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Visceral Hypersensitivity Treatment
Depends: Number one is removal of the precipitating allergen (cause of the hypersensitivity). Then, depending upon the severity, short courses of anti-inflammatory meds which may include steroids may be helpful. Supportive care may include other factors depending upon the cause and the degree of impairment. ...Read more
Is it possible for the tuberculous neck lymph node to enlarge during the fifth month of treatment due to hypersensitivity?
Possible but: There are other causes for node enlargement including treatment failure. See your doctor soon. ...Read more
What is visceral hypersensitivity and its cause. Can it be the same as chronic continuous IBS pain? What are the latest treatment options available?
Close, but...: Visceral hypersensitivity is believed to be one mechanism thru which ibs manifests--but there are many, each representing a target for possible treatments. Effective therapeutic options include: receptor-mediators, various antidepressants, motility-acting agents, non-pharmacologic approaches, more. Distinction of ibs from organic pathology is critical. As to your "continous pain", don't you sleep? ...Read more
Experimental: Cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) (mycophenolate) is a medication that has been used to treat interstitial lung diseases that are autoimmune in nature. While hypersensitivity pneumonitis is an interstitial lung disease, it is triggered by "extrinsic' triggers such as airborne mold, and other "organic" substances. There is not enough data to prove that CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) would be helpful at this point in time. ...Read more
Can TB spread in the body during treatment of 5 months.tb neck lymph nodes increasing.is it hypersensitivity?
Biopsy of the lymph node will give an accurate diagnosis.
If it is tuberculosis, drug resistance may play a part in treatment. You need to see a specialist in TB to settle it.
You may need a different combination of anti-tubercular medications. ...Read more
Distension/bloating: Distension --may be pain in the guts, if lower part of guts, then urgency to use no.2 bloating-- may be more gassy but not necessary; may be an abdominal fullness sensation. ...Read more
What type of Dr would I see for visceral hypersensitivity? What tests would show a diagnosis versus fibromyalgia?
Gastroenterologist : 39 y female w. Fibromyalgia, FM, has "visceral hypersensitivity", which suggests Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS, which is commonly associated w. FM. IBS is functional dysautonomic disorder of intestinal tissues & often no pathology found. IMO, IBS & other dysautonomia functions associated w. Fibromyalgia, such as POTS & migraines, result from neural impingements incited by hypermobile joints. ...Read more
Is there any treatment for visceral hyperalgesia? I've read the research for this has not been proven as a cause of IBS?
Is another (fancy) was of decribing "Sensitive Bowels" a term which is old-fashioned and used to describe a WIDE RANGE of Bowel disorders presenting as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (or IBS). See a GI Doc with an interest in this disorder which NOW has a number of excellent treatments!
Hope this helps!
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Because of excessive visceral fat accumulation due to medical issues, are there any procedures like laparascopic (supracolic) omentectomy that will work (safe)? Or any other medical treatments? What kind of specialist could I consult?
Not obese .
More info needed: How was this diagnosed and are you having any symptoms? The momentum can be easily removed with an open operation, and it might be possible via laparoscope, depending on the size of the momentum. The question is what symptoms are you having, there may be another problem as well. A general surgeon would be the one to consult. ...Read more
Desensitization: Allergen desensitization does not work on all allergies--it is most effective with seasonal allergens, indoor allergens and insect bites. Insect bites from bees, red ants and wasps are treated with allergen desensitization. Allergen desensitization uses small amounts of the allergen the person is allergic to and injects the allergen into the individual's body. ...Read more
There is no cure for this condition, and it is treated with non opoids and opoids analgesics like morphine derivatives and Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) or ultram. Neurontin, zelnorm and procardia
some children with this disorder will recover in time without any treatment. Others will need long term treatment with meds to control symptoms. ...Read more
Can painkillers act as a treatment for people hypersensitive to touch? Do you think that would work?
Typical symptoms: Regardless of the food triggering an allergic reaction the allergic reaction consists of some or all of these symptoms: itchy & swollen of lips, tongue, mouth, throat, nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea, hives, swollen face, eyelids, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, a sense of doom, dizziness, loss of consciousness. ...Read more
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For sea sickness:
dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is the most commonly used one. Other are Diphenhydramine (benadryl) and meclizine.
In order to prevent sea sickness you need to take them before you start feeling sick, preferably before you get on a boat. Meclizine has less of a drowsiness effect, the rest may make you drowsy. ...Read more
1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day
2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week.
3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good)
4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days
5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more