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Doctor insights on: Over The Counter Treatment For Adrenoleukodystrophy

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Dr. Harry Chugani
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Adrenoleukodystrophy (Definition)

Adrenoleukodystrophy is a term for a set of rare, inherited conditions where a decreased ability to breakdown some types of fat leads to brain damage, weak muscles, adrenal gland ...Read more


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What treatment is currently used for adrenoleukodystrophy, or ald?

Some treatments: From: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002165/ adrenal dysfunction is treated with steroids (e.g., cortisol). A diet low in very-long-chain fatty acids (vlcfa) and taking special oils (e.g., lorenzo's oil) can lower the blood levels of vlcfa, but doesn't help all patients. Bone marrow transplant is also being tested. See also: http://www.Aldfoundation.Org/. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for trichomanosis?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for trichomanosis?

No - See a Doctor: No, you need Flagel Pills for the most effective treatment. See your Doctor or the Health Department - you should have a full STD screening if you have been exposed to any STD. ...Read more

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What is an over-the-counter treatment for psoriasis?

What is an over-the-counter treatment for psoriasis?

PSORIASIS: Over the counter rx are: emolients, salicylic acid, coal tar ointments, solution or shampoos. ...Read more

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What is good over-the-counter treatment for psoriasis?

What is good over-the-counter treatment for psoriasis?

No such animal.: Unless you have very, very mild psoriasis - which might respond to Hydrocortisone cream - nothing available over the counter in the us is going to make much of a dent in your psoriasis. Sorry, but i've been doing this for 30 years and have yet to see an otc product work, other than skin cap, which turned out to have an illegal steroid in it. See a dermatologist; don't waste money on otc treatments. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for gastroparesis?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for gastroparesis?

Diet: Diet is the only non prescription treatment for gastroparesis. Low fat, low residue diet is recommended. Small frequent meals are also advised. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for cholesteatoma?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for cholesteatoma?

Not recommended: I personally would not recommend otc treatment for this condition. See an ent. ...Read more

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Is there any over-the-counter treatment for allergic pupura?

Is there any over-the-counter treatment for allergic pupura?

Purpura: Purpura is under the skin is not something that is treated with anti allergy meds. You need to remove the offending agent. Did you mean hives maybe? ...Read more