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Treatment of infantigo?

Treatment of infantigo?

Antibiotics: This is also known more commonly as impetigo. It is usually caused by strep and /or staph bacteria. It does require antibiotics to be cured although these can be oral or topical. But must be gotten by prescription from a doctor. ...Read more

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Dystonia (Definition)

A condition characterized by persistent or intermittent muscle contractions that cause abnormal, often repetitive, movements, postures, or both. The movements are usually patterned and twisting, ...Read more


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Is botox for the treatment of blepharospasm?

Is botox for the treatment of blepharospasm?

Blepharospasm: A neurotoxin can block the muscle action that is causing the blepharospasm. ...Read more

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Treatment of vetiligo?

Treatment of vetiligo?

Vitiligo: Tx involves topical corticosteroid cream or ointment if early in the disease, topical ointments containing immunomodulators such as tacrolimus especially for face & neck, oral or topical psoralin plus ultraviolet light, laser, depigmentation therapy, surgery (skin grafts). ...Read more

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Symptoms of dystonia?

Symptoms of dystonia?

Involuntary movement: Dystonia symptoms will vary with type you have. Most frequently there is cramping, or tightening of muscles after heavy use or during stress. Handwriting may worsen after a line or so of writing, a foot may turn inward, head may turn as the neck muscles tighten. ...Read more

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Treatment of bronchiastasisl?

Treatment of bronchiastasisl?

Keep Mucus Clear: Bronchiectasis is an abnormal enlargement of the airways. The main symptom is cough with mucus production. The most important thing is to keep the airways clear of secretions. Sometimes, antibiotics are needed to treat occasional infections. It is definitely treatable, and you can live a great life with it. ...Read more

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Can dbs cure the cognitive effects of parkinson's?

Can dbs cure the cognitive effects of parkinson's?

No: Dbs only treats the movement components of parkinson's disease. In some cases, it can exacerbate the cognitive components of parkinson's disease. ...Read more

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What is the duration of prophylactic treatment of migraines?

What is the duration of prophylactic treatment of migraines?

Duration of action: Often prophy treatment for migraines lasts 24 hours. For botox injections, it can last 3 months. The duration depends on what is being used, and how long it has been used for. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of flaccid paralysis?

What is the treatment of flaccid paralysis?

Need detail: Your question can not be answered without knowing what is paralyses, how long the problem exists and what caused it. In general physical therapy can help. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for spasmodic torticollis?

What is the treatment for spasmodic torticollis?

Muscle relaxers, and: Nsaid's if indicated. Therapy and massage with stretching exercises by a therapist. In young kids sometimes surgery would be indicated. Consult your orthopod for proper DX and treatment. ...Read more

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Which is the best treatment of Parkinson's disease?

Which is the best treatment of Parkinson's disease?

Depends on severity: Initially, may be best to use a Dopamine agonist (ropinorole, pramipexole, etc). Later l-dopa, and maybe add entacapone. If severe, and over 5-7 yrs, perhaps deep brain stimulation. Azilect (rasagiline) may be useful at times. In essence, different meds may be used best at different stages. This is the "art of medicine". ...Read more

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What is the proper treatment for progressive supranuclear palsy?

What is the proper treatment for progressive supranuclear palsy?

The right doctor: I believe it is important to be seen by a movement disorders neurologist for this neurodegenerative disease. This is a very difficult disease to treat. A patient may need very high doses of levodopa. Oftentimes issues such as feeding tubes are at the fore. A specialist will have more experience dealing with this rare disease and may have other options (i.e. Clinical trials) available. ...Read more

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Whats the treatment of psychotic depression?

Whats the treatment of psychotic depression?

See below: Combination of antipsychotics to help with psychotic symptoms and antidepressants to help with depressive symptoms. You need to talk to your psychiatrist about the medications that fit you best based on your general health, other meds you're taking, etc. Psychotherapy will also help to establish circumstance that trigger depression and help develop management plan for future episodes. ...Read more

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What is preventation and treatment of dermalipodystrophy?

What is preventation and treatment of dermalipodystrophy?

Rotate areas of shot: If you are giving yourself injection or if someone is giving you shots such as insulin, rotate the areas where you are getting shots in order to avoid atrophy of the underlying adipose tissue. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for infantile paralysis?

Depends on cause.: There are many possible causes of infantile paralysis, and correct treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more

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Treatment of disalignment of cervical spine?

Treatment of disalignment of cervical spine?

If no pain no worry: If no symptoms in terms of pain or neurologic symptoms or findings, don't worry unless physician believes that the spine has an instability then you would need surgery. Otherwise, the spine can change its alignment due to degeneration or due to muscular issues or even related to disc herniation or spinal stenosis. If those are causing symptoms you treat them, not how the spine lines up ! ...Read more

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Sir what is the treatment of spastic diplegia?

Sir what is the treatment of spastic diplegia?

Several: There are multiple treatments that can be used to treat the spasticity related to spastic diplegic cerebral palsy. The main consideration is making sure that the treatment does not make the legs too weak and affects walking ability. Medications, physical therapy, injections with botulinum toxin and surgery (last resort). May all be used depending on the patient and his/her functional goals. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for the general anxiety disorder type of diagnosis?

Depends: Sometims a type of counseling called cognitive behavioral therapy is what's needed. Sometimes drugs called benzodiazepines are used, but that should be a temporary thing. Antidepressants and some drugs that are also used to treat seizures are often used. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for muscle rigidity?

What is the treatment for muscle rigidity?

Varies: The extreme would be stiff man syndrome, but cramps and spasticity might be answer. Parkinson's disease can cause rigidity, and tight muscles can be seen even in fibromyalgia. See a neurologist, get examined, obtain diagnosis and then get treated. ...Read more

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Is neurogenic bladder a side effect of bortizomib in the treatment of of multiple myeloma ?

Is neurogenic bladder a side effect of bortizomib in the treatment of of multiple myeloma ?

Possible: Bortezomib, the proteosome inhibitor is licensed for use in multiple myeloma. It has also been used to treat antibody mediated transplant rejection. One side effect is peripheral neruopathy--about 10% of patients. One can speculate that the same mechanism can cause either a failure to emtpy or some urgency of urination. You would need a formal urodynamic assessment to determine this. ...Read more

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Have a successful experience in the treatment of vegetative vascular dystonia? I want to cure this disease. but I'm from Russia.

Have a successful experience in the treatment of vegetative vascular dystonia? I want to cure this disease. but I'm from Russia.

Sorry, but...: Vegetative-vascular dystonia is not recognized as a disease or syndrome in the West. It simply doesn't exist here as a concept. Most doctors over here have never heard of it, and to those few who have, it's one of those odd things the Russians have thought up that no one else takes seriously. ????? ??? ????? ? ?????? ??????? ????? ???????! Good luck finding an answer to your problem. ...Read more