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What is done for plaque psoriasiswhats?

What is done for plaque psoriasiswhats?

Topical therapy: Treatment depends on the size and number of the placques. One or a few can be treated with topical agents to decrease the thickness of the placque and treat the inflammation. Topical steroids and vitamin d is a current successful combination. Intralesional steroids or topical steroids under occlusion may also be used. ...Read more

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Retirement (Definition)

Generally, women who are pregnant may continue to work during their pregnancy. Some women are able to work right up until they are ready to deliver, while others may need to cut back on their work schedule or stop completely before their due date. Whether you can work during your pregnancy or not depends on your health, the health of the baby, and the type of ...Read more


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What is plaque and why is it so harmful?

What is plaque and why is it so harmful?

Dental plaque: Treatment for dental plaque will reduce the risk for dental caries (cavities) and gingivitis. Regular brushing and flossing reduces that chance that plaque will damage the tooth enamel. Professional dental cleaning removes plaque and tartar that cannot be removed by brushing and flossing. Professional cleaning, performed once or twice a year, lso can prevent the build-up of plaque. ...Read more

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Could you define plaque arterioscleosis?

Could you define plaque arterioscleosis?

Check out this link.: Best wishes! http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/conditions/cholesterol/whycholesterolmatters/atherosclerosis_ucm_305564_article.Jsp#maincontent.

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What is plaque and what causes it to form?

What is plaque and what causes it to form?

Saliva deposits: Dental tooth plaque is formed from deposits from your saliva. Some people have more such deposits than other people. It is a factor of your saliva. You can do proper toothbrushing to prevent a build-up of plaque deposits on your teeth. You can also use listerine plaque preventive mouthwash, which helps reduce the build-up with proper toothbrushing. If you get a lot of plaque go to the dentist. ...Read more

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Is mucoid plaque a real thing?

Is mucoid plaque a real thing?

Hard to know...: Like many alternative medicine concepts there is controversy about this ; not enough info to answer this definitively. Most docs don't believe in it ; their view is summarized by wikipedia (which is skeptical about most alternatives): http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/mucoid_plaque on the pro mucoid plaque side read http://www.Cleanse.Net/colonplaquemucoidplaque.Html i really don't know. See comment:. ...Read more

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What is plaque buildup in arteries?

What is plaque buildup in arteries?

Atherosclerosis: Narrowing or 'hardening of the arteries' seems like the body's way of planned obsolescence--or complete wearing out. Over time our arteries become more narrow and certain conditions speed up the process: smoking, diabetes (and overweight/metabolic syndrome), hi blood pressure, and hi cholesterol. Exercise can slow down the process. Plaque build up in arteries leads to heart attack and strokes. ...Read more

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Can natural mouthwash cause plaque?

Can natural mouthwash cause plaque?

Natural mouthwash?: I am not sure what you are referring to when you say "natural" mouthwash and therefore i can't answer your question accurately. Please re-post your question with more specific information and why you are asking the question. Do you have a problem with plaque buildup? ...Read more

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How to best reduce plaque on cornea?

How to best reduce plaque on cornea?

Depends: This depends on the type of plaque. Sometimes chemical sare use ti dissolve the plaque, other times the plaque is removed manually with instruments. ...Read more

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How does plaque form in the arteries?

How does plaque form in the arteries?

Calcium and platlets: Theory is bacteria damage internal lining of arteries causing small ulcers next invaded by white blood cells and coat of fats (cholesterol), calcium, & a mat of blood platlets, all called plaque. It is as if the arteries have their own patch repair kit. Overtime plaque cracks and process recurs causing buildup that blocks ready passage of blood &, if bore of artery closed off, an heart attack. ...Read more

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Why does plaque form in the arteries?

Why does plaque form in the arteries?

Family practice : As we age our arteries develope small cracks on its walls. Many things can speed up this process. Smoking , diabetes, hypertension and family history. Cholesterol comes along and tries to patch these areas up. Over time it justs builds up. If we have a high cholesterol or triglyceride the build up is faster. So it is important to correct all those factors to help prevent stroke and heart attack. ...Read more

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What causes plaque build up in arteries?

What causes plaque build up in arteries?

Inflammation: It is an ongoing process of damage, inflammation, and scarring that progressively obstructs the blood flow. It is exacerbated by lifestyle, health, family history/heredity, and environmental factors. ...Read more

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How to deal with plaque/tartar on retainer?

How to deal with plaque/tartar on retainer?

Use Denture Cleanser: Soak in a denture cleanser. If the retainer has metal on it, then use a denture cleanser that is safe for partial dentures. ...Read more

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How to remove plaque besides going to a dentist?

How to remove plaque besides going to a dentist?

Brush: Just so we are talking about the same thing, plaque is the soft stuff that easily comes off, and tartar is the calcified stuff. We all get plaque, every day, and if you notice it on your teeth, it is only there because you miss it when you brush or floss. Refine your technique and see what happens! ...Read more

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Can plaque build up in your arteries be reversed?

Not really: Plaque build up is one of the causes for poor blood flow to the brain and heart, causing strokes and heart attacks. Seeing your doc and getting a cholesterol test would help the doctor decide if you qualify for statin therapy. An asa a day also may help, but i dont know too many 34 Y.O. Males on asa therapy for arteriosclerosis. Go see your doc and he can test you. Diet & exercise is the key. ...Read more

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What are the causes of plaque buildup in the arteries?

What are the causes of plaque buildup in the arteries?

Atherosclerosis: Caused by fats being stored in the walls of the arteries creating plaques. Other contributing factors are smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure. Dietshigh in fats also are problematic. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Skin plaques?

What is the definition or description of: Skin plaques?

Skin plaques: Skin plaques . Skin is the outermost tissue that covers a person's body. A plaque is broad, raised lesion on the skin. ...Read more

Plaque (Definition)

A plaque is a broad, raised area on the skin. For example, patients with psoriasis have a lot of scaly plaques on their ...Read more