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My left testicle got taissed buy a taisser and has been in pain for nearly 2 years. I have a burnt testicle. Are treatment options available?
Here are some ...: What does "taissed" or"taisser" mean? I couldn't find its definition from www.dictionary.com. Please rewrite the Q which most people can understand. Nonetheless, it would be useful for you to bring the detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of the symptoms & their potentially related discomforts over time ot Doc for analysis + physical exams + possible tests as needed ...Read more
There is no cure.: While there is no cure, a number of medications have been tried to lessen the symptoms, including: albuteral--a drug used for people with asthma, amino acids, carnitine, coenzyme q10, creatine, fish oil, green tea extracts, vitamin e, steroids. A neurologist who specializes in muscle disorders would be most helpful to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tx options.: Wear looser clothes, take off some weight (if that is the cause) & avoid prolonged standing & walking. Acetominophen or nsaid’s can help with pain. Sometimes corticosteroid injections, tricyclic antidepressants & anti-seizure medicaitons are used. Surgery is rarely necessary. ...Read more
What is visceral hypersensitivity and its cause. Can it be the same as chronic continuous IBS pain? What are the latest treatment options available?
Close, but...: Visceral hypersensitivity is believed to be one mechanism thru which ibs manifests--but there are many, each representing a target for possible treatments. Effective therapeutic options include: receptor-mediators, various antidepressants, motility-acting agents, non-pharmacologic approaches, more. Distinction of ibs from organic pathology is critical. As to your "continous pain", don't you sleep? ...Read more
Hello Dr. I have got a case of acute on chronic calcific pancreatitis.. is ercp with eswl only treatment option available or any medicines ??
Hi, Is there anything more I can do apart from cortisones, steroids and skin care to treat eczema. Any other treatment option available. Help. Thanks?
Accessory Treatments: Things you can do to improve eczema: 1 Avoid triggers- ex dietary vs clothing, allergens. 2 Add an antihistamine 3 Keep the skin extremely moisturized, you can use a thick gel like vaseline 4 Short hydratint baths, sometimes with oatmeal producs. 5 visit a naturopath regarding accessory treatments, 6 dietary changes, avoid milk, gluten etc. ...Read more
Can laser photocoagulation be used to treat macular degeneration? I was recently diagnosed with the "dry" form of macular degeneration. Is having laser photocoagulation a treatment option available to me, and would this prevent further vision loss?
Laser no help: Laser for dry macular degeneration has been studied well. Laser to the macula of dry amd patients makes drusen go away, so it looks better on exam. The laser does not change whether or not there is vision loss. Vitamin supplementation is the only proven preventive therapy, and reduces the risk of vision loss by about 25%. The vitamin formula now recommended is called areds 2 formula. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
R u on max meds?: If you are on a maximal medical program such as nitrates , beta blockers and anti platelets and your already on the newer agent Ranexa (ranolazine) then eecp is a nice option . If no other revascularization options are available such as angioplasty or bypass then( if a candidate qualifies) then transplant may be an option for refractory angina. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I repress emotion and continue to hurt my loved ones. What treatment options are available to me without insurance? Do I need to be on medication?
Repression: You should always start with an evaluation and counseling as forms of treatment. You may have some inner childhood experiences that might be making you repress. Medication should only be a last resort and I am pretty sure there is no medication that can help you unless some psychiatric pathology is found. ...Read more
I have a lot of repressed emotions I need to deal with before I continue to hurt my loved ones. What treatment options are available without insurance?
Vitiligo Therapy: Four options are currently available for the treatment of vitiligo: sunscreens; cover-up; restoration of normal skin color through phototherapy, topical cortisone, growth of pigment cells in culture then transplantation back to host; and bleaching of normal skin with topical creams to remove normal skin pigment to make an even color. ...Read more
How long before a trip to a malaria area should malaria treatment start and what treatment options are available?
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.TX: PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperhidrosis Rx: Conservative treatments: drysol and hyperhidrosis botox and hyperhidrosis iontophoresis machine hyperhidrosis medications bio feedback and hyperhidrosis surgical procedures: sweaty hand surgical treatment - endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy sweaty feet surgical treatment - lumbar sympathectomy armpit sweat treatment for axillary hyperhidrosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cervical spondylosis: 24 year old lady with a concern about neck pain. You should have a full evaluation by an orthopaedic spine surgeon in clinic. Typically, rest, physical therapy, NSAIDS, ice/heat, modalities, or bracing are used. Other degenerative problems in the cervical spine related to spondylosis require imaging/surgery. See this link: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic ...Read more