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Even though pancreatic is fatal; what is the best advice for extending life and/or having the best quality of life for the remaining period? What and who are the best treatment centres and experts in the US.

Even though pancreatic is fatal; what is the best advice for extending life and/or having the best quality of life for the remaining period?  What and who are the best treatment centres and experts in the US.

Pancreatic cancer: Eating healthy, staying active , treating pain may help. MD Anderson in Houston is a top notch cancer center. Cleveland clinic and Johns Hopkins are also options for treatment. Hope this helps ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Loss Of Interest (Definition)

one of nine symptoms of Major Depression Disorder (MDD). It's substrates are low energy, perhaps anxiety, social withdrawal/isolation, hyper or hyposomnia (sleeping too much or too little), decreased eating and weight loss. If this is persistent, intervention in indicated, starting with a ...Read more


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What is the treatment for sudden loss of coordination?

What is the treatment for sudden loss of coordination?

Function loss: The most important thing to do for sudden loss of coordination -- or any sudden neurological symptom -- is to get immediate and thorough medical/neurological evaluation. This may be in an emergency room, where the person can be examined by skilled physicians plus have quick access to head ct scans and other studies that help with diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for loss of lordosis?

What is the treatment for loss of lordosis?

Lost lordosis: Presumably, you are speaking of the cervical or lumbar spine. Loss of lordosis often only is a temporary reflection of pain/spasms. If that is the case, as your spasms diminish, the normal contour will respond. Given the fact that spinal balance (the carrying of the head balanced over the center of the hips/pelvis) is more important than any single measurement, i suggest proper posture and core. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for deterioration of school work?

What is the best treatment for deterioration of school work?

Find the Cause: Fnd the cause. Is it lack of motivation? Boredom? Newly discovered learning disabilities? Attention deficit disorder? There many posssible causes which , if discovered , make the remedy much easier to find. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for increase in tears?

What is the best treatment for increase in tears?

Increased tearing: Here i assume you are asking about increased tearing rather than ways to increase your tearing. Increased tearing can be from an obstruction of tear outflow / drainage or from reflex tearing. In reflex tearing, the eyes are dry as a baseline, and some external factor (wind, etc.) dries them just a little bit more, which stimulates an outpouring of tears. Artificial tear use can help prevent this. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for nausea in a cancer patient?

What is the best treatment for nausea in a cancer patient?

Medications: There are many medications that help with nausea and work in different ways. For chemotherapy-associated nausea some of the best medications are the 5ht3 antagonists such as ondansetron. Other types of nausea medications can be used alone or in combination with the 5ht3 drugs for optimal nausea control. ...Read more

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What is the talk of the hair loss treatment ?

What is the talk of the hair loss treatment ?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants,...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hypertension in er?

What is the best treatment for hypertension in er?

Too general: The question is too non-specific. There are multiple ways to treat hypertension and dependent on how high a BP and the other circumstances existing, the treatment is different. Sometimes, lowering the BP too much is not even a good idea (like in a stroke patient). ...Read more

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What is the best way to get through major depression caused by a divorce and total change of life?

What is the best way to get through major depression caused by a divorce and total change of life?

Support: Through the support of family & friends. Prayer can be very beneficial for some. Find meaningful activities to fill in for voids that are present. See a professional mental health provider if you become too overwhelmed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with a loss of a loved one?

What is the best way to deal with a loss of a loved one?

...more: Do not be afraid to cry. Remember all the happy times. Be gals they were in your life. The sadness and emptiness is real....And the good parts will fill that void. If you are overwhelmed and having trouble then talk to someone. That helps a lot. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia to get rid of pain the rest of life?

What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia to get rid of pain the rest of life?

What works for you!: Treatment of fibromyalgia should involve multiple therapies. Good quality 7-8 hours of sleep every night is a really good start. Stress reduction strategies are also important. Making sure there are no other physical or psychological issues which could contribute to your pain is also essential, hence treatment should begin with a thorough physical and psychiatric evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hyperthyroid in terms of side effect for women. Radiation or surgery?

What is the best treatment for hyperthyroid in terms of side effect for women. Radiation or surgery?

Rai: Unless you are planning on having a child within 1 to 2 years, radioactive iodine therapy is usually safer than surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a distortion in some part of visual field?

