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Treatment Of Onychomadesis
None, grows back: The two most common causes of this condition, viral infection, and blunt trauma, both end up with the nail regrowing over a 6 month period. Have patience, this should resolve by itself, after the nail falls off ...Read more
My son has onychomadesis and it says one of the causes is "systemic illness." What exactly does that mean?
What do you suggest if my son has onychomadesis and it says one of the causes is "systemic illness." what does that mean?
Underlying cause: Common systemic illnesses associated with this problem are: hand-foot-mouth disease, autoimmune diseases, pemphegus vulgaris, medications patient is taking, critical illness, or can be idiopathic. Effects the germinal matrix that produces the nail. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer