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What does idiopathic mean

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What is idiopathic hyposomnia?

I would like to know what ideopathichyposomnia is. Could you please explain i what this condition is for me. Thank you very much. T. Soroyan ...
 

Suggest treatment for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

I am suffering from ITP two month before. Now my platlet count is 316000and hb- 10. 3Esnophils is 9.00 Now what precaution take and medition presently one tablets of AZORAN 50mg.twice a day and one tablets ...
 

What are the treatment available for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura?

I'd like to know if there are new treatments for Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura for my son . He is 30 yrs. old. ...
 

What causes chronic Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura?

I have Chronic ITP take Nplate when needed had two 2.5 mg injections one 0n 3/ 13 and one on 3/20 my WBC on my last CBC was 15.4 I have no infection that I know of no , fever . usually it is with in normal range. My Dr says it is probably caused...
 

Is lumber puncture effective for idiopathic intracranial hypertension and papilledema?

Hi Doctor.. I have been diagnosed with idiopathic intracranial hypertension and papilledema . I ... treatment, perhaps a surgery is needed is what i m told. I was wondering if the condition can be treated ...
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What does it mean by idiopathic ?

I am in school and I am learning medical terminology but I am having problems with the word idiopathic what does it mean ...
 

What is the treatment of Idiopathic Pancreatitis with Diabetes ?

I am a 25 year old male and I am suffering from recurrent pancreatitis (idiopathic) in nature for the last 13 years. I am controlling my diet and not taking fatty and rich food as much as I can. I even ...
 

What are the treatments for idiopathic subglottic stenosis?

I have idiopathic subglottic stenosis and had 2 ops in the last 12 months and am now needing another op to clear the airway. Is there anything I can do to stop this thing from growing. Im ...
 

How to treat Idiopathic thrombocytopenia with heavy bleeding?

tab which i am very reluctant to do so. but i am at loss what should i do.. today i took pausemf again to stop bleeding. thou it is not very heavy. but still so many days .. i am worried.. what should i do. ? ...
 

How common is it to have idiopathic neutropenia ?

idiopathic neutropenia? My doc says that s just the way I am. I had a bone marrow bx and it was normal. I hardly ever get sick and have kids in preschool! It seems that my WBC count just goes up and down. What ...
 

7 year old with idiopathic epilepsy with partial seizures. Headache, fever, sound in head. What is wrong?

I have a 7 year old son with Idiopathic Epilepsy with secondary partial seizures. For the last two ... pitch sound in his head I assume he means a ringing in his ears possibly? I don t want to sit ...
 

Mild indentation of the thecal sac, multilevel spondylosis, idiopathic scoliosis small air in sacroiliac joints . Indications?

what does mild indentation of the thecal sac at l2-l3 and l3-l4 mean? multilevel spondylosis? scoliosis (kyphoscoliosis) ( idiopathic )? osteitis condensans ilii bilaterally? small air in sacroiliac ...
 

What is the treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) disease ?

Dear Sir, My father having age of 59yr is suffering from the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) disease. I have Some Question regarding the diseases 1. Treatment of IPF? 2. What should do and not do ...
 

Had series of seizures in single day, idiopathic epilepsy. Cause?

was diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy ( adult on-set) my mri and cat scan were all normal at that time , I have ... on the brain no family history of epilepsy and what could be the cause of this disorder? ...
 

What can be the cause of idiopathic transverse myelitis and the triggering factor of my immune system?

hi, I m 42 years old male, recently diagnosed for idiopathic transverse myelitis. I’ve Type-2 ... condition with blood tests to keep my immune system suppress.      It’s idiopathic transverse myelitis ...
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how do you get chronic idiopathic urticaria & where dose it come from ?
Hi. welcome to HCM, as the name only suggests its idiopathic means cause not known, but recent studies have now known that in 30-50% of patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria, the condition has an autoimmune basis, although confirmation of the diagnosis in these patients is not straightforward. But in rest of the cases still cause is not known. Regards
 
my hand is swetting what can i do
Hi, You are having hyperhidrosis...excessive sweating. It may be idiopathic..i.e.without cause or secondary to some disease..like hyperthyroidism,DM,psychologic disorder..anxiety..etc If there is no other complaint,it may be idiopathic or psychologic.Avoid anxiety. Take fluoxetin 10 mg daily to reduce anxiety. Apply aluminium chloride solution on affected area twice a day...ok Dr.Ilyas Patel MD
 
I was suffering from skin allergy : means a small white patches on my stomach I get itching mostly
** 1. White patches could be because of: Leucoderma (autoimmune condition) OR Pityriasis Versicolor (fungal infection) OR Idiopathic Guttate Hypomelanosis (normal age related harmless change) 2. Consult with your Primary Care Doctor OR Dermatologist regarding these possibilities for further line of treatment and management.
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