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Are there any good home remedies for sore breasts?

Are there any good home remedies for sore breasts?

Not without doctor: not without doctor examination and reaching for a proper cause and providing treatment that could be hormonal or could be something else saying that stay away from caffeine and chocolate and try combination of vitamin E and Ibuprofen until you see your doctor ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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Are there home remedies for fibrocystic breast disease?

Are there home remedies for fibrocystic breast disease?

No cure: Fibrocystic breast disease is the presence of fibrocystic tissue in the breasts. There is no cure for fibrocystic breast disease but there is treatment to decrease the discomfort. Decreasing caffeine intake will minimize breast tenderness and increasing vitamin E to 800 or 1000 international units (iu) each day will also decrease the pain. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for prostate infectection and pain?

Is there any home remedies for prostate infectection and pain?

Antibiotics : If you truly have an infection, then you need antibiotics. That said, some things that can help include anti inflammtories, sitting in a tub of warm water, and avoiding things that may exacerbate the problem, like bike riding, sexual activity, caffeine, spicy foods, and alcohol. Zinc is found in high concentration in prostatic fluid and can help fight infection. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for arthritis pain and swelling?

Are there any good home remedies for arthritis pain and swelling?

Fish oil, Arnika: Fish oil is good for joints as well as your heart. Arnika is a "homeopathic" anti inflammatory medicine which some patients find affective. If you have access to a pharmacy that specializes in homeopathic treatment they may have other options. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for hyperpigmentation?

Any home remedies for hyperpigmentation?

Sunscreen, Retinols: In treating hyperpigmentation, it is extremely important to minimize sun exposure through sun protection and sunscreen. Products containing retinols may help to even pigmentation. There are a number of prescription medicines that help reduce excess pigment. A newer product called elure contains lignin peroxidase a natural chemical found in trees that bleaches the color of tree bark. ...Read more

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Any great home remedies for skin boils?

Any great home remedies for skin boils?

Boils: Warm soaks or compresses with a wash cloth may help reduce inflammation. If the condition worsens see a dermatologist for treatment since a bacterial infection could be serious. ...Read more

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What are some breast enlargement home remedies?

What are some breast enlargement home remedies?

Breast size is: Likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy, breast feeding ; possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise ; weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. A padded bra will ^ appearance of volume. A supportive, well fitting bra can also enhance appearance. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for throat pain?

Any home remedies for throat pain?

Remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for eye redness and swelling from sleep?

What are some home remedies for eye redness and swelling from sleep?

See Eye MD now.: Forget home remedies until you know the cause. This can be determined by a visit to your eye md. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for a sore nose?

Are there any home remedies for a sore nose?

Sore from congestion: ? Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in A.M. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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Home treatments for hydronephrosis with no pain at 11 weeks pregnant?

Home treatments for hydronephrosis with no pain at 11 weeks pregnant?

Need more info: Is hydronephrosis (hn) new since onset of pregnancy? How severe is the hn? Hn during pregnancy is quite common due to combination of estrogen effect & enlarged urerus which can obstruct ureters. Settles down on its own after pregnancy, most cases. Symptomatic hn during pregnancy requires intervention, by a urologist or an interventionist, to decompress obstructed kidney/s. Discuss with your OB dr. ...Read more

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Are there any effective home remedies for a sore throat?

Sore throat: Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain. ...Read more

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Can there be any home remedies for curing acne during pregnancy?

Can there be any home remedies for curing acne during pregnancy?

No: Your physician may offer topical clindamycin. This could be your best choice. Congratulations on your pregnancy and good luck. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for a sore throat?

Are there home remedies for a sore throat?

Yes: F you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a strep throat test & culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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Any good nasal swelling home remedies?

Any good nasal swelling home remedies?

Saline rinse: Saline rinses, over the counter nasal decongestants and non-drowsy antihistamine like loratidine can reduce nasal mucosa swelling.Don't use nasal spray other than saline or steroid from doctor. The rest have a rebound effect. ...Read more

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Home remedies to reduce breast fat?

