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Are there any at home remedies to dull the pain from sacroilitis?

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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Are there any at home remedies to dull the pain from sacroilitis?

Yes...: If it's acute, rest for the first 1-2 days. This controls your symptoms and reduces any swelling in the area of pain. Apply heat or ice to the involved area. In general it is a good idea to use ice for the first 2-3 days, then use heat. while sleeping, try lying on your side, curled up with a pillow between your legs. When sleeping on your back, place a pillow or rolled towel under your knees. ...Read more

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Are there any remedies to ease the pain i'm feeling in my coccyx?

Are there any remedies to ease the pain i'm feeling in my coccyx?

See Osteopath: First, you need a diagnosis: what's causing the pain? Treatment depends on cause as well as other factors. Commonly, it's due to injury. If it's fractured, surgery is an option, though osteopathic docs use more conservative manipulation techniques to re-position the coccyx. Sometimes there is no visible cause for pain. A good osteopathic exam and manual treatment might prove helpful in such a case. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for sciatic nerve pain?

Are there any home remedies for sciatic nerve pain?

Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatment for sciatica back pain?

Are there any home treatment for sciatica back pain?

Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for ligament damage in knee?

Are there any home remedies for ligament damage in knee?

Treatment varies: Depending on the condition some treatment options may include rest, ice, compression and elevation, bracing, injection, pain medication, anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, and surgery. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are some at home remedies to relieve pain for a herpes outbreak?

What are some at home remedies to relieve pain for a herpes outbreak?

Topical lidocaine: You can get topical Lidocaine and it will numb the area temporarily until it heals. Abreva works ok and can shorten outbreak by a day or two. Also, wear sunscreen daily to prevent further outbreaks. L-lysine has helped some also. ...Read more

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Are there any immediate natural things to do while suffering from neurologic pain below the chest?

Are there any immediate natural things to do while suffering from neurologic pain below the chest?

Natural?: Highly unlikely that you are going to find relief from otc products or health foods. My advice would be to contact a pain clinic. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to soothe pain and discomfort from laparoscopy?

What are some home remedies to soothe pain and discomfort from laparoscopy?

Ice packs: For the first couple of days an ice pack can help. Walking will also help with shoulder or gas pains from a laparoscopy. ...Read more

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What's the best at home natural pain relief for a boil? And what other natural alternatives are there if ointments or at home remedies arnt available​

What's the best at home natural pain relief for a boil? And what other natural alternatives are there if ointments or at home remedies arnt available​

Skin abscess: Small skin abscesses (boils) will heal over time but often speeded by minor surgery to drain pus. Standard pain meds are recommended, such as aspirin (a "natural" medication derived from the willow tree). If the abscess is large, or with much pain or surrounding redness or fever, for sure needs drainage and often an antibiotic. In such cases, relying on "natural" remedies can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for arthritis pain and swelling?

Are there any good home remedies for arthritis pain and swelling?

Fish oil, Arnika: Fish oil is good for joints as well as your heart. Arnika is a "homeopathic" anti inflammatory medicine which some patients find affective. If you have access to a pharmacy that specializes in homeopathic treatment they may have other options. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to relieve the symptoms of cystitis?

Are there any home remedies to relieve the symptoms of cystitis?

Pain relief: If you are talking about the symptoms of painful urination, you can purchase Azo over the counter at your local pharmacy. This is the pyridium (phenazopyridine) equivalent to help with painful urination. If you truly have a bacterial cystitis, the recommendations are to have it treated with antibiotics. If you are having numerous UTIs, the recommendation is further evaluation from a urologist to see why. ...Read more

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What are ways to ease the pain from trigeminal nerve pain in the lower jaw that i can do at home?

Trigger?: Modify or decrease the trigger agent. Trigeminal nerve pain usually has a trigger; such as when brushing the teeth, brushing the face lightly, or air blowing on the face. Certain medications like Carbamazepine can assist in relieving the painful jolts. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to ease pain in the foot while running?

Are there any natural ways to ease pain in the foot while running?

Proper footwear: Supportive shoes and orthotics if not due to injury like a sprain or fracture. Ice is helpful after run to reduce inflammation and swelling. Need to find out cause of your symptoms. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to soothe pain and discomfort in the right side of abdomen after laparoscopy for pcos?

What are some home remedies to soothe pain and discomfort in the right side of abdomen after laparoscopy for pcos?

