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What is the treatment for myasthenia gravis?

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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Multiple

About 1/3 can see spontaneous remission, 1/3 stabilize on chronic medications, and 1/3 have progressive difficulties.
Chronic and/or longterm medications may aid but can have significant adverse impact on life and/or health. In appropriate candidates, thoracic surgery to remove thymus (thymectomy) can possibly cure: http://goo.Gl/3xxmd.

In brief: Multiple

About 1/3 can see spontaneous remission, 1/3 stabilize on chronic medications, and 1/3 have progressive difficulties.
Chronic and/or longterm medications may aid but can have significant adverse impact on life and/or health. In appropriate candidates, thoracic surgery to remove thymus (thymectomy) can possibly cure: http://goo.Gl/3xxmd.
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
If Myasthenia Gravis, you should be fully evaluated and have your care coordinated by your family physician, neurologist, and additional referrals as appropriate.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology

In brief: Complex Q

See a neurolgist the treatment can be medical (steroids, plasma exchange other immunosuppressives anticholinesterases) or surgical (removal of the thymus).

In brief: Complex Q

See a neurolgist the treatment can be medical (steroids, plasma exchange other immunosuppressives anticholinesterases) or surgical (removal of the thymus).
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