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How to prevent apendicitis?

How to prevent apendicitis?

Unknown : I know of no way to prevent appendicitis. Otherwise, I would not have had mine removed at age 40! ...Read more

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Orchitis (Definition)

A condition characterized by inflammation of one or both of the testicles. It is usually caused by a bacterial infection or ...Read more


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How to prevent cystitis?

How to prevent cystitis?

Cystitis: Good perineal hygiene, avoid vaginal infections, drink plenty of water, do not hold empty your bladder for more that 3-4 hours, avoid irritating foods, caffeine as much as possible. Empty bladder after intercourse and drink water so you are ready to empty in the morning. ...Read more

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How to prevent paraphimosis?

How to prevent paraphimosis?

Frequent retraction: Gentle traction over glans, lubrication if needed to bring foreskin back to previous position, if unable to bring skin back to normal then immediate eveluation and possible surgery needed. ...Read more

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How to prevent rubella?

How to prevent rubella?

Avoid Exposure/immun: Only avoid exposure or immunize !

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How can you prevent testicular torsion?

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How can you prevent testicular torsion?

No.: There is no known way to prevent testicular torsion but surgical fixation to prevent its recurrence. ...Read more

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How to prevent boils?

How to prevent boils?

Take: Take bleach bath-1/2 cup in full tub of water-soak for 10 minutes-do 2to3 times a week. Take vitamin d3 1000iu daily. Wash daily with hibiclens soap. If this does not help see infectious disease doctor. ...Read more

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How can you prevent a hydrocele?

How can you prevent a hydrocele?

No known ...: There has been no known way to prevent developing hydrocele since most of cases are idiopathic and primary. Occasionally, hydrocele may be secondary from infection, inflammation, trauma, surgery, etc. So, ask Doc for detail timely. Best wish ... ...Read more

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How to prevent pimpless?

Below: Clean living and proper food will help you a great deal with pimple prevention. If still a problem, pay a visit to a dermatologist. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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How to prevent pimples?

How to prevent pimples?

See below: Please consult this site for good information on this topic. You may need to try more than one treatment to see which one suits you well. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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How to prevent pimples?

How to prevent pimples?

Gels/creams for acne: For treatment of acne pimples, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin (adapalene) gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral contraceptives (for women) and oral antibiotics are options also. If acne pimples are severe, a dermatologist may help. ...Read more

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How to prevent tuberculosis effectively?

How to prevent tuberculosis effectively?

Avoid exposure: Tb spreads by inhalation of droplets carrying the TB bug that were coughed out by an infected person. Therefore avoiding coming in contact with anyone with active TB disease would be the best preventive strategy. Other risk factors include - exposure to imprisoned individuals, homeless individuals, travel to TB endemic countries, immunocompromised status etc. ...Read more

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How to prevent fever?

How to prevent fever?

You can't : Unless you are taking antipyretics all day long you would not be able to accomplish such a task . Did you mean ask best way to reduce fever? Fever is a body response when it is being affected by a viral or bacterial illness. Your goal should be to reduce fever but not preventing it from happening . Fever may be the only initial symptom you get when getting sick . ...Read more

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How can you prevent lymphoma?

How can you prevent lymphoma?

You can't: There are no known preventative measures other than staying away from high doses of radiation and known carcinogens. ...Read more

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How to prevent warts?

How to prevent warts?

Depends on location: Warts are caused by viruses. Sometimes a person has something she calls a wart, but may not be a viral wart. In those cases, the wart-like thing might not be a real wart. Common warts (not on the genitals) don't have a know prevention method. Genital warts can be prevented by the HPV vaccine, which prevents some (not all) of the viruses that cause genital warts. All teens should be vaccinated. ...Read more

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How to prevent sids?

How to prevent sids?

Back Sleeping: The major way is for your infant to sleep on their back. Altho not 100% preventative, it is the single best method. Secondly, do not cobed with your child.Even in the best of situations, tragedies have occured. ...Read more

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How to prevent pregnancy?

How to prevent pregnancy?

Two ways: One, a secure contraceptive utilized as directed. Two, holding one's knees together at all times.( no sexual activity via abstinence.) ...Read more

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How to prevent gout?

How to prevent gout?

Reduce gout by diet: Gout diet helps to control the production and elimination of uric acid, help prevent gout attacks or reduce severity.Limit meat, poultry and fish.Cut back on fat. Saturated fat lowers ability to eliminate uric acid. Limit alcohol.Interferes with the elimination of uric acid from your body.Drink plenty of fluids, particularly water, 8-16 glasses.Eat complex carbohydrate, grains, fruits, vegetables. ...Read more

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How to prevent and cure bladder infections?

How to prevent and cure bladder infections?

First why is it?: The most important question for bladder infections is why did it happen. Most recurrence is relapse. Could be anatomic issue, colonization with bad bugs, related to intercourse (esp w/diaphragm-spermicide), change in urinary tract mucosa with menopause. Prevention is linked to the cause and once that is known, prevention is strategic working against the causes. ...Read more

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How can you prevent leukemia?

How can you prevent leukemia?

You can't: Unless you are being exposed to extremely high levels of radiation or you have had chemotherapy or radiation therapy for another cancer, most leukemia is not preventable. ...Read more

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How to prevent to be suger?

How to prevent to be suger?

Eat well: I assume you mean diabetes by "sugar." prevention invloves educating yourself to what is right and wrong to eat. Decrease carbs and concentrated sweets. Increase healthy fruits (non sugary fruits) and vegetables. Lean meats are ok. Exercise, and maintain a healthy weight, and all those things together will help prevent diabetes. ...Read more

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How does one prevent orchitis?

