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What is the best way to get rid of fibroids?

What is the best way to get rid of fibroids?

Maybe nothing: Uterine fiborids are quite common, especially in african american women. Often they don't cause much problem, but some women may experience painful and heavy menstrual periods, causing anemia etc..Progestin only birth controls may help a bit. They can be surgically removed, selectively embolized (cut off blood supply), or hormone suppression. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more


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What is the best way to get rid of acne?

What is the best way to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: I'm going to assume that topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, a salicylic acid wash and topical retinoic acid have all failed. Ignore all "pop" advice. Your physician needs to add a prescription-strength Rx. You're female so the oral contraceptive pill or spironolaction are options. An antibiotic may be all that's required. If you need isotretinoin, don't worry about the scare stories. Cheers. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of blackheads?

What is the best way to get rid of blackheads?

Exfoliate ; comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips, et. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimples?

What is the best way to get rid of pimples?

Rx: This is the 21st century and you shouldn't have to be troubled by these annoying lesions -- being a teen is difficult enough. I start with topical Clindamycin plus either benzoyl peroxide (over-the-counter) or a retinoic acid derivative (if there's lots of blackheads); a systemic antibiotic as appropriate is helpful if this fails and dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of gallstones?

What is the best way to get rid of gallstones?

Surgery: Many people have gallstones which are found by tests done for other reasons. Common though subtle symptoms for gallstone disease are right upper abdominal pain, esp after greasy/fatty meals, nausea and vomiting. Unless you have symptoms, incidental gallstones don't always have to result in surgery for gallbladder removal. However, with gallstones and symptoms, surgery is best option. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of fat?

What is the best way to get rid of fat?

Diet and Exercise: So far the best treatment is really diet and exercise although the search is on for a universally effective medicine for obesity. There are treatments in the pipeline and in clinical trials but nothing that is really available right now. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of blemishes?

What is the best way to get rid of blemishes?

Blemish: The treatment depends on the problem causing the blemish is it a hyperpigmented scar, a depression, an ice pick, a cyst, etc. Depending on the diagnosis treatments include: bleaching agents, peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, skin needling, camouflage, tattoo, excision, grafting, fillers, fat grafting, puch grafting, soft tissue rearrangement, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of bloat?

What is the best way to get rid of bloat?

Diet diary : Keep a diet diary and monitor your symptoms. You may find that certain particular foods contribute. If its fried food, eliminate them, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of adhd?

What is the best way to get rid of adhd?

Can't: You can't get rid of adhd, but you could control the symptoms, improve quality of life and minimize sequelae and side effects.A through, comphehensive evaluation by an experienced well trained professional is the starting point .Medication, behavioral intervention and parent skill training are treatments of choice.Neurofeedback, school intervention, helpful, other modalities not enough data or unproven. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of hypochondria?

What is the best way to get rid of hypochondria?

Psychotherapy: Hypochonriasis is a mental disorder as described in the diagnostic and statistical manual. I recommend you see a professional if you wish to rid yourself of this problem. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of tendinitis?

What is the best way to get rid of tendinitis?

Depends: A true tendinitis infers that there is inflammation going on. This will usually cause redness, lots of pain with use of that tendon. This is treated with rest, ice and anti-inflammatory medication. Lots of problems are called tendinitis that aren't inflammatory at all. If the pain has been there for months most likely it is not inflamed but probably has some degeneration that is causing the pain. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of acne fast?

What is the best way to get rid of acne fast?

Scientific Rx: Jhere's no quick fix. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. He/she may be able to add a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin, a retinoic acid derivative, a systemic antibiotic, topical sprionolactone or some other rx. All acne is manageable nowadays. Take advantage of what the 21st century offers. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of sunspots?

What is the best way to get rid of sunspots?

Stay out of the sun: Sun spots fade without further sun exposure. Use a sun block every day and avoid direct sun exposure. If you are outside in addition to sunblock wear a hat and stay in the shade. There are medications and skin treatments that reduce sun spots but staying out of the sun is cheaper and in the long run better for your health. Sun exposure is direclly related to skin cancer risk! ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of acne naturally?

What is the best way to get rid of acne naturally?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of ringworms?

What is the best way to get rid of ringworms?

Antifungal therapy: No worms are involved in ringworm, so the word is always singular. Ringworm is a poorly chosen name for a fungal infection of the skin. The treatment is generally with a topical antifungal cream, though oral antifungals are sometimes necessary. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of hemorrhoids?

What is the best way to get rid of hemorrhoids?

Fiber, fiber and....: Fiber. Prevention is the best option. Appropriate diet is the best way to help hemorrhoidal symptoms. Often hemorrhoidal symptoms will go away when you start a high fiber diet. Try shooting for 20grams daily. A fiber one bar is one way to start! if fiber fails there are office based procedures that may be used as well as many new surgical options. ...Read more

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