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Doctor insights on: Does Cold Laser Treatment Kill Lyme And Co Infections

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Can't afford treatment for heavy metals and co infections and Lyme doc said he's sure he will find a deeper issue.I can't afford to see him any help?!

Can't afford treatment for heavy metals and co infections and Lyme doc said he's sure he will find a deeper issue.I can't afford to see him any help?!

Heavy metal Lyme: Heavy metal issues are rare. Need more information. Lyme can be very tricky to diagnose and treat. I would suggest seeing an Internal Medicine specialist for a 2nd opinion. You don't want to save money and lose your ability to function. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Lyme Disease (Definition)

A condition caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Acute symptoms can include bullseye rash, headaches, joint pain, fever, and flu-like sx. Chronic symptoms can include fibromyalgia symptoms, nerve pain in extremities, mood swings, brain fog, heart problems. Lab diagnoses are not very reliable, and sometimes clinical ...Read more


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Are rheumatologists familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and its co-infections? If not, who treats these tick-borne infections?

Are rheumatologists familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and its co-infections?  If not, who treats these tick-borne infections?

Infectious Diseases: Certainly a rheumatologist can treat lyme, but in complex situations, not only can a board certified infectious disease specialist a treat lyme, they can order appropriate tests to diagnose and then treat co-infections such as anaplasmosis, babesiosis, and erlichiosis. In addition, they may be able to determine if the illness you is due to something other than a tick-borne illness. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lyme disease and how long is the full treatment for a chronic infection? Can it be transmitted through sexual intercourse?

What is the treatment for lyme disease and how long is the full treatment for a chronic infection? Can it be transmitted through sexual intercourse?

How and no: An antibiotic Rx for about 2 weeks would be enough in its early phase. The effectiveness for chronic infection is much less certain regardless of the duration of treatment. No you cannot contract this from sexual intercourse unless your lover happens to be a particular kind of tick. ...Read more

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Can rubbing ground coffee beans on your cellulite make them seem less visible?? What about cold laser treatment for cellulite or ultrasonic cavitation

Can rubbing ground coffee beans on your cellulite make them seem less visible?? What about cold laser treatment for cellulite or ultrasonic cavitation

Tx for Cellulite???: All these at home remedies are worth a try but the %s are very low for improvements. Plus even the non-invasive therapies I have found to be limited. Except Thermi 250 RF sessions at a fee of $400/sessions for 10 sessions seems to give unto 50% improvement. As for surgical intervention the CellFina is a very poor option vs the Cellulaze, Where the Cellulaze using the addition of.....cont ...Read more

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What is cold laser treatment used to treat?

What is cold laser treatment used to treat?

Cold laser: Cold lasers generally emit led lights which, depending on which technology is being used, help with wound healing, fat cell shrinkage (not fat cell destruction) and collagen stimulation. They are not as effective for collagen stimulation as other more aggressive lasers, but can help mitigate aging. Also, they do not hurt. ...Read more

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I'm getting a lot of burning on the bottom of my feet. I had another laser treatment and I don't see any improvement. Just aching and burning.

I'm getting a lot of burning on the bottom of my feet.  I had another laser treatment and I don't see any improvement.  Just aching and burning.

Foot pain.: This is tough. Plantar fasciitis? Thinning soles of feet. Trauma from weight, diabetes, foot arthritis, drug side effect, lumbar disc disease??? I assume that your physician has looked into these. If not, I think you might get them looked into a bit more before doing more therapy that isn't working. ...Read more

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I'm having some doubts about laser treatment. What can you tell me about it?

I'm having some doubts about laser treatment. What can you tell me about it?

Laser treatment: What laser treatment are you thinking of having and for what reason? What kind of laser is being used for the treatment. These answers will help define what to anticipate. It is always useful to discuss your doubts and concerns with your laser surgeon. ...Read more

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How much does fraxel laser treatment cost?

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How much does fraxel laser treatment cost?

Cost for fraxel: The cost of the fraxel will depend on which fraxel repair or restore is being used. It will also depend on the size of the area to be treated and the number of treatments required. ...Read more

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Can there be a laser treatment that help get rid of freckles?

Can there be a laser treatment that help get rid of freckles?

Freckles: Freckles don't need to be treated. However, they can be treated with a ndyag q switched laser. I have successfully removed 1000s of freckles from redheads with irish ancestry that don't want them. It is important to be sure they are truly freckles and not dysplastic nevi. Some people think that their dysplastic nevi (abnormal moles) are freckles because they are flat. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Will laser treatment get rid of my rosacea?

Will laser treatment get rid of my rosacea?

