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Many hematologists: Evans syndrome is an autoimmune disorder in which the body somehow makes the proteins called antibdies that attack and destroy the red cells as well as plateletes--causing anemia and bleeding problems. Depending on the severity of your condition, steroids and/or IV immunoglobulin is used. If you or someone you know suffering this affliction, consult your doc/hematologist (blood doctor). Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treated for DRESS Syndrome and on steroid therapy. currently experiencing a spreading fungal rash that is not being controlled. What should I do?
Replacing hormones.: Sheehan's syndrome is a rare condition also known as pituitary apoplexy/ischemic stroke in cases of severe postpartum hemorrhage. If the acute event results in chronic hypopituitarism, then adequate hormone replacement and close care by an adult endocrinologist are warranted to avoid severe or even life-threatening complications. Prevention is paramount, with proper perinatal care. ...Read more
Inner ear problem: Meniere's is an episodic problem felt to be a fluid problem of the inner ear. When an attack occurs, there is tinnitus, loss of hearing in the affected ear, and a severe loss of balance making standing up and walking usually impossible. The cause is unknown. The treatment is difficult and includes things like salt depletion, Meclizine tabs, and various elimination diets. See an ENT doc. ...Read more
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Use your mind: Psychotherapy, with a trained pain psychologist is a great therapy for any chronic pain syndrome. It focuses on helping your mind cope and live with the pain, not just cover it up with pain medication. If you stick with it and give it a good try, you can improve your functioning greatly. ...Read more
They aren't great.: There isn't a cure. Changing the activity of the nerves of the ear. Sometiems (not that I've EVER seen) changing the level of sodium in the diet, alternatively medications that change nerve activity. https://vestibular.org/menieres-disease?gclid=Cj0KEQjw-7GxBRCL_Kq6mZSHvdsBEiQA7r8VhN5BhGjN3pOfu9xzZNUdMAzJ6LpF1_xxnpN_7suuvpQaArcb8P8HAQ ...Read more
Surgery: Mayer-rokitansky-küster-hauser syndrome is a condition in which the vagina & uterus either never developed or they are underdeveloped. Females with this condition don’t menstruate but they do have functioning ovaries. There may be accompanying abnormalities of the kidneys, spinal vertebrae, heart or ears. Sexual function can be achieved through surgical intervention. ...Read more
Prognosis is poor: The prognosis is based on Richter Syndrome Score based on patient's performance status,LDH,Platlet Count,The Size of the Lymphoma Tumor and number of prior therapies already received.Overall the median survival is between five and eight months with treatment.Untreated RS is invariable fatal ...Read more
I live in france and have been diagnosed with fernand vidal syndrome. Is this malady recognized in the usa? if so, what is the recommended treatment?
Yes: It is known as aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) in the USA. Treatment includes: asthma therapy (usually leukotriene modifying agents, e.g. Singulair); medical and surgical management of chronic rhinosinusitis; and either avoiding all cox-1 inhibiting NSAIDs (e.g. Advil, (ibuprofen) Aleve) or aspirin-desensitization followed by daily aspirin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Long answer: Bartter's syndrome is an inherited defect in how the kidney handles salt and potassium. Sodium and potassium supplements (maybe calcium and magnesium too) are needed to keep everything in balance. Blood pressure medications are used to help correct the kidney problems. No heavy exercise so you do not become dehydrated. That can cause worse problems with salt & potassium. Eat potassium rich foods. ...Read more
Multimodal manage-: ment of tics that interfere with daily function, associated ADHD, OCD & learning disorders = psychotropic medications, behavioral, family & psychotherapies & environmental manipulations at school/work, home & community. "Teaching the Tiger" is a good book. Join tsa-usa.org. A fact sheet on Tourette Syndrome, www. ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tourette/detail_tourette.htm, also gives good resources. ...Read more
Combination of meds: Treatment starts with daily oral steroids(prednisone)to gain faster control of inflammation followed by "steroid-sparing"meds that control systemic autoimmune disease without the long term serious side-effects of steroids so steroids can be decreased and then stopped.These safer long-term drugs are low dose Methotrexate weekly, imuran, cellcept, (mycophenolate mofetil) and rituximab. Plaquenil is given to prevent flares. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Raynaud's syndrome causes arterial spasm: Most common people have symptoms in their fingers toes and nose with bluish discoloration in response to extreme stress or cold-weather. The cause is controversial but I think it's probably an autoimmune condition. The basic treatment is to keep the extremity warm. So patient with this condition may be wearing gloves in the summertime particularly if they go into a air-conditioned office. ...Read more
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