What is the best treatment for a distortion in some part of visual field?

Visual field problem: "distortion" in the visual field is an unusual description. Usually distortion is described in the central or near central vision where straight lines appear crooked or bent. This virtually always indicates a retinal condition and should be evaluated asap. In the peripheral vision, problems are usually described as a vision loss or blind spot. This too should be checked. Possibly visual migraine. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a client with unresolved grief over the loss of their child?

What is the best way to treat a client with unresolved grief over the loss of their child?

Unresolved grief: Losing a child is one of the hardest losses to endure. Treatment must include a screening to rule out depression subsequent to the unresolved grief. The client should be helped to understand the normal processes of grief, including denial, anger, bargaining, before getting to the difficult but achievable state of acceptance. Treatment may include group work with others who share loss of a child. ...Read more

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What is the definition of quality of life to doctor?

What is the definition of quality of life to doctor?

Depends: I don't think there is one definition for quality of life. Every patient and family look at different things. And the same goes for the doctor. The important thing is to try to figure out what the patient wants or would want. Then try not to insert your own feelings into it. I try to ask the family and myself what would the patient want and then try to honor that. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for headache with occasional partial sight loss?

What is the best treatment for headache with occasional partial sight loss?

Migraine: This sounds like a migraine attack. Treatment is possible if the episodes are frequent or handicapping. You should see a neurologist with a specialty in migraine headaches who can help you with this problem ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a progressive vision loss?

What is the best treatment for  a progressive vision loss?

Eye MD: The best thing you could do is to see an ophthalmologist to determine what is happening to your vision and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best treatment for tooth enamel loss?

Help please? What is the best treatment for tooth enamel loss?

Enamel loss: See a dentist to determine the cause of the enamel loss as well as the available treatment options. There is no one "best treatment" for what you describe. ...Read more

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What does loss of lumbar lordosis mean? And what is the best treatment? What should I avoid? Can i excercise or go for morning walks?

What does loss of lumbar lordosis mean? And what is the best treatment? What should I avoid? Can i excercise or go for morning walks?

See below: A loss of lumbar lordosis means that the natural curvature of the lumbar spine straightens out. This can be seen with arthritis of the spine as well as tightening of the muscles in the lumbar area. Some people have less lordosis than others so it is not always a problem. Talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hair loss caused by hormonal imbalance ?

What is the best treatment for hair loss caused by hormonal imbalance ?

Minoxidl: In addition to lab evaluation including thyroid function, dhes, testosterone, and iron levels, treatment can be tailored to individual. However romaine or monoxide will work by itself in 85 per cent of women and work along with any treatment for excess androgen such as alda tone or tagamet (cimetidine) orally if indicated. ...Read more

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For men, what is the best treatment for a hair loss? Visit a reputable clinic? Try using regaine? Take pills? And how to prevent further loss?

For men, what is the best treatment for a hair loss? Visit a reputable clinic? Try using regaine? Take pills? And how to prevent further loss?

Hair loss: First determine the cause of your hair loss. See your regular physician for this. Discuss the cause and the proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best and effective treatment for hair loss?

What is the best and effective treatment for hair loss?

Hair loss: First one must find out why they are losing hair-get the correct diagnosis: male-pattern, female-pattern, alopecia areata, telogen efluvium, medication-induced, etc. Male pattern hair loss is a common problem, for which many people choose to treat for cosmetic purposes. Otc treatment: 5% rogaine (minoxidil) or 2% rogaine (minoxidil) prescription: propecia surgical: hair transplants. ...Read more

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What are the best weight loss treatments?

What are the best weight loss treatments?

Diet/exercise plan: A diet is just a plan for eating, it doesn't have to be a weight loss diet. The best documented diet is probably the mediterranean diet, i would use it and limit to less than 1800cal/day. Aerobic exercise at least 30min. A day and make these a lifelong habit. Don't smoke and take care of any disease risk factors with your doc. Establish the routine, its better rushing. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia to get rid of pain the rest of life?

What works for you!: Treatment of fibromyalgia should involve multiple therapies. Good quality 7-8 hours of sleep every night is a really good start. Stress reduction strategies are also important. Making sure there are no other physical or psychological issues which could contribute to your pain is also essential, hence treatment should begin with a thorough physical and psychiatric evaluation. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, what is the best treatment for glomerulonephritis, patient age is 28 years. Kindly suggest giving the long life expectancy.

