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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Osteosclerosis

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How serious is it if xrays shows osteosclerosis?

How serious is it if xrays shows osteosclerosis?

Not very: This is just a descriptive term meaning increased whiteness of the bone on that area that is a sign of increased density of bone in that area. It is not diagnostic by itself of any one condition.

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How to treat osteosclerosis?

How to treat osteosclerosis?

Depends on etiology: Very diverse processes can result in the increased cancellous bone mass producing the radiographic appearance of diffuse osteosclerosis or dense bone. Osteopetrosis, congenital dseasel, renal disease, mastocytosis, deficiency in bone resorption etc.

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What causes osteosclerosis?

What causes osteosclerosis?

Axial osteosclerosis: Axial osteosclerosis is a rare condition that causes increased bone density in areas like the pelvis, hip and spine.

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Both wrists, 1 yr of pain, mri: subcortical cyst with perifocal osteosclerosis of os lunatum, small articular effusion. Would this ever heal and how?

Both wrists, 1 yr of pain, mri: subcortical cyst with perifocal osteosclerosis of os lunatum, small articular effusion. Would this ever heal and how?

Sounds like you have: Developped kienbock's disease. You need tosee a hand surgeon in your area, to start treatment for it, which depends up on the stage of the disease. He'll be advising you. Good luck.

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Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it.

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Nstemi s/p cath: diagnosing or treatment procedure, what is this for?

Nstemi s/p cath: diagnosing or treatment procedure, what is this for?

Both: A cath post NSTEMI is done for "early definitive diagnosis and therapy". a non-invasive risk assessment will provide similar intermediate term mortality benefits, but may have more hospitalizations for chest pain and the patient will be on more meds for angina. in a young active person, the invasive approach is often reasonable. In an elderly sedentary person, I'm comfortable with noninvasive.

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What’s the treatment for palatal impingent??

What’s the treatment for palatal impingent??

Deep bite correction: Extraction may not be necessary. Speak with your Orthodontist for options.

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Where is the treatment available in the u.S.?

Question?: I am so sorry, but your question does not give me enough information to answer. What treatment are you referring to? Please re-ask your question?

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S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

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!

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With cushing’s syndrome what are my treatment options?

With cushing’s syndrome what are my treatment options?

Many options: First, find out what's causing the cushing's syndrome. If it's due to overuse of steroids, cut down on the dose. If it's due to a tumor, surgery is the best treatment. Tumor in the pituitary can be removed by neurosurgeons, tumors in the adrenal, pancreas, lung can be removed by surgeons. Radiation therapy is used if surgery is not complete. Last but not least, medications can be used.

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What 's the best treatment for schizoaffective disorder?

What 's the best treatment for schizoaffective disorder?

Multidisciplinary: The best treatment is a combination of antipsychotic medications to treat psychotic symptoms and antidepressant medications to improve mood. Group or individual psychotherapy can be helpful in making goals, solving problems, and maintaining relationships. Support and work training may be helpful for work skills, money management, and maintaining independence.

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Which treatments for reiter’s syndrome are most effective?

Which treatments for reiter’s syndrome are most effective?

See a Rheumatologist: The triad of urethritis, iritis and arthritis are the hallmarks of reiter's syndrome. Each one can be treated by a specialist in that area but for the best success and prevention of symptoms a rheumatologist should direct and manage your condition. Eyemds are skilled at treating the iritis or inflammation of the iris using dilating drops and steroid eye drops the other issues must be treated too.

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How can I control s. cholestrol level by homely treatment?

How can I control s. cholestrol level by homely treatment?

Homely: Def (British) (of a place or surroundings) simple but cozy and comfortable, as in one's own home. (NorthAmerica):unattractive in appearance eat a Mediterranean diet preponderant in plant based foods with small amounts of animal product. Get regular aerobic exercise. It won't be attractive and you might feel cozy and comfortable

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My s.Creatine is 1.3, I am a male 30 years old. Will I need treatment?

My s.Creatine is 1.3, I am a male 30 years old. Will I need treatment?

Not necessarily: Your creatine can be elevated if you are dehydrated or if you have increased muscle mass. You should try drinking plenty of water and get it rechecked. You may not need any treatment if you are large with lots of muscle.

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With what medication should the wilson’s disease patient begin treatment?  

With what medication should the wilson’s disease patient begin treatment?  

Wilson's Disease: The problem is a build up of copper in the body, especially in the liver. Your doctor will prescribe a chelating agent that binds and gets rid of the copper, such as trientine. Once the levels are down, you will likely be given another medication to keep the copper levels low, such as zinc acetate.

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Why was insulin used as part of mental health treatment back in the 1950's?

Why was insulin used as part of mental health treatment back in the 1950's?

Insulin in Psychiatr: Actually it dated back to 1935 when it was introduced by injection in large doses to induce coma & sometimes convulsions. In 1953 it was used to treat Schizophrenia, but vanished by the 1970's.

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for cushing’s syndrome?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for cushing’s syndrome?

Depends: The treatment options depend on the cause of the cushing's syndrome. If the cause is due to overuse of steroids, then the treatment is to lower the dose. This is the best case scenario. Other treatment options involve: surgery (pros: cure possible, cons: surgery +/- complications), radiation therapy (cons: side effects), medications (cons: usually not a cure, side effects from med)...

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I have diagnosed reactive lymphaniditis. Is it dangerous or not? Nd tell it, s treatment.

I have diagnosed reactive lymphaniditis. Is it dangerous or not? Nd tell it, s treatment.

Wait and see: Imply means that yoru lymph nodes are enlarged due to an acute Infection or inflammation in a speciifc site of your body. Usually that would mean as the infection or inflammation resolves the lymph nodes should regress to their normal size. Usually these findings will be described on a CT scan. If they do NOT return to normal may need biopsy.

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What s the treatment for diphtheroid bacilli. Thanks?

Usually harmless: These very seldom cause disease, and normally life on our bodies as harmless little passengers. Your physician is your best guide.