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With CSF otorrhea what are my treatment options?

With CSF otorrhea what are my treatment options?

Neurosurgery: See a neurosurgeon there is a high risk of meningitis if the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

Cerebrospinal Fluid (Definition)

The fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord provides an exchange pathway and balancing system for brain and spinal cord metabolism, besides a cushioning system for routine impacts of our ...Read more


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With ear swelling what are my treatment options?

With ear swelling what are my treatment options?

What is swollen?: Need more information to answer this question appropriately. Is the swelling in the ear canal or in the external ear. Are there other symptoms? Have you had trauma to the area, been bitten by anything, are you allergic to some topical preparation, is is accompanied by redness, tenderness, and so on? Try an ice pack and if this doesn't work see your family doctor. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for brain cysts?

What are the treatment options for brain cysts?

See: http://www.abta.org/brain-tumor-information/types-of-tumors/brain-cysts.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/

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With eye inflammation what are my treatment options?

With eye inflammation what are my treatment options?

Inflammation , eye: As with other parts of the body, all inflammatory response is the body's response to something such as an infectious agent, an irritant such as drug or chemicals etc. While steroids will help as do non- steroid agents, the causative agents needs to be identified as some are potentiated by these agents. Careful monitoring during treatment is therefore a must ...Read more

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With parasomnia what are my treatment options?

With parasomnia what are my treatment options?

Usually no treatment: Most parasomnias are benign and require no particular treatment unless they become a danger to you or to other members of the household. For sleep walkers secure windows and doors, recommend sleeping on ground floors. If medications are needed, your sleep specialist will evaluate you and recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are my treatment options with dysphagia ?

What are my treatment options with dysphagia ?

Boy that depends: The cause of the dysphasia drives the treatment options. So many conditions can cause dysphagia. Autoimmune disorders, barret's, collagen disorders, cancer. Your options are driven by the diagnosis. First step of course is to get an appropriate diagnosis & discuss your options with the gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options and general advice for lumbar and spinal stenosis?

What are the treatment options and general advice for lumbar and spinal stenosis?

Injection & surgery: When spinal stenosis is moderate in degree responds nicely to exercise-particularly when there is instability and subluxation. When the stenosis is severe, an injection will give temporary relief, but surgery is the treatment of choice. This is an example of surgery allowing the patient to walk and subsequently, allowing the patient to restore vitality in his cardiovascular and cognitive function. ...Read more

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What are my treatment options for a varicocele and low sperm?

What are my treatment options for a varicocele and low sperm?

Surgery embolization: Embolization means "clot making." the doctor injects coils into the testicular veins to block them. Sometimes a fluid is used. Laproscopic surgery & open surgery remove the veins. You & your doctor should discuss best treatment option in your case. See http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/varicocele/ds00618/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more

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What are my treatment options for pcos?

What are my treatment options for pcos?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/basics/treatment/con-20028841

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What treatment options are available for painful spondylosis of the neck?

What treatment options are available for painful spondylosis of the neck?

Cervical spondylosis: 24 year old lady with a concern about neck pain. You should have a full evaluation by an orthopaedic spine surgeon in clinic. Typically, rest, physical therapy, NSAIDS, ice/heat, modalities, or bracing are used. Other degenerative problems in the cervical spine related to spondylosis require imaging/surgery. See this link: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic ...Read more

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With asymptomatic bacteriuria what are my treatment options?

With asymptomatic bacteriuria what are my treatment options?

If pregnant...: The one caveat to dr. Edwards' fine answer is for pregnant ladies. If you are pregnant, then you should treat asymptomatic bactiuria as many women will progress to a full-blown bladder infection, possibly ascending to the kidneys. This is very serious when pregnant so we treat all bactiuria in pregnant ladies. ...Read more

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What is panic disorder and what are the treatment options for it?

What is panic disorder and what are the treatment options for it?

DSM Definition: It's different than anxiety which is preceded by chronic stressors which build to reactions of moderate intensity that can last for days, weeks or months, panic attacks are acute events triggered by a sudden, out-of-the-blue cause: duration is short and symptoms are more intense. You can have both. It can be very severe and painful, but it is quite treatable w/ cbt and some think ssri's help. ...Read more

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What treatment options could I have for maxillary repositioning?

What treatment options could I have for maxillary repositioning?

Turbinate reposition: ing is a surgical option for obstructoin of the maxillary sinus outlet. The turbinate bone is broken to move the structure away from the middle of the nose. Unfortunately, the benefits in relieving congestion are often temporizing. If there is a medical relationship for your chronic sinusitis (eg allergies, nasal polyps, immune deficiency, irritant rhinitis) there may other treatment options ...Read more

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With depression what are my treatment options?

With depression what are my treatment options?

Your Options: There are many treatment option available which can be confusing. I would check out curecrowd.Com which crowd sources a multitude of type of treatment option available and is a great starting point. Here is the link http://curecrowd.Com/ailments/depression. ...Read more

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What are my treatment options for achlasia?

What are my treatment options for achlasia?

Achalasia,: as you know, is a weakness of the peristaltic action of the esophagus propelling food into the stomach. Most cases can be treated satisfactorily with medications, usually calcium channel blockers , nitrates or vasodilators. Dilating the esophagus with an endoscope can also be done. The most difficult cases require surgery: myotomy which involves cutting the muscle. See a Gastroenterologist first. ...Read more

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With chickenpox what are my treatment options?

With chickenpox what are my treatment options?

Depends: Most chickenpox will self heal over a week or so in kids.There are antiviral medications that can suppress the intensity of the illness if taken early in the illness, but these are not recommended for most natural cases in kids. Adults should receive treatment because of the amplified intensity and complications involved. ...Read more

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What are the testing for pseudotumor cerebri? What is treatment

What are the testing for pseudotumor cerebri? What is treatment

Eye exam, LP: Opthalmologic exam showing swelling of the optic disks, visual acuity and field testing showing potential loss of peripheral vision, If severe acuity in general. lumbar puncture done in supine position showing elevated opening pressure. Txt: Diamox, if severe visual issues optic nerve fernestration, csf shunting and weight loss ...Read more

Csf (Definition)

Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear colorless fluid produced in the choroid plexus in the brain, and acts as a cushion or a buffer for the ...Read more