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Whay is the best way to treat chronic inflammation?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Depends: To answer accurately, it will depend on what is chronically inflamed. In general, however, ice and rest are ways to reduce inflammation. Anti-inflammatory medications can also be helpful. See your doctor for more specific recommendations.
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It really depends ..: Inflammation is just a generic term..If you have eczema, it is inflammation of skin. If you have acne, it is inflammation of your hair follicles. If you have allergies to pollens, it is inflammation of your nasal mucosae etc...Rheumatoid arthritis and lupus are entirely different than examples above and require specialized treatments etc... So, it is best to know which disease you have...
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Last updated Oct 28, 2016

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