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What pain medication most effectively treats transverse myelitis? Are neurontin, (gabapentin) morph, perco, dilauded effective in treating transverse myelitis?

What pain medication most effectively treats transverse myelitis? Are neurontin, (gabapentin) morph, perco, dilauded effective in treating transverse myelitis?

Lyrica (pregabalin): The drug Lyrica (pregabalin) was recently approve to treat the pain of spinal cord trauma, and likely would help in transverse myelitis also. One approach, using an analgesic, might be a Butrans patch, or tramadol er, so discuss with your doctor and see what might be of value. Also, is the transverse myelitis a problem secondary to an underlying disease or just an isolated event? ...Read more

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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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Advanced stage 4 endometriosis. 2015 treated by Hysterectomy + tubes/ovaries. How is recurrence Diagnosed? Currently use estrodiol 1mg for menopause​.

Advanced stage 4 endometriosis. 2015 treated by Hysterectomy + tubes/ovaries. How is recurrence Diagnosed? Currently use estrodiol 1mg for menopause​.

Estrogen: Endometriosis needs estrogens to make symptoms. If after stopping the Estradiol 1mg - which is a low dose and should not cause endometriosis to grow to begin with - symptoms what is thought to be endometriosis persists, that diagnosis needs to be challenged - it's unlikely to be endometriosis. ...Read more

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Can women be successfully treated for non-specific urethritis?

Can women be successfully treated for non-specific urethritis?

Yes: Nonspecific urethritis (NSU), also called nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), is diagnosed only in men. Chlamydia causes about one third of cases, and female partners of infected men are treated with drugs that will cure chlamydia, usually azithromycin or doxycycline. If no chlamydia, most women have nothing obviously wrong, but treatment is recommended to prevent problems and reinfection of partners. ...Read more

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A 42yr female,posted for TAH,received IV dopamine200mg accidentally in OT,but managed successfully.What are effects & management of dopamine toxicity?

A 42yr female,posted for TAH,received IV dopamine200mg accidentally in OT,but managed successfully.What are effects & management of  dopamine toxicity?

Dopamine: is a naturally occurring substance. Accidental administration can cause irregular or fast heart rate, high blood pressure, maybe headache. It is metabolized very quickly, it's half life is about 2 minutes. So no treatment is really needed unless the heart rate, high blood pressure is severe. Since you are communicating with us now, it seems it all turned out fine. You can put it behind you. ...Read more

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How are chronic kidney disease (CKD) treated differently by patients' age, race, and gender?

How are chronic kidney disease (CKD) treated differently by patients' age, race, and gender?

Complicated issue: The issue more complicated than can be addressed in 400 characters. Please consult this site for info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-disease/basics/definition/con-20026778 ...Read more

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What is stameta used for? which diseases are treated by drinking stameta?

What is stameta used for? which diseases are treated by drinking stameta?

PlaceboByAnyOther...: There is a general rule about medicines: If one drug is claimed to cure or help many problems or many medications are used to treat one problem then Houston, we have a problem. Not always, but it often applies. With regards to Stameta: aloe, ascorbic acid, aniseed oil and magnesium sulphate looks to be in a class of its own supposedly curing everything from pregnancy to gout. Guess what I think. ...Read more

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How can uterine cancer be treated with alternative medicine?

How can uterine cancer be treated with alternative medicine?

Complimentary med: Your cancer cannot be treated by alternative medicine. Unless the tumour is removed and all routes of metastasis are removed. Herbs and plants can provide palliative therapy. But they are not toxic enough to treat a tumour. Otherwise they will kill good tissue. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with chronic non-atrophic gastritis H. Pyori +. Is this combination of meds OK?: bismuth potassium citrate/ tinidazole/ clarithromycin.

Diagnosed with chronic non-atrophic gastritis H. Pyori +. Is this combination of meds OK?: bismuth potassium citrate/ tinidazole/ clarithromycin.

H pylori regimens: We often use a combination of 3-4 medications for various 7-14d to treat H pylori infections (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3449761/table/t1-ceg-5-151/). There are some concerns for clarithromycin resistance. Don't consume alcohol while taking Metronidazole. While your regimen is "ok", it doesn't appear to match standard of care nor include proton pump inhibitor. ...Read more

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Can biliary ascariasis be treated by oral medication or is minor operations necessary? Thanks

Can biliary ascariasis be treated by oral medication or is minor operations necessary? Thanks

Ascariasis: Treatment includes medicines that paralyze or kill intestinal parasitic worms, such as Albendazole or mebendazole. These medicines should not be used for pregnant patients. Pyrantel pamoate is the preferred medication for pregnant patients. If there is a blockage of the intestine caused by a large number of worms, endoscopy may be used to remove the worms. In rare cases, surgery is needed. ...Read more

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Where can I find an injection named bonista teriparatide manufactured by ranbaxy laboratories?

