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What treatment options are available for psoriasis?

What treatment options are available for psoriasis?

Soriatane (acitretin): Also named acitretin, is a retinoid used orally to treat psoriasis. Also, mometasone cream. Best to consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What treatment options are available for hyperhidrosis?

What treatment options are available for hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis Rx: Conservative treatments: drysol and hyperhidrosis botox and hyperhidrosis iontophoresis machine hyperhidrosis medications bio feedback and hyperhidrosis surgical procedures: sweaty hand surgical treatment - endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy sweaty feet surgical treatment - lumbar sympathectomy armpit sweat treatment for axillary hyperhidrosis. ...Read more

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What treatment options are available for vitiligo?

What treatment options are available for vitiligo?

Vitiligo Therapy: Four options are currently available for the treatment of vitiligo: sunscreens; cover-up; restoration of normal skin color through phototherapy, topical cortisone, growth of pigment cells in culture then transplantation back to host; and bleaching of normal skin with topical creams to remove normal skin pigment to make an even color. ...Read more

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Secondary infertility treatment options are what?

Secondary infertility treatment options are what?

Same as Primary: Secondary infertility is caused by the "usual suspects" and the treatments are the same. We find that the causes of infertility are essentially the same as if the couple never had a pregnancy. There are some causes like prior sterilization that are different an require different treatment. I hope this helps answer your question, best wishes. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for dermatitis?

What are treatment options for dermatitis?

Not specific enough: "dermatitis" just means "inflammation of the skin". In other words, pretty much every rash is a "dermatitis". Without a more specific idea of what is going on, it is impossible to recommend treatment. Even if you are using "dermatitis" as a synonym for "eczema" (as some do), the possibilities are still too broad, since there are so many different kinds of eczema. ...Read more

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What other treatment options for gynecomastia?

What other treatment options for gynecomastia?

Surgery and surgery!: Other than weight loss (and treatment of any stimulating causes, like testicular tumors or other hormone causes), surgery is the only way to remove gynecomastia tissues, especially glandular component. Liposuction can help with the fatty part, but excision is needed for the glandular portion. There is no diet or supplement that can help. See an abps-certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Are there treatment options for tetanus?

Are there treatment options for tetanus?

Intensive care: Tetanus is not something that one can treat oneself for. Prevention is far better through vaccination. A person with tetanus needs to be hospitalized asap. ...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 treatment options are available for IBD?

What treatment options are available for IBD?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.TX: PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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What are treatment options for silicosis?

What are treatment options for silicosis?

Not many: This is what we call a pneumoconiosis from silica inhalation at high levels which causes progressive scarring in the lungs. There is no effective treatment once it is established. Some people may benefit from bronchodilator therapy if they have airflow obstruction documented and many people will require oxygen therapy if their oxygen levels are below normal. ...Read more

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What are possible treatment options for adenomyosis?

What are  possible treatment options for adenomyosis?

OCPs, Novasure: Adenomyosis is endometriosis in the wall of the uterus. It can make the uterus enlarged, tender and cause heavy, painful periods as well as painful sex. The symptoms can often be controlled with birth control pills, a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, or an endometrial ablation; but the condition remains. The only "cure" is to remove the uterus. ...Read more

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What treatment options are available for complex ptsd?

What treatment options are available for complex ptsd?

Several : Treatments are available for symptoms in the form of medications. In addition, cognitive-behavioral therapy can be helpful in eliminating excessive suffering due to dysfunctional and automatic thoughts. Group therapies are sometimes helpful, especially for veterans or others who have suffered similar traumatic events. Individual therapy can focus on personal meaning and future orientation. ...Read more

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What are the surgical treatment options for hemorrhoids?

What are the surgical treatment options for hemorrhoids?

Several: For 2nd and 3rd degree, rubber banding for internals is an option in select patients. For3rd and 4th degree internals, standard hemorrhoidectomy is in my opinion the best. There are some newer techniques such as stapling, laser, and u/s venous ligation, but the gold standard done in the right patients is the standard surgical hemorrhoidectomy using a scalpel in my opinion. ...Read more

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Treatment options for norwalk virus infections? Thanks!

Treatment options for norwalk virus infections? Thanks!

Fluids: The goal of treatment is to prevent dehydration by making sure to replace the fluids and electrolytes lost through diarrhea or vomiting. .Older children and adults can drink sports beverages such as gatorade, but these should not be used for children. Instead, use the electrolyte and fluid replacement solutions or freezer pops available in food and drug stores. Antiemetics may be used as well. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for Huntington's disease?

What are the treatment options for Huntington's disease?

