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is it true that chinese herbs can treat hydroceles

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
17 years experience Urology
No: I don't know of any medical therapy (chinese or western) that can treat a hydrocele successfully.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Possibly: Hydroceles can grow over time if left untreated. They may grow very slowly or more rapidly depending on the activity level of the patient.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: You probably mean barren (inability to have children). No hydroceles do not result in infertility.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
No: There is no reason to believe that hydrochlorothiazide helps treat hydroceles. If a patient has scrotal edeam due to fluid overload, then a diuretic ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Some, but not all: Some homeopathic medicines are made from plants. Some are also made from mineral and animal substances -- so all three major kingdoms are involved. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: No, the problem is anatomic not physiologic. You can think of blocked tubes like a plugged drain in a sink. Sometimes plumbers can open them, sometime ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: None that works.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: It will be sticky. It will attract bees, ants, and bears. It will do nothing for seborrheic dermatitis. Wash with zinc pyrethium, selenium sulfide, or ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Thimerosal: Mecury was used in older glass thermometers. Thimerosal is a vaccine perservation which contains mercury. Although many state that thimerosal is sa ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Beware: Many (and in some communities most) "chinese herbs", which are unregulated, are not what they claim to be. You are buying you-don't-know-what, which m ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Tea and Pregnancy.: Nope. I do not know where this is coming from. Can you imagine that tea is used in almost all cultures in the world and babies continue to be born in ... Read More
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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See: Www. Naturalnews.Com for a discussion of som hens that are supposed to prevent hair loss as is apple cider vinegar. Frankly i don't believe it because ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
I doubt it!: Most such herbal medicines have questionable, if any benefit. I would not waste money on them, if you can help it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Danger, fertility Rx: There is always a risk in performing any medical treatment. Depending upon the drugs taken, and the procedure performed there is a slight risk, but i ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Untrue: Deafness is a very uncommon symptom of a thyroid goiter. In fact, I have not seen someone with goiter causing deafness.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Tachyphylaxis: Tachyphylaxis is the tolerance the skin develops to the vasoconstrictive action of topical steroids. After repeated use of topical steroids, the capil ... Read More
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Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Chlamydia is a disease that can lead to chronic pelvic pain, infertility, and ectopic pregnancy. It is caused by a bacteria, thus the most tested and ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Usually No. But,: It is okay try for a few days. If effective, you should feel that most symptoms have resolved. I do not recommend to treat urinary tract infections bu ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Nippoldt
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: The misconception that coconut oil can cure an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) arose years ago, after publication of a book touting the beneficia ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
Glaucoma pot: Glaucoma is a severe problem that can result in blindness if not treated properly. Pot = we do not condone any use of illegal drugs. Eyesight is prec ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
I don't : believe there is any effective means to achieve that.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Only if it is low: Cyanocobalamin is also known as vitamin b12. While it can boost energy in some people, generally, if it is not low to begin with, it will likely have ... Read More
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