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What are e.D treatments that work?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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What are e.D treatments that work?

Prescription not OTC: Any heavily advertised otc "natural" or "organic" pill to help men get firmer, last longer and/or grow larger has no basis in peer-reviewed published data. Oral options to treat ed include cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra & viagra. Alprostadil can be administered in two ways, intraurethral & intracavernosal (via injection). Vacuum pumps work, too. But as noted, you need to figure out cause first. ...Read more

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What are ED treatments that actually work?

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What are ED treatments that actually work?

FDA-approved work: All the fda-approved erectile dysfunction treatments work, otherwise they wouldn't be approved. Dietary supplements that make wild claims are manufactured w/o proof of safety or efficacy. Orals for ed include cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra (newest one), viagra & yohimbine. You can also insert a pellet (muse) into your urethra or inject the same medicine (caverject & edex) into your penis. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for osteoarthritis that work?

What are some treatments for osteoarthritis that work?

Depends what u mea!: The mainstay of treatment for osteoarthritis is anti-inflammatory medication. These medications relieve pain and stiffness, but do not prevent arthritis from getting worse. Maintaining a healthy weight, and getting regular exercise are also valuable. ...Read more

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What are some psoriasis treatments that work?

Several options: The most appropriate therapy really depends of the severity of the disease. Localized disease can be handled by topical creams. Phototherapy can help more significant disease. For the more severe and refractory psoriasis, tnf agents (enbrel, etc) are very effective. ...Read more

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What all are the treatments n medications for vaginismus?

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What all are the treatments n medications for vaginismus?

Vaginismus: Treatment for vaginismus varies, depending on what triggered it. Most women with vaginismus find reducing muscle tension using a combination of relaxation techniques, counselling, plus physical therapy with a specialist women's physiotherapist helps a lot. Your local GP or sexual health clinic should be able to help you find local health providers with expertise in treating vaginismus. ...Read more

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What are some treatments that work good for psoriaes ?

What are some treatments that work good for psoriaes ?

See a dermatologist: It all depends on how extensive the disease is. There are varoius treatments available. A good dermatologist can review these with you. ...Read more

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What are acne treatments that truly work!?

What are acne treatments that truly work!?

Scientific ones: Folk remedies (lemons, tea tree oil, etc) are likely to disappoint. Benzoyl peroxide for two weeks, if not clear get with your physician. The right mix of antibiotics (topical or systemic) and vitamin a derivatives can clear pretty much everybody. ...Read more

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Are there any holistic treatments that definitely work for multiple sclerosis?

Are there any holistic treatments that definitely work for multiple sclerosis?

Try these: There isn't yet a cure for ms in any form of medicine but good nutrition, yoga, acupuncture, graded exercise, relaxation and guided imagery can all be helpful to people with ms. ...Read more

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Are there alternative drugs to Benzodiapemes that work? If so what are they? Also, are there any herbs that work if there are no drug alternatives?

Are there alternative drugs to Benzodiapemes that work?  If so what are they?  Also, are there any herbs that work if there are no drug alternatives?

Benzodiazepine subst: Yes, there are alternative drugs to benzodiazepines, depending on what you are treating. If sleep, Rozerem (ramelteon) is non-addicting. Sleep hygiene with early exercise also works. If depression, antidepressants. If anxiety, some SSRI's, also help. Please see your doctor or let us know what you are treating, so we can be more specific in our recommendations. ...Read more

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What other treatment options are there for hypogonadism if testosterone didn't work?

What other treatment options are there for hypogonadism if testosterone didn't work?

Hypogonadism: At 25 you need to find out why you are hypo-gonadic. The underlying cause must be determined and tat needs to be treated. ...Read more

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What are the ways that chemotherapy treatments work?

What are the ways that chemotherapy treatments work?

Many ways: Chemotherapy is a group of chemicals used to treat a wide variety of cancers. They have different mechanisms of action, but, in general, the common theme is that they stop cancer cells from growing and thus kill them off. ...Read more

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What are some options for acne treatment that are all natural/pregnancy safe?

What are some options for acne treatment that are all natural/pregnancy safe?

Acne in Pregnancy: Erythromycin (erygel) is often the drug of choice for pregnancy acne. Azelaic acid (azelex, finacea) may be another option. Both medications are typically applied to the skin as a lotion or gel and are available by prescription. Both are category b meaning they are safe in the 2-3 trimester. ...Read more

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What are some alternative therapies that actually work?

What are some alternative therapies that actually work?

Acupuncture: There are many. However, i will speak about acupuncture since that is what I have expertise in. It has been around for over 5, 000 years (far longer than western medicine). It is still the predominant type of medicine practiced in many areas (along with herbology). Thus it is not "alternative" in many parts of the world. As a physician, it allows me to be a healer. ...Read more

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What are treatments for leukemia that are effective?

What are treatments for leukemia that are effective?

Leukemia type: I agree with dr. Ball. There are many types of leukemia. In general terms there are acute/chronic (a/c) leukemias and lymphoid/myeloid (l/m), thus - aml, all, cml, cll. There are other types such as hair cell, etc. AML treatment is often high dose chemo. All treatment is another type of high dose chemo. CML is generally a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (tki) such as gleevec (imatinib). Cll tx - fcr or r-benda. ...Read more

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Studies now show that anti depressants are not the best choice for ptsd. What are other options?

Studies now show that anti depressants are not the best choice for ptsd. What are  other options?

Meds and therapy: Different medications work for different people. Finding the right medication as well as the right dosage is an inexact and time consuming undertaking. Additionally, get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist who specializes in PTSD. Both meds and therapy together are the best combination. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for nocturnal enuresis? Already tried tolterodine and oxybutenin but they are no good ?

What are the treatments for nocturnal enuresis? Already tried tolterodine and oxybutenin but they are no good ?

Enuresis: You can try DDAVP (desmopressin) at bedtime also helpful is to cut off fluids a couple of hours before bed time. Another hint is to have your child double urinate.That is have him urinate twice a half hour before bedtime and then again right before bed time. ...Read more

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This question is about ED or erectile disfunction . I'd like to know what the normal cuases are and if there are effective ways to treat w/o scripts?

This question is about ED or erectile disfunction . I'd like to know what the normal cuases are and if there are effective ways to treat w/o scripts?

Multiple causes: hypertension. heart disease, diabetes, medications, stress, tension, anxiety, depression. low testosterone, psychological or self esteem , just for starters. It is ALWAYS wise to get a comprehensive physical exam including blood and urine testing. I would also suggest psychological counseling and certainly speak frankly about the nature and degree of your issues. ...Read more