Huntington's disease: No treatment can alter the course, but medications lessen symptoms. Some are Tetrabenazine for chorea movements, Risperdal or Seroquel, Amantadine, Keppra, (levetiracetam) Klonopin, SSRIs & Mood stabilizers. Also, Psychotherapy, Speech therapy, Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, Nutrition, and Support services for activities of daily living. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for acne scars?

What are treatment options for acne scars?

Acne Scar Treatment: There are a number of options for acne scars depending on their size, shape, depth, and skin type. Laser resurfacing, usually fractional, may help improve the texture of the skin but may require multiple treatments. If there is deep scarring, the scars can be excised or cut out. Subcision, releasing the scar underneath the skin, along with fillers or fat can also improve the skin texture. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for diverticulitis?

What are the treatment options for diverticulitis?

Diet and fluids: When talking of diverticulosis, eat a high fiber diet and drink a minimum of 80-100 ounces of noncaffeinated, non alcoholic fluid daily, more if you do strenous activity or fly in planes a lot. If you have divertiulitis, ie infected diverticulum low fiber diet and 2 weeks of antibiotics. Maintain low fiber for 4-6 weeks after resolution of symptoms the resume recommendations for diverticulosis. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for endometriosi?

What are the treatment options for endometriosi?

Pain or fertility ..: Options depend on if pelvic pain is an issue, and if trying to conceive now, want kids in the future , or done with childbearing. Medical treatment: Depo-Provera Lupron (leuprolide) shots work best, also Letrozole tablets or birth control pills. Surgical options: laparoscopy with excision or ablation vs. Removal of ovaries +/- hysterectomy. Fertility patients may need ivf after Depo-Provera Lupron (leuprolide) or medications and iui. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for recurrent prostate infection?

What are the treatment options for recurrent prostate infection?

A recurring prostate infection, also known as chronic bacterial prostatitis, is typically treated with antibiotics: This type of prostate infection is caused by bacteria in the prostate gland. A prostate infection might recur because antibiotics aren't able to get deep enough into the prostate tissue to destroy all of the bacteria or because the antibiotic isn't effective against the type of bacterium causing the prostate infection. To treat a prostate infection that doesn't get better with antibiotics or keeps coming back, you might need to: Try a different antibiotic. , Take a longer course of an antibiotic. , Use medications to help relieve bothersome symptoms. . If you're taking antibiotics, take them exactly as instructed, even if you begin to feel better. Not taking the full course of antibiotics or missing doses can interfere with the antibiotic's ability to completely kill the bacteria. If you have recurring prostate infections that don't improve with treatment, see a doctor who specializes in men's urinary and reproductive health (urologist). You might need to have fluid taken from your prostate to determine the bacterium causing the problem and the antibiotic that is likely to work best. You might need a CT scan or a cystoscopy, a procedure used to see inside your urinary bladder and urethra. A urologist can also look for any underlying problems that would make you more vulnerable to infection or prevent treatment from being effective. ...Read more

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With cushing’s syndrome what are my treatment options?

With cushing’s syndrome what are my treatment options?

Many options: First, find out what's causing the cushing's syndrome. If it's due to overuse of steroids, cut down on the dose. If it's due to a tumor, surgery is the best treatment.Tumor in the pituitary can be removed by neurosurgeons, tumors in the adrenal, pancreas, lung can be removed by surgeons. Radiation therapy is used if surgery is not complete. Last but not least, medications can be used. ...Read more

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I've had eec but I don't think I improved much. What other treatment options are available?

I've had eec but I don't think I improved much. What other treatment options are available?

R u on max meds?: If you are on a maximal medical program such as nitrates , beta blockers and anti platelets and your already on the newer agent Ranexa (ranolazine) then eecp is a nice option . If no other revascularization options are available such as angioplasty or bypass then( if a candidate qualifies) then transplant may be an option for refractory angina. ...Read more

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I've discovered that i'm mthfr 1298a positive. I don't know what this means. What are the treatment options? And what dr. Would i see to pursue this?

I've discovered that i'm mthfr 1298a positive. I don't know what this means. What are the treatment options? And what dr. Would i see to pursue this?

This is soft: Testing for mthfr genotype is being promoted aggressively by one lab and a few physician-activists. Around half of peoplen in many populations have at least one "abnormal gene." studies are mixed but on general medical principles, it seems unlikely that if blood homocysteine levels are normal that a mutation is a problem. Carriers might benefit from extra folate, (folic acid) b6 &/or B12 supplementation. ...Read more

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Went kayaking months ago now my neck pops literally every couple mins and hurts if I don't pop it.What could this be a sign of?Poss treatment options?

Went kayaking months ago now my neck pops literally every couple mins and hurts if I don't pop it.What could this be a sign of?Poss treatment options?

