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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Can granulomas diseases go way without treatment? ?

Maybe: There are numerous diseases which can form granulomas. The majority but not all require treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
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Dr. Kamel Sadek
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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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Dr. Susan Rhoads
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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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Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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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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Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Dr. Jason Gittman
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Granuloma at the angle of mouth was operated after biopsy we found out that it was scc how should we go ahead with the treatment

Granuloma at the angle of mouth was operated after biopsy we found out that it was scc how should we go ahead with the treatment

Skin Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma is one of the most common forms of skin cancer. The form of treatment will depend on the size, tumor type, depth, your medical history, and preference of your physician. Depending on these factors, treatment may either surgical, locally destructive (e.g. Cryotherapy), or chemotherapy with topical and/or systemic drugs. Secondary prevention by sun avoidance is imperative. ...Read more

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Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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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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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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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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