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Lipoma Is Bothering Me After I Tried To Pop It What Should I Do
I have a cyst in the scrotum. Lately it has been bothering me. I want it out. How to treat it? What should I do first?
See urologist: May need ultrasound to evaluate cyst more fully before removal or draining fluid; contents sent to pathology to determine if any further concerns. Urologist's office will provide post-op instructions for wound care, swelling, etc. Cysts that aren't removed may recur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if my wrist feels like it keeps getting sprained but I never do anything to it..?
I have something on my body, but i don't know what is it... I had for 1 week.. It doesn't make me hurt but i would like to know what is it?
Something: Unfortunately the word something is in no way descriptive enough for a physician to comment on. ...Read more
I have a nonpainful lump i under my right rib cage like i said it doesn't hurt i just want to know what it is and what I should do about it
Is : Is it a soft, squishy lump? A hard lump? Is the skin the normal color over the lump? ...Read more
I lost my voice, what should I do to get it back and what should I avoid doing? I heard wispering is bad and makes it worse, is that true?
I see something that bothers me and i have to fix it. I tell myself if i dont do something something bad will happen?
Holding you back: From what? Please clarify what you are referring to and re-ask. Take care. ...Read more
What to do if i wanted to breastfeed but it didn't work out i stopped and bottlefed what do I do now it hurts please help?
Engorgement: Abrupt discontinuation of breast feeding can result in engorgement, or congestion of the milk ducts with milk. Some techniques to reduce this pressure include hot showers, cold compresses, breast pumping and wearing a tight bra. NSAID medications such as Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin will likely also be somewhat helpful. Infection can develop if engorgement is long standing, and a doctor visit may be needed. ...Read more
I Have a tumor on my thumb I dont know what knid of it is but docter said cut it regularly when it grows again plz tell what should i do.
Not cancer: Tumors of the finger/thumb region can be malignant but if it is to be cut when it grows again it must be benign and not of osseous structure. Lesions as such in this region can be fibromas, ganglion cysts,giant cell tumors of tendon and epidermal inclusion cyst. If lesion is to be re resected, pathology report should be reviewed as to why lesion recurring. ...Read more
I have a bump on my forehead it doesn't hurt but I can see it from time to time can it be dangerous ? I am just worried !
Please help me out
Depends on the bump: This depends on the type of pump you have. In general these are usually benign and not a problem but you should check with your physician to get a definite diagnosis so you won't be worried about it ...Read more
Every surgery does -: Hurt but the pain improves readily over the next 2-3 weeks. Being scared is normal and many people feel that way. Rest assured you'll be well taken care for it and pain meds would be given to you. Follow your surgeon's orders completely for getting optimum results. ...Read more
I tried curing it naturally but it was making it worse after 2weeks. What should I do to cure my constipation?
Fiber is good but: If you are not drinking enough fluid it can lead to constipation. Remember caffeine and alcohol dehydrate and lead to constipation. Generally i recommend 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids every day. It will take 10-14 days of this regimen to see improvement. If not better need to have a GI workup for other causes of constipation. ...Read more
Is this OCD? If i get something in my head I have to do it. Eat something, do really anything. Even bad. Why is this? How can I stop these thoughts?
IF you have OCD: You need the help of a mental health professional to manage this. Please see one for proper diagnosis and treatment. There are strategies you can learn to help. If someone offers medication that is fine but please let a therapist hep also. We all have a touch of this but when it interferes w/function or comfort it needs treatment. Some clinical psychologists specialize in OCD. Peace. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have what appears to be a gout on my left foot, but it never hurt. what do I do with it?
Maybe nothing: If there is no pain or deformity leave it alone. If concerned see a podiatrist for a check up ...Read more
Why is it hard for me to swallow i choke when I eat went to dr nothing wrong with me I know it's anxiety but how do I get rid of it?
What to do if I do not know how or why i got it but my eye is getting swollen and it's red! and it's itchy. What can I do to make it better?
Eyedrops: Check to see if you are using a new skin product, as this can cause a reaction like this. If this has just popped up spontaneously, you can try using artificial tears 4x/day in the eye. If that doesn't work, there is a OTC drop: 'Zatidor', which works well. You can also use Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but this will cause drowsiness. If these therapies do not work, consider seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more
What should I do if I have a migraine, it is coming twice this week.. Is there anything i can do to avoid it forever?
Not curable, but...: Prophylactic therapy is recommended for the chronic and disabling migraine. Some migraine patients are prone to medication overuse headaches. Chronic > 15 days/mo once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education. 2) nonpharmacological management. 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec. See headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more
I sprained my wrist & developed a cyst. The surgeon could not feel the cyst so he told me he could not take it out. What do I do for pain? No med work
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