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Amyloidosys and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my one colleague daughter is suffering from amyloidosys?
Doctor :   May i know her age?
User :   her age is 22
Doctor :   Since how long is she suffering from this?
User :   last six years
Doctor :   Is she on treatment?
User :   sorry six years
User :   yes she is on treatment
Doctor :   Is she having any problem right now?
User :   yes her whole body has skin erruption
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have the eruptions recently come up?
User :   last three years
Doctor :   Initial treatment of amyloidosis involves correcting organ failure and treating any underlying illness (such as myeloma, infection, or inflammation).
User :   what i should do
Doctor :   The treatment depends on the Amount of disease spread and the symptoms present.
Doctor :   It can be commented after proper examination and investigation.
Doctor :   Since amyloidosis can involve multiple organs treatment depends on the organs involved
Doctor :   Aggressive treatment options with stem-cell transplantation and high doses of chemotherapy are a breakthrough in the treatment of these patients.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i said?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Treatment option requires an accurate diagnosis of the specific protein that causes the disease.
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   what is the diagonistic system?
Doctor :   It is made by detecting the amyloid protein
Doctor :   In the biopsy specimen.
Doctor :   Which is taken out by a needle
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