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No: Paronychia is an infection of the area where to the fingernail or toenail meets the skin. It is usually a bacterial infection, whereas Fluconazole only treats fungus. The treatment usually involves hot soaks and sometimes surgical drainage. Fluconazole is unlikely to help., . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes calcified nail matrix + hematoma? I had toe avulsion procedure with biopsy for a 4 month history of resistant chronic paronychia. Worried
I have chronic paronchia. I also have a bottle of cleantrax consisting of oxyclorsine - would soaking in this help?
Horse hoof fungiside: It is a medicine used on horses using that product could be problematic on human skin. ...Read more
Surgical drainage: Bad paronychia (infections of the skin surrounding a fingernail) often don't respond to antibiotics since the bacteria that are causing it are walled off in an abcess (pus filled balloon). The definitive treatment is surgical, the affected part of the nail or cuticle needs to be opened to allow the paronychia to drain. If that does not help, a portion of the nail can be removed. ...Read more
If carrying twins: Twins may or may not be at risk of the blood vessels from which they get nutrition and oxygen from the mother being shared. This sort of scan is intended to help determine that. If there is such sharing then there is risk of a "twin-twin transfusion" that can cause severe problems, usually for the baby that receives too much blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treated w/laser glaucoma open angle, unsuccessful. Now on Xalatan generic and timoptic. Is there any new treatment? 83 y.O. Male w/ open angle glaucoma; 40 years chronicity. Reccomendation?
Yes: This is a very good but complicated question.You have not given me nearly enough information to render an opinion.If you are hoping to discontinue your eye drops there are several newer surgical procedures which might work. Talk to your eye doctor about these options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where's the tiger?: Our bodies are built well to deal with acute stress & fright, but chronic "flight or fright" wears us out on all levels. You're responding as if you're in ongoing danger, and even the way you write your question (substituting the term "fright" for "fight") tells something. Since I have little other info about you, i suggest you work with a therapist to assess what's needed, and help deal with it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Acute vs chronic: Acute pain typically will occur after some type of injury or illness and will usually go away after the injury is healed or the illness resolves. Chronic pain is pain that typically lasts for over 3 months. Examples include the chronic pain from arthritic conditions. Pain that does not go away should always be evaluated by a doctor as it could represent something that is serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: On the internet, liv.52 products are sold as herbal items. That means they are not real medications approved by the fda. That also means there is most likely little or no scientific research and testing on humans... So nobody really knows what the effects or the side effects are. Usually, it is best to avoid such items. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Technically, no.: It's most likely what people call night terrors, or it's flash backs to traumas that appear in ptsd poeple's dreams as if occuring again. There is no official diagnosis of chronic nightmare disorder just night terror disorder - chronic nightmares causing awakening in the middle of the night with no memory of doing so. Commonly "flash backs" are understood as ptsd memories come back to life again. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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