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Is there any treatment for hairy nevus.?

Is there any treatment for hairy nevus.?

Often no Rx best: It depends on the case. Even good plastic surgery is likely to disfigure. When these are excised, they tend to grow back because they originate in the deep nerves and are resupplied with cells from there. Ask ten of your real friends whether to try to remove it or leave it alone. You'll be surprised. Invite folks to touch it for good luck. ...Read more

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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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Is there any easier treatment for freckles?

Is there any easier treatment for freckles?

Freckles: Freckles don't need to be treated. However they can be treated with a ndyag q switched laser. I have successfully removed 1000's of freckles from redheads with irish ancestry that don't want them. It is important to be sure they are truly freckles and not dysplastic nevi. Some people think that their dysplastic nevi ( abnormal moles) are freckles because they are flat . See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for vitiligo?

Is there any treatment for vitiligo?

Vitiligo: There are treatment options best discussed with a dermatologist who has treated it. Ask around in your community of your hospital can refer you to one also. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for hemosidiroses?

Is there any treatment for hemosidiroses?

Difficult. Phlebotom: Hemosiderosis is a serious disease where iron deposits into various organ tissues causing destruction if tissue and disease. The disease depends on where the iron is depositing. Common areas are the lungs causing pulmonary hypertension, the liver causing cirrhosis, the pancreas causing diabetes. Rx is geared toward removing iron (phlebotomy, chelation), and treating the organ diseased. ...Read more

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Is there any homeopathic treatment for neurocutaneous melanosis?

Is there any homeopathic treatment for neurocutaneous melanosis?

Homeopathy: Homeopathy is an older treatment method, where small amounts of a substance that produce a symptom, are used to treat the symptom in microscopic amounts. Homeopathy is very popular in europe and is still in use all over the world. Homeopathy is symptom based and they do not "treat" named diseases. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for leukemia?

Is there any treatment for leukemia?

Many treatments!: Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells, and the person needs a workup that includes special lab tests to determine the exact subtype of leukemia--that will drive the selection of therapy. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for androgenic alopecia?

Is there any treatment for androgenic alopecia?

Hair Restoration: I agree with dr. Pollard -- but there has been success with Minoxidil topically as well as with finasteride. Hair transplants can work well. We are working on a variety of hair restoration topical sprays and techniques that have shown promise as well....But the official answer for now is: minoxidil, finasteride, and hair transplants. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for scabies?

Is there any treatment for scabies?

Yes: It requires effort to get rid of scabies. 1st, you ; all members of your household need to be treated. Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating scabies. 2nd, clean (ie. Hot water in machine) clothes, bedding ; towels you've come in contact w). There may be things like pillows that can’t go in the wash. Place them in a big plastic bag ; tie it up. Keep it in there for 48 hours because. ...Read more

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Is there any new treatment for schyzofrenia?

Is there any new treatment for schyzofrenia?

Schizophrenia: When i was a psychiatry resident many years ago, we only had drug options that caused many side effects. There have been many new atypical antipsychotic medications on the market which help with both positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia and have an improved side effect profile. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for vertiligo?

Vitiligo : Vitiligo (vit-ih-li-go) is a condition in which your skin loses melanin, the pigment that determines the color of your skin, hair and eyes. Here is info at mayo clinic for your review: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/vitiligo/ds00586. ...Read more

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Is there any possible treatment for leiomyosarcoma?

Is there any possible treatment for leiomyosarcoma?

Yea: If resectable, then remove it. If a large size, consider postoperative radiation and chemotherapy to reduce the risk of recurrence. If metastatic, there are several chemo drugs which can shrink the tumors. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for nail psoriasis?

Is there any treatment for nail psoriasis?

Yes: The best treatment is to discontinue tobacco use as that makes psoriasis worse. Biologics such as enbrel, humira, strattera (atomoxetine) can be very effective. ...Read more

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Is there any breakthrough treatment for glioblastoma anywhere?

Is there any breakthrough treatment for glioblastoma anywhere?

Not yet.: Please contact the american brain tumor association for current trials. If you mean "cure" the answer is unfortunately - not yet. Here the link http://www.Abta.Org/. ...Read more

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Keratosis pilaris is there any treatment for it?

Keratosis pilaris is there any treatment for it?

KP tx: There are some rx meds, but this condition is a skin type, not a disease. It is not cureable. I like the otc/beauty line by dermadoctor called kp duty. The keys of treatment are exfolliation and emollients. If otc doesn't help i would consider seeing the doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any permanent cure for vitiligo/skin pigmentation?

Is there any permanent cure for vitiligo/skin pigmentation?

No: Since we don't know what is causing it, there is no permanent solution. UVB-NB phototherapy may help in some cases. ...Read more

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Is there any medical treatment for hiv's?

Is there any medical treatment for hiv's?

HIV Medicines: There are lots of medications you can take to treat HIV and new ones are being discovered each year. The medications treat hiv, they don't cure it, but they are highly effective in keeping your immune system strong and letting you lead a normal life. While years ago people used to take lots of pills to treat hiv, there are many new options (even one pill once a day). See a HIV specialist! ...Read more

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Is there a cure (or treatments) for trichoepitheliomas?

Is there a cure (or treatments) for trichoepitheliomas?

There is a treatment: and it is best found with a Board Certified Dermatologist with a subspecialty of MICROSURGERY' Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more