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How Well Does Gestrinone Work Compared To The Other Treatments
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
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
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
What Other Treatments Is Good For Chondromalacia. I Tried Therapy and Injections. But They Didn't Work. ?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tighten skin : There are many options depending on your skin color. IPL, etc. Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more
Are there any OTC mole removal treatments or home remedies that work well for removing moles? This is for cosmetic reasons.
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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