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Keloid Treatment In Ayurveda
Homeopathy: Although some of my colleagues consider this unscientific, there are studies using homeopathy with people suffering from psoriasis. And these studies are positive. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/19192019 and http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17544862 conventional treatment dose not always work, and these are alternatives. Mindfulness meditation has also shown + results in psoriasis. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more
Along with chemo: Ayurvedic treatments include several other measures to purify body eliminate 'dosham' the bad sap out of body for the cure., not just drinking cow's urine. First to continue the chemotherapy with the oncologist , then you want to supplement it is ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doubtful: Ganglion is a synovial cyst arising from a joint or tendon sheath. It is a physical structure with connection to the joint by a neck with a pseudo-valve. Medication is not going to eliminate it, usually a surgical resection required. Aspiration is an option but has low success rate. Only requires treatment if symptomatic. ...Read more
Surgical : Depending upon depth, extent location skin color, skin type, will determine what the best choice is for any individual scar situation. ...Read more
Derm.: Argon laser not usually utilized for hypertrophic acne scarring. Successful treatment of acne scarring requires not only an understanding of appropriate treatments for different scar types, but also skilled execution of the procedure by the physician. See a cosmetic dermatologist for best evaluation. ...Read more
It depends: Treatment depends what's causing the hair loss. If genetic male pattern hair loss, results may be poor although some benefit from minoxidil, etc ; hair transplants. If from hypothyroidism, hair growth may recover gradually as thyroid balance recovers. Homeopathy is not intended as a direct treatment for hair loss, but does strengthen a person's natural vitality -- and can help alopecia areata. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Sure can : It definitely can. But using an anti-parasitic prescription can be very useful. ...Read more
Collaborative care: People with microcephaly generally have complex problems that come along with the size of their heads. Homeopathy will not alter the microcephaly itself, but may well help seizures and behavioral problems that the person also has. I would suggest teamwork between a good family physician, neurologist, and experienced homeopath in working with such a person over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not: Ayurvedic treatment not good for anything. It useless. It based on primitive superstitions & fallacies without a lick of scientific evidence. The only people who benefit from ayurvedic medicine the worried well for whom it placebo, and the practitioners who only too happy to relieve their clients of hard-earned cash. ...Read more
Can someone suggest the best place for treatment of glossopharyngeal neuralgia in India? Any place with proven successful treatment cases?
Depends: If you have a perforation with drainage, sometimes just local antibiotic drops will resolve the problem. If the drainage has a foul smell, you may have a cyst of skin called a cholesteatoma and that requires surgical removal. Csom is a generic term. Therefore, ask your otologist exactly what the problem is and why he/she thinks surgery is necessary. ...Read more
Alternative: This is an alternative type (hindu) treatment system which is not generally accepted by the medical community. I doubt that you will find that answer here, but who knows? You might. I would recommend you "google" the term. ...Read more
Many options: Seek evaluation by a reputable facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist. Depending on the depth of the scars, discoloration, presence of active acne, etc there might be different treatment plans recommended. Assuming no active acne, treatment options include peels, laser treatments, dermabrasion, etc. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is home ipl treatment ( philips) effective for facial hair removal due to pcos in fair Asian skin with black hair? Is the treatment permanent?Risk?
Yes: It is effective but you could get a burn from the treatment ...Read more
Genesis laser is bes: Depending on the depth, and size of your scar, if it's more superficial, and like chicken pox scar will do very well with a yag laser (like genesis) in filling in the scar area naturally with collagen by stimulating the fibroblasts to lay down more collagen. It's painless compared to the fraxel-type laser. Get a second opinion from a doctor in your area, who's doing it, and have them show you pix. ...Read more
We don't really know: Why someone gets a keloid. There needs to be some sort of injury or reason for irritation in a person with that tendency. Treatments include, steroid injection, pressure therapy, excision, and radiation. Discuss this with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the causes of keloids in a 5yr girl.what are the treatment options.it started in 2 mnth now .thanks?
See Your Doctor: Keloids are caused by benign overgrowth of tissue of the skin following injuries eg. cuts, surgical scars, & more. Occurs more commonly in darker-skinned people; causes cosmetic deformity over area of a healing skin wound.Treatment is challenging: cortisone injections, surgery, laser, pressure & more with varying success. See doctor for correct diagnosis and possible referral to a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Multiple options: Treatment depends upon the exact nature of the scar, its location and what prior treatments have been tried. Options may be as simple as injections of medicines that "dissolve" scar tissue to surgical removal of the scar followed by use of radiation treatments that help prevent recurrence. Compression of the scar, if feasible, can also improve it and is often used after surgery. ...Read more
Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more
How can I prevent keloid from forming? Is there any medication or treatment that can prevent keloids from forming? This is for a child.
Information: Keloids always occur as a result of inflammation with some type of scab such as with pimples from any cause, or scratches, or surgical wounds. Pressure with or without silicone may help. Sometimes topical seroids can help in older children (late teens), injectable steroids may be of value. There are severl over the counter preparations which also help. The is no 100% preventive measure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am suffering from keloids on my skin, their number increasing rapidly.Please suggest me the treatment for permanent cure of keloids?
No permanent cure: Good treatents are available but unfortunately there isn't a permanent cure for keloids. They are a result of abnormal scar healing caused by trauma or injury to the skin. Common causes are surgery, cuts, ear piercings, shaving, but can also result from acne breakouts and insect bites. Avpid itching, rubbing, scratching, or anything that can cause irritation of the keloid which makes it worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a keloid on my back. 8 months ago I got shots to make it shrink. It got smaller but is back and painful or itchy. What is the best treatment?
Repeat injections: Intralesion corticosteroid injection, such as triamcinilone, remain the most effective non-surgical treatment for keloids and are also fo benefit to prevent new keloid formation following surgical removal. Most likely your keloid is back because the injection treatment was stopped once a good response was noted but before the keloid had been fully treated. Additional injections may be needed. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Is there any treatment for keloid scars? Or medication to ease rhe pain, they are very painful, like electrical discharges. I have them on my back.
Can you tell me good treatment for keloid scaring, but is there any evidence that solu-medrol (methylprednisone) i.M can help reduce the look of them?
Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (usually for earlobe keloids in combination with surgery.) we have had good luck with surgery and steroid injections and that is generally my recommended treatment. See a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss the option in your case. ...Read more
Can you tell me some good treatment for keloid scaring, but is there any evidence that solu-medrol (methylprednisone) i.m can help reduce the look of them?
Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (usually for earlobe keloids in combination with surgery.) We have had good luck with surgery and steroid injections and that is generally my recommended treatment. See a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss the options in your case. ...Read more
What is a "PEMP"?: See a dermatologist if you are serious about reducing a keloid. Nothing without a dr's help will be effective for a significant keloid. ...Read more
Usually covered: Depends on procedure used and the DR's attitude. It is usually such a simple procedure that I charge only for brief office visit. Responses, number of treatments, and specific types of treatment vary. ...Read more
What treatment for keloids has a least chance of regrowth?Concerned with getting it as small as possible with a low chance of growing back not removal
Keloids: Depending on the size of the keloid you I tend to excise them and/or inject with steroid. I personally have ablated keloids with an Erbium and CO2 laser but without much long term success. Fractional CO2 for a smaller keloid or hypertrophic scar may be beneficial, but if it is fairly large I'd excise it. Good luck ...Read more
I have keloids on my chest. They are painful + growing. Past effective treatment combined steroid shots + laser. What should I do now?
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