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What is the timeline for the treatment of leiden factor v?

What is the timeline for the treatment of leiden factor v?

Varies: There is actually no treatment for factor v leiden. It is inherited and increases one's risk of a blood clot. Treatment is given either for a blood clot or for the prevention of a blood clot in certain circumstances, for instance during surgery or during pregnancy. Treatment is individual and depends on a number of factors that you would want to discuss with your doctor depending on the situation. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for factor viii deficiency?

What is the treatment for factor viii deficiency?

Factor VIII: Concentrate. Factor viii is prepared by recombinant technology, though it may also be extracted from human plasma. Depending on the severity of deficiency, factor viii may be given prophylactically or to treat episodes of bleeding. The drug is given intravenously. ...Read more

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What is the signifiance of cqagulation neg staph and what is the treatment?

What is the signifiance of cqagulation neg staph and what is the treatment?

Not significant: Coagulate negative staph in normal host is without any significance. If person has prosthetic implant in body, pacemaker , hd catheter, or any other device than you need to correlate symptoms with that particular patient and come to conclusion . In that scenario you need to see infectious disease physician. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hypercoagulability?

What is the treatment for hypercoagulability?

Treatment Hypercoag: First and foremost, resolving the underlying cause of the hypercoagulability is the most important. If that has been addresssed, or if for whatever reason cannot be resolved, the next step is to use blood thinning medications like warfarin or heparin. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hypercoagulability?

What is the treatment for hypercoagulability?

That depends : Depending on the situation and the type of hypercoagulable condition, you may need to be on short trek our lifelong anti coagulation. Prophylaxis, or preventive measures are increased when you have elective procedures. You should be assessed by a hematologist our vascular specialist. Sound conditions are also inherited and may be appropriate to have family assessed as well ...Read more

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What is the major risk factor for heart disease in the us?

What is the major risk factor for heart disease in the us?

Many: I like to divide risk factors into two categories. First are those you can not change. The other are those you can. For instance we can't change inherited risk factors. But we can control smoking, diet and exercise. Of the risk factors we can impact - probably smoking is the most important risk factory to control. Genetics is probably the biggest risk factor of all. ...Read more

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What is the cause of t2 prolongation related to leukoariosis on a MRI with contrast and what is the treatment and/or prognosis?

What is the cause of t2 prolongation related to leukoariosis on a MRI with contrast and what is the treatment and/or prognosis?

"Thinning" of ...: White matter with increased fluid content, which accounts for the t2 hyper intensity. Most physicians feel this is due to small artery infractions in subcortical white matter. Although these findings are MRI are age related (more common in the elderly), this process is associated with chronic hypertension. Risk factors also include heart disease, diabetes and smoking. ...Read more

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If biology is the reason given for a fx of the dist fib not healing what does this mean?

If biology is the reason given for a fx of the dist fib not healing what does this mean?

They are not sure: If a doctors answer as to why the bone didn't heal is "biology" then he does not know why and is basically saying this sometimes happens. In his defense, medicine is not as hard of a science as some think, and sometimes we don't know exactly why things happen. ...Read more

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What anesthesia is used for the operation and what is the duration of the convalescence?

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What anesthesia is used for the operation and what is the duration of the convalescence?

Unclear: The type of anesthesia used will depend on the kind of surgery being performed as well as specifics of your medical conditions. Likewise the convalescence will depend mainly on the type of surgery. Anesthesia itself wears off within several hours of surgery, for most anesthetics. ...Read more

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What is the reason for the increase of alzheimer's disease?

What is the reason for the increase of alzheimer's disease?

Mercury toxicity: There is no single cause of alzheimer's but a growing body of evidence implicates mercury toxicity as a significant cause (see http://www.Medscape.Com/viewarticle/733465). Exposure to mercury has increased over time, primarily from dental amalgam fillings but also from contaminated seafood.Research shows those who got flu vaccine preserved with mercury 5 years in a row had 10x risk of alzheimer's! ...Read more

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What is the potential outcome for pvc?

Inconsequential: If you are young, no heart, electrolyte anomaly. If you are taking some medication or overthe counter medications, street drugs dietary supplements can cause it. ...Read more

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What is the risk factor of all contraceptions?

What is the risk factor of all contraceptions?

Too Broad: We can't cover the risks for all types of contraception in 400 characters or less. Please consider honing down on your question- possibly asking a specific form of contraception. Thanks. ...Read more

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What is the duration of bypass surgery?

What is the duration of bypass surgery?

About 3 hours: Hello pbloom -- uncomplicated heart bypass should take about 2-3 hours. ...Read more

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What is the criteria of time for HIV testing?

What is the criteria of time for HIV testing?

HIV testing...: Negative testing 6 months from exposure is highly accurate and no further testing is needed as long as there have not been other risky sexual encounters since that time. You can be confident that testing 6 months after exposure to the virus provides highly accurate results. In future avoid high risk sexual encounters, use protection, and get regular screening for HIV/STDs if remain sexually active ...Read more

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My dad is currently getting treated for large bcell nhl with r-chop21.What is the prognosis of the prescription & what is the chance of it ever occuring again?

My dad is currently getting treated for large bcell nhl with r-chop21.What is the prognosis of the prescription & what is the chance of it ever occuring again?

It depends: There is a prognostic model called the revised international prognostic index that addresses this question. Information required-age, ldh level (a blood test value), stage, sites of lymphoma, and performance status. This may help. http://www.qxmd.com/calculate-online/hematology/prognosis-large-b-cell-lymphoma-r-ipi. ...Read more

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What is Rh factor and what is the causes of it?

What is Rh factor and what is the causes of it?

Part of blood: The rh factor is part of your red blood cells. They are a portion of the cell that mediates immune response. You received your rh factor when you were born. ...Read more

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What is the role of clomiphene for infertility treatment?

What is the role of clomiphene  for infertility treatment?

Three uses: 1. Women with irregular cycles don't ovulate (release an egg) every month. Depending on the cause such as pcos, Clomid (clomiphene) can help you to ovulate, may be combined with metformin if pcos. 2. Women who ovulate regularly can release 2 or 3 eggs in a month with Clomid (clomiphene) increasing chance of pregnancy with 5-10% risk of twins, 1% triplets. 3. Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test is a well-proven test of egg supply. ...Read more

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What is necessary for the replication of a prion?

What is necessary for the replication of a prion?

The abnormal protein: Doesn't replicate per se, it produces more of itself by changing the conformation (folding) of the normal cellular protein. These misfolded proteins then begin to agglutinated into plaques which can damage the nerve cell. ...Read more

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What is the duration of triple bypass surgery?

What is the duration of triple bypass surgery?

About 4 hours: The average time of bypass surgery if about four hours but it depends on a lot ot things. Some surgeons are faster than others but that does not necessarily mean that faster is better. Also it depends on how technically difficult the surgery is. I can never be sure how long it will take me to drive to work. That i get there safely is the most important thing. ...Read more

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