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Do I Need To Treat My Pilonidal
What to do if i pulled my hamstring on monday how do I treat it do I need to see a doctor what should I do?
Give 1 wk- then MD: If your symptoms are not improving within a week of injury, seek evaluation from your MD. ...Read more
Abscess on leg i need to know what antibiotics to take i already got core of abscess out myself i wont go to doctor what can I take?
See below: You can soak the abscess with hot salt water to promote drainage. If there is surrounding soft tissue infection or cellulitis characterized by redness, swelling, pain and warmth antibiotics prescribed by a doctor are necessary. You are 29 years old. You need to grow up and see a doctor when it is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I know if I have furunculosis or hidradenitis suppurativa and what can I do to prevent it from recurring?
Start with: medical evaluation for correct diagnosis. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hidradenitis-suppurativa/home/ovc-20200012 & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/boils-and-carbuncles/symptoms-causes/dxc-20214768. ...Read more
Lice: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more
Fever blood cx: I assume you mean dialysis catheter, if so you need to have blood cultures taken. Also you can have a local infection around the catheter which can not necessarily be in the bloodstream. This needs to be evaluated by your nephrologists and nurse at dialysis. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more
Blackheads: Tea tree oil kills the propionibacterium acnes, or p. Acnes, bacteria that can cause blemishes. Acne is the result of hair follicles on the skin clogged by overproduction of oil or dead skin cells. Tea tree oil unclogs the follicles and sloughs off dead skin cells. Conventional therapy includes prescription epiduo or ziana. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usual symptoms:: Include vaginal discharge, typically is white, thick, curdlike, may have vagijnal irritation, itching or burning. And the usual treatments include over-the-counter treamtents with miconazole-type of medications. Prescription strength Diflucan (fluconazole) is very helpful in most cases. ...Read more
Whitehead: You can treat one whitehead by simply pricking it open with a sterile needle. If you are getting a lot then you have acne and you can consider using over the counter benzoyl peroxide products or see a dermatologist or gen doc to try differin, retin a (tretinoin) or similar meds. ...Read more
You need DX: How to treat and hopefully get rid of pain requires that you find out what causes the pain. There can be many causes of pain. Sometimes it is a muscle or ligament injury; that will usually heal by itself. More serious injuries may require injections, splints/casts or even surgery. Sometimes thigh pain isn't even in the thigh, it's in the spine. See a doctor for the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Now I have a problem with my left leg doctors say i need a vain to be removed (rfa) please help i don't want to do surgery what do I do?
Second opinion: If you are concerned about a treatment recommendation, the best thing to do is seek a second opinion. ...Read more
That depends: on things like the severity, if breathing is compromised, on if it is bacterial or viral. Always hydrate well. ...Read more
What to do if I have diphtheria but i don't want to see a doctor. What can I do to get rid of it?
You're kidding right: You can certainly chose not to see a doctor. However, you may pass out and die from the related heart failure or choke to death from the secretions from the worst sore throat you ever had. You will spread it on to those around you if they are not immunized.In the end, it may pass and you may survive, but i would see that your affairs are in order before you get delirious. ...Read more
Yes, if ...: If you're bothered by phimosis-related undesirable effects such as recurrent chronic inflammation / infection but resistant to topical care, you need to be assessed by urologist to evaluate if conservative care should continue or a more invasive measure - circumcision is required. Best wish ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad idea: "popping" pimples is a bad idea as while some of the material comes out, more is squeezed back into the skin causing further problems. The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing cover the area with antibiotic ointment daily and quit popping. ...Read more
No: This can be due to an allergic reaction to food hypersensitivity or a reaction to flour, yeast or grain itch mite. It could also be due to a parasite infestation or herpes virus. Most usually it is due to a combination of genetic susceptibility and environmental factors, with a breakdown of the immune system at the point of the skin barrier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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