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What Is The Best Solution Of Chronic Blepharitis
Diligence: This is a condition similar to dandruff. It is cyclical and there are periods when it flares more than others. Treatment involves thorough cleaning of the lids twice per day, application of mild steroid cream (very light amount after cleaning and washing) and sometimes adding Doxycycline systemically. Some feel that omega oils are also helpful. Follow along with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Allergy eyes: Hayfever results in histamine release, which causes sinus drainage and itchy, puffy, watery eyes. The best allergy eyedrops contain a combination of an antihistamine and a mast cell stabilizer. Over the counter, i recommend zaditor, which is used twice a day for 2 or 3 weeks during allergy season (now). Some excellent, long-acting, once-a-day allergy drops are Pataday and lastacaft (alcaftadine). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: On what the cause of the inflammation is. If it's from an infection then appropriate anti-infectives like antibiotic or antiviral are fine. If it's from an autoimmune problem then sometimes steroids or stronger immunosuppresants are necessary. If it's from run of the mill osteoarthritis then simple non-steroidal antiinflammatories can be fine. ...Read more
What is the most effective hidradenitis suppurativa treatment? Is there a cure? What is the best way to relieve the pain of this?
Lid hygiene: The best treatment is to clean your eyelids and lashes with baby shampoo and place a warm compress over your eyelids x 10 minutes twice a day. You should incorporate this into your daily hygiene routine. You can also take a nutritional supplement such as omega three fatty acids or flaxseed oil to improve the oily layer of your tear film. ...Read more
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Start w sleep : Hygiene. Get sleep medicine specialist eval if that doesn't do the trick. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk or chamomile tea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: To treat a disorder, you must first know what is causing the problem. See an ophthalmologist to determine why your eyelids are always swollen. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Time . . .: Acne (pimples) usually resolves w/time but may leave behind scars. We now have better options for treatment (at least in the states) than when i was growing up. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/acne/ds00169 and discuss w/your local doc as I have no idea what's available in india. ...Read more
Warm compresses: Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the stye for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed), or surgical incision and drainage, or steroid have been the only effective treatments demonstrated get rid of a stye. A stye is due to the orifice of an oil gland (mebomian gland) in the eyelid margin becoming inflamed, and not an infection, so antibiotics are not indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right Dx!: The best solution for a sinus problem is to make sure it really is a sinus infection rather than allergies, other types of headaches, or just nasal congestion. So a detailed history with a willing primary md, ent, or even allergist will start your path to getting the right treatment for your problems. ...Read more
Topical steroids: Inflammation is typically treated with steroid eye drops such as durezol, (difluprednate) pred forte, or lotemax. Just as important is knowing the cause of the inflammation so that the underlying problem can be treated. Inflammation is a common response to some type of insult or disease. Steroids can have serious side effects and are usually used for a limited time. Treating the underlying cause is critical. ...Read more
Vaginal discharge: Leukorrhea refers to thick white or yellow vaginal discharge. It is not a disease, but rather a sign or symptom which usually indicates hormonal (estrogen) changes. If it becomes more pronounced or foul-smelling, it may indicate inflammation of the vagina or cervix, possibly from infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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