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Are there things I can do myself to treat ear drum rupture?

Are there things I can do myself to treat ear drum rupture?

Time Heals: Most ear drum rupures will heal on their own. The ones that do not , may need a surgical repair. Your doctor or an ENT should follow this. Do not put any ear drops in, unless prescribed. ...Read more

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Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more


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Are there things I can do myself to treat back injury?

Are there things I can do myself to treat back injury?

Rest: The best initial treatment is rest, moist heat and some nsaid medication. Obviously after after a few days, symptoms persist or if there is a radicular component, orthopedic followup would be reasonable. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat bone loss?

Are there things I can do myself to treat bone loss?

Yes: Make sure that your daily calcium and vitamin d ingestion meets the recommended requirements. Additionally, weight bearing or anti-gravitational exercise such as walking is a good way to prevent further bone loss and stimulate new bone formation. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat macrosomia?

Are there things I can do myself to treat macrosomia?

Pre or postnatal?: Prenatally, you can get your glucose under control. After birth, try to rule out glucose issues as well, physician will try to rule out cong syndromes including beckwith- wiedemans. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat endometriosis?

Are there things I can do myself to treat endometriosis?

Not really: There really is not a whole lot one can do t treat their endometriosis. I do believe a healthy life style, regular exercise, and a mediterranean diet are all wise choices and may be of some benefit. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat inflammation of cornea?

Are there things I can do myself to treat inflammation of cornea?

See doctor ASAP: Inflammation of the cornea can leave permanent damage. Seek medical care asap. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat calciphylaxis?

Are there things I can do myself to treat calciphylaxis?

No.: Calciphylaxis, which is almost always associated with advanced kidney disease, is a serious, potentially fatal problem, and needs to be treated by a physician. ...Read more

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Are there things i can do to quickly cure a sinus infection?

Are there things i can do to quickly cure a sinus infection?

Antibiotics: A sinus infection is properly treated with a wide spectrum antibiotic like Amoxicillin with clavulanic acid, levaquin, biaxin, (clarithromycin) clindamycin, a nasal antiinflammatory spray like flonase, Nasonex or Qnasl and a mucolytic agent (breaking down mucous to thin liquid) like Mucinex or Robitussin with or without a saline spray. Normally, there is a quick recovery within days. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat dementia?

Are there things I can do myself to treat dementia?

Following Directions: What a patient with dementia can do for themselves varies depending upon the type of dementia. For all dementias, you want to first and foremost follow the recommendations of your physician. These may include taking medications, managing medical problems, special diets, exercise programs, and attending support groups. This will not cure dementia, but can significantly alter its progression. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat hair loss?

Are there things I can do myself to treat hair loss?

One thing...: ...Which is rogaine, (minoxidil) applied twice a day. But i would advise you to see a dermatologist, who will add Propecia tablets to your regimen. That combination is the only one that has been shown to halt or reverse hair loss. If it's too late -- that is, if you're already bald -- the only effective treatment is a hair transplant. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat child with broken hand?

Are there things I can do myself to treat child with broken hand?

See a physician: If a broken bone in the hand is supected you should consult with a physician to get an accurate diagnosis before treating this yourself. There are other conditions that can cause pain, swelling and disuse that could be detrimental if neglected. A physician consult should be obtained to have the child examined and x-rayed. ...Read more

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Are there things i can do to put a tampon in?

Tampon insertion: This site will give you clear step by step instructions: http://www.Youngwomenshealth.Org/tampon.Html. ...Read more

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How to get mechanical pencil lead out of ear? How can you tell when there isn't anything in there anymore? I'm not going to go deaf in that ear, right?

Otoscopic exam: The best way to ensure there's nothing in your ear is to have a professional examine your ear canal with an otoscope. If you visit an otolaryngologist (ear, nose & throat doctor) s/he is also likely to have the tools necessary to remove any foreign bodies that may remain in your ear. When you call to make the appointment, be sure the person you will see can remove any remaining fragments. ...Read more

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What are some things i can do to heal an abdominal puncture wound?

What are some things i can do to heal an abdominal puncture wound?

How recent?: If this is a new woundyou should seek medical assistance for any abdominal puncture wound as it can be difficult too assess its depth. Until a physician has looked at it consider it to have penetrated through and possibly injured an internal organ. Put pressure on any bleeding cover with clean dressing and get immeadiate help. ...Read more

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Are there things i can do to properly care for an infected nose piercing?

Are there things i can do to properly care for an infected nose piercing?

Med eval.: Please seek medical attention. The nose falls within the triangle of death which means that this is a dangerous area of an infection. ...Read more

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What can an ENT do to improve hearing? Whenever I have sinus issues, it backs up into my ears. Are there different options?

What can an ENT do to improve hearing? Whenever I have sinus issues, it backs up into my ears. Are there different options?

Yes: I addressed one about nasal septoplasty. Depending on the cause of your hearing problems an ENT may be able to help. Sinus infections are treatable if you have ear infection that is also treatable. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some ways to get rid of fluid behind eardrum (otitis media)?

I was wondering what are some ways to get rid of fluid behind eardrum (otitis media)?

Time usually works: If it doesn't resolve with time, then the best way is to use a steroid nasal spray for 2-3 weeks. If that doesn't help then antibiotics might help or as a last resort, pe tubes from an ent. ...Read more

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Ear drums are in pain and i believe it is because my eustachian tubes are not functioning properly or they are swollen. What can I do to relieve the pain?

Ear drums are in pain and i believe it is because my eustachian tubes are not functioning properly or they are swollen. What can I do to relieve the pain?

Eustachian tube : A small tube goes from the back of your nose to your ears. = eustachian tube. When nose is plugged, tube gets blocked & gives you painful pressure in your ear(s). If pain persists, ear can become infected. If you have persistent/worsening pain, especially with fever, you should see a doc. Reduce your ear pain by treating allergies, drinking hot tea, gently blowing nose, maybe decongestant. ...Read more