How does one prevent orchitis?

Random mostly: Since orchitis is mostly from bacterial infection and is somewhat of arandom occurrence, there isn't much to do in the way of "prevention". If you are diabetic and more prone to infection, i would say that good diabetes control would be important in reducing infection risk in general. ...Read more

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How is orchitis prevented?

How is orchitis prevented?

Avoid Mumps. . .: Prevention of orchitis includes: being up-to-date on mumps vaccinations (mmr vaccine); avoiding std's (sexually transmitted diseases); and for a middle-aged or older man, keeping his prostate gland healthy. ...Read more

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What are the tests for orchitis?

What are the tests for orchitis?

Ultrasound,microscop: Ultrasound, palpating of testes, microscopic exam of penile discharge of there is one. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of orchitis?

What are the symptoms of orchitis?

Pain and swelling: A painful, swollen testicle, often red and tender, sometimes accompanied by fever, chills and systemic illness. ...Read more

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How does mumps cause orchitis?

How does mumps cause orchitis?

Infection: The virus infects the testicular tissue, causing damage. This reaction often is very painful and can lead to fertility problems.Prevent the the risk by immunizations. ...Read more

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Will orchitis cause sterility?

Will orchitis cause sterility?

Very rarely: There is not much published information on the exact percentage of patients with fertility problems after orchitis, but orchitis of only one testicle should not decrease fertility as long as the other testicle is normal. After orchitis of both testes, some reports say about 10% of men will have decreased fertility, and very rarely will a man become sterile. ...Read more

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Why won't my epididymo-orchitis clear up?

Why won't my epididymo-orchitis clear up?

May need more time: This condition is uncomfortable and can be difficult to get rid of. It often takes 3-6 weeks of antibiotics. If that hasn't worked, I would suggest a scrotal Ultrasound to look for other causes. Good luck, Dr. Long ...Read more

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How is epididymo-orchitis treated mostly?

How is epididymo-orchitis treated mostly?

Antibiotivs or surge: If it is caused by sexually transmitted disease such as gonorrhea, antibiotics and also treat sexual partner /partners. No sex until after treatment. If chronic condition from previous untreated std's and scarring, may require surgical removal. If chronic infections, epidydiectomy and possible orchiectomy may have to be done. ...Read more

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Wondering why won't epididymo-orchitis clear up?

Wondering why won't epididymo-orchitis clear up?

May be...: Did you have a painful swelling testis which subsided after treatment? Now, you have lingering pain/ache. Or is your diagnosis just based on the in the testis? So, it's important to figure out what is the condition for you by analyzing the feature, degree, and progress of the pain and swelling over time and their sequence of event by expert so to deduce why it is hard to clear up. Best wish... ...Read more

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Why is my epididymo-orchitis taking so long to cure?

Why is my epididymo-orchitis taking so long to cure?

Epididymoorchitis: typically, it takes quite a while for epididymoorchitis to resolve. It often takes up to six weeks of antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Can injuring the perineum lead to epipidmytis-orchitis?

Yes, depending: on location and severity of injury. But other causes are possible too, so ask your doctor for treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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How long does it typically take orchitis swelling to go down?

How long does it typically take orchitis swelling to go down?

Epididymo-orchitis: It may take a week or longer for orchitis swelling to go down after appropriate therapy. Pain usually resolves in few days. ...Read more

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What to do if I have epididymo orchitis.how long does it takes to cure?

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Here are some ...: Clinically, from epididymitis to epididymo-orchitis is a process of full spectrum, usually resulting from the extension of bacterial UTI or STD-related urethritis to epididymis then to testis if Rx doesn't effectively take place. How soon may a "cure" occur? That would depend on how the bacterial virulence and the degree of infection / inflammation, and antibiotic effectiveness. So, ask Doc timely ...Read more

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The swelling from my orchitis hasn't gone down and it's been 8 months, what can I do?

Urology evaluation: If a person's symptoms from orchitis don't resolve, his urologist can re-evaluate to be sure there is not ongoing or recurrent inflammation. Occasionally, a person can have a testicular tumor growing coincidentally after a case of orchitis, so an ultrasound scan may be needed to rule out a tumor inside a testicle, if one testicle remains larger than the other one. ...Read more

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What are treatments for orchitis?

What are treatments for orchitis?

Generally Antibiotic: Orchitis is a painful infection of the testes that may result from infections such as mumps (particularly in adolescents), or sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhea and chlamydia. It may also be caused by viruses. Your doctor can determine the cause of orchitis, and will prescribe an antibiotic, as well as pain control. ...Read more

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Is orchitis an std?

Is orchitis an std?

Orchitis is...: ...Inflamation of the testicles. It commonly can be from a viral or bacterial infection, and sometimes, but not always, involves something transmitted sexually. I saw a kid with orchitis this week...It was mumps. ...Read more

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What is orchitis?

What is orchitis?

Testicle infection: Infection of the testicle. Potential causes include sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea, chlamydia) or viral infections (e.g. Mumps). ...Read more

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How can I manage orchitis pain?

How can I manage orchitis pain?

Ultrasound first: First you have to diagnose the cause of orchitis. I would first order a trsticular ultrasound . If caused by hyrocoele or varicocoele, then can be surgically removed. If it is caused by testicular cancer, that would require removing the testes and radiation with sometimes estrogen hormone treatment. If ultrasound negative, it could be inhumanly hernia requiring surgery. Other cause is groin strain. ...Read more