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Any other ways of stopping my moms runs from leukemia treatment, loperamide doesn't work?

Any other ways of stopping my moms runs from leukemia treatment, loperamide doesn't work?

Cause of diarrhea : There are many reasons why your mother could be having diarrhea. The best treatment will depend on the cause. This could be related to chemotherapy, infection, etc. Once her physician determines the cause then a treatment can be identified. ...Read more

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Is MRSA spread through saliva after treatment? Mom said not to share food with friend that had it in 2012, she works in medical, & says i will get it.

Not a risk: There should not be a risk of illness for contact with someone who was treated for MRSA in past, if they are not showing signs of illness now. The bacteria in mrsa, "staph" is usually spread by skin to skin contact, especially with a wound or other infected area. ...Read more

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My mom has hep c and doesn't want to go through treatment again how bad will this harm her life? Can she work?

My mom has hep c and doesn't want to go through treatment again how bad will this harm her life? Can she work?

Risk vs. benefit: Standard treatment for hepatitis c has been with peginterferon and ribavirin. Response rates varied depending on the type of hep c virus (called genotype). There are new medications boceprevir and telaprevir which have improved response to treatment. The decision to undergo treatment again depends on a risk vs benefit discussion between your mom and her doctor. Try to be supportive. She needs you. ...Read more

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My 85 year old mom was told stage 4 liver cancer doing no treatment need to leave work.How long does she have i want to help with herand spend time?

My 85 year old mom was told stage 4 liver cancer  doing no treatment need to leave work.How long does she have i want to help with herand spend time?

Varies but not long: How long some one lives with stage IV liver cancer( hepatocellular cancer and not metastatic from other primary site) depends on the aggressiveness of the cancer and how well she is functioning. Would suggest spending as much time sooner while you can mutually enjoy each other's company. Weeks to a few months. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy's for pain relieving with strep throat? It hurts to swallow and i can't eat, but my mom won't but me any medicine for it.

Are there any home remedy's for pain relieving with strep throat?  It hurts to swallow and i can't eat, but my mom won't but me any medicine for it.

Sore throat: Firstly, you used the term strep throat. Was this diagnosed by a throat swab performed by a medical professional. If so, then antibiotics are required. But, most sore throat are viral. Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen may help with pain. At home remedies include warm liquids to drink and warm salt water gargles. ...Read more

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My mom has corns. What treatment will get rid of them?

My mom has corns. What treatment will get rid of them?

Lotion or surgery. : Corns and calluses occur because of pressure points. Surgery can fix this, but if you're not ready for that, trimming them down and regular use of lotion may soften them to the point they don't bother you. You can also try larger shoes that don't rub against the painful areas! offloading orthotics can also help: see your podiatrist for casting. ...Read more

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Papillary carcinoma have any treatment?My mom got this .

Papillary carcinoma have any treatment?My mom got this .

Yes: There are a variety of papillary carcinomas depending on the organ. Thyroid cancer is very often papillary and is best managed surgically; results are generally good for local disease. ...Read more

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Is there any instant remedy for controlling esr so that my mom can have sleep?

Is  there any instant remedy for controlling esr so that my mom can have sleep?

Sed rate: If you are asking how the erythrocytes sedimentation rate can be normalized so that your mother will stop worrying about it, then tell her this. As a pathologist of 40 years experience, i am reassuring her that if she feels well, the test is worthless as a screen for disease and she should be thankful for good health. She owes it to herself to forget about it. ...Read more

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My mom supraventricular beats came 112 in 89000 beats.Is it something serious.What is the treatment.Please help.

My mom supraventricular beats came 112 in 89000 beats.Is it something serious.What is the treatment.Please help.

Doesn't sound bad: 112 supraventricular beats, assuming they're isolated, isn't worrisome. I wouldn't recommend any treatment for that. ...Read more