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Are there non surgical treatments for exercise induced compartment syndrome?  is there a way to stretch or grow the compartment? 

Are there non surgical treatments for exercise induced compartment syndrome?  is there a way to stretch or grow the compartment? 

No: Compartment syndrome of the quads and calfs are the most common muscles affected. Releasing the pressure quickly saves muscle death and can prevent kidney damage. The fascia surrounding the swollenmuscle is not elastic and needs to be cut as soon as possible. Pain and numbness are a bad sign but there are rare instances where very close observation may avoid surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Proteus Syndrome (Definition)

"is a rare condition characterized by overgrowth of the bones, skin, and other tissues. Organs and tissues affected by the disease grow out of proportion to the rest of the body. The overgrowth is usually asymmetric, which means it affects the right and left sides of the ...Read more


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As of today, is there any treatment to permanently cure stretch marks?

As of today, is there any treatment to permanently cure stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Yes there are treatments but the most helpful is also the most expensive. If you can, make an appointment to see a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is there any natural way to treat carpal tunnel syndrome?

Is there any natural way to treat carpal tunnel syndrome?

Natural carpal tunne: You can naturally wear a splint you can take so called natural anti inflammatory agents you can naturally modify your activity you can naturally treat any other underlying disorders that are occuring eliminate excess sodium, take a natural diurectic, live healthy etc it can help. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment of rheumatoid arthritis or what are some ways to minimize its effect?

Is there any treatment of rheumatoid arthritis or what are some ways to minimize its effect?

Yes : These days if diagnosed and treated early and aggressively the treatments relieve symptoms and help prevent deformed joints and disability. There are now wonderful relatively safe treatments to prevent the dangerous complications of ra. Common treatments include: methotrexate, enbrel, remicade, humira, orencia, (abatacept) rituxan, and actemra. ...Read more

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Any development is made in this field or not. Is there any treatment other than interferon injection. What are the home remedies. Ginseng can work.?

Any development is made in this field or not. Is there any treatment other than interferon injection.  What are the home remedies.  Ginseng can work.?

Not recommended: Interferon is used for treating certain viral infections, in the case of viral hepatitis, is currently used for treating hepatitis c and sometimes hepatitis b. There are other drugs that can be added to augment the effectiveness of interferon for viral hepatitis. Herbal medications have little place in the treatment of viral hepatitis and in some cases can be harmful. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for parkinson disease....if not what medicines will help with syndromes?

Is there any cure for parkinson disease....if not what medicines will help with syndromes?

Treatment options: Many treatment options are available including dopamine agonists, deep brain stimulation, etc. There is a lot of active research in the field and new findings are being made each day. See a neurologist (specifically a neurology movement disorders subspecialist) for discussion. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/parkinsonsdisease.html ...Read more

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Are there ways to treat or cure Stockholm syndrome?

Are there ways to treat or cure Stockholm syndrome?

Yes: This would usually involve psychotherapy , A person who has this condition has obviously been threw great emotional turmoil and should have the opportunity to work with a therapist. ...Read more

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Is there any way to predict or prevent the symptoms of necrotizing enterocolitis?

Is there any way to predict or prevent the symptoms of necrotizing enterocolitis?

No!: There is unfortunately no way to predict who or when a baby gets necrotizing colitis. The more premature a baby is the higher the likelihood of nec. But there a long list of other reasons that can predispose a child to have nec. ...Read more

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Please can I get some advice? There ! is there any treatment of fatty liver or is surgery the only treatment ?

Please can I get some advice? There ! is there any treatment of fatty liver or is surgery  the only treatment ?

Whoa: There's been a misunderstanding. Fatty liver isn't a surgical condition. If the cause is alcohol abuse, the treatment is abstinence. If the cause is hepatitis c, treat the infection if possible. Most other fatty liver may respond quite well just to getting physically fit. ...Read more

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Is there any treatments to overcome worsening of sppech with Parkinsons? Is there any medications?

Is there any treatments to overcome worsening of sppech with Parkinsons? Is there any medications?

