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What Choices Do I Have For Treating Parotitis
Parotitis: A bacterial infection of the parotid gland usually indicates a problem with drainage of the gland, i.e., an obstruction of the parotid duct inside the mouth. There could be a stone in the duct or gland, just like a gallstone or kidney stone. If antibiotics don't completely resolve it, you should an ENT or oral surgeon for an imaging study such as a sialogram or a ct to look for an obstruction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can bacterial parotitis last 5 or 6 weeks? Going to ent swelling for 5 weeks doc said paratitis took amoxicillin and levofloxacin none helping swell
Swelling from an: infection can last days to weeks after the initial insult to the tissue, depending on the location. For parotid gland infection, it would take more time for swelling to go down, especially if there is a stone obstructing the parotid gland. If there are no stones per ENT physician, then use warm compresses to help the swelling. If it still hurts, you may need longer antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
7 weeks of swollen partoid gland .but can't feel lumps feel normal.doc think paratitis my nurse sister said was wrong meds doc gave me .cancer scare?
Parotitis???: Most common thing that causes swollen parotid gland is infection with Mumps virus. Did you get the MMR vaccine when you were younger? When u get parotitis it obliterates thje angle of the jaw. you move back along the bottom of jaw bone and as it moves up towards your ear you can't feel it because of swollen gland. You decide who was right- Doc or Sis. Paro cancer very rare!!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can dry mouth cause paratitis . Par gland swollen 7 weeks.going to ent but can't feel no masses.what test do I ask for to get piece of mind itnot canc?
Whatever works: Several medications have been successful in treating absence seizures. In children this may be ethosuximide, valproate, lamictal, etc. In adults with focal abnormalities this may include trileptal, vimpat, zonegran, etc. A quality eeg is necessary, and a good neurological evaluation is necessary. ...Read more
Verapamil or diltiazem? Which drug would be a better choice treating supraventricular tachicardy absence of adenosin and why?
Proper diagnosis: Too many patients are considered as having absence seizures when they really do not. They need good evaluation with eeg and neurological evaluation. Then appropriate trial of medication would be justified. The choice of treatment will depend on the full evaluation results. ...Read more
Lots: Lots of good safe choices...Sulfa drugs, quinolones etc. See your doctor. ...Read more
Has Venlafaxine any advantage over other SSRIs and TCAs for GAD ? Which medication is your first line choice for treating GAD and why?
Yes: That's where i would start. (it won't work if the cause of the bradycardia is below the av node, though). ...Read more
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