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What type of antibiotic can I use for heberden node?

What type of antibiotic can I use for  heberden node?

None: A heberdeen node is the hard bony swelling that can occur at the end joint of one's fingers because of osteoarthritis, the type of arthritis that one may get as one ages. This hard swelling will not go away with any antibiotic. However certain antibiotics, such as clarithromycin, or minocyn may reduce the pain and inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What is schmorls nodes?

What is schmorls nodes?

Vertebral condition: They are protrusions of the cartilage of the intervertebral disc through the vertebral body endplate and into the adjacent vertebra. They are not uncommon, and do not always cause symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the function of node of ranvier?

What is the function of node of ranvier?

Nerve function: They help the nerves generate electrical impulses necessary for nerve function. ...Read more

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How big is a shotty node?

4-10 mm: Or thereabouts. The key is that they're more or less round, freely movable, and often in a group. ...Read more

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What is an obturator node?

What is an obturator node?

Lymph Node: Nodes of the internal iliac group located along the obturator artery. ...Read more

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What is sentinal node biopsy?

What is sentinal node biopsy?

A surgical procedure: This is a surgical procedure to identify the first node that receives drainage from the site of the cancer, and is thus the node most likely to have cancer if cancer has spread. It is done routinely for breast cancer and melanoma. Thenode is removed and examined under the microscope for cancer. The results will help determine what additional treatments may be needed. ...Read more

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My limp node his inflammation ?

My limp node his inflammation ?

I'm sorry to hear: that. But your lymph node swells in response to infection. It's where your immune cells gather and help fight off foreign invaders. Lymphadenitis, however, in response to a skin infection for instance, requires antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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How to relieve pain on shotty nodes?

How to relieve pain on shotty nodes?

Cure infection: The way is to cure the infection, in the mean time you can try warm compresses and tylenol (acetaminophen) or alieve (. Unless their is a contraindication to your taking one of them. ...Read more

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How fast do indolent lymphoma nodes grow?

How fast do indolent lymphoma nodes grow?

They grow...: And they subside. Sometimes with no treatment. Relatively benign teatment now encourages some to offer retuxan based therapy. Focal radiotherapy has also been used. Growth rate is variable and usually survival +/- therapy is quite long.. ...Read more

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How fast do low grade lymphoma nodes grow?

How fast do low grade lymphoma nodes grow?

They grow...: And they subside. Sometimes with no treatment. Relatively benign teatment now encourages some to offer retuxan based therapy. Focal radiotherapy has also been used. Growth rate is variable and usually survival +/- therapy is quite long.. ...Read more

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