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  • Neurosarcoidosis
    Neurosarcoidosis is a form of sarcoidosis that affects the brain or central nervous system. This page from the eMedTV archives provides a detailed description of this condition, including information on its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravies
    As this eMedTV page explains, ocular myasthenia gravis is characterized by eye muscle weakness that increases during activity. This page provides an overview of the topic. Ocular myasthenia gravies is a common misspelling of ocular myasthenia gravis.
  • In-depth Information On Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
    Ocular myasthenia gravis is a condition that can cause eye weakness that increases during activity. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of this condition, including information on its symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
  • Polymyalgia
    Polymyalgia rheumatica is a condition marked by muscle pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulders, and hips. This eMedTV resource gives a brief overview of this disorder and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
    Polymyalgia rheumatica is a condition that can cause pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulders, and hips. This eMedTV article explains this medical condition in detail, including information on its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Who It Affects
    White women over the age of 50 are at the greatest risk of being affected by polymyalgia rheumatica. This eMedTV article provides in-depth information on polymyalgia rheumatica and who it affects, as well as how it's related to temporal arteritis.
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica Research
    Research on polymyalgia rheumatica is focused on the causes of the disorder, new treatments, and genetics. This eMedTV article discusses polymyalgia rheumatica research in detail, including potential benefits for participants.
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica Symptoms
    As this eMedTV page explains, the signs and symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica may vary. Common ones include pain and severe stiffness near the neck, shoulders, and hips. This article offers a more detailed list of potential symptoms.
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica Treatment
    Prednisone, a corticosteroid medication, is the treatment of choice for polymyalgia rheumatica. As this eMedTV article explains, aspirin and ibuprofen may also be used. This article takes a closer look at the treatment options for this condition.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Deferiprone
    This eMedTV article examines important precautions for using deferiprone safely, including warnings of potentially life-threatening complications that may occur in some people. This article also takes a look at when this drug may not be the best option.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Rilonacept
    People with a medical history of certain infections or cancer may not be able to use rilonacept. This eMedTV article covers other warnings and precautions for rilonacept, and explains what your doctor needs to know to help minimize your risk for problems.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Tdap
    If you have had serious reactions to vaccines in the past, let your doctor know before getting Tdap. This eMedTV resource offers more precautions and warnings with Tdap, including information on whether this vaccine is suitable for pregnant women.
  • Prevent Botulism
    To prevent botulism in foods, it's important to follow strict hygienic procedures when canning food at home. This eMedTV resource outlines additional recommendations for botulism prevention in foods, infants, and wounds.
  • Prevent Raynaud's Attacks
    There are many things that you can do to help prevent Raynaud's attacks. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers helpful suggestions that can help minimize attacks, such as keeping warm, controlling stress, and exercising regularly.
  • Prevention of Leprosy
    Currently, no vaccine is available for the prevention of leprosy. However, as this eMedTV page explains, researchers are actively looking for one. Until then, annual exams can help prevent the spread of disease, especially to household contacts.
  • Pulmanary Fibrosis
    Pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive disease that occurs as a result of repeated injury to the lung tissue. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of the condition and how it is treated. Pulmanary fibrosis is a common misspelling of pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Pulminary Fibrosis
    Pulmonary fibrosis is a disease characterized by scarring and thickening that occurs in lung tissues. This eMedTV article talks briefly about this condition and its symptoms. Pulminary fibrosis is a common misspelling of pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Pulmonary Fibroses
    Pulmonary fibrosis is characterized by inflammation and thickening of lung tissue. This eMedTV resource gives a brief overview and provides a link to more detailed information. Pulmonary fibroses is a common misspelling of pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
    Characterized by scarred lung tissue, pulmonary fibrosis is a disease that can result from other conditions. This eMedTV article describes the symptoms of pulmonary fibrosis, explores the causes of this condition, and lists available treatments.
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Diagnosis
    In order to make a pulmonary fibrosis diagnosis, your doctor will need to perform a physical exam. This eMedTV Web page lists various diagnostic tests that may be used and discusses the factors your doctor will consider before making a diagnosis.
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Information
    This eMedTV segment features some basic information on pulmonary fibrosis, a condition associated with scarring and thickening of the lung tissues. This article lists the characteristic symptoms, discusses treatment, and includes a link to learn more.
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Prognosis
    The prognosis for pulmonary fibrosis varies from person to person. This eMedTV page lists the factors that your doctor will consider before making a pulmonary fibrosis prognosis and discusses the possible life expectancy for people with the disease.
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment
    Drugs, oxygen therapy, and pulmonary rehabilitation are all aspects of treatment for pulmonary fibrosis. This eMedTV segment lists other options available for treating this condition and describes each method in more detail.
  • Pulmonary Fibrosus
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, pulmonary fibrosis can result in symptoms such as shortness of breath and a dry, hacking cough that will not go away. Pulmonary fibrosus is a common misspelling of pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Pulmonary Fybrosis
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, pulmonary fibrosis is characterized by scarring and thickening deep inside the lungs. This article offers a brief overview of the condition. Pulmonary fybrosis is a common misspelling of pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Pulmunary Fibrosis
    Pulmonary fibrosis, as this eMedTV article explains, is characterized by scarring and thickening that occurs to lung tissues. This Web page takes a brief look at this condition. Pulmunary fibrosis is a common misspelling of pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Raynaud's Diagnosis
    In diagnosing Raynaud's, aside from a physical exam, the doctor will also perform specific tests. This eMedTV Web page describes how a diagnosis is made, as well as how blood tests and a nailfold capillaroscopy can help confirm the diagnosis.
