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Dr. Jared Fialkow
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Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Bowels (Definition)

Colitis is inflammation of the large intestine. It can be from parasites, bacteria, or other causes. Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that cause mild to fatal symptoms. Diverticulitis is inflammation of pouches that can occur in the large intestine usually seen with age. It is usually provoked by seeds entering the pouch and not being able to exit. Flagyl is ...Read more


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What will happen if a cvid patient stops infusions? Can they try antibiotic therapy in place of infusions if they are achy, fatigued and still get sic

What will happen if a cvid patient stops infusions? Can they try antibiotic therapy in place of infusions if they are achy, fatigued and still get sic

Difficult: Cvid is significant, but I do have some of my cvid patients on a strictly "watch and treat" approach. This is entirely a decision for you and your immunologist to make together. Igiv is the best therapy we currently have and using antibiotics can lead to future resistance. Have you tried other igiv or scig therapies before stopping all treatment? ...Read more

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What does it mean if a patient with a heart pacemaker received antibiotic therapy for streptococcal bacteremia.?

Infection prevention: Results of the present meta-analysis suggest that systemic antibiotic prophylaxis significantly reduces the incidence of potentially serious infective complications after permanent pacemaker implantation. They support the use of prophylactic antibiotics at the time of pacemaker insertion to prevent short-term pocket infection, skin erosion or septicemia. ...Read more

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Pacient with high fever for over 1 week, in treatment with antibiotis, leucocitosis, PCR high, and pain in the superior abdomen. What's the diagnosis?

Pacient with high fever for over 1 week, in treatment with antibiotis, leucocitosis, PCR high, and pain in the superior abdomen. What's the diagnosis?

Age, sex, PMHx trave: Age, sex, pmhx, travel hx of the pt, how everything started, recent medical procedures or surgery? From acute cholecystitis, perforated viscous and peritonitis, acute appendicitis, complicated pancreatitis, any of causes for fever of unknown origen: lymphoma, thyfoid fever, endocarditis, collagen vascular disorders (vasculitis), medications, kidney stones with pyelonephritis? Keep us posted. ...Read more

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Fourth time pd peritonitis - most times negative growth. What's standard protocol for treatment?

Fourth time pd peritonitis - most times negative growth. What's standard protocol for treatment?

Most of the time: Peritoneal dialysis is switched to hemodialysis, repeated infections (peritonitis) will obliterate the the peritoneal space, fibrous tissue grows around pd catheter, will not allow good inflow and out flow return makes it impossible to dialyze, of course ideal is kidney transplant. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for peritonitis when doing capd?

Usually antibiotics: It may require antibiotics and temporary hemodialysis. Sometimes removal and exchange of the catheter is required too. Rarely is surgery required beyond that. ...Read more

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What happens if antibiotics cannot cure hiv, why might doctors prescribe antibiotics to patients with HIV anyway?

What happens if antibiotics cannot cure hiv, why might doctors prescribe antibiotics to patients with HIV anyway?

HAART: We cannot cure diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, many cancers but we can control these illnesses. When we give antiretroviral tehrapy for HIV we are suppressing the virus to its lowest numbers of circulating virus. We know that reduces transmission and allows the HIV infected individual to get medical care for the viral infection. We supress replication making the virus weak. ...Read more

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Who has seen perritonitis, and what kind of treatment did you give?

Who has seen perritonitis, and what kind of treatment did you give?

Antibiotics/surgery: Peritonitis is inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavity. Most common causes are due to bacterial infections originating from appendicitis, diverticulitis, bowel perforation, colitis, and cancer. It is treated with antibiotics that cover the bacteria normally present in the intestines and frequently with surgery to correct the underlying cause. ...Read more

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If sacral nerve stimulation don't work, does patient has to catherize for whole life? Aren't there any treatment for blader due to sacral nerve pinched?

If sacral nerve stimulation don't work, does patient has to catherize for whole life? Aren't there any treatment for blader due to sacral nerve pinched?

Bladder dysfunction: There are many new and developing treatments for bladder dysfunction. Get a second opinion from a urogynecologist and see if other meds or therapies might help you. ...Read more

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Which is the preferred treatment to control hypertension (co-diovan80/12.5mg) or amlodipine 5mg in patient with b.urea59, s.creatinine1.58, age72.?

Which is the preferred treatment to control hypertension (co-diovan80/12.5mg) or amlodipine 5mg in patient with b.urea59, s.creatinine1.58, age72.?

Amloidopin...: It is a vasodilating med.....better for this patient. But can cause constipation, ankle edema. Actually there is a combination pill available containing amloidopin and diovan (valsartan). See how he tolerates.... ...Read more

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I have had off and on excessive belching for 6 months now. It all started after antibiotic treatment. My MD doesn't seem concerned. How do I stop it?

I have had off and on excessive belching for 6 months now. It all started after antibiotic treatment. My MD doesn't seem concerned. How do I stop it?

Burping issues: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of the stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness & bloating, relieved by belching. Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. In some, belching can become habitual. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for patients with aneurism?

