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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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