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What is debrox?

What is debrox?

Ear wax remover: Debrox is the brand name for carbamoyl peroxide, which is an ear drop for softening up ear wax, and may dissolve some of the wax. If a person has his ear canals plugged up with firm ear wax, he can use a few drops, once a day, for 2-3 days prior to his appointment with his doctor. His primary care doctor will then have a much easier time flushing the wax out with water. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Carbamide Peroxide (Definition)

Carbamide peroxide is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more


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What exactly is a bionic ear?

What exactly  is a bionic ear?

Implant: It is an implant that is placed in the cochlea designed to stimulate parts of the auditory system and translate the impulses in the brain to signals that a hearing impaired person translates as hearing. ...Read more

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What is betanoid, what is it used for?

What is betanoid, what is it used for?

Betanoid: has Betamethasone as a primary ingredient and is sold in South Africa. It a glucocortiocid steroid that can be used to treat itching. ...Read more

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What is a tympanometer?

What is a tympanometer?

Pressure: It is a device that measures how your eardrum response to pressure. You can tell if that your eardrum is moving like it is supposed to or if it is moving less which may indicate fluid behind the eardrum. ...Read more

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What exactly is otosclerosis?

What exactly is otosclerosis?

Otosclerosis: Otosclerosis generally equals stiffening of the ear bones by depositing bone around the oval window / stapes (inner of the three ear bones). This stiffens the joint, leading to worsening of hearing over time. Also, bone may be deposited around the cochler (inner ear) and contribute to additional hearing loss. If you have otosclerosis, i presume this means you have seen an ent. ...Read more

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What is Nasofix?

What is Nasofix?

Nasofix: A device that reshapes the nose. It does not really work. ...Read more

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What is divalproex? What is it for?

What is divalproex? What is it for?

Divalproex: is used in the treatment of seizures and mood stabilization in bipolar disorders. ...Read more

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What is yohimbine hydrochloride? What is it used for?

What is yohimbine hydrochloride? What is it used for?

OTC Supplement: This is an OTC supplement commonly found in body building products and in OTC remedies for erectile dysfunction! It is derived from the bark if a tree found in Central Africa! Chemically, in case you are so inclined, it acts as an alpha2 antagonist! ...Read more

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What is ordent? What is it used for?

What is ordent? What is it used for?

OraQuick: There is a rapid screen HIV test made by a company named oradent. Perhaps that is what you mean? ...Read more

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What is lithium? What is it prescribed?

What is lithium? What is it prescribed?

An element: Lithium is a very simple compound, it is an element, #3 on the periodic table. It is was really the first psychiatric drug that we had. It is typically prescribed now for bipolar disorder, where patients have depressive and manic (elevated mood) episodes. However, lithium also is a good antidepressant in itself and is often added for major depression, and it has been proven to reduce suicide. ...Read more

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What is stapedectomy/stapedotomy?

What is stapedectomy/stapedotomy?

Otosclerosis: Stapedectomy/stapedotomy is a procedure for Otosclerosis. In this condition, the stapes bone in the middle ear is fixed with bony overgrowth resulting in conductive hearing loss (preventing vibration from becoming a nerve signal). A portion of the stapes is removed and a hole is created with a drill or laser. An artificial piston is placed restoring conduction and hearing. ...Read more

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What is a lipoadenoma? What is the cure?

What is a lipoadenoma? What is the cure?

Benign fatty lesion: Most fatty lesions appearing in skin or in mesentery of bowel are benign lipomas. As they enlarge they can convert to a malignant liposarcoma. lipoadenoma. A benign circumscribed proliferation of glands and fat, the most common of which is the functionally hyperactive parathyroid lipoadenoma.. These are best treated by resecton ...Read more

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What is allopurinol? What is it for and what does it do?

What is allopurinol? What is it for and what does it do?

Uric acid. : Allopurinol inhibits a body enzyme catalyzing the final step in manufacturing uric acid. Build up of too much uric acid can lead to gout & kidney stones. Treatment of leukemias and lymphomas can also cause too much uric acid to be made, sometimes resulting in kidney damage. Allopurinol is commonly used to prevent these disorders. ...Read more

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What is allopurinol? What is it for? What does it do?

What is allopurinol? What is it for? What does it do?

Uric acid. : Allopurinol inhibits a body enzyme catalyzing the final step in manufacturing uric acid. Build up of too much uric acid can lead to gout & kidney stones. Treatment of leukemias and lymphomas can also cause too much uric acid to be made, sometimes resulting in kidney damage. Allopurinol is commonly used to prevent these disorders. ...Read more

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What is immunoglobulin used for? What is it exactly?

What is immunoglobulin used for? What is it exactly?

Ready made antibodies: Immunoglobulins are mainly used to replace deficiency, in other words people with weakened immune systems who don't produce enough antibodies for whatever reason. Immunoglobulins are used also for other conditions to combat some immunologic problems not otherwise helped by other treatments ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Debrox (Definition)

Debrox is an ear drop which is a kind of ...Read more