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Inflamed Pinguecula Treatment
Red inflamed inner upper eye lid for 2 week disposable contacts wearer. See red bump and white bump. Possible causes? OTC treatments? prescription treatments?
Possible stye: it's possible that you have a stye has developed on your eyelid. Try using warm compresses for 15 to 20 min 2-4 times daily and lid scrubs. This may allow the eyelid gland to open and drain. If no improvement you may need antibiotics or possibly steroids to help, which would require an eye exam. I would avoid wearing contact lenses while elevation is still present. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A pinguecula is a raised area of conjunctiva, either nasally or temporally, that is related to uv exposure. In most cases, this condition is managed conservatively, with topical lubricating drops and occasionally topical steroids. However, if the pinguecula is severe, then it can be surgically excised. There is a risk of recurrence, ...Read more
Inflammation from your meibomian glands cause eyelid margin thickness. Is thickness from chronic inflammation permanent? Can damaged mg's regenerate?
Pituitary gland: How do u know your gland is inflamed? Did u have a ct scan or mri? Do you have pituitary symptoms such a galactorrhea? Are u under the care of a doc who ordered an imaging study? Corticosteroids have been suggested but have not proven effective. Hormone therapy as needed is used. Sometimes surgery is required if gland presses other structures or stops making needed hormones. See endocrinologist. ...Read more
Sebaceous glands: Neither treatment is specific for sebaceous glands. A co2 resurfacing laser (or dermabrasion) can destroy the tops of the glands, but is an aggressive treatment. Individual glands can be shaved flat for cosmetic purposes. Accutane therapy will shrink sebaceous glands but needs to be carefully monitored by your dermatologist with blood tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lateral canthus on left eye inflamed w/white speckles. Area consistent with lacrimal gland seems inflamed too. No firm surface, just bulging. Cancer?
Tuborous sclerosis. Which insurance covers laser treatment for angiofibromas? Best treatments for angiofibromas? Laser treatment is ineffective.
Angiofibromad: There are three main types of treatment for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: hormone therapy, radiation therapy and surgery. Hormone therapy involves the use of a drug called flutamide, which acts by blocking testosterone receptors. The activity of this drug is further evidence for a hormonal cause for the condition. Treatment with Flutamide can shrink tumors by more than 40 percent. ...Read more
Chslazion: The steroid injection is for anti inflammatory action.The disease itself involves the meibomian glands.No worry from the steroid injection. ...Read more
No such thing: Uveitis is a serious inflammation inside the eye which can cause vision loss and other problems. This should not be treated with "natural" products which will no work and can prevent your progress to the ophthalmologist who can given you what are in fact effective prescription medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Quck evaluation: Inflammation can be primary or secondary. The effects can be minor or lead to chronic corneal edema, cataract, glaucoma or combinations. It can cause non recoverable blindness and chronic severe pain. It needs immediate evaluation and focused treatment by an ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: Is the burn recent? Then use vaseline or Aquaphor. If it is fully healed but still red, the steroid may be useful. ...Read more
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