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What is a treatment for granuloma annulare?

What is a treatment for granuloma annulare?

Depends: There are several types of ga. Sometimes topical steroids can be used, even intralesional steroids at times. However, the more common types of ga can and will get better slowly over time. I'd have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for granuloma annulare?

What is the treatment for granuloma annulare?

Steroids: For localized type, potent topical steroid or intralesional injections, cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen, and nitrous oxide can be used. There are others like tacrolimus and Imiquimod creams which have been used for localized and generalized. As for generalized, the treatment of choice remains to be defined. ...Read more

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Is there a new treatment for granuloma annulare available involving anti-bacterals?

Is there a new treatment for granuloma annulare available involving anti-bacterals?

Not new: There was a small study in 2009 of triple antibiotic regimen for GA which had some success. It was recently repeated and, again, there was some improvement. Both used rifampin, ofloxacin, and minocycline. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1123031-treatment http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dth.12159/abstract Let us know if it works for you, should you try it. ...Read more

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Traumatic pyogenic granuloma at corner of mouth..Still bleening after 3 weeks after treatment by dermatologist, what kind of dr should I go to?

Traumatic pyogenic granuloma at corner of mouth..Still bleening after 3 weeks after treatment by dermatologist, what kind of dr should I go to?

Surgeon: If you are an adult see a general surgeon. If this is your child, see a pediatric surgeon. Simple excision should set it straight. ...Read more

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Just been diagnosed with a 1.3 x 1.4 CM calcified splenic artery aneurysm plus calcified granulomas throughout the spleen. Thoughts on treatment.

Just been diagnosed with a 1.3 x 1.4 CM calcified splenic artery aneurysm plus calcified granulomas throughout the spleen.  Thoughts on treatment.

Spleen: What are your symptoms? Why were the tests done? If those are incidental findings, you may not need any treatment whatsoever. ...Read more

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Traumatic pyogenic granuloma at corner of mouth..Still bleening after 3 weeks after treatment by dermatologist, what kind of dr should I go to?

Traumatic pyogenic granuloma at corner of mouth..Still bleening after 3 weeks after treatment by dermatologist, what kind of dr should I go to?

Granuloma treatment: Most dermatologists can deal with this and you should return for a check up. If you are reluctant to do this, you could see a dental surgeon or plastic surgeon for evaluation and retreatment if needed. ...Read more

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Hi doctor my mother has a frontal lobe granuloma .What are the causes and treatment of this condition?

Hi doctor my mother has a frontal lobe granuloma .What are the causes and treatment of this condition?

Depends: A granuloma is a collection of inflammatory cells around a center; there are several things that can cause this, from infectious, autoimmune, or malignancy. Depending on if she has evidence of infection elsewhere, she may need a biopsy to see what the root cause is. ...Read more

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What is treatment for brain granuloma?my mom hav drowsiness and sudddn fall while walking and speech disturbance

What is treatment for brain granuloma?my mom hav drowsiness and sudddn fall while walking and speech disturbance

Possible stroke: Your description could represent a stroke in progress, take your mom to the ER right away. A granuloma is an old finding of no significance. ...Read more

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Hi doctor my mother age 56 yrs has a frontal lobe granuloma of 4mm size in MRI brain.What are the causes and treatment of this condition?

Hi doctor my mother age 56 yrs has a frontal lobe  granuloma of 4mm size in MRI brain.What are the causes and treatment of this condition?

Rx and cause depend: I am sorry to hear about your about your mother but don't get too worried yet. The list of causes is numerous. Usually we do some routine labs and follow with repeat mris every six months unless symptoms dictate a change. I wish her well. ...Read more

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