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What are the symptoms of and the treatment for angioneurotic edema?

What are the symptoms of and the treatment for angioneurotic edema?

Simple usually.: I favor the concommitent use of an h1 and h2 blocker together. Hydroxyzine 25-50 hd and rantidine 300 work well, as does Doxepin 25-50mg hs with rantidine 300mg. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Edema (Definition)

Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of goitre and the treatment?

What are the symptoms of goitre and the treatment?

Depends on cause: A goiter, or enlarged thyroid, may be associated with either hypothyroidism (hashimoto's disease, iodine deficient), or hyperthyroidism (toxic nodules, graves' disease) or euthyroidism (any of above, but with normal thyroid function). Treat low thyroid with thyroid hormone (or iodine in deficient regions). Can treat high thyroid with i-131. Or surgery if thyroid gland is too large in all cases. ...Read more

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What are the causes and treatment for atelectasis of lungs?

What are the causes and treatment for atelectasis of lungs?

Open lungs up: Atelectasis of lung means there is no air iin a portion of lung. This occurs if a branch of the bronchi leading to that part of the lung is blocked by mucous/phlegm or even a foreign body (like an aspirated piece of food for example). Often use of cough, bronchodilators can open bronchi up and clear phlegm or a bronchoscope can be used to suction it out. ...Read more

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What are the causes and treatment of chronic hives?

What are the causes and treatment of chronic hives?

Causes rarely known: We rarely find the cause for hives that last longer than 4 weeks. Individual hives last less than 24 hours and don't leave any scars are usually benign (not due to some bad disease), even if they are very itchy and make you miserable. Initial treatment is with high doses of antihistamines. If unsuccessful, there are protocols as to how to proceed. See a board-certified allergist/immunologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lymphedema?

What are the symptoms of lymphedema?

Swelling: Most often affects arm or leg after lymph node surgery or lymphatic damage. Skin and tissues become thickened and swollen chronically. Color of skin can darken slightly. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of edema?

What are the symptoms of edema?

Edema: Edema can be a symptom of heart, kidney and/or liver failure, among other causes. It is also a side effect of some medications. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/edema/basics/definition/con-20033037 & http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-failure/edema-overview for more info. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of and treatments for hypoparathyroidism?

What are the symptoms of and treatments for hypoparathyroidism?

Hyporathyroidism: Symptoms of hypoparathyroidism include: abdominal pain, brittle nails, dry skin and hair, muscle pain, cramps and spasm, seizures, tingling lips, fingers/toes, pain in the face legs and feet...See your doctor if you have these symptoms, you will need a blood check. The treatment is to replace calcium with active vitamin d (calcitriol), calcium pills and regular vitamin d. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cellulitis?

What are the symptoms of cellulitis?

Redness swelling pai: Cellulitis causes pain, redness, swelling, warmth and loss of function of the affected area. There may be fever, local discharge and in severe cases, abscess formation and tissue necrosis. Rarely cellulitis causes rapid necrosis, commonly known as flesh eating bacterial infection. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of oculomycosis?

What are the signs and symptoms of oculomycosis?

Oculomycosis: Oculomycosis means simply any fungal disease of any part of the eye. A fungal infection of the cornea will present very differently from a fungal infection in the retina. Please ask us a more specific question so that we can give you a full answer. ...Read more

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What are sign & symptoms of pulmonary edema? And what is the treatment?

What are sign & symptoms of pulmonary edema? And what is the treatment?

Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath, cough, chest tightness, heaviness in the chest, low oxygen levels. Chest x ray shows congestion, sometimes effusion, enlarged heart. Treatment starts with oxygen, diuretics. Determine the cause, treat accordingly. A pressure mask might help in certain circumstances to assist with breathing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms, cause, the outcome and pictures of dermatoplasty?

What are the symptoms, cause, the outcome and pictures of dermatoplasty?

Skin grafting: Skin grafting to replace defective skin tissue or to cover open wounds. Commonly used in the septum for patients with epistaxis due to telagectasias or other causes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of high gastrin, and what is the treatment?

What are the symptoms of high gastrin, and what is the treatment?

Ulcer: High gastrin can cause ulcers in the upper digestive tract. Alternatively it can be normal to have high gastrin levels without any problem if it is medication induced. ...Read more

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What are the causes of GERD and the cures?

What are the causes of GERD and the cures?

Acid: Gastro esophageal reflux. Excessive acids in your stomach that are probably coming up in your throat. Acid causes: stress, diet, many others. See your gastroenterologist have it properly diagnosed and then they can go over a proper regimen for treatment. They can help you! ...Read more

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What are the causes and symptoms of mesothelioma?

What are the causes and symptoms of mesothelioma?

Cancer of cells: Lining of the chest cavity and lungs is called mesothelioma. It produces fluid, leading to shortness of breath and cough. Invading the chest, it can cause pain, especilaly on deep breath and cough. Fatigue and weight loss are signals of advanced disease and may indicat difficulty tolerating treatment. Asbestos is a known cause, 30 years post exposure mean time. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cellulitis and signs?

What are the symptoms of cellulitis and signs?

Infected/inflammed: Cellulitis is simply an inflammation of the skin ("itis") that can be caused by many factors including infection, or anything that causes inflammation like sunburn or vein disease.. Inflammation means the tissues are red, hot, swollen, and tender. Antibiotics should not be used unless it is absolutely infected which should involve more than simply the presence of inflammation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of trigminal neuritis , and what is the definitive treatment?

What are the causes of trigminal neuritis , and what is the definitive treatment?

Facial Pain: Trigeminal neuralgia is pain in a specific pattern on your face that is often described as "lightning" pain that is made worse by soft touch, chewing, etc. There are many treatments including medication (tegretol) nerve treatments (ganglolysis) or surgery (microvascular decompression). Each treatment has its risk and benefits. ...Read more

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What are some of the treatments, causes, symptoms for deformity of the bone or tend?

What are some of the treatments, causes, symptoms for deformity of the bone or tend?

Deformity of bones: Depends. Please supply a lot more information concerning your question, to help you with a more informed answer. ...Read more

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What is the difference in the treatment of bp2 and the treatment of cyclothymia? (what meds are commonly used for one and what for the other?)

What is the difference in the treatment of bp2 and the treatment of cyclothymia? (what meds are commonly used for one and what for the other?)

Significant: Cyclothymia does not require a mood stabilizer. It means that you cycle between normal (euthymia) and depressed. The mainstay of treatment in cyclothymia is an antidepressant. Bipolar 2 definitely requires a mood stabilizer to prevent mania. This is an oversimplification, since the treatment of the depression in bipolar 1-2 is not at all clear cut, and anti depressants are not always effective. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more