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treat

(trēt),
To manage a disease by medicinal, surgical, or other measures; to care for a patient medically or surgically.
[Fr. traiter, fr. L. tracto, to drag, handle, perform]

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treat

(trēt)
To manage a disease by medicinal, surgical, or other measures; to care for a patient medically or surgically.
[Fr. traiter, fr. L. tracto, to drag, handle, perform]

treat

(trēt)
To manage a defect or disease by medicinal, surgical, or other measures; to care for a patient surgically or medically.
[Fr. traiter, fr. L. tracto, to drag, handle, perform]

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Q. can cancer that was treated and healed still make problems in pregnancy in the future? my sister had cancer in her stomic that was treated on the right time-thank god- and now she's doing great. but she and her husband are now speaking about having children and I really hope she wont have problems getting pregnant or during one...

A. thanks. I actually haven't spoken to her about it- thought to ask here first so maybe she did have her eggs drawn out. I hope so.
Thanks anyway for your answer...

Q. How is gout treated? After a lot of tests, my Doctor concluded that I have gout. What treatment should I expect? Is gout curable?

A. There are basically three types of treatment for gout arthritis : corticosteroids, anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID- ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen), and medication that lowers uric acid levels, such as allopurinol (Zylopric) or probenecid, also may be prescribed to help prevent a gout attack.

Colchicine is used to treat acute gout attack and usually begins working within few hours of taking it. Low doses of colchicine are also used to prevent attacks. These drugs are recommended for people who have had multiple attacks of gout, kidney stones due to uric acid, or tophi.

The goal of lowering the blood uric acid is to slowly dissolve deposits of uric acid in the joint.

Q. How to treat cellulitis? My Mother is 73 and has been diagnosed with cellulitis on her leg. She is in a lot of pain. What is the most effective treatment for it?

A. Here is a movie with tips on managing cellulitis:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1_3NzwgsgY

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Specialty pharmacists and nurses have advanced training in the use of complex medications and specialized knowledge of the relatively uncommon diseases they treat.
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Because, depending upon the circumstances, it may be advantageous to treat an amount as deferred compensation rather than current compensation (or vice versa), careful planning may enable an employer to create an arrangement that both meets its desired objectives and produces the desired FICA tax treatment.
Vacuum plasmas have the advantage of being able to treat nooks and crannies in large parts more easily than most coronas can.
The Tryton Side-Branch Stent allowed us to successfully treat a group of patients with challenging bifurcation lesions with an easy-to-use system.
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The repositioning of agents to treat neurodegenerative disorders represents a significant opportunity for companies that have products in highly competitive markets.
The system is comprised of an eight zone solution heat treat furnace operating at 980F with a temperature uniformity of [+ or -] 4 [degrees] F throughout the entire furnace chamber.
Recurrent rectal cancer is even a more difficult disease to treat than locally advanced rectal cancer.