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Get Rid Of Pterygium Without Surgery
Pterygium:very common, abnormal growth of clear covering (conjunctiva) of white part of the eye (sclera) over the cornea (window of the eye). If severe and causing discomfort or red, it can be removed with surgery. It is generally benign. It is due to excess sun/UV exposure usually. Prevention is only remedy. Avoid sun (sunglasses, hat); avoid smoking. Natural rx ...Read more
No: Sometimes a cyst will go away on its own. Sometimes a cyst can be drained in the office by an ultrasound guided needle. Sometimes it can be drained by ct guided needle as well. It depends on the situation. But draining a cyst may not always get rid of the cyst. It may only collapse it. The only way technically to get rid of the cyst wall is surgery. But that may not always be necessary. ...Read more
Not necessarily: The main reasons to have surgery would be 1. Suspicion of thyroid cancer, 2. A big thyroid that is obstructing airway/esophagus, or 3. Hyperthyroidism (although there are other ways to treat hyperthyroidism). Best to see an endocrinologist who can evaluate you with an ultrasound and/or biopsy, if needed, and sort through these issues. ...Read more
Probably not: Unless you lost a significant amount of weight and then had a skin reduction surgery that removed the area with strech marks. As far as I know there is no way to surgically remove strech marks, and if tried you would most likely end up with surgical scars instead. If these strecthmarks are from a pregnancy, just wear your 'Tiger Mom Stripes' with pride, they are beautiful! ...Read more
Not certain: I wonder what the odor is like? Sometimes infections can cause odors. ...Read more
Manage varicose vein: Varicocele is most like a varicose vein, a dilated venous structure in the scrotal sac rather than in the leg. Compression is a management tool, but does not solve the problem. They are mostly benign, ie don't add risk to your health. If you have an associated inguinal hernia, then repair hernia and have varicocele resected at the same time. ...Read more
You Can't: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective and fda approved treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. To find a provider in your area go to www. Cynosure. Com. ...Read more
Diminish: Once you have them, it is impossible to eliminate, but dermatologist can help you to decrease prominence. ...Read more
You: You can use ultherapy. Ultherapy is fairly new and fda approved. It is a non-surgical, non-invasive procedure that uses high powered ultrasound waves with the body's own natural healing process to lift, tone, and tighten loose skin under the chin. We have achieved great results with this procedure. ...Read more
Only surgery works: Unfortunately the apron is caused by the innermost layer of skin, the dermis, actually enlarging, so after weight loss the skin has emptied out but there is no way to tighten it back up without surgically removing the excess. It won't "tighten back up". If the weight loss was intentional, though, then he is to be commended of losing it. ...Read more
Any way to rid of a hemaroid? Not painful etc. Or no way to get rid of it without painful surgery
Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a bowel movement. Treated at home by avoiding constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber (fruits, vegetables, Metamucil), avoid junk foods, warm bath soaks. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. ...Read more
What causes fat lymphomas, how do you get rid of them without surgery and how to prevent getting more?
Lipomas?: If you are talking about lipomas, the benign fatty tumors that some people get, then we are not sure what causes them. There is no way to get rid of them without surgery and unfortunately they often come back when they are removed. We also do not know of a way to prevent you from getting more of them. ...Read more
How did a get gout? I had ft surgery and pain didn't subside found out I have gout. How can I get rid of it?
You just do not get gout. It is a clinical condition of which the uric acid level in your system is high and settles in a joint. Most common is big toe. This may be where you had the surgery. If you become dehydrated or have too much to drink of alcohol this can precipitate. This can be controlled with diet and medication
Best wishes. See your doctor ...Read more
Recently removed stiches. Will I get rid of these stich marks? What should I do for it? Had surgery on face. Marks make face ugly.
I have too much foreskin, but I like having foreskin. Is there a surgery that can only get rid of the extra foreskin I don't want?
Plastic or urology: Seek an opinion from a plastic surgeon, or urologist, or both. It may be possible, if you really want to preserve the foreskin. Certainly there are plastic cosmetic procedures for female external genitalia, so it's worth seeking help. Good luck. ...Read more
How can I get rid on my pterydium. I had excession surgery 3 months ago but it so sad after 1 month it regrowth again. What I have to do?
Unfortunately, this condition can return even after surgery to remove the abnormal growth. Other than avoiding excessive sun and wind, repeat surgery is most likely indicated, esp. If it's interfering with your vision.
Here's a helpful link: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002006/. ...Read more
Gynecomastia: This could be the result of your body making too much estradiol and not enough testosteron. There are medications that can decrease the amount of estradiol in your body. You should seek evaluation by someone who specializes in male hormone balancing. Once this is corrected, surgery may or may not be needed depending JN the amount of breast tissue you have. ...Read more
If scar is big and: And unsightly then a surgical revision would be the best option. Less of a scar can become better with time. Some mds give retinal a ointment to help. ...Read more
21 y/o male with gyno and puffy nipples? Even if I get surgery how will I get rid of the puffy nipples?
Puffy nipples: In the operation I would remove the sub areolar breast bud tissue to allow a more flatter appearance... ...Read more
No, but...: Heel spurs rarely need to be removed. They are responsible for pain perhaps 1% of the time. They are not on the weightbearing surface of the heel and represent a calcification of the plantar fascia. Most times the pain is plantar fasciitis, which cna be treated successfully 95% of the time by non-surgical methods. ...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
Splints.: There are some splints that can be worn, but as a general rule they won't "get rid" of the problem, just offer a treatment for it. ...Read more
Difficult: Can be impossible, plastic surgery may or may not modify scars appearance. Dermatologist can help at early stage of scar formation and cosmetic additives can mask it. Go for evaluation to plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Corn/callus: To permanently remove a corn, surgery usually is the only option. In my experience surgery involves removing the offended bony prominence. On many occasions I would make a an adequate orthotic and offload the corn where it was reduced enough that the patient did not require the surgery. I do not recommend the corn removers bc it might debride the skin down to the bone and possible create an infec. ...Read more
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