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What's tays sach choroiditis?

What's tays sach choroiditis?

Cherry Red spot: You may be referring to the cherry red spot seen in the macula (central retina) of a patient with tay sach's. ...Read more

Choroiditis (Definition)

Inflammation of the tissue ...Read more


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What is multifocal choroiditis?

What is multifocal choroiditis?

Choroiditis: The disease affects otherwise healthy young patients in their third decade (average age, 34 y; range, 6-74 y), with an incidence of bilateral involvement of 80%. The principle presenting symptom is usually blurry vision with or without photophobia. Mild ocular pain may occur, accompanied by complaints of metamorphopsia, floaters, scotomas, etc. Fundus examination reveals multiple, small, dots. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is tays sach choroiditis?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is tays sach choroiditis?

Tay Sachs: Tay–Sachs disease is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder. In retina of the eye, one can see a "cherry red spot" which is actually the normal choroid circulation seen against the whiter background of surrounding retinal ganglion cells with deposits of sphingolipid. There is no cure for Tay Sachs. "Tay's choroiditis" is a term for age related macular degeneration used until the early 1900s. ...Read more

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What's serpiginous choroiditis?

What's serpiginous choroiditis?

Inflammation in eye: Serpiginous choroiditis is an uncommon inflammatory disease of the back of the eye. We don't fully understand the cause of this disease, but it is believe to result from our own immune system attacking the cells in the back of the eye. This can result in destruction of the retina and damage to the vision. Most doctors treat with steroids and other anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more

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Are there any treatment for multifocal choroiditis?

Difficult answer: This entity needs to carefully assessed ; classified by a retina specialist who could give you the latest ideas on this. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about or know anyone with serpiginous choroiditis?

Rare disease.: Serpiginous choroiditis is a rare, usually bilateral, chronically recurring, acute inflammatory entity which affects otherwise healthy middle-aged men or women. Usually causing painless decrease in vision. Both eyes are commonly affected, although the second eye may not develop lesions for weeks to years after the first eye. The exact cause of serpiginous choroiditis is not known. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with serpiginous choroiditis. Looking for more information on it. Can anyone help?

Rare disease: Serpiginous choroiditis is a rare, usually bilateral, chronically recurring, acute inflammatory entity which affects otherwise healthy middle-aged men or women. Usually causing painless decrease in vision. Both eyes are commonly affected, although the second eye may not develop lesions for weeks to years after the first eye. The exact cause of serpiginous choroiditis is not known. ...Read more

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I need information on treatment of multifocal choroiditis?

I need information on treatment of multifocal choroiditis?

Immunosuppressives: Mfc is usually an autoimmune condition but can sometimes be caused by an infection so treatment depends on the cause. Most patients though are treated with drugs that suppress the immune system like prednisone, methotrexate, Mycophenolate Mofetil and cyclosporine. Some newer drugs include Remicade (infliximab) and humira. Some drugs are injected directly into the eye like Bevacizumab and triamcinolone. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship b/w epstein-barr and multifocal choroiditis?

Is there a relationship b/w epstein-barr and multifocal choroiditis?

EBV MFC: Yes. There is an association. References can be found on www. Pubmed. Com. ...Read more

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Anyone hear of serpiginous choroiditis?

Anyone hear of serpiginous choroiditis?

Immunosuppressives: Serpiginous choroidits is an autoimmune condition that affects the critical layer under the retina but can rarely be caused by an infection so treatment depends on the cause. Most patients though are treated with drugs that suppress the immune system like prednisone, methotrexate, Mycophenolate Mofetil and cyclosporine. Newer meds include Remicade (infliximab) and humira. Treatment can be life long. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is serpiginous choroiditis?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is serpiginous choroiditis?

Rare disease.: Serpiginous choroiditis is a rare, usually bilateral, chronically recurring, acute inflammatory entity which affects otherwise healthy middle-aged men or women. Usually causing painless decrease in vision. Both eyes are commonly affected, although the second eye may not develop lesions for weeks to years after the first eye. The exact cause of serpiginous choroiditis is not known. ...Read more

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I am a 39 yr old female diagnosed with multifocal choroiditis. I have had numerous tests. What is a typical time frame for vision loss?

I am a 39 yr old female diagnosed with multifocal choroiditis. I have had numerous tests. What is a typical time frame for vision loss?

Choroiditis: This eye problem should always be treated by an ophthalmologist as it can cause very serious eye problems.
It is wise to live a very healthy life style, do not smoke or use illicit drugs. Eat a nourishing diet with lots of antioxidant fruits and vegetables and take supplement general vitamins. One of the most prevalent vitamin shortages is vitamin d3 (check blood level) and omega 3s. ...Read more

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I hav got choroiditis in my left eye and I am on prednisolone please advise me something?

Alternatives: There may be alternative treatments on drugs called dmards and biologic therapy. Sometimes ophthalmologist work with rheumatologists in cases. ...Read more

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What’s the drug of choice among returning veterans?

