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- Bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma)
Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma) is a condition where abnormal cells grow excessively inside the numerous bile ducts. This growth is about 4-5 inches long, moving bile from the liver to the gallbladder and small intestine. Bile is the fluid that helps in digesting the food your body intakes. Cure/medications for Bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma) This is a chronic disease, and hence, it has no cure. Read More
- Diabetes urine tests
Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get into your cells to be used for energy. Sometimes your body doesn’t make enough—or any—insulin or doesn’t use insulin well. Glucose then stays in your blood and doesn’t reach your cells.
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- Pancreatic cancer
The course of treatment for pancreatic cancer depends on cancer's stage and location, as well as your general health and preferences. When possible, the primary objective of pancreatic cancer treatment for most patients is to eradicate the disease. The emphasis may shift to enhancing your quality of life and preventing cancer from spreading or harming you if that isn't a possibility. 1. Surgery, radiation, chemoth Read More
- Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis
Phlebitis is an inflammation of veins, whereas thrombophlebitis is phlebitis with the clotting of blood in the affected vein. Treatment Supportive therapy includes elevation of the affected extremity, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, warm or cold compress, compression stockings, and increased ambulation. 1. Superficial thrombophlebitis An intermediate subcutaneous dose of low-molecular-weigh Read More