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How Do You Treat A 70 Year Old Patient With Digital Clubbing
Treat the cause: Treat the condition causing the clubbing. Clubbing is usually the sign of an ongoing medical process. ...Read more
Enlarged Finger Tips (Definition)
Clubbing is a condition where the nails and tips of the fingers become rounded and somewhat enlarged (so that they look like clubs). The reason this occurs is unknown, but it is associated with breathing problems or lung diseases. ...Read more
My dad' s a diabetic patient and 70 years old he is hungry after almost every 2-3 hours. Is this normal?
Completely stopping of salt usage is a recommended thing for edema (legs) patient of 70 years female?
Blood traces in organism recently for a above 70 years enlarged prostate patient but no urine retention after medecine. Is it serious?
Unlcear question: If you have blood in urine or in your semen, that is a serious problem. You should see a Urologist for further testing and make sure that you do not have prostate Cancer. A PSA test can be helpful. But let a urologist guide you further as to what other tests can be useful to do in your case. ...Read more
Is iron-deficient anemia curable or just treatable? Once a patient is diagnosed with it, can they be un-diagnosed? Can it go away for good? Yes or no?
Will their be new treatments for intermediate risk MDS in 2016? Other than Vidaza and supportive care? I care abt newest treatment for 70 yr patient
Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Common drugs for MDS include:1.Azacitidine (Vidaza) 2.Cytarabine (Cytosar-U) 3.Daunorubicin (Cerubidine) 4. Decitabine (Dacogen) 5. Idarubicin (Idamycin) 6.Lenalidomide (Revlimid).Overall, 30 to 40% of patients may benefit. Gene manipulation of own stem cell has cured, patients with severe advanced leukemia, is the future. Pts.reported rapidly to iv infusion, was recently reported ...Read more
Is mds a cancer or preleukemia? What s the average life for low / intemdiate mds patient if health is perfect. No alcohol. Age 70. Just low RBC and hb
See below...: Myelodysplastic syndrome (mds) is a form of bone marrow cancer that is generally less aggressive than leukemia but still malignant. Mds usually evolves more slowly then leukemia and sometimes can transform into acute leukemia and become more aggressive and faster evolving. The prognosis is highly dependent on type and many other factors but patients with low grade mds may survive many years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: There are no studies showing that this would help. ...Read more
A 64-year-old patient with endocarditis who must be treated with IV penicillin but reports to be allergic, what should I do? I have been assigned a 64-year-old patient with endocarditis who must be treated with IV penicillin. The patient reports an allerg
PCN allergy: Guidelines exist. Appropriate course is generally a multidisciplinary decision involving ID and A/I, depending on the description/severity/mechanism of allergy. If concern for allergy persists after through history or if history is vague, PCN allergy skin testing has good predictive value to better define risk. If type I hypersensitivity is suspected, then desensitization could be an option ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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