First suspect muscle: I would first suspect muscle, or tendon, slippage but there are other considerations we need. You will need an evaluation and imaging. ...Read more

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I've had 'clicky' elbows since i was 14, which are often painful. I've been told i'll grow out of it - but i haven't. diangosis ideas? Treatment options?

I've had 'clicky' elbows since i was 14, which are often painful. I've been told i'll grow out of it - but i haven't. diangosis ideas? Treatment options?

BE careful regarding: "grow out" and painful conditions/while there are growth issues it is hard to specifically answer this but many things can cause clicking from a normal physiologic click, mild laxity in a joint or a slight alteration in anatomy, or nerve or tendon issues. But if it is long standing. The main issue is if one has pain then: need to get evaluated, likely get some xrays and go from there. ...Read more

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What are glaucoma treatment options?

What are glaucoma treatment options?

Many: The goal in glaucoma treatment is to get the internal eye pressure lower than the level causing risk to vision. Most cases can be assisted with pressure lowering eyedrops to which can be added laser treatment if needed. Advanced or unresponsive cases may need surgery. There are many options; your ophthalmologist can assist you with the best course of action. ...Read more

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Treatment options for myositis? Thanks!

Treatment options for myositis? Thanks!

Could be complicated: Myositis is muscle inflammation. Inflammation damages the fibers of a muscle. This causes muscles to be weak by interfering with the ability of the muscles to contract. Although myositis can cause muscle aches and muscle tenderness, weakness is usually the dominant symptom.In some cases, myositis is a short-term problem that goes away after a few days or weeks. In other could be chronic. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for ageusia?

What are treatment options for ageusia?

Prevention: Ageusia is the loss of taste functions of the tongue, particularly the inability to detect sweetness, sourness, bitterness, saltiness, and umami (meaning "pleasant/savory taste"). Treatment options include to facilitate recovery plan to stop smoking and avoid all non-essential drugs. ...Read more

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Are there treatment options for tetanus?

Intensive care: Tetanus is not something that one can treat oneself for. Prevention is far better through vaccination. A person with tetanus needs to be hospitalized asap. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for lcis?

What are the treatment options for lcis?

Observation for Most: Lcis is somewhat of a misnomer in that it is not a cancer, but a "pre-malignant" condition in which there are abnormal cells present in the glands (lobules) of the breast. Therefore patients with a diagnosis of lcis are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer than the general population and require closer observation and screening. Hormonal therapy may be used in those with very high risk. ...Read more

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What are treatment options to phlebitis?

What are treatment options to phlebitis?

Antiinflamatory meds: Treatment of a superficial phlebitis involves antiiflamatory medication and warm soaks. ...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 treatment options for silicosis?

Not many: This is what we call a pneumoconiosis from silica inhalation at high levels which causes progressive scarring in the lungs. There is no effective treatment once it is established. Some people may benefit from bronchodilator therapy if they have airflow obstruction documented and many people will require oxygen therapy if their oxygen levels are below normal. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for dermatitis?

Not specific enough: "dermatitis" just means "inflammation of the skin". In other words, pretty much every rash is a "dermatitis". Without a more specific idea of what is going on, it is impossible to recommend treatment. Even if you are using "dermatitis" as a synonym for "eczema" (as some do), the possibilities are still too broad, since there are so many different kinds of eczema. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for bronchitis?

What are treatment options for bronchitis?

Treatment...: Acute bronchitis is usually due to either a bacterial or viral infection. If due to bacteria, antibiotics are used whereas if it is due to a virus, symptom management is employed. Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is treated with smoking cessation, bronchodilator and steroid inhalers. Oxygen is prescribed if the oxygen level is low enough to warrant this therapy. ...Read more

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Any treatment options for disc protruding ?

Any treatment options for disc protruding ?

This is a mri findin: Finding not a diagnosis many are completly asymptomatic and require no treatment at all what symptoms have you attributefd to this MRI finding? ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for glaucoma?

What are the treatment options for glaucoma?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/glaucoma/basics/treatment/con-20024042

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Treatment options for perimenopause? Thanks!

Treatment options for perimenopause? Thanks!

Many options: Birth control hormone methods, low dose hormone replacement therapy, over the counter Progesterone creams, and various herbal products can help with the symptoms. Best to discuss the options with your physician to see what would work best for you. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for leukemia?

What are the treatment options for leukemia?

It depends upon the: Type. Acute lymphoid and myeloid leukemias are treated differently, and chronic leukemias are treated different from acute varieties. It also depends on being child vs an older adult. In general, all rx (2.5-3.5 yrs) involves induction, consolidation, interim maintenance, delayed intensification and maintenance. AML rx (. ...Read more

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