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Minimal Ptb Treatment
Do more reading: You are asking if fibrotic pulmonary TB is active TB & requires treatment. Fibrotic pulmonary TB refers to the way some old healed TB lesions look on X-rays. You heard the term & immediately jumped on HealthTap to ask your question without bothering to learn more by doing background reading. Please read up on TB in general & fibrotic TB in particular & repost if you still have questions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the treatment to cure this result Lordotic view shows minimal hazy infiltrates in the left apex. Consider minimal PTB of undetermined activity?
Pulmonary TB: Before considering treatment you really need a specific diagnosis. One does not treat radiologic findings alone. ...Read more
I have chest x-ray result "Stable upper lobe opacities, Reflective of PTB with fibrosis", I have undergoes PTB treatment before. Its the result is OK?
Can't beat stable: Folks with treated TB often have routine follow-up chest x rays to show that the disease is not progressing. If there is no progression, it is all one can hope for. One would not expect TB changes to disappear. Continued chest x ray follow-up "at an appropriate clinical interval" is standard procedure. ...Read more
Lordotic view shows minimal hazy infiltrates in the left apex. Consider minimal PTB of undetermined activity. Kindly explain it to me. Thank you?
Chest x-ray: The presence of the so-called hazy infiltrates in the the top of the left upper lobe has caused the radiologist reading the film to suggest that you may have tuberculosis. This is not the purview of a radiologist and their suggestion is only to make sure that the doctor ordering the film considers this in their diagnostic evaluation. Continue your work-up with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What treatment is preferred treatment for diffuse actinic keratoses:
Photodynamic Therapy/Laser/ or Chemical Peel for short recovery / no scaring?
Both work well: Many dermatologists use liquid nitrogen (cold therapy) first. Discuss it with your doc and see what he/she feels most adept at doing. ...Read more
Effusion...: There is always a small amount of fluid around the lung to lubricate the surfaces for breathing. A pleural effusion is when there is excess fluid in this space surrounding the lung. Depending on the cause of the effusion, if it is small and the cause resolves, the pleural fluid can get re-absorbed without the need for drainage. ...Read more
Patchy sclerosis in talar dome diagnosed by CT scan 5 month post injury. How serious it is? ? Treatment option? Ptb brace?
Completed medication for tb. though its inactive. new xray says: stable left upper lobe opacities since feb. stable pulmonary hyperaeration. means?
How effective is PTB brace in case of talus avn. Patchy sclerosis in talar dome confirmed by CT scan 6 month post injury. Walking with PTB small pain.
Effective: A ptb brace transfers weight of body to the patella tendon. It is the only way short of using crutches to unweight the ankle joint. The hope is that it allows the body to revascularize the talus , a process that can take unto a year or more. Hopefully preventing collapse of the talus and arthritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a chest X-ray - Mild apical pleural thickening with minimal interstitial process- have ankylosing spondylitis. Pleurisy 4x last 6 months.Serious?
Rarer finding: Fibrocystic changed in apices of lungs common pulmonary manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis. Pleural and pericardial effusions are less common. Effusions usually respond to steroid therapy if they do not clear spontaneously. AS is inflammatory disease with not uncommon apical fibrocystic lung disease. ...Read more
What is the meaning of my xray result. Lordotic view shows minimal hazy infiltrates in the left apex. Consider minimal PTB of undetermined activity.?
Doc advised for PTB brace for non united undisplaced verticle talus body fx 5 month post injury. Patchy sclerosis in talar dome by CT scan. Options? ?
Yes: A ptb brace is a viable alternative to surgery. Although the healing process may or may not be 100%, it is still a good alternative and worth a try before undergoing surgery. Best of luck. ...Read more
Is Akurit 4 tablet(containing 4 frontline drug for tuberculosis treatment) is alone enough to treat pulmonary tuberculosis with pleural effusion?
Best doctor and treatment for tranverse malitus. Gone thru all the 3 treatment phases bt still no recovery. On ventilator. Cn mail u the MRI report?
Transverse Myelitis: Transverse myelitis can affect each person differently so it may be beneficial to read other people personal experiences affected by & living with it and get helpful info about good speciast near you. Prognosis for complete recovery is poor, but some patients experience full recovery. The recovery period may begin between 2 & 12 wks after onset & may extend for up to 2 yrs. See myelitis.Org/forum/. ...Read more
Interferon is finite: Interferon is used for a specific period of time (decided upon by your hepatologist and you) and works better for some types of hbv over others. The hope is that , if it works, interferon clears the infection (done). Other medications like lamivudine, adefovir, entecavir, tenofovir and telbivudine need to be continued at this point lifelong. Resistance can occur & there are long term toxicities. ...Read more
Are cephalogram xrays always necessary for orthodontic treatment or will panoramic xray suffice? What is radiation dosage of each type of xray?
Cephalometric Xray: The standard of care for orthodontic treatment as defined by the ADA/AAO requires a cephalometric X-ray as part of the beginning orthodontic records. Without this Xray/tracing, it is impossible to properly determine the skeletal vs dental component of the malocclusion. Many of these xrays are digital, which means much less exposure than old traditional xrays with film. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I failed interferon treatment and BCG treatment for bladder cancer. Is surgery the only option left?
Probably best option: If you have failed tretament with BCG and interferon, some patients may reposnd to treatment with valstar (valrubicin). However, depending on the specifics of your bladder cancer, cystectomy and urinary diversion may be your best option. You should discuss this with your urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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