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How is cachexia corrected?

How  is cachexia  corrected?

Cachexia: Cachexia: 1st we need to define what is causing it . For instance ( a cancer, anorexia, bulemia, malabsorbtion, and gastrointestinal infection etc). Cachexia is another way to say abnormal weight loss. ...Read more

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How is cachexia corrected in prostate cancer?

How is cachexia corrected in prostate  cancer?

It is difficult: Cachexia from any cancer is difficult to treat. Many reasons can lead to poor appetite, from apathy to lack of hunger or not even being able to taste foods well thus decreasing appetite. I'd recommend that you work with a dietician who is familiar with cancer patients. Protein calories seem to be quite important as well. I have not seen doctors use Megace (megestrol) an appetite stimulant in these cases. ...Read more

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What is congestive heart failure? How is it contracted, what is the treatment, how does it affect life expetancy ?

What is  congestive heart failure? How is it contracted,  what is the treatment,  how does it affect life expetancy ?

Failure of the heart: Failure of the heart muscles to pump blood effectively from the chambers to the body/lungs leading to back up of blood . Caused by heart attacks, (coronary artery disease) long standing hypertension/diabetes, chemotherapy, congenital heart defects, intractable rhythm problems. Life expectancy depends on underlying cause. ...Read more

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What is congenital laxity and how is it treated?

Ligaments?: Congenital laxity simply means that you are born with looser ligaments than most. Many people can live with this and have no problems. However, if you are severely "loose" and would like to try and counter this my recomendation would be to stregthen the musculature around the problematic area. Muscles and ligaments work together in the body to keep things "tight". Hope this helps... ...Read more

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What is madelung's deformity and how is it treated?

Bony abnormalities: Madelung's deformity is a condition characterized by abnormally shaped wrists and wrist bones combined with short stature. This is typically congenital but often symptoms don't present until the pre-teen years. Treatment can be pain medicines, splints, or sometimes surgery. ...Read more

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How is fischer disease diagnosed and how is it treatment?

How is fischer disease diagnosed and how is it treatment?

Fissure: Are we talking about Anal fissure/ if that's the case then prevent constipation, avoid straining, drink enough water, consume enough fiber and use sitz bath (sit in the warm water couple of times a day). also you could ask your doctor for creams like Anusol. ...Read more

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What is osteomalacia and how is it treated?

What is osteomalacia and how is it treated?

Carefully: It means a softening of the articular cartilage in joint. Usually mainly knee. It may be inherited or traumatic, and you can't stop it. Protect your joint from stress as in lb/sq ". Jumping increases this a lot, even down a stair, off a tailgate etc. Jogging is repetative trauma and can take it's toll swimming is good exercise . If swollen, gives out grinds, surg clean out may help smoothen it. ...Read more

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How is titinus treated?

How is titinus treated?

Which word?: Tinnitus is ringing in the ears. It's very hard to treat effectively and an otolaryngologist referral's needed. Tetanus is vaccine-preventable but sadly is still with it; it's treated by finding and removing the bacteria living in a dead zone, and supporting breathing while it's needed. ...Read more

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How is secondary hyperparathyroidism diagnosed? What is the cure to this?Thank you.

How is secondary hyperparathyroidism diagnosed? What is the cure to this?Thank you.

Calcium parathyroid: This is usually diagnosed in people with kidney disease. If the calcium is low, or the phosphorus too high, or the level of Vit D too low, the parathyroid makes too much PTH, which causes bone disease. Treatment targets the cause: vit D (calcitriol), phosphate binders, special diets. ...Read more

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What is liver failure and how is it treated?

What is liver failure and how is it treated?

Won't keep you alive: The liver does multiple things - synthesizes proteins, metabolizes products to make them more useful or less harmful or easier to excrete, moves blood from the intestines to the main venous blood flow system (in the vena cava), etc. When the liver is hurt from a sudden insult (tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose, etc) or long-term exposure (alcohol, heptatitis c, etc) 1 or more of these functions can't be done. ...Read more

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How does one function when parathyroid is removed? How will calcium be regulated?

How does one function when parathyroid is removed? How will calcium be regulated?

Remaining parathyroi: It sounds like you had a parathyroid adenoma removed because of hyperparathyroidism. Typically this is a problem of one parathyroid. You have 3 others that will function fine after removal of the overactive one. Calcium levels which were high, should return to normal and stay normal. ...Read more

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What stage of liver disease is indicated by yellow sclera? How is this treated?

What stage of liver disease is indicated by yellow sclera? How is this treated?

