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When to begin growth hormone treatment for short stature.?

When to begin growth hormone treatment for short stature.?

At puberty.: At puberty, because their is synergy between reproductive hormones and hgh. Also, the growth plates are open. ...Read more

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Dr. Benjamin Nwosu
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Short Stature (Definition)

Defined as having a height below the 5th percentile for ...Read more


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What is the best age to begin growth hormone treatment for short stature?

What is the best age to begin growth hormone treatment for short stature?

Indications : Gh is tightly regulated with specific fda indications for its use. Short stature by itself is not an indication to use gh. When gh is prescribed certainly it is better to give it sooner rather than later but there is normally no urgency. Hypoglycemia in infants with gh deficiency may be an exception. Patients with pws start during infancy. ...Read more

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My son is 14yrs short stature (xray bone age 16) endrocrinologist suggested femara (letrozole) to stop bone plates from closing entirely. Is this treatment safe?

My son is 14yrs short stature (xray bone age 16) endrocrinologist suggested femara (letrozole) to stop bone plates from closing entirely. Is this treatment  safe?

Unknown : Aromatase inhibitors to keep growth plates open at bone age of 16 isn't worth potential risks considering growth plates nearly fused. Vertebral bone defects and questionable effects on fertility are only two of many questions not answered yet. No long term safety data exist. At this time aromatase inhibition to ? ht is considered experimental by the pediatric endocrine society. ...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

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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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Whats the best natural treatment for asthma?

Whats the best natural treatment for asthma?

Not proven: For stress induced asthma.You can try deep abdominal breathing, relaxation, guided imagery, biofeedback. In the meantime talk to your doctor about pharmacotherapy. Asthma can cause substantial long term damage if not controlled. Don't forget that asthma can and will kill, if given the chance. ...Read more

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What's a natural treatment to get rid of dandruff?

What's a natural treatment to get rid of dandruff?

Tea tree shampoo: Can be very helpful with dandruff. It will help over time. ...Read more

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What's the most natural treatment for pneumothorax?

What's the most natural treatment for pneumothorax?

What's natural ?: Time works if you are lucky. If not, you can die of a tension pneumothorax pretty quickly. Surgery is really the only definitive treatment for this but if the ptx is small and you are closely followed you might be able to avoid surgery. Hopefully you are seeing someone qualified. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for a dry cough?

What is the best natural treatment for a dry cough?

See your doc: It really depends on the source, which may be out of the scope of this forum. I would follow up with your doc for a longer discussion. Two very common causes are acid reflux and seasonal allergies, but this all depends on where you live. You can always consider a trial of allergy or reflux medication, but the better bet is see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a medical and/or natural treatment for alzeimer?

Is there a medical and/or natural treatment for alzeimer?

Tx for Alzheimer's: Alzheimer's dementia is a degenerative process of the mind that continues despite our best medical treatments. We have medications that will slow the cognitive losses down. Namenda, (memantine) Aricept etc are just a few. Most cities have wonderful support groups for individuals affected by the disease. See what is available in your area. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin? What is the natural treatment for it?

What causes dry skin? What is the natural treatment for it?

Dry skin is usually: related to lack of a protein in the surface of your skin. Natural treatments are simple like using gentle skin cleansers, body oils and lubricants to seal in moisture, taking supplements like Vitamin B and E. I like adding petrolatem to my bathtub or when the skin is still wet. I also find urea or lactic acid based products work well ...Read more

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Is there any chance or other way to remove NEVUS? if yes, is there natural treatment for that?

Is there any chance or other way to remove NEVUS? if yes, is there natural treatment for that?

Nevus: no natural way see a dermatologist to have it examined and for a complete skin body check ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for chronic anal fissures ?

What is the best natural treatment for chronic anal fissures ?

Soft stools: This will work about 20% of the time. Lateral sphinctermyotomy is curative. Spare the knife and spoil the rectum ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good natural treatment for eczema, don't want to use hydrocortisones?

Can you recommend a good natural treatment for eczema, don't want to use hydrocortisones?

Eczema care: Get cerave or cristco shortening and long rolls of gauze. Lather up the ghoo on the skin and wrap it lightly overnight and do it nightly until the skin is well moisturized and then apply the moisturizer daily twice a day especially after a shower and don't use hot water when you shower. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i couldn't control my pimple and acne is there is any natural treatment for this?

What do you suggest if i couldn't control my pimple and acne is there is any natural treatment for this?

Scientific Rx: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related illness that can keep you from getting the job you want. You do yourself a disservice if you insist on a "natural" / "herbal" / "holistic" / "pop" remedy. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more

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Can you tell me natural treatment for arteriosclorosis?

Can you tell me natural treatment for arteriosclorosis?

Rx atherosclerosis: Good to Google and look up the rice-fruit diet. Best studied one or look at and follow the Ornish diet. ...Read more

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ED male natural treatment Erectil disfunction advice and natural treatment ?

ED male natural treatment
Erectil disfunction advice and natural treatment ?

Etiology : First of all how old are you? You need to find the cause of the Ed before you start taking supplements etc. now do you have any other medical issues like diabetes? Again a full exam is needed first to help you ...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