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Hospital Treatment For Pemphigus
No one best medicine: Prednisone is the drug most commonly used to treat pemphigus. Other immunosuppressive agents are used either with or instead of Prednisone depending upon the individual's response & tolerance. All of these medications have potentially significant adverse effects so management by an expert in this disease and in using these drugs is vitally important. What's best for one is not best for another. ...Read more
Ozone: Ozone gas/oils topically in mouth may help healing. Ozone blood therapy may be part of the approach to help your immune system behave itself. To try to avoid drugs, you'd need an astute alt med doc / naturopathic doctor with great nutritional training and ozone training. Maybe someone like dr robert rowen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi..My aunt has pemphigus vulgaris and she took prednisolon for it but her condition is worsening is there any treatment substitutes corticosol.Thanks?
See a dermatologist: There are several different treatments. She should see a skin specialist promptly. ...Read more
Pemphigus vulgaris: Retuxan is used as first or 2nd line drug for pemphigus vulgaris. Steroid is used first but has side effects. Dapsone, sulfasalazine, pentoxiphylline photo therapy, ;, intravenous immunoglobin are also used for this blistery autoimmune disease. Retuxan+ivig has very good remission. Pls. See your dermatologist who has to look at your total picture with other diseases before prescription. Thanks. ...Read more
My cousin was diagnosed with pemphigus vulgaris.She is on steroid and imuran (azathioprine) therapy since last two years but not recovering completely.Please help.
Tough one: You need an experienced dermatologist that deals with immune skin diseases and these are usually found in academic centers. If your friend lives close to a tertiary care referral hospital, i would look there. They know about all the new studies going on in the field and can try different treatment options. ...Read more
I m suffering from pemphigous folliceous from last 3 years need to know if their is ny new treatment to get well other than taking steroids?
Yes: Many options, but it's trial and error. Other options include: methotrexate, soriatane, (acitretin) uv light, biologics shots (expensive) and more aggressive pills called immunosuppressives. I would see a dermatologist at a university for their opinion. This is a frustrating disease with goal of control. ...Read more
Is it unhealthy for me to get high on nutmeg as a method of coping with my mental illnesses? (i can't afford any type of hospital treatment)
Can the hospital force your love to a nurseing home if they mess her up
and they don't have the treatment for her she have a trac and kidney done fail so she dialysis
Hello. : Hello. You stated that the hospital does not provide the type of treatment that your loved one needs, so they may not have a choice. If they occupy a bed for someone who they can't realistically treat, if could prevent another patient from getting care. You indicated that your loved one's health problems were caused by the hospital. Avvo.Com also has a legal site to get free input from attorney's you may wish to consult that site. ...Read more