What is the best treatment for patients with aneurism?

Depends on details: An aneurysm is a blood vessel (artery) that has a widened (dilated) portion. They can be in many places, such as in the brain, in the heart arteries, in the aorta, in arm or leg arteries, etc... Treatments will depend on where the aneurysm is, how big it is, how likely it is to grow or burst, how healthy the patient is, how easy or how hard it is to get to the aneurysm, etc... Details matter! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for an avm patient?

What is the best treatment for an avm patient?

Complicated: For a brain avm, there are three techniques available, which are all complementary: surgery, radiosurgery and embolization. Talk to your neurosurgeon about it. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is true that hospice patients don't get any treatment?

Please explain if it is true that hospice patients don't get any treatment?

End of life care.: Hospice is meant for those who seemingly at the end of life, although that end can still be many months away. The emphasis of hospice care is not trying to save the life, but to give comfort to the individual as their death approaches. It's not "no treatment", it's comfort care. ...Read more

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Does aseries strok have a treatment? If the patient can't move neither speak.

Does aseries strok have a treatment? If the patient can't move neither speak.

Yes, needs treatment: Speech therapy, physical and occupational therapies all important, and testing to uncover etiology also of value. May be best to use a preventative medication to keep from further stroke activity.. ...Read more

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What it`s the correct treatment for mycotic vulvovaginitis?! it`s any antibiotic?

Anti-fungal: Antibiotics are medications used to treat bacterial infections. Mycotic infections are yeast infections. They need to be treated with anti-fungal medications such as Fluconazole (diflucan). Antibiotics, in fact, might make the yeast infection worse! Talk with your doctor about the correct medications to use! ...Read more

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What to do when a patient with depression doesn't want treatment and is agressive to others?

What to do when a patient with depression doesn't want treatment and is agressive to others?

See below: Specific laws are state-dependent, but this is the gist. If a patients is a threat to him/herself or others, s/he should be hospitalized/ committed to treatment. ...Read more

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What's the best antibiotic for treatment of septicemia?

What's the best antibiotic for treatment of septicemia?

Not one best drug: Septicemia, or an infection in the blood stream, can be caused by many different bacteria and therefore many different antibiotics may be needed. It is important to have specific sensitivities as to what antibiotics the different bacteria are most sensitivie. There is no simple answer but your physician will treat you with the best antibiotic for ou. ...Read more

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What's the best antibiotic for treatment of septicemia in neanates?

What's the best antibiotic for treatment of septicemia in neanates?

Situation dictates: Best antibiotic choice in neonatal sepsis, made by considering child's age, medical history/comorbidities, clinical presentation, potential source, gram stain data, local resistance patterns, etc. Consultation w/ pediatric infectious disease strongly encouraged. May also need anti -fungal, -viral, -rickettsial treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there some sort of cure or treatment for antibiotic allergies?

Short term only: Short term desensitization to antibiotics is a common procedure, but the tolerance is short-lived. ...Read more

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What's the standard treatment for a class 2 patient with systolic heart failure?

What's the standard treatment for a class 2 patient with systolic heart failure?

Check out this: Informative link. Take care and happy holidays! Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/heart-failure/ds00061. ...Read more

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What factors will a doctor consider when choosing cancer treatment for a patient?

What factors will a doctor consider when choosing cancer treatment for a patient?

Extent and Stage. ..: Cancer treatments are tailored to the stage of Cancer which means the extent of Cancer, measured as size of the primary cancer and extent of its spread away from the starting site.
Localised cancer (stage-1 and stage-2) are frequently controllable with surgery (operation to remove the tumor) and radiotherapy. Systemic therapies (chemotherapy and modern targeted agents) are used for stages 3-4. ...Read more

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How to decrease the side effects of radiotherapy for a cancer patient in treatment?

How to decrease the side effects of radiotherapy for a cancer patient in treatment?

Speak with doctor: Side effects are individualized and different for each person. I recommend that you speak with your radiation oncologist with your concerns. Your doctor cannot help address issues if they are not made aware of the problems. ...Read more

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Does 3rd stage in lungs cancer curable or can we prolong patient's life by treatment.?

Does 3rd stage in lungs cancer curable or can we prolong patient's life by treatment.?

Sometimes: There are some long-term remissions with stage 3 lung cancer ranging from 10 to 20% depending on the extent of lymph nodes with cancer in the mediastinum. Concurrent chemotherapy and radiation +/- surgery can prolong substantially patient's life. ...Read more

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How does eating disorder treatment work? What does the psychiatrist do with the patient?

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How does eating disorder treatment work? What does the psychiatrist do with the patient?

Eating DO: Help them build self esteem, confidence & self worth. Medications used to treat underlying depression or anxiety. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


Dr. Deborah Wong
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Infection Of Abdominal Lining (Definition)

A condition in which there is swelling and irritation of the lining of the inside of the belly. Common symptoms may include abdominal pain, ...Read more