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Doctor insights on: Vulvar Dystrophy Treatment

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Lattice corneal dystrophy treatment for what?

Lattice corneal dystrophy treatment for what?

Lattice dystrophy Tx: Treatment for lattice dystrophy includes close followup with an eye doctor to monitor vision and to treat associates corneal disease (deposits, recurrent erosions, etc). ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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What is a vulvar dystrophy?

What is a vulvar dystrophy?

Abnormal growth: Is the growth of abnormal skin on the vulva. The vulvar skin can be too thin, too thick (hyperplasia), or a mixture of both. ...Read more

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What's your pref. Treatment 4 body/vulvar lichensclerosis? Clobetasol, protopic, or something else?

What's your pref. Treatment 4 body/vulvar lichensclerosis? Clobetasol, protopic, or something else?

Clobetasol: Treating lichen sclerosis generally requires a highly potent steroid like clobetasol. This is an especially good choice when lichen sclerosis is located on the vulva as clobetasol will not cause any long term skin changes to this fragile tissue area. ...Read more

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What's your pref. Treatment 4 body/vulvar lichensclerosis? Clobetasol, protopic, or something else?

What's your pref. Treatment 4 body/vulvar lichensclerosis? Clobetasol, protopic, or something else?

Topical steroids: Topical steroids would be first line treatment but this condition is difficult to control in some people. Injections of kenalog (triamcinolone) may be more effective and pro topic ointment could be used intermittently with the steroids to miniimize thinning of the skin. An old treatment which needs to be compounded is 2% testosterone propionate in aquaphor which does not cause thinning of the skin. ...Read more

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Recurrent severe itching in vulva. Reasons? Treatment

Recurrent severe itching in vulva. Reasons? Treatment

Infection vs allergy: There are several types of infection that could cause this. It could also be some type of allergic reaction. The most common finding would be a yeast infection. I would advise a trip to see your healthcare provider to get an assessment. There is no way to tell what the cause is without doing some testing and looking at the condition so I can not recommend a treatment. ...Read more

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What are the different tpyes of treatment for vulva pimples?

What are the different tpyes of treatment for vulva pimples?

Topical vs oral: Prescription topical or oral antibiotics are the most common treatments. Topical antiseptics that can be purchased over the counter may help in mild cases. ...Read more

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What is maculopathy dystrophy and treatment?

What is maculopathy dystrophy and treatment?

Macular dystrophy: Macular stromal dystrophy = inherited condition in cornea that has multiple diffuse corneal deposits with intervening haze, leading to decreases vision. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for muscular dystrophy?

What is the best treatment for muscular dystrophy?

Supportive: Mostly supportive and treating complications. There are some results with gene therapy, stem cell etc. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment found for muscular dystrophy?

Is there any treatment found for muscular dystrophy?

Yes and no: Depending on the type there are some treatments to slow the progression, but htere are currently no cures. If you are passionate about this issue please consider supporting the mda who are instrumental in funding a lot of promising research! ...Read more

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What are the best treatment on macular dystrophy in asia?

What are the best treatment on macular dystrophy in asia?

The same everywhere: Ophthalmolgists throughout the world are in constant communication by journals, meetings and the internet. The treatment for macular disease in major cities is the same everywhere. The best plan is to find a good local retinal specialist who can evaluate and treat your condition. ...Read more

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Could there be a cure or treatment for muscular dystrophy?

Treatment, no cure: If you are referring to duchenne muscular dystrophy, there is no cure at this point. It is progressive disease where muscle is replaced by fibrotic tissue. Steroids have been shown to increase the length of time a child can walk, decrease respiratory issues and even decrease the need for scoliosis surgery. It is not a panacea and should be discussed between doctor and family. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for muscular dystrophy (jerry lewis)?

It depends: There are many different forms of muscular dystrophy. Treatment depends on the type. For some forms there are treatments to slow progression of the disease. There are currently no cures, but a lot of active research and promise on the horizon. ...Read more

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What are the current treatment options for muscular dystrophy?

What are the current treatment options for muscular dystrophy?

Medical Home: Children with severe muscle disease need a team approach that includes orthopedics, pulmonary, neurology, physiotherapy, gi, gu, and perhaps cardiology. These experts need to be coordinated through a team leader - usually a pediatrician who provides the medical home. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the treatment of muscular dystrophy?

Could you tell me what is the treatment of muscular dystrophy?

See below: Ther is neither a cure nor a method of slowing the progression of muscular dystrophy. Much efforts are to treat complications and to improve the quality of life. ...Read more

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Can there be any drug for the treatment of "muscular dystrophy"?

Yes and no: They're are medical treatments to help slow down the progression of duchenne muscular dystrophy (steroid treatment) but nothing (yet) that will cure the disease. Make sure that you discuss the risks and benefits of steroid treatment with your physician. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is maculopathy dystrophy and is there any treatment?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is maculopathy dystrophy and is there any treatment?

