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Treatment Of Micropsia
No good data: This is not quite rare, but also not common. It is more often reported in children but can occur at any age. It is not a mental illness, but a physical perceptual distortion and is usually not part of a dangerous condition. It may be associated w/ migraines or tle and a neurologist might help. Try not to worry about 'craziness' - it is not that. Wish I could offer #s, but I can't. ...Read more
Very rare: This syndrome, where objects or the person's own body appear larger or smaller than normal, is very rare. Some sources say only about 300 adults & children in the us have this. Another source said 9% of teens had transient experiences of micropsia. It can be a migraine equivalent, & can also appear in conditions like seizures, CNS infections, brain tumors, drug use, macular degeneration, etc. ...Read more
My 5 y/o repeatedly tells me that things look small. I will look the size of a mouse. Is this micropsia? What are causes? No other symptoms.
Micropsia: There is something called "alice in wonderland" syndrome, where the person experiences transient distortions of body image or visual images. It's episodic, & can cause things to look very small (micropsia) or very big. It can be a migraine equivalent (no pain necessary), or a variant of epilepsy. There are even reports of lyme disease showing up that way. You may want to consult a neurologist. ...Read more
Lt. Eye mac. Pucker. Corrected vision 20/40 µpsia. Amsler grid nl. Corrected vision 20/40.Age 69.Could the macuar pucker cause micropsia? Rt. eye20/30.
Micropsia: Yes, it can if the macular pucker is severe enough. Micropsia is a condition in which objects are perceived to be smaller than they actually are. Micropsia can be caused by optical factors (such as wearing glasses), by distortion of images in the eye (such as optically, via swelling of the cornea or from changes in the shape of the retina such as from retinal edema, macular degeneration, and more ...Read more
Find cause: Hi. Wow, for a young patient, you're using an antiquated terminology! SGPT is now referred to (and for YEARS has been) as ALT. ALT is liver specific. Why it is elevated needs evaluation, but can include fatty liver, viral hepatitides, iron overload, autoimmune hepatitis, etc. Treatment very much depends on underlying etiology. Good luck! ...Read more
Training Not Treat: You mean leaving him alone when he is awake? Not picking him up? Waking him up when sleeping too long in the daytime? Not interacting with him during the night time when he should be asleep? ...Read more
Not normal: Must be unrecognized pathology. Have a diagnosis? Underlying lung problem? See a pulmonary specialist. ...Read more
What treatment should I take for acnes..... I don't wanna use pills I don't like them what should I do?
So there doesn't exist any kind of method or treatment to increase humans height after being fully grown?
Depends: There are some drastic surgical measures that have been explored. I recall one that fractures the upper leg bones and places them in a special stretching halo, filling in the fracture site with donor bone. Takes years ; risk. This was years ago and involved treating little people who achieved a few inches. For regular folks, once the growth centers in your long bones have closed you are done growing. ...Read more
Antritis I've got a chronical antritis and usual medicine doesn't help me. Could you advise me better treatment?
I'm recovering from laryngo tracheitis and after 7day course of treatment I still can't stop coughing. Can this be an alergie?
I've been bulimic for 5 years I've gone for treatment, and it failed. I know it's hurting me but I can't stop I don't want to stop. Help?!?!?
Can you explain utereroscopy and if it's usually done as a next step for ESWL that didn't work? Would it be one treatment & what is the success rate?
Endoscopy in ureter: Looking into the urine tube "backwards" from your bladder up towards your kidney (as opposed to "percutaneous nephroureteroscopy" - through your skin into the kidney). It can be done with a rigid or flexible scope. It is possible to access the kidney in this fashion, but is very time consuming and laborious. Depends on the overall stone burden remaining, or if the stones are stuck somewhere. ...Read more
Is there a treatment for thalamic chronotaraxis? I think I may have that because I can't perceive time and it is also affecting my body please help!
