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How Long Should Patau Syndrome Last
Steroid treatment: The treatment of nephrotic syndrome in adults using steroids (s) is usually for 12-20 weeks. The n response to s is variable, depending on the renal disease being treated. Minimum change disease responds better than focal sclerosis. If s do not resolve proteinuria, other agents may be used. Please speak to your nephrologist for more information concerning you particular case. Good luck. ...Read more
Vater's syndrome: Vater's syndrome consists of a variety of serious congenital anomalies involving many organ systems such as digestive, cardiac, and renal . Life expectancy would depend on the severity of the anomalies present and whether they can be repairable like an imperforate anus, or tracheo-esophageal fistula ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
QT prologation: with Depakote occurred with only 27 of 27 thousand people who had side effects in 2014 while taking Depakote according to one source. Of those who had it most were taking other medications as well. There is no data on how long it takes to recover. You might take this up with the prescribing doctor or a cardiac electrophysiologist. Short QT syndrome also occurs but just as rarely ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Miscarriage: Apa, along with lupus anti-coagulant antibody, are two antibodies that attack the areas in the cell wall of growing tissue, especially the fast-growing placental tissue of an early pregnancy. These are newly-discovered causes for recurrent miscarriage, but also place the patient at higher risk for developing a blood clot, especially with hormone use, later in life. ...Read more
Depends...: The length of time needed to recover from ARDS depends on the underlying cause. Many things can cause ARDS including infection, pulmonary embolus, cardiac causes, etc. Once the underlying cause is treated, recovery can begin. Patients who recover from ARDS usually face a lengthy recovery process, including some type of rehabilitation so encouraging the patient during this time is needed. ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Wells: Severe, chronic ptsd may last a lifetime - especially if complex. Ptsd resolves for some. It becomes more hardwired in with time. Thus intervention is imperative to return toward normal function. Cognitive processing therapy (a form of cbt) is the gold standard. Emdr (eyeballs) ; virtual reality exposure therapy can be very helpful. Psychiatric meds are often needed. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be careful here: I think that some illnesses feature hyperpermeability of the gut mucosa, but there are people out there who will attribute most-if-not-all disease to this entity, about which mainstream medicine remains skeptical. If you haven't recovered, perhaps your symptoms aren't due to "leaky gut" -- don't accept any suggestion that you are at fault for treatment failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause?DMV: If your seizure was not secondary to underlying pathology ie. Stroke, tumor, etc, your recovery should be rapid, no longer than 3->5 days. If there is underlying pathology, then you need to address the pathology and recover. Driving is state dependent. Though most states mandate physicians to report seizures to their dmv, the dmv that makes the final decision. Requirements on dmv internet site. ...Read more
Yes: Carpal tunnel syndrome once it develops is usually a chronic problem. It can often be controlled for many years by use of activity modification, use of wrist splints, medication, or occasional injections. Symptoms may come and go for years but rarely disappear completely. Surgery is the only permanent cure, but not the first treatment to try. ...Read more
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