Not many: Usually a heating pad or warm to hot soaks will help relieve the abdominal pain. Hopefully the abdominal pain will not last for more than 24 hours. ...Read more

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Are there any devices to assist/help relieve pain in the knees due to arthritis?

Are there any devices to assist/help relieve pain in the knees due to arthritis?

Try supplements: Tho' they take longer to work (up to 2 months) than rx or otc medications, try same (need to take b-complex with this) or glucosamine. Same (not if bipolar or with prostate cancer) start 400 mdg day up to 1600 mg. Glucosamine 500 mg 3x/ day. Also capsaicin cream can help. Anti-inflammatory diet (find online) will help long term as can osteopathic manipulation (better alignment) and phys therapy. ...Read more

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Are there any quick remedies for sciatic nerve pain?

Conservative Rx 1st: Unfortunately, no. After a thorough neurological evaluation, your doctor might prescribe anti-inflammatory medications, muscle relaxants, narcotic and/or non-narcotic pain medications, referral for physical therapy, and steroid injections. At some point an MRI scan will be needed if your symptoms persist. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any exercises i can do to alleviate pain from costochondral separation?

Are there any exercises i can do to alleviate pain from costochondral separation?

Ouch!: Unfortunately, cartilage (costo- ribs, chondro-cartilage) is very slow healing tissue. Need to take it easy for 2-6 wks & let tissues heal. Wrapping w ace wrap may feel better, but is controversial due to concerns re pneumonia. If you wrap take it off every 2-4 hrs & try to breathe deeply. Hugging a pillow may help w this. Ibuprofen if not contraindicated. Try exercising arms & legs. Walk in 2 wks. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for tooth nerve pain?

Sorry, no: There is no way for you to perform dentistry at home, which would of course remedy the situation. Please call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for the pain from kidney stones?

Any home remedies for the pain from kidney stones?

Prevention is first.: Best is prevention of the stones, not treatment of the pain. Have you doctor evaluate you to determine the appropriate treaent, then discuss with him/her the dietary changes that will be necessary, depending upon the type of stone (calcium vs. Oxlate). ...Read more

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Are there any at home remedies to dull the pain from sacroilitis?

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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Yes...: If it's acute, rest for the first 1-2 days. This controls your symptoms and reduces any swelling in the area of pain. Apply heat or ice to the involved area. In general it is a good idea to use ice for the first 2-3 days, then use heat. while sleeping, try lying on your side, curled up with a pillow between your legs. When sleeping on your back, place a pillow or rolled towel under your knees. ...Read more

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Any curable treatment for inflammatory sacroilitis ?

Any curable treatment for inflammatory sacroilitis ?

It is remmitable!: Sacroilitis occurs in the spondyloarthopathies. It is the most frquent and early manifestaion of spinal involvement. It is entirely remmitable with current drugs available. It is a common form of arthritis seen in a rheumatology practice. Some patients remit and go off of medication, but in most, it recurs. ...Read more

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Having uc and sacroilitis and on medication. Developed ulcer on palet with a dull pain. What could this be?

Having uc and sacroilitis and on medication. Developed ulcer on palet with a dull pain. What could this be?

Immune system: It is obvious that your immune system is inflamed and attacking the mucosal surfaces of the GI tract, including oral mucosa. This is not uncommon with inflammatory bowel disease. The first thing i suggest is try eliminating gluten, dairy and sugar from your diet. In some cases, this will resolve symptoms. You can also apply topical deglycerized licorice or aloe to the ulcers to speed healing. ...Read more

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What kind of exercises do you prefer for sacroilitis patients?

What kind of exercises do you prefer for sacroilitis patients?

See your PCP: Sacroilitis are always inflammatory in nature either urinary tract infection with no symptoms or auto immune disorder. ...Read more

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Is it possible a 7yr/o can out grow jra, sacroilitis, enthesits? Anything I should know? How likely is it she can outgrow these?

Is it possible a 7yr/o can out grow jra, sacroilitis, enthesits? Anything I should know? How likely is it she can outgrow these?

Yes Possible: If you have this concern go to the pediatrician and they can check some lab work and possible send your child to a pediatric rheumatologist if they feel it is needed. ...Read more

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Rheumo says my child has jra enthesitis and sacroilitis. Is it more likely she will out grow it or more likely she will have as a adult?

Rheumo says my child has jra enthesitis and sacroilitis. Is it more likely she will out grow it or more likely she will have as a adult?

