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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
Find the cause.: Shock is a general term that refers to a condition where the body is trying desperately to maintain stability of normal vital signs, but failing. There are several major types of shock, depending on the reason for the condition. Trauma, infection, spinal cord injury, and cardiac failure are some more typical reasons. The best treatment differs for each category. ...Read more
Acid Reflux in Kids: I assume you mean diagnosed acid reflux disease? Read this==>http://www.Webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/reflux-infants-children. This is unusual in children and can be caused by a variety of causes that are not in play in adults, so that the treatments may be different. In addition, there is some controversy about decreasing acid production for the long term. See your pediatrician. ...Read more
Pump the stomach: Patient is brought to treatment quickly after the overdose, the doctor may choose to pump the stomach, either by inducing vomiting with a medication or by giving the patient activated charcoal, which prevents the body from absorbing darvon. Activated charcoal is highly effective, reducing toxic absorption by up to 60%. Activated charcoal absorbs chemicals throughout the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more
Therapy vs repair: Not all rotator cuff tears are treated the same. Factors such as age of patient, age of the tear, size of tear, location of the tear, and most importantly the symptoms of the patient all help determine the best course of treatment. A trial of nonoperative management with therapy and perhaps an injection is the usual 1st line of treatment. Surgery may be indicated if nonoperative treatment fails. ...Read more
Call 911: Ami (acute myocardial infarction) is an emergency. You would not want to be calling your friends or paging through the phone book volume are having a myocardial infarction. Every minute is important. The fastest way to get to the hospital emergency room quickly is to call 911. ...Read more
Education: Educating yourself about treatment, its course, goals, medications used and participating fully in any rehabilitation is vital. It provides sense of control. Asking questions is another way to contribute to your own treatment just like the good question you've asked here. ...Read more
Aspirin: Still,'s disease is a form of arthritis that is acute and may affect organs other than the joints. Its childhood counterpart is juvenile rheumatoid (idiopathic) arthritis. Aspirin & nsaids are treatments to start with. Occasionally Prednisone or chemotherapeutic agents are used in severe cases. See: http://www.Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000450. Htm. ...Read more