Will improve: Rosacea is a continuing process. It may be kept under control with certain lasers.

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Can you tell me how scar laser treatment work?

Can you tell me how scar laser treatment work?

There are so many: Types of laser treatments, it depends on the wavelength laser you choose, but usually it works by heating up the collagen and elastin in the dermis to tighten skin, but can be ablative and cause burn to stimulate tightening ...Read more

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Can laser treatment work for keratosis pilaris?

Can laser treatment work for keratosis pilaris?

Maybe: Keratosis pilaris is an unrelenting condition that never goes away. Lasers don't actually work get rid of it. However, microdermabrasion, ipl, and fractionated lasers can help to flatten it out and make it appear better. In theory, if you remove hair follicles the keratosis pilaris can't occur but I have not seen great results. ...Read more

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Is there a laser treatment that would shrink an enlarged prostate?

Is there a laser treatment that would shrink an enlarged prostate?

Lasers for prostate: Yes for benign prastatic hypertrophy, green lght lasers are used to burn the prat og prostate with the laser and it is quite successful if you qualify, if the tumour is not too big. ...Read more

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Is it true that laser treatment will stimulate the collagen in my skin?

Is it true that laser treatment will stimulate the collagen in my skin?

Some lasers: It is true that some lasers which cause an inflammatory rea tion in the dermis will cause new collagen formation. How much new collagen is formed depends on the type of laser used and the settings of the laser. Not all laser treatments increase collagen production. See an experience laser surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Please help! I have spectacles and now I am going for laser treatment to cure my vision.?

Please help! I have spectacles and now I am going for laser treatment to cure my vision.?

Multiple options: There are multiple options available given your age. It all depends on the complete evaluation what options you may have. It is always possible you may not be a candidate at all at this time. ...Read more

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Am considering laser treatment to get rid of my psoriasis, but haven't heard much about it. Any information/suggestions would be appreciated.

Am considering laser treatment to get rid of my psoriasis, but haven't heard much about it.  Any information/suggestions would be appreciated.

See details: Psoriasis is very treatable with conventional therapies especially biologics. Ultraviolet laser therapy is very similar to conventional light therapy and is not likely to br covered by insurance. ...Read more

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How useful is laser treatment for plantar warts?

How useful is laser treatment for plantar warts?

It can be: There are many ways to treat warts. The laser is a useful (and expensive) tool to treat them, but I cannot say that using one works significantly better than other measures. See a podiatrist or dermatologist to discuss your treatment options. ...Read more

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Does the laser treatment completely get rid of scars?

Does the laser treatment completely get rid of scars?

Scar treatment: Depending on the problem with the scar there are treatments to improve them but nothing will completely remove them. I treat pigmented scars with bbl to lighten them, thick scars with fractional laser to soften them, or bad or wide scars with surgery to cut out the scar and re-sew it a more cosmetically pleasing way. The laser approach requires a series of treatments to be effective--often 5-6. ...Read more

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Would thermage laser treatment for face be good for psoriasis?

Would thermage laser treatment for face be good for psoriasis?

Thermage not laser: Thermage is radio frequency and is intended for the deeper structures of the skin and subcutaneous tissues. Therefore, I am not familiar with its use for psoriasis and would not recommend it. Did someone else suggest it would work? ...Read more

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What are the complications of endovenous laser treatment (evlt)?

What are the complications of endovenous laser treatment (evlt)?

Endovenous laser: Complication chances are minimal. There a 1% risk of blood clot. There is a small chance of skin numbness as a result of thermal injury to nerves. Small chance of skin pigmentation / discoloration at treatment sites, but this usually resolves. Small chance of vein damage or bleeding. Have a board-certified vein specialist perform your procedure (preferrably a vascular surgeon). ...Read more

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Can slt laser treatment be used repeatedly and effectively on a glaucoma patient?

Can slt laser treatment be used repeatedly and effectively on a glaucoma patient?

Yes : Slt can be repeated however subsequent treatments may not be as efficacious. Some glaucoma patients may need to have their pressure reduced greater than slt can provide alone. Medication or filtering surgery may be necessary in some glaucoma patients. ...Read more

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Question on how I could lighten my scar. Any ideas of ways other than laser treatment?

Question on how I could lighten my scar. Any ideas of ways other than laser treatment?

Raw honey, aloe gel: The cause of the scar and it's age are not noted. Scars take about 1 year to fully heal. I would suggest using ~ 50:50 mix of Aloe gel(preferably from a plant) and raw honey applied to the entire scar daily and as needed. When I burned my hand, I used a clean sock to cover my hand at night. Apply a dressing over the area if possible. Be patient and let time above treatment do its work. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more