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Aortic vegetation w/encardolitis confirmed what kind of treatments are best?

Aortic vegetation w/encardolitis confirmed what kind of treatments are best?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics for 6 weeks. If complications occur or the infection doesn't respond, aortic valve repalcement. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Rickert
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Adenoids (Definition)

Adenoids are lymphatic tissue found in the airway behind the nose in the back of the throat. Adenoids are made up of the same type of tissue as the tonsils. Both help fight infections. However, unlike the tonsils, they cannot be seen by looking in the throat. Adenoids are found in children and begin to regress before puberty. In children, enlarged adenoids can cause obstruction of the nasal airway leading to difficulty breathing, breathing through the mouth, nasally voice, ...Read more


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What is a treatment for adenoid pain?

What is a treatment for adenoid pain?

Tough question: I sincerely doubt that you know what adenoid pain is. That is a most rare complaint. The adenoid is the lymphoid tissue in the back of your nose and rarely even when infected produces pain. I do not doubt that this is possible but usually inflammation of the adenoid leads to either sinusitis, ear infection or a pussy discharge from the nose. Please give us more information. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 50+ person to have enlarged adenoids? What is its best treatment?

Is it normal for a 50+ person to have enlarged adenoids? What is its best treatment?

Unusual but: Unusual but not necessarily abnormal. It depends on other symptoms, and any reasons for enlarged adenoids. I would recommend a good exam by an ENT including flexible scope nasal, nasopharynx, and larynx exams. This can be due to reflux, sinusitis, tumor, chronic infection. ...Read more

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What are the treatments available for adenoids in kids?

What are the treatments available for adenoids in kids?

Adenoid hypertrophy: Enlarged adenoids may cause snoring/sleep apnea/sleep distrurbances. If adenoid enlargement is causing sleep apnea or chronic sinus/ear infections your doctor may prescribe a nasal steroid spray to try to shrink adenoids, control allergy symptoms and if it does not work may refer to ENT for possible adenoidectomy. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments available for adenoids in children?

Surgeon preference: Adenoids may cause recurrent infection or nasal obstruction. Medications have limits. The traditional way of removing adenoids was with a curette - scraping them. More recently there are newer methods which reduce blood loss and operative time. Shavers that cut and suction the adenoids are preferred by some surgeons; my preference is to use an instrument that removes the tissue as it is cauterized. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the treatments available for adenoids in children?

Can you tell me the treatments available for adenoids in children?

Adenoids: Depends on cause and severity. For hypertrophy (swelling) due to infection, antibiotics can be helpful. Other causes of hypertrophy often respond to nasal spray steroids. More severe issues or recurrent issues my benefit most from adenoidectomy (removal of adenoid tissue). ...Read more

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What are the natural treatment for enlarged adenoids?

What are the natural treatment for enlarged adenoids?

Check out this link.: Take care and god bless u! http://www. Yogawiz. Com/blog/home-remedies/home-remedies-for-adenoids-tonsils-in-children. Html. ...Read more

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My son is 4 years old. He has adenoids. He underwent a course of medical treatment, but without result. I want to avoid adenoidectomy. Plz, advice me.

Adenoid enlargement: Nasal steroid sprays may help decrease the size of adenoidal tissue. Prescription sprays are available, as well as the over the counter spray Rhinocort. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with enlarged adenoids that is causing hearing loss. My ENT only recommends a hearing aid. Is there another treatment?

Unlikely the adenoid: It is unusual for adenoids to cause hearing loss unless it is obstructing the eustachian tube and causing fluid in the ears. In that case the hearing loss is only as temporary as the fluid. ...Read more

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My 7 yrs old has enlarged adenoids. His ENT has given him nasonex (mometasone) spray for 2 months two times. After treatment he stopped snoring. But he starts snoring again after couple of weeks after stop med.

My 7 yrs old has enlarged adenoids. His ENT has given him nasonex (mometasone) spray for 2 months two times. After treatment he stopped snoring. But he starts snoring again after couple of weeks after stop med.

Adenoids ; snoring: Hello, when we prescribe intranasal steroids, we are doing so to help reduce swelling within the nasal cavity. Since your child noted a resolution of the snoring it seems like now there are a few options. Surgical removal of the adenoids, continued ins use or possibly an allergy eval to determine if the adenoids tissues are reactive to allergy. I would recommend the allergy eval. As your doc. ...Read more

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How dangerous is aoertic valve vegetation?

How dangerous is aoertic valve vegetation?

Depends: If it is a vegetation of bacterial endocarditis, it will kill you in a few weeks or months unless successfully treated, and may cause a stroke or something else bad in the meantime. If it is a clacified nodule that many middle-aged folks get, it is something to watch and that may be troublesome down the road. ...Read more

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I do light workouts. I swim weekly. Don't drink milk and am a vegetation. Eat my 5 a day of fruits and veg. But still cannot lose weight. Any advice?

I do light workouts. I swim weekly. Don't drink milk and am a vegetation. Eat my 5 a day of fruits and veg. But still cannot lose weight. Any advice?

Use weights: Try using weights with your workouts. Gaining muscle mass with increase your metabolism and help you lose fat. If this is not helping then cut down on the more sugary fruits. ...Read more

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How do you treat vegetation in the heart?

How do you treat vegetation in the heart?

