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Is female orgasmic disorder treatable with home remedies?

Is female orgasmic disorder treatable with home remedies?

Maybe: Primary anorgasmia (never had one) vs secondary anorgasmia (stopped having them) is important. Change in hormones, low hormones, bad technique, a hooded clitoris, stress, inhibition and many other things may be causing the problem. Most women have their first orgasm via masturbation. If that is not working either, then its time to get help from your family doc. This can be fixed most of the time! ...Read more

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I have been told I have lymphangitis. Is this something treatable at home?

I have been told I have lymphangitis. Is this something treatable at home?

No.: Lymphangitis is an acute inflammation and/or infection of the lymph glands. Lymphatic vessels drain all areas of the body and if there is an infection present, it will drain to local lymph nodes via lymphatic vessels. But lymphangiitis usually means a serious infection where the vessels themselves are spreading infection and could become sepsis (blood-borne). Needs antibiotic. See your doc. ...Read more

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Gerd is only treatable . It does not have proper cure?

Gerd is only treatable . It does not have proper cure?

Health Myths: Nope. That is a false belief. The goal is to find what is causing your symptoms and then to pursue stopping those problems. Obesity, the wrong foods or too much food, too much alcohol, too many medications, etc. ...Read more

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Constant, extreme discomfort/soreness along with UTI symptoms the day after sex? Is it treatable at home?

Constant, extreme discomfort/soreness along with UTI symptoms the day after sex? Is it treatable at home?

No, not if: U have an uti, though it generally takes more time for an infection to set in than just overnight, try Pyridium (phenazopyridine) and aleve 2 2x per day and call ur doctor monday if not getting better. ...Read more

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Is OCD treatable via medication (faverin) temporarly? Or will it be totally cured after you stop it? Is it like ADHD medications? Instantly workin?

Is OCD treatable via medication (faverin) temporarly? Or will it be totally cured after you stop it? Is it like ADHD medications? Instantly workin?

No, not instantly: Faverin and other ssri's require at least 4-6 weeks -- and often longer -- for therapeutic effect with ocd. It can help manage but not cure symptoms. They may return after you taper off and stop the drug. Faverin does not work instantly. ...Read more

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I recently, 1 week ago, had my right lobe removed from my thyroid. I now have a large hard lump above my surgicial site. (hematoma) is this common and/or home treatable?

I recently, 1 week ago, had my right lobe removed from my thyroid. I now have a large hard lump above my surgicial site. (hematoma) is this common and/or home treatable?

See your surgeon: If you had surgery 1 week ago, you should have a follow up appointment with your surgeon soon. Call his/her office and describe what you have. They will determine if they need to see you soon and move up your appointment. If it gets worst or cause problem breathing, call the surgeon and go to the er. ...Read more

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I have a boil on my bottom which is the size of a 1p coin (2cm) is this treatable at home? If so what treatment can I use? No red skin around boil.

I have a boil on my bottom which is the size of a 1p coin (2cm) is this treatable at home? If so what treatment can I use? No red skin around boil.

Salt water soaks: You may try salt water soaks but whatever you do, do not try to squeeze or pop it yourself. Take 1 table spoon of salt to a pint (large glass) of warm (not hot) tap water. Soak a wash cloth in it then let it sit on the "boil" for 5-10 minutes 2-3 times each day. This may help. ...Read more

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How's genital high risk HPV be treatable?? Don't most if not all doctors claim it to be non-curable?? How can one then be cured 100%?? Confused ughhh

How's genital high risk HPV be treatable?? Don't most if not all doctors claim it to be non-curable?? How can one then be cured 100%?? Confused ughhh

HPV: There are no antibiotics to treat HPV, however, the immune system of the majority of women will fight it off in a few years. It's generally not a life-long problem. If you have High-risk HPV, you will need to see your Gyn more frequently. I have personally not seen a case of cervical cancer in a woman who does the follow-up. Its always been in women didn't follow the advice of their Gyn. ...Read more

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My gp told me pubic lice is curable.the doctor from the sexual health tells me different they are treatable there's no cure.u live withthemcompletely?

My gp told me pubic lice is curable.the doctor from the sexual health tells me different they are treatable there's no cure.u live withthemcompletely?

Pubic Lice Cure: With proper use of prescription creams, or lotions, pubic lice is curable. Since it is a human parasite on the skin, you can catch it again from intimate exposure to others who have the lice, or by sharing contaminated clothing, towels. Contact your doctor, or a Dermatologist, for treatment. ...Read more

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Is mild stroke treatable?

Is mild stroke treatable?

Yes: Yes treatment is focused on physical therapy and preventing further strokes. ...Read more

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Is felty syndrome treatable?

Is felty syndrome treatable?

Yes: You need to consult with a rheumatologist which would be the type of doctor who would treat felty's syndrome. This is an unusual forrm of rheumatoid arthritis. There are treatments for this condition. ...Read more

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Can amyloidosis be treatable?

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Can amyloidosis be treatable?

Amyloidosis: Although no cure, symptoms can be treated with chemotherapeutic agents such as cytoxan, (cyclophosphamide) steroids such as dexamethasone, peripheral blood stem cell transplantation, liver transplantation, & treating the underlying conditions that might have caused it. ...Read more

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Is a goiter treatable?

Is a goiter treatable?

