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How do I treat an absist?

How do I treat an absist?

Abscess: An abscess is an enclosed infection usually filled with pus. The best way to treat an abscess is usually to drain it by first injecting local anesthesia and then making an incision over the most prominent part of the abscess. In this way, the pus can drain. Several days of packing the wound may be needed to allow the contents to fully drain before the skin edges seal together again. ...Read more

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What is pulmonia is that treatable?

Pneumonia: Bacterial and fungal pneumonias are treatable but primary viral pneumonias are often resistant to treatments like antibiotics or antiviral medications. ...Read more

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Is polyscithemia treatable?

Is polyscithemia treatable?

Yes: Polycythemia is an increased number of red blood cells in the blood. Schedule an appt with your doctor to determine the cause of the polycythemia and they can create a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Is vittiligo actually treatable?

Is vittiligo actually treatable?

Yes: This is a tough disease, but some people respond to treatments such as topical steroids, Protopic ointment, phototherapy, and excimer laser. You should be evaluated for other autoimmune diseases as they can often go together. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is tortecollis treatable? And what causes tortecollis?

Is tortecollis treatable? And what causes tortecollis?

Yes: There many causes for torticollis, congenital muscular torticollis, acquired torticollis, spasmodic torticollis, acquired torticollis in infants. Most of those are treatable by treating the underline cause of the torticollis. ...Read more

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Is hodgin totally treatable if discovered at its early stages?

Yes: If caught early and the type of histology is favorable it is totally treated with very high success rate. ...Read more

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Is dermatitis treatable?

Is dermatitis treatable?

Yes: In most cases, dermatitis is treatable, but there are many different reasons for dermatitis, i.e. Infection rash, sunburn, chemical exposure. Dermatitis is a broad term meaning "inflammation of the skin". Depending on the cause will determine the treatment. ...Read more

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Is astigmatism treatable?

Is astigmatism treatable?

Yes: Refractive correction, i.e. Glasses, contacts, laser, incisions, implants, etc. Should distinguish regular vs. Irregular through topography. ...Read more

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Is thalassemia treatable?

Is thalassemia treatable?

By blood transfusion: In thalassemia patients who are very anemic, and have symptoms from their anemia, periodic transfusions is the usual treatment. If they have had many transfusions, their bodies will get iron overload from the past transfusions (chelation therapy to remove iron may be needed). The cure for thalassemia major is through bone marrow transplantation. ...Read more

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Is hypermetropia treatable?

Is hypermetropia treatable?

Only with surgery: Hypermetropia or hyperopia is a refractive error where the optical elements of the eye are too weak for the length of the eye. Commonly this is known as farsightedness. Glasses and contact lenses can be used to improve the vision but do not change the size or shape of the eye. Refractive surgery may treat the problem, if indicated. ...Read more

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Is paget's disease treatable?

Is paget's disease treatable?

Yes: Paget's disease is very treatable. I have several paget's patients who do very well on yearly Reclast (zoledronic acid) infusions. ...Read more

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How is anisometropia treatable?

How is anisometropia treatable?

Many ways: Anisometropia is a difference in the prescription between the two eyes. For most people, wearing glasses can treat their anisometropia. If the difference between the two eyes is large, contacts may be a better solution. Laser vision correction is also an option for many. ...Read more

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Is lumbago a treatable condition?

Is lumbago a treatable condition?

Very much so: "lumbago" is simply a fancy medical term for low back pain. In many cases, low back pain is very treatable and often responds well to osteopathic manipulation. In the hands of a skilled physician, omm has been shown to be very effective at treating low back pain while reducing the need for drugs and surgery. I would suggest hunting down a local do and see what they can do for you. ...Read more

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Is anisometropia treatable in adults?

Yes: Anisometropia is a difference in refractive error between the two eyes.

This is commonly treated with glasses or contact lenses.

As long as there is no amblyopia, glasses and/or contact lenses should take care of the problem. ...Read more

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Is encephalitis treatable?

Is encephalitis treatable?

Sometimes: There are limited direct antiviral treatment opportunities for encephalitis, specifically those caused by herpes simplex virus. For others, symptomatic supportive treatment such as controlling intracranial pressure tend to be the first line of treatment. ...Read more

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Hi! Is sciatica treatable?

Hi! Is sciatica treatable?

Generally, yes: "Sciatica" is a layman's term describing pain in the pelvis or low back that radiates down the back of the thigh, below the knee and usually into the foot. Medically, it is called a lumbar radiculopathy, though other conditions can mimic the symptoms. In most cases, the causes are treatable and in many cases, completely treatable. Treatable dose not mean"cure" however, and it is quite common. ...Read more

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Is neck arthritus treatable?

Is neck arthritus treatable?

No treatment needed: If it is not bothering you. When symptomatic, see a spinal specialist, to initiate conservative management, which will be likely all that will be needed to properly control symptoms related to this. ...Read more

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Is infarcture in the thalamus treatable?

Is infarcture in the thalamus treatable?

MRI finding?: You describe a lesion in the deep brain. The cause must be determined. It could be a minor finding of minor significance. It could be the sign of a serious neurological condition. It may be an incidental finding on MRI of no clinical significance. Your doctor should discuss the significance of this finding with you in detail. ...Read more