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Which treatment works the best and fastest for osgood schlatter disease?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for osgood schlatter disease?

Rest: Osgood-schlatter's is a very common condition in pre teen children age 13 -14 who are increasingly active in sports. It is due to the patellar ligament of knee cap not being completely fused to the tibia as the bone is still growing along the growth plate this causes significant inflammation and pain at top of the tibia below the knee. Best treatment is rest and decreased activity until better. ...Read more

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Dr. Jenny Frances
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Osgood Schlatter Disease (Definition)

A common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents, this is an inflammation of the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap (patellar tendon) attaches to the shinbone (tibia). ...Read more


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Which treatment works the best and fastest for legg-calve-perthes disease?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for legg-calve-perthes disease?

Varies with age: Primary goals of treatment are to alleviate pain and to prevent lasting deformity of the femoral head. Treatment often depends on age and severity.Before 6 yrs rest, avoid strenuous exercise, use range of motion exercises,crutches, walker, or casts, abduction bracing.Sometimes operations for older patients including femoral and iliac osteotomies. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for tenosynovitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for tenosynovitis?

Ice, rest, nsaids: Try to limit use of the hand as much as possible especially with computer work. Try ice and nsaids to decrease the swelling and tenderness. If the finger is actually locking, it may be necessary to get a local cortisone injection or even a surgical release. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for scleroderma?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for scleroderma?

Scleroderma: Scleroderma is a connective tissue disease (ctd). The best treatment is based on treating the affected system or organ cause. For instance: ctd may be manifested as pulmonary hypertesnion, lupus, esophageal narrowing, kidney disease. Is so hard to explain on the internet, but better to understand and explain if i;m able to examine you and do the proper work up and referrals. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for compartment syndrome?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for compartment syndrome?

It depend: Acute compartment syndrome need to handle on emergency basis, the best treatment to do surgery. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for foot fracture?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for foot fracture?

Depends on fracture: Most foot fractures are treated without surgery. Many heal well in a walking boot. Others have optimal healing in a cast. Others that are low risk only need rest and good supportive footwear. Metatarsal and toe fractures are the most common. Occasionally, severe fractures that are significantly displaced require surgery. The typical amount of healing time is 6 weeks. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for thyroiditis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for thyroiditis?

Treat only if: In general, thyroiditis only requires treatment when the thryoid gland is either overactive or underactive. The treatments for the two are completely different, so it would depend on what you have. More information, please. Thanks. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for pancreatitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for pancreatitis?

Depends on cause: Pancreatitis can be caused by gallstones, medications, high triglycerides, a tumor, and several other causes. The treatment depends on the underlying cause. Most often it starts by hospitalizing patient and giving them IV fluids and restricting oral intake for a period of time. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for pterygium?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for pterygium?

Surgery: The only treatment that works for pterygium is surgical removal. Eye drops do not help, nor does wearing sunglasses. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for lymphoma?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for lymphoma?

Different kinds: We have now identified many different types of lymphoma that respond differently to chemotherapy - and indeed, we often tailor the chemotherapy to the lymphoma type. So, not all chemotherapy works the same with lymphoma. Your oncologist will work with you to explain the various options. This is also why second opinions are sometimes a good option. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for emphysema?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for emphysema?

Many...: There are many treatments for emphysema, a form of copd. Bronchodilator inhalers can work quickly to relieve bronchospasm. Oxygen therapy is used if your oxygen level in your blood is low. Treatments are quite individualized so proper treatment requires a doctor's evaluation. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for vitiligo?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for vitiligo?

Complicated: Treatment can be as simple as using sun screen. More complicated treatments include phototherapy, immunomodulation, cytomanipulation, skin grafting, topical depigmentation plus ruby laser, and topical fluorouracil. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for steatorrhea?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for steatorrhea?

Depends: Steatorrhea can have many causes. Pancreatic insufficiency, a condition where no enzymes to digest the food you eat are secreted by the pancreas, is treated with supplemental pancreatic enzymes that are taken with each meal. Other causes include celiac disease, crohn's disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, short bowel syndrome. All of these conditions require different treatments. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for foot swelling?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for foot swelling?

It depends: What the cause of the swelling. May the reason your heart weak, medications and elevation help .May be the leg broken, you elevate and medications. May be infection, you have to use antibiotic and elevation. Good luck. Thanks. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for shingles?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for shingles?

There is no best: Antivirals, like valtrex, (valacyclovir) need to be started within 72 hrs of shingle symptoms. They can decrease the severity and duration of the rash. If pain persists after the rash is gone - postherpetic neuralgia (phn) - it needs to be treated aggressively so it does not last forever. The older you are when you have shingles, the more likely you are to have phn. See a board certified pain specialist for help. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for vasculitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for vasculitis?

Depends: Vasculitis is a generic term for vascular wall inflammation. The causes of it are multiple and each cause has its own best/fastest treatment. If you know the cause, let us know it too. That way we can suggest what's best in that case. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for Achilles tendonitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for Achilles tendonitis?

No good answer: There really is not a best answer for this. What works well and fast for you might not for the next patient. In general, injections work faster than medications or pt, but also incur higher risks. Steroid injections have a risk of causing rupture of the tendon, while prp, a newer treatment, may take days or a few weeks to see the full benefit. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for bone cancer?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for bone cancer?

Discuss w oncologist: Need more info. On "bone cancer"- if its myeloma then regimens with meds such as velcade, revlimid, (lenalidomide) steroids are very effective and followed by transplant in some cases. Other "bone cancers" such as osteosarcomas require cjemothearpy and surgery to cure patients effectively. Best discussed with the treating oncologist and can look up sites such as cancer.Net; american cancer society; etc. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for aortic regurgitation?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for aortic regurgitation?

Depends on severity: Lacking other abnormal findings, for mild to moderate aortic regurgitation, medical therapy with blood pressure medications is usually sufficient. For severe, depending on symptoms, size of heart and structure of the valve as well as overall patient condition, surgery may be needed. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for chronic pain?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for chronic pain?

Conservative first: Most often chronic pain has an underlying cause and trigger (not always). The treatment is usually directed in that direction. Trying to reduce the symptoms coming from the offending structure. For true chronic issues, "fix" is rarely possible where "control" of symptoms is a more reachable end point. Therapy, injections, medications, even surgery at times, can all help. Get an evaluation soon. ...Read more

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