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What are the common treatments for amyloidosis?

What are the common treatments for amyloidosis?

Depends on the type: There are different types of amyloidosis that require different types of therapy. There are genetic, inflammatory/infectious and neoplastic (cancer) types cuases of amyloidosis. The treatment is very different depending on the type. If you ask the question again with the type of amyloid we can be more specific. ...Read more

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Amyloidosis (Definition)

A condition where there is a build up of amyloid proteins (considered an abnormal protein) in the heart, kidneys, ...Read more


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What are the treatments for sarcoidosis?

What are the treatments for  sarcoidosis?

There are several...: Prednisone is the usual first line therapy. If that doesn't control symptoms, then methotrexate or azothioprine can be tried. Acthar is another very expensive drug that seems to have a very good effect. ...Read more

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What are the most common treatments for crohns?

What are the most common treatments for crohns?

Varied: The treatment paradigm for cd includes a variety of medications and depends largely on phenotype and location. Mesalamine products (i.e. Pentasa) are most effective in mild colonic disease. Steroids are used for flares. Imunomodulators such as 6mp and azathiaprine are commonly used and often used in conjunction with biologic agents such as Remicade (infliximab) or humira. Surgery reserved for refractory dz. ...Read more

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What are the most common treatments for hyponatremia?

What are the most common treatments for hyponatremia?

Water restriction: The first line therapy would be to restrict your free water intake each day. You may also be prescribed a higher salt diet or even salt tablets. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for Hodgkin disease?

What are the treatments for Hodgkin disease?

Radiation and Chemo: the recommended therapy must be individualized on basis of age , extent of disease ,and histopathology of the lesions, Since surgery plays limited therapeutic role ,the mainstays of therapy have been radiation and chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for hypoparathyroidism?

What are the  treatments for hypoparathyroidism?

Calcium and vit d: Hypoparathyroidism is manifest by low serum calcium and is treated by calcium and vitamin in doses required to bring the calcium up to a safe level. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for retinoblastoma?

What are the treatments for retinoblastoma?

Several: This is a complex disease that has many different treatment options, all based on stage and symptoms and age of the patient. Removal of the eye (enucleation), radiation, chemotherapy, cryotherapy and thermotherapy are all considerations. These remedies have many modes of administration -- so 400 characters is not enough to go into all of the nuances of treatment. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for fabry disease?

What are the treatments for fabry disease?

Fabry disease Tx: Enzyme replacement therapy and close followup with a regular doctor are the treatment for fabry disease. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for anemia?

What are the treatments for anemia?

Only a few: We don't actually have that many medical treatments for anemia. 1-procrit and other esas 2-iron 3-vitamin b12 4-folate 5-steroids (for autoimmune hemolytic anemia) 6-transfusion that's pretty much it as far as i know. Hope that helped. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for Parkinson's disease?

What are the treatments for Parkinson's disease?

Many: Treatment for pd can be divided into pharmacologic (medications), nonpharmacologic, and surgical therapy. Pharmacologic involves neuroprotective or symptomatic therapy. The main drugs used include levodopa, mao-b inhibitors, Dopamine agonists. Most of the available treatments used in practice are designed to manage symptoms and do not appear to slow or reverse the natural course of the disease. ...Read more

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What are common cquses of scalp psoriasis? And what are the treatment options, management and cure?

What are common cquses of scalp psoriasis? And what are the treatment options, management and cure?

Scalp Psoriasis: No one knows the cause of psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis occurs mainly in women. There is no cure, as yet, for this baffling skin ailment. There are several shampoos that can help, not cure, your condition. Shampoos with tar, daily, have been known to help. Treatment options would be: see a dermatologist! he or she can give you the proper management options. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for hematocele?

What are the treatments for hematocele?

Depends on...: Scrotal trauma can result in a testicular hematoma or hematocele. Color doppler ultrasonography is the imaging technique used to see what is there. Hematomas and hematoceles are managed on an individual basis depending on the urologist and the patient (but surgery is needed if the covering of the testicle is ruptured). ...Read more

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What are the causes and treatments for thalassemia?

What are the causes and treatments for thalassemia?

Genetics: Thalassemia is an inherited disorder of hemoglobin synthesis. There is no known cure, treatment involves replacing blood as necessary and certain medications. The carrier state requires no treatment. See http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/health-topics/topics/thalassemia/ for more detailed information. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for epstein-barr disease?

What are the best treatments for epstein-barr disease?

Time: In most cases, patients with acute ebv (mononucleosis) are treated symptomatically and with reduced activity. Antivirals generally have no role but corticosteroids are used in some cases related to complications including low platelets and hemolytic anemia. ...Read more