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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Foreign Body Granuloma

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Foreign Body (Definition)

Something foreign means it is not supposed to be there and has been somehow come to be there, in ...Read more


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I have growths all over my body. Biopsy shows foreign body granuloma. Trouble breathing and excessive fatigue bothers the most. Can I die from this?

I have growths all over my body. Biopsy shows foreign body granuloma. Trouble breathing and excessive fatigue bothers the most. Can I die from this?

Pathology review: I suspect you have cutaneous and pulmonary sarcoidosis. Get a few competent pathologists to review your biopsies. If this is not the case, have them suggest other etiologies. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for foreign body in a wound?

What is the treatment for foreign body in a wound?

Depends: The wound will be evaluated for position of the entry site, risk to underlying structures, risk of infection (you may need to renew your tetanus shot), and size and structures of the wound. This may require flush, antisepsis, sutures and proper bandaging. This can be done in an er or with a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for corneal foreign body?

What is the treatment for corneal foreign body?

Depends: Some corneal foreign bodies can be flushed out with eye wash. Others require surgical removal in either the office or hospital setting. After the foreign body is removed, pain control and protection from infection are needed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for inhaled foreign body?

Depends: It depends on the shape size and characteristics of the foreign body. We try to retrieve it with a procedure called bronchoscopy where we can reach down and grasp it. ...Read more

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My biopsy report say , show foreign body & langhans type multinucleated gaint cells.-ve for malignancy, zn stain -ve fr acid fast bacilli.Wat treatment?

What is being: Described is something called a "granuloma" which may be a reaction to and infection, or a strange reaction called "sarcoid" . While not specific, it is not showing cancer. ...Read more

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Can you die from foreign body in a wound?

Yes: Infection anywhere can reach bloodstream and cause sepsis, multiple organ failure and ultimately death. ...Read more

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What's the safest way to treat foreign body in a wound?

What's the safest way to treat foreign body in a wound?

See md: The area needs to be irrigated and the foreign body removed. Tetanus toxoid if not received in 5 years and possibly antibiotics to prevent infection. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: foreign body?

Something foreighn: Something foreign means it is not supposed to be there and has been somehow come to be there, in any part of body. ...Read more