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What is the treatment for sunstroke?

What is the treatment for sunstroke?

Shade/hydration: Sunstroke occurs when you get dehydrated and run out of sweat, so that your body's thermostat can no longer keep your body cool. Your body relies on water evaporation to stay cool. As long as you drink plenty of water while you're outside, you're not going to get sunstroke. Treatment is getting into the shade immediately and drinking lots of fluids. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Heat Stroke (Hyperthermia) (Definition)

A condition where your body temperature rises to 104-105 degrees (farenheit). Your body overheats as a result of exercising in very high temperatures. ...Read more


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What is the appropriate prompt treatment for stroke?

What is the appropriate prompt treatment for stroke?

Stroke treatment: Prompt treatment for a stroke is to transport the person to the emergency room. They should keep their head down, treat blood pressure gently if needed, review medications, check blood sugar, start IV fluids and get an EKG and head CT without contrast. Certain patients with ischemic stroke may benefit from rapid treatment with a medicine called TPA (alteplase). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acute hypothermia?

What is the  treatment for acute hypothermia?

Please see below.: Call 911 immediately. Treatment includes preventing further heat loss, then careful rewarming, as well as respiratory support. Hypothermia can cause heart rhythm problems, which can require medication, cpr, or a defibrillator. ...Read more

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What treatment for alherosclerosis?

What treatment for alherosclerosis?

Risk reduction: Atherosclerosis is a silent system wide problem driven by genetics, diet and behavior. A lipid profile should be examined, blood pressures checked, diet and exercise evaluated and stop smoking!..Evaluation and guidance by your pcp can help slow progression down, . ...Read more

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Best treatment for bronchoconstriction?

Best treatment for bronchoconstriction?

See a doctor: There are numerous medicines, some for preventing and controlling symptoms and some for quick temporary relief. See a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Treatment for vertigo please?

Treatment for vertigo please?

Depends on cause: Symptomatic relief can come from staying still, taking meclizine, dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) valium, using a scopolamine patch. But often there is otolithic inner ear process which pt can reverse with an epley maneuver. Vertigo can be associated with migraine and cerebrovascular disease, and the underlying cause is treated. Get a diagnosis and direct therapy from there. ...Read more

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What is an effective treatment for rosacea?

What is an effective treatment for rosacea?

Microneedling/lasers: If you have tried medical treatment options with topical or oral medications and still have persistent symptoms then use of multiple sessions of micro needling or use of the Pulse dye laser if your skin is fair are reasonable options to consider. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for adult dehydration?

What is the treatment for adult dehydration?

Replace fluid: If there are ongoing losses, it's important to stop those (such as taking a medication to stop diarrhea or stop vomiting). It is important to replace both fluid (water) and electrolytes (like salt and potassium). If you can take fluid orally, that's best, but sometimes you need IV fluids. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for diarrhea for an adult?

What is the best treatment for diarrhea for an adult?

Diarrhea: Assuming its acute diarrhea - i would go on a clear liquid diet for at least 24hrs - anything you can see thru you can have except alcohol. This will keep you hydrated. Then add food back slowly - starting with a brat diet bananas, rice cereal applesauce and toast. No diary products for at least several days and avoid spicy greasy foods. Immodium/kaopectate works also. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for encephalitis lethargica?

What is the treatment for encephalitis lethargica?

Encephalitis letharg: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/encephalitis_lethargica/encephalitis_lethargica.htm

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What is the treatment for midodrine overdose?

What is the treatment for midodrine overdose?

Call Poison Control: If overdose is suspected, you should call your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Us residents can call the us national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Symptoms of overdose may include "goose bumps, " difficulty urinating, feeling cold. Recommended general treatment, based on the pharmacology of the drug, making them vomit and giving an alpha-sympatholytic med. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for fainting?

What is the treatment for fainting?

The real ?: The real question is what is causing the fainting. Once etiology is determined appropriate treatment can be initiated. ...Read more

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Treatment for dermographism?

Treatment for  dermographism?

Write on skin: Dermatograhism is a fairly common annoying problem where miniimal trauma to the skin causes a localized hive eruption (literally write on the skin). It is caused by localized release of histamine from skin mast cells. Histamine then causing the localized "triple response of lewis", itching, redness, and swelling. It occurs and disappears rapidly. Antihistamines can lessen symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acute schizophrenia?

What is the treatment for acute schizophrenia?

Antipsychotics: Primarily antipsychotic medications. At least those are the foundation of treatment. But additional treatments may be needing as augmentation. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for hypothermia for climbers?

What's the treatment for hypothermia for climbers?

Get warm: Simply doing whatever it takes to warm the body. This includes added layers of clothing, jackets, gloves, etc. There's no medication or something like that if that's what you're wondering. ...Read more

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What is the latest development for better treatment and possible cure for copd?

What is the latest development for better treatment and possible cure for copd?

No cure: There is no cure for COPD, There are several things one can do to alleviate symptoms. In general the list is: 1) smoking cessation 2) Supplemental Oxygen in more severe disease 3) inhaled medications: there are multiple options, inhaled steroids, bronchodilators etc 4) pulmonary rehabilitation ( controlled exercise) 5) vaccinations for pneumonia and the flu. Discuss details with your doctor ...Read more

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What the best medical treatment for " pneumonia"?

What the best medical treatment for " pneumonia"?

For patients that: do not need hospitalization oral antibiotics are usually prescribed. For someone who is 20 years old a standard treatment would be amoxicillin, or my preference is Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) which is a combination of two antibiotics that includes amoxicillin. An alternative is doxycycline which can be taken by people allergic to pen. Also, azithromycin in the for of a 'Z-pack' is a convenient treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Sunstroke (Definition)

Sunstroke = sometimes fatal condition caused by excessive exposure to sun or heat. It can cause ^'ed body ...Read more