  • Raynaud's Disease
    Raynaud's disease involves a lack of blood supply to the extremities. As this eMedTV article explains, this can result in numbness, tingling, and other symptoms. This page takes a closer look at the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this condition.
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
    This eMedTV page describes Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition affecting small blood vessels in the fingers, toes, nose, and ears, often triggered by exposure to cold. This page also explains symptoms and treatment options associated with the condition.
  • Raynaud's Research
    Raynaud's research is focused on many things, including improved diagnostic and treatment methods. This eMedTV page discusses research findings and how they help predict the illness's course, as well as benefits of participating in research studies.
  • Raynaud's Self-Help Strategies
    It is important to learn Raynaud's self-help strategies to help decrease the severity of attacks. This eMedTV article contains suggestions that can help with this, including how to take action during an attack and how to control stress.
  • Raynaud's Treatment
    Since there is no cure for Raynaud's, treatment is designed to minimize attacks and control symptoms. This eMedTV resource describes several options doctors use to treat the condition, including self-help measures and medications.
  • Rilonacept
    Available by prescription, rilonacept is licensed for treating certain genetic autoinflammatory conditions. This eMedTV page contains an overview of this medication, including details on how it works, how the injections are given, side effects, and more.
  • Rilonacept Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, your rilonacept dosage will be determined by various factors, such as your age and weight. This article takes a closer look at specific dosing guidelines for using this drug, with tips on when and how to use it.
  • Rilonacept Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides useful information on rilonacept, a prescription drug used to treat cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes. Topics discussed in this article include specific uses and safety warnings. A link to more details is also included.
  • Rilonacept Mechanism of Action
    As this eMedTV page explains, rilonacept treats cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes by blocking the action of a certain protein that causes inflammation. This article further discusses rilonacept's mechanism of action and links to more details.
  • Rilonacept Side Effects
    Bloody stools or difficulty breathing are serious side effects of rilonacept that require treatment. This eMedTV resource contains a detailed list of other reactions that can occur, with statistics on how frequently they appeared during clinical studies.
  • Rilonacept Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, a doctor may sometimes prescribe rilonacept for use in people with rheumatoid arthritis; however, this is an unapproved use. This page briefly discusses this use and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Sarcaidosis
    Sarcoidosis is a disorder in which inflammation in various organs in the body produces tiny lumps of cells. This eMedTV page lists symptoms of sarcoidosis and explains what treatments are available. Sarcaidosis is a common misspelling of sarcoidosis.
  • Sarcodosis
    Sarcoidosis is a disorder in which tiny lumps of cells form in various organs in the body. This eMedTV page describes sarcoidosis in more detail and lists organs that can be affected by this disease. Sarcodosis is a common misspelling of sarcoidosis.
  • Sarcoidose
    Sarcoidosis involves inflammation that produces tiny lumps of cells in the organs in your body. This eMedTV resource explores the causes of sarcoidosis and explains what treatments are available. Sarcoidose is a common misspelling of sarcoidosis.
  • Sarcoidoses
    Sarcoidosis involves inflammation that produces granulomas in various organs in the body. This eMedTV Web page explains what granulomas are and which organs they may affect. Sarcoidoses is a common misspelling of sarcoidosis.
  • Sarcoidosis
    Sarcoidosis occurs when small clumps of cells are produced in various organs of the body. As this eMedTV page explains, it is not a form of cancer. This article takes an in-depth look at this condition and its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
  • Sarcoidosis and Who It Affects
    Sarcoidosis can affect anyone, but it occurs more frequently in people of certain ages and ethnicities. This eMedTV segment provides statistics on sarcoidosis and who it affects, including a list of occupations that can increase your risk.
  • Sarcoidosis Disease
    This part of the eMedTV site discusses sarcoidosis, a disease that usually starts in the lungs or the lymph nodes. This resource takes a quick look at many features of sarcoidosis and includes a link to more detailed information on this disorder.
  • Sarcoidosis Research
    As this eMedTV article explains, sarcoidosis research is focused on improving diagnosis and treatment methods, as well as finding the cause of the disease. This article provides in-depth information on the latest sarcoidosis research.
  • Sarcoidosis Symptoms
    Shortness of breath, blurred vision, and joint pain are possible sarcoidosis symptoms. As this eMedTV segment explains, symptoms vary, depending on the organ affected. This article lists several organ-specific signs and symptoms of sarcoidosis.
  • Sarcoidosis Treatment
    As this eMedTV selection explains, treatment options for sarcoidosis include prednisone, immunosuppressive drugs, and eye drops. This article discusses the many types of treatment in detail, including information on their potential side effects.
  • Sarkoidose
    Sarcoidosis is a disease characterized by tiny lumps of cells that grow in various organs in the body. This eMedTV article explains which organs can be affected and covers treatment options. Sarkoidose is a common misspelling of sarcoidosis.
  • Sarkoidosis
    Sarcoidosis is a disorder that produces inflammation in various organs of the body. This eMedTV article describes sarcoidosis in more detail and explains which organs can be affected by this disease. Sarkoidosis is a common misspelling of sarcoidosis.
  • SARS
    SARS is a highly contagious (and sometimes deadly) viral disease that was discovered in 2002. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this illness, including information on its transmission, causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
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