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What are the common symptoms of pxe?

What are the common symptoms of pxe?

None: But it can cause cataract (blurred vision) and glaucoma (no symptoms). ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Pxe (Definition)

Pseudoexfoliation is a condition where the eye makes an amyloid like protein that accumulates on the lens and other structures. It is nearly always in the elderly. It was originally thought to be in Scandinavian peoples, but recent studies have found it in populations around the world. It can cause glaucoma and zonular instability leading to cataract surgery ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: PXE?

What is the definition or description of: PXE?

Pseudoexfoliation: Pseudoexfoliation is a condition where the eye makes an amyloid like protein that accumulates on the lens and other structures. It is nearly always in the elderly. It was originally thought to be in Scandinavian peoples, but recent studies have found it in populations around the world. It can cause glaucoma and zonular instability leading to cataract surgery complications and lens dislocation. ...Read more

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What is pseudoxanthoma elasticum (or pxe)?

From the NIH: Http://ghr. Nlm. Nih. Gov/condition/pseudoxanthoma-elasticum.

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What is the treatment for pxe?

What is the treatment for pxe?

Usually not needed: Pxe, or pseudoexfoliation, is an unknown condition that shows up as deposits on the surface of your lens. Most of the time it does nothing and no treatment is needed. However, sometimes it can block the drainage in your eye, causing glaucoma. If that's the case, drops or laser can be effective. ...Read more

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Anyone heard of pseudoxanthoma elasticum (or pxe)?

Anyone heard of pseudoxanthoma elasticum (or pxe)?

PXE: Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, pxe, is an inherited disorder that causes select elastic tissue in the body to become mineralized, that is, calcium and other minerals are deposited in the tissue. This can result in changes in the skin, eyes, cardiovascular system and gastrointestinal system. Pxe was recognized over a hundred years ago. A number of significant advances have been made. ...Read more

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Anyone have or heard of pseudoxanthoma elasticum pxe?

Anyone have or heard of pseudoxanthoma elasticum pxe?

PXE: Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, pxe, is an inherited disorder that causes select elastic tissue in the body to become mineralized, that is, calcium and other minerals are deposited in the tissue. This can result in changes in the skin, eyes, cardiovascular system and gastrointestinal system. Pxe was recognized over a hundred years ago. A number of significant advances have been made. ...Read more

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Anyone have or heard of pseudoxanthoma elasticum (or pxe)?

Anyone have or heard of pseudoxanthoma elasticum (or pxe)?

PXE: Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, pxe, is an inherited disorder that causes select elastic tissue in the body to become mineralized, that is, calcium and other minerals are deposited in the tissue. This can result in changes in the skin, eyes, cardiovascular system and gastrointestinal system. Pxe was recognized over a hundred years ago. A number of significant advances have been made. ...Read more

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Could you know anything about pseudoxanthoma elasticum (pxe)?

Could you know anything about pseudoxanthoma elasticum (pxe)?

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum: Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (pxe) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by elastorrhexia, or progressive calcification and fragmentation, of elastic fibers primarily affecting the skin, the retina, and the cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about perforating pxe (pseudoxanthoma elasticum) on my neck?

Can you tell me about perforating pxe (pseudoxanthoma elasticum) on my neck?

Here's a source: Http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1074713-overview

It's a relatively uncommon minor variant of human connective tissue. You may find more under "perforating calcific elastosis". Glad you're taking a proactive approach. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Medicine for memory?

Medicine for memory?

Meds for memory: There really is no medication specifically for memory. There are medications that can help improve concentration. Some holistic stores sell natural supplements that promote themselves as good for memory. ...Read more

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What is category x drug?

What is category x drug?

Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both such that fetal risks clearly outweigh maternal benefit. Check out http://www. Empr. Com/drugs-contraindicated-in-pregnancy/article/125914/ for more info, including partial list. ...Read more

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What is topical medicine?

Outside: It's a medication or substance that goes on that outside such as creams, ointments or drops. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine?

What is the best medicine?

Laughter, of course: Sorry for the glib answer. Since there are thousands of medicines for thousands of conditions, could you be more specific in your question. Overall, I think antibiotics are one of the most amazing inventions in the history of mankind. ...Read more

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What is medicine for acidity?

What is medicine for acidity?

Mylanta: Try otc mylanta or tums (calcium carbonate). Beside medications eat on time. Avoid spicy food. Medications like asprin and Ibuprofen should be avoided. If symptoms persists see your doctor. ...Read more

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What drugs are safe and unsafe?

What drugs are safe and unsafe?

