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What Is The Best Treatment For Childhood Episodes Of Catatonic Rigidity
Biopsychosocial: In the late 80's and early 90's the concept of biopsychosocial treatment became very popular. In this treatment paradigm one addressed the biological, psychological and social needs of any patient regardless of diagnosis. In the case of catatonic schizophrenia antipsychotic medications are given, and the patient is gradually reintegrated into society. For severe cases ECT has been effective. ...Read more
See psychiatrist: Psychotic depression is very serious, and catatonia can be part of the disease. Depending on how aware the person is, how able s/he is to do self-care activities, and how much support s/he has, hospitalization may be needed. A combination of antidepressants and antipsychotic medications may help, along with supportive therapy. In treatment-resistant cases, ECT can be life-saving. ...Read more
26 y m with excess flatulence(with bad odor) from childhood esp increase with legumes(etc), otherwise normal, what's the best treatment?
40 year-old white woman with narcolepsy and cataplexy since childhood, plus migraines, still searching for an effective treatment.....?
Please repost: Please repost your question with an explanation of what you mean by "effective" treatment. What is "ineffective" about the current treatment regimen? Bearing in mind that both conditions are hereditary (though the genetics are complex) and the only REALLY effective treatment is to make a better choice of parents. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Catatonic: Avoid confrontations and use sedation as needed as prescribed by doctor. ...Read more
Full erction with partial rigidity & slightly bendable penis, venous insufficiancy (right veno occlusive failure)
could you tell me treatment?
Doctor can evaluate: There are a variety of treatments to help get a partial erection firmer, so an evaluation by the urologist is needed. There are external treatments like vacuum, and medications like viagra. One can work with the doctor to try out various treatments to see what works best. ...Read more
Many late effects: Childhood cancer treatments have many effects that will not be recognized until later in life. These range from infertility to heart disease to secondary leukemias. The effects depend on which medications were used in the treatment for cancer initially. Many cancer have clinics set up to review a person's individual treatment for cancer and recommend a plan for following the potential effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asthma in children: Getting rid of asthma is a tough task, if your child has asthma consult an allergist and determine if he/she has any and eliminate the triggers. You need to have asthma well controlled in children to prevent airway damage from inflammation. Typically your doctor will prescribe inhalers. A good portion of children outgrow their asthma. ...Read more
My sis is 17.When she cry she faces difficulties in breathing & also when she catch cold. She has tonsil since her childhood. What's the treatment?
Breathing difficulty: She could probably benefit from a tonsillectomy. ...Read more
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