Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
175 Doctors are Online

Amyloidosys and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Average Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2408 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
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
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor