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Does Warm Dry Climate Help Osteoarthritis
Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more
No: Osteoarthrtis is a disease with degenatives changes in the cartilages. Some people experience pain some don t . When people move to a warmer or even a colder enviroment , a change occurs and people feel better , but when the individual gets acostumed to the new enviroment , symptoms occur again. The signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis will not differ in different climatic regions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Live in dry climate. Mouth, nose, skin very dry. Constant dry nose. Is it better to sleep w/ a warm, or cool mist humidifier? Have asthma & allergies.
Emollients and humid: Using topical moisturizers are very useful as well as humidifiers. Also, shorten shower or bath time, as well as use tepid temps only for bath water. Normally creams are better emollients than lotions. Cereve cream with an ingredient known as ceramides is wonderful. Restaderm by cetaphil is also fantastic. ...Read more
My nose keeps bleeding. Everyday it will just start to randomly bleed. Why could this be? Can it be due to a dry climate?
Not necessarily: Long periods of hot dry weather lead to high ambient ozone levels. Ozone is a respiratory irritant and can precipitate asthma symptoms in susceptible individuals. Urban areas with hot dry weather also have higher levels of respiratory irritants like sulfur dioxide and diesel exhaust particles. ...Read more
I'm prone 2 sinusitis & alergys. I live in a windy dry climate. What can I do besides keep taking amoxicillan?
I am traveling to a dry climate with high elevation. Noticed a bit of dry blood in one ear. Is this normal? My nose feels dry, too.
Saline nose drops: You can use saline nose drops or spray to relieve your nasal dryness in your current situation. ...Read more
Dry nose. Have hard scabs in nose that bleed sometimes. Hurts to blow nose. Live in colorado very dry climate. How can I soften nose to prevent?
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