Ehhh-Yes BUT---: JUST medications to help with speech changes in PD is far from ROBUST although some people (and some studies) suggest they work...at least for a while. However, combination between optimal medication for PD combined with BEHAVIORAL SPEECH THERAPY is likely far superior in the majority of individuals. Univ. of Indiana has one called TWANG THERAPY. Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) is another. ...Read more

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What kind of therapy is there to treat the after effects remained by meningitis like cognition problem and others? Isn't there any medicines ?

What kind of therapy is there to treat the after effects remained by meningitis like cognition problem and others?  Isn't there any medicines ?

Maybe,maybe not: Treating the after effects of brain injury is somewhat difficult. Once the inflammation associated with the infection is gone, the baseline pattern of damage is revealed.Neuropsychologists can test and reveal the impaired functions.Impaired alertness can sometimes benefit from medication, but there are no specific treatments that can repair nerves destroyed during the illness. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for a calcaneus-cuboid luxation/chronic instability that is better then other? Is there any specific non-surgical treatment?

Is there any treatment for a calcaneus-cuboid luxation/chronic instability that is better then other? Is there any specific non-surgical treatment?

May need orthotics: See a podiatrist for a recommendation on if orthotics could be right for you. If you want to try an over-the-coubter product first, try spenco total support. http://www.spenco.com/products/footcare/total-support-insoles insoles. ...Read more

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What is chondromalacia? Is there a cure or is this condition permanent? If permanent, what is the degree of disability? Stand/walk, resting no help.

What is chondromalacia? Is there a cure or is this condition permanent?  If  permanent, what is the degree of disability?  Stand/walk, resting no help.

Stage of arthritis: Chondromalacia is just a fancy name for arthritic change. It implies cartilage disease or wear. You can have varying degrees of thinning of the cartilage (1-4) all the way down to bare bone. Like the tread on your tires once gone its gone. Can slow the process by keeping the weight down and avoiding pounding activities like running. Cant reverse genetics. See your a good knee guy to talk mor. ...Read more

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Is there any chance that my anosmia will "cure itself"? There is no sinus blockage or inflamation. Doctors tell me there is no treatment. Any hope?

Is there any chance that my anosmia will "cure itself"? There is no sinus blockage or inflamation. Doctors tell me there is no treatment. Any hope?

Depends: Depends on the cause. There are very many causes for loss of smell. Needs to be checked out. Some say that taking zinc tablets may help if zinc deficiency is the cause. ...Read more

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What is Ashermans syndrome ?is necessary to have treatment for this?is there any problems on getting pregnant?

What is Ashermans syndrome ?is necessary to have treatment for this?is there any problems on getting pregnant?

Answers: Here are good facts: http://www.ashermans.org/home/ Yes, Tx is probably necessary and may still result in difficulties remaining for an easy time conceiving and carrying through a pregnancy. See a good OBGYN and follow through w/ the best recommendations. Start by reading the info and/or making an appointment. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Are there any gene therapies available to treat infectious diseases and if so, is it possible for mutations to create a immunity to the therapy?

Are there any gene therapies available to treat infectious diseases and if so, is it possible for mutations to create a immunity to the therapy?

Not there yet: Good question- the short answer is no. Major hurdles are still being worked out such as how to deliver or alter a gene so it doesn't harm the patient, as well as avoiding mutations that will will offset the benefits of gene therapy. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for poly cystic ovarian syndrome? If so, what are they? Are there any natural cures i can try at home?

Is there a cure for poly cystic ovarian syndrome?  If so, what are they? Are there any natural cures i can try at home?

No cure, but...: Often times the symptoms of pcos can be made better by weight loss if you are overweight. Symptoms such as abnormal bleeding and irregular periods can be better by losing excess body fat. This is because body fat makes estrogen which can make the symptoms worse. Some people with pcos are not overweight and this would not apply to them. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome?

Is there any way to get treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome?

Controversial: Some docs think that cfs does not exist. Others say it exists but we can prove you have it. No test proves you have it. Just about all adult humans will test positive for epstein barr virus, so that is not proof either. No great treatments exist as far as medications are concerned. Diet, exercise and stress reduction are remarkably effective when you do all three. ...Read more

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