Depends upon type: Macular dystrophies are of many different types ranging from congenital dystrophies to specific macular diseases. A retinal exam by a retinal specialist can determine what you have. ...Read more

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My self is rajneesh kumar suffering from calpainopathy muscular dystrophy. I've never been getting any treatment or therapy. Wt should I do n how?

How diagnosed?: First, you need a proper diagnosis. Next you need a competent doctor to evaluate you in a thorough manner. Muscle disease can affect breathing, swallowing, back, hips, knees, ankles, as well as heart function. There is risk for anesthesia as well as risk for toxic effects from certain medications and antibiotics. You may benefit from therapy and need special equipment. Discuss with your md. ...Read more

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Best treatment for corneal edema/fuch's dystrophy?

Best treatment for corneal edema/fuch's dystrophy?

Fuchs: It depends on a multitude of factors such as your best corrected vision, your corneal thickness, your endothelial cell count (health of the inner layer of cells). Anyone with Fuchs should be evaluated by an eye care provider and optimally by a corneal specialist who can review the condition and go over treatments and options and measure the disease course. ...Read more

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What are treatment options available for muscular dystrophy (dmd)?

What are treatment options available for muscular dystrophy (dmd)?

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 more

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Please help docs! Where do I go to get the treatment of muscular dystrophy?

Muscular dystrophy: Treatment for this disorder is most commonly done by neurologists that specialize in muscular disorders which is not all neurologist. So I would work with your local primary care doctor and see if one can be identified in your area that can help out. ...Read more

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What is the most well-known treatment for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy?

What is the most well-known treatment for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy?

Medical Home: Children with severe muscle disease need a team approach that includes orthopedics, pulmonary, neurology, physiotherapy, gi, gu, and perhaps cardiology. These experts need to be coordinated through a team leader - usually a pediatrician who provides the medical home. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for a person with twenty nail dystrophy? I've had it for 5-6 years now. It was worst at first now it is better than before

Time and DermaNail: Twenty nail dystrophy is characterized by excessive ridging, with longitudinal streaks, and discoloration. The nails very slowly return to normal. It is most often seen in young people. Summers labs makes a product called dermnail nail conditioner which may help improve the appearance of your nails.

Probably wise to visit a dermatologist to make sure the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for macular gramular dystrophy 4 eyes?

What is the best treatment for macular gramular dystrophy 4 eyes?

Dystrophy: Best treatment depends on how extensive it is and your vision. What is your vision? Have you ever had PRK? Any other medical issues? There is good treatment. DALK using the big-bubble technique can be useful in treating corneal stromal dystrophies and may help prevent need for Corneal transplants. Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for macular gramular dystrophy 4 eyes.?

What is the best treatment for macular gramular dystrophy 4 eyes.?

Macular corneal dys.: Macular corneal dystrophy is a rare and progressive corneal problem that starts at an early age. It can lead to painful corneal erosions, light sensitivity, and vision loss. It is hereditary (autosomal recessive), and relatively common in Iceland and Saudi Arabia. Treatment is supportive until corneal transplantation is required. Laser procedures and DSEK are not effective unfortunately. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment or a place where I can treat my cousins macular gramular dystrophy 4 eyes?

What is the best treatment or a place where I can treat my cousins macular gramular dystrophy 4 eyes?

Macular degeneration: A granular dystrophy deals with the cornea not with the retina as does macular degeneration. A retina specialist needs to determine the best treatment for your relatives. The mainstay for dry macular disease is eye vitamins by mouth. ...Read more

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How does stem cell treatment work in muscular dystrophy?

Stem cells: Scientists are investigating whether introducing stem cells which have the potential to turn into many different types of cells into dystrophic muscle could repopulate deteriorating muscle with normal muscle cells and slow the breakdown of abnormal muscle cells. ...Read more

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Are there doctors who do not suggest steroids in duchnne muscular dystrophy& is steroid proven as treatment?

Duchenne's: There's currently no cure for any form of muscular dystrophy. Current treatment is designed to help prevent or reduce deformities in the joints and the spine and to allow people with muscular dystrophy to remain mobile as long as possible.
Corticosteroids, such as Prednisone may help improve strength but too much too long may have detrimental effects to the bones and muscles. ...Read more

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I am disabled by a genetic codition called "proximal myotonic myopathy" or "myotonic dystrophy type 2". Any advice for treatment or help?

I am disabled by a genetic codition called "proximal myotonic myopathy" or "myotonic dystrophy type 2". Any advice for treatment or help?

Unsure: Can you be more specific as to what is being adjusted. What kind of spring device and how is it applied and where? ...Read more

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What to do if I have macular dystrophy, photo-phobia and color blindness. Where I'll get best treatment within asia?

What to do if I have macular dystrophy, photo-phobia and color blindness. Where I'll get best treatment within asia?

Lots of geography: Asia is big territory. I would start with an academic ophthalmology center in the country in which you live or are relocating. Most have specialists in your type of problem. ...Read more