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What Is The Best Procedure And Treatment For Crabs
Which medicine to treat pubic lice.I found it in many no. But no redness only itchy..Is there any home treatment?
See answer: A lice-killing lotion containing 1% Permethrin or a mousse containing pyrethrins and piperonyl butoxide can be used to treat pubic ("crab") lice. These products (rid and nix) are available over-the-counter without prescription at pharmacy. Lindane shampoo (kwell) is a prescription med and considered second line treatment. Malathion lotion 0.5% (ovide) and oral Ivermectin not fda approved in U.S. ...Read more
My partner and I cannot have sex. I have pubic lice we both thinking of having Ivf treatment instead.
Caution...: Amor vie makers claim to be "safer" than hormones used in the whi study as they are bioidentical. This claim is dangerous and not founded by fact. Hrt can be safely administered by a licensed healthcare provider, but caution must be advised. Any type of HRT can increase the risk of breast cancer, stroke, and heart attack among others. The lowest most effective dose for 5-7 yrs is recommended. ...Read more
A 28 year-old man wishes to know if a tendon transfer is the only option for a wrist drop after a humerus fracture.....?
It depends: Sounds like you might have a radial nerve injury after a humerus fracture which unfortunately can be relatively common. Is it a post op nerve palsy? or was no surgery done to fix the humerus. How long has it been? If its been >6 weeks, an EMG can be helpful to see if there is any re-inervation. Make sure you are doing at least passive range of motion to avoid stiffness. We can set up a consult. ...Read more
What are the best cosmetic treatments/procedures for minimizing or eliminating so-called "necklace lines" (horizontal lines or rings on the neck)?
2: 2. Botox or restylane fillers. Make sure you see a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Options: There are options to treat your pain, including medication, interventional pain procedures, and spinal cord stimulation. ...Read more
Depends: Pain can be for many, many reasons. Start with seeing your primary care and they will help you decide if you need to see a specialist. Rheumatologists, neurologists, orthopedists and interventional pain doctors are just some of the specialties that could help you with your pain. ...Read more
Topical therapy: The best treatment for molloscum is some sort of topical treatment, whether it's acid, cautery or physical scraping. ...Read more
Dose it bother you: If it dose and not improve by medications, go and see neuro- surgeon he will tell out if you an operation to take it out. ...Read more
Physician Review: Palpable nodes in the breast may or may not be lymph nodes. Any palpable nodule in the breast should be reviewed by a physician who is experienced in breast review; surgeon, OB gyn, pcp. The provider should have access to high resolution ultrasound for an in depth review of the palpable area. Treatment options range from conservative observation to surgical excision, biopsy. Seek physician review. ...Read more
1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day
2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week.
3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good)
4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days
5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more
Find the cause.: Shock is a general term that refers to a condition where the body is trying desperately to maintain stability of normal vital signs, but failing. There are several major types of shock, depending on the reason for the condition. Trauma, infection, spinal cord injury, and cardiac failure are some of the more typical reasons. The best treatment differs for each category. ...Read more
Need diagnosis...: Cough treatment depends on the etiology of the cough. It could be due to bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip, bronchitis, etc. All these diagnoses have completely different treatments so you should see your doc for eval for any cough lasting more than a week or 2. If it is due to a virus, it should run its course within that time. There are many effective prescription treatments. ...Read more
Relative rest: The only thing that fixes this is relative rest, decrease your routine until symptoms improve. This is not one of those pains you should "run through, " this only prolongs the suffering. Also make sure you are not over-pronating and stretch your calf muscles to make sure they are not too tight. ...Read more
ITP: Itp is also called immune thrombocytopenia or idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura. Idiopathic means unknown cause. It's a diagnosis of exclusion and results in peripheral destruction of platelets causing low platelet count and petechiae and risk of bleeding. Mild cases no treatment. Severe cases meaning platelets below 50 k respond to steroids, ivig, rituxan, splenectomy, nplate, Promacta (eltrombopag) etc. ...Read more
No Rx required: If you don't have a partner and aren't bringing about your own ejaculations on your own during the day, this is going to happen to you. There's nothing unhealthy about it, and in fact it lets your know that you've got the healthy body that a grown man should have. Talk with some other grown men about this side of your life -- maybe even dad. ...Read more
You're a MAN!: You can't stop them and shouldn't want to. If you don't have regular ejaculations, either by enjoying yourself when you're alone, or with a partner, this is going to happen. Anybody who tells you this is unhealthy is badly misinformed or trying to frighten you for their own dark purposes. Most men enjoy them. Best wishes. ...Read more
Eczema: Hydration is key for treatment and prevention. Your child should have a daily bath, and a good moisturizer, such as cerave, should be applied immediately after the bath. To treat eczema flare ups, normally, a topical steroid preperation is used. Depending on the severity of the flare up, oral antibiotics and/or oral steroids maybe needed. Prevention is key. ...Read more
Increased tearing: Here i assume you are asking about increased tearing rather than ways to increase your tearing. Increased tearing can be from an obstruction of tear outflow / drainage or from reflex tearing. In reflex tearing, the eyes are dry as a baseline, and some external factor (wind, etc.) dries them just a little bit more, which stimulates an outpouring of tears. Artificial tear use can help prevent this. ...Read more
Treat the cause: Check with your doctor or opthalmologist and see what is the cause and have that treated. ...Read more
No clear winner:
Ledderhose disease is sometimes referred to as Dupuytren's contracture of the foot. There are multiple treatments suggested, which usually means there is not 1 specific "fix" for the problem. There are newer treatments for Dupuytren's including Xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum). See your orthopedic specialist or podiatrist for eval of your case.
http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/gard/6873/ledderhose-disease/resources/ ...Read more
Cosmetic Problem: Aka tinea versicolor. It is a fungal infection of the skin, causing skin color changes. Other than the visible changes, it does not cause any other medical problems. Most of the time, it is not treated. It can be controlled using anti-fungal creams or shampoos (like medicated selsun), which are applied and rinsed off 20 minutes later. Oral treatment can be worse than the problem. ...Read more
Acetaminophen: Tylenol or acetaminophen is generally the safest treatment of osteoarthritis. It is best to not exceed 1000mg three times a day. You would also need to check with your doctor to make sure that your liver is okay before starting this medication. Continuing to stay active can also help. Physical therapy and stronger medications may be needed if the pain is severe. ...Read more