See a doctor: Condition like this should not be diagnosed and treated on line see your doctor for proper advice ...Read more
Y doctors don't consider herbs in treatment as in olden times herbs were the only option to treat the ailment which were not only effective but safe?
Considering herbs: Integrative and holistic medicine doctors do use herbs in medical treatment. Sometimes they can be first line. In germany, for instance, this is often the case. In the us one must be very careful of herbal products because they are regulated as foods, not medicines. In many cases pharmaceuticals could be more reliable, and their effectiveness more measurable. Drs. Try to do their best for you. ...Read more
I am female, 59, had home painted and anti-termite treatment at home 2 months back. Ever since I can't smell anything, only a particular smell I get.?
Unlikelypaint!: Your problem is highly unlikely related to either the paint or termite treatment. Very much more likely to be related to sinus issues. You need to see someone who is and ear, nose, and throat specialist! The symptom as a result of paint or spraying would be very rare! ...Read more
I recently had a 5 day 1g/day cortisone treatment gaining 6kg in 5 days. 3 weeks later and it hasn't gone away. How long does it stay in your system?
You have to cut on e: Cut down on your eating! The cause of weight gain from steroids is overeating due to increase in appetite. So you will need to cut down intake and exercise more in order to reduce weight. It may take about 4-6 weeks to lose weight provided you create a negative caloric balance. ...Read more
I'm forty five and female, haven't had treatment or meds for multiple mental diorders in a year and half, can I use Health tap as proof of treatment?
I don't think so: You probably need a regular office visit ...Read more
I hold doctors&nurses in highest regards but don't seem to be getting anywhere in my treatment plan. Does the person who shouts loude)y always prevail?
Find an advocate!: You haven't given much information about what situation you're in, but you may need someone to help sort things out and even advocate for you. I have found that the nurse who is caring for you is often an excellent advocate (this probably reflects my nursing background!). Talk to your nurse, the head nurse, or even the nursing supervisor. You may make some waves, but you may see results. Lgromko. ...Read more
Hi. My mothers suffers goujerot schjögren syndrom and her case doesn't seem to improve. I would like to know latest treatment of this disease. Thanks?
Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is used: Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) or hysroxychloroquine its generic is used most of the time. If there are other issues other medications are used. She should see a Rheumatologist. Sjogrens can involve many parts of the body and therapy depends on what ssytems are involved ...Read more
Depends: Pain can be for many, many reasons. Start with seeing your primary care and they will help you decide if you need to see a specialist. Rheumatologists, neurologists, orthopedists and interventional pain doctors are just some of the specialties that could help you with your pain. ...Read more
Please share more: Info. It sounds like you are in a tough place. However, we don't know which condition you are referring to. Please consider submitting again with clarification. Take care. ...Read more
Contraindications: Ifc should be avoided on individuals with pacemakers & near the low back or abdomen of pregnant women. This modality should be avoided where there is any possible risk of tumor metastasis. Arterial ds & DVT may have increased risk of emboli; current may increase infected areas; large open wounds may concentrate the current & distort the if field; ifc may worsen skin conditions in treated area. ...Read more
R u on max meds?: If you are on a maximal medical program such as nitrates, beta blockers and anti platelets and your already on the newer agent Ranexa (ranolazine) then eecp is a nice option. If no other revascularization options are available such as angioplasty or bypass then (if a candidate qualifies) then transplant may be an option for refractory angina. ...Read more
What's the expert opinion, could the pain really goes away or you don't feel pain after treatment?
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Will problem go away on its own without any treatment I don't have medical insurance right now but will soon thanks
Depends on problem: Unfortunately medical care can be expensive. There are resources out there available if you need to be seen. If it is an emergency, you must go to the nearest emergency room - they have to take care of you. If not emergency, consider a free clinic or the health department. Http://nafcclinics. Org/clinics/search. Good luck. ...Read more
No but painful: A gout attack is one of the most severe joint pains that you can experience. The most common site is the big toe. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones (also painful) or chalky deposits in the skin (painful if large and draining through the skin). Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. Gout is not fatal. ...Read more