Pancreatitis treatment and prevention

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Avatar m tn What I meant was that for these rich carriers even triple combo for them is nothing financially, yet I have not read combo treatment received at hbvbv. Could be China is rescue therapy and no prevention therapy yet. Ann8: I remember clearly my new liver doctor say, "Kaiser range for ALT is till 40, yours (56) is abnormal, with your DNA, you need treatment.
Avatar f tn The main component of Valparin is sodium valproate, which is indicated in all forms of epilepsy and as prevention of recurrent febrile seizure in children, just like your son. The side effects of Valparin as listed in this link (http://www.doctorndtv.com/drugs/detailtopics.asp?id=106) can be: loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, incoordination, drowsiness, reversible hair loss, skin rash, weight gain, tremor, confusion, hepatitis, or pancreatitis.
Avatar n tn I only have one complaint really-the original Hepatologist and my other doctors convincing me the Tx is harmless and all sides would clear soon after treatment-they didn't and I spent a fortune on ADs and unnecessary testing. It costs all of us in the rear when doctors don't just say yes, there can be everlasting sides in 3 % of patients. Then at least we know It Isnt In Our Heads!
284078 tn?1282620298 This time about a woman on Topamax for 7 days who seemed to have lost almost all her vision 12 hours after increasing her dose per her doctor's instructions. Some quick thinking sparked me to ask if she could see up close and lo and behold while she was blind as a bat in the distance, she could see the tiniest print about 6 inches in front of her nose. She had developed an acute myopic shift from a choroidal effusion which pushed the lens/iris diaphram forward.
Avatar n tn When I spend more than 2 hours sitting (legs UN crossed) I tend to swell. I am also questioning liquid intake. My aunt just had pancreatitis and retained 40 lbs of liquid they had pumped into her intravenously. I have been told that drinking lots of water is good for the body, yet find when I do, I swell. Hmmm. Perhaps I shouldn't drink water? or is this just a cover for a more serious problem.
Avatar f tn Causes, Signs and Symptoms of Autoimmune Pancreatitis By Jordan Meyers, eHow Contributor Causes, Signs and Symptoms of Autoimmune Pancreatitis Autoimmune pancreatitis is a condition that affects the pancreas. The pancreas is found in the abdomen, where it helps to regulate the amount of glucose--a type of sugar that is naturally found in the body--in a person's blood. It also aids in digestion. Autoimmune pancreatitis is marked by inflammation of the pancreas.
Avatar n tn Find a supportive physician Find a physician that will spend time to be supportive, will encourage lifestyle change efforts and is accepting of diatary and alternative health prevention regimens. Discuss with your health care provider the possibility of massage therapy or accupuncture Take the medication prescribed by physician Anti-spasmotics, nitrates and calcium channel blokers may help with the pain as an adjunct to changing diet, stress reduction and exercise.
931217 tn?1283484935 [17,18] Mammary cancer is usually treated with surgery and often chemotherapy, and it is often fatal despite treatment, with 59% of dogs with malignant tumors in one study eventually dying of causes related to their. [21] Spaying dramatically reduces the risk of mammary cancer in both dogs and cats. In dogs the risk has been reported as 0.5% when spayed before the first heat, 8% if spayed before the second heat, and 26% if spayed after the second heat.
Avatar n tn However, there is validity to the premise that pain will actually keep you alive longer, and it's always an ongoing challenge to find the balance of pain and/or anxiety control. Remember, too, that acute co-morbid events, ie: coronary, pulmonary or spontaneous bleeding and clotting can occur at any time and hasten death Additionally, it is not uncommon for liver failure patients to wax and wane in terms of their mentation, confusion and overall state.
Avatar n tn I think everything is over and I clean up. I walk out of the toilet and in about 2 minutes time the stomach cramp and the fainting sensation comes back (I've fainted only once to date from this and was out for about 15-20 minutes). 6. When I get back to the toilet I have a really violent Diarrhoea episode in pure liquid state.
Avatar n tn Lowering cholesterol for secondary prevention, that is preventing second heart attacks in persons who already had had one, was next demonstrated in the eighties and primary prevention of heart attack and stroke (In persons who had never had a prior event) demonstrated in the nineties. The most recently published studies have demonstrated that lipid lowering therapy decreases cardiac events even in those persons with normal cholesterol.
Avatar n tn Lowering cholesterol for secondary prevention, that is preventing second heart attacks in persons who already had had one, was next demonstrated in the eighties and primary prevention of heart attack and stroke (In persons who had never had a prior event) demonstrated in the nineties. Total cholesterol is broken down into different categories. High density cholesterol (HDL) is the "good cholesterol" that acts as a cleaning cholesterol.
Avatar f tn Cerenia Tablets are indicated for the prevention of acute vomiting and vomiting due to motion sickness, and Cerenia Injectable Solution is approved for the prevention and treatment of acute vomiting. Cerenia is the first product approved for: the prevention of vomiting due to motion sickness and the prevention and treatment of acute vomiting in dogs. Both products are available only by order of a veterinarian.
242516 tn?1368227505 What's important is that if in the last week you have been to Mexico, San Diego, Imperial County or Texas, and come back with a flu like illness with fever, sore throat, cough, runny nose, and possibly vomiting and diarrhea, call your doctor. You may benefit from Tamiflu or Relenza pills. What your doctor will do is test you for flu and if you have an untypeable flu (one that we doesn't match those we've seen before) it could be swine flu.
