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Is hypersalivation a prodromal symptom of rabies or does it begin in the acute neurological phase? I'm having foamy saliva but no neuro problems.

Is hypersalivation a prodromal symptom of rabies or does it begin in the acute neurological phase? I'm having foamy saliva but no neuro problems.

Were you exposed?: Were you exposed to rabies from a bite from an infected animal? If so, you should see a physician immediately. Hypersalivation is only one of many symptoms of rabies. Hydrophobia is more common in the late stages. http://www.cdc.gov/rabies/ ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Help docs, is hypersalivation a sign of gluten intolerance?

Help docs, is hypersalivation a sign of gluten intolerance?

Saliva: it may be. Other things include acid reflux, mouth infections, medications and swallowing issues. ...Read more

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How often do people on "rituximab" show pml symptoms, while being treated for ttp? Does it worth to take the risk? Please answer as quick as poss.

How often do people on "rituximab" show pml symptoms, while being treated for ttp? Does it worth to take the risk? Please answer as quick as poss.

Extremely rare issue: Pml is beyond rare and generally occurs only when t cell and b cell agents are used at the same time although it can occur with Rituxan alone. Yes it is worth the risk. ...Read more

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How do you cure hypersalivation?

How do you cure hypersalivation?

Determine cause: Hyper-salivation may be diagnosed when someone is making too much saliva but also when they are failing to clear saliva properly. Determining the etiology is important before determining the treatment. ...Read more

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Could i need rituximab (rituxan) read details please?

You may: I see no attached details but depending on you diagnosis that may be the medication your physician advised. Find out the reasons, sides effects and expected benefits whenever you take a medication ...Read more

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Why would rituxan be given along with naso4?

Why would rituxan be given along with naso4?

Not know: Naso4 is sodium sulfate. Uncertain why it would be given. This would be better answered by a pharmacest or pharmceutical chemist. ...Read more

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Where can we buy rituximab or rituxan?

Where can we buy rituximab or rituxan?

Nowhere.: Rituxan is considered a chemotherapy medication and is not available over the counter. Unless a physician writes you a prescription and you have it filled you will be unable to obtain the medication. Since it is administered in the hospital or office setting it has been my experience only physicians can buy it through pharmaceutical distributors. ...Read more

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How effective is rituxan for treating wegener's disease?

How effective is rituxan for treating wegener's disease?

Quite Effective: Rituxan (a monoclonal antibody against b-cells) is approved by the fda for treatment of patients with wegener's granulomatosis and microscopic polyangiitis and has a complete remission rate of about 64% after 6 months of therapy together with steroids. It works just as well as Cytoxan chemotherapy, the standard treatment it was compared to, with no major differences in overall side effects ...Read more

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