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Lacrimal Gland Inflammation Treatment
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Inflammation from your meibomian glands cause eyelid margin thickness. Is thickness from chronic inflammation permanent? Can damaged mg's regenerate?
Chslazion: The steroid injection is for anti inflammatory action.The disease itself involves the meibomian glands.No worry from the steroid injection. ...Read more
Sialendoscopy: Noninvasive technique to remove salivary gland stones. The tiny lighted scopes are inserted into the gland's opening to visualize the salivary duct system and locate the stone. Then, micro instruments are used, and the surgeon can remove the stone relieving the blockage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
The inner stye/ chalazions cause permanent damage to the meibomian glands? do the inflammed gland regain their function after healing?or atrophy?
Probably permanent: There is tremendous redundancy in these glands so that loss of a few makes no difference. The body's response to an inflamed gland is to attack the inflammation which almost certainly destroys that particular gland. Mild inflammation without a pus filled pocket probably allows recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Since it is a pair of male exocrine glands (also called Cowper's glands) existing inside pelvic floor muscle right near both sides of verumontanum, the symptoms of its inflammation becomes somewhat obscure so not manifest as obvious and as often as those of Bartholin's glands in the females. Of course, some pain at anterior part of perineum with some burning voiding, etc. ...Read more
Can hoshimotos automimmune disease of the thyroid make the submandibular glands enlarged? Or any salivary glands enlarged?
Urinary retention: If you are currently in retention and can't pee at all, go to the er. Immediate treatment choices include a bladder catheter that stays in, or passing a catheter in and out a few times a day to empty. Chronic retention needs a urologic work up to determine cause - is it an obstructed bladder, or is the bladder not working? Treatment varies depending on the underlying cause. See your urologist! ...Read more
Parotid spasm: The parotid gland is on of the large glands that makes saliva. The duct or tube that drains it secretes saliva into the mouth from the cheek oposite the second molar. I that tube is blocked or partially blocked, the gland spasms as it tries to secrete the saliva. The tube can be swollen from an inflammatory process or there could be a stone, it could be from dehydration, or it could be from tumor. ...Read more
What is treatment or medicines for primary meibomian glands dysfunction (mgd)? Mgd is same like dry eye or causes of dry eye ?
Yes: Absolutely. There are specific clinical signs we see on exam such as early tear break up time. Please visit an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
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