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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What are the types of Lyme desease and are they cureable?

What are the types of Lyme desease and are they cureable?

3 varieties: There are 3 variants of Borrelia, the spirochete associated with Lyme Disease. Stage 1 disease is treatable. The four components of Lyme Disease include the spirochete, accompanying parasites, coinfections, and biotoxins. Treating all four components in stage 1 will detox the disease. ...Read more

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What are the medications for pulmonary fibrosis and what are the side effects?

What are the medications for pulmonary fibrosis and what are the side effects?

Steroids,immunosupre: The drugs which are used are steroids like Prednisone in high doses, sometimes immunosupresants , responce to treatment is variable and patients requre continuosly oxygen and may need lung transplantation if nothing else works. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of Parkinson's disease?

What are the health effects of Parkinson's disease?

Numerous: Due to the disease, pts can fall and get injured, have problems swallowing and may get poor nutrition, may get confused and disoriented and need ongoing supervison and care, may get numerous medication reactions, will gradually lose ability to care for self and may become immobilized and bedridden with risk for blood clots in limbs, and of course both longevity and quality of life are impaired. ...Read more

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Can you please list the common causes of kidney diseases. What are good forms of prevention and cures?

Can you please list the common causes of kidney diseases. What are good forms of prevention and cures?

CKD: This would need a long answer. I have a more thorough article targeted at patients here: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-is-chronic-kidney-disease-or-ckd.Html http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/03/who-needs-to-be-tested-for-kidney.Html. ...Read more

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What are the cures and causes for skin allergy?

What are the cures and causes for skin allergy?

Several: Allergic skin rashes can be caused by: contact dermatitis from poison ivy, rubber, nickel, fragrance, make up, preservatives, etc. Contact hives is hives that occur with direct contact with an allergy--spilled food or saliva from the lick of a pet. The "cure" is avoidance of the particular allergen trigger. Barrier creams or ointments are partially effective. Medications treat symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of throat cancer treatments?

What are the side effects of throat cancer treatments?

Many: Radiation will cause a sunburn type reaction on the skin. It will cause a mucositis or inflamed linings of the throat. There can be change in taste, dry mouth and tooth decay. All this can lead to trouble swallowing and pain on swallowing. With chemotherapy all of these are amplified. Many medicines and rinses are available to help these symptoms. Good news is most symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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What are the causes of skin cancer and what are the effects?

What are the causes of skin cancer and what are the effects?

Skin Cancer: Most skin cancers are generally felt to be caused by excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. There are other causes. Basal cell skin cancer can usually be treated by local excision. Squamous cell skin cancer and melanoma are more aggressive and can metastasize. They require more extensive surgery. Any suspicious skin lesion should be biopsied. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of wilson's disease?

What are some side effects of wilson's disease?

Symptoms, correct?: It is very easy to overlook the subtle mental and movement changes that warn of Wilson's. The elevated liver enzymes, possible Fanconi syndrome revealed on urinalysis, and/or the low-grade hemolysis cause no symptoms. By the time the KF rings are visible in the eye, the disease is advanced. Have a high index of suspicion. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment for hodgkin's disease?

What are the side effects of treatment for hodgkin's disease?

Treatment: Surgery is the most serious treatment, and has many possible side effects, but removes the bulk of the tumor. Radiation therapy can be used to help reduce the tumor size or treat the area of the tumor, and can cause skin irritation and some scarring. Chemotherapy can be used to treat the tumor or treat the spread of the tumor, and can have some uncomfortable side effects, nausea, weakness, other. ...Read more

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What are some of the systemic drugs that have effects on the eye?

What are some of the systemic drugs that have effects on the eye?

Many: There are many drugs that affect the eye. For example, beta-blockers and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors lower the pressure in the eye. Steroids can increase the pressure in the eye and cause cataracts. Chloroquine and its analogs can cause retinal damage. Viagra (sildenafil) causes the vision to be blue and may be related to optic nerve strokes. Google "ocular toxicity of systemic drugs" for more info. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatments for stomach cancer?

