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What are the main differences between psoriasis of the scalp and seborrheic dermatitis? Is there a cure for s. Dermatitis? Why does it happen? Ty dr
Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin disorder that mainly affects your scalp, causing scaly, itchy, red skin and stubborn dandruff. The cause is unknown. Seborrheic dermatitis tends to be chronic, and there's usually no strategy that stops it permanently. But treatments, including many you can try at home, may control your signs and symptoms during a flare-up. See a dermatologist so they can help u. ...Read more
I have rashes on my face that look terrible unless I apply some oil/lotion to hide them. Can mediven s cure this?
Dangerous: Mediven contain betamethasone, a potent steroid. It may provide short term benefit but, in the long run, can cause worsening acne and scarring. It should never be used on the face for any length of time and not without medical supervision. I would counsel you against using it. ...Read more
Been having light-headedness and ear discomfort. Can Panadol (acetaminophen) cure those? P.S. I'm fasting.
Not necessarily: You will need a physicial exam, testing, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Multiple causes: There are many causes of high BP. Aging and hardening of arteries are the most common causes. Very few have cure. The treatments can be directed to the specific causes, if known. However, essential hypertension is one when the cause is unknown. Most high BP can be controlled but not cured by behavioral treatment, lifestyle modification, diet, exercise, weight loss and medication. ...Read more
Not much: That truly helps. Some dentists give a 0.12% Chlorhexidine solution to place on the ulcers. ...Read more
It`s already 9 month am fighting from acne. Doctor I used many medicines but it`s not cured from now. Plzz help me doc.
Depends on severity: Whether the risks outweigh the beneifts is truly a matter of severity of the disease as well as the importance to the individual. Acne is rarely, if ever, a life threatening disease. Therefore, it can essentially go untreated if it doesn't bother you. However, to others, the disease can cause great psychological distress and issues with self esteem/confidence/image. In this case, benefits may win. ...Read more
I've had folliculitis for years and neither antibiotics or antiseptics seem to help. What will it take to cure my head? P.s I'm African American
Can surgery completely cure liver cancer? It’s stage 1 liver cancer, and the doctor says he should be able to get the whole tumor, no problem. Does that mean i’ll be cured?
Yes/ No: It is possible for very early cancers to be cured by surgery but there are many factors which are important. If this is hepatocellular carcinoma, there is a risk of local and distant recurrence even in early cancers. Most of the numbers and percentages we discuss are based on previous studies and probability, but your tumor is specific to you. It will be important to discuss this with your doc. ...Read more
Last night I felt something pinched me at my back. Then it start itchy. Woke up and found out there were a few bumps. After few hours the bumps now are still on my body. How do I deal with them and cure the itchiness.?
Could be insect bite: Go see a dermatologist for an up close look at the rash. You can try an anti-histamine for the itchiness untill you get to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Do not attempt self: Cures! This requires prompt medical treatment. Depending on the stage of syphilis, intramuscular of intravenous penicillin is recommended with Doxycycline as a back up for penicillin allergy. Follow-up testing is recommended. You will be tested for other std's at that time. ...Read more
How to cure lisping. I lisp on some pronunciations like 's', 'ch'. Are there some speech exercises that can help me with it?
Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/230784-exercises-to-perform-at-home-to-correct-a-speech-impediment/
I hope this helps :) ...Read more
Doubtful: Typically I would say there is no cure for raynauds. The one instance would be if smoking causes the symptoms of raynauds (which it can), and if you quit smoking it could go away. However, most patients with raynauds require treatment to reduce the symptoms of the condition. Avoiding direct contact with cold objects for example could reduce the symptoms. Medications can be quite helpful. ...Read more
Treat symptoms?: If the diarrhea is minor then loperamide from the drug store should stop it. However, this med does not fix the underlying cause. A cure would need to be directed to the cause. There are many causes of diarrhea. If your diarrhea persists for more than a few weeks might want to see someone to get to the "bottom" of it. ...Read more
Novocure?: If you are referring to novocure, according to their website, novocure™ is dedicated to the development of tumor treating fields (ttf) therapy, a new weapon for patients and physicians in the battle against cancer. Ttf therapy is a novel anti-mitotic treatment that has been shown to slow or reverse tumor progression by inducing cell death in certain solid tumors. ...Read more
Headache can be treated with multimodality approach
medications, injections (blocks), botox, radiofrequency, ultimately peripheral nerve stimulations. ..Please go to pain survivors on face book and watch my most difficult case video for treating headache.
Also find the answer for your self on my web site controlchicagopain. Com. ...Read more
Do you mean paranoia:
Don't know "paraoid"- guessing you mean paranoia, unless you mean parotid!
like all things, this depends on the cause, which could be schizophrenia or bipolar disorder or heavy metal toxicity or infections of the brain or side effects of legal or illicit drugs or even alcohol. Treatments include pharmaceuticals, counseling, vitamins, herbs, homeopathy etc. Depending on cause. See doc for evaluation. ...Read more
Chronic disease: In general eczema, or atopic (allergic) dermatitis is a chronic disease, that is there is no cure, but it certainly can be treated to the point where it should not bother you. You need to identify what the triggers were, and then try to avoid those triggers. Alternatively, you can take anti-histamines and topical steroids, or even have allergy shots to reduce your reactions. See your pcp. ...Read more
In dentistry...: It refers to how many millimeters of light cured restorative material will harden based on curing light penetration. Limited depth of cure is the reason we often build up fillings in layers to make sure the deeper parts of the filling are fully cured or hardened. Un-cured material in a deep filling can cause pulpal sensitivity post-op so we try to be careful about this. ...Read more
Depends.: Hemorrhoid treatment depends on one's symptoms. Start with increasing fiber and water. There are a number of non-resectional approaches (tissue not cut out) as well as surgical removal of symptomatic tissue. However, if the cause of the hemorrhoids is not changed, they will recur even after surgery. See a colorectal surgeon about what approach is best for you. ...Read more
It depends: Upon the cause. There are many possible mental and physical causes. Things that can help are relaxation, avoidance of toxins such as alcohol/tobacco/anabolics/opiates and certain medications, diet/exercise and weight loss, making sure hormonal levels are normal, etc. Check w/your doctor. At your age, stress and anxiety are most common. ...Read more