What’s the drug of choice among returning veterans?

Alcohol: Unfortunately the old stand-by, alcohol, is still #1 with veterans. Many have exposure to pain medications like ocycontin and some have a problem with marijuana. But alcohol is the biggie. ...Read more

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Are the drugs from India as safe as the drugs from the U.S?

Drugs frm India safe: F from US asks: Are the drugs from India as safe as the drugs from the U.S? ANS: Some are some are not and some dangerous. I do not recommend them unless all else has failed. You don't want to be playing "You bet your Life" with them. ...Read more

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How does ambroxol work, and are there similar medicines in the u.S.?

How does ambroxol work, and are there similar medicines in the u.S.?

Ambroxol is a…: Mucolytic agent, i.e., it makes mucus & sputum thinner & less viscous (sticky) & therefore more easily removed by coughing; so it is beneficial in diseases associated with increased mucus production (acute/chronic bronchitis, copd). It also appears to have anti-inflammatory properties. None of the articles I reviewed noted that this drug is not available in the us. Ask your fp/pharmacist. ...Read more

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Why there, s a people have a body odor what is the best medicine of this?

Why there, s a people have a body odor what is the best medicine of this?

Body odor: Can be a side-effect of your diet or medications. Please see your doctor and avoid harsh-smelling foods such as garlic, onions, cabbage, etc. Before you go out. Save them for week ends or days w/little social interaction. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Suffering body pain. Maybe d.E.S. Drug has caused my structural deformaties. Could it be?

Suffering body pain. Maybe d.E.S. Drug has caused my structural deformaties. Could it be?

Doubtful: Des has been off the market for decadesa and the structural anomalies are well defined. Talk them over with your doctor. ...Read more

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What s your opinion about anti-aging medicine? I know it begin to be popular in united states...

What s your opinion about anti-aging medicine? I know it begin to be popular in united states...

A growing speciality: Anti aging medicine is really based around the goal of keeping individuals as healthy as possible. Not simply treating them when they are sick. This means paying particular attention to the current state of our health and how to make it better. Also look at less invasive ways of managing a person's health. It is fascinating. ...Read more

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What medicines should be taken in i.b.s?

What medicines should be taken in i.b.s?

Depends: Depends on what type of IBS you have… Constipation type we have a few different medications, for diarrhea type there are fewer options. Before diagnosing yourself with IBS though, make sure you have colonoscopy and EGD and labs done and an examination as IBS is what we call a diagnosis of exclusion, where we "rule Out" other causes then call it IBS. ...Read more

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Where is teveten (eprosartan) available; is it a u.S. Drug?

Where is teveten (eprosartan) available; is it a u.S. Drug?

For high BP: Eprosartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Eprosartan is in a class of medications called angiotensin ii receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me if the drug pacerone (amiodarone) is available in the u.S.?

Can anyone tell me if the drug pacerone (amiodarone) is available in the u.S.?

PACERONE (amiodarone): Yes it is available under generic name of amiodarone by doctors order by prescription only. It is also available as pacerone, brand name. ...Read more

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Please suggest the best OTC medicine (s) for sinus symptoms management (esp. The headache) and can be used regularly.

Please suggest the best OTC medicine (s) for sinus symptoms management (esp. The headache) and can be used regularly.

OTC meds for Sunuses: Pseduephedrine (Sudafed) is the main decongestant sold OTC, but due to its potential for abuse, it is now stored behind the shelf and u need to ask for it. It can cause increased heart rate and insomnia.
u can use nasal sprays to decongest while avoiding the insomnia caused by oral decongestants. Anti allergy meds
can be used if they are adding to the congestion otherwise u can skip these ...Read more

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Took statin drugs 9 years side effects made me stop the drug will the 9 years I was on statins be a credit when I get into my 70s and 80's?

Took statin drugs 9 years side effects made me stop the drug will the 9 years I was on statins be a credit when I get into my 70s and 80's?

Cholesterol karma: Lets start by saying statins simply control a risk factor (hypercholesterolemia). There is no evidence that they extend your life. The more important question would be, what are your current risk factors? Are you eating right? Exercising? What's your bmi. What's your blood pressure? What's your cholesterol now? Talk to your doc. They can assess your risks and set you on the right course if action. ...Read more

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My sister committed suicide from a drug/alcohol overdose. I know it depends on the drug (s) & amount of alcohol. Would this been a painful death?

My sister committed suicide from a drug/alcohol overdose. I know it depends on the drug (s) & amount of alcohol. Would this been a painful death?

Usually not: People who have witnessed such deaths describe them as peaceful. I'm very sorry about your sister and whatever it was that caused her to decide life wasn't worth living. Our minds play tricks on us, and each of us has times when we are not ourselves. I hope you'll cherish the memories that you had together, and live your own life richly and well. ...Read more

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