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how can i get some kind of painrelief till the infection gets better?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not enough info: Don't know part of the body is impacted or what type of infection is referred to.

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Can you tell me how to get some kind of painrelief till the infection gets better?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
More info please: Please provide us with more information about this infection. Where is it? What type of infection is it? What medications are you currently taking? What is your pain like?

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