscles, might arise from birth trauma to the neck muscles.Since you use terms that seem out of place, further comment on cause and success of treatment are too speculative to be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I has been 14 years since cerebral aneurysm repair, having headaches x2 weeks, can this be derived from the aneurysm site?
My sister has been diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme and she's been alive more than 3 years since. Is she doing well or does she have no time left?
Hard to tell: Sorry to hear about your sister, but it sounds like she is well into several years of survival. Gbm is an aggressive diagnosis, and many patients do not make it to the three year mark. While many families and patients want to know the "time left, " it's usually impossible to tell. We in oncology believe it's more about quality than quantity; hopefully her quality of life is ok. Best wishes. ...Read more
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