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How To Treat Oligohydramnios
It is treated : Depending on type of glomeronephritis determines the treatment regimen. If it autoimmune, corticosteriods and other immunsuppressive agents such as Cytoxan and CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) are used. To better comment we would need to know the type of glomeronephritis that you have. ...Read more
? PCOS ?: If you mean pcos not pcod -- pcos may be present in up to 30% of women. It is an Insulin resistant state that is characterized by weight gain, irregular or absent periods, hair growth, infertility and predisposition to diabetes. Check w/your gyn. Diet, exercise and weight loss will help, as will metformin which can reduce Insulin resistance and regularize menses and even fertility. ...Read more
Many : Reviewed your information, looks you have had hypertension since you have been on calcium channel blocker, hydrochlorothiazide and telmisartan. All those medications are the right medications. But you have breathless on exertion. So you need to have doctor to work up on your heart condition or lung condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eczema treatment: Eczema is a general term for a diffuse rash with itching. It is an incessant itchy eruption that almost invariably begins in infancy, is inherited, is often accompanied in later years by hay fever or asthma. A dermatologist is the best doctor to consult for this. Soaps make it worse. Use cetaphil for washing body. All free & clear for laundry. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on location and severity. For milder cases Hydrocortisone cream and syctera foam. For more extensive or severe cases prescription strength creams and possibly short course of internal drugs. Essential fatty acids such as flaxseed oil and identifying contributing contact or food allergies can be helpful. ...Read more
Amenorrhea: First you need to diagnose amenorrhea. What causes it? First concern is a pregnancy., so do a pregnancy test. If it has been prolonged it could be pco syndrome, hypothyroidism, anemia , malnutrition, anovulation. Each of these conditions requires a extensive work-up and plan in order to treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A specialist eval: Oligospermia refers to a low sperm count (total or concentration). The real issue is sperm function. Men w/ poor function often have low count, motility and few normally shaped sperm. Causes run from genetic, heat (sauna, hot tub), medication (androgens for body-building), recreational drugs, extreme sports, unknown and others (no room here). Treatment based on cause but ivf/icsi works if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet, exercise, meds: Diabetes treatment differs depending on the type of diabetes, the age of the person, the weight of the person, what other illnesses are present, and what bodily damage has already been caused by the diabetes. In general, doctors want to get one's blood sugars normalized with just diet and exercise (with weight loss if needed). Otherwise, medications are needed. Specialist exams are needed, too. ...Read more
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Sacralization: Sacralization is a congenital anomaly that occurs when the transverse processes of the L5 vertebral body fuse to the ilium. The person appears to have 4 lumbar vertebrae instead of 5. The incidence of sacralization occurs in 3.5 % of the population. Sacralization does not cause pain but can lead to adjacent stress on the sacroiliac joints or the disc space and joints above the fused segment. ...Read more
You can start: You're not going to make your acne disappear overnight even in this era of quick-fixes. If you have only a week before the prom, get with your personal physician and perhaps a combination of a topical agent (i prefer benzoyl peroxide) and an antibiotic (topical or systemic) may make you look better. You're big enough to be caring for yourself long-term, day by day. Good luck. ...Read more
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