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Doctor insights on: Pterygium Inversum Unguis Treatment

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What would a doctor do to cure pterygium inversum unguis in toenails?

What would a doctor do to cure pterygium inversum unguis in toenails?

Scars are difficult: To treat. An attempt could be made to cut out and place stem cells down to regrown n or normal tissue but absolutely no guarantee could be made to the outcome of such a procedure. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pterygium (Definition)

Pterygium:very common, abnormal growth of clear covering (conjunctiva) of white part of the eye (sclera) over the cornea (window of the eye). If severe and causing discomfort or red, it can be removed with surgery. It is generally benign. It is due to excess sun/UV exposure usually. Prevention is only remedy. Avoid sun (sunglasses, hat); avoid smoking. Natural rx ...Read more


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How to treat 'pterygium inversum unguis'?

How to treat 'pterygium inversum unguis'?

'pterygium inversum: A subset of general pterygium nail disorder is pterygium inversum unguis, the skin under the nail grows forward and pushes out from underneath. It may be hereditary or caused by allergic reaction to chemicals. The disorder must be treated by a doctor; the skin growing forward is filled with blood and nerve endings and if pushed back under the nail, may result in loss of blood and extreme pain. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pterygium except surgery?

What is the treatment for pterygium except surgery?

Medication: Pterygia can be treated with topical and local anti-inflammatory medications and lubricating eye drops. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for pterygium?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for pterygium?

Surgery: The only treatment that works for pterygium is surgical removal. Eye drops do not help, nor does wearing sunglasses. ...Read more

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What treatments can remove the eye disease pterigium?

What treatments can remove the eye disease pterigium?

Depends on size: Unless the pterygium is progressing towards the pupil or inducing astigmatism, surgical removal is generally not advised because the rate of regrowth is high. Many times, symptoms can be treated by keeping the eye lubricated, using steroid drops if it becomes inflamed and protecting the eye from uv light and wind. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for a pterygium?

What is the best cure for a pterygium?

Cure: Surgical removal is the only way to permanently treat pterygium. ...Read more

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Can I cure a pterygium with cocunut oil?

Can I cure a pterygium with cocunut oil?

No: There is no medicine that can get rid of a pterygium. It must be surgically removed. ...Read more

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How do you treat pterygium inversum ungulis?

Hm, you can't always: Nail pterygia are most commonly caused by lichen planus. Sometimes injections of steroids in the nail matrix (root) can help, although these can be fairly painful. Often though, the damage to the nail can't be repaired once it has occured. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pterygium?

Eye growth: Pterygia are a benign growth which sometimes will exuberantly march across the cornea and affect the vision. They can sometimes get quite red and irritate the eye. If the vision is threatened they can be surgically removed. ...Read more

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Will pterygium causeyour vision to be blurry?

Will pterygium causeyour vision to be blurry?

Maybe: In the early stage, it usually does not affect vision. In the later stages it can cause an extreme change or distortion in vision, typically inducing astigmatism. ...Read more

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What medication can you take for a pterygium?

Pterygium medication: Prevention is key remedy. Avoid sun (sunglasses, hat); avoid smoking. Natural rx info: see eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com; Other ways to help decrease symptoms: cold artificial tears, nsaid drops, low dose or hi dose steroids (though risk of glaucoma, cataract); surgery is only real way to remove. ...Read more

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Is there a way you can reduce the appearance of a pterygium?

Yes: Other than surgical excision, you can reduce the redness of a pterygium by keeping the eye well lubricated and avoiding environmental factors that may dry the eye such as fans (especially while sleeping). There are also otc eye drops that can help moisten the eye as well as prescription anti-inflammatory drops that can reduce the swelling and redness of a pterygium. ...Read more

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What is a salvage therapy treatment?

What is a salvage therapy treatment?

Chemotherapy: Salvage chemotherapy is aggressive chemotherapy that is used when other treatment methods have been tried and failed, This is rather radical treatment and has high side effects. It is an attempt to control the cancer when nothing else will. Low response rate.
Best wishes in this regard. ...Read more

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What is a drug treatment program like?

What is a drug treatment program like?

See below: It depends on the nature of the drug-diabetics for example are on life long therapy and adjust
however if you are talking about cancer therapy that is different entirely. The therapy for cancer is not benign and can and does casue problems. Group therapy is one of the better ways to cope and most areas have groups that meet regualry fpor this there are as well a number of books on this. ...Read more

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What can I do to prepare for treatment?

Which treatment: To what treatment are you referring?

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Does treatment for sex addicts always work?

Does treatment for sex addicts always work?

Sex Addiction?: Not everyone considers "sex addiction" a useful diagnosis, in the first place. Read Dr. Marty Klein's thoughtful perspective on it: http://www. Martyklein. Com/why-sexual-addiction-is-not-a-useful-diagnosis-and-why-it-matters/ Suggest consulting w/ a sex-positive therapist to understand concerns you may have about yourself (or other person) in relation to compulsive sexual behavior. ...Read more

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Why does the DEA control my medical treatment?

Why does the DEA control my medical treatment?

DEA: This is a very good question. The DEA is really interested in drug misuse, abuse and diversion. As such they will control in part your treatment. The people that are really the problem is the Insurance company (including the Government) - they decide what and how much you can get. None of this is based on quality but purely on "cheap" - they are between the doctor and the patient. ...Read more

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What kinds of follow-up treatment could I have?

Please elaborate: Please give us more information. We are unable to see any past questions about your condition. Without some information about your specific problem we are unable to give you reliable, correct information. ...Read more

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Any advice on a treatment for improving vision?

Any advice on a treatment for improving vision?

