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Natural Treatment Inflamed Airways
What type of diagnostics are available to identify cartilage inflammation? Possible inflamed trachea, scared endoscopy will detrimentally inflame
Inflammation from your meibomian glands cause eyelid margin thickness. Is thickness from chronic inflammation permanent? Can damaged mg's regenerate?
None are reliable: The only cure for allergies is allergy shots. Allergy can be treated by avoiding what you are allergic to (e.g., cats), antihistamines or prescription nasal sprays. There is no evidence that "natural" treatments work and sometimes, they may make allergies worse. ...Read more
Possibly: There is no absolute yes or no answer. Immunotherapy, which can either be with allergy shots or allergy drops addresses the fact that your body is making antibodies to allergic proteins. There are people that go on allergy shots and their symptoms go away and never come back. However, that is not always the case. All medications do is treat symptoms. Medicine is not a cure for allergies. ...Read more
Dx w Perioral Dermatitis Eyes even swollen. Stopped Asmanex (4 asthma)hoping 2 abate acute inflammation. Is steroid inhalers only maintenance option?
Neti pots can: reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup distilled lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in a.m. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the cause: If your symptoms are from an infection, you may need an antibiotic. However, many of these are due to a virus and won't improve with antibiotics. If you have only had symptoms for a couple of days i would wait to see if it resolves on its own. If it has been there closer to a week, see your doctor and consider an antiobiotic. Allergies would best be treated with nasal steroids such as flonase. ...Read more
If antibiotic resistance develops in treatment for Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis, what are remaining treatment options?
Different antibiotic: The mainstay in the treatment of chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP) is the use of oral antimicrobial agents. The most effective medications are fluoroquinolones and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMZ). In cases where antibiotics do not clear up the infection or there is recurrence, surgery may remove a nidus (nest) of infection. ...Read more
Heard that fractional laser treatments help improve skin by removing layers of skin. The healing process restores growth to damaged areas. True?
Different lasers: Fractional lasers may be ablative (remove tissue) or non-ablative (heat tissue). The technology was designed to reduce recovery time and risks of traditional co2 lasers by creating small zones of injury with adjacent tissue to heal the area (like spot welding or pixels). Co2 lasers take 10 days to heal and red lasts 3 months. Ablative fractional takes 3-4 days to heal with 3-4 weeks of redness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Is wet cupping therapy or medicinal bleeding effective for the treatment of nasal allergy and asthma?
No: Bleeding was prevalent among some practitioners in the us in the late 1700's and early 1800's but abandoned.Cupping was often used with respiratory illnesses until the early 1940's. It is still used occasionally by non- physicians. There is no proven medical benefit for either and significant patient injury is an occasional complication. ...Read more
Chronic Neurogenic inflammation in skin after allergic reaction. What is the treatment to stop this inflammatn?
Large Intestine gets inflamed, red due to Turmeric (used for external Piles)enter in intestine, After Cleaning, Is this Self Treated or need Medicines?
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
If nasonex (mometasone) doesn't help fix the nasal congestion what are alternative solutions, i suffer from reduced airways resulting from middle turbinate swelling?
Can piriton help with non allergic rhinitis where the only symptoms is nasal inflammation and excess need for throat clearing ?
Usually not: But if it dose , then your problem is not non-allergic rhinitis. Nasal antihistamine (azelastine etc) may be helpful. I suspect that you do have an allergic rhinitis given the presence of asthma. Perhaps you need another consultation especially if the non-allergic rhinitis was made based on blood test alone. ...Read more
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