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Remedies For Hardened Bumps Of Calcium Deposits Under The Skin
Find the cause.: One calcium deposit is pretty common - but multiple? The real question is, what are these deposits doing there? Either existing skin structures have calcified, or there is an excess of calcium in your blood that is depositing in the skin. Either way, you need to find the cause. This could be a significant problem; see your doctor and get to the bottom of it.See 1 more doctor answer
Find the cause.: If these deposits are painful, they must have been there awhile. Your first priority should be to find out why they are present in the first place. A significant underlying disease, such as scleroderma, could be causing them. Once you find the cause, you can then talk about your treatment options.See 1 more doctor answer
I have some white bumps on my scrotum. I believe they are benign calcium deposits. What is the best way to remove them? There are a lot.
May be...: Without a direct look, it's hard to tell for sure what they may be although they may represent the presence of calcinosis cutis maybe resulting from epidermal pilar cysts with defected wall & calcification. Clinically, they are harmless unless becoming infected - rarely so requiring no treatment as long as mentally comfortable. If wanting to be treated, skillful use of laser or needle cauteriziing
I have these bumps that the dr call them calcium deposits on my vagina wall how can I get rid of them they bother me?
Freezing: You can freeze those, or cauterize them. If they are large, they may require excision.
Several things: Ulcers, necrosis or death of ski cells and infections.
Cyst: Could be a cyst. Surgical excision is the approach.
Just because I have some calcium deposits on the skin, it doesn't necessarily mean I have Scleroderma...or does it? They're not clusters.
It does not: You are right. There is a clear set of criteria to confirm the diagnosis of scleroderma. Until then is only suspected/ possible/ likely. A rheumatologist should be able to confirm or rule it out based on symptoms, history, physical exam and review of diagnostic data.
A basketball player has severe knee pain while playing and for around a week after. Previous doctor mentioned calcium deposits in the knee. Treatment?
? CPPD?: If there is no pain except with strenuous activity such as basketball quadriceps strengthening may help. The most important step is to get an accurate diagnosis. If the "calcium deposits" are Calcium pyro phosphate deposition disease thre are specific treatments depending upon your symptoms. I would recommend you see a rheumatologist.
Is it ok to squeeze a calcium deposit under the skin and expell the white paste inside? What causes them and how can you keep them away?
I have a bump under the skin. I squeeze it came to the surface now it's hurting. What. Home remedies can I use?
Listen to your body: Squeezing has irritated it. Baking soda in water applied as paste might be soothing or vit c with bioflavanoids from a capsule or tab made into a paste. Once settled down consider whether is a bacteria infection like boil, usually staph, a form of skin cancer that needs to be removed by a dermatologist, or a sebaceous cyst. There are all kinds of bumps.
I have a bump under the skin near my vagina. I squeeze it and it came to the surface. Now it's hurting. What home remedies can I use to make it better?
Warm soaks: If you apply a warm wet washcloth to the area it may eventually cause this to drain. If it doesn't you need to see a doctor.
Old infection?: This can happen after an infection. Most commonly, histoplasmosis, which can be asymptomatic. The calcifications occur after infection is gone. Old tuberculosis can have calcifications as well. The lining of the lung (pleura) can also have calcifications (plaques) from asbestos exposure.See 1 more doctor answer
Most likely injury o: Inflammatory disease in the area.Get a more detailed answer ›
Uncommon: One must distinguish calcium deposits in the liver (not common) from deposits in the blood vessels going into the liver (rare), or calcium in the gallbladder (common). Depending on the clinical scenario, deposits in the liver can occur in certain infections and tumors. Diabetes and kidney failure are risks for calcium in the vessels, while gallstones often contain calcium.
Can calcium deposits form in the tongue? My friend has little hard rocks coming out of the side and tip of the tongue.
??, calculus?: I have never seen or heard of calcium deposits forming in the tongue. Two thoughts come to mind. The less likely one is small calculi coming from the ducts of the submandibular salivary gland. The more likely scenario is pieces of calculus dislodging from the teeth. Have your friend see a dentist to find out which one it is.See 1 more doctor answer
Brain sand: All adults have some calcium deposits in the brain. The most common locations are the pineal gland and the choroid plexus. Calcium deposits in the brain matter on both sides and symmetrical (basal ganglia) are fine but if there is a focal area on just one side, it should be further evaluated with an MRI. Common causes of asymmetric calcium deposits include old infections and even some tumors.
Sometimes the level: Of calcium in the urine or blood is so high that it precipitates and forms deposits in the kidney called nephrocalcinosis. The is related to, but not the same as kidney stones. It can be caused by several genetic syndromes, hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D toxicity, certain meds, TB, renal tubular acidosis, etc. It is usually managed by treated the underlying condition. Good wishes:)
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