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Lupus Nephritis - Male Yeast Infection

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Lupus Nephritis to Male Yeast Infection. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Lurasidone
    Lurasidone is an antipsychotic drug used for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar depression. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this medication, with details on how to take it, what to discuss with your doctor, and more.
  • Lutein
    Lutein is a type of naturally occurring pigment that may help treat or prevent eye disorders. This eMedTV Web resource discusses the claimed benefits of lutein supplements, explains how they may work, and explores their safety and effectiveness.
  • Lutera
    Lutera is a generic version of Alesse, a prescription birth control pill. This eMedTV Web page offers a complete overview of Lutera, including information on how it works, general dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Luvox
    Luvox is a prescription medicine that is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). This eMedTV article explains how Luvox affects a certain chemical in the brain, highlights potential side effects, and offers tips on taking the medication.
  • Luvox CR
    Luvox CR is a prescription medicine used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, offers dosing information, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Luxiq
    As a topical steroid, Luxiq helps treat scalp irritation and itching due to psoriasis or other conditions. This eMedTV article gives a complete overview of this skin medication, including details on how to use it, side effects, and more.
  • Lybrel
    Lybrel is an oral contraceptive that allows women to not have any menstrual periods at all. This eMedTV article provides an overview on Lybrel, including information on how the contraceptive works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Lyme Disease (Health Channel Home)
    Lyme disease is typically spread through bites of ticks infected with the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium. This eMedTV health channel provides in-depth information on the Lyme disease, including symptoms and treatment options.
  • Lyme Disease (Overview Article)
    A characteristic rash may occur in someone with Lyme disease, a disease transmitted by ticks. This part of the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of Lyme disease, including information on treatment, prevention, and possible symptoms.
  • Lymphocytic Colitis
    Lymphocytic colitis is a disease that affects the intestines, especially the colon. As this eMedTV Web page explains, symptoms of the condition typically include abdominal pain and watery, non-bloody diarrhea. Treatment and causes are also discussed.
  • Lyrica
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Lyrica to treat epilepsy, fibromyalgia, or nerve pain. This part of the eMedTV library offers an in-depth look at this drug, including information on its possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Lysteda
    Unlike other medications approved for treating heavy menstrual bleeding, Lysteda is a nonhormonal drug. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of this medicine, with in-depth information on side effects, dosing guidelines, how it works, and more.
  • Ma Huang
    Ma huang is a naturally occurring substance that was commonly used as a diet pill until it was banned. This eMedTV segment discusses ma huang in more detail, including information on why it was banned, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Maca
    Maca is a root that may have several benefits when used medicinally, such as stimulating sexual desire. This eMedTV Web article describes possible benefits of maca, covers general safety concerns, and discusses the effectiveness of this supplement.
  • Machado-Joseph Disease
    Machado-Joseph disease is characterized by clumsiness and weakness in the arms and legs, among other things. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the types, symptoms, causes, and treatment of this disease.
  • Macrobid
    Macrobid is an antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections. As this eMedTV article explains, it is long-acting and only needs to be taken twice a day. This page takes an in-depth look at the uses, dosing guidelines, and side effects of this drug.
  • Macrodantin
    A prescription drug, Macrodantin is an antibiotic used to treat and prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs). This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this product, explaining how it works, warnings to be aware of, possible side effects, and more.
  • Macugen
    Macugen is a medicine that is prescribed to treat age-related wet macular degeneration. This eMedTV Web page explains how Macugen can help slow down vision loss, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Macular Degeneration (Health Channel Home)
    Macular degeneration is an eye disease that causes blurry vision. Its cause is unknown. This eMedTV Web page provides information about macular degeneration and its diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment options -- such as injections and surgery.
  • Macular Degeneration (Overview Article)
    As this eMedTV article explains, macular degeneration is an age-related disease that affects the central vision needed for activities like reading and driving. This Web page takes an in-depth look at this condition.
  • Macular Hole
    A macular hole is a tear in the macula (the part of the retina that facilitates sharp, central vision). As this eMedTV page explains, the condition is often related to aging. This page takes an in-depth look at symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Macular Pucker
    A macular pucker (scar tissue on the retina) often results in blurred vision. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at what this condition is, how it differs from other eye conditions, and how to recognize possible symptoms.
  • Magnacet
    Magnacet is a prescription medication used for treating moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV resource describes how Magnacet works, explains what side effects may occur with treatment, and offers important warnings for this drug.
  • Makena
    To help prevent preterm birth, your healthcare provider may recommend a drug called Makena. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this medication, including how it is injected, how often it needs to be used, what to expect, and more.
  • Malaria (Health Channel Home)
    Malaria is caused by an infection with the Plasmodium parasite and, if left untreated, is potentially fatal. This eMedTV channel contains a wealth of knowledge on malaria, including possible symptoms and treatment options.
  • Malaria (Overview Article)
    Malaria is a disease caused by an infection with parasites called Plasmodium. This eMedTV page explains how the disease is usually transmitted through the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito. Symptoms and treatment are also discussed.
  • Malarone
    Malarone is a drug used to treat or prevent malaria. This portion of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on how it works, safety issues to keep in mind, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Male Breast Cancer
    Male breast cancer makes up less than 1 percent of all breast cancer cases. This eMedTV article explores causes, risk factors, stages, and prognosis information for this type of cancer, which caused an estimated 460 deaths in the United States in 2005.
  • Male Incontinence
    Incontinence (or accidental leakage of urine) can occur in both women and men. This selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses male incontinence in more detail and links to other articles about urinary incontinence.
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