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Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH for short, is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is caused by excess growth of cells in the prostate. This condition is not the same as prostate cancer






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Dehydration

Dehydration | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the condition diagnosed?

The diagnosis is usually based on the symptoms and a physical exam. When the dehydration is moderate or severe, blood tests are often done. These blood tests give information on imbalances in the blood chemistry. This helps the healthcare provider to figure out the best type of fluid to give through an intravenous or IV to correct the problem.


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Dehydration: Prevention & Expectations

Author: Terry Mason, MPH
Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
Date Reviewed: 09/24/01



Topiramate (toe-PYRE-a-mate) is used to help control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy. This medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to help control seizures for as long as you continue to take it.





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