Where can I find an injection named bonista teriparatide manufactured by ranbaxy laboratories?

In India: Hi. Teriparatide is the most potent drug we have for osteoporosis, but it's only available in the US as Forteo from Eli Lilly. Bonista (NOT to be confused with Boniva, (ibandronate) a bisphosphonate drug for osteoporosis) is a generic teriparatide available from Ranbaxy only is India. If you have severe osteoporosis, I suggest you see a doc comfortable with treating that and discuss options. Fall prevention! ...Read more

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Have a-fib, cad, and hbp.A-fib caused by osa.Heart is fine. Diagnosed adhd. Which rx's for ADHD can be used safely?

Have a-fib, cad, and hbp.A-fib caused by osa.Heart is fine. Diagnosed adhd. Which rx's for ADHD can be used safely?

Your psychiatrist : Will definitely want clearance from your cardiologist before using either stimulants, which increase blood pressure ; pulse rate, or the non-stimulants that lower blood pressure (intuniv, kapvay) . The non-stimulant strattera (atomoxetine) may be your best bet, but you still need close monitoring ; good communication amongst your primary care physician, psychiatrist , cardiologist ; yourself. ...Read more

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Which add/adhd medication is most commonly prescribed by doctors?

Which add/adhd medication is most commonly prescribed by doctors?

MPH / AMP: The most effective and most commonly prescribed meds for ADHD are Methylphenidate-MPH (i.e., Ritalin, (methylphenidate) Concerta, Metadate), or Dextroamphetamine-AMP (i.e., Dexedrine, Adderall). Effect is dose dependent and should be increased until the patient feels continuous full-day effect, which means from waking until bedtime. The last dose of the day should drop off no sooner than 2-hours before bedtime. ...Read more

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Has anyone cured an illness called achalasia?

Has anyone cured an illness called achalasia?

No: Achalasia is a problem with the nerves in the esophagus not working to coordinate the muscle. There is no known cure, but the symptoms can be relieved by treating the valve at the lower portion of the esophagus, such as Botox (not good, makes other treatments more difficult), balloon dilation ( usually at least two times), laparoscopic muscle splitting (surgery) and endoscopic surgery (poem). ...Read more

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Is np caused by chemotherapy curable?

Is np caused by chemotherapy curable?

Np?: Could you be more specific as to what "np" is, then we can help answer your question. ...Read more

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3 years s/p ex lap for endometriosis, symptoms returned, no insurance and can't afford medication, intense pain, what do I do?

3 years s/p ex lap for endometriosis, symptoms returned, no insurance and can't afford medication, intense pain, what do I do?

Free clinic : Consider low dose birth control from planned parenthood or a local free clinic in your area. Generics are available for as little as $10 for a three month supply (or free from the above clinics). ...Read more

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I have severe endometriosis and I just had surgery to take some fibroids out they want to give me medication to make me go through menopause im 32

Temporary: The medicine will not truly put you in menopause, it is temporary and completely reversible when you stop the drug. The med is for pain mangement; if you don't want to use it, talk with your docotr. ...Read more

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Even though anastrozole isn't approved by the fda doctor seems to think this will work? what are your opinions on this medication for endometriosis

Even though anastrozole isn't approved by the fda doctor seems to think this will work? what are your opinions on this medication for endometriosis

Anastrazole: It sounds reasonable. It is very common for doctors to use medicines for off-label purposes. If you don't trust your doctor, then I am curious about your therapeutic relationship. You could always get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Dr please help.I think i suffer from dysmenorrhea but over the counter medications ALWAYS work for me. Should i check to see if i have endometriosis?

If concerned, yes: If you are concerned enough to ask this question then you should seek out a GYN MD to assess for Endometriosis. This disease is progressive, in many instances, and can interfere with future conception. ...Read more

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Lupron (leuprolide) depot not covered by ins.. Pharmacy will not accept medication discount from drug company. Any lower cost alternatives for tx of endometriosis?

Lupron (leuprolide) depot not covered by ins.. Pharmacy will not accept medication discount from drug company. Any lower cost alternatives for tx of endometriosis?

Endo: First off, i wouldn't give up so easily. Call the pharmaceutical company and ask for help obtaining your prescription from a different pharmacy. But if that fails, there are other less effective options: Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) continuous low dose birth control pills, and danocrine. And, i've seen people get pain relief from acupuncture! also an herbal supplement called "pine bark extract" may help. ...Read more

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My wife had an endometriosis due to chocolate csyst then 3 months of zoladex (goserelin) 3.5 mg medication.How are the chances f having a healthy pregnancy.

