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Macular amyloidosis confirmed by skin biopsy from the pigmented patch on lower thigh. What is the line of treatment and prognosis .? Can it spread ?

Macular amyloidosis confirmed by skin biopsy from the pigmented patch on lower thigh. What is the line of treatment and prognosis .? Can it spread ?

Good prognosis: Macular amyloidosis is a local proliferation on the skin usually on the trunk as you have. It never spreads too much or into the blood. The treatment may be as simple as temovate (clobetasol) ointment twice daily to local cortisone injections, local liquid nitrogen, dermabrasion or laser treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cherry red spot in the back of the eyes?

What is the best treatment for cherry red spot in the back of the eyes?

Where: Cherry red spot is a term used in the retina after the central retinal artery occlusion. If some one has this the person needs immediate medical attention by both eye doc and internal med doc. The source for emboli could be carotid or cardiac (heart). The person needs echo cardiogram and carotid doppler. ...Read more

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What is the recommended treatment for permanent redness and flaky skin around the mouth that turns darker ?

What is the recommended treatment for permanent redness and flaky skin around the mouth that turns darker ?

See dermatologist: This suggests that some of the products you use for oral hygiene (mouthwash, toothpaste especially those with a whitening agent etc) , if changing brands don't help after a week, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: raised red rash crosses the midline?

What is the definition or description of: raised red rash crosses the midline?

Not enough detail: I am sorry, but your question does not contain enough details to give an answer that would be helpful to you. If you could be more detailed in your description, we might be able to steer you in the proper direction to provide help for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a tiny blood blister on corner of lower lip?

What is the best treatment for a tiny blood blister on corner of lower lip?

Time: If the tiny blood blister is of recent onset and due to trauma, it will likely resolve and disappear with time. If the blood blister has been present for an extended period, it is possible it could represent a hemangioma (abnormal enlarged blood vessel) which should not pose a problem unless it is constantly traumatized and bleeds. Your dentist can advise you or refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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MY URINE PUS CELLS LEVEL IS 40 -50.IS IT VERY SEVERE.KINDLY ADVICE ON THE TREATMENT FOR THE SAME?

MY URINE PUS CELLS LEVEL IS 40 -50.IS IT VERY SEVERE.KINDLY ADVICE ON THE TREATMENT FOR THE SAME?

UTI? STD?: Probably an infection, but you don't provide enough information. If you are young (under 30) or at risk, or if any discharge from the penis, then an STD is likely, especially gonorrhea or chlamydia. If older or with prior urinary tract problems (e.g. prostate, recent hospitalization with a catheter), then a non-STD urinary tract infection (UTI) is likely. Don't guess or self treat: get care ASAP. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for red dots in the mouth?

What is the best treatment for red dots in the mouth?

Depends on cause.: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Consult with your dentist. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

What is the best treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

See ophthalmologist: Corneal scratches are quite painful. They can rarely get infected if the agent causing the scratch was contaminated. However tears are very anti-bacterial which helps. Treatment includes topical moisturizers, a therapeutic contact lens in some cases and anti-pain medication if needed. Uncomplicated scratches develop a new skin in 24 hours typically. If longer, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of blue spot on lips at localised area due to minor injury and what s d treatment?

What is the treatment of blue spot on lips at localised area  due to minor injury and what s d treatment?

Mucocele: What you described is consistent with a mucocele. Mucus has accumulated in tissue due to injury to a small salivary gland in the lip. It may need to be removed surgically so you should consult a doctor. Consult this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/mucocele-causes-symptoms-and-treatment ...Read more

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Does Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis which is noticed on the foot spreads all over the body? Please answer the query and help me out..

Does Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis which is noticed on the foot spreads all over the body?  Please answer the query and help me out..

Usually not: These disorders are caused by red cells extravasating into the skin and causing discoloration. They typically show up on dependent areas of the body. This is why pressure stocking and elevation help the problem. ...Read more

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There is a white patch on the top of the shaft under the glans. Also seems to be indentations (almost akin to cracks) in the same area. What is this?

There is a white patch on the top of the shaft under the glans. Also seems to be indentations (almost akin to cracks) in the same area. What is this?

See your PCP FOR DX: It seems we have lack of additional information like itching , burning or drainage from the lesion and sexual history. It look like fungal balanitis or yeast infection which need treatment with topical antifungal medicine. ...Read more

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What is the best threatment for an infected pimple just below the nose?

What is the best threatment for an infected pimple just below the nose?

Cleanse, antibiotic: I would gently clean it followed by otc antibiotic ointment 2-3 times daily. If it gets bigger and more painful then may need oral antibiotics. Avoid squeezing it as bacteria may enter the blood and cause an infected blood clot to form at the base of the brain. ...Read more

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What is the best topical treatment for ringworm on the skin of my legs?

What is the best topical treatment for ringworm on the skin of my legs?

Butenafine: I do a lot of grappling and i always have someone with ringworm. I prefer Butenafine (mentax) because it is once a day. It is now available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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What is good for a skin rash in the crease of the buttox?

What is good for a skin rash in the crease of the buttox?

See a doctor: You need a proper diagnosis before taking a prescription. You could have anything from an inflamed varicose vein (hemorroid) to yeast to allergies to a dermatitis. Do not stick any house hold over the counter creams there until you get a diagnosis from a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the word for skin colored bumps around the eyes?

What is the word for skin colored bumps around the eyes?

Annoying!: The fatty collections that form around the eyes in some folks are xanthelasmata. Skin colored "bumps" can be many different things: enlarged/engorged oil glands (chalazia), skin tags and papillomata, sebaceous cysts, etc. All may be skin colored but are from different structures within or beneath the skin. Best to have your eyemd look at any lesion that worries you! ...Read more

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What is the sutable treatment for the akne and black signs on my skin at the back?

What is the sutable treatment for the akne and black signs on my skin at the back?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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Is there a clear top treatment available for the pain caused by the sciatic nerve in the human body? What is it?

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Is there a clear top treatment available for the pain caused by the sciatic nerve in the human body? What is it?

Depends on cause: This is often a lumbar radiculopathy with compression of the nerve as it exits the spine. It often improves on its own with medication and physical therapy. However, surgical decompression is sometimes required. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for scar of the pimples on the face?

What is the best treatment for scar of the pimples on the face?

Difficult: resurfacing fractional lasers help reduce the scars but a great result is only 50% improvement, deep chemical peels by a trained MD help as well. Dermadbrasion and possibly the dermapen can reduce the scars to a lesser degree ...Read more

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Is it normal for a small freckle to appear on the top of your foot?

Is it normal for a small freckle to appear on the top of your foot?

Yes: Everyone eventually gets a freckle on top of a foot. Then the other foot. Then more freckles. It comes with advancing age. If worried that a freckle is not just a freckle, one can have her primary care doctor or a dermatologist look at it. ...Read more

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Red Skin (Definition)

= erythema of the outermost layer of ...Read more