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Ciclopirox BP(1%w/v), Zinc Pyrithione (ZPTO) (1%w/v) , aloe vera vs Cetrimide IP(5%w/v),Isopropyl alcohol IP(10%w/v). which shampoo is better 'n' why?
What is longterm prognosis for grade 3, stage 1b, triple positive breast cancer, double mastectomy and 6 treatments of TCH with one year of herceptin, (trastuzumab)?
I have Wastebasket dX of an immune mediated enteropathy. Aza & budesonide. Any potentially useful adjuvants? Nutritional strategies/supplements ?
Not best choices: The first is overpriced hyped retinol. Bioderma has salicylic acid that may work. Both compounds have some use in some acne preparations, but if you're serious about managing acne, start with some topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, and ask your physician if you need something more. ...Read more
Survival rate for triple neg receptors for early stage breast cancer after chemo treatment? No lymph nodes involve, stage 1b, grade 2, mastec done
Excellent: According to adjuvant online (www.Adjuvantonline.Com), you have about an 82% 10 yr survival rate based on your specific information provided. This is only an estimate since there are details I do not have such as type of chemotherapy being used. For triple negative breast cancer, these survival rates are quite excellent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends on where: It is dependent on where you live? Unless you are living in that area, it should not cause you any concern. So tell us more about yourself and why you posed this question? ...Read more
St 4 Colon Cancer with mets to the brain and liver. Received palliative radiation for brain tumors, no chemo, fluid in lungs
Prognosis with time left?
Yes: Hair transplantation is a medical procedure where intact hair follicules are harvested from hair bearing areas on the scalp (donor site) and then the follicular units are replanted strategically into the bald areas. There are now many techniques available for hair transplantation, see a board certified plastic or dermatologic surgeon who specializes in this procedure to see if you are a candidate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No.: Acne is not about dirt; it's about plugged oil glands and a specific species of bacteria. Organic botanicals (i'm assuming you're talking about the avon product) is a gentle cleanser, nothing more. It was not formulated and is not promoted as an acne treatment - so, surprise! it shouldn't be used as an acne treatment. ...Read more
Don't know if: any of the US based doctors that write for Healthtap know this answer. If you Dr is a GP it is a fair question to ask. ...Read more
Could using Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) mouthwash for 14 days after 2 basic dental implants (12&13) cause fungal infection? Any other options.
Holistic = whole: "holistic therapy" means treating the whole person. It is not the same as substituting herbal or other nutritional supplements for allopathic medicine. The best cancer treatments address the needs of the entire person, and involve collaboration between multiple trained health professionals: medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, nursing staff, psychiatrists/therapists, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Psoriasis- method for patient to estimate plaque coverage? Dr. recs tanning bed, but is that along with topical steroid & vit D? How much tanning?
Stage 3c ovarian cancer in 2011 done several chemo drugs now in liver and have colostomy doc says if no more chemo qual of life 6 mo fair assessment?
Doc may be right: I can not fully answer your question without knowing which chemotherapy drugs have been used(we have 5-6 good drugs for ovarian cancer). But once the cancer becomes resistant to all drugs then life is short...Usually a matter of months than years. But you can get a second opinion from another oncologist if you want to be absolutely certain. ...Read more
Excellent question: In some traditions, the whole idea of being kind to other people for its own sake, rather than a prescribed duty, is novel -- in these countries it's been impossible to set up voluntary organ donation. English lawyers suing pathologists popularized "the right to be buried intact." us "sensitive" ethicists emphasized "give the family a choice" rather than "do the right thing." it's all wrong & dumb. ...Read more