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Tb i had my skin test - redness 40 mm i will do the chest xray tomorrow ! but am i contagious ? What are the side effects of the treatment for TB ?

Tb i had my skin test - redness 40 mm i will do the chest xray tomorrow ! but am i contagious ? What are the side effects of the treatment for TB ?

If you are: Coughing, you are able to spread the disease. They may try to culture to see for check for variants. Standard drugs are inh/ethambutol. Duration of therapy is long. Side effects not too troubling. ...Read more

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Barrel Shaped Chest (Definition)

Barrel-shaped chest is a symptom in which a person's chest is larger and rounded, as if holding in a big breath, and resembling the shape of a barrel. A barrel-shaped chest can be due to lung disease. However, in some people a barrel-shaped chest is normal for their body size/shape, or ...Read more


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Please what is the best treatment for black spots on the face and chest? Also, what is the best thing to do to improve hair growth? And prevent break

Comedones: These are most likely comedies and may be related to sebaceous activity which may be improved with retinoids or a skin care regimen with gentle exfoliation and a non-comedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more

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Daughter Demi received knock to chest playing netball a week ago and has large painful lump (Physio says is hematoma). What is the best treatment?

Daughter Demi received knock to chest playing netball a week ago and has large painful lump (Physio says is hematoma). What is the best treatment?

Rest, Ice, Elevate: Treatment of minor skin hematomas includes rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Heat application can also be helpful. Over time hematoma will gradually be reabsorbed and resolve. Just give it time. If lesion grows or becomes more painful with time see doctor for further work up and evaluation. Caution if you have pre-existing bleeding disorder. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best treatment for acne on the back and chest?

Can you tell me about the best treatment for acne on the back and chest?

Systemic Rx: When it's on your trunk, you'll usually need systemic treatment. Topical benzoyl peroxide will help, and your physician will decide the right medication for you to take as a supplement. Often a month or two on an antibiotic like tetracycline will clear you. If not, a referral for Isotretinoin may be the key to a much better life. ...Read more

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What is the currently the best treatment for sickle cell anemia acute chest syndrome?

What is the currently the best treatment for sickle cell anemia acute chest syndrome?

Hospitalization: Acute chest syndrome(acs) in sickle cell disease is a very serious complication and can be fatal. Generally, acs will require hospitalization of the patient and a long period of observation with supportive care. The best treatments are prompt diagnosis and recognition, IV hydration, broad spectrum antiobitics, oxygen, if necessary an exchange or simple transfusion. ...Read more

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I have some acne at my chest region and my arm is it related to some diseases?? Whats the best treatment to get rid of them

I have some acne at my chest region and my arm is it related to some diseases?? Whats the best treatment to get rid of them

Acne: is very common and can occur at any age but more so in adolescence and young adulthood first try a product like 10% benzoyl peroxide 2x/day if not effective after a month then you should see your doctor ...Read more