Avatar n tn Lowering cholesterol for secondary prevention, that is preventing second heart attacks in persons who already had had one, was next demonstrated in the eighties and primary prevention of heart attack and stroke (In persons who had never had a prior event) demonstrated in the nineties. The most recently published studies have demonstrated that lipid lowering therapy decreases cardiac events even in those persons with normal cholesterol.
Avatar n tn Dr. Mark Stengler recommends a bilberry supplement. Quoted: "Bilberry strengthens the capillary walls, thus preventing the buildup of fluid in the blood vessels and surrounding tissues. In addition, it promotes circulation through the blood vessels. These actions make bilberry effective for the prevention and treatment of hemorrhoids. Hope this helps - from "The Natural Physician's Healing Therapies".
931217 tn?1283484935 The use of raw meat for direct feeding to pets breaks this final prevention safeguard and puts both people and animals at risk. The American Veterinary Medical Association and the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association, including the vast majority of their individual members, recommend that pet owners do not feed such diets, as the risks are just too high.
Avatar f tn According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, giardiasis is the most widespread intestinal parasitic infection in the United States. 6. Stress Part of your body’s response to stress and anxiety may be to speed up the digestive process. This limits the volume of nutrients your body can absorb and may cause diarrhea and yellow stool. 7. Diet Your stool can be yellow because of your diet. Some causes of this are eating foods high in food coloring, carrots, or sweet potatoes.
Avatar n tn Find a supportive physician Find a physician that will spend time to be supportive, will encourage lifestyle change efforts and is accepting of diatary and alternative health prevention regimens. Discuss with your health care provider the possibility of massage therapy or accupuncture Take the medication prescribed by physician Anti-spasmotics, nitrates and calcium channel blokers may help with the pain as an adjunct to changing diet, stress reduction and exercise.
Avatar m tn Chronic cervicitis and cervical cancer, ulcerative colitis and colorectal cancer, pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, skin inflammation and skin cancer, esophagitis and esophageal cancer, and hepatitis and liver cancer are a few examples (Table 1). Table 1: Chronic inflammatory diseases and associated cancers.In the oral cavity, periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the structures around teeth associated with dental biofilm [19].
Avatar n tn provide oxygen and treat respiratory distress if present elevate the legs to maximize blood flow to the brain administer intravenous fluids to restore blood volume and vasoactive drugs to treat low blood pressure treat underlying infections with antibiotics Hemodynamic monitoring to evaluate the pressures in the heart and lungs in treatment of shock requires specialized equipment and intensive care nursing.
Avatar f tn You should use extra C too for tissues healing and infection prevention after your surgery, (and the probiotics). You can get all these herbs in various forms. The powder is the cheapest, usually sold by the ounce. Get capsules, tictures, tea, whatever, it doesn't matter. Just figure out a way to get it down him. Get better and take your dog to the vet as soon as you can! I understand having to wait on paydays! Good luck to you and your puppy!!
Avatar f tn For most people, however, gastritis isn't serious and improves quickly with treatment. Symptoms The signs and symptoms of gastritis include: Gnawing or burning ache or pain (indigestion) in your upper abdomen that may become either worse or better with eating Nausea Vomiting A feeling of fullness in your upper abdomen after eating Gastritis doesn't always cause signs and symptoms. Causes Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining.
181575 tn?1250202386 Therapeutic options to control viral replication and disease progression fortunately continue to expand, and these advances will likely result in more patients undergoing treatment and deriving long-term benefits with a reduced incidence of cirrhosis and HCC." 2.
432009 tn?1304753441 It leads to additional medications, often including antipsychotic drugs like Zyprexa and Risperdal that can cause lethal diabetes and pancreatitis, and tardive dyskinesia, a potentially disfiguring and disabling neurological disorder characterized by bizarre-looking abnormal movements." You can read the entire interview by googling Dr. Breggin and reading about his publications, credentials, etc. He has an impressive resume.
Avatar n tn At the end of treatment I had gallstone pancreatitis and had surgery for gallbladder removal and convinced my doctor to do a biopsy at that time. I had no liver damage! I probably would have died of something else before I died of liver problems. I get discouraged because I always seem to have some new physical problem since treatment. I have hypertension now. I am pre-diabetic. I have high cholesteral. Last week I was in the hospital for gastritis.
Avatar n tn a Guide for Relapse Prevention by Gorski and Miller. Here are the steps they espouse for relapse prevention planning: 1. STABILIZATION: Get control of yourself 2. SELF-ASSESSMENT: Find out what is going on in your head, heart, and life. 3. RELAPSE EDUCATION: Learn about relapse and what to do to prevent it 4. WARNING SIGN IDENTIFICATION: Make a list of your personal warning signs 5.
429155 tn?1205676864 I went to my GP complaning of no sense of smell, saw a surgeon and surgery was recomended, I was given a prescription for Prednisone, a steroid, this gave me some sense of smell, and here's the but, I had the operation and still could not smell, so more Prednisone, well the upshot is that the steroids have caused my Osteo-Necrosis, this is when the heads of the long bones die, so have now had core decompression on one hip and the other totally replaced. Oxycontin.
Avatar n tn The University of Maryland Medical Center has a good article on the benefits of licorice root and it's use in the treatment and prevention of stomach ulcers. If it works for you, right on! http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/licorice-000262.htm Good luck with your real appointment on the 30th.