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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Umbilical Granuloma

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I have an umbilical problem. And based on my research it is a discharging umbilical granuloma. There's a red pea like thing between it. ?

I have an umbilical problem. And based on my research it is a discharging umbilical granuloma. There's a red pea like thing between it. ?

Get checked: Hard to tell from your limited description. Can you send a photo? Is it draining foul-smelling material or blood? Is there tenderness? Swelling? Please provide more info, or have your clinician take a look. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Hi,My mother is getting some kind of extra skin growth in her novel may be by 8-7 months, but there is no kind of discharge, we consulted doctor and they its umbilical granuloma,needs to be operated,please sugest?

Hi,My mother is getting some kind of extra skin growth in her novel may be by 8-7 months, but there is no kind of discharge, we consulted doctor and they its umbilical granuloma,needs to be operated,please sugest?

Why/: YOU DO NOT NEED SURGERY FOR UMBILICAL GRANULOMA,IT CAN BE TAKING CARE OF IN OFFICE SETTING. THE QUESTION WILL BE ,WHY IS SHE HAVING THE GRANULOMA,IF SHE HAD A PREVIOUS SURGERY,THAT MIGHT EXPLAIN IT,IF NOT,STILL A MYSTERY.MY ADVISE GET A SECOND OPINION. ...Read more

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Can you suggest any alternative treatments to reduce cysts?

Can you suggest any alternative treatments to reduce cysts?

Where?: Cystic change in the breasts is very common. Of course if you have a dominant breast mass, it needs to be seen as a possible cancer. Mainstream medicine has little to offer. I've had colleagues tell me that evening primrose oil is the first herbal to try for painful / lumpy breasts. An evidence-based holist in your community may be able to offer more. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative treatments for rosacea besides medication?

Are there any alternative treatments for rosacea besides medication?

IPL for Rosacea: Intense pulsed light (ipl), or "photofacial", is an appropriate treatment for the redness of rosacea. A few treatments spaced approx. A month apart will be needed. A topical antibiotic like Metronidazole may be used in between sessions. Also, avoidance of triggers such as sun, heat, cold, spicy foods, and alcohol may help reduce redness. http://www.dranthonycorrado.com/procedures/non-invasive. ...Read more

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Are there effective alternative treatments for back pain?

Are there effective alternative treatments for back pain?

Yes: Surgery is usually the last resort for most back problems except major trauma. Therapy, postural exercises, yoga, weight loss and/or exercise, gait training, job retraining, as well as meditatation (to relieve stress) are helpful adjucts. Note: not all back pain is created equal to please get check by a specialist. Note: beware of fad or gimmicky advertisements for back relief. Feel better. ...Read more

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Can any of the alternative treatments for schizophrenia work?

Can any of the alternative treatments for schizophrenia work?

Alternative tx?: I don't know what you mean by "alternative treatments for schizophrenia". It you can tell me what they are - i will try to comment on each. Schizophrenia requires life-long treatment with use of atypical antipsychotics as the mainstay. Conventional neuroleptics are an option. Psychosocial treatments that go hand in hand with meds include: family therapy, social skills training & voc rehab. ...Read more

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What alternative treatments exist for patients with gastrinoma?

What alternative treatments exist for patients with gastrinoma?

Chemotherapy: Other than surgery medication including chemotherapy can be used, depending on the histology and aggressiveness of the tumor. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative treatments for ALS that appear promising?

Are there any alternative treatments for ALS that appear promising?

NO: Sorry, but there are absolutely no alternative treatments that have ever made even trivial benefits to pts with als, and there seems to be no future alternative rx that seems to make any sense. The medicine approach involves mainly riluzole, and palliation, with some consideration for using glutamate blockers. These approaches are not cures, but can possibly slow somewhat. ...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