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What Causes Head Lice And How They Can Be Treated
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Lice tx: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more
Piles: Haemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels of the rectum. It's likely that extreme abdominal pressure causes the veins to swell and become susceptible to irritation. The pressure can be caused by obesity, pregnancy, standing or sitting for long periods, straining on the toilet, coughing, sneezing, vomiting, and holding your breath while straining to do physical labor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anti-fungal cream: Symptoms can include itch, rash, redness, flaking, bumps, pustules. There are several non-prescription creams and some powders that can help. Some of the active ingredients include clotrimazole, miconazole, tolnaftate, terbinafine. There are also several prescription creams. Sometimes an anti-fungal pill is necessary. These require a prescription too. ...Read more
It's ....: It results from congenital venous valve defects inside spermatic veins, occurs to 10-15% of men, and requires no rx except for occasions concerning poor sperm/semen quality for infertility, its related pain, or poor testicular growth in children. So, no rx is needed usually. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vibrations in throat: It is usually caused by vibrations in the throat area. Possible cures include sleeping on your side, loosing weight, surgery, and an oral appliance. If the self help options don't work i would see a physician to rule out a life threatening condition called sleep apnea. If you don't have sleep apnea, then i would consider the other options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Corns: Corns can be formed from several different reasons. Most common is from friction or increase pressure points. Make sure to evaluate your shoes. Old shoes need to be replaced. I recommend seeing a podiatrist who can help with different treatment options including prescription ointments to custom orthotics. Don't let them go to long without care, they can lead to ulcers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are you sure?: Most of the meds used in ms are very different, and even then, most allergic rxtns are not common. You could have reactions to interferons, but, copaxone, gilenya, aubagio, tysabri (natalizumab) might be alternatives. To be emphasized, some of the injectables are started slowly to avoid adverse events, and these are not allergies. Suggest you visit ms specialist at wayne state university and get this fixed. ...Read more
Many causes: There are many causes of tremor, and they are treated differently. There are causes related to blood chemistry and hormones, side effects from medicines, and causes related to the brain, which have their own treatments, both medical and sometimes, when they are bad, surgical. ...Read more
OCD: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions). Counseling, therapy and medication can all help with OCD. A Psychiatrist would be the best Dr. to see as they specialize in the anxiety disorders. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What skin disease can be confused with scabies? And how can I treated? My family is being affected with "scabies" according to the doctors but as I have understood that the scabies does not affect the neck area and affected me. What could this be and how
Can men be treated to get rid of of HPV like women do? How? What treatment should they go through? What needs to be done? Surgery?!
Change shoes: Unfortunately high heels do a number of things to our feet to cause pain and they can and do contribute to deformities from long term use. The best way to avoid these problems-don't wear them or at the very least limit the time you spend wearing them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can GERD or LPR cause lyringits. If yes how can we treat it? If no then what can be the causes and how to treat and stop reoccurring of lyringits?
Laryngitis: Laryngitis can come from gerd. Head of bed elevated, no eating 3 hours before bedtime. Ask doctor about increasing Prilosec dose. Change of diet. Is it postnasal drip? You can have polyps and growths in your larynx too, must be checked by specialist. Tobacco definitely leads to laryngitis. It is like rubbing sandpaper on your larynx. ...Read more
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