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What Is The Disease Paradigm And How Is It Used By Doctors In Treatment
???: There is no one main disease paradigm ... Each disease/problem has to be addressed and a paradigm of diagnostic and treatment options are then developed and followed systematically. ...Read more
Zubsolv: ZUBSOLV (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual tablet is a schedule III prescription medicine used to treat adults who are addicted to opioid drugs (either prescription or illegal) as part of a complete treatment program that also includes counseling and behavioral therapy. It is similar to Suboxone and Bunavil. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many: There are no magical pills for prevention of ad, but regular physical and mental exercise as well as a healthy diet and management of bp, cholesterol and blood sugar go a long way toward prevention. Many treatments are available to boost levels of certain chemicals in the brain in ad. There is no cure , but there are many drugs being tested for management of the illness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best or common treatment for malaria in ghana and can the malaria parasites be killed so that the patient is diagnosed free of the disease?
Malaria: This depends upon the particular species of plasmodium with which one is infected. The doctors there are best qualified to make these choices, having the microscopic evidence with which to make the decisions. The parasites can generally be entirely eliminated, but the risk of re-infection is always present. ...Read more
Reiki and related: Practices are more related to yoga, meditation, imagery, etc. And most docs on this list will not be able to help you. While stress management and the above have a role in good health, you would be better served by talking w/a meditation teacher and seeing a conventional doc also. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What is the best cure for a person having inflammation in the entire body. Doctors defined it as erythematous nodumus? Is there a cure on this disease
Not a disease: Erythema nodosum (en) (red nodules) is merely a manifestation of any of a number of different infectious, allergic, allergic, or unknown disease entities. Most of the time the cause is not found and the red spots and lumps go away, on their own. If there are some other cause for them, that cause needs to be elucidated and treated separately. http://www.medicinenet.com/erythema_nodosum/article.h. ...Read more
My mother was given a medication named progestin. What is this and how effective is it in the treatment of endometriosis?
Vitilliform Dystroph: Read about it here: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/1227128-overview.Get a more detailed answer ›
To open blockages: Most commonly "heart stents" are placed in the coronary arteries, the main blood vessels that feed the heart, because there are blockages which impair the efficient flow of blood to the heart muscle. These are delivered through tiny plastic tubes, called catheters, placed through a small needle puncture in the groin or in the arm. This is done under x-ray guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the standard of care for diabetes patients? What needs to be done for them besides treatment of the type 2 disease?
It's a package...: Basic answer is: controlling the blood sugar - with pills and or insulin. Target a1c is less than 7%. Other items - ace inhibitor/or arb w BP target less than 135/85, LDL cholesterol less than 100 (so this usually requires a statin like Crestor (rosuvastatin) or lipitor), and of course good nutrition and aerobic exercise. Make sure to see your pcp every 3-4 months for bloodwork, urine for protein, physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What ailment is associated with the hardening of the arteries? I used to think it was code word for dementia.
Atherosclerosis: Hardening of the arteries, atherosclerosis, occurs when fat, cholesterol, and other substances build up in the bloodstream and causes arteries to narrow and harden. Over time, these plaques can block the arteries and cause symptoms and problems throughout the body, including a stroke. However depending on the extent and location, hardening of the arteries may or may not result in dementia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Early stage 95%: With early detection of uterine cancer , with radical surgery , advanced current chemoradiation the cure will be will be 95% for 5 year survival. Stage ii of uterine cancer is confined to uterus with cervix involvement but no spread to lymph nodes. For stage ii it will be 70%. ...Read more
What are the effects of an MRI with contrast? Exactly how bad is the contrast and what is it made of? Is it safe for people with hypothyroidism?
Generally safe...: The contrast used for an MRI (gadolinium) is considered generally safe for administering to most people (including hypothyroidism). It's a metallic salt excreted by the kidneys. The only major concern...In patients who have renal failure/insufficiency, care should be taken to avoid a condition known as nsf. Sometimes the MRI contrast is confused with ct contrast which has many more complicatioons. ...Read more
If a person has mycoplasma genitalium, what way is the fastes cure and how should the medicine best be taken to cure the infection the fastes way?
What is the difference is brochitis and pnuenumunia, & how hard can it change for one to the other?
Anatomy: Bronchitis is infection/inflammation of your bronchus, which is the tube that is connected to your throat, which is center of your chest. Pneumonia is when the infection/inflammation reaches into the small sacs of your lung, which is much further down. With pneumonia, most likely you will need antibiotics. You can wait and see on bronchitis, depending on how severe your symtoms are. ...Read more
Yes: Radiation can be used to cure patients of their cancer with assistance from chemotherapy and/or surgery. When a pient is incurable, radiation can help to control symptoms like pain, bleeding or pneumonia. Radiation actually will kill or disabkle cancer cels so they can no longer divide and multiply. ...Read more
Is there a non surgical alternative to treating pediatric crainiosynostosis? If so would it depend on the area of the head that is effected? What is the age range for effective treatment?
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