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Any alternative treatment to relax an irritated nasopharynx? Steroid sprays, allergy meds don't do anything. Sinus rinse helps a bit but just for 5min
Depends on the cause: Unlikely to be an environmental allergy with no improvement on nasal steroid or antihistamine. Potential causes of nonallergic rhinitis include infection possibly with immune deficiency, irritant sensitivity, systemic diseases such as autoimmunity, inflammatory syndromes with or without nasal polyps, medication side effect, structural abnormalities, tumor, or dental problems (to name a few). ...Read more
Nasopharynx cancer (npc)! My father has npc second stage. Is there a cure? What are his odds of survival?
Good: Nasopharynx cancer is easily treated. In second stage therei are cervical lymph nodes but when high in neck it is easy to encompass a field where the pharyngeal lesion is hit by cross RT beams and the neck also treated with RT. Chemo is then given which in most instances is successful. Surgery most of the time is not indicated. ...Read more
Piles = Hemorrhoids: There are three steps to self treating hemorrhoids (blood clots in the rectal veins). 1. Soak: keep the area clean so that infection doesn't set in. 2. Soften your stool: keep from bearing down hard when having a bm so that the clot doesn't grow 3. And finally, steroids to shrink up the inflammation. ...Read more
Aluminum chloride: Antipersperants with aluminum chloride are good--need liquids or gels with higher concentration. The canadian hyperhidrosis advisory committee treatment guidelines recommends an aluminium chloride hexahydrate salicylic acid gel as initial treatment for underarm, hand or feet. Botox can be used under the arms. Oxybutinin (ditropan) is a pill. See http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/0072. ...Read more
MR Guided u/s tx: Exablate is mr-guided ultrasound treatment. A list of providers may be found at www.Insightec.Com. In california there are centers for fibroids and for cancer. The fibroid centers are at universities in sandiego and la and the bone metastases centers are at standford and the city of hope, and i hope you find this information to be useful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer