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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Sebaceous Hyperplasia

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What are some natural remedies to treat sebaceous hyperplasia?

What are some natural remedies to treat sebaceous hyperplasia?

None: There are very limited options in the treatment of sebaceous hyperplasia. Your dermatologist can lightly burn the top off, but they will probably come back. If you take high doses of Vitamin A, that might work. However, I would not recommend that, since there could be many side effects. Minor ones include dry skin, while a major one is headaches caused by swelling of the brain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me natural remedies to treat sebaceous hyperplasia?

Can you tell me natural remedies to treat sebaceous hyperplasia?

Try retinoic acid: A retinoic acid derivative may help. You are free to consider this "natural" as it's basically vitamin A. Sebaceous hyperplasia really doesn't require treatment. I honor your interest in folk / "natural" remedies, but I hope that if you have something serious involving your skin -- such as a cancer -- you opt for something from the 21st century that will actually work. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat sebaceous hyperplasia?

What's the best way to treat sebaceous hyperplasia?

Destruction: Treatments are mostly mechanical. Lesions tend to recur unless the entire unit is destroyed or excised. Risk of permanent scarring must be considered when treating benign lesions. Treatment options include: photodynamic therapy (pdt), cryotherapy, cauterization or electrodesiccation, topical chemical treatments. Risk of atrophic scarring or transient dyspigmentation are potential complications. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove a sebaceous hyperplasia?

What is the best way to remove a sebaceous hyperplasia?

CO2 laer: Co2 laser or electro-surgery can get rid of those. But they tend to reoccur. ...Read more

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Does sebaceous hyperplasia on upper lips go away?

Does sebaceous hyperplasia on upper lips go away?

No: They will usually not go away on their own, occasionally dermatologist can try some cosmetic things to reduce the lesions. ...Read more

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On top shaft of penis. No itch or pain. Sebaceous hyperplasia?

On top shaft of penis. No itch or pain. Sebaceous hyperplasia?

Need more info: Not enough info to make a diagnosis, Advise you to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I treat sebaceous hyperplasia, or overactive oil glands, on my face?

How can I treat sebaceous hyperplasia, or overactive oil glands, on my face?

Treatment options: Sebaceous hyperplasia are a common, benign lesion on the face that do not go away on there own. The treatment options include specific lasers and needle epilation. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure sebaceous hyperplasia?

Is there a way to cure sebaceous hyperplasia?

Excision: Unfortunately, there are no medications that will decrease sebaceous gland hyperplasia. Usually on the nose, forehead or scalp as the most common locations, if they are "unsightly" then, excision is curative. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for sebaceous hyperplasia?

Are there any cures for sebaceous hyperplasia?

Botox: Botox indian effective way to control this with injections of high-dose units into the hair follicles of the armpits. ...Read more

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Had spot on labia minora asked for biopsy scared it was vin from hpv biopsy says sebaceous hyperplasia benign does that rule out vin?

Had spot on labia minora asked for biopsy scared it was vin from hpv biopsy says sebaceous hyperplasia benign does that rule out vin?

No VIN: Benign Sebaceous Hyperplasia is not VIN. Its just a little thickening of the sebaceous glands. Its not cancerous or pre-cancerous. You can read a lot more here: http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1059368-overview
Best wishes! ...Read more

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How to treat sebaceous hyperplasia on forehead? And a tiny milia dot under eye? Just looks bad. Will see dermatologist.

How to treat sebaceous hyperplasia on forehead? And a tiny milia dot under eye? Just looks bad. Will see dermatologist.

Since you are: Going to see a dermatologist - I think it would be best to rely on that doctor's evaluation and treatment plan. You are asking us how to treat this on the general health education site of Health Tap. I think you may be putting the cart before the horse here. ...Read more

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What alternative treatments exist for orchitis?

What alternative treatments exist for orchitis?

None that I'm aware: Orchitis is either a viral or bacterial infection of the testicle. If bacterial you need antibiotics. If you are sexually active get checked for a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more

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What are the possible alternative treatments for dystonia?

What are the possible alternative treatments for dystonia?

Dystonia: Stopping the medication that is causing the dystonia, if it is is sevesre IV Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps. ...Read more

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Could I have success with alternative treatments for alzhiemers?

Could I have success with alternative treatments for alzhiemers?

Possibly: AD is an incurable degenerative disease of the brain. There have been some studies using medium chain triglycerides to 'feed' the brain (Axona). Recently a study supported the use of hi dose Vit E. Other supplements include Vinpocetine and phosphatidyl serine. Be careful even with supplements and 'natural' products- they maybe unsafe or have interactions with other products or medications. ...Read more

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Cataracts, what are some alternative treatments?

Cataracts, what are some alternative treatments?

None really: Nothing other than surgery has proven to be effective for cataracts. Surgery is so highly successfuly that there is nothing to be worried about. Alternative supplements, maneuvers and medications are of no benefit. ...Read more

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Alternative treatments for atypical depression?

Alternative treatments for atypical depression?

Alternative depressi: Traditional chinese medicine, indian remedies (ayurvedic med.), yoga, meditation, diet, exercise, etc. ...Read more

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What are some alternative treatments for melanoma?

What are some alternative treatments for melanoma?

Adjuncts only: If you ignore surgery for melanoma, you will pay for your mistake with your life. If you are interested in vitamins, botanicals and so forth, remember these are only adjuncts. I am not sure I would accept some of therapies for advanced disease that give only a small survival advantage, but I would not pay a conspiracy or natural-medicine talker for telling me untruths. Be savvy. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative treatments for athlete's foot?

Are there any alternative treatments for athlete's foot?

Soap and water: Many times washing and drying your feet well and daily can clear up a mild case of athlete's foot. Over the counter topical antifungals are usually quite successful if used consistently. Dr l. ...Read more

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Are there alternative treatments for pseudotumor cerebri?

Are there alternative treatments for pseudotumor cerebri?

No: Pseudotumor cerebri can occasionally result in visual loss and blindness in addition to severe headaches. Pseudotumor needs to be carefully followed by an eye doctor and sometimes a neurologist as well. 90% of people with pseudotumor are obese females and weight loss, sometimes modest amounts, can be a highly effective treatment. ...Read more

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Are there alternative treatments to diabetes type 1 or 2?

Are there alternative treatments to diabetes type 1 or 2?

Depends: If you are talking about type2 diabetes then weight loss, healthy eating and exercise may get you to the point where u no longer need medicine (and u'll be healthier overall) some people however are beyond that and require Insulin to prevent the complications of diabetes. Don't believe any "alternative" med works unless you or your doctor note your sugars are well controlled. Many fake cures. ...Read more

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What are the alternative treatments for nummular dermatitis?

What are the alternative treatments for nummular dermatitis?

Nummular derm: Topical steroids are effective. Less erythematous, less pruritic lesions may be treated with low-potency (class iii-vi) steroids. Severely inflamed lesions with intense erythema, vesicles, and pruritus require high-potency (class i-ii) preparations. Penetration of the medication is enhanced by occlusion or presoaking in a tub of plain water followed immediately (without drying) by application. ...Read more

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What are conventional and alternative treatments for depression?

What are conventional and alternative treatments for depression?

Talk to your doctor: Psychotherapy, medication, electro convulsive therapy (ECT), repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), vagal nerve stimulation (VNS), light therapy, diet, exercise, herbal therapy (St. Johns Wort), music therapy, group therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, CBT, psychoanalysis, and others ...Read more

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Are there any good alternative treatments for multiple sclerosis?

Are there any good alternative treatments for multiple sclerosis?

Really NONE: However, improve your outcomes, by using potent disease modifying agents, such as the newer orals, aubagio, gilenya, (fingolimod) tecfidera. Some otc approaches include, no smoking, vitamin d supplementation, aerobic exercise, low fat, low salt diets, stress management. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are alternative treatments to ADHD besides medication?

Could you tell me what are alternative treatments to ADHD besides medication?

Limited: There are no proven herbal aids or supplements that, despite their advertising, improve add/adhd. There are proven tools such as allowing more time for the task, minimizing ditractions, etc that may help. ...Read more

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Can you recommend any alternative treatments for macular hole other than surgery.?

Can you recommend any alternative treatments for macular hole other than surgery.?

Macular hole: For early stage lamellar or full thickness macular holes, intervitreal injections of steroid or a vitreolysis agent can be of some benefit. For most macular holes, surgery is yourbest option. ...Read more