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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Dercums Disease

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I wanted to know is being very obese due to dercums disease considered a handicap?

I wanted to know is being very obese due to dercums disease considered a handicap?

Seebelow: Adiposis dolorosa, also known as Dercum's disease, is a rare condition characterized by generalized obesity and fatty tumors in the adipose tissue. The tumors are normally painful and found in multiples on the extremities. the cause and mechanism of Dercum disease remains unknown.You will need a full evaluation by your MDAnd others to determine disability. ...Read more

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I have Dercums Disease(adiposis delorosa) can you recommend a Dr. in Texas that treats rare diseases such as this?

I have Dercums Disease(adiposis delorosa) can you recommend a Dr. in Texas that treats rare diseases such as this?

Internal Medicine: I would contact the Internal Medicine Department of one of the medical schools in Texas. It looks like you are closest to the medical school (Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine) in Lubbock, TX. The number for the Internal Medicine Clinic is 806.743.3150. Best of wishes to you. ...Read more

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I have Dercums Disease. Are there other ways to help with pain?

I have Dercums Disease.  Are there other ways to help with pain?

Dercums Disease-pain: The treatment for this condition is symptomatic. Therefore, the consultation with pain management specialist is warranted. Also to consider alternative medicine: professional weight loss program, accupancture and cognitive behavioral therapy. The surgical option is recommended in many cases. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for peyrones disease?

Peyronie's Disease: Yes, of course. This is managed by a urology specialist. There are many good choices in king county for you. ...Read more

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What is chagas disease? Treatments?

What is chagas disease? Treatments?

A parasite: A parasite causes this. It is usually in central or south america. It causes fever at first, sometimes redness at the site of the insect bite that carried the parasite. If it is diagnosed it should be treated with antiparasite medications as it can then come back in later years with more serious symptoms, specifically heart and serious digestion issues. ...Read more

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What is treatment for chrons disease ?

What is treatment for chrons disease ?

Long answer to this: Sometimes nothing, sometimes very expensive lifetime meds, and many options in between, depending on the symptoms and their duration. If you have confirmed or likely diagnosis, you deserve a long dicussion. ...Read more