Home remedies to reduce breast fat?

None: There is no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be breast fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. ...Read more

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Breast swelling in 11year old boys?

Breast swelling in 11year old boys?

Male breast tissue: About 1/2 males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Carrying extra weigh aggravates the issue as part of the enlargement is fat.Most will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. If the process is unchanged after 2-3 yrs & you've made an effort to lose any extra weight, it is time to discuss it with a surgeon. No meds will fix it. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm a 15 age boy ,my breast swelling?

What to do if I'm a 15 age boy ,my breast swelling?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. Let your parents know about this. ...Read more

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Pls can ovulation cause breast swelling?

Pls can ovulation cause breast swelling?

That is possible.: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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If I am pregnant why isn't my breast swelling and why am i not having morning sickness?

Not everyone: Not all women will have noticeable pregnancy symptoms. It also depends on what gestational age the pregnancy is. Breast tenderness and morning sickness are most common between 6 and 12 weeks gestational age. ...Read more

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Is breast swelling during my period normal.?

Is breast swelling during my period normal.?

Very common: Breasts swelling +/- tenderness is very common around the time of menstruation and is rarely to worry about. Swelling and bloating is usually lowest right after your period is done. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have breast swelling after pacemaker surgery?

Is it normal to have breast swelling after pacemaker surgery?

Not usually: There can be some swelling around the area where the pacemaker was placed. If it extends much beyond that area, i would discuss this with the doctor who placed the pacemaker. Certainly, the entire breast should not be swollen. ...Read more

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How early can you feel pregnancy symptoms like breast swelling?

How early can you feel pregnancy symptoms like breast swelling?

Fairly quickly: Everyone is different, but some symptoms may be apparent when you are even a couple of days late. They will become most noticeable starting a week or two later. ...Read more

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How much time does breast swelling last after menustration?

How much time does breast swelling last after menustration?

Usually a week: This is related to the preovulatory estrogen surge from the ovaries, after ovulation progesterone becomes dominant. ...Read more

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What is the best way to discern mastitis from a normal increase in milk production and substantial breast swelling?

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

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Can an early period cause breast swelling and tenderness?

Can an early period cause breast swelling and tenderness?

Yes: Our breasts respond to hormone changes. Around your menstrual cycle, the breasts fill up with fluid (called cysts) which causes swelling and in turn tenderness (pain for some). The breasts will feel lumpy and tender during this time. It is important to perform breast self exams 10-14 day after the start of your period. ...Read more

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Do breast swelling and leaking colostrum after medical abortion indicate that the abortion was successful?

Do breast swelling and leaking colostrum after medical abortion indicate that the abortion was successful?

No: Your body's hormone production that begins the lactation process does not just shut off after an abortion, and may get activated somehow by the process. This effect has nothing to do with the success or failure of the abortion itself ...Read more

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Will breast swelling go down after taking birth control for a little bit? I don't want to stop takin it but I will if this doesn't subside.

Will breast swelling go down after taking birth control for a little bit? I don't want to stop takin it but I will if this doesn't subside.

Possibly: There are many different bcp's of different composition which have different side effects. Tell your doc and he can go over the diffenent pills and different effects that you might expect. You have to communicate with him. Don't rely on telepathy. That's just for the movies and Si-Fi. ...Read more

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I'm on microgestin Lo, about to finish up my 3rd week. I've experienced breast swelling, is it possible for that to subside while still on the pill?

I'm on microgestin Lo, about to finish up my 3rd week. I've experienced breast swelling, is it possible for that to subside while still on the pill?

Yes: The fourth week consists of sugar only and are inactive. You will have a withdrawal bleed due to decreasing hormone levels. Most of the symptoms will subside. if it is uncomfortable, discuss changing to a lower dose estrogen pill or a progesterone only device. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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