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Fix for acid reflux: Short answer: avoid spicy & greasy foods, tomato-foods, mints, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, chocolate, late night meals before bed. Long answer: distinguish acid versus non-acid causes of reflux & rule out motility problems of the esophagus & stomach. You may want 1st to try behavior & diet changes above, assess response to otc acid blockers (h2's are weaker than ppi's), & see GI doc if persistent. ...Read more
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Multiple answers.: Empiric therapy is treatment given for a condition that generally works, but is not necessarily specific. I.E. antibiotics before cultures are back. Supportive therapy is given to improve condition just like oxygen for shortness of breath, but not necessarily medications. Palliative therapy is therapy given for symptom management but not curative. ...Read more
What dr or drs do I see for osler weber rendu syndrome. My ENT dr. Was not very helpful.
Osler Weber Rendu: Owr syndrome is an hereditary problem that causes multiple blood vessel growths called telangectasias. These cause bleeding problems, especially frequent nose bleeds. There is usually a family history of hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasias (hht). Most ENT dr.'s have some experience with this problem but may have exposure to only a few patients. Most academic centers will have hht clinics. ...Read more
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Please help! I have duputryne's contracture in hands, cords, nodules, clubbed fingers, adhesive capsulitis. Autoimmune normal. I'm a"medical mystery."?
Surgery: Mayer-rokitansky-küster-hauser syndrome is a condition in which the vagina & uterus either never developed or they are underdeveloped. Females with this condition don’t menstruate but they do have functioning ovaries. There may be accompanying abnormalities of the kidneys, spinal vertebrae, heart or ears. Sexual function can be achieved through surgical intervention. ...Read more
Multimodal.: Therapy is typically multi-modal, including the use of a bladder coating agent (cystistat (sodium hyaluronate) and uracyst (chondroitin)), an antihistamine , and a low dose antidepressant (amitriptyline) to fight neurogenic inflammation. Use of pentosan polysulfate or heparin, sodium hyaluronate, Lidocaine and sodium bicarbonate, stops flare ups. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cervical spine: Your question very vaque, lacks details. Dontt know ur age but if referring cervical spine, many causes from trauma to aging. Need diagnosi proper evaluation. In most cases structured physical therapy is safest and with traction often best treatment. Real problems arise when spinal cord or nerves as exist holes in vertebrae usually affected upper extremities. Some things are due wear and tear. Fi. ...Read more
2nd Dr. Confirmed Diffuse Actinic Keratosis. Dr. Recommended PDT. What are results of photodynamic therapy. For AK. Am nervous.
Don't be nervous: If you are not satisfied with the DR's descriptions, have another discussion with the Dr before you do it. There are various approaches to AK. PDT is certainly a good one, briefly annoying, but effective. You might ask to be presented with a few alternatives so you can choose one yourself. None of them are dangerous. ...Read more
Depends: Like so many things in life...depends. If you are having lots of palpitations, dizziness, or feelings that you might pass out then you should go see a cardiologist who is subspecialized in electrophysiology.He can review your workup,order additional tests if necessary,and possibly eliminate the problem via a procedure called radiofrequency ablation. If no symptoms, then you likely need nothing. ...Read more
Warning!!:PODIATRIST Dr. David Tobin responded to my question about Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome saying it didn't exist? Google and my DR disagree.
Any moderate size: Hiv management has been fairly well standardized across the western world. There will always be subtle differences in the approach from physician to physician, without being able to predict from location to location who is "best". I have seen supposed outstanding experts deliver abysmally poor care, and great care from so-called "unknowns". No one city has a monopoly. ...Read more
I heard about edta chelation therapy, but the american medical association doesn't support it. Why?
Mineral depletion: Chelation therapy wipes out both good and bad stuff in body - if you are doing chelation it is recommended u do 3 day oral chelation captomer, lipoic acid, glutathione - captomer cleans, lipoic acid removes oxidative stress, glutathione provides energy for liver - this should be followed by 27 day high mineral +vitamin + energy for cells so both go hand in hand. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am 24.I have total dysmotility of esophagus, severe GERD,LES=3mmhg & Aerofagia.Its been 2y.IPP, procinetic,diet not helping.Any treatment solution?
GERD: ...can at times be very difficult to treat. If you have been on a PPI and a prokinetic agent, and obviously have had tests done, then you must be seeing a gastroenterologist. It is possible you need a higher dose or different medication. In some cases, even surgery is necessary for GERD. I would return to your G.I. doctor to see what the next step is in treatment and/or evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
Uncertain: I disagree with some aspects of recommended treatments such as coffee enemas for detoxification purposes. I find no convincing studies proving benefit. In general, a working liver and healthy kidneys take care of detoxification quite admirably. Talking with people who have undergone treatment and discussing with various physicians and perhaps getting a second opinion would be worthwhile. ...Read more
Help!dx'd w/ interstitial cystitis as child(pelvic pain w/ full bladder, glomerulations present w/ distention).Dsmo helped!new md doubts ic. Did no tests & is clueless.?
2nd opinion: There are a variety of treatments for interstitial cystitis including medications and dietary changes. If you are not satisfied with the diagnosis of this physician then consider getting a second opinion. Emiron is a highly effective medication. Lidocaine bladder irrigation and interstim could also be considered. ...Read more