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Whats a cure for calcinosis cutis and is it life threatining?Threatening?

Whats a cure for calcinosis cutis and is it life threatining?Threatening?

Underlying problem: Treatment of calcinosis cutis is limited and of variable benefit. The underlying problem needs to be identified and corrected. It is not life threatening, although the underlying problem might be. You may be confusing this with calciphylaxis, which is a medical emergency that has to be addressed immediately. ...Read more

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What can cause calcinosis of the scrotum?

Unknown Cause: When calcification of the scrotal wall occurs, there is still uncertainty as to the cause. Some believe it is from the breakdown of the muscle in the skin; others believe it is incited by trauma. Regardless, the treatment is the same: surgical excision if desired by the patient. They can recur, but if all nodules are excised this is reduced. It is not associated with cancer or uncleanliness. ...Read more

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Calcinosis of the scrotum, will they come out?

Calcinosis of the scrotum, will they come out?

Scrotal calcinosis: Benign condition involving deposition of calcium into nodules in scrotal skin. Usually continue to enlarge. Only known treatment is surgical excision of affected scrotal skin. Quite rare ; most drs have never seen a case. Suggest you do some research to find an appropriately experienced urologist to take care of problem. Reference: new england journal of medicine vol 365 (7) page 647, 2011. ...Read more

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My child f/10months have medullary nephro calcinosis from in born and urines every hour. less weight gain.pl suggest foods to reduce urine&weight gain?

My child f/10months have medullary nephro calcinosis from in born and urines every hour. less weight gain.pl suggest foods to reduce urine&weight gain?

Need more info: Your child must be under the care of a pediatric nephrologist. You are dealing with a serious medical problem and must be seen now and frequently. ...Read more

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Is it possible to treat tumoral calcinosis by stem cells transplantation?

Is it possible to treat tumoral calcinosis by stem cells transplantation?

No, not a tumor: Despite the name, tc is not a tumor, but deposits of calcium which form for various reasons. Stem cell transplants are used to either regrow damaged/missing tissue (mostly experimental) or in cancer treatment when the entire immune system is purposely killed off by intensive chemo, and then replaced with a bone marrow transplant. For tc treatment, see a rheumatologist or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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My father has recurrent digital ulceration because of crest ? Is it calcinosis or raynaud's? What is the treatment to reduce pain and recurrence? Help

My father has recurrent digital ulceration because of crest ? Is it calcinosis or raynaud's? What is the treatment to reduce pain and recurrence? Help

Raynaud's / CCB: You need to see your rheumatologist. I suspect they are the ones' who diagnosed the crest syndrome. Suspect you are describing advanced raynauds. He will need treatment with a calcium channel blocker and perhaps and additional vasodilator. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tinea cutis?

What are the symptoms of tinea cutis?

You mean tinea cruri: You mean tinea cruris.It causes rash and itching in the groin area and is also called jock itch it is caused by fungus infection of the skin. ...Read more