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The rt. Side of my chest neck and shoulder blade have been hurting for over a month now. I have done OTC pain reducers, bio freeze, tens unit etc. ?

The rt. Side of my chest neck and shoulder blade have been hurting for over a month now. I have done OTC pain reducers, bio freeze, tens unit etc. ?

See PMD: Lots of times these are muscular in nature. But a month is a long time for any kind of discomfort to be around. You should be seen and examined by your primary care doctor. Your pmd will at the least reassure you and get you better pain control. Or may suggest imaging based on your story and exam. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is Biofreeze any good for pain?

Yes: it can help for sure. why are you having pain? make sure there is no injury that needs evaluated. use motrin as directed and try heat. ...Read more

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Is biofreeze good for patella tendonitis to mask pain?

Is biofreeze good for patella tendonitis to mask pain?

Yes, but why?: If you have patelor tendinitis, there is a reason. It can be mechanical or inflammatory. You need to determine the cause! biofreeze will not work as well ad an nsaid! ...Read more

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Can applying volterol, biofreeze etc, to your whole back help backache?

Can applying volterol, biofreeze etc, to your whole back help backache?

Yes but temporarily: Volterol is an anti-inflammatory. It may help but will only be temporary. It should not be a long term strategy without physician supervision. Biofreeze is about the same as using ice, again temporary relief at best. Since most back aches are temporary this is a reasonable strategy. If it doesn't help after a few tries, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What if i accidentally ingested a little bit of the biofreeze cream? I don't think that i did but there's a slight menthol feeling on tongue?

What if i accidentally ingested a little bit of the biofreeze cream? I don't think that i did but there's a slight menthol feeling on tongue?

Not smart: Biofreeze is a topical pain reliever to be used on the skin, not in your mouth. Please don't use it internally. Please call your dentist for an examination of whatever is bothering your mouth, and for proper treatment. ...Read more

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What to do about back ache, I found a way to apply volterol, biofreeze etc, to your whole back, is this okay?

What to do about back ache, I found a way to apply volterol, biofreeze etc, to your whole back, is this okay?

See a neurologist: back ache can be from very mild to disabling. It is Ok to apply topical medications to your back. If no relief then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Biofreeze leaked in bag, got on gum.Gum was original flavor, but was minty when chewed. (assuming biofreeze got on it.) should I be worried, do what?

Biofreeze leaked in bag, got on gum.Gum was  original flavor, but was minty when chewed. (assuming biofreeze got on it.) should I be worried, do what?

Call poison control: The state's poison control centers usually have that information you're looking for. Also the ewg.Org website has additional information under their skin deep database. The triethanolamine is the most toxic component in the formulation, which is a nitrosamine. So check with the poison control pharmacist to see if you need to do anything now. ...Read more

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Can biofreeze be used with chronic kidney disease?

Can biofreeze be used with chronic kidney disease?

Ask nephrologist: You should always check with you nephrologist, but topically applied biofreeze should be safe to use. ...Read more

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I just showered snd I now feel like I have biofreeze in my vagina. Almost like a cold, burning sensation. What could be wrong? Hsv related possibly?

I just showered snd I now feel like I have biofreeze in my vagina. Almost like a cold, burning sensation.  What could be wrong? Hsv related possibly?

Biofreeze in vagina: You may be experiencing an infection in the vaginal area. See your doctor about a pelvic examination to find the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more