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What Todo For Chronic Saliva
Treatments for dry e: Dry eyes are common and have a number of causes. As we get older, our eyes make less tears. Tears are a complex mixture that includes mucous, water, minerals and a lipid. All the components are important to keep the tear film stable and prevent rapid evaporation. There are a number of treatments that include various types of artificial tears and other treatments. See an eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
What is Chloride Diarhea ? whats is causes ?Is it treatable?
My child 4 years old have this ,Doctor says it untreatable.
Guide me Please..
Please tell me, could belive me it is possible to get ileostomy surgery for chronic constipation in which all of other treatment doesn't help ?
Yes, but...: That would be a truly last ditch effort to treat an otherwise benign problem. In addition to the potential complications of the operation itself, the side effects and possible future complications are significant, and changes one's lifestyle forever. Seeing an experienced surgeon can help with options. If you've already seen one, go see another. ...Read more
Early treatment: People with Chronic Granulomatous disease are prone to infections. Early treatment of any suspected infection is critical. Graulomas may also for in the gastrointestinal system causing colitis so seeing a gastroenterologist regularly would be a good idea if you have any gastrointestinal symptoms. ...Read more
What are the reasons for urine infection? How to cure this? My 5 yr old son is often affected by that? Help me to find a solution.
Needs attention: In the short term, urine infections should be treated with antibiotics promptly after getting a specimen that can be sent for culture for positive identification. If a child has more than one urine infection, however, more evaluation needs to be done to see if there is a problem with the bladder or kidney that makes him at risk. That may include an ultrasound or other studies. ...Read more
Surgery: Chronic sinusitis is defined as sinus infection that has lasted for more than 3 months or 90 days. Usually this problem has been treated with multiple antibiotics and steroids. If the symptoms of pain, pressure and fullness accompanied by yellow nasal drainage continue for more 90 days, it means that the passages from the sinuses to the nose are blocked and they need to be surgically enlarged. ...Read more
How else to evaluate for possible csf leak? Doc gave me tube for sample of drainage, but my nose is totally dry. Confused
I have chronic fatigue syndrome and Dr ordered a PCR test for chronic Mycoplasma. What kind/how long for antibiotics if it comes back positive? Thanks
Waste of time: Mycoplasma has nothing to do with CFS. ...Read more
Immune problem?: It can be very normal for a toddler to have a mild respiratory infection once a month, and secondary infections such as thrush and yeast infections can result. The term OPPORTUNISTIC infection has a very specific implication in the medical field. Recurrent, true, opportunistic infections in a child indicates immune dysfunction until proven otherwise, and requires a complete medical evaluation. ...Read more
I'm suffering from colitis. Plz tell which food is good & which food is bad for me.. What can I do? Plz help me.
Colitis and diet: Colitis comes is several forms and treatment depends on type. Micro-nutrient deficiencies include vit d3, vit a, zinc, and others. Okay to take a multi-vitamin. Bile binders/questran and avoiding fatty foods can be helpful. Many are helped by avoiding gluten, a wheat protein. Okay to talk to your doc about the spectifics of your colitis. Good luck. ...Read more
Possibilities...: Major possibilities include bronchospasm, gerd, chronic sinusitis, chronic bronchitis or some combination of these. To determine the precise etiology and thus the treatment needed, see your doctor for evaluation. You may need some testing to figure out what is causing your cough and to get you on effective treatment. Meantime, quit smoking if you are currently smoking! good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have dry whoping cough no green or yellow mucus for more than 10 days medicine is not helping how to cure what is it please help me thanks?
I have resistant C.Krusei fungal UTI. What is the best way to treat this? My doctor referred me to Infectious Disease doc. Curious what I'm in for :).
See my remarks: You are at such tender young age with auto-immune disease.Your immunity is low,hence you are liable for infection,specially fungal. I agree with you doctor,a specialist in infection will be able to help you as they well versed in managing these infections with different medications. Good luck ...Read more
What can cause sjogren like symptoms? What are possible causes for dry mouth and dry eyes in a patient? Standard rheumatological assessment (blood work) was negative for sjogrens. Can plastic or it's derivatives cause immune system dysfunction? How does
The : The most frequent cause for dry eyes has to do with the enviroment . When mouth or other mucosa are effected the problem might be systemic . The diagnosis is a clinical diagnosis and the test are simple, a schirmer test for the eyes , that is done by the eye doctor with a small adsorbent paper and for the mouth the old question of are you able to swallow and chew a cracker with out water . The lab data might help to increase the suspicion of the presence of the disease ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Determine cause: The liver sits downstream from the heart and if the heart does not work well, it can lead to congestive heart failure. In this instance, the blood backs up and can cause the liver to become congestive, thus the term congestive hepatomegaly. While there are other causes, e.g. Budd Chiari syndrome, heart failure is the most common cause and treatment is directed at improving heart function. ...Read more
2 docs, 2 ideas: one wants me to take chronic suppression for recurrent uti. Other is afraid of my getting c diff. What to do/?
Family doc: The imporance of your own family physician is that he/she can weigh the risks and benefits of each suggestion for you and create a recommendation unique for you. ...Read more
Accutane caused me to have rosacea and i'm a 20 year old male. What is this thing doing to my body? Why do doctors prescribe this for mild acne?
Accutane treatment: Accutane is a vitamin a derivative used to treat acne. It is fda approved but has siginificant potential side effect and should only be used in stubborn to clear acne or widespread pustular acne which does not respond to more traditional topical and oral medications. Rosacea should be a temporary side effect from the Accutane and should clear once you are off the medicine. Hope this helps. ...Read more
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more
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