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Human Antithrombin Iii Medication
Risk of blood clot: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, if the test was done correctly, it means that you are at risk for developing blood clots. You may wish to consult a hematologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I had 3 to 4 blood clots in lungs and hospital did a test to see why I had them fibringen antithrombin III protein c protein c antigen all high?
Not the cause of PE: Pulmonary embolism (pe) is an abnormal clot. Your docs are looking for cause. Fibrinogen is an acute phase reactant and is not likely a cause of your clot. Low protein c and low at-iii can contribute to pe; however your values are high and therefore did not contribute to your pe. I am sure your docs are looking for other causes. Good luck. ...Read more
Our two different radiologists disagree about Folfox vs. CapeOx for stage III-B CRC for a 30 year old female. We already know about both drugs and their doses, but we can't decide on which drug to use!
Convenience, side fx: Capecitabine causes more diarrhea and can make hands and feet very sore, but you avoid the need for a pump at home which may allowore freedom. The efficacy is equivalent so it depends on what is more important to you. ...Read more
Years: That is billion dollar question and also equally that expensive to release the drug. Safety and effectiveness is tested in phase iii for fda approval to go for phase IV to public rx may take may take long time, some times years and some times never drug disappears. Public safety is essential, look what happened to thalidamide, a tragedy. ...Read more
Most are rare: Mitochondrial complex iii deficiency means defect in the third "complex" (structural unit) of the mitochondrial respiratory chain (chain of protein units that produces energy for our cells). All forms of complex iii deficiencies are rare. United mitochondrial foundation has excellent information on various types of mitochondrial diseases, including complex iii: http://bit. Ly/1meless. ...Read more
No: CAP can be treated with antibiotics in most cases with resolution of CAP. COPD is chronic obstructive disease mostly associated with smoking or genetic abnormality. People with COPD are at higher risk of developing CAP ...Read more
Knee cap wear & tear:
Chondromalacia refers to wearing away of the thin layer of cartilage that lines the ends of the bones in a joint. Hyaline cartilage is a highly specialized material that is 100x slicker than wet ice on wet ice! Hyaline cartilage is only about 5mm thick in most joints, and it can wear away as we age.
Most times when we use the term chondromalacia patella, it refers to a pain syndrome of the knee cap, or patellofemoral pain syndrome. Its usually best treated with pt to strengthen hip flexors. A good home exercise program can be seen here http://nycsportsmed. Com/knee-foot-and-ankle. Html. ...Read more
Manageable: I would not expect a cure, but the patient may have several more good years and there is the possibility of a breakthrough. ...Read more
Depends on your plan: Dental insurance is just like any product that has options. The more that the plan payer pays, the more the plan recipient gets in coverage. You will need to evaluate your insurance details and see what needs to be done about your class lll. Are you interested in orthodontics, have a functionality problem, or just need protection against excessive wear on your teeth? Ask your dentist! ...Read more
I have ECG conclusion all normal except for III avf abnormal t wave. What is this? Should I take cautions? Tks
Abnormal T waves: Are not a sign of cad. During an acute coronary syndrome, an ECG may show peak t waves follow by st changes. I do not have your ECG to evaluate but I suspect are normal changes for you. If you are having symptoms like CP with activities a stress test will offer more definite diagnosis. ...Read more
Can you, please, explain why is it, that st elevation in lead iii greater than the one in lead ii is suggestive of MI?
ECG: ST elevation is a vector representation of electrical force. The lead 3 direction usually has less muscle mass than the lead 2 direction. There is no firm rule however only a suggestion because of anatomical variations. ...Read more
Hi! I've been told that I have a class III malocclusion and I was wondering what the best treatment option for that is! Thank you!
My son got dx yesterday of salter harris type III in his thumb. However he has no pain at the site. Possible its an old injury or is this normal?
Radiologic diagnosis: With no clinical correlation, however what was the reason to get the study done in the first place, or was it an incidental finding? It is not normal to have this type of fracture, please consult his doctor for further management, which may be just observation, or the need to get a specialist input, best wishes ...Read more
See below: Think you might need to rephrase your questions. The heart has 4 chambers. Upper chamber are the atria, lower chambers are the ventricles. Blood flows thru valves from atria to ventricles. In the right side is tricuspid, in the left the mitral. Then the right ventricle send blood thru the pulmonic valve to lungs. And LV to aorta via aortic valve. Flow fwd or backward can cause murmurs. ...Read more
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C3 deficiency: Inherited deficiencies of complement components predispose patients to bacterial infections and autoimmune disorders. C3 deficiency results in severe, recurrent infections with encapsulated bacteria that begin shortly after birth. Patients with C3 deficiency are especially prone to infections with pneumococcus and h. Influenza. ...Read more
I have type III medium (white-light brown) skin. Tanned badly to dark brown. Need good commercial cream for whole body?
Hyperpigmentation: Hypepigmentation (hp) may have different causes and no systemic ('whole body") cream is available to significantly improve this problem. Hp may also be due to other causes, including tinea versicolor, and proper evaluation by a dermatologist is warranted. "commercial" (over the counter) creams may not give you satisfying results. ...Read more
If a child who has a high-grade (grade IV or grade iii) glioblastoma tumour doesn't remove/treat it in any way, about how long would they survive?
I've found it impossible to find a dr. That is knowledgeable enough about eds III to help me properly manage it. How can find a dr. That is able to?
Difficult: In reality, there are very few doctors that deal with ehlers danlos. Geneticists are usually the experts in diagnosing this but there is no true treatment. Non-narcotic pain rx and physical therapy to try to strengthen joints are used. Other than that, learning coping skills to live with this bothersome but non-fatal condition is key. Good luck. ...Read more
What does normal P axis, V-rate 50-99 Incomplete RBBB and LAFT axis (240, -40), S greater than R II III aVF mean and does it require follow up with a?
Tech EKG appearance: "How to read an EKG" isn't possible to explain here. Use HealthTap Prime. The P axis refers to the atrium (1st part of heart cycle). Incomplete RBBB & V-rate is the next part of the EKG & refers to the lower chamber (ventricle). Rate is normal, but the right branch is delayed (bundle branch block). S>R in II, III, aVF is abnormal activity in the inferior wall. Follow-up depends on prior EKG & symp ...Read more
What are the difference bewtween the mcmi-iii and the mmpi psychological tests? Can you tell me what is the difference between the mcmi-iii and the mmpi test and which one is the best one for a psychological evaluation for custody? I heard they don't use
The mcmi-iii is the millon clinical multiaxial inventory (3rd edition). This test helps assess psychological problems such as anxiety, depression, personality disorders and psychosis. Since it was developed for hospitalized mental patients, psychologists need to be very familiar with this test and careful about how to interpret the scores on the regular population.
The mmpi is the minnesota multiphasic personality inventory. This test also assesses psychological and personality disorders like the one above, but has been developed for and is more commonly used in the general population. This is the third most-used test in the field of psychology behind iq and achievement tests. ...Read more