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Is there a cure for anemia?

Is there a cure for anemia?

Depends on the cause: Anemia is a low red blood cell (rbc) count; this can also be defined by a low hemoglobin level, which is the protein that carries oxygen in the rbc. Anemia is either due to decreased production of rbcs (ie dietary) or increased destruction/loss (ie bleeding). Many of these causes are treatable/curable, but require diagnosis first. ...Read more

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Leukemia (Definition)

A cancer of blood-forming tissues, hindering the body's ...Read more


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Is there a cure for sarcoma?

Is there a cure for sarcoma?

Depends: Depends upon location of sarcoma.Surgery, radiation, chemotherapy will be helpful to cure/control sarcoma. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hemophilia?

Is there a cure for hemophilia?

No: Not yet, however, the disorder can be managed with injections of recombinant coagulation factors. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for cancer?

Is there a cure for cancer?

Surgery: There are many types of cancers. Hence different cures for different cancers and degrees of cancer. Surgery is effective for some. Immunotherapy, treatments that spur the immune system to fight off cancer like it does other illnesses is the promising approach now. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for mastocytosis?

Is there a cure for mastocytosis?

Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for thalassemia?

Is there a cure for thalassemia?

Bone marrow trnsplnt: The cure for thalassemia major is through bone marrow transplantation, either from umbilical cord blood stem cells or from donor bone marrow stem cells. Thalassemia minor is a mild form of the disease, so a transplant would not be needed. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for emphysema?

Is there a cure for emphysema?

No...: Empysema, a form of copd, is an incurable, slowly progressive disease. There are effective treatments but no cure. Smoking cessation can prevent it from developing and slow progression, if already present. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for sarcoidosis?

Is there a cure for sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis: There is no known cure for sarcoid. Historically, steroids have had some use, some newer drugs like Methotrexate and others have helped. There are some integrative methods but there has been limited success. Sometimes, after a patient has active sarcoid for a few years they will go into remisssion. A few patients have a chronic form which does not improve & needs intensive medical treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for sepsis?

Is there a cure for sepsis?

Maybe: Antibiotics that kill the bacteria are your only hope. And when they have damaged the body with their products, it's often too late to stave off death or allow full recovery. ...Read more

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Is there a complete cure for myelofibrosis?

Is there a complete cure for myelofibrosis?

Transplant: The only potential cure for myelofibrosis is an allogeneic stem cell transplant. This requires a stem cell donor and cannot be done with the patient's own stem cells. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for ra?

Is there a cure for ra?

Variable: Since rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a condition of intermittent exacerbations (flares) and quiescence, it is impossible to know if a patient has reached a state where no future flares will occur. Instead, the term remission is used to indicate prolonged quiescence. Remission is highly variable, but can be achieved with some of today's drugs. More often, treatment modification is ongoing. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for neurofibromatosis?

Is there a cure for neurofibromatosis?

No: There is no cure for neurofibromatosis and goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms. Painful cutaneous and subcutaneous tumors and those that occur on visible areas of the body may be removed surgically. Surgery also may be performed to remove schwannomas and nerve tissue tumors (neurofibromas) that cause pain, sensory loss, and loss of function. ...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 alcoholism?

Is there a cure for alcoholism?

No: Alcohol can produce physical and psychological dependance. While there is no cure of alcoholism, treatments do exist. Psychological counselling and support (aa for example) along with medications can help. Acamprosate can decrease the relapse rate. Disulfiram produces severe nausea when alcohol is ingested and makes drinking unpleasant. Naltrexone can decrease the craving for alcohol. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for poliosis?

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Is there a cure for poliosis?

Poliosis: In this congenital absence of melanin (color) in hair on head, eyebrows & eyelashes, there is no cure. ...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 alzheimer's?

Is there a cure for alzheimer's?

Sadly, No: There are treatments (medications) for some of the symptoms. It is also a significant area of research with emerging new treatments every year. Hopefully a cure will be found in your lifetime. ...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 copd?

Is there a cure for copd?

No cure for COPD: Sorry, there is no cure for COPD. However, COPD can be treated to reduce the frequency and severity of symptoms. ...Read more

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