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What is the treatment for sturge weber syndrome?

What is the treatment for sturge weber syndrome?

Can include:: Medical management of seizures, laser surgery for port-wine stain, possible brain surgery for intracranial hemangiomas, ophthalmological treatment of glaucomas & follow-up of hemianopia (decreased vision of one eye) physical therapy for hemiplegia ( weakness of one side), early intervention fordevelopmental delays, special education supports for intellectual disability, behavioral therapy. ...Read more

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What is sturge weber syndrome and what is the treatment for it?

What is  sturge weber syndrome and what is the treatment for it?

Vascular anomaly: Children were described by sturge and weber who had port wine stain on the face and vascular anomaly in the brain. Often with severe epilepsy and cerebral palsy, there is no cure. Management involves treating seizures, glaucoma, and their frequent headaches. Brain surgery can be offered in severe cases. Lazer treatments may help the face lesion. ...Read more

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Is sturge weber syndrome is progressive disease?

Is sturge weber syndrome is progressive disease?

Not progressive: But will always need follow up eye exams to monitor for possible glaucoma. ...Read more

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I have weber christian disease, diagnosed in 08 was in remission for 2 years, now no treatment seems to be working?

I have weber christian disease, diagnosed in 08 was in remission for 2 years, now no treatment seems to be working?

Very rare, few facts: As you know, this is a rare and minimally understood condition with wide variations and, thankfully, periods of remission. Specialists are few and treatments hit-or-miss. I didn't find a provider near you or here on Healthtap. By now you may know more than most. A Health Psychologist might help you manage the pain and frustration. Have you had Anti-malarial drugs? Wish we could help more. Remit 2X ...Read more

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Do all diseases require medicatin for treatment?

Do all diseases require medicatin for treatment?

Not at all. : Many diseases that we commonly treat with medicines when they are not severe, the "first line therapy" is diet and exercise. Such as with high cholesterol; mild diabetes and mild hypertension. Losing ten pounds can make a world of difference in hypertension. Regular exercise is so useful for diabetes, hypertension, depression, insomnia, arthritis, and the list goes on. I favor minimizing meds. ...Read more

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What to do about inherited diseases and treatment?

What to do about inherited diseases and treatment?

Depends on disease: There are thousands of genetic and inherited diseases and also modes of inheritance. While one's genes cannot be changed, there are therapies nowadays for some genetic disorders targeted spefically for that disorders. If you think you may have a genetic disorder i would suggest seeing a clinical geneticist or a genetic counselor who can evaluate you or your family. ...Read more

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What is the best neuro degenerative disease treatment?

What is the best neuro degenerative disease treatment?

Not clear: It is not clear of what you are talking and these vary . Many of this type of treatment does not cure but slows disease process down. See your doctor and work with this person in coordination of the neurologist. This is the best advice I can give. ...Read more

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What are the treatment and control for physiological disease?

What are the treatment and control for physiological disease?

Which disease?: Physiological means of or relating to physiology. characteristic of or appropriate to a an organsism's healthy or normal functioning. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of choice for newly diagnosed Susac Disease?

What is the treatment of choice for newly diagnosed Susac Disease?

See below: Susac’s syndrome is best treated as soon as possible with an aggressive, long-term course of drugs that suppress the immune system, such as steroids. Some medications include: prednisone intravenous methylprednisolone intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) cyclophosphamide mycophenolate mofetil azathioprine biological therapies ...Read more

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What treatment, medical or holistic, is there for grover's disease?

What treatment, medical or holistic, is there for grover's disease?

Grover's disease: Since heat and sweating may be triggers for grover's disease, you should avoid activities that expose you to such triggers, whenever possible. High potency topical corticosteroids, moisturizers, and emollients are usually recommended as first-line therapy. Antihistamines may help with itching. Other options include vitamin d analogs, phototherapy, systemic retinoids, and systemic corticosteroids. ...Read more