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How is endometriosis typically treated?

How is endometriosis  typically treated?

Combination: Depending on symptoms endometriosis is treated with a combination of medications and surgery. The only sure way to diagnose endometriosis is to see the lesions during surgery. If seen the lesions are usually removed. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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How is ovarian cancer typically treated?

How is ovarian cancer typically treated?

Surg+/-Chemo: Ovarian cancer is first treated with surgery and then depending on the findings from surgery chemotherapy may or may not be recommended. ...Read more

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How is BV typically treated?

How is BV typically treated?

Usually antibiotics: Most of the time BV istreated with a short course of either oral or transvaginal antibiotics. ...Read more

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How is endometriosis treated?

Multiple ways: Once endometriosis is diagnosed (usually with surgery), depending on the severity, it can be treated with hormone suppressing medications. Sometimes in mild cases, oral contraceptive pills can help. In severe cases where large cysts have formed or where it is causing blockage of the bowels or urinary system, surgery is needed and may require a hysterectomy with removal of the ovaries. ...Read more

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How is gonorrhea typically treated?

How is gonorrhea typically treated?

Antibiotics: Your doctor can prescribe antibiotics. Oral antibiotics will usually work, but in severe cases a shot or even IV treatment may be needed. ...Read more

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How is diverticulitis disease typically treated?

How is diverticulitis disease typically treated?

Diverticulitis that: Is the infected condition of diverticulosis is treated with bowel rest and antibiotics. Once pain, fever and white blood cell count return to normal we start a liquid diet and gradually advance to a low residue diet which should be maintained for 4-6 weeks to allow the colon inflammation to completely resolve. If multiple episodes elective surgery may be appropriate to avoid further complications. ...Read more

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How is fibromyalgia typically treated?

How is fibromyalgia typically treated?

Pain pills: 3 meds are FDA approved & are non-opiate pain pills. None proven to improve sleep disorder, a sentinel FM symptom. Alternative therapies treat various FM causal factors: weight loss, improved muscle tone & mass via aquatherapy, improved sleep & pain control with cannabis, pelvic girdle stabilization with SIJ belt & Prolotherapy, & mindfulness therapy for depression. ...Read more

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How is chlamydia typically diagnosed?

How is chlamydia typically diagnosed?

Swab or urine : Chlamydia is detected by sending a sample of urine or by sending a cotton swab the has been in contact with the cervix or penis. The lab will then test for the presence of chlamydia dna providing a very accurate diagnosis of chlamydia. ...Read more

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How is cfs typically treated?

How is cfs typically treated?

Symptomatic: Treatment of cfs focuses on the relief of symptoms. Lifestyle changes, eating a healthy whole food based diet. Improved sleep habits, going to bed and getting up at the same time each day. Use of either supplements or medications to help improve the quality of sleep, energy and reduce pain, gradually increasing exercise, cognitive behavioral therapy, all can help. ...Read more

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How is galactorrhea typically treated?

How is galactorrhea typically treated?

Depending on cause: Galactorrhea has to be first evaluated thoroughly to diagnose the underlying cause. Once identified, your doctor may target their treatment to that cause. In most cases, medical treatment is adequate and in some cases surgical treatment may be necessary. ...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 is depression typically treated?

How is depression typically treated?

Medications: Antidepressants in general are a group of medications that modulate certain neurotransmitters in the brain. Also psychotherapy, behavior modification, relaxation therapy are among the treatments available for depression. ...Read more

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How is cervical cancer typically treated?

How is cervical cancer typically treated?

Depends: Treatment depends on the stage of the cervical cancer. In general, for earlier stages surgery is often performed as the primary treatment and for more advanced cases radiation and chemotherapy are used together. The radiation typically includes external beam radiation as well as brachytherapy. ...Read more

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How is incontinence generally treated?

How is incontinence generally treated?

Severity determines: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infection, inflammatory problem, maldigestive concern, or neurologic disorder. Sometimes, particularly in youths, the condition is behavioral. Often, anal manometry followed by biofeedback can be curative without the need of surgery or medication. ...Read more

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How is keratoconus typically treated?

How is keratoconus typically treated?

Corneal Crosslinking: Corneal Crosslinking is a non-surgical procedure which can halt the progression of keratoconus, and should be considered for any patients with progressive keratoconus. RGP contact lenses, Intacs, scleral contact lenses and corneal transplantation are the modalities which can be used to rehabilitate vision. We perform epithelial-on crosslinking as a first step to stabilize the condition. ...Read more

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How is endometrial (uterine) cancer typically treated?

How is endometrial (uterine) cancer typically treated?

Surgery first: Endometrial cancer is standardly treated with surgery first. The surgery helps determine a patients stage. Based on their stage and features on their pathology report from their surgery they may be recommended to have further treatment with either chemotherapy and or radiation. ...Read more

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How is cyclic breast pain typically treated?

How is cyclic breast pain typically treated?

Progesterone: Most people respond well to Progesterone cream or a diuretic. In severe cases testosterone type medications can help. ...Read more

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How is bowel incontinence typically treated?

How is bowel incontinence typically treated?

Disrupted or weak: Anal sphincter but also diarrhea or ibs unfortunately people wait until the muscle gets to far gone to do much with. Sphincter repair, biofeedback and neuroma dilation r therapies now, but slings are in govt trials right now. ...Read more

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How is tuberculosis usually treated?

How is tuberculosis usually treated?

Antibiotics: While it depends on the type and site of the tuberculosis (TB) infection, TB is generally treated with a combination of 3 or 4 antibiotics. The antibiotics are used for 6-9 months, and sometimes longer depending on the nature of the infection. Tb is a notoriously slow dividing bacteria, and this slow growth is the reason it takes so long for a TB infection to be treated. ...Read more

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