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Is there a. Cure for cpod?

Is  there a. Cure  for cpod?

COPD: There is no cure, but quitting smoking is a must. Symptoms can be managed by inhalers, nebulized medications, and sometimes pills -- but quitting tobacco and following up with your primary care doctor or pulmonologist are essential! ...Read more

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Is there a cure for shingles?

Is there a cure for shingles?

No.: Antivirals, like valtrex, (valacyclovir) need to be started within 72 hrs of shingle symptoms. They can decrease the severity and duration of the rash. If pain persists after the rash is gone - postherpetic neuralgia (phn) - it needs to be treated aggressively so it does not last forever. The older you are when you have shingles, the more likely you are to have phn. See a board certified pain specialist for help. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for alepesha?

Is there a cure for alepesha?

Maybe: Alopecia just means loss of hair. Some types can be treated; i would see your dermatologist about it. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for herpes?

Is there a cure for herpes?

No cure; Yes help: There is no cure for oral or genital herpes, but antiviral medications are helpful in preventing or clearing up herpes sores. Topical antiviral creams are somewhat helpful but not as helpful as oral medications. To treat an outbreak, one should start the medication as soon as possible to get the best effect. A primary care doctor can discuss the various treatments and prescribe medication. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for herpes?

Is there a cure for herpes?

No: Once you get the herpes virus, you will always have it. There are periods of having symptoms when the virus is active & periods of no symptoms when the virus is not active. There are meds to help with the symptoms but will not cure it. Herpes can be spread even if you are not experiencing symptoms (ex rash). Always use condoms to prevent the spread of herpes to others. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for herpes...

Is there a cure for herpes...

No: Their is treatment antiviral medications to reduce outbreaks and to treat out breaks. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for impetigo?

Is there a cure for impetigo?

Impetigo: Antibiotics which can be helpful include penicillin derivatives (such as augmentin) and cephalosporins such as Cephalexin (keflex). If clinical suspicion supported by culture results show other bacteria, such as drug-resistant staph (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus or mrsa), other antibiotics such as Clindamycin or trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra) may be used. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for CRPS?

Is there a cure for CRPS?

There are treatments: Here's a lot of really helpful info: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy/detail_reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy.htm Read it carefully and follow suggestions. Treatment research is growing every day - be hopeful and patient! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is there a cure for eczema?

Is there a cure for eczema?

No: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for lymphangitis?

Is there a cure for lymphangitis?

Depends: On cause. If due to infection proper medication can cure the problem. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for soriasis?

Is there a cure for soriasis?

No: However, there are very effective treatments for psoriasis. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for a hydropericardium?

Is there a cure for a hydropericardium?

Maybe: It depends on why the fluid is collecting around the heart. Some reasons like cancer aren't going to be cured. The symptoms can all be controlled by undergoing a pericardiocentesis, or needle drainage of the fluid, or more permanently with a surgical pericardial window. This involves an operation with placement of a large tube and drainage of the fluid. It should not come back afterwards. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for lymphedema?

Is there a cure for lymphedema?

Unfortunately, no...: ...However, many people with lymphedema will benefit greatly by the use of physical therapy. I recommend you seek out a referral to a physical therapist trained in lymphatic drainage. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for pdd?

Is there a cure for pdd?

Unfortunately, no: But there are treatments that can make big differences. Each child is different and might have very unique optimal function levels, but all can be helped. Here are links. - Hope you find good caring help. http://mental-health.emedtv.com/pdd/pdd-treatment.html http://www.learninglinks.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/LLIS-36_Austism-Disorders.pdf http://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/ ...Read more

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Is there a cure for meningitis?

Is there a cure for meningitis?

There is treatment: Inflammation of the lining of the brain is considered as meningitis. This inflammation can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, chemicals, etc. Once the condition is diagnosed and the agent identified, an appropriate treatment can get rid of the condition. Followup studies can then show that the condition was "cured". Some can recur or become chronic. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for autism?

Is there a cure for autism?

No. The goal is to: diminish deficits in social communication & reciprocal social interaction & to substitute socially-acceptable movements & behaviors for atypical stereotypies & narrow, restricted areas of interest so that a person with ASD can be nearly indistinguishable from neurotypical peers. Prognosis depends on degree of ASD, level of cognition & early response to therapy, now starting as early as 12 mos. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for arachnoiditis?

Is there a cure for arachnoiditis?

How is it diagnosed?: Some people can have sharp shooting pains in different nerves or muscle spasms as a result of nerve compression or previous surgery or invasive procedure on spine get MRI with contrast show enhancement of meningies or arachnoid---the treatment relate to finding a cause or just treat the resulting symptom--has there been a spinal tap?Did you have meningitis before, etc. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for aids?

Is there a cure for aids?

No cure yet: It's not surprising that there's no cure yet. Hiv is a very complex virus that inserts its own dna into human dna. Even if you eliminate the circulating virus, there's still viral dna that can reactivate. It's also important to note that in the history of medicine, we have cured only one viral disease--hepatitis c--and only very recently. There is hope for a cure, but it won't happen soon. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for stuttering?

Is there a cure for stuttering?

Treatment vs cure: One thing to note is that mild stuttering is normal up to about 5 yrs of age in some children. Severe stuttering may require evaluation and treatment earlier. If over 5 yr or severe, then speech therapist will help teach the person how to control. Cured... Maybe not, it might reappear in particularly stressful situations in some people, but controlled, yes. ...Read more

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