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Treatment For Sarcoptic Mange
Canine Scabies: Sarcoptic mange can infect dogs, cats & farm animals. It is caused by a burrowing mite called sarcoptes scabiei canis.It is very contagious. It causes intense itching, hair loss and crusting of the skin. If you see a dog with this type of mange it may bite or scratch it’s skin. This type of mange may be seen in undernourished or immunocomprimised animals and often leads to secondary infection. ...Read more
Scabies or bedbugs?: Be vigilant for rash around pant line, nipples and in between finger webs. Scabies can be the great masquerader- often missed and spread around easily by caregivers. If there is an animal like a dog around, check for mange- it is communicable to humans as well. Treatment is easy and safe. If there is a chance of bed bugs(look at mattresses, sheets blood spots); look for the bugs closely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be normal: Many people have a below average blood pressure and are just fine. In fact those with a low blood pressure tend to live longer. However, if it is very low or if you have symptoms from it being low, the treatment depends on the reason. It could be related to infection, bleeding, or dehydration for instance. The treatment of these would be different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have mild spastic cerebral palsy. Is there any way to better mange the pain in my knees, legs and feet? It worsens as the weather changes
Chronic pain: I'm not sure what you have tried so far, so i'll mention various options. First treatment options are the various ways to reduce the spasticity of your muscles, including use of muscle relaxants, pt, massage, botox. Next would be actual pain relief with nsaid's.I'd also talk to your doctor about off label use of Lyrica for this pain. Finally, consider yoga, meditation and/or acupuncture for relief. ...Read more
Consider contacting: Animal control in your neighborhood or the spca. ...Read more
I agree with Dr. Fox: Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for dealing with anger problems. Anger management classes can teach you healthier ways to express anger. Getting physical through aerobic activity is an excellent way to help keep anger in check. There are more serene ways to do it – including tai chi, qi gong, acupuncture, massage & meditation. Avoid drugs & don't look alcohol as a solution. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Therapy vs repair: Not all rotator cuff tears are treated the same. Factors such as age of patient, age of the tear, size of tear, location of the tear, and most importantly the symptoms of the patient all help determine the best course of treatment. A trial of nonoperative management with therapy and perhaps an injection is the usual 1st line of treatment. Surgery may be indicated if nonoperative treatment fails. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sex Addiction?: Not everyone considers "sex addiction" a useful diagnosis, in the first place. Read Dr. Marty Klein's thoughtful perspective on it: http://www.martyklein.com/why-sexual-addiction-is-not-a-useful-diagnosis-and-why-it-matters/ Suggest consulting w/ a sex-positive therapist to understand concerns you may have about yourself (or other person) in relation to compulsive sexual behavior. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I help my fiancee get mental health treatment without making it seem forced? He needs help bad...
Eye to eye: It can help, when discussing it, to find things you mutually agree on that might benefit from consultation. Then approaching it curiously together, and perhaps offering to go with him, may be helpful. Also, there are some good websites that can help dispel certain myths about mental health treatment if that is applicable. Nami is good organization run by patients/"consumers" that provides info. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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