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Air In My Back How Do I Make It Go Away
I contracted a cough in beijing from air pollution and it still won't go away when I got back. What are some treatments I can try?
I have black dots on my lower back that look like bleakheads but there not, it itches sometimes, what is it and how can I make it go away?
Picture please: Without seeing them, it's a poke in the air as to what it may be. Send us a pic and we may help you better. ...Read more
On the back of my tongue I feel there's a cut. I didn't notice until I began to move my tongue. What caused it maybe? And how do I make it go away?
I have a blister on the back of both my feet, making it painful to run, how can I make it go away quickly?
I have a bump on the back of my cartilage piercing, how to I make it go away without having to get my ear re-pierced?
Warm soaks: Try warm soaks 2-3 times a day. ...Read more
What is this awful taste in the back of my throat. It tastes like I just through up and it want go away. How can I make it go away!?
See ENT doc: Could be a number of things. If it has been present greater than 2 weeks, see ENT doc. Otherwise, rinse with saline gargle and see it if improves. ...Read more
I have a lot of green mucus at the back of my throat along with a dry sore throat. How do I make it go away?
I have constant lower left back pain nothing I do will make it go away. It's about a 6 on the pain scale.?
Get Checked Out: Without a history of injury or strain, this could be a lot of things. You need to get examined and checked for problems like kidney disease or stones as well as for conditions that arise from the spine. You will need some basic labs like blood and urine analysis and possibly some x-rays. More than likely, this is a muscle or ligamentous strain which might respond to local ice packs and pt. ...Read more
I have had a headache for 2 weeks what can I do to make it go away? It's on the top of my head and spreads to the back of my head.
See a doctor: You need a good evaluation. It could be a problem with your back, your posture, your weight, your feet or legs. There are many different reasons, but without knowing the cause, it can't be treated. ...Read more
One day I took a deep breath in and felt this really sharp pain on one side of my back as if someone stabbed me. It hurt there for the whole day and nothing could make it go away what happened?
Back Pain: This could be a few things. Possibly a muscle spasm which can take a day or couple weeks to go away. If you still have this pain you should see your doctor to rule out heart, stone passing, or even intestinal distress. Please make sure you are up to date with your medical physicals. You did not say if this was upper or lower back. Your md would be best to consult on this matter. ...Read more
Why does my back ripple like a chiropractor is popping my bag. Does that mean I have Air in my back if so what causes that?
Back "Pops": Your back has many joints in it (verterbrae). The cracking or popping sound is thought to be caused by the gases rapidly coming out of joint solution, allowing the capsule to stretch a little further. This is a benign occurrence that many people experience. ...Read more
I am 20 years old and have a Mongolian spot in my upper back. Will it ever go away? What can I do to make it go away?
Maybe not: A Mongolian patch/spot is composed of cells that make more melanin pigment in the skin. These are present from the time the skin forms and persist through life. They can fade some as the skin thickens or persist & darken. They can be covered, but there is no simple treatment. ...Read more
I have a nasty cough that gets worse when I drink hot drinks. My abdominals and back now hurt from coughing so much. What can I do to make it go away?
Cough: cough is a automatic reaction to clear airways. Coughing too much can result in muscles being pulled and subsequent pain. You can dry honey, lemon an ginger drink but if you have fever or shortness of breath, chest pain or rashes or if cough is getting worse or not improving see a doctor ...Read more
Dry patch on upper eyelids. I peel flakes off, comes back next day. Went away with tanning bed, but stopped going. How to make it go away permanently?
Hold off on products: Sometimes this can be a skin reaction to make up or other skin products. If you use make up or cleansers in the area, try using nothing for at least a week. If the dry patch continues, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have lower back pain all the time and massauges only make it go away for a little while. I'm stressed out alot. Is this why I have this back pain?
I'm taking birth control for an ovarian cyst and I'm going back in 4 months to check and see if it's gone. Will it make it go away?
Ovarian Cyst: Ovarian cysts are actually quite common in premenopausal women. (The function of the ovary by nature is to produce cysts each month). BCPs do not make the cysts go away. They prevent ovulation, which allows the ovaries to "rest" while the cyst resolves on its own, and no further ones develop. Should be gone by this time. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a muscle that's sore on my right side just below my lower back. I've tried ice, massage, and motrin but nothing seems to make it go away.?
I am 19, I have hemorrhoids, severe lower back pain and white creamy discharge. I just want to know if there is something I can do to make it go away.
Exam: You have multiple issues, all of which deserve examination, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have discoloration on my chest, neck, back, and the beginning of my butt crack, how can I make it lighter or make it go away, my doctor said its fungis?
At the derm I had 2 laser treatments on my back 3rd treatment they misused the numbing cream which caused me to have a sort of seizure now I'm left with burns what can I put on this to make it go away.
How likely is it for my daughters hair to grow back after an infection from a ring worm she has been through almost 6 rounds of antibiotics and I have but triple antibiotic ointment on the infected spot nothin seems to make it go away or make the hair gro
Very: Very likely! If you have seen your doctor and have gotten rid of the fungal infection, you should see hair growth begin. Keep in mind, the hair has to start from the root, so it can take several weeks after the infection is gone to begin to see small sprouting hairs. Just give it a little time. ...Read more
Possible eczema: I would agree with dr. Irizarry. I would add however that any eczematous problem that does not improve with appropriate treatment should have further evaluation by a dermatologist as a biopsy may be necessary. It is possible that the diagnosis may not be correct or the treatment may not be right on the mark. ...Read more
Need more info:
Good- your listening to your body. In order to help diagnose the problem would need to find out more.
Consider a virtual consult. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Low back pain can come from many sources, some of them musculoskeletal, some internal. A reasonable place to start would be standard xrays, and a urinalysis. Depending on the results from the above, further diagnostics, including a MRI of your lumbar spine may be required to fully evaluate the cause. Treatment could range from physical therapy to surgical intervention depending of the etiology. ...Read more
Neck pain: Hi ~ get an xray FIRST to confirm cervical spondylosis and degree. Get an experienced massage therapist or PT, for range of motion massage and mild extension. IBUPROFEN, and tincture of prayer, because arthritis in the neck and give quite persistent pain. I know it too well! If you start getting pins and needles go see the doc! Good luck! ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more