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What treatment should someone follow if she has glucose intolerance only in the morning before breakfast ?

What treatment should someone follow if  she has glucose intolerance only in the morning before breakfast ?

Glucose intolerance: Go see your doctor and get tested for diabetes by having a hemoglobin a1c level. If it elevated, it means you have diabetes. If you do, see if you have any risk factors that be modified, such as obesity. Ask your doctor for more advice. ...Read more

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Hi what to eat if you have lactose and fructose intolerance is any treatment available please reply thx..

Hi what to eat if you have lactose and fructose intolerance is any treatment available please reply thx..

Lactose Intolerance: Look for lactose free dairy products and consider lactaid pills. Schedule with a dietitian to discuss the sucrose intolerance. ...Read more

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My sister son boy 3year old had lactose intolerance we cut all the milk product what is the treatment of this condition ??is long life problem

My sister son boy 3year old had lactose intolerance we cut all the milk product what is the treatment of this condition
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See below.: Eliminating lactose-containing food is the treatment. If he is better with that dietary change, stick with it for now. Your sister can discuss re-introducing dairy in the future with his pediatrician. Some children do "outgrow" this issue, but some certainly have it through their lives. ...Read more

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Are allergy drops or allergy shots available for treatment of food allergy/ or intolerance or are they only 4 treating environmental allergens ?

Are allergy drops or allergy shots available for treatment of food allergy/ or intolerance or are they only 4 treating environmental allergens

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Food allergy: Allergy drops and shots are now only administered for environmental allergies. There is ongoing research on treating food allergies with oral immunotherapy. ...Read more

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Can oral immunotherapy /desensitization treatment be used ito treat symptoms of food intolerance ? While no allergy is detected but symptoms appear

Can  oral immunotherapy /desensitization treatment be used  ito treat symptoms of food intolerance ? While no allergy is detected but symptoms appear

What to?: Your question is somewhat confusing. If you have no allergy what are you going to have immunotherapy or desentization to? If you have symptoms keep a diet diary to see if you can determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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When i drink milk or diary products i get hair loss and I have lactose intolerance is any treatment available to treat lactose intolerance ?

Lactose Intolerance: Lactose-free dairy products or lactaid pills that contain the lactase enzyme are the only treatments available since this is not a food allergy but rather the loss of an enzyme. ...Read more

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Does an HSV-1 IgG level of 15.9 indicate a rampant, active infection? And regardless, does it warrant anti-viral treatment? No external sores, but infection may be in CNS as I have orthostatic intolerance.

Does an HSV-1 IgG level of 15.9 indicate a rampant, active infection?  And regardless, does it warrant anti-viral treatment?  No external sores, but infection may be in CNS as I have orthostatic intolerance.

Past infection: An IgG antibody to HSV-1 means that like most people, you got the infection some time ago. If you had HSV encephalitis, you would not be able to ask the question in HealthTap, For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Why Cervical/Cranial Dystonia causes photophobia ?

Why Cervical/Cranial Dystonia causes photophobia ?

I am not aware that: your condition can cause photophobia (light sensitivity) unless it affects your ability to close your eyelids, which technically ISN'T photophobia. The nerves involved in CCD are different from those that control your pupils. Your doctor should check for other causes of light sensitivity, including infection, inflammation and ocular foreign body. Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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What is photophobia?

What is photophobia?

Light sensitivity: Photophobia is the technical term for light sensitivity above the normal response to a change in light intensity. People with this experience discomfort even with low light intensity that would bother no one else. There are a number of causes including breakdown of the surface (cornea) of the eye and retinal inflammations. See your ophthalmologist if you have this symptom. ...Read more

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Can you live a normal life with photophobia issues?

Can you live a normal life with photophobia issues?

Yes: Being sensitive to light can be normal, especially in people with blue eyes. However it can also represent problems and should be brought to the attention of your eye md. ...Read more

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Any tips on how to help my photophobia problem or make it go away?

See a doctor: Photophobia can be caused by corneal abrasions, migraines, or other ophthalmological or neurological conditions. Get evaluated for the cause so the proper advice can be provided. ...Read more

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What to do if i suffer from photophobia, what can I do to ease it.?

Wear tinted glasses: Wearing tinted glasses helps. The real question is why do you have photophobia? There are some people with normal eyes who have it, especially if the eyes are light in color; however, photophobia can be a sign of eye disease. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can glasses treat photophobia?

Can glasses treat photophobia?

Sunglasses...: ...Help with photophobia. Nothing can "treat" photophobia, unless it's due to some disease like inflammation. ...Read more

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Do I have photophobia or diplopia, only on bright objects?

Possibly: Diplopia is seeing double. Photophobia is when light bothers the eyes usually do to inflammation of the covering of the brain from bleeding or meningitis. ...Read more

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How long does photophobia last when you get a headache; what can I do to alleviate the problem?

How long does photophobia last when you get a headache; what can I do to alleviate the problem?

As long as the HA: Photophobia occurs in about 80% of migraines and resolves when the headache goes away. Prompt treatment of the migraine will relieve the light sensitivity. If over the counter medication does not work, your doctor may prescribe a migraine medication called a triptan such as imitrex, maxalt, relpax, (eletriptan) etc. ...Read more

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Do eye allergies cause photophobia?

Do eye allergies cause photophobia?

Not usually: but I can think of a couple of things which may lead to photophobia as a secondary phenomenon: (1) if the cornea is scratched from rubbing, it may cause photophobia due to transient changes in refraction. (2) If one were to use eye drops containing an antihistamine, the anti-cholinergic effect from the type of antihistamine may cause some pupil dilation leading to photophobia. ...Read more

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What is best for photophobia and eye fatigue?

Tear drops: Eye fatigue is usually a sign that the eyes are dry and irritated. Some amount of photophobia (pain form light) may be caused by dryness. If photophobia is severe, this may require prescription drops. ...Read more

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