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Doctor insights on: Treating Collembola

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How is collembola treated?

How is collembola treated?

Uncertain: Although there are proponents of the idea that humans can suffer infestation by collembola (springtails, arthropods that inhabit soil), clinical studies have either been discredited or have not demonstrated evidence (eg: lim cs; et al. Collembola are unlikely to cause human dermatitis. J insect sci. 2009; 9:3). For this reason, there is no standard of care treatment, to my knowledge. ...Read more

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How do you treat the arthropods from collembola?

Arthropods: Collembola are arthropods. The arthropod phylum includes the insects, collembola (springtails), arachnids (eg. Spiders), and crustaceans. Although many believe that collembola can cause human infestation, there is as yet no definitive proof of this, and there is no well established standard-of-care treatment. ...Read more

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How are they treated?

How treated?: Please send in more information so that help can be given. ...Read more

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How can it be treated?

What?: Please ask your question again, because when you ask it in two parts, the parts do not stay together. ...Read more

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How is cts treated by a pt?

How is cts treated by a pt?

Stretching: Try to stretch out the region of the carpal tunnel to decrease the symptoms of median nerve entrapment
sometimes it can help but sometimes you may still need surgical release. ...Read more

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How is cts typically treated?

How is cts typically treated?

Yes: Cts is usually caused by occupational repetitive stress of wrist in which median nerve is compressed. It is also common problem in women who are pregnant, on oral contraceptives, diabetic and hypothyroid. Treatment of underlying medical conditions(if any), avoidance of repetitive wrist use, occupational therapy, oral antiinflammatories, use of splint during day and night for 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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How often should I be treated?

For what?: Not sure what you are referring to. ...Read more

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How can gynaecostia be treated?

Gynecomastia?: Do you mean gynecomastia? Enlarged male breasts?
It depend on the size of the breasts. If there is just excess fat but not too much extra skin, liposuction works well. But if there is a lot of extra skin, that needs to be removed surgically. ...Read more

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How is Alstrom syndrome treated?

How is Alstrom syndrome treated?

Alstrom syndrome: "tinted prescription lenses for light sensitivity,weight control and exercise, hearing aids, treatment for cardiac congestion, treatment for diabetes or insulin resistance
high dose statins to control cholesterol, hormone treatment for reproductive or thyroid problems, aggressive treatment of any lung infections or bronchitis." Per: http://www.healthline.com/health/alstrom-syndrome#Diagnosis4 ...Read more

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How is the poland anomaly treated?

How is the poland anomaly treated?

Surgery: Poland syndrome is absence of the pectoralis major muscle which leaves an obvious visible chest defect. It can be treated with muscle flaps or simple insertion of a prosthesis. ...Read more

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What is hypervalemia? Can be treated?

What is hypervalemia? Can be treated?

Hyperkalemia: Hyperkalemia is high potassium.
I am not aware of hypervalemia.
High potassium can be treated with dialysis or diuretics like Lasix (furosemide) and diet low in potassium. ...Read more

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What is billyrubin? Can it be treated?

What is billyrubin? Can it be treated?

Hemoglobin byproduct: Bilirubin is the normal breakdown product of hemoglobin metabolism. It is yellow and secreted in the bible ducts which empty into the small intestine and also in the urine . It is responsible for some of our stool and urine color. It is elevated in blood and liver diseases and can make your skin and eye whites turn yellow, which is called jaundice.Hemoglobin is the main component rbc. ...Read more

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How could horner's syndrome be treated?

First: Find the cause!
then some possible interventions.
Probably never return to complete normal, but try. ...Read more

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What causes hoarding and how is it treated?

What causes hoarding and how is it treated?

It's Complicated: For a thorough answer to your question, check out this page on the website of the international ocd foundation: http://bit.Ly/kqv4tl and for a sensitive look into the lives of people struggling with hoarding, see matt paxton's book "the secret lives of hoarders." hear matt speak about his book here: http://bit.Ly/lrdg78. ...Read more

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Can ammnorrhea be treated??what are causes?

Can ammnorrhea be treated??what are causes?

