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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Xeroderma Pigmentosum

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What is xeroderma pigmentosum?

What is 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

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How could xeroderma pigmentosum be cured?

How could xeroderma pigmentosum be cured?

No cure: As far as I know there is no cure for this disease. The treatment primarily involves avoiding all uv exposure including sunlight. It is a genetic disase and very rare. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for xeroderma pigmentosum?

What are the treatment options for xeroderma pigmentosum?

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

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What is the relation between the nature and symptoms of xeroderma pigmentosum and ataxia telangiectasia?

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

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How do I know if I have xeroderma pigmentsum?

How do I know if I have xeroderma pigmentsum?

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

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When does medicine expire?

When does medicine expire?

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

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Can I take an oral medicine?

Can I take an oral medicine?

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

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Any drug for fast wait loss?

No magic here: Any program that is more than 2-3 lb, or about a kg, per week is probably not safe. Go for long term control, not a short term goal. ...Read more

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How to lose the fat with medicine?

How to lose the fat with medicine?

Diet Pills: There are no diet medications or pills that will lead you to real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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How do drugs make athletes stronger?

How do drugs make athletes stronger?

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

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What percentage of women use drugs?

What percentage of women use drugs?

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

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Do chinese medicines really help you?

Do chinese medicines really help you?

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

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How could someone help a drug abuser?

How could someone help a drug abuser?

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

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Could adult medicine work on children?

Could adult medicine work on children?

Confusing question: Many adult medicines are also used in children. The amount used is often scaled to meet differences in metabolic rate and or size. Some adult medications are not used due to side effects that might cause a variety of toxic side effects in kids. ...Read more

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Where can I find the riveroxadan drug?

Where can I find the riveroxadan drug?

In pharmacy: Rivaroxaban sold as ' xarelto' if it is same drug you are looking for, is used to prevent deep vein thrombosis, you ned rx from doctor and supervision go to pharmacy if don't have it will order. ...Read more

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Can you please help me stop using drugs?

Can you please help me stop using drugs?

Drug dependence: 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
Memory, concentration
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