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What is pulmonia is that treatable?

Pneumonia: Bacterial and fungal pneumonias are treatable but primary viral pneumonias are often resistant to treatments like antibiotics or antiviral medications. ...Read more

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Is polyscithemia treatable?

Is polyscithemia treatable?

Yes: Polycythemia is an increased number of red blood cells in the blood. Schedule an appt with your doctor to determine the cause of the polycythemia and they can create a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Is vittiligo actually treatable?

Is vittiligo actually treatable?

Yes: This is a tough disease, but some people respond to treatments such as topical steroids, Protopic ointment, phototherapy, and excimer laser. You should be evaluated for other autoimmune diseases as they can often go together. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is tortecollis treatable? And what causes tortecollis?

Is tortecollis treatable? And what causes tortecollis?

Yes: There many causes for torticollis, congenital muscular torticollis, acquired torticollis, spasmodic torticollis, acquired torticollis in infants. Most of those are treatable by treating the underline cause of the torticollis. ...Read more

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Is hodgin totally treatable if discovered at its early stages?

Yes: If caught early and the type of histology is favorable it is totally treated with very high success rate. ...Read more

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Is dermatitis treatable?

Is dermatitis treatable?

Yes: In most cases, dermatitis is treatable, but there are many different reasons for dermatitis, i.e. Infection rash, sunburn, chemical exposure. Dermatitis is a broad term meaning "inflammation of the skin". Depending on the cause will determine the treatment. ...Read more

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Is astigmatism treatable?

Is astigmatism treatable?

Yes: Refractive correction, i.e. Glasses, contacts, laser, incisions, implants, etc. Should distinguish regular vs. Irregular through topography. ...Read more

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Is thalassemia treatable?

Is thalassemia treatable?

By blood transfusion: In thalassemia patients who are very anemic, and have symptoms from their anemia, periodic transfusions is the usual treatment. If they have had many transfusions, their bodies will get iron overload from the past transfusions (chelation therapy to remove iron may be needed). The cure for thalassemia major is through bone marrow transplantation. ...Read more

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