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None needed: Cradle cap does not usually need to be treated. If it seems to be bothering the infant (or the parent), you can remove it by applying a lubricant (baby oil, olive oil, aquaphor). Leave the lubricant in for 15 minutes and then take a soft toothbrush and gently scrape it out. If that doesn't work, it's probably worth it to see your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a gout attack in nov. Since then, I have been taking cherry extract caps. In the middle of an attack now. What treatment would you suggest?
If the attack is: within 24 - 48 hours you can take colchicine but this is an RX. or antiinflammatories. YOu can get Alleve over the counter. YOu didn't state where on the body the attack occurred. If the foot you can soak in hot water and epsom salt. (Without burning yourself), ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 4 upper incisors have a cap. The lateral incisor inside the cap hurts n the nerve is sensitive. Hows the treatment done since the cap is attached?
Therapy & Bracing: Patella (kneecap) subluxation or frank dislocation (requiring reduction) can be from trauma (bad luck), underlying soft tissue (muscles) or bony alignment issues (also bad luck!), or a combination of both. Evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon may be indicated to review the various options that will work best with your knee. X-rays and even an MRI or CT will provide important diagnostic information ...Read more
What is the best treatment for damaged cartilage behind the knee cap? I've already had an X-ray but the pain isn't going anywhere.
Spent a lot of my summer in the heat/humidity and have flesh colored bumps on one knee cap. Does not itch. Treatment? Will it go away in winter?
Might be ...: molluscum contagiosum. This common skin disease is caused by a virus easily spread from person-to-person often by sharing towels/clothing. They look like warts. Diagnosis by dermatologist with skin scraping. Treatment can be topical or freezing with liquid nitrogen. It probably won't just go away by itself. See your doctor/Dermatologist. Stay well:) ...Read more
Reasons for having just one knee have pain just inferior to my knee cap and having severe pain in the patella tendon area when I squat. Treatment? 19
Maybe: It sounds like you may have patellar tendinitis one on side. This may reflect a tightness or weakness in your hips or hamstrings or other subtle anatomic variant that makes you predisposed. Treatment is a period of rest, appropriate stretching, ice, anti-inflammatories, and eccentric strengthening directed by a trainer or therapis. Other modalities, such as ultrasound, may help. See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer