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I have blue sclera in my right eye only.. It has been blue since i was born. I have no other symptoms. Is there any treatment for it?

I have blue sclera in my right eye only.. It has been blue since i was born. I have no other symptoms. Is there any treatment for it?

NO: The sclerae appears blue when it is thin. What makes it appear that way is the deep layer within the eye, called the choroid. This layer is between the retina and sclera, is dark and vascular, but makes the thin sclera appear blue. ...Read more

Sclera (Definition)

The sclera is the white hard covering of the eye. It creates the actual "eye ball" and is made out of dense connective tissue. The conjunctiva is a thin, clear ...Read more


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My 2 year old has 2-3 small grey/blue spots on his sclera in both eyes since born, will he grow out of it? Was told common and ok, but I worry

My 2 year old has 2-3 small grey/blue spots on his sclera in both eyes since born, will he grow out of it? Was told common and ok, but I worry

Normal: Just like our skin the sclera can have pigment changes as well. These changes may or may not change over the course of your child's life. It does not affect the vision. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the herbal treatment for weak erection?

Can you please tell me about the herbal treatment for weak erection?

None: There are none that are effective. They are many available that are worthless and a waste of your money. Lose weight, exercise, avoid alcohol and tobacco and certain drugs, but don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Herbal treatment to increase female sex drive?

Herbal treatment to increase female sex drive?

None proven: Unfortunately, there are no peer-reviewed trials supporting use of any herbs or supplements to increase libido or sex drive in either women or men. Pharmaceutical companies are looking at various forms of testosterone for women but are currently stymied by side effects (which can be mitigated by adjusting doses). Compounding pharmacies can formulate something just for you (under md/do supervision). ...Read more

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Will herbal treatment still work on depression?

Will herbal treatment still work on depression?

Not the best: St. John's wort is the only studied herbal treatment for mild depression. No other herbal or supplemental medication has shown efficacy. Of course, st. John's wort has its own issues in that it lowers the levels of certain medications and dosingnp is three times a day. Antidepressants and therapy have greater efficacy. ...Read more

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Can chinese herbal medicine be used as cancer treatment?

Can chinese herbal medicine be used as cancer treatment?

I would encourage: Standard medical treatment for malignancies. Some TCM treatments might be helpful as adjunct, but would discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Blue Gray Sclera (Definition)

Blue-gray sclera refers to a bluish-gray color of the whites of the eyes. This may be normal or seen in medical conditions ...Read more


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