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Best non surgical treatment for pivd?

?: Are you referring to prolapsed inter vertebral disk? Take a look at this. http://www.homoeopathyclinic.com/articles/diseases/pivd.pdf. ...Read more

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Best non surgical treatment for zenker diverticulum?

Best non surgical treatment for zenker diverticulum?

None: Really, the treatment for this congenital esophagus outpouching is surgical. There's no medication or lifestyle change which can make it go away. Good luck. ...Read more

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Best non surgical treatment for meniscus injury?

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Best non surgical treatment for meniscus injury?

Meds, activity mod: Hard to say exactly without knowing how extensive a meniscus injury but likely you may have some underlying degenerative changes (arthritis) and the meniscus tear may be one component of that. Options: oral joint health supplement, oral NSAID (motrin/naprosyn etc), minimize high impact exercise (running), and possible injections (cortisone or viscosupplementation). ...Read more

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Non surgical treatment for eagle syndrome?

Non surgical treatment for eagle syndrome?

Only surgical: A partial styloidectomy is the treatment. If you are going to live with the neck pain, sore throat -type pain, etc. And do everything to avoid surgery, please make sure that you do not have the vascular form because impingement on your carotid can have serious and deadly consequences. ...Read more

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Non surgical and/or surgical treatment options for proximal tib/fib joint instability?

Non surgical and/or surgical treatment options for proximal tib/fib joint instability?

Options: Nonsurgical: physical therapies such as activity modification, supportive straps, and knee strengthening. For patients with chronic pain or instability, surgical options include arthrodesis (fusing the joint), fibular head resection, and proximal tibiofibular joint capsule reconstruction. It would be worth trying the non surgical techniques first. Find a good osteopath or sports physio ...Read more

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Are there non steroidal and non surgical treatments for macromastia?

Are there non steroidal and non surgical treatments for macromastia?

Depends: If your breasts are too large and you are over weight, then losing weight will reduce your breast size. If your weight is in the "normal" range then surgery maybe your best option. ...Read more

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Whats a non surgical treatment for facial wrinkles?

Whats a non surgical treatment for facial wrinkles?

Various: There are various treatments for facial wrinkles, including topical treatment such as retinol and tretinoin, moisturizers, botox, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, fillers, radio frequency treatments, and various types of lasers. Consult a dermatologist or plastic surgeon, as which treatments might be best will vary depending the where the wrinkles are, your skin type, and other considerations. ...Read more

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Is there a non surgical intervention for rhinoplasty?

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Is there a non surgical intervention for rhinoplasty?

Fillers: Hyaluronic acid fillers and calcium hydroxyl apatite fillers have both been safely used for nonsurgical rhinoplasty. In general, dorsal augmentation has been shown to be safer than manipulation of the tip. The appearance of your nose can significantly be improved simply with fillers (though it is not a permanent change). ...Read more

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What non surgical treatments for endometriosis are effective?

What non surgical treatments for endometriosis are effective?

Many: There are many treatments and some women respond better to different treatments. Birth control pills can be taking in different ways to help with pain. Lupron injections are a very powerful and effective treatment.. Sometimes Progesterone or Norethindrone acetate helps. Acupuncturist can provide relief to some women. A Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud may help as well. Many options exist! ...Read more

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Dental pain after root canal treatment because invasive treatment or infection?

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Dental pain after root canal treatment because invasive treatment or infection?

Very common: After the root canal treatment, you may have some pain for 24-72 hours. If pain becomes worse or does not improve after 72 hours, call your dentist for post-op evaluation. ...Read more

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Non-surgical treatments for peyronie's?

Non-surgical treatments for peyronie's?

Here are...: Here are: no rx but with counseling for its reality, oral off-label drug with vit-e or potaba, topical injection with xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum), penile implant, etc. Goal of rx: pain relief for some and penile curvature improvement for all. Note: life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, ; continuation from inception to eternity. ...Read more

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Are there non steroidal and non surgical treatments for a l5-s1 disc hernia?

Are there non steroidal and non surgical treatments for a l5-s1 disc hernia?

Therapy: You can try Ibuprofen over the counter and physical therapy as a first line treatment of a herniated disk without surgery. If you fail therapy and your pain persists, you may need surgery. Try to do physical therapy first. Williams and mckenzie exercises help quite a bit. ...Read more

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What's the optimal non surgical treatment for knee pain?

What's the optimal non surgical treatment for knee pain?

It depends: It really depends on the cause of the pain. Exercises, anti-inflammatory meds, sometimes glucosamine may help. ...Read more

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Is there a non surgical alternative for class II mandibular malocclusion?

Is there a non surgical alternative for class II mandibular malocclusion?

Yes, but: I agree with dr. Schleimer wholeheartedly; however, there are instances when a surgical correction may provide the desired correction--not necessarily better--but perhaps more in-line with your specific concerns. The key is that there are often more than option to explore prior to making an informed decision. Be your patient advocate. ...Read more

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Conservative treatment for elongated styloid process?

Conservative treatment for elongated styloid process?

Elongated styloid: process is an anatomic variation that in most cases causes no symptoms and requires no treatment. Rarely, it can cause symptoms like pain and difficulty swallowing due to the elongated styloid pressing on adjacent structures. This is called Eagle Syndrome. If you have Eagle Syndrome, the treatment is surgical(styloidectomy). ...Read more

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Are there any non surgical treatments for tendon tear?

Are there any non surgical treatments for tendon tear?

Depends on which one: There are certainly non-surgical treatments for tendon injuries, but it depends on which tendon is injured. Some tendons in the hand heal well with splinting, some require surgery. Treatment for an achilles tendon is controversial, with some advocating for surgery and others for bracing or casting. You should check with your doctor to discuss relative risks and benefits for your specific injury. ...Read more

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Who is a candidate for conservative surgical treatment?

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Who is a candidate for conservative surgical treatment?

Need more info...: Not sure what you are asking here...Generally speaking, surgical treatment is not conservative. Please provide more information... ...Read more

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Could non surgical decompression work for ddd?

Could non surgical decompression work for ddd?

Disc degeneration: Yes. Traction for the neck or back can relieve pressure on pinched nerves and realign the spine. Traction is used as an adjunct to other nonoperative measures to relieve the pain. Traction is usually performed 10-15 minutes in the morning and in the evening. If traction makes the pain worse then stop and seek medical evaluation with a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Tuborous sclerosis. Which insurance covers laser treatment for angiofibromas? Best treatments for angiofibromas? Laser treatment is ineffective.

Tuborous sclerosis. Which insurance covers laser treatment for angiofibromas? Best treatments for angiofibromas? Laser treatment is ineffective.

Angiofibromad: There are three main types of treatment for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: hormone therapy, radiation therapy and surgery. Hormone therapy involves the use of a drug called flutamide, which acts by blocking testosterone receptors. The activity of this drug is further evidence for a hormonal cause for the condition. Treatment with Flutamide can shrink tumors by more than 40 percent. ...Read more