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Treatments For Crepitus
Crepitus: Crepitus is just a term to describe a physical exam finding of bones or joints that are "noisy" when manipulated or palpated. Crepitus is not necessarily associated with a condition that warrants treatment, or can be treated. ...Read more
Several: Ed is treated depending on the cause, for example, if your testosterone is low, than replacing testosterone (there are rx creams) will help. If it is generalized ed from "aging" with underlying hypertension or diabetes, the rx meds can be very beneficial (viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) cialis). If needed, there are also surgical options available. Discuss with your dr for the best option for you. ...Read more
most hemorrhoids can be treated with simple changes to diet and bowel habits.
Fixative procedures include tying off the hemorrhoids with a rubber band or using heat, lasers, or electric current to create scar tissue (coagulation therapy).
surgical removal of hemorrhoids.
Some we mix both methods. ...Read more
An array.: Interventional pain management treatments is not limited to the spine, however the spine is a particular pain producing area. For example, for back pain sufferers, interventional pain management techniques can be particularly useful. In addition to a thorough medical history and physical examination, interventional pain management physicians have a wide array of treatments that can be used. ...Read more
Piles = Hemorrhoids:
There are three steps to self treating hemorrhoids (blood clots in the rectal veins).
1. Soak: keep the area clean so that infection doesn't set in.
2. Soften your stool: keep from bearing down hard when having a bm so that the clot doesn't grow
3. And finally, steroids to shrink up the inflammation. ...Read more
Fibroid treatment: Exablate involves no surgery (uses MRI & us). The patient is sedated with pain medication, but is conscious, and so she can be treated outside of the hospital. Since some patients have reported successful pregnancy afterward, it may be a good option for women of childbearing age. While it is more costly up front, patients report few adverse events, and may have decreased costs over the long term. ...Read more
Aluminum chloride: Antipersperants with aluminum chloride are good--need liquids or gels with higher concentration. The canadian hyperhidrosis advisory committee treatment guidelines recommends an aluminium chloride hexahydrate salicylic acid gel as initial treatment for underarm, hand or feet. Botox can be used under the arms. Oxybutinin (ditropan) is a pill. See http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/0072. ...Read more
Depends. . .: If you have sinus congestion due to allergies, try avoiding allergen. If you can't, then you may want to consider saline nasal wash, an otc antihistamine or prescription nasal steroid. If you have a sinus infection, it's most likely due to a virus and doesn't require antibiotics, just lots of time. Check out http://www. Choosingwisely. Org/doctor-patient-lists/treating-sinusitis/. ...Read more
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