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Doctor insights on: Over The Counter Treatment For Paget's Disease Of Bone

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Is there a cure for osteoporosis coupled with Paget's deasease of the bone?

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Is there a cure for osteoporosis coupled with Paget's deasease of the bone?

Unfortunately no: There is no cure for osteoporosis and no cure for paget's disease of the bone. Osteoporosis is part of the aging process, wear and tear- no we have not found any fountain of youth yet. Medication is available to help osteoporosis and paget's disease of the bone- that is intended to help relief bony pain, and for other indication- ie. Abnormal blood test etc. Please discuss w/ your md in detail. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Can there be any cure for osteoporosis coupled with Paget's deasease of the bone?

Can there be any cure for osteoporosis coupled with Paget's deasease of the bone?

Yes: Paget's disease and osteoporosis are typically treated with the same type of meds called bisphosphonate. However, treatment for pagets requires a higher dosage and can send the disease into remission. ...Read more

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Which is the best treatment for advanced osteporsis(bone disease)?

Which is the best treatment for advanced osteporsis(bone disease)?

Protection: Protection against falls, eliminating (if possible) contributing medications, optimize calcium intake, use a bone protective agent (actonel or miacalcitonin) and assure adequate vitamin d. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Paget disease of the nipple?

What is the treatment for Paget disease of the nipple?

Options: Paget's can be treated with removal of the nipple-areola area (lumpectomy) followed by radiation or total mastectomy which includes the nipple. Chemotherapy is not usually needed. Hormonal therapy is used if the tumor is estrogen or Progesterone positive. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for viral infection of the bone marrow?

Depends: On the virus in question; cmv, vzv, and influenza have established treatments... But others do not. The location of the virus is not as important as the virus itself - most tend to go wherever they may. If bone marrow is affected that affects the chances of recovery, as lymphocytes and monocytes are produced there and are essential for recovery from any infection. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for paget's disease of breast?

What is the treatment for paget's disease of breast?

Surgery: First, mammogram and possibly MRI to determine whether there is more cancer in the breast. If not, then lumpectomy, which would remove the nipple & areola, followed by radiation, is one option. Mastectomy is another option, and reconstruction can be done at the same time. See a breast surgeon or surgical oncologist for a discussion of treatment options. ...Read more

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Desperately searching for treatment for leiosarcoma of the heart with mets to bone.

Desperately searching for treatment for leiosarcoma of the heart with mets to bone.

Review diagnosis: This is a very uncommon situation and you need to make certain that at least two pathologists have concurred on the diagnosis. This being said, you should probably not expect a cure, and even palliation using chemotherapy or radiation may or may not help. You need to be at a big center that sees many rare entities, and also be prepared for the time when the focus needs to be on comfort. ...Read more

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For the treatment of psoriasis,are any of the systemic medications available for use with guttate psoriasis in an adult?

For the treatment of psoriasis,are any of the systemic medications available for use with guttate psoriasis in an adult?

Guttate psoriasis: Janet: guttate psoriasis can come on due to infections like streptococcal infections, or medications like beta blockers (blood pressure med); so be sure not secondary to infections/ drugs. Treatment usually topical (can be difficult with many spots!); UVB or PUVA light treatment can be effective. Medications like methotrexate are also effective in severe cases. Work with your Dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for brittle bone disease?

What is the treatment for brittle bone disease?

Symtomtic treatment: We have to treat people according the fractures they have. ...Read more

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What are some of the treatments, causes, symptoms for deformity of the bone or tend?

Deformity of bones: Depends. Please supply a lot more information concerning your question, to help you with a more informed answer. ...Read more

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Could mastectomy is the only option of treatment for paget"s disease?

Could mastectomy is the only option of treatment for paget"s disease?

For best results: Unfortunately it is diffuse diseases , it involves nipple and areola complex , when this area is removed will be cosmetically unacceptable , and is a aggressive disease are the reasons for mastectomy , although wide resection with good margins possible along with chemo-radiation is possible . It is also easier to reconstruct breast after mastectomy , if needed take a second opinion., discuss. ...Read more

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What is the latest treatment for small cell carcinoma of the lung with bone metastases?

What is the latest treatment for small cell carcinoma of the lung with bone metastases?

Clinical trial: Clinical trial or standard chemotherapy. Bone mets can be treated with bisphosphonate (zometa) or Denosumab (xgeva). Mri of the brain should evaluate for brain mets. Trials: http://clinicaltrials.Gov/ct2/results?Term=small+cell+lung+cancer&recr=open&no_unk=y standard of care chemotherapy is a 2 drug combination with a "platinum". ...Read more

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A patient with 5-year history of Parkinson's disease, takes no drug treatment.Is there any advanced treatment protocol to this condition in the US?

A patient with 5-year history of Parkinson's disease, takes no drug treatment.Is there any advanced treatment protocol to this condition in the US?

Sort of: We have some newer forms of L-DOPA, like Duodopa, and Rytary, and Deep Brain Stimulation seems to be used earlier and in more patients, but otherwise, not any profound advances, so far. However, loads of research programs under supervision of some outstanding Movement Disorder Specialists. If you are available, there may be some areas of benefit to consider. ...Read more

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If the slow-growing follicular non hodgkins lymphoma is in the bone marrow, but only 2%, what are the best options for treatment?

If the  slow-growing follicular non hodgkins lymphoma is in the bone  marrow, but only 2%, what are the best 
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Depends on symptoms: The decision to treat follicular lymphoma is not based on the amount of lymphoma in the bone marrow. If the patient has no symptoms from the lymphoma we often watch the patient closely. Many of these patients will not need treatment for several years. If a patient needs treatment for follicular lymphoma the best treatment is currently a combination of the chemo drugs Rituximab and bendamustine. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lichen eczema disease of the skin?

What is the treatment for lichen eczema disease of the skin?

Topical steroids: Lichen planus and eczema are two different conditions. However, both can be treated with topical or systemic steroids. A dermatologist should be able to help you chose the best treatment option. ...Read more

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Is the shark cartilage a preventative treatment or cure for prostate cancer?|

Is  the shark cartilage a preventative treatment or cure for prostate cancer?|

No: Shark cartilage and other herbal types of medications have never been shown to affect the incidence of the development of prosate cancer. ...Read more

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Bone Diseases (Definition)

Any disease process that affects the skeletal system. Some can be metabolic, such as osteoporosis; others can be infectious, ...Read more