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How do doctors treat swollen spleens caused by mono?

How do doctors treat swollen spleens caused by mono?

No treatment: There is no specific treatment. Surgery is indicated if you develop spontaneous splenic rupture. Avoid dangerous activities that can place you at risk for splenic injury. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Ein
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Mono (Definition)

Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono, is a contagious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, and enlarged spleen. It is spread via saliva, hence its ...Read more


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How do you treat swollen eye caused by shingles?

How do you treat swollen eye caused by shingles?

Seek help if needed: If the swelling bothers you or is severe enough, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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How can you treat swollen eye caused by shingles?

How can you treat swollen eye caused by shingles?

Treat shingles: The swollen eyelids are a result of the shingles, which should be treated with oral antiviral medications. If the eyelids are involved, you should be evaluated by an eye md for possible eyeball involvement as well. ...Read more

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How do I treat eyes infected by fevikwik?

How do I treat eyes infected by fevikwik?

Seek Help: Fevikwik is a brand name of cyanoacrylate, the same type of adhesive we use to close surgical wounds. There's no easy answer for this. If you have superglue in your eye, you need an in-person visit with an eye doctor 5 minutes ago. Please proceed accordingly. ...Read more

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How do doctors treat enlarged tonsils in children?

How do doctors treat enlarged tonsils in children?

Depends: It depends on why the tonsils are enlarged, and how the child is being affected. A lot of children have large tonsils when compared to adults, and nothing needs to be done. If the child is having sleep apnea and snoring, then the tonsils may need to be removed. If the tonsils are temporarily enlarged secondary to a viral or bacterial illness, then medical treatment maybe needed. ...Read more

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How do doctors test or treat sore intestines?

How do doctors test or treat sore intestines?

X-rays and scans: Intestinal pain can be difficult to diagnose. X-rays and scans can help determine a cause, along with upper & lower intestinal endoscopy. There are also laboratory tests to determine gastrointestinal function. The course of investigation dpends on the type of symptoms you are having. ...Read more

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How can I know children get sick caused by virus or bacteria by observing symptoms?

How can I know children get sick caused by virus or bacteria by observing symptoms?

Infections: You really cannot tell the difference because viral and bacterial infections can start out the same, fever, cough and congestion, etc. If your child looks pitiful with a fever but then starts playing when its gone, its more likely to be viral. A lot depends on the age of the child. ...Read more

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Im 40 diagnose with stage 3 myelofibrosis, swollen gland, enlarged spleen, current dr wont treat any symtoms. how many stages are there?

Im 40 diagnose with stage 3 myelofibrosis, swollen gland, enlarged spleen, current dr wont treat any symtoms. how many stages are there?

Seek a 2nd opinion: If you are not happy with your present oncologist, it is time to seek a second opinion from another hematologist/oncologist. There is good treatment available for Myelofibrosis....stage of disease in not all that relelvent once the patient has enlarged Nodes/spleen and has symptoms requiring relief. ...Read more

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How do I treat a rash caused by lisinopril?

How do I treat a rash caused by lisinopril?

Stop lisinopril: Lisinopril can cause a reaction in which there can be breathing problems and swelling of lips etc. It needs to be stopped and medical help sought. ...Read more

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How would doctors recommend i treat pimples caused by stress?

How would doctors recommend i treat pimples caused by stress?

Reduce stress: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How do physicians treat a minor eye infection?

How do physicians treat a minor eye infection?

Observation: With minimally symptomatic conjunctivitis, most cases resolve spontaneously without sequelae within a week so we recommend artificial tears for comfort and observation for worsening. Many eye infections are caused by viruses and simply need to run their course - like adenovirus. Some, like herpes need anti-virals. True bacterial conjunctivitis is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can I treat multiple swollen lymph nodes?

How can I treat multiple swollen lymph nodes?

Lymph node adenopat: This can be due to inflammatory and non inflammatory causes and each has to be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Do doctors diagnose bronchitis by how long the person has been coughing?

Do doctors diagnose bronchitis by how long the person has been coughing?

No: The diagnosis is based upon the history, the physical exam and any testing done such as xrys.The whole picture is evaluated, not just 1 piece of the puzzle. ...Read more

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How can doctors detect bleeding caused by diverticulitis?

How can doctors detect bleeding caused by diverticulitis?

Stool exam: Blood in or on the stool, can be detected by simple test. Passing blood is serious. ...Read more

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How do doctors diagnose fibrocystic breast disease? By feeling you?

How do doctors diagnose fibrocystic breast disease? By feeling you?

Combination: Making a diagnosis of fibrocystic breast disease involves taking a good history (telling your provider about your symptoms, diet, medications, etc), performing a complete breast examination and looking at imaging studies ( mammogram, ultrasound, mri). It is important for women with fibrocystic changes to become aware of the changes in their breasts. ...Read more