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A 49-year-old member asked:

What can i do to lessen the inflammation?

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Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Depends on cause: In most instances one takes an antiinflammatory like an advil, aleve (naproxen) or even aspirin. If more is required a steroid preparation may be needed. Speak to your doctor. He knows what is going on and what would be best for you.

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What is inflammation?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Response of body: Inflammation is the response of body to many insults, e.g., infection, chemical injury, radiation, trauma, tissue necrosis. Acute inflammation has pain, redness, swelling, warmth and loss of function.

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