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Best Way To Help Swelling Go Down By A Deep Cut
Ice: For any inflammation such as from an insect bite, applying local ice can help decrease or minimize swelling. A nice trick for an area as irregular as the eye is to take a bag of frozen peas and hold them against the area. Do not do this for more than 20 minutes as cold can cause injury. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Apply ice.: Immediately after the injury, apply an ice pack to the area, on and off for 10 minutes at a time for a few hours. There will probably still be swelling and bruising, which will go away after a couple of days, but the ice will help somewhat. If it doesn't, you should have your child seen by a doctor. If there is vomiting or loss of consciousness, you should also see a doctor. ...Read more
How can I bring down the swelling of tonsils? I don't have any medical insurance and I would like to know what is the best way to reduce the swelling of the tonsils.
Tonsillar swelling may be a result of an active infection, and if that is the case antibiotics may be needed (if bacterial in origin). Fever?
See if there is a free clinic nearby to seek help. Meanwhile, gargle with warm salt water for some relief. See an md, and good luck! ...Read more
What is wrong with my knee? I fell on my knee a week and a half ago. It was difficult to walk. There is a deep cut, bruising, and swelling that has gone down since the fall. A week later I can walk, but it still hurts when I bend my knee completely. It
Did: Did you have the penetrating wound to your knee address to see if it got to the joint? Where any x-rays taken? You don't give enough information for a clear answer. ...Read more
2 months ago I cut my knuckle 3/4" wide really deep down to the knuckle on a can lid. I Used butterfly sutures & it closed nicely. About 2 weeks ago it started getting sore and now it's swelling. Could it be infected? I've had tetanus shot, no meds.
See Dr: Probably OK but might check for osteomyelitis. ...Read more
See MD!: Tongue swelling can be caused by multiple causes including, allergy; some rare diseases; trauma (such as inadvertently biting the tongue); dental problems. In short, treatment depends on the cause of the swelling. See a physician. ...Read more
Treat the cause:
The swelling in the sinuses can be caused by allergy and infections. The best way to treat the swlling caused by chronic allergy is by nasal steroid sprays and antihistamines, in some cases short course of oral steroids
if there is coexisting infection use broad spectrum antibiotics alone or with steroids may need to be used. ...Read more
I got bitten or stung in my back now it's swelling. What's the best way to get rid of the swelling?
Staph Infection: Until proven otherwise you should consider that your swelling is a dangerous staph bacterial infection known as MRSA (mersa). This must be evaluated and treated by a physician urgently. ...Read more
A few ideas: More info about the duration, severity and appearance would be needed for specific help, but in general, keeping the head elevated during sleep and applying refrigerated, moist washcloths to the eyes can be helpful. Refrigerated artificial tears may also be beneficial. Decreasing salt intake could also be helpful. ...Read more
Depends: If swollen due to trauma, ice on and off and ibuprofen. If the swelling is from a non-traumatic source, you would need to be examined as to why it is occurring. When known, the cause should be treated. Allergy, infection, salivary cyst and a host of other reasons could be at play. Your dentist is always a good source of information and help. Good luck! ...Read more
Antihistamine: Try OTC antihistamines, if that doesn't work see a board certified allergist for testing and further management. ...Read more
Should I get Robert a chair for the shower? What ways are best to relieve swelling in ankles? Swelling goes away when laying down to sleep. Can you help?
Gravity.: It all has to do with the consequences of gravity and your body's never ending battle to move blood back up your leg. See your doctor for some possible solutions. ...Read more
What is the best way to discern mastitis from a normal increase in milk production and substantial breast swelling?
Mastitis: Mastitis is almost always associated with redness and tenderness of the skin of the breast. It may involve a small or large area of the breast. A fever may occur. These symptoms will persist even after breast feeding. Treatment usually requires oral antibiotics and continued breast feeding. ...Read more
My foreskin was swollen and cut, the cuts have healed and the swelling has gone down but I can't pull my foreskin back and its irratating?
Allergy/itchy skin rash swelling from Effexor (venlafaxine) xr. What's the best way to come off? I see my dr tomoz. Considering tapering off slow n going on prosac
See your doctor: It is best to see your doctor for advice in going off a medicine that may be causing a side effect and taking another. In addition medication may be recommended to relieve itching and rash. ...Read more
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