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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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Is there a non-surgical treatment for hydrocephalus?

Is there a non-surgical treatment for hydrocephalus?

Not really: Although there are medications that decrease spinal fluid production, they do not do enough to treat true hydrocephalus. There are many surgical options, such as a shunt or a third ventriculostomy, but surgery is required for active hydrocephalus. ...Read more

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Help! Need to know if there's a non-surgical treatment for appendicitis?

Help! Need to know if there's a non-surgical treatment for appendicitis?

No good one.: Appendicitis was 99% fatal before antibiotics. Today with prompt surgical treatment it is rarely fatal. If you have appendicitis, get treatment now. Removal before rupture has a quick recovery, while ruptured appendicitis is associated with a prolonged recovery and more long term complications. ...Read more

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For how long should one avoid gym after conservative (non surgical) treatment of appendicitis?

For how long should one avoid gym after conservative (non surgical) treatment of appendicitis?

Shouldn't matter: Exercise shouldn't be a factor, however common sense and logic would suggest to limit your activities as tolerated. In other words, if it hurts, back off the activity for a while. ...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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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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What is the best non-surgical treatment for big hips?

What is the best non-surgical treatment for big hips?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a some will probably be hip fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Try toning with plie, dumbell squats, squat w kick-back, single leg front raises, toe taps, clock lunge, step ups w knee raise, lunge jumps ; squat jumps. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, are there any non surgical treatment for endometriosis?

Hi doctors, are there any non surgical treatment for endometriosis?

Yes: Mild caes can be treated with pain control with non steroidal anti inflammatories and also hormonal treatments can be used in some situations. Consult with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What are causes of narrowing of neck of bladder and what non surgical treatment is available?

What are causes of narrowing of neck of bladder and what non surgical treatment is available?

Many possible causes: Narrowing or contracture of the bladder neck is usually a side effect of surgery or radiation for conditions such as prostate cancer. Primary bladder neck obstruction is not well understood, but may be caused by fibrotic scarring or neurologic dysfunction leading to altered muscle tone. Medications called alpha-blockers are the primary treatment, & several studies have shown symptom improvement. ...Read more

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What is the best non-surgical treatment for slightly loose facial skin for a woman 40 yrs old.?

What is the best non-surgical treatment for slightly loose facial skin for a woman 40 yrs old.?

Facial Skin: New fractional laser resurfacing laser skin tightening techniques are a great improvement. By fractionating or breaking up the laser into many small beams, untreated areas are left to speed healing and complications are less common. The new fractional resurfacing techniques also can go deeper into the dermis to firm up the deeper collagen and elastin layers. ...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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Best non surgical treatment for meniscus injury?

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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What's a non surgical treatment for facial wrinkles?

What's 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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What's a good non surgical treatment for facial wrinkles?

What's a good non surgical treatment for facial wrinkles?

Prevention important: Most important is prevention of wrinkles from occurring; clean, moisturize, limit sun exposure over a lifetime, particular during youth (loss of elastic tissue). Smoking? Can c wrinkles across room. Various retinols. A whole bunch of products promise a lot, deliver a little. Botox, yes, but must redo repeatedly. Dermatologist will pitch their products, but go anyway to learn approach for life. ...Read more

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What is the effectiveness of spinal decompression non-surgical treatment?

What is the effectiveness of spinal decompression non-surgical treatment?

Limited: It is a form of traction using a machine to pull on the spine, somewhat like pulling on two ends of a rope. It can give temporary relief of neck, back, arm, or leg pain. For mild cases, it might be effective. The problem of proving effectiveness is the variability of spinal problems among sufferers, and the tendency for some to get better with time (regardless or in spite of treatment). ...Read more

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How is physical therapy used in the non-surgical treatment of back and neck?

How is physical therapy used in the non-surgical treatment of back and neck?

Very effective: In general, the goals of back pain exercises and physical therapy are to decrease back pain, increase function, and provide education on a maintenance program to prevent further recurrences. ...Read more

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Jammed finger and now it's crooked and it's been 4 weeks. Is it too late for a non-surgical treatment?

