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Medicine For Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Xeroderma pigmentosu: Xeroderma pigmentosum is a condition which makes people very sensitive to the sun (uv rays). It can cause severe sun burning & freckling of skin. It is called xeroderma because it can dry the skin out and pigmentosum because there is added skin pigment. It can affect the eyes and may be associated with a number of other symptoms. ...Read more
Careful observation: This congenital condition requires sun avoidance and very close observation by an experienced dermatologist and/or plastic surgeon. Suspicious lession must be monitored and biopsies are essential to rule out malignancy. ...Read more
What is the relation between the nature and symptoms of xeroderma pigmentosum and ataxia telangiectasia?
Deficiency in some : Part of cell mechanisms that detect & repair damage to DNA molecules that encode their genome occur in 5 inherited diseases: ataxia-telangiectasia (AT), Fanconi anemia, Bloom syndrome, Cockayne syndrome & Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP).7 different mutant repair genes cause XP; types A, C, D & E are on Chromosome 9q.22. Mutations in ATM genes cause AT. Groups A, C,D & E are on Chromosome 11q2. ...Read more
Genetic Testing: There are several types of xp (xeroderma pigmentosa) all of which are related to genetic defects in the ability of cells to repair dna damage causes by uv (ultraviolet rays). Xp dramatically increases your risk for skin cancer. You should start with seeing a dermatologist and go from there. If there is suspicion you may have the disease, genetic testing will be required to confirm this. ...Read more
Depends.: Usually "beyond use" date is printed on the pharmacy container at dispensing. Most medicines are usually good far beyond those dates. How long? Depends. Each med is different and some meds should not be used beyond "expiration." for example: insulin, epinephrine, nitroglycerine and vaccines lose potency beyond their dates. ...Read more
For?: For what purpose? Generally, unless you have some stomach or esophageal issue or you were told to not take any food or meds because of a procedure or test, you can take oral meds. But please clarify first. ...Read more
Some performance : Enhancing drugs improve strength by allowing longer training periods and shorter refractory or rating periods. There are no drugs that work like in the movies however that give an instant boost. Most drugs just allow athletes to train harder and longer still there are many health risks and it should be avoided without strict medical indications. Most performance enhancers are not allowed ...Read more
50%: From the national institute on drug abuse: 50% of women aged 15-44 have used drugs recreationally in their lifetime, with most having used more than one. 9 million women use illegal drugs in any given year & almost 4 million have abused prescription drugs. 6 million women use marijuana & 2 million use Cocaine in any given year. 70% of aids cases in women are drug use related. ...Read more
Beware: You have no way of knowing what's really in these pills, which are unregulated, often are just us pharmaceuticals like prednisone, and often contain extremely dangerous botanicals. There have been epidemics of liver failure requiring transplantation from taking these, but there's nobody to sue. Unregulated pills from overseas may be made by people who hate you just for your nationality. Beware. ...Read more
Stages of Change: We think that a very helpful resource for approaching this problem involves using the stages of change model of prochaska. Essentially the answer depends on where they are in the process of considering change. Are they in complete denial, are they considering change, getting ready for change, etcetera. Here is a discussion of the idea — http://moodsurfing. Com/changing-bad-habits/. ...Read more
I commend you for your willingness to stop using drugs.
Let wise man within you Reflect:
Depression, anxiety, self-esteem
Relationships, finances and legal problems
Go to a National Park in your Country, feel Peace, then pledge to become Captain over drugs, Not Victim of drugs.
See Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress,, feelings, behaviors, discuss Rehab program, NA meeting ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the cause, frequency, consistency, presence of blood, associated symptoms, and medical history. For infection, no — anti-diarrheals should not be taken. But if an organic chronic cause, then a short course may be appropriate. Discuss with your own doctor. ...Read more
Depends: If you have a specific disease like diabetes, you can contact the local american diabetic association for help. Ask the pharmacist which local agencies provide help. You can also contact the drug company that makes the medication you need and they will sometimes have charitable arrangements. Check with the local public health agency as well. ...Read more
ED drugs: Hi, there are several medications for ed, however first thing would be to get a comprehensive evaluation so you know the cause and it may be something directly treatable. Here is a link about different medications, different ones work each person. http://www.webmd.com/drugs/condition-2383-erectile+dysfunction.aspx?diseaseid=2383&diseasename=erectile+dysfunction&source=1. ...Read more
Behavior change(s): The most reliable sign of 'someone on drugs' is any kind of behavior change. A urine drug sample can confirm your suspicions but maybe negative if they have not used in a few days. They key is have open, honest communication with your children and get them the help they need. Hang in there! ...Read more