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What is the treatment for polycystic ovarian disease pco?

What is the treatment for polycystic ovarian disease pco?

Depends, TTC or not?: If not trying to conceive birth control pills are often used, sometimes with antiandrogens like spironolactone as well to decrease acne/hair growth more than bc pills alone. If trying to conceive we use Insulin sensitizers like metformin, plus ovulation-inducing tablets - most commonly Clomid (clomiphene) or Letrozole - sometimes low-dose shots or ivf if needed. Surgery for pcos is no longer a good option. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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What is the reason for kidney disease?

What is the reason for kidney disease?

Diabetes, High BP: Diabetes and high blood pressure are the most common causes for kidney disease. However there are very many other reasons the kidneys may be damaged or function abnormally. The kidneys not only remove toxic wastes from the body but also keep many things in balance including salt and water, blood pressure, potassium, pH, hemoglobin, uric acid, and many other critical body components! ...Read more

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What is the treatment to polycystic ovary disease?

What is the treatment to polycystic ovary disease?

It varies: Not every case is the same. Options include diet, exercise, metformin, spironolactone and many other choices. The choices may depend on the symptoms, such as acne, hirsutism, obesity, infertility, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best management for renal disease?

What is the best management for renal disease?

A good Nephrologist: General principals would include control of hypertension, relief of any kidney obstruction, adequate hydration (assuming kidney function is not severely reduced), good control of diabetes, if present. Depending on renal function varying degrees of sodium, potassium, and protein dietary restriction may be required. ...Read more

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What is the diagnose method for kidney disease?

What is the diagnose method for kidney disease?

Urine & blood tests: Medical history including family history, ? Presence of blood in urine, frequency of urination, ?Excessive thirst. Physical examination for bp, possible kidney swelling or tenderness, vascular bruit (abnormal sound of kidney artery flow). Plus kidney & bladder ultrasound. Possibly ct scan, MRI or nuclear renal scan. Urine tests may include 24 hour urine collection. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gaucher's disease?

What is the treatment for gaucher's disease?

Depends on type and: Severity. Mild cases may require no treatment, interventions include enzyme replacement and bone marrow transplantation. Check the site below: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gauchers-disease/ds00972. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for kidney scarring?

What is the treatment for kidney scarring?

See below: Kidney scarring is a term to describe the appearance of the kidney on microscopic exam, generally on a kidney biopsy, represents dead tissue.This does not cause symptoms. The effort then is towards preserving the live tissue.Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment treatment to cure the polycystic ovary disease?

What is the best treatment treatment to cure the polycystic ovary disease?

Control, not cure: True, genetic pcos can't really be cured, but rather controlled. A board certified re can discuss strategies for control and lifetime monitoring to assure you're healthy. Strategies include proper nutrition, exercise, and weight control. Annual monitoring of symptoms and lab tests can help to assure good health. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Alzheimer's disease?

What is the treatment for Alzheimer's disease?

No real Tx/just mgmt: There is no cure for this, just kinds of management and palliative care. Drugs for the manifesttions of alzheimer's are acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (tacrine, rivastigmine, galantamine (galantamine hydrobromide) and donepezil), and an nmda receptor antagonist (memantine). Psychosocial interventions help with behavior and emotiion. Caregiving essentially is the treatment for pts. Since they cannot tend to their needs. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for wilsons disease?

What is the treatment for wilsons disease?

Remove copper: Excessive copper poisons the body organs, so the treatment is to remove the copper while stabilizing organs that may have been injured. This is called chelation. Several chemicals are used to remove the copper. See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001789/ also, www.Wilsonsdisease.Org. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acute kidney failure?

What is the treatment for acute kidney failure?

Treating the cause: Causes are a wide array of possibilities. Based on the diagnosis the doctor will treat the cause. Also, the kidneys will sometimes need support with dialysis until the case recovers. Otherwise, the doctor will fill in for the kidneys in their relative absence from the job e.g. Adjusts electrolytes, hemoglobin, acidosis, blood pressure, edema until the kidneys return to duty and take over. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ovarian insufficiency?

What is the treatment for ovarian insufficiency?

Trying to conceive?: If not trying to conceive: bone density scan, calcium, vitamin d, and hormone replacement with estrogen and progestin. We look for and treat any adrenal insufficiency. If you're trying to conceive, 5-10% of women with poi will get pregnant on their own after diagnosis, but if you truly have poi we don't have good fertility treatments using your own eggs. Egg donation or embryo donation are best. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for niemann-pick disease?

What is the treatment for niemann-pick disease?

N-P Disease: Treatments for niemann–pick disease are limited with care being mostly supportive. Anecdotally, organ transplant has been attempted with limited success. Future prospects include enzyme replacement and gene therapy. Bone marrow transplant has been attempted for type b. Supportive care through nutrition, medication, physical therapy and being followed by specialists can help with quality of life. ...Read more

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Is bilateral vestibulopathy disease no cure? What is the best treatment for this disease.

Is bilateral vestibulopathy disease no cure? What is the best treatment for this disease.

Damage to inner ears: If i understand the question properly i believe you are referring to your inner ears. First one needs to discover the cause before proceeding with treatment. The causes are many and include ototoxic drugs, autoimmune disorders, heredity, and infectious causes such as syphilis. Vestibular rehabilitation is essential and minimize the use of suppressants to allow for compensation. Well wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for congenital heart disease?

What is the best treatment for congenital heart disease?

It Depends: There are many different types of congenital heart diseases. Therapies range from watchful waiting to medication to surgery. There is a need to see your pediatrician and perhaps a pediatric cardiologist for a definitive answer depending upon the problem. ...Read more

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What is the best solutions for the polycystic kidney disease if my kidneys are enlarged?

What is the best solutions for the polycystic kidney disease if my kidneys are enlarged?

Optimize: See a nephrologist to optimize your renal function. By watching your weight, diet, blood pressure etc. You can extend the life of the kidneys. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Parkinson's disease?

What is the treatment for Parkinson's disease?

Neurologist: The first thing is to make the proper diagnosis. 32 is pretty young for parkinson's disease. There are other disorders that have some of the similar symptoms that have different treatments and prognosis. A neurologist is your point of contact to help with diagnosis and treatment. The mainstay of treatment is medications. When these fail, there are some that are amenable to surgery. ...Read more

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What are the common treatments for polycystic kidney disease?

What are the common treatments for polycystic kidney disease?

PKD: As of now there are no definitive treatments for polycystic kidney disease. At this time you treat the side effects (high blood pressure, infections, discomfort from large cysts). There are many studies going on currently to find a cure or treatment for pkd. Most patients are on an ace inhibitor for high BP control. ...Read more

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What shouldn't i eat/drink if I have polycystic kidney disease?

What shouldn't i eat/drink if I have polycystic kidney disease?

Consistency : Make healthy decisions: low sodium diet, exercise, no tobacco, and be consistent. Take prescribed medications, control blood pressure, avoid all nsaids, if diabetic manage it well, and like everyone it helps to have a little bit of good luck too. Get a nephrologist (kidney doctor) who will look for ways to slow/prevent loss of kidney function, and if needed prepare for end stage kidney disease. ...Read more

Previous Kidney Disease (Definition)

Polycystic kidney disease is a kidney disorder passed down through families in which multiple cysts form on the kidneys, causing ...Read more


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Polycystic Kidney Disease (Definition)

A genetic disease that causes multiple cysts to ...Read more