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Naturalis Xanthelasma Treatment
I have uncomplicated Xanthelasma on both lower eye lids. Looking for non surgical treatment in NJ preferably using TCA. Anyone know of any NJ doctors?
Are you sure?: In my experience, xanthelasma are uncommon on the lower lids. Have you seen an ophthalmologist for evaluation? You should. ...Read more
Of course: Despite the pop wisdom, the correlation between xanthelasma (fatty deposits near the eyes) and having high cholesterol is only slight. Anecdotally, I've had two friends whose xanthelasma has disappeared when they undertook fitness training, but this is hardly science. Best wishes. ...Read more
NO: There are treatments at a dermatologist office, usually scraping off the deposits, leaving scabs which heal in 10 days. More important you need a blood test to measure cholesterol, ldl, hdl, and triglycerides. Then you should probably lose weight, exercise more, take a chewable baby aspirin, and begin a statin pill to reduce your risk of stroke or heart disease. Your blood pressure should be about. ...Read more
Wart remover: I wouldn't use a wart remover on xanthelasma. ...Read more
I have xanthelasma. It firstly appeared on right eye but now it is appearing on left eye. Is there any medicine that I can use to remove them??
No: Surgical excision is the only way to get rid of xanthelasma. This can be done in the office. ...Read more
I am a 60 year old who has xanthelasma on both upper eye lids that is white/yellowish patch about the size of a cashew. What can do to remove it?
I have a yellow mark on my eyelid...I've googled and it says xanthelasma, and it indicates heart disease :- (and heart attack looming. I'm 33?
Perhaps: Wouldn't it be simple if you could just go to the internet and become a physician. That what the insurance companies would like you to do! If, what you have concerns you, might I suggest a consultation with a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or family physician to see exactly what that yellow mark is? ...Read more
Several: Ed is treated depending on the cause, for example, if your testosterone is low, than replacing testosterone (there are rx creams) will help. If it is generalized ed from "aging" with underlying hypertension or diabetes, the rx meds can be very beneficial (viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) cialis). If needed, there are also surgical options available. Discuss with your dr for the best option for you. ...Read more
most hemorrhoids can be treated with simple changes to diet and bowel habits.
Fixative procedures include tying off the hemorrhoids with a rubber band or using heat, lasers, or electric current to create scar tissue (coagulation therapy).
surgical removal of hemorrhoids.
Some we mix both methods. ...Read more
Fibroid treatment: Exablate involves no surgery (uses MRI & us). The patient is sedated with pain medication, but is conscious, and so she can be treated outside of the hospital. Since some patients have reported successful pregnancy afterward, it may be a good option for women of childbearing age. While it is more costly up front, patients report few adverse events, and may have decreased costs over the long term. ...Read more
Depends. . .: If you have sinus congestion due to allergies, try avoiding allergen. If you can't, then you may want to consider saline nasal wash, an otc antihistamine or prescription nasal steroid. If you have a sinus infection, it's most likely due to a virus and doesn't require antibiotics, just lots of time. Check out http://www. Choosingwisely. Org/doctor-patient-lists/treating-sinusitis/. ...Read more
Hernia: Surgery is the only treatment that can permanently fix a hernia. Surgery may be more risky for patients with serious medical problems. If the hernia is small and not causing symptoms, your surgeon may just need to watch it to make sure it is not growing or causing problems. ...Read more
Trimethylaminuria: There is no known cure or treatment for the disorder. People affected live relatively normal lives by managing their symptoms and with counseling. When the condition is suspected or known to occur in a family, genetic testing can be helpful in identifying the specific individuals who have or carry the disorder. ...Read more
Coccydinia?: I am unfamiliar with this term, but you may be referring to coccydinia, which is pain in the coccyx, or 'tail bone.' This is basically a type of arthritis, and can be very uncomfortable. Heat and antiinflammatories can help. When desperate or frustrated, people sometimes get injections into the joint ...Read more