The Doctors March 19 2012
The Doctors did a special Gross Anatomy edition of their show dealing with embarrassing and uncomfortable medical conditions. They talked about conditions that can be painful or unsightly, and what patients can do to find relief.
Get the advice from today’s episode using the links below.
The Doctors: Varicose Vein Treatment
Sometimes abscesses and boils can get out of control, causing a condition known as Hidradenitis. Learn about how this is diagnosed and treated. Also, a new procedure for Varicose Veins is less invasive and can provide hope for severe cases.
The Doctors: Toe Lengthening Implants & LED Psoriasis Therapy
A genetic defect caused a woman’s fourth toes not to grow to their full length. She is embarrassed and cannot wear open toed shoes or enjoy the beach. But a new custom implant procedure provided her with instant relief. Also, Psoriasis patients have many treatment options, including light and LED therapies.
The Doctors: Labiaplasty Surgery Results
One nursing student has such an oversized Labia that it is uncomfortable for her to sit down for long periods of time. The Doctors also discovered that she had Scar Tissue around her Clitoris. Learn about the surgeries they performed to give her relief.
The Doctors: Keloid Scar Tissue Treatments
A Keloid is Scar Tissue gone wild. One man had recurring growths on his earlobe. Find out the multiple aggressive treatments recommended for him by Dr. Andrew Ordon, including steroids and radiation to prevent this from coming back a fourth time.
The Doctors: Colonoscopy for Hemorrhoids & Anal Fissures
Anal bleeding is always a cause for concern. Learn whether you should be alarmed by Hemorrhoids and what to know about Anal Fissures. Plus, find out the benefits of a Colonoscopy to rule out other medical issues.
The Doctors: Roundworms in Humans & Trachoma Eye Infection
Pets can pass Roundworms to humans, but not in the way you might think. Plus, an eye infection could make you go blind if it’s not untreated. And The Doctors get progress reports from some of today’s patients.