My wife had an endometriosis due to chocolate csyst then 3 months of zoladex (goserelin) 3.5 mg medication.How are the chances f having a healthy pregnancy.

Patent Tubes?: Hard to counsel your chances without all the information available. One thing to consider though is that endometriosis to the degree that leads to a cyst requiring surgical removal may sometimes affect the tubes, which if they're not open, then your chances are 0%. Hysterosalpingogram is a study that injects dye through the cervix to determine if the tubes are open. ...Read more

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My mother was given a medication named progestin. What is this and how effective is it in the treatment of endometriosis?

My mother was given a medication named progestin. What is this and how effective is it in the treatment of endometriosis?

Very: Depending on the amount of disease, progesterones may stunt the progression of the disease. Removal of the disease by laparoscopy may be needed if hormonal medication is unsatisfactory for the patient. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and suffer really bad menstrual cramps. I take apo-ketorolac, is there another form of medication i can take(non generic)?

Use Caution: Ketorolac (toradol) should not be used for over 5 days! it can cause sever GI problems. Consult with your doc regarding over nsaids that might be safer for you to use keeping in mind that all such drugs have effects on bleeding, tendency to cause blood clots, increase the risk of high blood pressure and cause GI ulcers. A cox ii specific med like Celebrex (celecoxib) (celicoxib) might be saferif ok wih doctor. ...Read more

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When i have bad cramps, I vomit and have chills during period. If taking over the counter medication I have no sickness. Could i have Endometriosis?

Possible: Painful periods are one of the symptoms of endometriosis. Consider seeing an Obgyn and discussing options for making an accurate diagnosis and discussing treatment options that can be used for painful periods ...Read more

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My Dr gave me Naproxen and Lidocaine 4 % to treat painful intercourse. Are those the right medication ? I have bad endometriosis.

My Dr gave me Naproxen and Lidocaine 4 % to treat painful intercourse. Are those the right medication ? I have bad endometriosis.

Article: This would need a more detailed answer and more information for someone to actually give you better advice than the md that knows you. Having said that. Think this article will help you http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/endometri/conditioninfo/pages/treatment.aspx Cheers C ...Read more

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How is endometriosis treated?

Multiple ways: Once endometriosis is diagnosed (usually with surgery), depending on the severity, it can be treated with hormone suppressing medications. Sometimes in mild cases, oral contraceptive pills can help. In severe cases where large cysts have formed or where it is causing blockage of the bowels or urinary system, surgery is needed and may require a hysterectomy with removal of the ovaries. ...Read more

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How is endometriosis typically treated?

Combination: Depending on symptoms endometriosis is treated with a combination of medications and surgery. The only sure way to diagnose endometriosis is to see the lesions during surgery. If seen the lesions are usually removed. ...Read more

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What happens when endometriosis is not treated?

What happens when endometriosis is not treated?

Misery...: There are many treatment options for endometriosis. Unless your symptoms are minor and stable - do not suffer needlessly. You always have a say in how aggressive a treatment plan to pursue. Work closely with your fp or gyn. ...Read more

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What are some of the non-drug treatments for Endometriosis?

What are some of the non-drug treatments for Endometriosis?

The non drug treatments for Endometriosis include:: Laparoscopic surgery, Surgery, complete hysterectomy -- with removal of both ovaries. ...Read more

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My pain m. Dr. Suspects that my endometriosis may be growing on my spine . I'm 34 yrs old with stage 4. How would this be diagnosed and treated?

My pain m. Dr. Suspects that  my endometriosis may be growing on my spine . I'm 34 yrs old with stage 4. How would this be diagnosed and treated?

Pretty rare: Endometriosis has been found pretty much everywhere in the body, although rare, i suppose it could be on your spine. Is your pain coincident with your menses? Have imaging studies shown lesions? Have you had laparoscopic resections in the past? I would recommend seeing a specialist (gyn surgeon) & strongly consider a gnrh agonist (lupron) for diagnostic & hopefully curative reasons. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long endometriosis treated of single couples who wants to concieve very first.What is earliest possible to b fertile in this case?

How long endometriosis treated of single couples who wants to concieve very first.What is earliest possible to b fertile in this case?

Not sure : I'm not sure what your question is. Was your endometriosis treated with a medication and you're worried about when you might be able to conceive after receiving this medication? Or are you wondering if given a diagnosis of endometriosis, how long it takes to conceive? If the latter, then you could get pregnant right away. Having endometriosis doesn't mean that you have infertility only ^ risk. ...Read more