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Dr. David Kam Dr. Kam
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Is there any nasal preparation can be bought for sore scabs inside the nostrils?

Dr. David Kam Dr. Kam
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Is there any nasal preparation can be bought for sore scabs inside the nostrils?

Bacitracin ointment: You can use that for nasal vestibulitis twice a day for 10 days. See ENT doctor if sores persists. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Tensilon (Definition)

Tensilon is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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Is tensilon test done?

Rarely: While still useful as a discussion point to show how disruption of acetylcholine receptors causes myasthenia gravis, the tensilon test is slowly mbeing supplanted by laboratory and electrical tests that are more sensitive and reliable. ...Read more

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Is tensilon test still done by doctors?

Is tensilon test still done by doctors?

Tensilon test: Tension test is used to diagnose myasthenia gravis. It is done under physician supervision or by physician. ...Read more

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What is tensilon?

A test : The tensilon test is a method to help diagnose myasthenia gravis, lambert-eaton syndrome and other similar brain and nervious system disorders. You will be asked to perform some muscle movements over and over again, such as crossing and uncrossing your legs or getting up from a sitting position in a chair. The health care provider will check whether the tensilon improves your muscle strength. ...Read more

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Why is neostigmine preferred over edrophonium as a treatment for myasthenia gravis?

Why is neostigmine preferred over edrophonium as a treatment for myasthenia gravis?

Different uses: Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors are the first line of treatment due to their safety and ease of use. Pyridostigmine (Mestinon) is the usual choice. Neostigmine is available but not commonly used. Edrophonium is an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor but does not come in an oral form. It is mainly used as a diagnostic agent for MG. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with M.G. by hosp. specialist by symptoms and Tensilon. Neg. EMG and bloods. Responded to Mestinon (pyridostigmine) and Prednisone. Can't get treatment.

Diagnosed with M.G. by hosp. specialist by symptoms and Tensilon.  Neg. EMG and bloods.  Responded to Mestinon (pyridostigmine) and Prednisone. Can't get treatment.

There is more to: this than the tests that you mentioned. There a number of labs to consider and there is such a thing as seronegative MG (all labs negative and doubt from everybody). In the cases of seronegative MG, a single finger EMG helps confirm the diagnosis. Not all neurologists are trained in single fiber EMG and the ones that are typically did advanced EMG training. You may have to see a major center. ...Read more

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My 2 month daughter coughing, what should I use in cough preparation, no fever only cough and even no running nose?

My 2 month daughter coughing, what should I use in cough preparation, no fever only cough and even no running nose?

No good meds: There are no good cough medicines for a twomonth old. Even in older kids their use in actually making a difference in coughs is iffy at best. For an infant, use lots of humidity (stand in a steamy bathroom, etc), use a few saline drops and bulb to suck out nose if needed. Hold in a semi-sitting up position. If cough bad, see doctor - still could be infections from newborn period or influenza! ...Read more

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