Antibiotics/surgery: Antibiotics are used to treat endocarditis, though if not responding, or if abscess formation/worsening valve function/recurrent emboli occur, surgery to remove and replace the valve might be necessary. ...Read more

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What do it mean when you have a vegetation growth on your heart?

Vegetation: Vegetations are usually caused by infection or inflammation on a heart valve. Sometimes a vegetation can cause either blood flow problems or embolic problems. You should discuss with your doctor your specifics if you have a vegetation. ...Read more

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Confirmed aortic vegetation and encardolitis with a tee....Why all my cultures come back neg? Doc don't know what to treat me with?

Confirmed aortic vegetation and encardolitis with a tee....Why all my cultures come back neg? Doc don't know what to treat me with?

Might be partialy Rx: You might have had partial treatment with antibiotics or culture negative endocarditis
have repeate the blood culture if feverspikes get cultures again. Have a tee repeated and get a sec. Openion for the same. ...Read more

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How do climate and vegetation affect people's health in Africa?

How do climate and vegetation affect people's health in Africa?

Big subject!: Climate, rainfall, temperature, altitude, latitude and longitude, natural disasters all affect type and quality of vegetation as well as people's health everywhere. Exp: drought leads to loss of vegetation and affects food supply for animals and humans. There are poisonous plants that affect health in Africa, as here. Natural disasters are a product of climate variations, like flooding. ...Read more

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What does vegetation of the cardiac valve mean?

What does vegetation of the cardiac valve mean?

Infection: This means there might be an infection on the heart valve, or endocarditis -- this is a serious condition that merits prompt treatment and usually hospitalization. ...Read more

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Aortic vegetation w/encardolitis no fever neg cultures and really nothing to complain about except some dizziness and nauseation do I have to worry?

Aortic vegetation w/encardolitis no fever neg cultures and really nothing to complain about except some dizziness and nauseation do I have to worry?

Yes: Endocarditis is no disease to shirk. Based on the facts listed above, please make sure you follow up closely with your cardiologist or internal medicine doctor. Further medication or surgery may be needed to get you back to a safe health status. Endocarditis is treatable, but it should not be ignored. Happy healing! ...Read more

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I am in hospital w/a "gram+ bacillus" sepsis. 6/8 blood culture bottles are +. Caused by a dirty cut then severe cellulitis. I have heart vegetation from it they say. Also on CellCept. Can you educate me on what's the significance of heart vegetation?

I am in hospital w/a "gram+ bacillus" sepsis. 6/8 blood culture bottles are +. Caused by a dirty cut then severe cellulitis. I have heart vegetation from it they say. Also on CellCept. Can you educate me on what's the significance of heart vegetation?

Endocarditis.: What you describe is endocarditis. The vegetations harbor the bacteria that are identified when blood cultures are obtained. Sepsis, heart failure as well as "septic emboli" are potential complications 6 weeks of IV antibiotics followed by repeat blood cultures and follow up echocardiogram to insure treatment was adequate. ...Read more

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Best treatment for sea dickmess?

Best treatment for sea dickmess?

Antihistamines: For sea sickness:
dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is the most commonly used one. Other are Diphenhydramine (benadryl) and meclizine.

In order to prevent sea sickness you need to take them before you start feeling sick, preferably before you get on a boat. Meclizine has less of a drowsiness effect, the rest may make you drowsy. ...Read more

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Treatment for multi objects vision?

Treatment for multi objects vision?

Polyopia: There are multiple causes for this and you need an eye exam to help reach a diagnosis. Sometimes neurology also has to be involved. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cold?

What is the best treatment for cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day
2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week.
3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10, 000 IU/day (NOW brand is good)
4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days
5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for shock?

What is the best treatment for shock?

Find the cause.: Shock is a general term that refers to a condition where the body is trying desperately to maintain stability of normal vital signs, but failing. There are several major types of shock, depending on the reason for the condition. Trauma, infection, spinal cord injury, and cardiac failure are some of the more typical reasons. The best treatment differs for each category. ...Read more

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What are the treatment of cloudy sight?

What are the treatment of cloudy sight?

Depends: There are many causes for cloudy sight and the treatment depends upon what is the cause. Treatments include medication, surgery, eyeglasses, contact lenses and unfortunately, for a few conditions, no treatment. Your ophthalmologist can sort this out for you. V. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bug bits?

What is the best treatment for bug bits?

Prevention: Prevention is key in avoiding bug bites. The treatment is usually based on the type of bug involved and most of the time is symptomatic, ie: itching, pain, etc.
Would not suggest any topical or local treatment since this is already an area of inflammation. ...Read more

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Treatment for acidity in 15 months child?

Treatment for acidity in 15 months child?

Acid Reflux in Kids: I assume you mean diagnosed acid reflux disease? Read this==>http://www. Webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/reflux-infants-children. This is unusual in children and can be caused by a variety of causes that are not in play in adults, so that the treatments may be different. In addition, there is some controversy about decreasing acid production for the long term. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for purge overdose?

What is the treatment for purge overdose?

Pump the stomach: Patient is brought to treatment quickly after the overdose, the doctor may choose to “pump” the stomach, either by inducing vomiting with a medication or by giving the patient activated charcoal, which prevents the body from absorbing darvon. Activated charcoal is highly effective, reducing toxic absorption by up to 60%. Activated charcoal absorbs chemicals throughout the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more