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Doctor insights on: How Well Does Gestrinone Work Compared To The Other Treatments

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Does ipl treatments work well?

Does ipl treatments work well?

IPL: IPL can be an effective therapy for certain skin conditions. Be sure to have your skin evaluated by a board certified dermatologist. ...Read more

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I did the harvoni treatment for hep c how well does it work?

I did the harvoni treatment for
 hep c how well does it work?

90% - for type 1: Early studies claim a >90% cure rate for HepatitisC genotype 1. As with all studies and new drugs, time will tell as more and more studies will come out in the near future. ...Read more

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How well does microdermabrasion work for acne treatment?

How well does microdermabrasion work for acne treatment?

Scars/ imperfections: Microdermabrasion can be used to improve the look of acne scars. It exfoliates outer layers of dead skin. There are newer techniques available that are more popular. If you are looking for treatment of acne- recommend a visit to your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are some treatments that work good for psoriaes ?

What are some treatments that work good for psoriaes ?

See a dermatologist: It all depends on how extensive the disease is. There are varoius treatments available. A good dermatologist can review these with you. ...Read more

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Does velashape (cellulite treatment) work well?

Does velashape (cellulite treatment) work well?

Not particularly: The treatments should only be considered of limited benefit, and may only be temporary. ...Read more

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What are the some treatments of post-traumatic stress disorder and how well do they work?

What are the some treatments of post-traumatic stress disorder and how well do they work?

PTSD treatment: Medications combined with psychotherapy, and emdr=emdr is most specifically made for ptsd and is very efficient. ...Read more

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Is pdt treatment for numerous facial actinic kerotosis well recognized? Will the side effects keep you out of work for an extended time?

Is  pdt treatment for numerous facial actinic kerotosis well recognized?  Will the side effects keep you out of work for an extended time?

PDT effective for AK: Actinic keratoses (ak) are precancerous lesions. When you have many, your dermatologist might recommend field treatment with photodynamic therapy using ala and blue light. Ala is preferentially absorbed by ak's, and when activated with blue light, these cells are preferentially destroyed. Pain and crusting are side effects. Yes, you will need to stay out of the sun for at least 48 hours after. ...Read more

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What Other Treatments Is Good For Chondromalacia. I Tried Therapy and Injections. But They Didn't Work. ?

What Other Treatments Is Good For Chondromalacia. I Tried Therapy and Injections. But They Didn't Work. ?

Bracing, surgery: Depending on the area of involvement, bracing can sometimes be used to" offload" the symptomatic areas. Ultimately, surgery may be a consideration as well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me why after radiation treatment for an over active thyroid the meds still don't work well and can't be regulated?

Can you tell me why after radiation treatment for an over active thyroid the meds still don't work well and can't be regulated?

Not true.: Medications work very well for both overactive and underactive thyroid. Problems with regulation are related to your dosing or to the adequacy of the ablation. Those should be easy to figure out. ...Read more

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I have tried pretty much every medication for my severe depression as well as mood stabilizers. Nothing works what next as far as treatment goes?

I have tried pretty much every medication for my severe depression as well as mood stabilizers. Nothing works what next as far as treatment goes?

Combination rx, ECT: Severe depression unresponsive to the usual meds is called "treatment resistant." strategies include maximizing dosages & "augmenting" with additional meds. Electroconvulsive treatment (ect, "shock treatment") is very effective in extreme cases, esp. If delusions are present. Short of this, i often tell patients that if meds alone haven't worked, try meds plus psychotherapy (safe, often helps). ...Read more

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How well does selenium sulfide in the treatment of persistent, chronic dandruff work?

How well does selenium sulfide in the treatment of persistent, chronic dandruff work?

Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Selenium sulfide should work well but you can also try dandruff shampoos that contains zinc pyrithione, which can reduce the fungus; salicylic acid, which works as a sort of scrub to slough off dead skin; or ketoconazole, which works against a broad array of fungi. See a Dermatologist if these don't work. Take care. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed work well as additional treatments for problems of depression or anxiety?

Does smoking weed work well as additional treatments for problems of depression or anxiety?

No: You are just trading one problem for another. Smoking cannabis brings with it all the problems of smoking tobacco. The "better" feeling you get is just one of intoxication. You are masking your underlying problems not treating them. Many studies now indicate that chronic cannabis use puts you at greater risk for schizophrenia as well. Work with you doctor to find a good mediction for you. ...Read more

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Are there any OTC mole removal treatments or home remedies that work well for removing moles? This is for cosmetic reasons.

Are there any OTC mole removal treatments or home remedies that work well for removing moles? This is for cosmetic reasons.

NO NO NO: You should not remove mole even if possible , always need biopsy ( histological examination ) to make sure is not a malignant skin lesion ( melanoma ). ...Read more

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My daughter was offered grommets for treatment of glue ear. How well do grommets work n what r chances of g. Ear fixing itsself please?

Work well: The grommets, or pe tubes as we call them, work really well. If the thick fluid behind the eardrum has been there a couple of months, then it can cause decreased hearing, speech problems and other middle ear problems. ...Read more

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Where on my body can I receive a captique treatment? Does captique work on the lips and neck areas as well or is it primarily for the face? Could i also receive it to treat the frown lines above my eyebrows?

Where on my body can I receive a captique treatment? Does captique work on the lips and neck areas as well or is it primarily for the face? Could i also receive it to treat the frown lines above my eyebrows?

It's not available: Captique is a hyaluronic acid filler. It is no longer available in the us. Fortunately there are several excellent hyaluronic acid fillers that are available. These include juvederm, Restylane (dermal fillers) and belotero. If you would like to learn more about each of these fillers please check out our blog botox-docs.Com. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment that works well on a leathery sun damaged face? I've worked and played outside for many years and only at 40, i’ve got a dark, wrinkled leathery look to my face, especially my neck. My face looks weathered and I have deep lines on my

Is there a treatment that works well on a leathery sun damaged face? I've worked and played outside for many years and only at 40, i’ve got a dark, wrinkled leathery look to my face, especially my neck. My face looks weathered and I have deep lines on my

Sun : Sun damaged skin, also called dermatoheliosis, is due to the chronic changes of uva and uvb photodamage. There are treatments that can help. First, i would recommend you wear a sunscreen with spf 30 or greater (i use elta md uv clear) in your facial moisturizer every single day. Second, i would visit a dermatologist who might prescribe a combination of Retin-A and the obagi skin care system (or similar system) to help with the texture, tone, and blend the discoloration of the face. Other options might include an ipl treatment, chemical peels, or laser resurfacing but those options are more expensive. ...Read more