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A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Anti-fungal: Antibiotics are medications used to treat bacterial infections. Mycotic infections are yeast infections. They need to be treated with anti-fungal medications such as Fluconazole (diflucan). Antibiotics, in fact, might make the yeast infection worse! talk with your doctor about the correct medications to use! ...Read more
My father was diagnosed with a mycotic aneursym. After 6 weeks of hospitilization and 3 weeks of antibiotic it is still growing. What is the next step?
Several ways: If you have a wound that is deep, down to a bone or joint, it can introduce the fungus. If you develop a fungal infect near a bone or joint, it can spread directly. If you have a fungal infection in one part of the body, the fungus can get in the blood stream and settle in a bone or joint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad got a blistering rash on lt arm. On i.V vanco since 6 weeks.Emergency or can wait? Will have surgery in less than 24 hours for openaaa(mycotic)
Rush: Contact surgical office to arrange for evaluation. Surgery could be postponed. ...Read more
I have itchi and dry vagina.is it mycotic infection?and should I use "MICOSTOP" vaginal cream?And I am still breastfeeding my son 19months old.
Miconozole: This cream is safe and effective if used according to directions, and as long as the treatment is confined to the vaginal area. If you need a wider distribution, consult your OB for advice ...Read more
Yes: There are many types of arthritis. People born with a congenital abnormality like hip dysplasia, are more likely to get early onset arthritis. Trauma to a joint early in life can lead to arthritis. Some autoimmune diseases such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ra, and lupus can present with early arthritis. A rheumatologist can help you sort this out. ...Read more
No: Arthritis cannot be cured as of yet. There are different forms of arthritis. Regardless of the cause, once joint damage has taken place, it is unlikely for it to revert to normal. Some forms of arthritis may be controlled or slowed down with treatment. Although a cure is not available, effective therapy is. Stem cell therapy is showing promising results. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Also known as the --: "Fleeting Arthritis", generally refers to Rheumatic fever, where one joint might the site of symptoms for a while, and then some other. Like it might be one knee or ankle, the it affects the other side joints. An Internist or surely a Rheumatologist will help you, in dealing with it. Another cause is Side effect of some Meds like Topamax (topiramate). ...Read more
Everyone Gets It: Just takes time. Usually the normal version of arthritis happens usually in people in their 40s or older. If you think you have it at a younger age, then you need to be evaluated and as young as you are you could have a juvenile type that needs further workup. Suggest seeing your doctor first and maybe even a rheumatologist if needed. Consider Stem Cell Therapy as options for treatments. ...Read more
Depends on Type: There are many different types of arthritis. Treatment options are based on the type of arthritis a patient has. If you have arthritis you should see a rheumatologist. Rheumatologists specialize in the treatment of arthritis and autoimmune diseases and osteoporosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer