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Arnica: Arnica gel has been used for centuries as a pain killer & topical anti-inflammatory, & to heal wounds several studies have found that arnica gel is no better than a placebo at pain relief. However, other studies have found that it decreased pain and stiffness in people with osteoarthritis, primarily due to its anti-inflammatory effect. That said, if there is no inflammation, arnica would not help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arnica: Anything that your skin is allergic to can cause an allergic face rash. This is usually red, flaky, and itchy. Severe allergic reactions can even cause blisters. Stop using whatever you're allergic to. Hydrocortisone can help clear it up quickly. If that doesn't work, see your dermatologist. ...Read more
How late?: I'm not sure how old the bruises are? Depending on this, arnica gel may help some. It's also helpful for swelling and soreness. It's very important to investigate the reason for your bruising, though. Were you injured? Bruising can also come from systemic bleeding problems, and arnica may not address those. ...Read more
How long should one take motrin and apply arnica gel to neck jaw traps to treat pain and stiffness. Will body heal itself to not need it? Jaw problem.
Can serratiopeptidase be given to children above 3 years old with a minor fall injury(bruise & swelling)?Reparil gel or arnica gel for children?
I have severe bruising 24 hours after Juvederm lip injections.. What will help most to speed healing. Arnica gel, bromelain pills, heat or cold packs?
Arnica, although controversial has been suggested to lessen swelling and bruising after a facelift. Is it too late to start the tablets and/ or gel at 72 hours post surgery?
Arnica best before: While the evidence is not very convincing, arnica (an herbal homeopathic product) may help with swelling and bruising from surgery. It seems to work best if started before surgery or right after, so at 3 days it probably won't do a lot of good. On the other hand, it is inexpensive and probably low risk. Be sure to talk to your plastic surgeon before starting any medications or supplements though. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 92 y.O friend suffers with knee & ankle arthritis. She is on xeralto 15mg, will using arnica gel for pain interfere with this blood thinner ? Thank
Arnica gel: If you're referring to homeopathic arnica gel, it will not interfere with your friend's blood thinner. Homeopathic arnica works in an entirely different way from typical pharmaceutical medicines. If your friend is willing, she may get better results through seeing a professional homeopath about her arthritis pain. A more individualized remedy could be prescribed that way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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