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I have penile Sclerosing lymphangitis can it heal on its own what is the treatment i have also some thing like popules on my pennis what is the trtmnt?

I have penile Sclerosing lymphangitis can it heal on its own what is the treatment i have also some thing like popules on my pennis what is the trtmnt?

No treatment needed: Penile sclerosing lymphangitis is a harmless condition that typically clears up on its own over a few weeks or months, without treatment. Not sure what kind of papules are on your penis, but if your doctor called them "pearly penile papules", this is entirely normal, harmless, and needs no treatment. Google it; you can easily find pictures to compare with your own penis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sclerosing lymphangitis?

Swelling/pain/inflam: Sclerosing lymphangitis is a process in which the lymphatic channels become scared and the surrounding tissues inflammed. This most commonly affects the extremities which can become painful and swollen. Use of compression garments and early use of antibiotics when infection occurs are the keys to controlling this problem. ...Read more

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What is sclerosing lymphangitis? How can it be treated?

See: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It's a inflammation of the lymph vessels. ...Read more

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Will penile sclerosing lymphangitis resolve on its own?

Will penile  sclerosing lymphangitis resolve on its own?

No.: Lymphatic channels that become inflamed and undergo scarring or sclerosis will not heal or return to their normal state. However, the progression of sclerosing lymphangitis is unpredictable, and it may stop progressing without any intervention. Alternative routes for lymph may be established, and the damage limited. Progression is always a risk, however. Most recommend avoiding local irritation. ...Read more

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Sclerosing lymphangitis of the penis?

Minor: This is just a minor problem caused by irritation during intercourse generally goes away on own. ...Read more

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Could I have sclerosing lymphangitis on my penis?

See a specialist. : Sclerosing lymphangitis of the penis is a scar forming inflammation of penile lymphatic channels. It is extremely rare, and can be confused with other penile skin abnormalities such as peyronie's disease. I would recommend evaluation by a urologist or dermatologist, with a thorough history and physical examination. In certain cases, a biopsy may be warranted and can aid in diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have sclerosing lymphangitis of the penis. What is it?

I have sclerosing lymphangitis of the penis. What is it?

Get treated STAT: It's an infection that probably started at the distal end (further out) of the penis, drained into the lymphatic channels and is a form of blood poisoning. Sclerosing means that it is destroying tissue in its path, and most common cause is a group strep a (streptococcus pyogenes). Don't fool around: it could cost you your penis...Or your life. ...Read more

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What is sclerosing lymphangitis & how is it treated?

Scarring of lymph : Sclerosis is scaring/ narrowing
lymph channels are numerous
lymphangitis is inflammation

there are areas of the body susceptible to this!
if in the penis- one should see a urologist. ...Read more

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Most probably I have sclerosing lymphangitis of the penis, how that can be treated? And could it be healed totally and permenantly?

Difficult to treat.: Lymphatic channels that become inflamed and undergo scarring or sclerosis will not heal or return to their normal state. However, the progression of sclerosing lymphangitis is unpredictable, and it may stop progressing without any intervention. Alternative routes for lymph may be established, and the damage limited. Progression is always a risk, however. Most recommend avoiding local irritation. ...Read more

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Could you list the treatment options for acute lympangitis?

Rest and antibiotics: Depending on the severity you need to rest , warm soaks and antibiotics depending on the degree you may need IV antibiotics or by mouth or a combination of both and see what the cause is whether its edema or wounds treatment id different see your dr. ...Read more

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What are some of the treatment options for acute lympangitis?

Antibiotic: Depending upon the place, comorbid factors, possible cause- antibiotic, rest, pain med, evaluation for blood clot, blood culture and blood count is done ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some treatment options for acute lympangitis?

I was wondering what are some treatment options for acute lympangitis?

Oral antibiotics: This would be treated with either oral or intravenous antibiotics depending on the severity. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis?

What is the best treatment for chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis?

Treatment: Hyperbaric oxygen, antibiotics, surgery and eliminate the source of infection if not done already. ...Read more

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What is cure for lymphangitis?

Antibiotics: Lymphangitis usually presents as a red streak running up the inner aspect of the leg or arm. It may be associated with fever or malaise. Oral or intravenous antibiotics is the mainstay. If there is a nidus of infection, like an ulcer or abscess, this also needs to be addressed. Hot compresses and non-steroidal medications may also be helpful in relieving pain. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for lymphangitis?

Depends: On cause. If due to infection proper medication can cure the problem. ...Read more

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Primary sclerosing cholangitis---what treatments are best?

Primary sclerosing cholangitis---what treatments are best?

Depends: On stage. Usually it has poor response to chronic meds, and antibiotics are used for superimposed infections in times of flare ups. ...Read more

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Can you explain lymphangitis?

Can you explain lymphangitis?

Infection likely: Lymphangitis is inflammation of the lymphatic channel in the affected part of the body.The lymph system s part f the immune system and includes lymph nodes that swell with infection. The main signs are redness, swelling, pain, and often a red streak up that channel, and may have swollen glands. It is often called "blood poisoning" and usually represents infection. ...Read more

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How serious is the diagnosis of lymphangitis?

How serious is the diagnosis of  lymphangitis?

Inflammation : Inguinal lymph nodes enlarge as a result of infection. Lymph nodes are channels that carry immune substances. They enlarge in the presence of infection. People with cellulitis or other types of infections of the lower extremities would also get this condition. If the infection is severe enough it can be bad. You need to be evaluated to determine the reason that you have enlarged lymph nodes. ...Read more