Systemic Scleroderma - Therapy

Therapy

There is no cure for scleroderma, though there is treatment for some of the symptoms, including drugs that soften the skin and reduce inflammation. Some patients may benefit from exposure to heat.

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... A first-line therapy (sometimes called induction therapy or primary therapy) is usually recommended on the basis of clinical evidence for its efficacy in the population at large ... If a first-line therapy either fails to resolve the issue or produces intolerable side effects, additional agents (second-line therapies) may be ...
Intravenal
... Intravenous therapy or IV therapy is the infusion of liquid substances directly into a vein ... Intravenous therapy may be used to correct electrolyte imbalances, to deliver medications, for blood transfusion or as fluid replacement to correct ... Intravenous therapy can also be used for chemotherapy (The treatment for any kind of cancer.) ...
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... In some cases, ERCP, which may involve stenting of the common bile duct, may be necessary in order to open major blockages (dominant strictures) ... Liver transplantation is the only proven long-term treatment of PSC ...
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... for plantar fasciitis include rest, massage therapy, stretching, night splints, physical therapy, cold therapy, heat therapy, orthotics, anti-inflammatory ...

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