Doctor insights on:
What Are The Treatments For Chronic Leukemia
Multiple: There are medications called tyrosine kinase inhibitors. They block this enzyme and treat the leukemia. There are currently three on the market, imatinib, nilotinib and dasatinib. Other treatments include bone marrow transplant but rarely done now because these medications are available. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood work etc: You would need at least- blood work. Imaging scan for abdomen would be needed in certain chronic leukemia ( cml) to evaluate spleen or if there is other indication ( such as presence of abdominal pain etc); a bone marrow biopsy will be needed in certain case of chronic leukemia. Please discuss further in detail with your hematologist/ oncologist. Read more at www.Cancer.Net ; www.Lls.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the type : There are different types of leukemia and they require different types of treatment. The major types are acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Please ask your question again with more details for a more specific answer. ...Read more
See below...: First of all, the treatment for any type of leukemia should be coordinated by a hematologist/oncologist. To answer your question, chemotherapy is usually necessary like for any other type of leukemia; however, there is also a special drug that is central in the chronic treatment of cml, namely Gleevec (imatinib), with a specific benefit in this type of leukemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chloroma is....: A solid leukemia mass, also known as a granulocytic sarcoma, that is traditionally associated with aml. Indeed, chloromas are often associated with specific subtypes of aml, such as those that have the t(8;21) translocation. Treatment for them is the chemotherapy for the disease, although radiation therapy is sometimes used if the chloroma places adjacent structures at risk. Talk with your doctor. ...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
PANCREATITIS TX: PANCREATITIS which is inflammation of the Pancreas is treated with bowel rest(NPO STATUS) Hydration & Pain control. While being closely monitored the cause needs to be evaluated. IE GALLSTONES/ALCOHOL USAGE/MEDICATION/ANATOMICAL/. Trauma. The cause of the pancreatitis will dictate further options. You need a full exam &plans . CT SCAN OF ABDOMEN AND PELVIS AND CLOSE OBSERVATION. ...Read more
Pressure control: control blood pressure, identify and control causative disease (diabetes, SLE etc.) Na restriction, protein restriction, appropriate diagnotic testing and followup. Pre dialysis preparation and education. Transplant preparation, dialysis access and modality planning. removal of nephrotoxic medications, foods and behavior, achieve ideal body weight and stop smoking. ...Read more
It depends upon the: Type. Acute lymphoid and myeloid leukemias are treated differently, and chronic leukemias are treated different from acute varieties. It also depends on being child vs an older adult. In general, all rx (2.5-3.5 yrs) involves induction, consolidation, interim maintenance, delayed intensification and maintenance. AML rx (. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Sepsis...: Sepsis is caused by an infection so antibiotics are the main treatment. Cultures are done to determine the cause of the infection and to tell what antibiotics would be the best treatment. Other treatments are geared to the symptoms that are present, like medicines to support the blood pressure if it is low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What are the symptoms of chronic lymphatic leukemia?
- What are the treatments for acute promyelocytic leukemia?
- What are treatments chronic sciatica?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What is the difference between acute and chronic leukemia?
- What is the difference between chronic leukemia and acute leukemia?
- What causes weight loss with chronic lymphocytic leukemia?
- Chronic leukemia
- Talk to a oncologist online for free