No: There is no way to "outgrow" jra / jia. You have it for life. It can only be put into remission for periods of time from weeks to years, depending on what type of juvenile arthritis it is and how many joints were involved at the time of diagnosis. Kids with more active joints at diagnosis are more likely to flare more often when off meds. ...Read more

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Is anti tnf effective for sacroiliitis?

Is anti tnf effective for sacroiliitis?

Yes: In the setting of an inflammatory process like ankylosing spondylitis the use of tnf drugs can greatly limit the advancement of disease. ...Read more

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Can you hike with sacroiliitis?

Can you hike with sacroiliitis?

Depends on severity: If you are comfortable doing ot and can take anti-inflammatory OTC meds to deal with the symptoms. It tends to be chronic, but staying fit probably helps more than hurts. Take a warm bath after hiking. Sometimes topical analgesics help as well. Don't put them on after the warm bath-let the skin cool down first. They can be painful when the pores are wide open. ...Read more

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What causes bilateral sacroiliitis?

What causes bilateral sacroiliitis?

Varies: That term describes an inflammatory process that involves both your sacroiliac joints. There are many potential causes, probably the most common is known as ankylosing spondylitis, which can be tested for using a blood test looking for the marker known as HLA B-27. Don't hesitate to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with sacroiliitis. What are some ways to manage pain?

See details: Are you seeing a rheumatologist? Has a blood test been done to check if the HLA-B27 antigen is positive? There are several extremely effective therapies for this issue. With a history of diarrhea the sacroiliitis may be related to inflammatory bowel disease. I strongly urge a rheumatologic consultation if one has not already been done. ...Read more

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How to differentiate between symptoms of sacroiliitis and piriformis syndrome?

How to differentiate between symptoms of sacroiliitis and piriformis syndrome?

Skilled Examiner: Piriformis Synd often causes pain in the buttock region & can also cause sciatica-type symptoms with pain down the back of the thigh to just above the knee. Sacroilitis is not known to cause pain down the back of the thigh. A skilled examiner, such as an osteopath trained in hands-on diagnosis & manipulation can easily tell the diff: tenderness over the piriformis vs. tenderness along the SI jt. ...Read more

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Is sacroilitis a form of arthritis? Why does'nt a orthopedician not handle the case?

Is sacroilitis a form of arthritis? Why does'nt a orthopedician not handle the case?

Yes it is: It is simply arthritic inflammation of the sacroiliac joints. Orthopedists do not generally become involved in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatments of an inflammatory arthritis. A rheumatologist does that. ...Read more

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How can i be sure of having AS? im a 22 yr girl......i hav left sacroilitis and hlab27 +

How can i be sure of having AS? im a 22 yr girl......i hav left sacroilitis  and hlab27 +

See rheumatologist : AS is typically a x Ray diagnosis confirmed with the labs you already have. Rheumatologist are trained to diagnose and treat these types of problems and provide education on the progression of your condition and genetic consequences for the future ...Read more

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7yr/o child has jra her rheumo says she also has enthesis and sacroilitis i know what jra is but what does the other two mean?

7yr/o child has jra her rheumo says she also has enthesis and sacroilitis i know what jra is but what does the other two mean?

Other areas of infla: Enteritis denotes inflammation where a tendon attaches to bone .The most common site is the back of the heel where the achilles' tendon attaches to the heel. Sacroillitis is inflammation of the sacroiliac joints in the back of the pelvis. They are located in the middle of the buttocks and represent a joint where the sacrum meets the ilium. Very common in juvenile and other forms of arthritis. ...Read more

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I have ulcerative collitis for 17 years. Currently on medication for uc and sacroilitis . What could cause weakness and tremblling of the body?

I have ulcerative collitis for 17 years. Currently on medication for uc  and sacroilitis . What could cause weakness and tremblling of the body?

Talk to your Doctor: The symptoms you are describing a very nonspecific and its difficult to make any educated guesses. With that said, given that you are taking medications (i presume immunosuppressants) for ulcerative colitis, that first thing I am concerned about is infection. For that reason, and especially because of the chance that your immune system might be suppressed i would recommend seeing doctor soon! ...Read more

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Can sacroiliitis or bursitis cause hip to lock?

Can sacroiliitis or bursitis cause hip to lock?

Not usually: Depends on what you mean by locking. In can be from an internal hip problem (like a labral tear or osteoarthritis) or from an external hip problem like "snapping hip syndrome" or something completely different depending on what you mean by "hip locking" . Sacroilitis usually causes very focal pain over the sacroiliac joint and can sometimes cause radiation into the buttocks, groin, hip, or leg. ...Read more

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