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I have subacromial bursitis physio has suggested cortisone injection but as I have had some before which didn't help not sure it will be worth risking?
Would Jaydess or cerelle be the better option for painful endometriosis? Had laparoscopy 2 yrs ago. Also have PCOS
Cerelle: Both cerelle, a progestin only birth control pill containing desogestrel, and Jaydess, an IUD containing levogestrel, will protect against the endometrial hyperplasia that can be associated with PCOS but the cerelle will be more reliably effective in suppressing the endometriosis. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had an ankle effusion for a year now. I have tried PT, anti-inflammatory medications and ice. Should I see a doctor to possibly drain it?
Yes: You should see an ankle specialist like an orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist to get a through review of your care to this point and expert evaluation of the ankle. Draining the fluid may provide some temporary relief or further diagnostic information, but the fluid often comes back. ...Read more
Since april, I have had recurrent vulvar follicutitus (to the point of needing antibiotics twice) would i see an id doc or a dermatologist now?
A dermatologist!: A dermatologist should be able to help with treatment and prevention. ...Read more
How would an opth diagnose Pars Planitis or uveitis?Think I may have it. Have bilateral floaters. Also light sensitivity. Been to 2, no inflammation
Not likely: Azithromycin is an antibiotic that is used primarily to treat respiratory bacterial infections. It is not an ideal antibiotic for urinary tract infections as these are usually caused by a different species of bacteria, one not affected by azithromycin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On Thursday i was told i need a dye injected to see if a microaneurysm has healed. If not, might i require laser surgery?
Wait: Wait for the results, then the DR will give you all your options. ...Read more
Had surgery 5 mo ago for meniscus tear. Still having complications - should doc order MRI or continue with injections such as cortisone & euflexxa?
Knee Problems : You mention that you had meniscus surgery, but also note that you have had cortisone and euflexxa injections. Why ? At age 35 you are young to have degenerative changes. Complications covers a lot of things and usually implies that things didn't go as planned. If you have pre-existing arthritis then you are going to need to deal with that. Are you overweight? Really we need more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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What r possible treatments of vasomotor rhinitis?Pls can u advice all poss treatm if poss?
Been to ENT but he was not helpful, nhs isnt v.Good in uk
Depends: Usually an optical coherence tomogram is performed annually, but exceptions apply, particularly if a significant clinical status of the eye has changed and a measurement is needed. An example in inflammatory glaucomas is macular edema, where an oct of the macula is performed, or if the optic nerve head has edema or significantly more notching or thinning. Changes in oct data useful for treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Been treated for hypogonadisim over the past 2 years but want to confirm my treatment. Should i see an endocrinologist or another urologist?
Had had sinus infection post-flu since Jan. Antibiotx not stopping it. What conservative treatments can ENT offer? Any home remedies I can try yet?
Does someone who thinks they may have brachioradialis see a doctor? Has had this pain for 2-3 weeks
Exam: Do you mean bracioradilais pain/tendonits?- defintely get it checked, xrays and treated. ...Read more
I have 2-3 bites/spots that have gotten infected. I've been treating with Polysporin. I would like to see if they require treatment with antibiotics.
I agree w/UR concern: ...but this HealthTap forum only permits us to answer your question, not to examine or treat you. To procure those health functions, a visit to your primary provider is recommended. ...Read more
Would planter facitis ever clear up if I have fibromylgia as foot doctor said an op may not work?
Fibromyalgia: Alot of doctors don't like to operate on pts with fibromyalgia since those patients have low tolerance for pain and usually high expectations for spectacular yet unachievable surgical results. Together the two are a recipe for worsening both conditions. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If you have collar bone pain for 4 weeks could it be from torn ligaments? Had CT and it was negative. Had steroid injections with no relief
Yes possibly with a : History(hx) of an accident or injury to that part of the body. Otherwise you might be having referred pain from a cause in the neck/spine. Any numbness/tingling in fingers/arms etc, or a hx of injury to the neck even in distant past (long ago). You might benefit from a MRI of the c spine, if the hx suggests. ...Read more
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