No stage: Yellow sclera is caused by excessive bilirubin in the blood. This is called jaundice. There are many possible causes including liver disease, pancreatic disease, and gallbladder disease. Jaundice is serious and needs prompt medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What is lamin a/c mutation and how is it treated?

What is lamin a/c mutation and how is it treated?

It cannot be treated: Lamin proteins are thought to be involved in nuclear stability, chromatin structure and gene expression. Mutations in the lmna gene are associated with several diseases, including muscular dystrophy, familial partial lipodystrophy, limb girdle muscular dystrophy, dilated cardiomyopathy, charcot-marie-tooth disease, and others. ...Read more

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What is renal cancer and how is it treated?

What is renal cancer and how is it treated?

A variety: The most common in adults is renal cell carcinoma, and it may be treated surgically for cure even if it's gotten fairly far in many cases; there are some old and some new chemotherapeutic agents that are remarkable and have surprised me by their effectiveness. ...Read more

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How is anemia measured?

How is anemia measured?

Two measurements: The first measurement is hemoglobin (oxygen-carrying protein inside red blood cells). This is reported as grams per 100 ml (g/dl). Values <12 (14 for men) are considered anemic. The second is hematocrit. This indicates the % of volume of blood taken up by red blood cells. Values <36 (42 for men) are considered anemic. Note: different labs might have slightly differing normal ranges. ...Read more

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Can glaucoma be cured via surgery. How much does it cost? What is the best hospital to get this surgery done?

Can glaucoma be cured via surgery. How much does it cost? What is the best hospital to get this surgery done?

Yes: There are many different surgical treatments for glaucoma: SLT laser, trabeculectomy, shunt, MIGS, endocyclophotocoagulation, trabeculotomy, and others. Each has its own price range. There are many good general ophthalmologists and glaucoma supspecialists available. You need to make an appointment with one to discuss your options to determine what is best for you. ...Read more

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What is monocular diplopia/polyopia and how is it treated?

What is monocular diplopia/polyopia and how is it treated?

Extra images from ey: Most visual doubling is when the two eyes are out of alignment (strabismus). But some conditions cause extra images from one eye including uncorrected astigmatism, cataracts, macular distortions and corneal disturbances. Most of these can be treated successfully by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is the mitochondrial disease known as m.n.g.i.e.? How is it treated?

What is the mitochondrial disease known as m.n.g.i.e.? How is it treated?

Mngie: MNGIE is a multi system autosomal recessive disorder characterized by gastrointestinal dysmotility and peripheral nervous system involvement death occurs before 35 years of life. Treatment options include allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and carrier erythrocytes entrapped TP therapy . Hope this answers your question . Mitochondrial Neurogatrointestinal Encephalomyopathy ...Read more

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How is osteoporosis treated?

How is osteoporosis treated?

Osteoporosis.: For osteoporosis, it's weight bearing exercise, calcium and vitamin D3 supplementation, keep your weight down. Medications when necessary would include Fosamax, Actonel or Boniva (ibandronate). You'd need bone density tests every two to three years after you reach the menopause and treat more aggressively with medications dependent on the results. ...Read more

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Any cures for correcting flathead syndrome?

Any cures for correcting flathead syndrome?

Yes, in infants.: Flat back of the head is called plagiocephaly. The most common cause by far is babies laying on their backs. "back to sleep" is the right thing to do as this clearly prevents sudden infant death syndrome. Usually the flat head will self resolve with less time spent on the back, or helmeting can be considered if the problem is severe. ...Read more

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What causes a lisp, or how to correct it?

What causes a lisp, or how to correct it?

Lisp: Most often lisps are from improper tongue placement when a person speaks. Most of the time this can be corrected with speech therapy. Occasionally there are anatomical (parts of the mouth) that interfere or hardware (like lisp with braces or tongue piercing) in which case remove the hardware-voila! lisp can occur when someone has poor muscle tone, this is harder to correct with speech therapy. ...Read more

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What causes a lisp, or how to correct it?

What causes a lisp, or how to correct it?

Lisp: Most often lisps are from improper tongue placement when a person speaks. Most of the time this can be corrected with speech therapy. Occasionally there are anatomical (parts of the mouth) that interfere or hardware (like lisp with braces or tongue piercing) in which case remove the hardware-voila! lisp can occur when someone has poor muscle tone, this is harder to correct with speech therapy. ...Read more

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What is the procedure necessary for correcting gastrochesis?

What is the procedure necessary for correcting gastrochesis?

