Search Results for: oral florid papillomatosis

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Treatment

…ichen planus Initial therapy First-line treatment: Treat with oral prednisone (or an equivalent steroid) at 40-60 mg/day. Maintain the dose until symptoms abate and lesions clear (approximately 2-6 weeks). While treatment with systemic steroids leads…

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Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Key Points

Key Points Recurrent aphthous ulcers are the most common oral ulcerative ailment, which classically appear as shallow, round or oval ulcers with an inflammatory edge and a faint pseudomembrane. Diagnosis may be made by history and physical exam alon…

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Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Treatment

…erapy: Patients with active ulcers should avoid trauma to the oral mucosa (including hard toothbrushes or sharp foods) and limit intake of acidic products which can worsen pain. Topical analgesics and local protective topical medicaments may provide…

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Candidiasis: Treatment

…ect GI tract overgrowth in cases of perianal candidiasis. Add oral nystatin 500,000 U q.i.d. for one week. Evaluate the patient for diabetes mellitus. Subsequent therapy Nystatin ointment or zinc oxide paste applied over the topical imidazole may enh…

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Angular Cheilitis: Treatment

…ngoing maceration of affected sites. Treatment of concomitant oral candidiasis, when present, is also necessary. Infants: Oral candidiasis (thrush) is almost always present. Treatment is with oral nystatin suspension (100,000 U/ml) q.i.d., plus appli…

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Acrodermatitis Enteropathica: Overview

…l as nonhealing ulcers and recalcitrant infections. Secondary oral candidiasis (thrush) often complicates AE, and they may need to be treated simultaneously. Because zinc deficiency causes acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE), the therapeutic strategy i…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Treatment

…to support the use of intravenous antibiotics over the use of oral antibiotics; in fact, there are small studies demonstrating that oral therapies may be in some cases more effective than intravenous treatment. Small studies may also support the use…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea versicolor

…or sulfur and salicylic acid are probably equally effective. Oral ketoconazole is very effective and may be used alone or in addition to the above treatment. Several treatment schedules are effective. Give the patient 2-4 tablets (400-800 mg) to be…

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Key Points

…Therapy is only indicated if it is symptomatic. Introduction Oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) has to date been pathognomonic of immunosuppression usually due to HIV infection. In one series, it was present in 11.5% of HIV-infected individuals, designati…

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