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home remedies for phlebitis

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Please clarify: Please clarify what you mean by phlebitis. In medical terms, it is an inflammation of a vein. It can be superficial or deep. It can be due to a clot ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lornell Hansen
26 years experience Phlebology
Many Options: I assume you are talking about a superficial phlebitis of the legs. The best option is to wear graduated compression stockings, take and anti-inflamma ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Depends on area: Superficial phlebitis is treated with heat, anti-inflammatory agents, and tincture of time. Sometimes when infected, surgical excision is required. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Anticoagulation: Interesting question because just had a patient who developed phlebitis two-weeks after a knee fracture. Her internist and i had a long discussion o ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Vipond
18 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Sunscreen, Retinols: In treating hyperpigmentation, it is extremely important to minimize sun exposure through sun protection and sunscreen. Products containing retinols m ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Josephson
13 years experience Ophthalmology
Warm compresses: Unfortunately I'm not aware of home remedies other than continued hot compresses and to manage the dry eye with artificial tears. you can see your do ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Williams
18 years experience Gynecology
Many Treatments: Vulvodynia is a disorder of pain which can consist of burning, shooting, itching, or throbbing pain of the vagina. It has no known etiology and is a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
None that works.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves in the saphenous vein system. There is a strong hereditary component. There are many potential home remedie ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Home Remedies/Acne: Cut slices of a lemon and squeeze the juice out onto a cotton ball (if you have sensitive skin add a drop of water or two) and you're supposed to leav ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Royal
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
MAGNESIUM APSARTATE: Muscle cramps can usually be helped by magnesium and potassium complexed with aspartate, the Amino Acid that carries minerals into the cells. There is ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
Chillblains: The best treatment is prevention. Keeping the area warm at all times helps prevent flareups. Also, one should be tested for lupus as well. If the a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
None: Besides cough medicine ie Robitussin (guaifenesin) rest prescription.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Oral hygiene: Excellent oral hygiene is the way to control. Brush at least twice a day with either a manual or electric toothbrush, and floss. Clean your tongue. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudy Malayil
Specializes in Pain Management
Sciatic pain: You can take Advil (ibuprofen) or naproxen for the pain. You can also do core exercises to improve to pain long term
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Lotions: Elimite (permethrin). Or kwell.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Stockings or cover up makeup can be used to cover spider veins up. Injection or laser treatment can be used to treat spider veins.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Rest: Easy walking, calcium and vitamin d, avoid heavy lifting, walking every day, and try to stand up straight.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: It is crucial to be evaluated and treated by a physician if you have a uterine infection. Untreated, a uterine infection can lead to scarring, infert ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes.: Yes, start with resting the affected region (limb or joint), icing, limb elevation, immobilization are good starting points for arthritic pain. Over- ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Cause: First the cause of the problem must be determined before a treatment is recommended.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Sipperley
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Warm compresses: If the lesion does not resolve within a few days you should see your ophthalmologist for consideration of additional medical or surgical treatment.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Shulman
44 years experience Urology
Hydration: Lots of fluids could help, i.e. Perhaps "wash out" or dilute out the infection. Antibiotics require a prescription. Cranberry products which may hel ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rausch
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Bleach bath: Place a cup of bleach in bath of water. Wash body ( not hair). Rinse. Repeat weekly for 1 month. Bleach is know to rid the skin of the bacteria mrsa, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience Dermatology
None: Need prescription therapy.
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