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Tuborous sclerosis. Which insurance covers laser treatment for angiofibromas? Best treatments for angiofibromas? Laser treatment is ineffective.

Tuborous sclerosis. Which insurance covers laser treatment for angiofibromas? Best treatments for angiofibromas? Laser treatment is ineffective.

Angiofibromad: There are three main types of treatment for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: hormone therapy, radiation therapy and surgery. Hormone therapy involves the use of a drug called flutamide, which acts by blocking testosterone receptors. The activity of this drug is further evidence for a hormonal cause for the condition. Treatment with Flutamide can shrink tumors by more than 40 percent. ...Read more

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What treatments are available for spondylopiphyseal dysplasia?

What treatments are available for spondylopiphyseal dysplasia?

Supportive: Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia, group of disorders with primary involvement of vertebrae and epiphyses resulting in a short-trunk disproportionate dwarfism. Associated with myopia, retinal detachment, and deafness. Neck laxity, egenerative joint disease of hips, knees, or shoulders, scoliosis, kyphosis, or lordosis, lower ext. Deformities;coxa vara, genu valgum, equinovarus foot, mds ortho, opth, ent. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for dyspraxia?

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What are treatment options for dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia: Occupational therapy, Speech & Language therapy, Perceptual motor training, Equine therapy, Play therapy. ...Read more

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What are treatments for hydronephrosis?

What are treatments for hydronephrosis?

It depends on cause: Hydronephrosis is a descriptive term for "a lot of fluid in the kidney". It can have multiple causes: from congenital obstruction to stones to reflux of urine from the bladder. Sometimes hydronephrosis is the end result of one of the above conditions and does not require any treatment. By analogy it is like a headache which can be caused by several conditions: treat the cause of the headache. ...Read more

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Non-surgical treatments for peyronie's?

Non-surgical treatments for peyronie's?

Here are...: Here are: no rx but with counseling for its reality, oral off-label drug with vit-e or potaba, topical injection with xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum), penile implant, etc. Goal of rx: pain relief for some and penile curvature improvement for all. Note: life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, ; continuation from inception to eternity. ...Read more

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Are there treatment guidelines for acoustic neuroma?

Are there treatment guidelines for acoustic neuroma?

Yes: Acoustic neuroma is usually managed by otolaryngology and neurosurgery. Small tumors less than 1 cm are usually followed with serial head mris. These tumors can be treated with radiosurgery or open surgery if they are growing or large and causing pressure on local structures. The loss of hearing means the surgical options expand somewhat. The main goal of treatment is to preserve facial function. ...Read more

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What are helpful treatment options for turner's syndrome?

What are helpful treatment options for turner's syndrome?

Proper eval & assist: Turner syndrome patients have specific added needs for early evaluation of the heart, aorta & kidneys to see if asymptomatic defects are present so they can be addressed before they cause problems. Monitor school performance with early assistance when learning issues arise.Assessment in preadolescence by a hormone dr so growth & pubertal features can be assisted. Counseling in teen yrs for pbs. ...Read more

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What are treatments for scoliosis?

What are treatments for scoliosis?

Many options: The options depend on severity of curve, what part of the body is involved, symptoms (pain, numbness, tingling, weakness), age, flexibility, overall health. For milder curves, exercise, maybe medication will be enough. In growing young folks, bracing may be an option. For more severe curves, worsening curves, those with nerve or spinal cord pressure, surgery may be a good choice. ...Read more

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Are there treatment guidelines for bell's palsy?

Are there treatment guidelines for bell's palsy?

Yes: Bell's palsy is an exclusionary diagnosis that first needs to be verified. Treatment is geared to maintain moisture of the cornea. Treatments range according to severity of disease. Possibilities include lubrication with drops or ointment, taping the eye shut while sleeping, temporarily sewing the eye closed, placing a weight in the upper lid to aid in closure. These are just to name a few.... ...Read more

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Are there effective treatments for dyslexia and amblyopia?

Are there effective treatments for dyslexia and amblyopia?

Dyslexia is a : Language-based learning disability that is brain-based. Intensive, long-term, multimodal therapy can improve reading skills & actually change the areas of the brain recruited for reading to those activated by fluent readers. ("overcoming dyslexia" by dr. Shaywitz). Ped. Ophthalmologists treat amblyopia with eye drops to blur vision in the better eye + glasses. Young kids usually have good results. ...Read more

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What spinal conditions will require invasive treatment for pain?

What spinal conditions will require invasive treatment for pain?

Severe problems: In general terms, the ones that cause problems with the function of the spinal cord and/or nerves. The spinal cord is the more serious. Pressure on the cord or nerves or abnormal movement (instability) that threatens them are reasons for surgery. Severe deformity can irritate them or cause severe pain or poor appearance. Severe pain may be a reason for invasive treatment, but not in all cases. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for non-congenital nystagmus?

What are the treatments for non-congenital nystagmus?

None: Usually no treatment for neurologic nystagmus but see a muscle specialist would certainly be indicated to make a definitive diagnosis and to recommend a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Is there a non-surgical treatment for hydrocephalus?

Is there a non-surgical treatment for hydrocephalus?

Not really: Although there are medications that decrease spinal fluid production, they do not do enough to treat true hydrocephalus. There are many surgical options, such as a shunt or a third ventriculostomy, but surgery is required for active hydrocephalus. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for bowleggedness?

What are treatment options for bowleggedness?

Many: Bowed legs in a child may be normal posture and may not require treatment. Some bowlegged children become bowlegged adults. Often increased pressure is placed on the inside of their knees. This may be to premature arthritis. If it is early in the disease, an osteotomy or bony realignment may help alleviate the pain. When the joint has become very damaged, a joint replacement may be necessary. ...Read more

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What are alternative treatment methods for spinal muscular atrophy?

What are alternative treatment methods for spinal muscular atrophy?

Well not sure: What treatments you are getting. In general muscle exercises and physical therapy are useful. Do they know why your spinal muscles are atrophied? Ask yuor doctor who is handling this. There is no quick cure. ...Read more

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What are non-surgical treatments for trigeminal neuralgia?

What are non-surgical treatments for trigeminal neuralgia?

Trigeminal neuralgia: There are a number of medications available that treat TN in addition the Gamma Knife, a radiation source has also been added to the treatment protocols. ...Read more

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What treatments are there for spondylopiphyseal dysplasia?

Managing disease...: Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia (sed) affects many systems in the body. While there are no cures, it is very important to have a team of specialists to help with the complications of this disease. These include orthopedists (bone issues such as neck stability, joint health, and spine issues), ophthalmologists (retinal problems), and otolaryngologists (hearing deficits). ...Read more

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What alternative treatments exist for orchitis?

What alternative treatments exist for orchitis?

None that I'm aware: Orchitis is either a viral or bacterial infection of the testicle. If bacterial you need antibiotics. If you are sexually active get checked for a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more

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