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Is there a solution for impotence caused by external radiation treatments?

Is there a solution for impotence caused by external radiation treatments?

Yes and no: There is no way to reverse the erectile dysfunction that results from radiation following however medications such as viagra/levitra/cialis can help. If these medications do not help then there are other options as well (injections, pumps). It is important to have these discussions with you radiation oncologist and or urologist. ...Read more

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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

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Is there an effective treatment for dizziness caused by airplane/boat?

Is there an effective treatment for dizziness caused by airplane/boat?

Motion sickness: Dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) meclizine, valium, ginger root, and specific seasickness wrist bands may all help. Of interest, many patients who suffer car sickness, sea sickness, or air sickness, have tendency to suffer migraine headaches. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for an itchy scalp from radiation treatment?

Is there a good cure for an itchy scalp from radiation treatment?

Ask your doctors: There are many medical treatments your therapist can offer you if you ask. Most times they may advise you to use of oils/ creams to treat dryness of the skin and flaky skin which will relieve the itching. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent cure for IBS,What should be done in terms of diet and exercise.Any medicine or treatment which can cure it.Help.Thanks?

Is there a permanent cure for IBS,What should be done in terms of diet and exercise.Any medicine or treatment which can cure it.Help.Thanks?

IBS, no cure: increasing your intake of fiber-rich foods (fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains) can improve your condition and encourage normal bowel movements. Unfortunately, too much fiber can worsen symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, wherein you may deal with abdominal bloating and gas. Limit your fiber intake to 20 to 35 grams a day, and slowly increase your intake to ward off bloating ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for from dirty smell caused by std?

Is there an effective treatment for from dirty smell caused by std?

In order to cure the: Smell you need to cure the cause. Please be medically evaluated to have your std properly treated. ...Read more

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What can cause vasitis, or deferentitis, and is there a treatment?

What can cause vasitis, or deferentitis, and is there a treatment?

Here are some...: Inflammation of vas deferens is usually from UTI-/STD-rerated infection, whch can be treated with appropriate antibiotics. If you feel something wrong, follow instruction in articles in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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Is there a short term cure for dizziness caused by anaemia?

Is there a short term cure for dizziness caused by anaemia?

Treat the anemia: Agree with the other dr. No short cuts here. You must treat the anemia and replace what you have lost. Proper diagnosis of your anemia, will lead to the proper treatment. Postural instructions as stated by the other dr. Are needed until you can get the anemia treated. ...Read more

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What is the cure for cervix inflammation caused by trauma?

What is the cure for cervix inflammation caused by trauma?

Depends on the: Cause of the trauma and the overall apearances on exam. If there is pain and bleeding you should be seen by an obgyn. In all likelhood there is no treatment but an inflamed cervix usually means infection and checking for stds like gonorrhea and chlamydia are well within reason. Talk to your obgyn. ...Read more

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Is there a number one doctor-recommended solution on skin infections caused by scabies?

Is there a number one doctor-recommended solution on skin infections caused by scabies?

Topical medication: Treatment requires a prescription, typically of a topical medication such as: permethrins, crotamiton, or lindane . As second line therapy Ivermectin is effective but is "off label" ( ie. Not an fda approved indication). Space limitations can't do justice to this topic- go to the cdc website for the best answer-http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites//scabies/. ...Read more

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Is there a common cause for erectile disfunction in men age 37? If so is there a suggested vitamin or other form of over-the-counter medicine?

Is there a common cause for erectile disfunction in men age 37?  If so is there a suggested vitamin or other form of over-the-counter medicine?

Find cause first: There are many causes of er. These range from vascular, metabolic/hormonal, psychological as well as others. You may want to visit your primary care doctor to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What treatments exist for acute trismus caused by radiation to neck?

What treatments exist for acute trismus caused by radiation to neck?

Trismus: Tough question. Mostly confined to rehab with exercises designed to try to loosen the scarring of the chewing muscles ...Read more

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Is there any effective natural treatments and / or diets for bladder retention caused by enlarged prostate and a "lazy"bladder.?

Is there any effective natural treatments  and / or diets for bladder retention caused by enlarged prostate and a "lazy"bladder.?

LAZY BLADDER: Treatments are usually aimed at keeping infections away. This can be done with vitamin c and methanamine. This assumes there is no blockage still. Many people simply catheterize to empty the residual urine 2-3x/day. ...Read more

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Is there a special treatment for peripheral neuropathy and nerve damage caused by inhalation of cleaning chemicals.

Is there a special treatment for peripheral neuropathy and nerve damage caused by inhalation of cleaning chemicals.

Neuropathy: No specific treatments at this time. The treatment usually begins with medications in the antidepressant or anticonvulsant categories. A nerve test Is performed to determine the type of peripheral nerve and the extent of the injury. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and spinal cord stimulation may help too. Compound creams applied to the affected areas can provide significant relief. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for headaches caused by smell, light and noise?

Is there an effective treatment for headaches caused by smell, light and noise?

Migraine treatments: Headaches triggered by smells, noise, light, foods, weather, wine, etc. Are usually migraines. Treatments: 1. Avoiding known triggers 2. Dark, quiet room 3. Caffeine before 2 pm 4. Anti-inflammatories prescribed by your doctor (e.g. Ketaprofen) or otc (e.g. Ibuprofen), abortives (like sumatriptan) and/or preventives prescribed by your doctor (like topirimate) 5. Butterbur root extract (petadolex). ...Read more

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What is a non-surgical treatment of planar warts in shaving area aside from freezing? Iis zyclara effective? Any other cream / organic treatment ?

What is a non-surgical treatment of planar warts in shaving area aside from freezing? Iis zyclara effective? Any other cream / organic treatment ?

Veregen (sinecatechins): I assume you mean genital. Yes zyclara is somewhat effective but there are othe prescription options such as veregen, (sinecatechins) which i prefer over zyclara of the topicals for this. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for the skin lesions created by injuries?

What's recommended as a cure for the skin lesions created by injuries?

TLC: Provide tender loving care to damaged skin. Areas that have experienced trauma are best attended to by restoring the normal skin integrity. If the skin is open, torn or cut , it needs to be tended to with appropriate measures such as sutures (if lacerated) and/or topical antibiotics with bandaging. If the skin is swollen or bruised , use ice initially and raised above heart level to help healing. ...Read more

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Is multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) as a diagnosis accepted by most doctors?

Is multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) as a diagnosis accepted by most doctors?

MCS: This is a puzzling condition without a known mechanism or treatment. Many sufferers have been found to have depression as well although one does not know whether this is the chicken or the egg. This term is accepted but with few solutions. Doctors tend not to accept a condition until a mechanism causing it can be found but then this may not be a valid attitude either. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the cure/treatment for nerve damage caused by oral surgery?

Please help! what is the cure/treatment for nerve damage caused by oral surgery?

Dental paresthesia: Most cases of dental paresthesia will spontaneously resolve within days, weeks, or months. Those cases that last beyond 6 to 9 months are considered permanent. The sooner rather than later for a better outcome. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can there be treatment for a worst blackhead by surgery?

Can there be treatment for a worst blackhead by surgery?

It is possible.: However, it can be treated with chemical peeling or microdermabrasion without surgery. It is better to be seen by a dermatoligist first. Thanks. ...Read more

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Impotence (Definition)

Impotence = pattern of inability ...Read more