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What is the treatment for mallory weiss syndrome?

What is the treatment for mallory weiss syndrome?

See below: Mallory weiss refers to partial tear at the gastroesophageal junction, usually due to severe retching & related to alcohol & eating disorders & rarely nsaids abuse. If bleeding is self-limited, treatment is supportive care. Severe/continuous bleeding can be stopped by endoscopic or interventional radiology techniques or surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Mallory Weiss Syndrome (Definition)

Described as a tear in the mucosal lining of the esophagus where it meets the stomach, as the result of ...Read more


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Symptoms of mallory weiss syndrome?

Symptoms of mallory weiss syndrome?

Pain, vomiting: Severe vomiting, retching can cause tear at the esophago-gastric junction resulting in bloody emesis. Diagnosis is made by endoscopy. ...Read more

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How is cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) typically treated?

How is cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) typically treated?

Hydration, meds: During a bout of vomiting, a patient might be treated with hydration and anti-emetic medication to decrease nausea and vomiting. No definitive treatment has been proven to be effective in clinical trials. However, because there is an association between cyclic vomiting and migraines, an anti-migraine medication is sometimes effectively used between bouts of vomiting. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment, therapy or cure for charles bonnet syndrome following macular degeneration?

Is there any treatment, therapy or cure for charles bonnet syndrome following macular degeneration?

Yes: Cbs occurs with chronic severe bilateral vision loss and results in formed and unformed visual hallucinations. Severe bilateral amd is a common cause. The first step in therapy is inquiring whether at risk patients are having this experience. If so, reassurance goes a long way. Medical therapy may also reduce the intensity of the visual hallucinations. ...Read more

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Recurrent corneal erosion syndrome, what are treatments options for this?

Recurrent corneal erosion syndrome, what are treatments options for this?

Here are some:: Medical treatment: nightly use of lubricant ointment such as muro 128. Surgical treatment: corneal curette, phototherapeutic keratectomy, stromal puncture. Surgery usually cures it. ...Read more

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What treatment is available for irritable bowel syndrome?

What treatment is available for irritable bowel syndrome?

Several: The first is dietary. See if you can identify any dietary triggers and eliminate them from your diet. Foods containing fermentable oligo, di-, mono saccharides and polyols (FODMAP) could be the culprit. See http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ Your physician may be able to prescribe one of several antispasmodic drugs. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What could cause complications after fasciectomy (surgery) for compartment syndrome?

What could cause complications after fasciectomy (surgery) for compartment syndrome?

Maily infection,skin: Infection is the most important complication for post op fasciatomy, because the tissue will be expose. Skin coverage is another problem we have post fsciatomy. ...Read more

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Is there an operation for barretts syndrome besides halo?

Yes: Nissen fundoplication and esophagectomy are 2 other options but both are much more invasive than the endoscopic ablation technique that you mentioned. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for stevens- johnson syndrome in a child?

What are the treatment options for stevens- johnson syndrome in a child?

Stop medications: Stop medications, as often causative, intensive care treatment, protection from infectious agents. Then, very specialized care and workup for underlying causes. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for reyes syndrome?

What are the treatments for reyes syndrome?

Reye's syndrome: is fortunately a very rare disorder that requires hospital treatment. It is mostly supportive care with IV fluids, glucose, diuretics, antiseizure medicines, etc. There is no cure. It is just supporting the patient through the acute phase and hopefully to recovery. ...Read more

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Is there any doctor with experience of seeing patients with Cowden's syndrome, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome, PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome?

Is there any doctor with experience of seeing patients with Cowden's syndrome, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome, PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome?

Cowden Syndrome: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/bannayan-riley-ruvalcaba-syndrome http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/cowden-syndrome http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/gard/6202/cowden-syndrome/resources/8 Those are fairly rare disease Perhaps the above links could assist you. Seems like University of Iowa does have expertise. ...Read more

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How effective is a vitrectomy for treating Marfan syndrome?

How effective is a vitrectomy for treating Marfan syndrome?

Effective: I have attached a study that looked at the success of vitrectomy surgery in people with Marfan's and it had 45 patients with 53 surgeries and listed successful reattachment 86% of the time http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12172108 ...Read more

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What are treatment for a newborn with serotonin syndrome?

What are treatment for a newborn with serotonin syndrome?

See below: Treatment involves: discontinuing all serotonin agents, supportive care to normalize vital signs, sedation with benzodiazepines, administration of serotonin antagonists. However, in infants, most the the symptoms resolve without any specific treatment. ...Read more

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Can a gastrectomy cause dumping syndrome?

Can a gastrectomy cause dumping syndrome?

Yes: Dumping syndrome is not uncommon after a gastrectomy, and is usually treated by eating 6 small meals per day. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for stevens johnson syndrome?

Controversial: The only known treatment for sjs is to avoid the offending agent (usually a medicine). Other treatments are controversial and include steroids and ivig. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (ibs)?

What is the treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (ibs)?

Varies: Avoiding triggers of the diarrhea and constipation that frequently accompany irritable bowel syndrome are a mainstay of treatment. Dietary changes, lifestyle changes, relaxation therapy, yoga, and other measures to reduce stress are helpful for many people. There are no current effective medications for all ibs patients. Depending on your symptoms, your doctor may prescribe targeted meds. ...Read more

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Treatment for closed eye syndrome associated with Parkinson's disease?

Treatment for closed eye syndrome associated with Parkinson's disease?

See your neurologist: Parkinson's disease affects voluntary muscle movement in any part of the body. If the eyelid is not lifting unless you do so with your fingers, this is called ptosis. It may be associated with parkinson's but can also occur on its own. Treatment may include surgical repair. If the lid is forcefully shut and cannot be easily lifted, this is a spasm which may need different treatment. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is ehlers-danlos syndrome (e.D.S.)?

What sort of disorder is ehlers-danlos syndrome (e.D.S.)?

Skin/joints stretch: In this disorder there is a deficiency of collagen in the body. Problems include skin hyperelasticity (very stretchy) and joint hypermobility ("double jointed"). Also those people affected have fragile skin and blood vessels. There are 6 forms of ehlers-danlos syndrome. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the success rate of a fasciectomy or fasciotomy for chronic exertional compartment syndrome?

Please help! what is the success rate of a fasciectomy or fasciotomy for chronic exertional compartment syndrome?

Compartment Syndrome: There is a great success rate for exertional compartment syndrome through Fasciotomy. If you don't have the fasciotomy, there will be chronic pain and the problem will significantly limit your ability to participate in activity. This problem may become worse, and may even be the cause of muscle and nerve damage, and can even result in partial or complete paralysis without treatment ...Read more