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Doctor insights on: Conjunctival Chemosis Treatment

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Is there an alternative treatment for chemosis? I've been using Natural Tears and Fluorometholone for 3 weeks now. Had blepheroplsty on August 5th.

Is there an alternative treatment for chemosis? I've been using Natural Tears and Fluorometholone for 3 weeks now. Had blepheroplsty on August 5th.

Time & cold compress: If this was not present prior to your surgery, it will probably resolve spontaneously and is just part of the healing process. If this was present prior to your surgery, that's a different story and you need to see an Ophthalmologist to evaluate further. ...Read more

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What is treatment for muddy conjunctiva?

What is treatment for muddy conjunctiva?

None Required: "muddy conjuntiva" is a term generally used to refer to harmless conjunctival pigmentation which is related to race or heredity. There is no treatment required or necessary. ...Read more

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What is a home treatment for conjunctiva hemorrhaging?

What is a home treatment for conjunctiva hemorrhaging?

Subconjunctival heme: Artificial tears and observation. If recurrent, may need to check blood numbers to rule out blood dyscrasia. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for conjunctival cyst?

What are some treatments for conjunctival cyst?

Conjunctival cyst: Depending on the size. A small conj. Cyst can be removed by incising with a small needle and is painless. A larger one may need to be incised and the entire cyst sack be removed. This takes a little longer, but with the right drops and possibly a small injection of Lidocaine is painless also. ...Read more

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I have heard, is it true that lubricated tear drops heal the irregular, scarred and swollen corneas? Will it also cure the conjunctiva membrane?

I have heard, is it true that lubricated tear drops heal the irregular, scarred and swollen corneas? Will it also cure the conjunctiva membrane?

Depends!: Lubricating drops help to smooth the surface of the cornea, but there is only so much they can do.

Conjunctival membranes are from a variety of sources! And they are neither common, nor regular!

you best follow the advice of your ophthalmologist (not optometrist). ...Read more

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Sectoral redness of conjunctiva w/ few tiny raised pimple. 5days anti-bac drops ineffective, Dr diagnosed allergy cure lubricant...not convinced. Recu?

Sectoral redness of conjunctiva w/ few tiny raised pimple. 5days anti-bac drops ineffective, Dr diagnosed allergy cure lubricant...not convinced. Recu?

Not allergy: Allergy is almost always accompanied by itching. Your problem may be viral but if it has been present for over 2 weeks. It is best for you to consult an ophthalmologist, ...Read more

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Have a small swelling on the conjunctiva of the left eye. Looks like stitches. Have irritations. Doc gave me peg400 lubricant eye drop. Will it cure?

Have a small swelling on the conjunctiva of the left eye. Looks like stitches. Have irritations. Doc gave me peg400 lubricant eye drop. Will it cure?

Lubrication is good: Swelling of the conjunctiva is often caused my local irritation. Lubricating drops soothe the irritated area or, at least, keep it from getting more irritated. ...Read more

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Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it. ...Read more

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Nstemi s/p cath: diagnosing or treatment procedure, what is this for?

Nstemi s/p cath: diagnosing or treatment procedure, what is this for?

Both: A cath post NSTEMI is done for "early definitive diagnosis and therapy". a non-invasive risk assessment will provide similar intermediate term mortality benefits, but may have more hospitalizations for chest pain and the patient will be on more meds for angina. in a young active person, the invasive approach is often reasonable. In an elderly sedentary person, I'm comfortable with noninvasive. ...Read more

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What’s the treatment for palatal impingent??

What’s the treatment for palatal impingent??

Deep bite correction: Extraction may not be necessary. Speak with your Orthodontist for options. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for raynaud’s?

What is the treatment for raynaud’s?

Hands & feet warm: Keep your hands and feet warm. When exposed to cold weather, wear warm gloves and stockings. Use chemical warmers for hands and feet. Medication, (vasodilators) may help but not too much. ...Read more

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What s the treatment for diphtheroid bacilli. Thanks?

Usually harmless: These very seldom cause disease, and normally life on our bodies as harmless little passengers. Your physician is your best guide. ...Read more

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What was cataract treatment like in the 1900's? How has it improved since then?

What was cataract treatment like in the 1900's? How has it improved since then?

Risky: Starting just prior to 1900, topical anesthesia was available so cataract surgery could be performed painlessly. The procedure at the time involved opening the eye and bluntly removing the entire lens and hoping that would be all that would exit the eye. A strong eyeglass was required afterwards. Now with ultrasound and microscopes, etc. Cataract removal can be done safely and predictably. ...Read more

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What would be proper treatment for someone who suffers from m.s. and has a frozen hip?

What would be proper treatment for someone who suffers from m.s. and has a frozen hip?

2 areas: 1. As always, treat the MS with a potent disease modifying agent, such as Gilenya, Tysabri, (natalizumab) or Lemtrada.
2. The hip issue is not caused by the MS but needs orthopedic attention, and if surgery needed, there is NO contra-indication for anesthesia or surgery. Neither will affect the MS. ...Read more

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Does an elevated systolic BP need treatment if diastolic in 70's. How is this treated to prevent diastolic getting pushed too low?

Yes...: Systolic is the one which causes acute problem....has to be controlled. Diastolic is related to the atherosclerotic stiffness of your vascularsystem.....it is good that, yours is low. There are some disease entities where only systolic high pressure occurs......your PMD will look for them. ...Read more

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Is treatment different for c-shaped scoliosis vs. S-shaped? What is the difference, if any, in treatment for c-shaped and s-shaped scoliosis? .

Is treatment different for c-shaped scoliosis vs. S-shaped? What is the difference, if any, in treatment for c-shaped and s-shaped scoliosis? .

Varies: It is a bit of a generalization, but usually when you talk about a c shaped curve, you are talking about a single curve. An s shaped curve usually refers to a double curve in which one curve is often compensating for the other. Treatment is more based upon the size of the curve and the skeletal age of the patient than whether it is c or s shaped. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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S.O & I trying for baby#2 for 8 mths now & Dr found a cyst & wants me to take B.CFor 3mths won't that affect me trying to convince after the treatment?

S.O & I trying for baby#2 for 8 mths now & Dr found a cyst & wants me to take B.CFor 3mths won't that affect me trying to convince after the treatment?

Ah, PCOS: Would be treated that way. Certainly birth control will prevent pregnancy by giving hormones all the time and messing up cycling. Some people have part of the ovary making high amounts of hormones...making their own internal birth control pill. The hope (it is at best 50/50) is that stopping everything w. birth control hits the reset button. ...Read more