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Please describe the treatments for neuroforaminal stenosis?

Please describe the treatments for neuroforaminal stenosis?

Radiculopathy: Depends on the severity and the cause of the stenosis. Conservative therapy with analgesic treatment for pain and therapy with massage and stretching should be considered first. If there is evidence of weakness, atrophy or abnormal reflex or sensation or intractable pain, then surgical treatment is suggested. Surgical procedure will depend on the cause (disc, facet hypertrophy, osteophyte-spur). ...Read more

Papillary (Definition)

It means nipple-like projection or structure, such as breast nipples, on skin, at root of hairs, on the gums between teeth, or inside organs such as heart. Can also describe some ...Read more


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What symptoms generally arise if in Lm (left main) stenosis 40%? whether dangerous? what treatment needed?

What symptoms generally arise if in Lm (left main) stenosis 40%? whether dangerous? what treatment needed?

Left main: Your left main artery is the first branch of your left coronary artery that come off your aorta. At 40 percent and if you are asymptomatic the cardiologist would probably treat you with medical therapy. I see you are on Pradaxa, Talk to your doctor about baby aspirin, may be helpful, but careful with being on Pradaxa. No smoking, watch cholesterol, BP. Exercise, low glycemic diet. ...Read more

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Treatment for spinal stenosis?

Treatment for spinal stenosis?

None to surgery : Up to 20% of the population will have stenosis by imaging studies by age 60. A lot have little to minimal symptoms. Treatment can include: medication, exercise/physical therapy, zero degree lordosis brace, epidural steroid injections & if all treatment fails & symptoms warrant it, surgery in terms of decompressing the neural elements by a laminectomy in the lower back & several options in neck. ...Read more

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What are pyloric stenosis treatments?

What are pyloric stenosis treatments?

Surgery: Pyloric stenosis is treated with an operation to cut the thick muscle that is causing the blockage. ...Read more

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What are treatments for spinal stenosis?

What are treatments for spinal stenosis?

Varies: Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the nerve canal. In the back it can cause back and leg pain and difficulty walking. Mild cases can be treated with medications or non invasive alternatives like therapy or chiropractic care. More severe cases are often treated with epidural steroid injections, and the most severe cases with surgery. ...Read more

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What are treatments for pyloric stenosis?

What are treatments for pyloric stenosis?

Hydration + surgery: If you are talking about a young infant with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, the first part of treatment is IV hydration to correct any dehydration present. Once the baby is well-hydrated, he/she undergoes operation, a pyloromyotomy, in which the hypertrophic pyloric muscle fibers are cut so that the stomach can empty properly. The operation can be done openly or laparoscopically. ...Read more

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Best treatment for advanced spinal stenosis?

Best treatment for advanced spinal stenosis?

Common problem: For patients that have failed appropriate conservative care, surgery can be very beneficial. A thorough work up is required. The most common surgical treatment is a laminectomy. The success rate is good. Check out spinehealth .Com. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for mitral stenosis?

Mitral stenosis: If severe, mitral stenosis is treated either with balloon valvuloplasty if the valve is not too calcified, or valve replacement. ...Read more

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Are there any natural treatments for tricuspid stenosis?

Are there any natural treatments for tricuspid stenosis?

No: Don't forego the benefits of living in the 21st century. If you are responsible for the physical and emotional well-being of a young person with tricuspid stenosis, and you are considering foregoing surgery in the hopes of finding an herb, magic food, or physical treatment, please don't delude yourself. The disability caused by valve disease is devastating. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for spinal stenosis for a male?

See below: Medicines to relieve pain and inflammation. Exercise, to maintain or achieve overall good health. Weight loss, to relieve symptoms and slow progression of the stenosis. Physical therapy lumbar epidural steroid injections lumbar decompressive laminectomy. ...Read more

Stricture (Definition)

A stricture is an anatomic narrowing of any structure in the body with a lumen. Depending on the organ, the underlying causes can be traumatic, ...Read more


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Stenosis (Definition)

Constriction or narrowing of something - duct, artery, passage way such as the outlet of the stomach into the small ...Read more