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Can Hardened Cauliflower Ear Be Repaired Do Jocks Like To Show It Off
Sorry...: Once it happens, you can't fix it, unfortunately. It may be a badge of honor among some groups of athletes/fighters but, generally that's among insiders. ...Read more
Upper outer ear (skin, not inside/canal) suddenly red and throbbing. Can this be like acne or a clogged pore? Can I presume it will go away soon?
I need some advices as i think while cleaning my ear canal i injured it and there is dried blood in it .how to clean that or it will go away by itself?
Think I have an external hemorrhoid w/ a bit of itch now and then. Can it be removed by itself? What to use to remove it quickly? Can it become worse?
Try Prep H: External hemorrhoids can be treated with over the counter Preparation H or Anusol--they have steroid that help shrink the size of the hemorrhoid. Use an over the counter stool softener so you're not straining so hard, and eat lots of fruits and vegetables to keep your stool soft. It can get bigger and get thrombosed (when a blood clot forms in the hemorrhoid). See a doctor for bleeding, pain, etc ...Read more
Will a stye eventually pop like a pimple? And if so, is it safe to gently squeeze the build up out? Some say it can spread infecton... thanks
I am 59 and developed two moles which I am sure is seborrehic kerotosis. Can i apply freeze-on to remove them? I looked it up and they say they don't need to be treated, but they are ugly. The article said they can be freezed off or cut out. Sounds like
Seborrheic keratosis: I would only have a dermatologist diagnose the lesions to make sure they are "only" seborrheic keratosis and nothing more serious. Cryosurgery (liquid nitrogen) should only be applied by an experienced physician since over zealous use may lead to scarring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a lost cause: If you have blockages already, tx can serve to stabilize the plaque that is present & later to try & reverse it. The former is important b/c you can have unstable plaque that is vulnerable to acute blockage (ie a heart attack) & certain tx can help prevent this. The latter is important to decrease long-term risk. It will req hard wk, determination, but you can do it w/ help from a proactive doctor. ...Read more
Open wounds(already been checked out) that used to be sores on my penis that won't heal for over a week. I haven't picked at them. I can tell they're goin to leave a scar. Are they herpes or something else? And how do I get them to heal quicker?
Is there anything i can do to remove the boil marks in my body? Can time fades it or it will be like this forever?
More info: Do you mean a scar from a pimple or from boiling water? Most scars tend to fade with time , some more so than others. ...Read more
Can poking at a cyst and lymphnode in armpit cause them to look scarred on U/S? Does it make it more difficult to identify them as a cyst or lymphnode
Cyst: Yes and yes onboth countsGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a small growth or bump on my perineum that does not seem to go away. It feels like an ingrown hair that will not drain any fluid.
Keep eye out: Could be a cyst. Be very aggressive if it gets infected in terms of treatment as this can be dangerous. ...Read more
Is it common to get like a sore/ blister in your ears that makes your ear drum hurt. I also get them in my mouth to. Don't look anything like pimples?
Does it hurt to drain you ears? I might need that as i have had unbalance hearing for bout a month due to sinus infect which is not completely heal. What is actually done to drain the ear?
Antihist./decongesta: ears drain into the nose thru the eustacian tube, if nasal congestion it backs up so need over the counter antihistamine and decongestant like zyrtec d or other similar generic. the best is flonase now otc too , but use all three , always flush nose first with nasal saline if thick mucus to help too. wait 2 weeks to dry up the inner ears , if not working or getting worse see your dr. ...Read more
I have some type of ear infection it has a white web like appearance overlaying an opaque drum, I have to wait 2 months to see a specialist but it's driving me crazy any thing I can do to ease the annoyance?
If i were to have a "floating body" left from an old knee surgery, can it eventually disappear or " erode" away? Or will it always be nuisance ?
If you are lucky: Sometimes will disappear and drop in the back of the knee , and sometimes we have to take it away. ...Read more
Had an ear infection but a new clog ear have formed. Tried to unclog but won't work. Will it unclogg on its own?
Also some liquid is coming out
See your doctor : Or ENT doctor, don't fiddle with your ear ...Read more
Just removed nail polish from a big toe and found 2/3's of it lifting. It doesn't hurt. Should I clip off as much as I can and use topical meds?
You can trim the: loose nail carefully as long as there is no redness or drainage near the nail or surrounding the nail, in that case seek help from a foot specialist ...Read more