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I had a MRI results, severe stetosis liver, kidney cysts, and mild atrophy pancreas, have been given pain pills, but no plan for treatment, ?

I had a MRI results, severe stetosis liver, kidney cysts, and mild atrophy pancreas, have been given pain pills, but no plan for treatment, ?

Treat yourself: Kidney cysts usually need no treatment and there isn't one anyway. You have much more pancreas than you need. Fatty liver in a non-alcoholic and with other serious disease ruled out is often the organ's way of asking for more aerobic exercise. Make that your mainstay if self-care.. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Pancreas (Definition)

Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more


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What is the treatment for pancreas trauma?

What is the treatment for pancreas trauma?

Treat complications.: This depends on how bad the trauma is and what complications it develops. One of the most severe can be a pseudocyst a collection of fluid in the organ tissue of the pancreas or in the lesser sac of the abdomen. This is rich in pancreatic enzymes, blood, and necrotic tissue. If large, it may need drainage. It can have complications, like rupture, that may need more extensive management. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of mild cortical atrophy?

What is the treatment of mild cortical atrophy?

Find the cause: Many conditions, in addition to aging (which normally is accompanied by mild cortical atrophy) can lead to this. This includes neurodegenerative conditions, nutritional deficiency, alcoholism, chronic oxygen deficiency, remote effect of cancer, genetic predisposition. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to reverse testicular atrophy obtained after treatment of acute orhoepididimit?

Is it possible to reverse testicular atrophy obtained after treatment of acute orhoepididimit?

Atrophy testis: Unfortunately this cannot be reversed. The affected testis will be atrophic and small when compared to the normal side. ...Read more

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I have never been a drinker, but the pancreas shows atrophy, and the liver slight enlargement. How come?

Blood tests: You are worried about size here... Have not heard anything else and no symptoms reported.

What matters is your blood work. Check with your pcp. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for atrophy of the vulva?

What are the treatments for atrophy of the vulva?

Vaginal and vulvar a: Both vulvar and vaginal atrophy respond well and quickly to direct application of estrogen cream or vaginal inserts of estrogen. ...Read more

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What causes atrophy of the pancreas?

What causes atrophy of the pancreas?

Pancreas: Atrophy in this sense suggests previous injury and scarring. Previous pancreatitis? ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment to cure inflammation of the pancreas?

What is the most common treatment to cure inflammation of the pancreas?

Pancreas: There are many things that happen to cause inflammation of the pancreas and the doctor will have to decide what studies to do and what care to be given.
Wish you well. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for an overactive pancreas that causes functional hypoglycemia?

What is the treatment for an overactive pancreas that causes functional hypoglycemia?

Food: This sounds like a reactive hypoglycemia. The easy treatment is small frequen feedings of protein and complex carbohydrates. Avoid refined sugars, candy, soda, donuts and caffene. ...Read more

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Can an atrophic pancreas be reversed and if so how? What is an atrophic pancreas? Is it serious? I've had acute pancreatitis a quite a few times.

Unfortunately no: I would eliminate from your life whatever originally caused your pancreatitis and limit other things that could make it worse. Certain medicines, high fat diets and alcohol are things you can do something about. Genetic causes of pancreatitis are beyond your control but limiting the above will help prevent attacks. ...Read more

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Any treatment on optic atrophy?

Sometimes: Optic atrophy associated with multiple sclerosis, thyroid compression and cerebral spinal fluid elevation can respond to proper therapy. Most others might improve spontaneously but do not respond to treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for optic atrophy?

Mostly no: Most forms of optic atrophy cannot be treated. If associated with multiple sclerosis, steroid infusions can help. If caused by thyroid nerve compression, then treatment of the orbital compression can reverse the atrophy. Sometimes it occurs in associated with long standing elevation of spinal fluid pressure and will improve if the pressure is relieved. A neuro-ophthalmologist can advise you. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for vaginal atrophy?

What is the best treatment for vaginal atrophy?

Estrogen cream: Vaginal estrogen cream can help vaginal atrophy, even if only used twice a week. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the treatment for cerebral atrophy?

Cerebral atrophy: Cerebra; atropy is most commonly related to ageing, can occur after head trauma and some rare neurological disorders. While much research is being so nothing for reversing the illness or loss of brain. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any treatment on optic atrophy?

Not really: Optic atrophy is a condition in which the main nerve from the eye to the brain, loses its ability to transmit visual information to the brain. When the ophthalmologist looks at the nerve it will look pale white. When a nerve gets to the state, there is no treatment known as the nerve is essentially functionless. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for vaginal atrophy?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for vaginal atrophy?

