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What are some good treatments for nsvn other than chemo?

What are some good treatments for nsvn other than chemo?

Immunosuppressants: Non systemic vasculitic neuropathy is treated with immunosuppressants including steroids, Cyclophosphamide (a type of chemo), mycophenolate and azathioprine. Ask your doctor about options. There are several choices of oral drugs and you may need to try several to find the one that works best for you. ...Read more

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What are some treatment for copa tunnal other than surgery thanks?

What are some treatment   for copa tunnal other than surgery thanks?

Rest and therapy: You can find carpal tunnel splints at any pharmacy. Wearing them while sleeping can help. Also physical therapy can help. ...Read more

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What are the two significant but different treatments for breast cancer?

What are the two significant but different treatments for breast cancer?

Likely lump va mrm: It sounds as if u r asking about breast conservation therapy versus mastectomy. If caught early with few or no lymph nodes involved then either a mastectomy or lumpectomy+breast radiation have equal cure rates. Chemotherapy can be given for the same reasons with either approach. Cure rates r the same with either. The difference is whether or not the natural breast is kept or reconstruction reqd. ...Read more

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What are the most common therapies for depression other than meds?

What are the most common therapies for depression other than meds?

Natural treatment: Alternative treatments for depression include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements ( i.e. 5 htp, same and st john's wort), journaling and support groups. Vitamins can also be helpful such as a b complex, vitamin d and omega 3. If you have severe depression which is adversely affecting your ability to function, please see a mental health professional. ...Read more

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What treatment options for RA are there other than drugs?

What treatment options for RA are there other than drugs?

None: Untreated RA quickly leads to irreversible joint damage, deformity and disability. I urge you not to delay in seeing a rheumatologist and starting meds which can prevent damage and put the disease into remission. ...Read more

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Are there any immunotherapy treatments to treat testicular cancer? It seems like chemo and radiation are the only options mentioned online.

Are there any immunotherapy treatments to treat testicular cancer? It seems like chemo and radiation are the only options mentioned online.

No not yet: Chemotherapy is highly effective in curing testicular cancer. So there has not been any need or efforts made to test immunotherapy. it is not a good idea to bypass effective therapy and use something with unknown activity/benefit. ...Read more

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Are there any other treatments for lissencephaly other than physical and occupational therapy I should know of for my 4 month old baby?

Are there any other treatments for lissencephaly other than physical and occupational therapy I should know of for my 4 month old baby?

No treatments: He will likely need speech therapy as he gets older. He needs a good pediatric neurologist and a geneticist. A Developmental Pediatrician may also be helpful. I would find a primary care pediatrician who has experience in caring for kids with chronic illness. I see the complex kids in my practice every 3 months. Keep up the good work! ...Read more

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Apart from allopathy which other therapy/alternative is most beneficial for health?What are other courses have more market value n beneficial to do?

Unanswerable: I am sorry to report but your question is way out of the scope of this simple application. This app is for suffering or struggling people to ask about specific problems or concerns. You are asking for a whole treatise on healing and medicine. That would take hundreds of pages to write. Please ask specific questions about your symptoms here to get help. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for a fever?

What are some treatments for a fever?

Antipyretics: Aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen are all antipyretics (fever reducers). Children under 18 shouldn't take aspirin, due to the risk of reye's syndrome. Tylenol (acetaminophen) shouldn't be used by people with liver disease, and Ibuprofen avoided by those with certain cardiac and renal diseases. This list is partial, if you're not sure, please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some alternative treatments for melanoma?

What are some alternative treatments for melanoma?

Adjuncts only: If you ignore surgery for melanoma, you will pay for your mistake with your life. If you are interested in vitamins, botanicals and so forth, remember these are only adjuncts. I am not sure I would accept some of therapies for advanced disease that give only a small survival advantage, but I would not pay a conspiracy or natural-medicine talker for telling me untruths. Be savvy. ...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 some suggesting for deciding which eating, exercise, and stress management options are right for you?

What are some suggesting for deciding which eating, exercise, and stress management options are right for you?

Precious Health: Eating: Balanced Diet with protein, carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants. Daily Exercise for about 30 minutes: What you like such as walking, hiking, swimming, tennis. Stress management: •Focus on “Breath Is Life” •Let Stress thoughts will pass away like clouds on mountain. •Therapy for stresses of life •Visual Imagery •Medication •Music Relaxation •YogaMeditation. ...Read more

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What are the other options for removal of fibroadenoma other than surgery?

What are the other options for removal of fibroadenoma other than surgery?

None.: Fibroadenoma are mostly benign. Sometimes fluid filled become cystic and painful. Can be aspirated with needle by a breast surgeon or Invasive radiologist. Avoid Chocolate,Coffee. Add Vitamin E and some times BCP also help prevent recurrent exacerbation of painful Fibroadenoma ...Read more

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What other treatments are there for laryngal cancer?

What other treatments are there for laryngal cancer?

Many options: Early stage glottic larynx cancers can be cut out with an endoscopic procedure that doesn't involve removing the entire voicebox or curative radiation therapy can be used. More advanced stages may need radical surgery and/or chemo/rt. ...Read more

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What are some alternatives for shaving your head for cancer?

What are some alternatives for shaving your head for cancer?

Cut it short: I usually advise against shaving the head because it causes nicks and cuts which can become infected. Also, patients develop folliculitis because of the irritation. Cut it short to make it easier to accept emotionally and make your bed and sink easier to clean. ...Read more

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Other than chemo and radiation, what about a surgical possibility for cancer treatment?

Other than chemo and radiation, what about a surgical possibility for cancer treatment?

Sure!: Surgery is the pilar of therapy for many cancers, often assisted by chemo or radiation. Other times is of no use at all. Depends on the cancer and the particular situation. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any other treatment options for hip dysplasia other than surgery?

Please tell me if there are any other treatment options for hip dysplasia other than surgery?

Stem Cell Therapy?: There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us. I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy are the Regenexx Physicians Network. They have over 6500 patients in their registry with pretty good results. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read more

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What are some non-surgical options for kidney cancer?

What are some non-surgical options for kidney cancer?

Several: Several approaches used short of surgical resection of a kidney tumor. it depends on size of lesion. Chemo-embolization, by injecting chemotherapy directly into the renal artery can be used. For RT, Cyberknife treatment covers a larger field than gamma knife also available in lesions smaller than 6 cm. Recent interventional cryoablation data show near 100 percent control.in the smaller tumor ...Read more

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What are some good treatments for nsvn other than chemo?

Immunosuppressants: Non systemic vasculitic neuropathy is treated with immunosuppressants including steroids, Cyclophosphamide (a type of chemo), mycophenolate and azathioprine. Ask your doctor about options. There are several choices of oral drugs and you may need to try several to find the one that works best for you. ...Read more