A 37-year-old female asked:
is it normal for a possible ankle sprain to still be swollen, tender to the touch, burn an feel puffy or like theres fluid where it's swollen?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Yes.These are all: Symptoms of an ankle sprain.An orthopedist can tell if there is a more significant injury.
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Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 32 years experience
Ankle sprain: Yes. But may also be broken. You need an exam and an xray.
Seek an consult with an ankle specialist.
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Can I give my baby an antiseptic spray for his sore throat?
10 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 27 years experience
No: I don't that would be wise. Ingredients in those can cause seizures in high doses, and no one knows how much is safe for a baby; also they can irritate the throat and cause it to close up.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
My child has a stomach ache with his chickenpox, can I give them pepto-bismol?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not recommended: Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) has a component salycelate that was linled with a devistating disease called reye's syndrome in the 70's & 80's. After physicians stopped recomending salycelate products there was a rapid decline in the frequency of that problem. Discuss your concern with your physician for the best possible comfort meds.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Does a sore throat mean I possibly have copd?
4 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Carrollanswered
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: They do not tend to be directly related.
6.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 40-year-old member asked:
What is the best wound care for a necrotic diabetic foot ulcer?
8 doctor answers • 21 doctors weighed in
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Will acupuncture help back problems and nerve pain down leg?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Holistic Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: It is very successful and very wildly used for this type of conditions:.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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