Yes: Treatment will depend on what triggered the goiter. It can vary from simple medication to surgical removal. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Is kidney reflux treatable?

Is kidney reflux treatable?

Ureteral reflux: Depending on severity, "kidney" or ureteral reflux is treatable. Since the main problem is an obstruction in the urine flow, surgical repair or stent placement are the methods of treatment. ...Read more

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What percentage of cancers are treatable?

What percentage of cancers are treatable?

All: Dr. Singh is correct. When I was a kid, we cured 2 out of 6 cancers (excepting the common non-melanoma skin cancers, which are easily managed). When I was in med school, it was 3 of 6; now it is 4 of six. "Cancer is a word, not a sentence." be vigilant, avoid tobacco, and get seen early if you have any signs. ...Read more

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Hi, is cryptosporidium curable or treatable

Hi, is cryptosporidium curable or treatable

TREATABLE: Most people with healthy immune system will recover without any treatment and just fluids to prevent dehydration
People with weak immune system or in poor health are at risk for prolonged illness and children may have severe disease
It is a treatable condition requiring hydration and in some symptomatic anti diarrheal meds are used
Recurrences may happen in immune compromised patients with AIDS ...Read more

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What is angiomyolipoma of the kidney? Is it treatable?

What is angiomyolipoma of the kidney? Is it treatable?

Benign tumor: This is a fairly common benign tumor. If the imaging specialist is certain of the diagnosis, it's perhaps best left alone. If you have more than one, or other signs, it's suggestive of tuberous sclerosis, a highly variable genetic illness. A big one may respond to some recently-devised medical management. ...Read more

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What is angiomyolipoma of the kidney? Is it treatable?

What is angiomyolipoma of the kidney? Is it treatable?

Benign tumor: This is a fairly common benign tumor. If the imaging specialist is certain of the diagnosis, it's perhaps best left alone. If you have more than one, or other signs, it's suggestive of tuberous sclerosis, a highly variable genetic illness. A big one may respond to some recently-devised medical management. ...Read more

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Are leukodystrophies like metachromatic leukodystrophy (mld) treatable?

Are leukodystrophies like metachromatic leukodystrophy (mld) treatable?

Leukodystrophy: There is no cure for mld. Bone marrow transplantation may delay progression of the disease in some cases. Other treatment is symptomatic and supportive. Considerable progress has been made with regard to gene therapy in an animal model of mld.
(http://www.Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/metachromatic_leukodystrophy/metachromatic_leukodystrophy. Htm). ...Read more

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Is hyperaerated lungs treatable?

Is hyperaerated lungs treatable?

Not reversible: If the cause is known such as cops/emphysema it is treatable. There are people whose lung simply look hyperaerated but no disease, no treatment necessary. In asthma exacerbation, air trapping can occur and cause hyperaerated looking lung and if treated the cxr reverses. Hyperaeration by the way is a diagnosis made on imagings. ...Read more

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Is rathkes cleft cyst treatable?

Is rathkes cleft cyst treatable?

If symptomatic: Rathke's cleft cyst is a developmental remnant of rathke pouch, a normal structure formed during development of the pituitary gland. Most cysts are found incidentally during MRI scanning for other reasons.

If the cyst is causing symptoms such as headaches, visual compromise, or is affecting normal pituitary function, the cyst can be removed surgically.

Check with your neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Are any genetic conditions treatable in utero?

Are any genetic conditions treatable in utero?

Not directly: Currently there are no genetic discorders that can be treated in utero. There are consequences of certain disorders that can be treated however. The primary reason for knowing the genetic makeup of a baby in utero is for decision-making and palnning outcomes. ...Read more

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What is sleeping sickness disease? Is it treatable?

What is sleeping sickness disease? Is it treatable?

Sleeping sickness: African Sleeping Sickness is serious blood borne disease transmitted by the tsetse fly which can be lethal. East African trypanosomiasis is caused by Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense. West African trypanosomiasis (Gambian sleeping sickness) is caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense. Treatment depends on which type. The is also South American Trypanosomiasis. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is hypotonia and is it treatable?

Could you explain what is hypotonia and is it treatable?

HYPOTONIA IN A CHILD: You didn't mention age. Hypotonia refers to abnormally diminished muscle tone, seen commonly in neurologically compromised premature or term infant. It may reflect abnormality in cerebral hemesphere, cerebellum, spinal cord, anterior horn cells, peripheral nerve or muscles. Metabolic and hormonal causes can be as well. The infant is floppy. Treatment depends on cause, physical therapy always needed. ...Read more

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What causes bacteria under your armpits? & is it treatable?

What causes bacteria under your armpits? & is it treatable?

Normal flora: We all have many kinds of bacteria all over our bodies (integument or skin and mucous membranes). They are called normal bacterial flora and you cannot get rid of them and would not want to. If you have an infection under your armpit this can be treated by your doctor, usually without much difficulty. ...Read more

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I have non treatable cancer and was wondering if artemisinin would help?

I have non treatable cancer and was wondering if artemisinin would help?

Can't hurt: Hi. I'm so sorry. Since no other effective therapy is being offered, I don't think the use of artemisinin would do any harm. Whether it would help is unanswerable, although there have been some studies and speculation proposing benefits in treating cancer. Don't give up hope. Stay out of pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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