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Is there any way to prevent hyaline membrane disease in your child?

Is there any way to prevent hyaline membrane disease in your child?

Good prenatal carel : Hyaline membrane disease is a condition associated with lack of a chemical in the lungs called surfactant. It is usually a problem of prematurity. The best way to deal with this is to get prenatal care from as early as possible in the pregnancy. The doctors can help prevent prematurity or treat the lungs with surfactant medicine if the baby does come early. ...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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Is there any way to stop the hand deformities that come along with erosive inflammatory osteoarthritis?

Is there any way to stop the hand deformities that come along with erosive inflammatory osteoarthritis?

NSAIDs: Maybe helpful. Also consider supplements like glucosamine/chondroitin. You may need to get braces or splints in joints that may have significant arthritis to avoid deformities. Lastly if not improving consider how platelet therapy or stem cells can be helpful for you. Check out Regenexx.Com ...Read more

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Is there any way to stop osteoprosis in patient with paralysis?

Is there any way to stop osteoprosis in patient with paralysis?

Yes: Weight bearing impact exercise would be ideal but if paralysis prevents this, then start looking for metabolic causes first before considering medications. Stop smoking (if you do), check thyroid function, avoid steroids if possible, get enough vitamin d, etc. Then get DXA to determine bone mineral density. Use frax (http://www.Shef.Ac.Uk/frax/) to determine fracture risk. Consider medication if. ...Read more

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If my partner(man) has congenital heart disease with the vessel, is there any way to get pregnant with help of genetic doctor to have a healthy baby?

If my partner(man) has congenital heart disease with the vessel, is there any way to get pregnant with help of genetic doctor to have a healthy baby?

Genetics of heart: Many male patients with congenital heart disease have fathered healthy children. Depending on the father's disorder there may or may not be a somewhat increased chance of transmitting a genetic condition. This could be addressed by a cardiovascular genetic medical doctor. More details would be needed to give you a specific answer. ...Read more

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How to know which kind of erb's palcy is newborn? Is there any way to know if nerves broken or only damaged?

How to know which kind of erb's palcy is newborn? Is there any way to know if nerves broken or only damaged?

Brachial plexus: injury can be upper-C5C6C7-erbs palsy,and less common-C5-Ti in C5 C6-injury the hand and wrist movt are preserved if C7 is involved there is also flexion of wrist and fingers a neurologist needs to evaluate electrodiagnostic studies and imaging helps diagnosis so surgical nerve repair and reconstruction can be done ...Read more

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Is it possible to naturally heal cavities by changing diet? Or is there any other way to naturally heal the cavities?

Is it possible to naturally heal cavities by changing diet? Or is there any other way to naturally heal the cavities?

Not possible: The short answer is no. A cavity can only be filled, a cavity will not heal by regenerating itself , we have no way as of today to heal cavities, may be in the future... ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a homeopathic way to stop the progression of periodontal disease?

Anyone know what is a homeopathic way to stop the progression of periodontal disease?

Professionally: Since it is a "silent disease" often with no pain it must be diagnosed staged and treated by a professional because it not only affects your mouth jawbone and gums but also distributes bacteria metastatically through your blood stream to other organ systems only home remedies that have been scientifically studied in approved trials are of any value. Few are! ...Read more

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What is the #1 most effective periodontal operation a patient can have so that there is no further bone loss leading to loose and lost teeth?

What is the #1 most effective periodontal operation a patient can have so that there is no further bone loss leading to loose and lost teeth?

None: The success rate after perio surgery is dependent on several factors. Great home care, maintainence visits w your periodontist, good nutrition, and no smoking! you invested in the work, now invest in longevity! ...Read more

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Is there any way to help prevent the return of my cancer?

Is there any way to help prevent the return of my cancer?

Possibly: Cancer prevention is variable from cancer to cancer. This would depend upon what type of cancer you had and what was done to treat it. ...Read more

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Could u please explain the complications of burr hole evacuation... Whether there is any relation with neck stability in children..?

Could u please explain the complications of burr hole evacuation... Whether there is any relation with neck stability in children..?

Unrelated: A burr hole is a hole drilled through the bone of the skull. This will allow the neurosurgeon to insert needles or catheters or fiber optic instruments in order to take out or evacuate something abnormal. The hole left will be able to be felt even when all else has healed. There is no association that i know of with neck stability problems. ...Read more

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Is there any way to help prevent the return of my colorectal cancer?

Is there any way to help prevent the return of my colorectal cancer?

4-Tiered Strategy: Surveillance: at the advice of your gastroenterologist, schedule routine colonoscopies; healthy habits: follow a diet high in veggies, fruits, and whole-grains, try to limit red meat and alcohol, exercise regularly; chemoprevention: talk to your oncologist about taking folate (folic acid) supplements and/or nsaids; genetic testing: if you have many relatives with colon ca, you may be a candidate for testing. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood that a mother with alopecia passes the disease to her child?

What is the likelihood that a mother with alopecia passes the disease to her child?

Depends on type: Alopacia has many types and causes, the chance of you passing this on is low, as most causes are environmental or unknown. ...Read more

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Is there any genetic research which may prevent genes which cause Ankylosing Spondylitis from passing to an offspring now or in future?

Is there any genetic research which may prevent genes which cause Ankylosing Spondylitis from passing to an offspring now or in future?

No: Genetics are complicated in many diseases and expression of disease depends on environmental and infectious diseases and hormones. In AS having the B27 expression does increase the risk, but many with B27 never get AS and many without B27 still get AS. To answer these dilemmas is going to take a lot of research and there,s no point in genetic counselling for the near future for AS. ...Read more

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Is there any way to ensure a healthy pregnancy in the near future?

Is there any way to ensure a healthy pregnancy in the near future?

Improve odds: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there any way to slow the progression of hep c?

Is there any way to slow the progression of hep c?

Treatment: There are effective treatments available for hcv that can cure 60-85% of patients with hepatitis c. If treatment is not an option, avoid or severely restrict alcohol, eat a healthy well balanced diet and talk to your doctor about all medications and their effect on the liver. Other considerations include milk thistle and vitamin E but that is not recommended yet. ...Read more