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What can I do to treat adult chronic leukemia?

What can I do to treat adult chronic leukemia?

See doctor: Leukemia is not some thing you can treat yourself for. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Leukemia (Definition)

A cancer of blood-forming tissues, hindering the body's ...Read more


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What can I do to treat cml?

What can I do to treat cml?

Oral meds: Most patients can go into long- term remission within months of starting one of 3 oral meds currently on the market- gleevec, sprycel or tasigna (nilotinib). For patients that fail to improve or the cancer relapses there are new drugs in trials and stem cell transplants are done. ...Read more

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What can I do to manage acute bronchitis?

What can I do to manage acute bronchitis?

Treatment...: Drink plenty of fluids, rest as much as possible, avoid smoking. If your acute bronchitis is due to bacteria, finish the antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor. If there is bronchospasm present, your doctor may prescribe bronchodilator and steroid inhalers. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have chronic lymphocytic leukemia. What can I do to fight against this disease?

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I have chronic lymphocytic leukemia. What can I do to fight against this disease?

Options available: There are a lot of treatment options available. However not everybody with cll need to get treated right away at the first initial diagnosis. There are some indications to start one on therapy. Nowadays, treatment is personalized and tailored to the biology of the cancer. There are some prognostic/predictive markers that can be tested to guide treatment selection, discuss with your oncologist. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat bronchopulmonary dysplasia?

What can I do to treat bronchopulmonary dysplasia?

See your doctor: There is no single treatment for bronchopulmonary displasia (bpd). If you or your child has been diagnosed with this i would recommend and evaluation by a pulmonolgist (lung specialist) to discuss possible treatments and course of bpd. ...Read more

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How do you treat itp in adults?

How do you treat itp in adults?

Oral steroids: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is a condition in which autoimmune antibodies against platelets causes an increased rate of destruction. Platelets are needed for normal blood clotting. Heavy periods, nose bleeding, easy brusing, and a rash (purpura) may suggest this problem. Diagnosis requires a blood count and blood clottting studies. Treatment begins with steroids (prednisone). ...Read more

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What can I do to treat squamishness?

What can I do to treat squamishness?

Exposure.: Squeamishness is often reduced with more frequent exposure to the things that make you squeamish. I now get squeamish about lots of things that did not bother me when I saw them all the time, inc. vomit and stool, which when I had a kid in diapers or when I worked in the ER, would not bother me much at all. But when not around those things now, I can heave and near swoon like a Regency Miss. ...Read more

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What can I take to treat chronic insomnia?

What can I take to treat chronic insomnia?

Chronic insomnia: Treating chronic insomnia is not only about finding a medicine to take. Many things may be contributing to it, and these need to be understood. Sleep studies may be needed, and evaluations for associated conditions that interfere with sleep. Sleep hygiene needs to be followed. You could start with your primary care physician, who may also want you to see a psychiatrist and/or sleep specialist. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat bronchitis in infants?

What can you do to treat bronchitis in infants?

Bronchitis: Bronchitis is a loose term thrown around to indicate chest infection. "Bronchitis" in children is a viral infection typically treated supportively. I believe you may mean bronchiolitis which indicates a viral infection in the small airways of the lungs. This can be observed with no medication, but may require nebulizer medications. If you need more info, please request virtual consult. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat scoliosis?

What can I do to treat scoliosis?

Nope: Nothing. See, once you're done growing, scoliosis does not progress to a significant degree. And, along with the lack of growth potential, comes the lack of remodeling or correction. Regardless, scoliosis is not typically painful (no more so than straight spines). Unless curves exceed the 50-70° range in thoracic or 30-50° range in lumbar. Then, pt, nsaid's and surgery are only options. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat christmas disease?

What can I do to treat christmas disease?

Hard to answer?: Treatment for hemophilia b includes intravenous infusions of factor 9 and fresh frozen plasma. Other treatments include the administration of epsilon aminocaproic acid, and coagulation factor viia. ...Read more

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What can I do to?Treat chronic prostatitis?

What can I do to?Treat chronic prostatitis?

Tough: I'd start with a antibiotic with anti-inflammatory activity like Doxycycline for 30 days.Consult your urologist. ...Read more

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What can I do to address adult bedwetting?

What can I do to address adult bedwetting?

Consult urologist.: In mean time get urine tested for infection or presence of sugar (to rule out diabetes) stop drinking after dinner. Set an alrm for 2 - 3 hours after you go to bed. Try a bedwetting alarm (malem, wet stop, nytone etc). You might need medication such as desmopressin or a bladder anticholinergic such as oxybutinin er, detrol, vesicare (solifenacin) etc. However still consult with urologist. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat bipolar disorder?

What can I do to treat bipolar disorder?

See a psychiatrist: Meds: mood stabilizers, antipsychotics. Antidepressants, anxiolytics. Therapy, bring along family spouse friends. Support groups. Books etc. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat rheumatism?

What can I do to treat rheumatism?

100's of types: There are over 100 diagnoses that cause "rheumatism, " an older generic term for joint aches and pain. Treatments vary with diagnosis. If you have "rheumatism, " ask your pcp or see a rheumatologist for specific dx. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat arthritis?

What can I do to treat arthritis?

Several things: Try to stay active. You may have to modify how you do things, but stay in shape. Find exercises that you can do without irritating the arthritic joints. Many folks with arthritis can exercise in the water (but you have to have access to a pool). Many facilities have classes and groups for arthritis sufferers. Your primary provider can help you find the best medications for your situation. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat anencephaly?

What can I do to treat anencephaly?

Comfort care only!: Nobody can nor should help prolong the "lives" of these poor neonates. Anencephalic newborns are devoid of any chance of meaningful interaction with the environment and never attain consciousness. Comfort care is all that is ethically permissible for these dramatic cases. Take 4-5 mg daily of Folic Acid daily throughout your reproductive life, to prevent this from recurring in future pregnancies. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat psoriasis?

What can I do to treat psoriasis?

Psoriasis: New medications that block an inflammatory protein called tumor necrosis factor (tnf) are becoming the treatment of choice for psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis. These include: adalimumab (humira), Etanercept (enbrel), golimumab (simponi), Infliximab (remicade). ...Read more

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What can I do to treat psoriasis?

What can I do to treat psoriasis?

Many options: Depends on severity and if you have joints involved. If mild, usually prescription topical cortisones are first line. If mod-severe then consider biological injections such as Enbrel (etanercept) or ultraviolet light. You need to see a derm that is known for psoriasis treatment. ...Read more

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Chronic Leukemia (Definition)

is cancer of ...Read more