Cover intestines: In gastroschisis, the intestines are uncovered. To cover the intestines, they can be returned directly to the abdomen in the operating room immediately, or they can be covered with a silastic bag and gradually returned to the abdomen over the next few days, followed by surgical closure of the abdomen. ...Read more

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How to correct acid ph ?

How to correct acid ph ?

Evaluate diet first: How was the acid pH diagnosed? If by pH strip testing of saliva or urine, these tests can reflect the ingestion of too much acid-producing foods in the diet. I would suggest keeping a 7-day food diary along with pH testing of urine (mid-stream) & have that information reviewed by a holistic (integrative) physician who is well-versed in nutrition as a first step, then assess if more wk-up is needed ...Read more

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Whats thereason for out toeing? How to correct?

Whats thereason for out toeing?
How to correct?

Out-toeing: Out-toeing can be genetic or caused through development when younger. It can occur from either the hips or the lower legs or even at the feet. There is no immediate need to "correct" this presentation unless there is pain, instability, or hinders the person's way of living. ...Read more

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Can surgery correct ed?

Can surgery correct ed?

No, but...: Everything we do in life / medicine is just to modify something for working better, but always comes with a price. Any surgical care is considered as the last resort of care after failing to respond to drug, physical therapy, lifestyle change, injection, etc. So, ed-related surgery may be penile implant, penile straightening for peyronie's disease, just like hip/knee replacement for djd... ...Read more

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Is my due date correct?

Last LMP?: Not enough information to tell you.

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How to correct loosened skin?

How to correct loosened skin?

Please see: Please see your plastic surgeon for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What can correct malocclusion?

What can correct malocclusion?

Orthodontics: A proper orthodontic evaluation and treatment will correct malocclusion. ...Read more

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How do you correct azoospermia?

How do you correct azoospermia?

It depends: It may or may not be correctable or treatable depending on the underlying cause. There are different reasons for having no sperm, and the treatment options vary depending on the cause or causes. It's only answerable once a thorough workup is done. ...Read more

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Is a growth chart always correct?

Is a growth chart always correct?

Correct Measurement?: Exellent question! the problem isn't the growth chart, it is the quality of the measurement plotted onto the growth chart. When a point on a growth chart doesn't seem right, the measurement should be taken again. It is so easy to make measurement mistakes in length and height depending on how the measurement is taken and whether the child is moving around. Remember to take the shoes off! ...Read more

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How can I correct lumber lordosis?

How can I correct lumber lordosis?

Strong abs: Llumbar lordosis is a good thing hyper lordosis can be corrected with stretching back and hamstrings strengthen core stand like a solider physical therapy can guide you to acstraightcerbalanced back. ...Read more

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What are ways to correct lordosis?

What are ways to correct lordosis?

Who says it needs a : Correction. Lordosis is a normal status in the neck and lower back. Usually, increased lordosis may be a compensation for increased thoracic kyphosis which generally is not problematic until exceeding 70 degrees kyphosis in the thoracic region. ...Read more

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What is used to correct an overbite?

What is used to correct an overbite?

What type?: Horizontal overbite (buck teeth) or vertical overbite (deep bite) are treated differently. There are many orthodontic solutions depending on your problem. Please see qualified orthodontic specialist (ask general dentist for referral) who does nothing but orthodontic treatment all day long for an initial examination (usually free) do discuss your malocclusion and possible treatment choices. ...Read more

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Is there any way correct night glare?

Is there any way correct night glare?

Depends on cause: May be as simple as light tinted or glare coated glasses. If dry eyes or cataract are causes, then meds or surgery will be helpful. ...Read more

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What is the correct pulse at 54years?

What is the correct pulse at 54years?

60-100 bpm.: Assuming the underlying heart rhythm is normal, a heart rate between 60 and 100 bpm would be considered normal at rest. Would go above 100 temporarily with activity, and may be under 60 at rest in someone who’s athletic. ...Read more

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Can I correct an underbite as an adult?

Yes!: An underbite can be predictably corrected in adults using a combination of corrective jaw (orthognathic) surgery and orthodontics. Many of my patients are adults, and, while they dislike wearing braces, they tolerate it. But definitely the answer to your question is a profound yes. You should see a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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What can be done to correct neutropenia?

What can be done to correct neutropenia?

Like most deficiency: If you dont have enough of something, its because you either don't make it, you lose it or you hide it. Neutropenia is no different. As examples, marrow failure or infiltration (not making them), autoimmune neutropenia (losing them), margination (hiding them), can all cause neutropenia. There are many other causes that fit into one of these categories. Treatment ranges from none to transplant. ...Read more

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