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What Is The Best Treatment For Leishmaniasis
Many: Your dermatologist can help you here. Treatment includes sunshine with skin protection for the risk of skin cancer, light therapy, topical medications including corticosteroids, topical tars, other topical medications, oral medications and even injectable and infusion medications inclduing biologic therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smallpox: The WHO announced World-wide eradication of Smallpox on May 8 1980. Smallpox has no animal reservoirs. So Smallpox would not return naturally.A Smallpox patient should be isolated in a negative-pressure room until all scabs have fallen off. Provide intravenous or oral hydration wi electrolyte/ fluid monitoring. The person should be vaccinated as soon as possible after exposure. Wound care is > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you are : Sure of the diagnosis, and you have nothing else, it is usually oral medication to eradicate it. But you should go see a doctor to make sure that nothing else is going one, and the doctor will give you proper medication. ...Read more
Rest, fluids, and...: ...Fever reducers (aspirin, or acetaminphen) . There are two approved drugs that can reduce symptoms, but only if started within ~24 hours of symptoms. Most people will have a self-resolving illness. But its not fun to have the flu, and the best strategy is prevention. Get your annual flu shot. Wash your hands a lot (during flu season especially). Buy and use hand sanitizer gel. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Melanoderma: "melanoderma: increased skin pigmentation, darkening of the skin. This is directly due to an increased amount of melanin pigment in the skin when there is increased production of melanin by the melanocytes (the cells that make melanin) or if there is a rise in the number of melanocytes." this means any thing from freckles to melanoma. Treatment is with skin bleaching creams, either otc or by md rx. ...Read more
Not infectious cause: The mayo clinic in 2011 (arch dermatol, sep 2011; 147: 1041 - 1045. ) published a case series regarding morgellon's, concluding that an infectious cause is not there. In many cases, patients with this condition are very, very resistant to even consider a psychiatric cause for this awful delusion of infestations- like worms coming out of the pores of their skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several treatments.: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but very rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends on cause: Tcp can be increased distruction in a transient post infectious event in kids, a sign of bone marrow invasion by a leukemia, increased use in an infectious process etc. Treatment requires a proper evaluation and identification of the process involved.Occasionally transfusion of pooled platelets are given & some meds may be helpful. This is a complex issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitiligo treatment: Leukoderma or vitiligo treatment has to be individualized based on your age, extent of the disease, distribution and the rate of progression. Initial best treatment choice is a high potency topical corticosteroid although other combination treatment modalities can be used. You should consult with your dermatologist. ...Read more
H Pylori eradication: Peptic ulcers are commonly caused by helicobacter pylori infection, a tough bacteria that can survive in the acidic environment of the stomach. Getting tested for and treated for this condition is important in peptic ulcers. H. Pylori is not the cause. Stomach acid suppression with proton pump inhibitors may also be effective depending on the type, location, and severity of he ulcer. ...Read more
Cellulaze: Cellulite is a structural issue with the skin, related to genetics, diet and exercise, age and your body shape. It does worsen with age, so it won't go away on its own, but Cellulaze is an effective, long lasting treatment for Cellulite. Creams and external treatments do not give lasting results. Learn more at http://www.omahacosmeticsurgery.com/cellulite-treatement/cellulaze/ ...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
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