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What are the treatment options for pleurisy?

What are the treatment options for pleurisy?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pleurisy/basics/treatment/con-20022338

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Dr. Nisha Surenderanath
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Pleurisy (Definition)

Inflammation of the tissues that line the ...Read more


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What is the treatment for pleurisy if you have a case of it?

What is the treatment for pleurisy if you have a case of it?

Depends on cause: Treatment depends on what is causing the pleurisy. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics. Surgery may be needed to drain infected fluid from the lungs. Viral infections normally run their course without medications. Patients often can control the pain of pleurisy with Acetaminophen or anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen. Recovery depends on what was causing it. ...Read more

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Doctor says I have pneumonia or pleurisy. Is the treatment the same?

Doctor says I have pneumonia or pleurisy.  Is the treatment the same?

No: Treatment for pneumonia usually includes antibiotics and cough medication. Pleurisy tends to be caused by viruses and anti inflammatory medications are the main treatments rather than antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is pleurisy?  what causes it, and what are the treatments?

Pleurisy: Pleurisy is an inflammation of the lining of the lung tissues, pleura. Some of the causes include infections (viral, bacterial, tb, fungal), autoimmune diseases, blood clots, and injuries. Treatments should be directed towards the underlying cause such as antibiotics for the bacterial infection. Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs can help control the pain associated with it. ...Read more

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After CT scan result clear GP diagnosed Pleurisy in 76 yr old female from crackle heard from stethoscope on Amoxicillin.Pain from front of lower ribs below breast and at the back Gapapentin and Tramadol not helping much any ideas on other treatments?

Huh?: Pleurisy is a clinical diagnosis -- it isn't diagnosed by stethoscope, crackles or none. If the examiner hears a friction rub, maybe -- but bacterial pleurisy without some other findings is very uncommon and ampicillin is inappropriate for any other suspected etiology. If this is pleurodynia or post-zoster neuralgia, it's pain management until it resolves in its own. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Natural treatment of premature ejaculatiom?

Natural treatment of premature ejaculatiom?

Squeeze technique: Begin sexual activity, including stimulation of the penis, until you feel almost ready to ejaculate. Have your partner squeeze the end of your penis for several seconds, at the point where the head (glans) joins the shaft, until the urge to ejaculate passes. After the squeeze is released, wait for 30 seconds, then go back to foreplay. From mayo clinic website premature ejacuation treatment. ...Read more

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Best natural treatment for xenophobia?

Best natural treatment for xenophobia?

Travel: The best natural treatment for xenophobia is to travel to different places. There will be an appreciation of other cultures, customs, languages, etc. We should be thankful to live in the U.S. For many reasons including our freedom and democracy, but there are always new things to learn about other people that can help raise our tolerance and understanding of others. ...Read more

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What is a natural treatment for uveitis?

What is a natural treatment for uveitis?

None: Untreated uveitis can cause serious, sometimes vision threatening complications. There are no known "natural" treatments for this condition. Do not risk you eyesight because of an ideological comittment to unconventional treatments. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for nph?

What is the best natural treatment for nph?

Varies: Surgery with a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt is the best treatment for nph. However, for patients who cannot tolerate surgery, or are very early on in their symptomatology, one could consider physical, occupational and speech (cognitive) therapy. These modalities can teach the patient how to compensate for the symptoms of nph. For example, gait training or balance training. ...Read more

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Can azoospermia be cured by natural treatment or food?

Can azoospermia be cured by natural treatment or food?

No: There is no proof that any food or natural treatment or even medicine can increase sperm production and pregnancy in partners of azospermic men. The most effective treatment is surgical sperm harvest and using these sperm for ivf with icsi. Sometimes though sperm are not found in the testes or its ducts. Some genetic factors that lead to azospermia should be investigated first. ...Read more

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What's the most natural treatment for hyperparathyroidism?

What's the most natural treatment for hyperparathyroidism?

Depends on type: In the case of secondary hyperparathyroidism seen in the setting of significant renal insufficiency/chronic kidney disease the first step is to limit phosphorus intake in the diet. Dairy products and food high in protein can be sources of phosphorus. A dietician can review in details those foods that should be moderated. ...Read more

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Natural treatment for bph?

Natural treatment for bph?

No proven benefit: There is not proven benefit of saw palmetto or other "natural supplements" in the management of bph. Some men seem to repsond, but the mechanism is unknown. In 2006, the step trial showed no benefit of saw palmetto over placebo. Research has also shown that the amounts of all components in nutirtional supplements vary from 100% less to 150 more than what is listed on the label. ...Read more

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Any natural treatment for hyperopia?

Any natural treatment for hyperopia?

No: The prescription need to correct your vision is a function of the physical characteristics of your eye including it's length and the curvature of the cornea. The only things which can correct your vision are glasses, contacts or possibly laser vision correction. ...Read more

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Is there a natural treatment for gynecomastia?

Is there a natural treatment for gynecomastia?

No: There is no natural treatment other than avoiding drugs of abuse or certain medications. Discuss your prescriptions with your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I can't control my pimple and acnee is there is any natural treatment for this?

What to do if I can't control my pimple and acnee is there is any natural treatment for this?

Acne: There are many medications available for acne treatment. There should be a regimen that would work for you. Please go your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more