Lenses or laser: Best treatmens are either lenses: contacts or glasses or considering lasik to improve your distance vision. ...Read more

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Do all diseases require medicatin for treatment?

Do all diseases require medicatin for treatment?

Treatment beyond med: Meds are a common tool for treatment, but they are not the only ones:
- for some musculoskeletal conditions, physical therapy can be the primary treatment.
- for vitamin deficiencies, dietary change may be the cornerstone.
- sleep "hygiene" (habits) is a key component of managing insomnia.
- for mild anxiety/depression, psychotherapy and meds may be comparable
best care may consider all tools. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment stop night emissions?

What is the best treatment stop night emissions?

You're a MAN!: You can't stop them and shouldn't want to. If you don't have regular ejaculations, either by enjoying yourself when you're alone, or with a partner, this is going to happen. Anybody who tells you this is unhealthy is badly misinformed or trying to frighten you for their own dark purposes. Most men enjoy them. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a baby with exzma?

What is the best treatment for a baby with exzma?

Eczema: Hydration is key for treatment and prevention. Your child should have a daily bath, and a good moisturizer, such as cerave, should be applied immediately after the bath. To treat eczema flare ups, normally, a topical steroid preperation is used. Depending on the severity of the flare up, oral antibiotics and/or oral steroids maybe needed. Prevention is key. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for increase in tears?

What is the best treatment for increase in tears?

Increased tearing: Here I assume you are asking about increased tearing rather than ways to increase your tearing. Increased tearing can be from an obstruction of tear outflow / drainage or from reflex tearing. In reflex tearing, the eyes are dry as a baseline, and some external factor (wind, etc.) dries them just a little bit more, which stimulates an outpouring of tears. Artificial tear use can help prevent this. ...Read more

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Can you refuse treatment when you have overdosed?

Can you refuse treatment when you have overdosed?

Refusing Treatment: Nope. This is highly unlikely.

Please know that that disease of addiction is leading you to death. Your brain is sick and it cannot function in any safe way while you are still on your substance.

Addiction can be treated. You can learn to see yourself as worthy of living and even find a way back to caring for yourself.

But, you cannot refuse treatment for suicidal behavior. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for blurring of vision?

What is the best treatment for blurring of vision?

Treat the cause: Check with your doctor or opthalmologist and see what is the cause and have that treated. ...Read more

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What to do about inherited diseases and treatment?

What to do about inherited diseases and treatment?

Depends on disease: There are thousands of genetic and inherited diseases and also modes of inheritance. While one's genes cannot be changed, there are therapies nowadays for some genetic disorders targeted spefically for that disorders. If you think you may have a genetic disorder I would suggest seeing a clinical geneticist or a genetic counselor who can evaluate you or your family. ...Read more

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What should I do and don't after pterygium surgery?

Depends: It really depends on how the pterygium surgery was done. As a general rule, you should avoid heaving lifting, bending over and straining, to minimize the risk of bleeding post-op for 1 week. Your eyes should also be kept dry. You may also need to wear a shield to protect the surgical site. Ask your surgeon for more detailed post-of care instructions. ...Read more

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What types of home treatment do when we have feber?

What types of home treatment do when we have feber?

Symptomatic: Depends on how severe it is, if it is slight you can use tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen to treat the fever and treat symptomatically. If fever persists or is high then you will need to find the focus of the fever and you may need to present to the er. ...Read more

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I would like to find out about treatment for scabia?

I would like to find out about treatment for scabia?

Scabies: Is usually treated by a combination of a scabicide to kill the lice and then if needed an anti itch cream (antihistamine or steroid) to help with the postscabetic dermatitis that causes that horrible itch. Here is some general information. Sometimes other skin conditions can mimic scabies so best to get physically examined.
https://www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/scabies/ ...Read more

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What are the side affects of laser pterygium removal?

What are the side affects of laser pterygium removal?

Laser Pterygium Surg: Has 100% recurrence rate: See eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com for more info & publications. ...Read more

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What does frozen feelings mean and is there treatment?

What does frozen feelings mean and is there treatment?

Yes: Not quite sure what you mean by frozen feelings, but sometimes depression can cause a feeling of emotional numbness without feeling overtly depressed. Depression is definitely treatable by medication and/or psychotherapy. Other symptoms of depression include decreased energy, motivation and interest in pleasurable activities, and decreased self esteem. You should see a psychiatrist and evaluated. ...Read more

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Is there a clear top treatment for a cold? What is it?

Is there a clear top treatment for a cold? What is it?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day
2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week.
3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10, 000 IU/day (NOW brand is good)
4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days
5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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What is the best neuro degenerative disease treatment?

What is the best neuro degenerative disease treatment?

Not clear: It is not clear of what you are talking and these vary. Many of this type of treatment does not cure but slows disease process down. See your doctor and work with this person in coordination of the neurologist. This is the best advice I can give. ...Read more

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What's your opinion the procedure and treatment will be?

? question?: You have to tell us something to get useful advice. What is your problem that will need some procedure or treatment? We can't guess through the internet. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of memory impairment in my age 20?

What is the treatment of memory impairment in my age 20?

Memory Loss: In someone so young the most important issue is finding out why you have impaired memory and correcting that problem. This is not normal and there is no standard treatment for a problem that could have numerous causes. A neurologist is where I would start if you do not have a family doctor. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for night emissions?

What is the most effective treatment for night emissions?

Enjoy them: Listen, Jack. I'm sorry somebody fed you a line of misinformation. Your nighttime ejaculations are healthy, they're going to happen now that you're a man unless you have ejaculations during the day, and they should be fun. If some "spiritual advisor" told you they're unhealthy, this is someone who's trying to frighten you with superstition, and probably in other areas. Be discerning. Be a MAN. ...Read more