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Treatments For Abscess Of Eyelid
Swollen Eye Lid: Warm compress, lid scrubs, possibly topical or even oral antibiotics. Most importantly, it is important to find out the reason or etiology of this lid swelling. A thorough and complete ophthalmologic exam is warranted asap.If there is any discharge an eye culture would be reccomended .A history of any concomitant infection is important to know. Recent cold or uri. Do not ignore this. See dr asap! ...Read more
There are a few...: ... But you should discuss it with your eye doctor. Conjunctivitis is a term that describes inflammation of the skin over the white of the eye. It can also be infectious. Eyelid infections are usually caused by bacteria, which need to be treated with medication. Home therapies such as heat, cold, lid scrubs, etc. Might not be effective and may even worsen the infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Drainage + Abx: Most cases of peritonsillar abscess (pta) needs to be drained (usually with a needle) by an ENT or a trained er doctor. It isn't fun but it helps. You also need antibiotics (most often clindamycin) and potentially IV hydration and steroid medication. If you have recurrent pta, you might also be a candidate for tonsillectomy once healed up. Tonsillectomy during active infection is rarely done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Please consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/folliculitis/basics/definition/CON-20025909 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Eye swelling: It is best to determine what the cause of the swelling is - is the eyeball involved or is it just the eyelids? Itchy and reddened eyelids can be soothed by cold compresses. If there is pain, please have yourself be seen by your doctor. ...Read more
According to the: American Academy of Dermatology web site, which I would judge reliable, "best results according to research studies" are acoustic wave therapy, laser/Cellulaze, suncision/Cellfina, vacuum-assisted precise tissue release, weight loss with muscle development. Less evidence for carboxytherapy, creams/lotions, endermologie, ionithermie, etc. Not recommended: cryolipolysis/freezing, various injections ...Read more
Is there any way to aid the closing of sinus tract wounds on the skin for sufferers of hidradenitis suppurativa without surgery?
Hidradenitis: This is a difficult problem to treat. If you are a smoker this definitely contributes to healing difficulty and persistence of hidradenitis. The only definitive treatment is direct excision and reconstruction. ...Read more
Antibiotics: Antibiotics with warm compresses are most cost effective, but an abscess, almost by definition, is difficult for antibiotics to penetrate and kill the bacteria. Therefore, you're almost always going to have to have the abscess surgically treated. That may mean draining it with a needle, but often requires surgically cutting out the abscess wall. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to get rid of dark circles and wrinkles under eye and aging of the eye lids? What options surgery or non surgery, side effects procedure cost etc.
Plastic surgeon: Your best bet is to see a plastic surgeon and dermatologist ... As they will have the best treatment options (surgical, prescription, and professional-only products). Wish there was a better answer - but hope that helps! ...Read more
What options exist for the effective treatment of a life-threatening multi-drug resistant strain of n. gonorrhea?
No such thing: There is concern that multi-drug resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae (the gonorrhea bacteria) could evolve in the future, but it hasn't happened yet. When it does, there probably will still be some reliable treatment options. Although this may be a serious public health concern someday, for now you needn't worry about it, especially in North America and western Europe. ...Read more
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