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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Burkitt Lymphoma (Definition)

Burkitt lymphoma is an aggressive lymphoma that is seen in children and adults. It has a group of specific biologic markers and is one ...Read more


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What are the most effective ways to prevent asbestosis?

What are the most effective ways to prevent asbestosis?

Asbestosis: Most common in miners of asbestos. Others: shipyard, foundry, and demolition workers, and old brakepad manufacturers. Asbestos insulated homes and offices are not a source of exposure unless you remodel/demolish without respiratory protection. This is now illegal so its unlikely, but you should check with osha representatives at work, and with your builder if you live in an "older" (~70s) homes. ...Read more

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What are considered the common unique ways to cure or prevent cancer?

What are considered the common unique ways to cure or prevent cancer?

That is a complex Qu: This is a very broad question. Prevention is desirable but there is no 100 effective method other than living a healthy life style. This includes keeping your weight normal, daily exercise and eat healthy foods which are plant- based and low in animal fats. Next is to have annual screening for early detection of cancer. Lastly if you do develop cancer, you need to get it treated when it is small. ...Read more

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What are the most effective ways to prevent chlamydia infections?

What are the most effective ways to prevent chlamydia infections?

Condoms: Using condoms and limiting the number of sexual partners are two basic ways to avoid chlamydia. It is best to know if your sexual partner has a history of infections before you have sex. Always using condoms is a good idea if you are unsure of your partner's status. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to cure tuberculosis?

What are the best ways to cure tuberculosis?

Tb cure: Tb has to be treated with at least two antibiotics that the particular organism has been proven sensitive to. Normal 4 drugs are started until the sensitivity reports are available and then the régimen is simplified. Treatment must continue from 6-12 months depending upon reliability of the patient ...Read more

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What are the most common ways to treat breast cancer?

What are the most common ways to treat breast cancer?

Depends: This depends on the type of tumor, involvement in other areas or spread/metastasis, how healthy the patient is and the stage. In general the treatments are: surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and hormonal therapy. Every individual is treated according to her/his cancer. There are many websites with more information: komen.org, breastcancer.org, cancer.gov ...Read more

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What are the ways to prevent anal cancer?

What are the ways to prevent anal cancer?

Regular checkups: And avoiding anal intercourse, treating viral lesions when they first arise. ...Read more

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What are the different way to prevent colon cancer?

What are the different way to prevent colon cancer?

Numerous: Hi fiber diet, high fluids, avoiding excessive red meats and smoked foods, and getting regular colonoscopies if you are at risk. Most importantly, don't assume bleeding is from your hemorrhoids. Get it checked out b an expert. No bleeding even from hemorrhoids is normal. ...Read more

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What are common ways of reducing skin reaction to radiation treatments for cancer?

What are common ways of reducing skin reaction to radiation treatments for cancer?

Various creams: Radiation specialists often have a cream that they recommend to their patients. I have tried many over the years with my patients and some work better than others. Today patients often do their research on the internet and present me with new creams that work for them! ...Read more

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What are the most effective ways to exercise?

What are the most effective ways to exercise?

Running Probably: An aerobic exercise program that works on cardiovascular conditioning[key to metabolic changes from exercise]and expends a great deal of calories:effective with weight loss.Swimming/biking will also work well. Maintaining muscle mass is also very important with calisthenics or weights.There are many metabolic effects of this as well but not the calories expenditure or as many cardio effects. ...Read more

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What are the most effective cancer treatments?

What are the most effective cancer treatments?

Evidence-based: Every cancer treatment offered by mainstream medicine is meticulously tested and compared to what's available. These are surgery, radiation, and old-style and new-fangled chemotherapy. What works best depends on the cancer and how far it's gotten. The ones that don't work get promoted on "natural healing" shows and websites. Ignore them. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to prevent mucormycosis?

What are the best ways to prevent mucormycosis?

Your immunity: "mucor" is an invasive fungus that affects people with severe underlying illness like very poorly controlled diabetes, or immune suppression for transplants, and autoimmune diseases. Some malignancies (leukemias) can render your immune system ineffective. If you don't have these conditions or similarly severe illness, you'd be hard pressed to get mucormycosis even if you tried. ...Read more

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What are the most common ways to get meningitis?

What are the most common ways to get meningitis?

AIRBORNE BY SECRETIO: There are three kind of meningitis 1viral2bacterial3fungal most common are viral which are transmitted by direct airborne change of secretions by coughing and sneezing bacterial can be contacted by skull fractures, acute or chronic sinusitis or otitis media.It can also occur with septicemia with positive blood cultures in immune compromised patiens cryptococcus which is funfus rare mengitis. ...Read more

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What are effective ways to treat the symptoms of sickle cell anemia?

What are effective ways to treat the symptoms of sickle cell anemia?

See below: Sickle cell anemia can be very difficult to treat. Avoiding any known precipitating circumstance may help. Keep well hydrated. There are medications that may help if crises are frequent or severe. Blood (exchange) transfusions may also help if crises are severe or frequent. Consult with a hematologist who treats people with sickle cell anemia. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to prevent getting colon cancer?

What are the best ways to prevent getting colon cancer?

Be healthy!: Studies have shown all the other things that are good for us are also good at preventing colon ca. Daily exercise, maintaining an appropriate weight and a diet rich in leafy greens and vegetables, having regular bm's are all very helpful. For high risk people (family history, certain diseases) daily low dose aspirin/nsaid's are also helpful in large studies that have looked at many other factors. ...Read more

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Are there ways to prevent the relaps of croup in children?

Are there ways to prevent the relaps of croup in children?

Depends: Croup is a common in young children whose airways are rubbery & can make frightful noise with a forcefull cough. Several different viruses are implicated and recurrence over several seasons is common. Spasmotic croup is related to asthma & may recurr more.Your pediatrician should help you sort our your childs pattern so meds can be used if indicated. ...Read more

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What are the best medicines to prevent recurrence of viral myocarditis?

What are the best medicines to prevent recurrence of viral myocarditis?

There isn't one...: It is sad to say but we do not have any medicaction to prevent viral myocarditis. We actually have very few medication to treat viral infections--only available for hiv, herpes/chickenpox, hepb/c, and influenza. Fortunately these disease don't cause much problems with myocarditis, except hiv. Hiv can be treated. Get vaccines for influenza/chicken pox/hepb. Best is to keep healthy!. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for and ways to prevent epidydmitis?

What are effective treatments for and  ways to prevent epidydmitis?

Urology question: Causes of acute epididymitis are not known. Your urologist may recommend prostate exam, avoid strenuous exercise with a full bladder. Recent catheterization and/or infections are cited as well. Again, a better question for a urologist. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Thompson
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Lymphoma (Definition)

A malignancy that develops in the lymph glands that causes nodes ...Read more