Many of them: This is not an easy answer since there are many drugs categorized as unsafe. The american porphyria foundation has good resources on drug safety: http://www. Porphyriafoundation. Com/testing-and-treatment/drug-safety-in-acute-porphyria. Just because a drug may be listed as unsafe doesn't mean it's unsafe for everyone. However, it's important to use caution with any drug that is potentially unsafe. ...Read more

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What is best medicine for dadar?

What is best medicine for dadar?

Dadar??: Could you possibly mean dandruff? I'm sorry I don't know what dadar is. .. please resubmit for clarification, at least to me:) ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for pe?

What is the best medicine for pe?

Blood thinner: For PE (pulmonary embolism), there are many options including aspirin, Coumadin, (warfarin) Xarelto, Pradaxa, Lovenox, Arixtra, unfractionated heparin. Which is better depends on your specific case and cannot be stated at this point. ...Read more

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Do all medicines come from plants?

No: But many medicines do come from plants. ...Read more

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Is there any organic medicine yet?

Yes: But you have to be really careful. Because there is not enough study. Medicine is a science based on the evidence. ...Read more

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Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc?

Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc?

Yes: It is one of the chemo agents used in conjunction with Xeloda (capecitabine) (oral 5FU) or in the chemo combination with Folinic acid, 5 FU and the oxaliplatin as FOLFOX. The platinum targets DNA but in tumors the localization site is on tumor membrane where DNA localizes possibly in the form of mutated mitochondrial DNA ...Read more

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What kind of medicine shouls I use?

For what?: What symptoms are you having? We can't offer any guidance without more details. So ask again, with specifics. ...Read more

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Polarax tablet is medicine for what?

Polarax tablet is medicine for what?

Polarax: This medication is an antihistamine which is used for itching and hives ...Read more

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What is medicine urclar 500 mg for?

What is medicine urclar 500 mg for?

Infection treatment: Urclar is a trade name for clarithromycin. It belongs to the class of macrolides and is used in the treatment of systemic infections. ...Read more

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What is good medicine for high tbil?

High tbil: Find out the cause and treat that. Some just have an inherited problem that increases it a bit and not a problem. Discuss with your team. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for eyebag?

What is the best medicine for eyebag?

Bags under eyes: Sufficient sleep of 7-9 hours a night, reduced salt intake, sleeping on one's back, and applying cooled tea bags in the freezer to the area can help. ...Read more

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How to control thoughts any medicine?

How to control thoughts any medicine?

Psychiatry: I suggest talking to a psychiatrist. Depending on what kind of thoughts you are having, medication may help. ...Read more

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In medicine, what is silver used for?

In medicine, what is silver used for?

There are many: Types of silver products that are now used pharmaceutically for anti-microbial purposes. Traditionally, colloidal silver has been used as a natural treatment and daily supplement also in treating and preventing bacteria. ...Read more

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Which medicine should I take for pain?

Which medicine should I take for pain?

See below: I need a better description of the pain. The casue of the pain needs elucidation and then there a a variety of pain pills starting with Aspirin and working up to narcotics what you need dpends on the type of pain and the severity of the pain. ...Read more

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How can physics be applied to medicine?

How can physics be applied to medicine?

Regularly: Physics is at the heart of most medical electronic and mechanical devices. It is used in radiation therapy, laser treatment, light therapies, and so many other ways. Perhaps you had a specific application in mind. Try asking a question about that. ...Read more

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What to do if I consumed to much drugs!?

Get help: Medicine or Drugs? You can call the poison control hotline at: 1-800-222-1222 ...Read more

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What happens if I don't take my medicine?

What happens if I don't take my medicine?

Depends: It all depends on what the medication is for. It may cause worsening of the disease, exacerbation of other diseases, infection, change in function/energy/mental state, organ damage (e.g. Heart attack), or death. If you're on a med, don't stop it without clear instructions from your doctor. Some meds cannot be stopped abruptly due to side effects, sometimes serious. ...Read more

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What is meant by evidence based medicine?

Practice of medicine: It really means practice of medicine based on scintific and peer reviewed studies and research which shows us the benefit of the treatment and various side effects. ...Read more

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If I have tension160/100 I must take drug?

If I have tension160/100 I must take drug?

If you have: Consecutive blood pressures in this range - would strongly encourage you to accept medical treatment to include appropriate medications. Hypertension can be silently causing injury to your body. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for haemerrhoids?

What is the best medicine for haemerrhoids?

Hydrocortisone: There are several prescription Hydrocortisone creams, foam, or suppositories depending on whether the hemorrhoids are internal or external. These will help shrink the hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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What effects do daterape drugs have on you?

What effects do daterape drugs have on you?

None: They are a glorified sleeping med with no after effects. ...Read more

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