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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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Can granulomas diseases go way without treatment? ?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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Maybe: There are numerous diseases which can form granulomas. The majority but not all require treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Kamel Sadek
Board Certified, Family Medicine
20 years in practice
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What is the treatment for granuloma annulare?

Dr. Kamel Sadek
Board Certified, Family Medicine
20 years in practice
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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. Mark Pack
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
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Is there a new treatment for granuloma annulare available involving anti-bacterals?

Dr. Susan Rhoads
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
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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
Board Certified, Dermatology
20 years in practice
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What is a treatment for granuloma annulare?

Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Board Certified, Dermatology
20 years in practice
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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. Mark Pack
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Dr. Gabriel Goren
Board Certified, General Surgery
53 years in practice
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I had a suture granuloma removed 7 months ago by a general surgeon. It's back again. Will i need another surgery? Will it be back every time?

Dr. Gabriel Goren
Board Certified, General Surgery
53 years in practice
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Possibly as: The the stitch/suture was not completely removed first time... Sometimes they come out spontaneously... ...Read more

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Dr. Marius Frasie
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
21 years in practice
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Dr. Jason Gittman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
41 years in practice
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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

Dr. Jason Gittman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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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.

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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.

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. Troy Reyna
Board Certified, Pediatric Surgery
39 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Troy Reyna
Board Certified, Pediatric Surgery
39 years in practice
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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?

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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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
47 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
47 years in practice
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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?

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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