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Juvenile Angiofibroma Complications
I had an angiofibroma lesion removed from the tip of my nose about two years ago but I believe the lesion is still there. Can I remove it at home?
Probably not: Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a rare tumor that is benign, but very aggressive. Many cancers of the nasopharynx (nose and throat) are associated with epstein-barr virus (ebv), but not this one. There was a paper written in 2008 that looked at 15 nasopharygeal angiofibromas and found no evidence of ebv. (carlos et al, head and neck pathology, sept 2008 volume 2 issue 3 pp 145-149.). ...Read more
Could the sole papule on the side of my nostril that bleeds when scratched be nasopharyngeal angiofibroma? And is this a serious condition?
Maybe: Sounds like you already have a medical opinion! how long has the area been there? Are you using any medication? Please visit with your doctor to verify the plan of evaluation--a surgical removal of the tissue for diagnosis may be required. Please do not take chances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tuborous sclerosis. Which insurance covers laser treatment for angiofibromas? Best treatments for angiofibromas? Laser treatment is ineffective.
Angiofibromad: There are three main types of treatment for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: hormone therapy, radiation therapy and surgery. Hormone therapy involves the use of a drug called flutamide, which acts by blocking testosterone receptors. The activity of this drug is further evidence for a hormonal cause for the condition. Treatment with Flutamide can shrink tumors by more than 40 percent. ...Read more
What to do if I had an operation of angiofibroma in brain 20years bfore after that I got seizures?
Cautery effect: Of course it does!!Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the complication of untreated juvenile athritis for 5 years?My symptoms now is very mild. Morning stiffness now is much lesse sometime none.
What kind of diseases or isorders could cause both symptoms of hypothyroidism and juvenile idiopathic arthritis? Or is one a complication of the other
Autoimmune disorders: Both juvenile idiopathic arthritis and hypothyroidism (caused by thyroiditis) can have autoimmune etiology. There is increased incidence of hypothyroidism in patients with jia when compared to matched normal controls. Another autoimmune disorder celiac bowel disease is also increased in jia. ...Read more
I have juvenile degenerative disc disease and we are worried about complications arising when i get pregnant. What are common problems?
Don't worry be happy: There is little chance of anything more than some increased lower back pain as long as your weight is under control, you are exercising regularly and you are not smoking. This slight increased risk of back pain can be managed with physical therapy modalities and with a pregnancy support harness if needed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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