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Can I Get Rid Of Calcium Buildup In My Arm
My son is 20 months old and I noticed he had a white spot above the tip of the penis is it calcium buildup and how can I get rid of it?
. Unlikely calcium: Even in circumcised infants, it is not uncommon to have mild adhesions between the margin of the glans and the residual foreskin. As dead skin cells are sloughed, they clump & resemble a giant whitehead. If the tip of the penis is not red or inflamed, leave it alone, and the adhesion will gradually separate. Occ mild retraction of the foreskin works, but be gentle to avoid bleeding and injury. ...Read more
Find the cause.: One calcium deposit is pretty common - but multiple? The real question is, what are these deposits doing there? Either existing skin structures have calcified, or there is an excess of calcium in your blood that is depositing in the skin. Either way, you need to find the cause. This could be a significant problem; see your doctor and get to the bottom of it. ...Read more
You don't: These are forever, unless painful don't worry about them. ...Read more
Check out these: Links. Take care and god bless you! Https://www.arthritis.org/conditions-treatments/disease-center/calcium-pyrophosphate-dihydrate-crystal-deposition-disease-cppd-pseudo-gout/ http://m.Healthline. Com/health-slideshow/herbs-arthritis-pain. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/arthritis/ds01122. ...Read more
Depends on cause: The most common cause for a persistently elevated calcium level is primary hyperparathyroidism. This is especially common in women after menopause. If present, this would require surgical correction in your age group. There are many other possible causes for high blood calcium. An endocrinolgist can help figure it out. ...Read more
If the masturbation is not harmful, want to know how can I get rid of my body weakness. How much protine and calcium is requried and what's their sources?
I have these bumps that the dr call them calcium deposits on my vagina wall how can I get rid of them they bother me?
Freezing: You can freeze those, or cauterize them. If they are large, they may require excision. ...Read more
I have bumps on the inside of my vagina walls is there anything I can do at home to get rid of them? A doctor has said calcium build up
Should I be concerned if my boyfriend has a calcium deposite on his knee is there any way a doctor can get rid of it without having to do surgery?
How to get rid of white patches on my forehead? Could it be from a vitamin d or iron or calcium deficiency?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on. ...Read more
How do I get rid of the sour gas feeling in my stomach? Tums (calcium carbonate) and pepto don't seem to work
When I am hungry I get acid rising in my throat rather than my stomach growling. What causes this? What can I do to get rid of? I have taken tums (calcium carbonate). This lessens the acid but eating is what makes it go away.
Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be arm fat. However, how we don't get to determine how much weight comes off of each area of our body. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Tone arms w standing biceps curl w dumbbells, hammer curls w dumbbells, triceps kickback w dumbbells ; lying triceps extension w dumbbells. >. ...Read more
Arm Lift: An arm lift (brachioplasty) can dramatically improve the contour of your upper arms by removing the excess loose skin that you have. The improved contour does come at the expense of scars, however, most patients who undergo this operation love their new contour and find it much easier to fit into the clothes they enjoy wearing. Meet with a board certified plastic surgeon to find out more! ...Read more
I keep getting these painfull knot like bumps in my arm pits. What causes them and how can I get rid of them for good?
Maybe antibiotics: Your description sounds like an infection of the glands in your arm pits. If severe, sometimes antibiotics are needed to treat these. In even more severe cases, sometimes these need to be drained surgically. ...Read more
Scars can be hidden: Adults heal by scar tissue formation. Scars can be minimized by using silicone and pressure. There are also otc treatments as we as vitamin e, most of these treatments have very imited effectiveness. Bio corneum is a fda approved treatment with spray on silicone with or without steroids. ...Read more
Many options: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Wasp Sting: Wash area w soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments (10 on/10 off). Can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Elevate affected area for swelling. Make paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Need tetanus shot every 10 years. Throat, airway, mouth swelling or difficulty breathing? Call 911! ...Read more
Please see your: Physician or a dermatologist promptly to address this problem. ...Read more
Tone and tuck: The first thing is to tone your arms and improve muscle bulk to take up some of the loose skin. However in the vast majority of cases, the looses skin is best treated with excision particularly after massive weight loss. Minor degrees of skin laxity may see very small improvements 7-15% contraction with radiofrequency treatment but this is not consistent, . ...Read more
Fat on arms: CoolSculpting is a machine that draws fat into a suction cup and then cools the tissue. The cooling freezes the fat. The fat cells die. Improvement in contour is usually seen 8-12 weeks later. Liposuction can also be used. Best to see a board certified plastic surgeon to see your particular situation. ...Read more
Not curable: This is a poorly-understood genetic illness that comes and goes. A dermatologist can help you manage it with retinoids and perhaps other meds. There's no such thing as a perfect body, but you can manage this relatively common problem. Maintain your overall fitness and general health. PhotoGuy says he has keratosis pilaris -- he's not complaining or hiding his arms. Best wishes. ...Read more
Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more
Dx:Hidradenitis supp: If you have 'infected follicles' under the arms then you may have an 'acne' related condition: hidradenitis suppurtiva. You should get seen by your primary care doctor or dermatologist to get a diagnosis and get proper treatment (e.g. Oral antibiotics, possible injections). Hope you are better soon! ...Read more
Laser treatment: this popular treatment option is used by many dermatologists, and they are also being tried on stretch marks, as well.
Lasers promote synthesis of healthy, new collagen, which has been damaged when stretch marks appear, lasers can treat red/purple and white stretch marks. ...Read more
Plastic surgery: Plastic surgery or personal trainer who can teach you the right movements. ...Read more
How to: There is no such thing as spot fat loss. You would need to lose weight in general & a certain proportion of that will be abdominal fat. This can be done by eating healthfully, being physically active and making sure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. However you can improve your appearance by toning your abs. To tighten your abdominal muscles consider doing crunches, reverse crunches. ...Read more
Eat healthy.: A combination of reduced calorie intake and exercise will generally produce the results you are after. Weight watchers is an effective program if you are consistent with it. It's just an organized way of having smart eating habits. Once you are at your ideal weight and the arm fat remains, liposuction can be considered as a treatment option. It is best to consult a plastic surgeon to see if surger. ...Read more