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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Don't get out of bed: or hang by Ur heels. All kidding aside, there is no way. Being upright compresses the spine & the disk spaces rehydrate while sleeping as they R u ... Read More
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Dr. John Walker
24 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Blood Supply: Hot compresses increase blood flow to the area and can increase the elasticity of the muscles and connective tissue surrounding the joints, thus minim ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need antibiotics: Antibiotics are very important with treatment of mastitis. Without antibiotics an abscess can form and may require surgical drainage. Please see a d ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Margolis
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
After one year stye: non treatment of a stye or chalazion with hot compresses unlikely to be effective Probabably material has solidified Try but not expectant success
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Recheck with eyedoc: Some chalazia are multi loculated so that your ophthalmologist may have cleaned out the larger one but simply missed the smaller one. A few will rese ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience in Ophthalmology
As much as possible: 4 times a day is 4 times better than once a day. Just don't burn yourself.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: This is the normal treatment. If it does not resolve in two weeks, see an ophthalmologist.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience in Ophthalmology
Stye: Most styes have a core of inflammatory material inside. After a time, the core tends to fibrose and become hard. If the stye is resistant to hot com ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Time: Usually takes a week or two to resolve although some improvement should be seen within a few days.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Continue: Continue the hot compress pes until bump is gone, the puffiness should go away also.
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