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A normal 17 yr old. Who gets bitten by black widow or brown recluse spider. Does he require treatment?

A normal 17 yr old. Who gets bitten by black widow or brown recluse spider. Does he require treatment?

Find out which one: It's important to find out which one as they require very different treatments. Black widows have a neurotoxic venom that can attack the respiratory system. Brown recluse (fiddle-back or violin spiders) have a hemotoxic venom that causes necrosis and ulcer formation. Both require treatment. See your doc right away. ...Read more

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Widowed x 7y. 7 children. Hosp. For suicidal ideation 4x. In therapy for 7 y. Still in so much pain. So angry! Lost all friends after. What to do?

Widowed x 7y. 7 children. Hosp. For suicidal ideation 4x. In therapy for 7 y. Still in so much pain. So angry! Lost all friends after. What to do?

It can be so hard...: This sounds very sad and you need to find better help which can be a challenge. But please don't give up. Try new therapists until you find one you trust. Also seek support from clergy or another type of community activity or 12-step or PWP group. You don't list your medications or procedures but there may be help available from a new doctor/therapist - keep trying! ...Read more

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Had a block before and had a stunt before. Now diagnosed LBBB, what treatment is suggested, have borderline diabetes and on medicine. Is it safe to get a pace maker.

Had a block before and had a stunt before. Now diagnosed LBBB, what treatment is suggested, have borderline diabetes and on medicine. Is it safe to get a pace maker.

Cardiac issues: One can have an electrical and/or vascular block ,if either is severe enough treatment can involve respectively a pacemaker or stent ,both procedures incur a small risk, worthwhile if the risk of not undergoing the procedure exceeds that of the procedure itself.. LBBB only needs treatment if certain criteria are met. ...Read more

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Liver cancer stage 4 , lung cancer and spleen cancer with cirrhosis and hep c can I take chemotherapy treatment to reduce tumor maker?

Liver cancer stage 4 , lung cancer and spleen cancer with cirrhosis and hep c  can I take chemotherapy treatment to reduce tumor maker?

Hmmmm: If you'd do have cancer in liver, lung, and spleen, my advice is to talk to your oncologist about how to improve your quality of life rather than improving tumor marker. As you know, chemo agents are not well tolerated in some people. ...Read more

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Treatment of e d ?

Treatment of e d
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Several: Ed is treated depending on the cause, for example, if your testosterone is low, than replacing testosterone (there are rx creams) will help. If it is generalized ed from "aging" with underlying hypertension or diabetes, the rx meds can be very beneficial (viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) cialis). If needed, there are also surgical options available. Discuss with your dr for the best option for you. ...Read more

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Treatment of infantigo?

Treatment of infantigo?

Antibiotics: This is also known more commonly as impetigo. It is usually caused by strep and /or staph bacteria. It does require antibiotics to be cured although these can be oral or topical. But must be gotten by prescription from a doctor. ...Read more

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Treatment for hemrhoid?

Treatment for hemrhoid?

Two ways: Non surgical: most hemorrhoids can be treated with simple changes to diet and bowel habits. Fixative procedures include tying off the hemorrhoids with a rubber band or using heat, lasers, or electric current to create scar tissue (coagulation therapy). Surgical: surgical removal of hemorrhoids. Some we mix both methods. ...Read more

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Is there treatment for nec?

Is there treatment for nec?

Yes: If by nec you mean necrotizing enterocolitis. Treatment usually involves stopping feedings, relieving gas in the intestines by use of a small suction tube and initiation of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is there treatment for lks?

Landau- Kleffner Syn: Treatment is limited. You can learn more about landau-kleffner syndrome at: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/landau-kleffner_syndrome/page3.Htm#what_treatments_are_available. ...Read more