Yes: Amenorrhea refers to no menstrual periods. Primary amenorrhea means never having had one before while secondary refers to someone who's had periods in past but not currently. Most common cause of amenorrhea is pregnancy which results from unprotected sexual activity, even if he promises to pull out. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amenorrhea/basics/definition/con-20031561 ...Read more

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What kind of desease could be treated garlic?

What kind of desease could be treated garlic?

It is a herb: Garlic is used as supplement for its preventive and nutritional values it helps with heart and cardio vascular health. Unlike allopathic medicine e.g. Antibiotic it is not a cure for certain disease/ infection. ...Read more

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What is c. O. P. D. Disease? How is it treated?

What is c. O. P. D. Disease? How is it treated?

Emphysema/ch Bronchi: Chronic bonchitis and emphysema pair of diseases in which airways narrow over time, to limit air going in and out of the lungs, causing shortness of breath
caused mostly by tobacco smoking, occupational exposure work place dust.Coal mines, gold mining, cotton and noxius fumes&air polution, may be genetic susceptibility and alpha1 antitrpsin deficiency
treated with, bronchodilaters/antichlinegic/steroi. ...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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Cerviacal sponderlosis what is it an can it be treated?

Cervical spondylosis: Means degenerative arthritic changes in the neck. Arthritis means inflammation of a joint, and the joints in the neck truly become arthritic with limited motion, swelling and pain. Spondylosis also includes degeneration of the discs between the vertebra, and when this happens there are sclerotic (arthritic) changes affecting the vertebral endplates. Treatment includes anti inflammatories and pt. ...Read more

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What is Mondors disease, what causes it and how is it treated?

What is Mondors  disease, what causes it and how is it treated?

See below: This is a term of thrombo-phlebitis of vein on the chest or abdomen. Breast disease is usual underlying issue. See this site for a picture and other info.
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1313969 ...Read more

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How is TMJ treated?

How is TMJ treated?

Varies: Non surgical TMJ treatments include splint therapy, muscle relaxants or nsaids, jaw exercises, soft diet, alternating ice/heat packs, etc. Visit a dentist or oral medicine specialist to find out which ones relate to your specific condition. ...Read more

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How is cdi treated?

How is cdi treated?

Vancomycin or flagyl: I assume you mean clostridium difficile infection. Oral vancomycin 125mgs. 4 times a day or oral Flagyl 500 mgs. 3 times a day for 10 to 14 days is the usual treatment. Unfortunately 20-25% of patients relapse after this treatment and require additiional courses of treatment. ...Read more

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How is bpd treated?

How is bpd treated?

BPD: Dialectical behavioral therapy is tx of choice. Medications can be used for associated disorders such as major depression. ...Read more

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How is gout treated?

How is gout treated?

With medication: Antiinflammatories, and Colchicine are used to address the pain and inflammation of the [acute] gout attack. Allopurinol is commonly used to control uric acid levels. There are other options available as well- talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How is trich treated?

How is trich treated?

Behavior Therapy: If you are referring to trichotillomania, then this hair pulling disorder is treated by a psychotherapist who is familiar with this issue. A knowledgeable therapist will use specific behavioral and cognitive techniques and psychoeducation to help treat the problem. ...Read more

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How is plague treated?

How is plague treated?

Antibiotics,hospital: Patients with suspected plague are put in strict isolation units and treatment is started with antibiotics such as gentamicin, streptomycin, doxycycline, tetracyline, Septra, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ciprofloxacin, or chloramphenicol. With treatment, the death rate drops from about 50% to about 15% (the majority of the cases are bubonic plague). Pneumonic plague is fatal if treatment is not started in 24 hours. ...Read more

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How are corns treated?

How are corns treated?

Hammertoes: Corns usually signify that you have hammertoes
depending on how severe they are you may need either just shaving of the skin or may need a hammertoe surgery. ...Read more

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How is measles treated?

How is measles treated?

Treat symptoms: Measles is caused by a virus. There is no specific medication for measles. Most children with measles are miserable. Fever & pain control with Acetaminophen are typical. Dehydration is a common complication which needs to be treated. Measles is highly contagious you will want to keep your sick child away from others. Prevention with vaccine is recommended. ...Read more

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