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How Can A Senior With Mild Dementia Safely Use Ointment For Eye Infection
With HELP: This an important area of concern; and will only get greater. Diminished capacity + powerful compounds is truly dangerous. The caregiver should be the acting adult. Maintain dignity of your patient by clear explanation to both, after both have been invited into the exam room. Neither leave the pt. Out nor be less than complete as you say & write necessary info. On your stationery (4 contact, etc). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I'm a diabetic with neuropathy and glaucoma. In which i take meds for each. Is there a natural drug i can use daily to help with erections.
I have nocturnal lagophthamalos. Will I have to treat with a lubricating eye gel indefinitely to help with the moderate dry eye symptoms?
Helpful: If your eyes drift apart at night during sleep, there is considerable corneal drying ; subsequent irritation that results. Sometimes scarring, ulceration, blurriness, or even loss of vision can occur. Intensive lubrication at night with an tear ointment base product works best. Sleep goggles are useful. Seeing an eye md for an evaluation of your eyelids for possible surgical tightening may help. ...Read more
For evaporative dry eyes, please share a a good artificial tear eye drop your customers have used successfully.How often & how long you can use?Thanks
Optive PF: Allergan’s optive is newer more techy dry eye drop that is economical since the bottle lasts for six months after it is opened. But i usually tell patients try different ones and see which works the best for you. Use it as often as needed. Oasis tears plus is also a high tech drop but it needs to be used over 2 months for results. Also talk to your ophthalmologist about punctal plugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is pedislone(for crohns)contraindicated for cloromenphenicol for conjunctivitis as in uk one can buy it without a prescription ?
Is chiropractic care appropriate for a 5 and 2 year old? Can it help to resolve frequent ear infections in the older child? What are risk/benefits?
No: Chiropractic is not usually recommended for young children and can not treat infections. Young children are growing and developing and may be seriously injured by manipulations designed for adults. Most chiropractors do not have specialized training in pediatrics. I would recommend seeing your pediatrician and getting appropriate treatment for the ear infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the use of haloperidol (for delirium) or hydromorphone (for pain) mask an elderly pt's ability to respond to antibiotic treatment for suspected sepsis and probable pneumonia?
How to treat with a little mental retardation left as after effects of bacterial meningitis? how can I help myself? any therapy? any medication?
Time will tell: Even after the best therapy, bacterial meningitis may leave some permanent or long term effects which may improve over time. The key is to have patience , and to optimize your health with a diet and exercise. After all, your body has been affected by what one may consider to be a "typhoon" or "tornado". In such areas of the world, it will take time to rebuild- this goes the same for your brain. ...Read more
Happens often: In the care of well trained physicians this is done all the time with success. People who suffer retinal detachments are seldom professional athletes at the peak of health.Management of complicated patients are what it takes them so long to train. ...Read more
Pls tell me a lotion or cream which can be used during chickenpox (to apply in the body) for a 3 years old child?
How many days can you use xibrom for simple eye inflammation. Is there a generic version. Can it be use on one eye only.
Is there a limit on how many times I can use my eye drops throughout the day? They are plain "eye wetting" drops for contacts & says use as needed.
Probably not: Unless the package is marked that it can be used in the eye, it is best not used for that purpose. There are plenty of eye products in pharmacies that have been cleared for eye use. ...Read more
What is the best kind of non-prescription daily moisturizer with sun-screen in it for people with minor rosacea to use?
Can a woman with poor eyesight -5 in both eyes join a swimming course? As she will not able to use spectacles or contact lens during swimming.
Azole cream better: Gentian violet is an old fashioned, messy, and not very effective treatment for vaginal yeast (thrush) infections. If not professionally diagnosed, see a doctor. If you've had yeast before and symptoms are typical, try an over-the-counter yeast cream; look for active ingredient ending in "azole" (miconazole, teraconazole, etc). Any of these will be more effective and faster than gentian violet. ...Read more
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