Vaginal estrogen: My favorite product is vagifem vaginal tablets. They dissolve in the vagina and are not as messy as vaginal creams. Vagifem causes almost no absorption of estrogen into the blood, so it is very safe. Atrophy takes time to improve, however. It will be a few weeks before you start noticing improvement. ...Read more

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Does neuritis cause muscle to atrophy? What are the treatments?

Does neuritis cause muscle to atrophy? What are the treatments?

Neuritis: Neuritis is an inflammation of the nerves. If the nerves are motor type that convey impulses to muscles then weakness and atrophy can occur if the neuritis is prolonged. There are a myriad of causes and a variety of nerve types that can become inflamed. See a neurologist to determine the cause of the neuritis and to develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

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What could cause atrophy of pancreas and arthersclerotic aorta. Cholesteral normal.?

What could cause atrophy of pancreas and arthersclerotic aorta. Cholesteral normal.?

2 causes: Atrophy of the pancreas is usually caused by autoimmune destruction which may inherited or, if acquired, by repeated injury either from alcohol or recurrent pancreatitis from gall stones. Atherosclerosis is a disease of aging but diabetes (which results from an atrophied pancreas) is a major risk factor as is smoking and high blood pressure. It also can be inherited. ...Read more

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Are there any treatments for pancreatic cancer?

Are there any treatments for pancreatic cancer?

Plenty of Rx: But only total removal works. Panc resides in a critical area, if ca invades important vessels removal unlikely. Potential to remove improved with chemo and radiorx. If vessels not freed, stomach and liver secretions need to be bypassed to attain relief. ...Read more

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Are there any cures or treatments for brain atrophy?

Are there any cures or treatments for brain atrophy?

Brain atrophy: No, this is a chronic brain deterioration. ...Read more

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What does pancreatic parenchyma is atrophic mean?

It means: The tissue of your pancreas has deteriorated and is shrunken down. Often seen in people with history of alcohol excess or other causes of prior pancreatic inflammation. ...Read more

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Is diffuse moderate pancreatic fatty atrophy serious?

Is diffuse moderate pancreatic fatty atrophy serious?

It depends & more: Info about u would help. Why ✔️'d? If test was US not very accurate for this. Gen this is in overweight/obese people, usually w ↑ triglycerides. The wt is the prob & w wt loss the panc fat will improve. There are more rare causes? Reason usually never be found, can be a gallstone, chronic pancreatitis, rarely mass. Main concerns are pain if chronic pancreatitis/stones & malabsorption. Needs eval. ...Read more

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Does atrophy of the pancreas necessarily cause loss of function?

Does atrophy of the pancreas necessarily cause loss of function?

Yes: Atrophy of Pancreas will cause loss of exocrine and endocrine loss of function from fibrotic and parenchymal damage ...Read more

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What is the treatment of atrophic gastritis? Is it serious condition?

What is the treatment of atrophic gastritis? Is it serious condition?

Depends on cause: Can be due to long term infection with bacteria, h. Pylori which can cause ulcers, and cancer of stomach. Can be autoiimmune, also can increase risk for stomach cancer. Decreases acid prod. Either can cause vitamin B12 deficiency (can affect blood count and neurological function), iron def, risk of gut infection. If h pylori-rx with meds for about 2 wks. Both need B12 replacement lifelong. ...Read more

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My spleen is enlarged measuring 14.8 CM, my pancreas is mildly atrophic should I be concerned how does it get corrected.

My spleen is enlarged measuring 14.8 CM, my pancreas is mildly atrophic should I be concerned how does it get corrected.

You haven't: Provided enough clinical information, but I would definitely discuss your problem with your physician. ...Read more

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When you have a mild acute pancreits attack is it healed after treatment? Can it return if again? It's not clear after if your pancreas is back as bef

When you have a mild acute pancreits attack is it healed after treatment? Can it return if again? It's not clear after if your pancreas is back as bef

Pancreatitis: It all depend on the severity of pancreatitis and the etiology. Fur instance if you have gallstone related pancreatitis you might need to have your bile duct cleared by ERCP and/or cholecystectomy. Therefore the need to see a pancreas expert. ...Read more

Atrophy (Definition)

Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer which is called the epidermis) gets thinner and the skin looks more wrinked. Muscles and fat can also get thinner -this is another form of atrophy. Even the top layer gets thinner ...Read more