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I have black spot as well as pimples on my back. I used scar removal cream for four months but didn't see any changes. What should I do?
I am 22 yr old. My skin is oily and my face is full of pimples and its reddish spots. What should I do to reduce my acne and spots?
Hello Dr. I am 17 years old. In my face more dark colour pimples and marks. And my face is darken. How to improve and how to remove pimples and marks. Skinlite ointment is good?
I need cure for chicken pox spots which occurred 4 month before there are dark spots over my whole body especially face.
I have a small pimple like thing on my finger for the past 1 month. Its become hard and not healing. Its small. No irritation. No pain. Nothing, its just there. Skin is becoming dark.
I am a 44 years old man n for the l0 years I have a itching problem .Iitch all over my body mainly hands ,legs, scalp if I do not take a tablet to control it i.Last 10 every 3 days but I want a permanent solution n having tried 3 to 4 skin doctors who could not identify the problem the last one been the one who suggested the tablet.
I am 21 years old as I am suffering with skin doses and rashes under the thyes from 2 months. So please suggest the best medicine thank u.
Hi doctor I am 28 years old not married and my weight is 89kgs. I have lots of facial hair. What is the best way to get rid of it. I am sick and tired of getting it waxed after every 15 days. Do I have some hormonal problem or is it normal?
Please let me know the best ointment for skin burn. Skin burn with hot water at the time of taking bath. Thanks.
Hello sir. I had used. Deodorants since few years. But now I got allergic reaction. If I use that on my direct skin. But not I stopped using it on my skin. Now I have itchy on my under arm. I got wound then while I'm scratching there. So please give a good suggestion for this.
Please suggest me some cream for chickenpox blisters marks remove .it would be very helpful to me if you tell me .
Hello, I remain I am very tired sir I have loss my farines my face, sir mera pehle color fair tha 6 to 7 month se dark hota ja rha hai or face per halke color freckles bhi hote h please help what I do jis mera color pehle ki tarah fair ho jaye next month is my marriage please help me. I request you please help me please suggest me what can I do?
I'm a male. My facial and hands skin is darker than my other body parts. It's clearly visible when I take my shirt off. The skin on neck and face is totally different from the skin on chest. My concern is. How to get even tone skin? Is there any drug or natural remedies available for it?
How I get rid off my face skin from pimples and blackheads or spots. Please suggest me some caring tips products, medicines or diet. Can you help me please ?
The infection of the bone of the ear is Mastoiditis. This may be an acute infection needing hospitalisation and injectable drugs or may be in the form of slow bone eroding processes like cholesteatoma.
Let us learn more about this condition and its treatment
Understanding the mastoid bone: The mastoid bone is made up of air sacs and it looks a lot like a sponge. In this sense, it is different from the other bones that can be found in the human body. In order to function properly, this bone requires air from the other parts of the ear, including the Eustachain Tube which connects the middle part of the ear with the portion that lies at the back of the throat. If this tube gets infected due to any reason, the infection and bacteria can also travel to the Mastoid bone, leading to an infection in this area. Another form of the infection starts from the ear drum and a slowly progressive bone eroding process starts which spreads into the air sacs and can potentially spread to the brain.
Symptoms: Acute mastoiditis will present with earache, ear discharge and onset of fever and chills, as well as redness and inflammation behind the ear. Pain in the ear may be experienced along with headaches and swelling that may be experienced behind the eyes. At the very earliest sign, these symptoms must be reported to an ENT or ear throat nose specialist so that the treatment can happen at the earliest. Chronic mastoiditis may be due to repeated infections and bone eroding cholesteatoma which presents with repeated episodes of ear discharge which may be foul smelling and may even have blood.
Diagnosis: The diagnosis is mostly made on ear examination and may involve imaging tests like a CT scan as well as an MRI scan of the head and the ear. A simple X-ray of the mastoids can help in detecting the severity of the infection, and it spread.
Treatment: After diagnosing the problem with imaging tests as well as a detailed ear examination, the doctor will usually start the treatment by admitting the patient in the hospital. Antibiotic medication will be administered through intravenous methods, after which oral antibiotics will be prescribed for many days after the patient has been discharged from the hospital. Surgery may be required if the infection has not cleared up even after the use of antibiotics and is also done in cases of bone erosion. This surgery will be done to drain the infected fluid from the ear and remove a part of this Mastoid bone. Complications like facial paralysis and vertigo need to be discussed with the surgeon before the surgery.
Herpes zoster or Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful rash. Although shingles can occur anywhere on your body, it most often appears as a single stripe of blisters that wraps around either the left or the right side of your torso.
Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus — the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you've had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain. Years later, the virus may reactivate as shingles.
While it isn't a life-threatening condition, shingles can be very painful. Vaccines can help reduce the risk of shingles, while early treatment can help shorten a shingles infection and lessen the chance of complications.
The signs and symptoms of shingles usually affect only a small section of one side of your body. These signs and symptoms may include:
- Pain, burning, numbness or tingling
- Sensitivity to touch
- A red rash that begins a few days after the pain
- Fluid-filled blisters that break open and crust over
Some people also experience:
Pain is usually the first symptom of shingles. For some, it can be intense. Depending on the location of the pain, it can sometimes be mistaken for a symptom of problems affecting the heart, lungs or kidneys. Some people experience shingles pain without ever developing the rash.
Most commonly, the shingles rash develops as a stripe of blisters that wraps around either the left or right side of your torso. Sometimes the shingles rash occurs around one eye or on one side of the neck or face.
There's no cure for shingles, but prompt treatment with prescription antiviral drugs can speed healing and reduce your risk of complications. These medications include:
Shingles can cause severe pain, so your doctor also may prescribe:
- Capsaicin topical patch
- Anticonvulsants, such as gabapentin
- Tricyclic antidepressants, such as amitriptyline
- Numbing agents, such as lidocaine, delivered via a cream, gel, spray or skin patch
- Medications that contain narcotics, such as codeine
- An injection including corticosteroids and local anesthetics
Shingles generally lasts between two and six weeks. Most people get shingles only once, but it is possible to get it two or more times.