Hello doctor, what is the best treatment for glomerulonephritis, patient age is 28 years.  Kindly suggest giving the long life expectancy.

Glomerulonephritis: You need to find out what type of glomerulonephritis (gn) you are taking about. Many people can find out the type of gn they have by blood test results. To arrive at a diagnosis and a prognosis, a person with gn will need to have a kidney biopsy which will be sent off to a pathologist who will diagnose the type of gn. Once, the diagnosis is in, more can be said of your patient with gn. ...Read more

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Is uticarial vasculitis a life long condition? What's the best treatment?

Is uticarial vasculitis a life long condition? What's the best treatment?

Probably: Vasculitis can go into remission and can flare up. The treatment is dependent on the underlying autoimmune disease. An experienced immunologist and/or rheumatologist should be able to help. ...Read more

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Ok i need to know, what would be the best line of treatment medication wise for severe depression due to a divorce and major life changes?

Ok i need to know, what would be the best line of treatment medication wise for severe depression due to a divorce and major life changes?

Depression : To prescribe effective treatment for anyone, there needs to be a thorough evaluation first. There is no "best line" medication for depression in the context of divorce, vs other events. Instead, treatments are tailored to the individual ways people suffer. In most cases, psychotherapy is essential, even when medications are also used. A psychiatrist can help assess your needs & get started. ...Read more

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Even though pancreatic is fatal; what is the best advice for extending life and/or having the best quality of life for the remaining period? What and who are the best treatment centres and experts in the US.

Pancreatic cancer: Eating healthy, staying active , treating pain may help. MD Anderson in Houston is a top notch cancer center. Cleveland clinic and Johns Hopkins are also options for treatment. Hope this helps ...Read more

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For weight loss, laser treatment like zerona is harmful for health? Which is other best way without side effect?

For weight loss, laser treatment like zerona is harmful for health? Which is other best way without side effect?

Safe but not wt loss: Zerona is a fat reduction device, not a weight loss solution. It is very safe, but with any device or laser, there comes risk. Your treatment provider should first review any possible side effects or complications with you, before having you sign a medical consent for services. Zerona, if used properly in the right patient, is not harmful to your health. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for dandruff? Does it cause hair loss ? And how to make my hair thick and longer coz it seems stop growing?

What is best treatment for dandruff? Does it cause hair loss ? And how to make my hair thick and longer coz it seems stop growing?

Dandruff shampoo: Regular washes with dandruff shampoo are the best way to prevent dandruff. You may need to shower daily or even twice a day. In order to make your hair thick, eat well (fruit, vegetables, and protein) and take a multivitamin. If that doesn't work, you might try taking Folic Acid or biotin which are essential ingredients for hair growth. Thyroid or other medical problems may also thin hair. ...Read more

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What would be the best treatment for elevated prolactin and pituitary microadenoma? Except of cabergoline. I also have a history of elevated cortisol. I've been feeling tired and had mood swings all my life. I've been on dexamethasone, cabergoline and fem

What would be the best treatment for elevated prolactin and pituitary microadenoma? Except of cabergoline. I also have a history of elevated cortisol. I've been feeling tired and had mood swings all my life. I've been on dexamethasone, cabergoline and fem

Seek endocrinology: Managing pituitary adenoma and hyperpralactinemia is best managed by a specialist who has a chance to exam you, get a good history and order/interpret proper lab tests and imagining. It's unfortunately beyond the scope of this forum. Sorry. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for.Infectious mollusc? I don't want undergo the burning treatment

Topical therapy: The best treatment for molloscum is some sort of topical treatment, whether it's acid, cautery or physical scraping. ...Read more

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I don't want to live with tonsil stones. What is the best treatment?

I don't want to live with tonsil stones. What is the best treatment?

Treatment: You can try saline gargle, use a water pick to remove them. Elimination of tonsillar crypts with chemical, laser or radiofrequency ablation also helps. ...Read more

Losing Interest (Definition)

If you have a lack in interest in life in general you MAY be depressed. Alternately or additionally you may need more mental stimulation, e.g., new things to do and think about in life. You can be an excellent person for a clinical psychologist to help. ...Read more