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What is the treatment for anthrax?

What is the treatment for anthrax?

Antibiotics: Ciprofloxacin/ levofloxacin/ doxicycline & penicillin are primary treatments for anthrax. Duration of rx depends on setting. See www.Bt.Cdc.Gov/agent/anthrax. ...Read more

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Prognosis (Definition)

The prognosis is the predicted outcome or "forecast" for a disease or process. It is only an estimate but is likely based on past experience or data taking into account the individual's overall health status. It may suggest progression of disease ...Read more


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What is the prognosis for cardiomyopathy?

What is the prognosis for cardiomyopathy?

Depends: It depends on how severe it is. It can be very mild or very severe. In general many people with treatment can do quite well but the potential for deterioration is there. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for histoplasmosis?

What is the treatment for histoplasmosis?

Antifungals!: Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection, usually aquired in the chest, with a TB like presentation. It can affect the body elsewhere though, in severe cases.Antifungal medications are used to treat severe cases of acute histoplasmosis and all cases of chronic and disseminated disease. Typical treatment of severe disease first involves treatment with amphotericin b, followed by oral itraconazole. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for mediastinitis?

What is the treatment for mediastinitis?

Antibiotics & drain: Usually requires a combination of surgery to drain the infection, and reapir the primary cause in association with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma?

What is the treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma?

Let us try to help: Treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma consists of chemotherapy, radiation therapy and sometimes surgery. Surgery to remove the tumor may be difficult or impossible depending on the location of the tumor. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for poliomyelitis?

What is the treatment for poliomyelitis?

See below:: The goal of treatment is to control symptoms while the infection runs its course. People with severe cases may need lifesaving measures, especially breathing help. Symptoms are treated based on their severity. Treatment may include: antibiotics for urinary infections, pain meds, physical rx, orthopedic surgery assistance with muscle recovery/strength. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hepatoblastoma?

What is the treatment for hepatoblastoma?

Surgery, chemoRx: For cure, surgical resection is essential. This can occasionally can be performed up front, but frequently requires initial chemotherapy to shrink tumor. Unresectable tumors are potential candidates for removal of the entire liver with transplant ion. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hemangioblastom?

What is the treatment for hemangioblastom?

Hemangioblastoma: Hemangioblastomas are slow growing benign vascular tumors that grow in the central nervous system or in the spinal cord. Treatment is usually by surgical resectiom. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for osteosarcoma?

What is the treatment for osteosarcoma?

This a long subject: In brief hemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy and experimental treatments. Please read below. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for glioma?

What is the treatment for glioma?

Surgery primarily: The initial treatment for a brain glioma is surgical resection. Subsequently, chemotherapy and radiation are often recommended. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tularemia?

What is the treatment for tularemia?

Antgibiotics: Streptomycin, gentamicin, doxycycline, and Ciprofloxacin are antibiotics which are commonly used to treat tularemia. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pnemothorax?

What is the treatment for pnemothorax?

Depends: If it is a first time pneumothorax (ptx), and it is small, it can be watched. The usual treatment for a sizable ptx is drainage by a chest tube. If the ptx is recurrent, or due to an underlying lung disease, you need surgery to stitch the defect. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for meningitis?

What is the treatment for meningitis?

Depends on cause: If viral, usually self limited and rather benign, but if bacterial, antibiotics are crucial, if fungal, anti fungal drugs, if tuberculous, specific drugs for tbc. However, cancer can be culprit for carcinomatous meningitis, so key to get diagnosis asap. ...Read more

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What is the prognosis for fibroadenosis?

What is the prognosis for  fibroadenosis?

See below: Patients usually start to see improvement within 3 to 6 weeks of starting treatment. Over the long hall it is a somewhat progressive disorder. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cryptococcus?

What is the treatment for cryptococcus?

Medication: Cryptococcosis that does not affect the central nervous system can be treated with Fluconazole alone. Cryptococcal meningitis should be treated for two weeks with intravenous amphotericin b and oral Flucytosine or intravenous Flucytosine if the patient is unable to swallow). This should then be followed by oral Fluconazole for ten weeks[7. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for brain tuberculosis?

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What is the best treatment for brain tuberculosis?

TB Meningitis: INH, Rifampicin, Pyrazinamide, & Ethambutol for 2 months, followed by INH & Rifampicin for another 10 months. Steroids are also used in first 6 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for newborn pneumonia?

What is the treatment for newborn pneumonia?

Antibiotics: Sometimes it is also necessary to provide respiratory support with intubation and oxygen. ...Read more