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How To Prevent Chronic Leukemia
A malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more
Appropriate treatmen: The treatment for this disease is complicated, because it is tailored to the stage of the disease. The treatments can be very brief or very prolonged. The initial treatment plan is the best way to prevent recurrences. The right treatment for the stage and type is the way to cure this disease. Most recurrences also can be treated well. There is no simple lifestyle change that is proven to help. ...Read more
By oncologist: This is a somewhat indolent form of leukemia which responds to treatment and can be carried for many years without major illenss. You could only have known about this if you had a bone marrow and blood test from your oncologist whose recommendations i would continue to follow. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I doubt it: Wilson's is rare and when two youngsters with it came down with leukemia, there was talk about either the copper overload or the Penicillamine rx possibly being a cause. Wilson's is very serious and i wouldn't worry about an old claim of a link that was first made in 1982 without any real further validation. ...Read more
Become pro-active: One of my study cases with the medical students involves an unfortunate woman whose illness was missed and was given Phenobarbital for her "nerves", with lethal results. Learn what medications and stressors to avoid. Stay fit. Good hydration and perhaps a sugary drink may help if you can sense an attack coming up; your physician will know whether to offer hematin. Best wishes. ...Read more
Mostly unknown: Cll affects older white men more that other parts of the population and the cause is unknown in most cases. Exposure to certain herbicides and insecticides, including agent orange used during the vietnam war, have been linked to an increased risk. For more information consult: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/chronic-lymphocytic-leukemia/ds00565/dsection=risk. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with mild chronic Glomerulonephritis. What can I do to prevent it from developing to acute stage?
Avoid some medicatio: If you have chronic kindney disease you can prevent worsening of Kinsey function by avoiding medications which worsen kidney function. You should avoid medications such as Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) and Naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn). When in doubt ask your doctor or pharmacist. Always read the ingredient labels of multisymptom medications before taking them. ...Read more
Education: Different measures are indicated according to the type and degree of immunodeficiency. All immunodeficient patients should avoid contact with obviously sick individuals. Washing hands and avoiding crowded environments. Antibiotic in prophylaxis doses are a common indication for some conditions. Antibody replacemtns is indicated for those with proven antibody deficiency. ...Read more
After treatment: Of tb, chances of relapse is low as long as it is fully treated. ...Read more
Yes it can: The best answer depends on the type of leukemia, but certainly if it is not treated any of them can get worse and go into acute phase. Even with treatment, some leukemias will tend to go into an acute phase. I recommend talking with the primary care physician or oncologist to get individualized answers, as this is almost always a serious, serious problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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