What are the side effects of treatments for stomach cancer?

Multiple: There are many types of treatment, ranging from surgery to chemotherapy to radiation. In general, some of the most common side effects include nausea, vomiting, weight loss, poor energy level, sensation of early filling, and loss of appetite. Specific chemotherapy drugs might cause skin sensitivity, mouth sores, and numbness/tingling of the fingers/toes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of forgetting names and what are the cures? Is it medicine/drug related?

What are the causes of forgetting names and  what are the cures? Is it medicine/drug related?

Can be: Medications & drugs can indeed affect memory. Alcohol, illicit drugs, sleep medications, anti-anxiety agents, anti-psychotics, pain medications, some antidepressants, anything that is very sedating can cause you to not register names or events -- thus forgetting them later. The "cure" is to stop using alcohol/drugs, and to see your physician to evaluate your memory concerns & make suggestions. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of chemotherapy, and how can these be managed?

Variable: There are many different chemo drugs, each with particular side effects so it is difficult to answer your question without knowing the specific drugs. Fatigue, nausea, hair loss, and low blood cell counts are seen with many but not all chemo drugs. The doc or nurse will usually teach the patient what to expect with the drugs they are getting, how to handle the side effects, and when to call. ...Read more

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Are there effects of smoking to the disease multiple sclerosis? What are they?

Are there effects of smoking to the disease multiple sclerosis? What are they?

BAD idea: Smoking increases risk of getting ms, and makes disease worse if pt does smoke. Very clear, in retrospect, that smoke is a mixture of many toxins, most of which can adversely affect the immune system. Stop smoking regardless of whether or not you have ms. ...Read more

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What are the causes and effects of food allergies?

What are the causes and effects of food allergies?

Food allergy: Food allergies occur when the body develops antibodies against the food. The tendency for this to occur is often genetic. The symptoms can be mild to severe including hives, itching, eczema, trouble breathing, asthma, throat closing, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, fainting. See an allergist for evaluation and management of food allergies. ...Read more

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What are the causes of numerous mouth sores? And how can it be cured?

What are the causes of numerous mouth sores? And how can it be cured?

Unknown cause.: Agree. Aphthous ulcers. Sodium lauryl sulfate (a soap commonly found in toothpaste) exposure prolongs healing time. Dexamethasone ( ? Steroids in general) speed healing. Consider compounded mouthwash 2 tsp 4-6 x per day swish and spit. 100 ml Dexamethasone 0.1 mg/ ml elixir 100 ml Diphenhydramine 2.5 mg/ ml elixir 90 ml viscous Lidocaine 2% 60 ml Nystatin 100, 000u suspension. ...Read more

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What would be the most common causes, symptoms, cures and effects of these heart diseases?

What would be the most common causes, symptoms, cures and effects of these heart diseases?

Heart disease: Is a nonspecific term that refers to conditions which impair the heart's ability to function. They include rhythm disturbances, structural disturbances, infectious disturbances, inflammatory disturbances, malignant processes, toxic processes and others.......We don't cure virtually anything, symptoms are many but chest pain and shortness of breath and weakness are fairly common. ...Read more

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What are common bacterial diseases of the eye? How are they treated?

What are common bacterial diseases of the eye? How are they treated?

Staph is most common: The ubiquitous skin flora, staph epi is by far the most common cause of bacterial conjunctivitis and keratitis. Other pathogens such as staph aureus, strep, pneumococcus and some gram negative organisms are less common and more serious. Overwhelmingly bacterial conjunctivitis is a hand to eye contamination issue. ...Read more

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What are the problems of mercury(element) that can cause allergic reaction to our body?What are the symptoms?What are the causes and effect?

What are the problems of mercury(element) that can cause allergic reaction to our body?What are the symptoms?What are the causes and effect?

Heavy metal: Mercury does not cause an allergy it is a heavy metal that is highly toxic to the body particularly the brain and nerves. Ideally you should be exposed to almost none. Sources of mercury in very small amounts can include preservatives and vaccines. ...Read more