Jammed finger and now it's crooked and it's been 4 weeks. Is it too late for a non-surgical treatment?

See below: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

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What is a non-surgical treatment of planar warts in shaving area aside from freezing? Iis zyclara effective? Any other cream / organic treatment?

What is a non-surgical treatment of planar warts in shaving area aside from freezing? Iis zyclara effective? Any other cream / organic treatment?

Veregen (sinecatechins): I assume you mean genital. Yes zyclara is somewhat effective but there are othe prescription options such as veregen, (sinecatechins) which I prefer over zyclara of the topicals for this. ...Read more

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Non-surgical treatment for abdominal adhesions?

Non-surgical treatment for abdominal adhesions?

Bowel obstruction: Surgical treatment for bowel obstruction related to abdominal adhesions is called exploratory laparotomy with lysis of adhesions. It can be performed open or laprascopically. Without bowel obstruction, adhesions are not treated surgically. Some docs will make a preliminary diagnosis of adhesions when patient presents with abdominal pain. The surgeon makes the diagnosis of bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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What is the non surgical treatment of ovarian cyst of size 7×7×7?

What is the non surgical treatment of ovarian cyst of size 7×7×7?

Units please.: There is a big difference in management if the cyst is 7mm versus 7 cm. A 7mm cyst wouldn't require any treatment. With a 7 cm cyst, treatment options would depend partly on the description of the cyst (for example simple versus complex). But a cyst larger than about 4 cm is at risk of ovarian torsion (twisting on it's stalk) which may cause loss of the ovary and a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for a calcaneus-cuboid luxation/chronic instability that is better then other? Is there any specific non-surgical treatment?

Is there any treatment for a calcaneus-cuboid luxation/chronic instability that is better then other? Is there any specific non-surgical treatment?

May need orthotics: See a podiatrist for a recommendation on if orthotics could be right for you. If you want to try an over-the-coubter product first, try spenco total support. Http://www. Spenco. Com/products/footcare/total-support-insoles insoles. ...Read more

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I've a bulge in L5 and as a result I sometime feels acute pain in my left leg while walking. What is the best non surgical treatment for this problem?

I've a bulge in L5 and as a result I sometime feels acute pain in my left leg while walking. What is the best non surgical treatment for this problem?

MRI: You need a MRI to see how bad the budge is. Based on that, you should f/u with an orthopedic. Sensory signs are not a good sign, and should be f/u as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Seeking non-surgical treatment options for adolescent bilateral grade 3 spondylolysis (pars defects) with herniated l5-s1 disc?

Seeking non-surgical treatment options for adolescent bilateral grade 3 spondylolysis (pars defects) with herniated l5-s1 disc?

Options: Congenital variety genetic origin occuring in 6% us population in particularly in certain high level athletes like swimmers, gymnasts, pitchers, football linemen to name a few. Most treated non operatively including associated with herniated disc with bracing, physical therapy & medication and activity modification. Epidural steroid injections can also be considered with 90% treated nonop. ...Read more

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Perioscopy is a fast, non-surgical treatment for periodontal disease. Why is it very difficult to find a dental office that has this endoscope?

Perioscopy is a fast, non-surgical treatment for periodontal disease. Why is it very difficult to find a dental office that has this endoscope?

Dental scope: I have never hear of perioscopy in dentistry. Maybe it is periodontal surgery done under a microscope. This is not needed, periodontal surgery can be accomplished with dental loupes like most dentists have. This is probably a higher fee for no better treatment. If you are talking about a root canal then a microscope can help for difficult cases. Every endodontist Has a endoscope for root canals ...Read more

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I have uncomplicated Xanthelasma on both lower eye lids. Looking for non surgical treatment in NJ preferably using TCA. Anyone know of any NJ doctors?

I have uncomplicated Xanthelasma on both lower eye lids. Looking for non surgical treatment in NJ preferably using TCA. Anyone know of any NJ doctors?

Are you sure?: In my experience, xanthelasma are uncommon on the lower lids. Have you seen an ophthalmologist for evaluation? You should. ...Read more

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