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My daughter is 5 yrs old & has a very bad chest infection i just want to ask if she can use saline nebs to loosen thick secretions in her lungs?

My daughter is 5 yrs old & has a very bad chest infection i just want to ask if she can use saline nebs to loosen thick secretions in her lungs?

Bronchosaline: This is sold in may pharmacies over the counter in a big canister capable of delivering treatment size doses . It is commonly uses to dilute concentrated asthma medications but can be used to help loosen the mucous in the lungs & let it be coughed up. Make sure you keep your tubing clean between uses as the moisture can attract mold. I occasionally recommend it's use. ...Read more

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My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

Hmm: Is it a callus or a mole? I'd get checked to confirm what is is as dark spots can be suspicious for skin cancer and other things. Please see your doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

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My blood thick what's the best treatment for it?

My blood thick what's the best treatment for it?

Find out why first!: Best treatment for thick blood (polycythemia) depends upon cause. Is it polycythemia vera? Or is it due to smoking? Or perhaps excessive anabolic steroids? As a temporizing measure, your family physician can arrange for therapeutic phlebotomy whereby your excess blood is drawn off & thrown away. But for the long term, it's better to uncover the cause as that will then direct treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hypoechoic ducts with insipissated secretions in the retroareolar regions of the breast?

What is the treatment for hypoechoic ducts with insipissated secretions in the retroareolar regions of the breast?

Breast ducts: It is not uncommon for women to have mildly dilated ducts in the retroareolar regions of the breasts. On ultrasound, these normally appear hypo or anechoic. When the contents within the ducts become thickened, they can appear iso- or hyperechoic. Assuming there is/are no intraductal mass(es), there is no treatment - this is the normal appearance. ...Read more

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I have stopped breastfeeding couple of month ago but still screation is released. What is the treatment?

I have stopped breastfeeding couple of month ago but still screation is released.  What is the treatment?

More time: You can try a tight fitting bra and/or ace wrap your breasts. Also, strangely enough, putting raw cabbage leaves in your bra can help too. Make sure to avoid any breast stimulation, including facing away from water when showering. ...Read more

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Treatment for bulky uterus 10.7cm long axis 5.3cm thick, normal adnexas?

Treatment for bulky uterus 10.7cm long axis 5.3cm thick, normal adnexas?

Depends: In general no treatment for a uterus that is just bulky. It really depends on why you had the ultrasound and what your plans are for children. Mild uterine enlargement is often times associated with adenomyosis and fibroids, but can also be seen in an early pregnancy before the gestation is visible. More info is really needed to answer your question. ...Read more

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Whole body hair grow very very fast , when remove it today it return next day &its thick &dark what the treatment?

Whole body hair grow very very fast , when remove it today it return next day &its thick &dark what the treatment?

Androgen excess.: A thorough physical examination and work-up is mandatory. Hirsutism is not treated unless an underlying cause is found, which needs to be addressed as then the treatment can be sometimes curative. Most common is polycystic ovary disease (70% of cases). Weight loss is very important, as it increases sex hormone binding globulin, decreases Insulin resistance, androgens and lh. No smoking. ...Read more

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I don't have thick and healthy hair due to which my scalp shows is there any treatment to solve this problem?

I don't have thick and healthy hair due to which my scalp shows is there any treatment to solve this problem?

See dermatologist: To exclude any disease or hormonal conditions. There are medical prescriptions and over the counter products for this that will be recommended. ...Read more