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Is there a cure for poliosis?

Is there a cure for poliosis?

Poliosis: In this congenital absence of melanin (color) in hair on head, eyebrows & eyelashes, there is no cure. ...Read more

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How rare is poliosis? I am researching for a novel and feel accuracy is important.

How rare is poliosis?  I am researching for a novel and feel accuracy is important.

Good Luck: with your research. I too would have to research this question and I'm not taking any classes at this point. You have the benefit of the Internet. When I was in school we had a card catalogue in the library and real books. Boy that makes me old, lol. ...Read more

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Ive got poliosis what can I do?

Ive got poliosis what can I do?

Camouflage: There are genetic and genetic forms of poliosis that may be identified to etiology. These are typically esoteric and camouflage is treatment for most. ...Read more

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Can taking any medication give me poliosis?

Can taking any medication give me poliosis?

Let me explain: Drugs like prostaglandin f2? analogs, Cyclosporine and Chloroquine have in the past caused poliosis in some people. The cases in which the above cited drugs have caused poliosis are very rare. ...Read more

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Hello I think I got Vitiligo or Poliosis its causing me to have 2 grey patches in my hair I have a bit on my beard the same side as the patches?

Hello I think I got Vitiligo or Poliosis its causing me to have 2 grey patches in my hair I have a bit on my beard the same side as the patches?

Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. You will not get a diagnosis over the internet. And you did not share any medical history or your age. I am not sure what you want from us. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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? ...Read more

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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! ...Read more