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Home remedy for epigastric pain?

Home remedy for epigastric pain?

Depends on cause: Of pain. Commonly, it can be caused by esophagitis, gastritis, ulcer, gallstones, gastroesophageal reflux, or pancreatitis. Try otc Omeprazole or equivalent. If it doesn't work, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)

A painful blistering skin rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster). Early treatment with antiviral medication (within 72 hours) lowers the risk of post-herpetic neuralgia, which is lingering skin pain after the rash disappears. ...Read more


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What are home remedies for osteoarthritic pain flare?

What are home remedies for osteoarthritic pain flare?

Treat OA at home.: For home remedies, the mainstay may simply be a heating pad. Although the joints themselves feel hot, and this recommendation then may seem counterintuitive, applying heat will help to circulate out the byproducts of inflammation locally, those that contribute to the pain. ...Read more

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What are remedies & home remedies for sciatica pain?

What are remedies & home remedies for sciatica pain?

Not quick fix: Pain down the leg is usually self limited and will improve with time. They key is keep moving. Physical therapy is the best treatment. If I better in a few weeks then get checked out. ...Read more

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What are some at home remedies to relieve pain for a herpes outbreak?

What are some at home remedies to relieve pain for a herpes outbreak?

Topical lidocaine: You can get topical Lidocaine and it will numb the area temporarily until it heals. Abreva works ok and can shorten outbreak by a day or two. Also, wear sunscreen daily to prevent further outbreaks. L-lysine has helped some also. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for back pain without medication?

What are home remedies for back pain without medication?

Ice/Heat/Rest/Exer: I usually recommend buying some "biofreeze". A great counter irritant. I heard you can get it at walmart, but almost all chiropractors sell it. Make an ice cup by freezing water in styrofoam cup. Put on biofreeze. Ask someone to massage in circular motion until uncomfortably cold, then mosit heat. Google mckenzie back exercises. Common and easy. Rj. ...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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Best remedy home remedy for shingles on your armpit?

Best remedy home remedy for shingles on your armpit?

None: You need to get treated. Treatment for shingles is far more successful the earlier you start. Also, be sure to stay away from any that is pregnant, or other people with impaired immune systems. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for an unbearable earache?

Any home remedies for an unbearable earache?

Need to see a doctor: For an unbearable earache, need to se an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatment for sciatica back pain?

Are there any home treatment for sciatica back pain?

Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. ...Read more

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Are there good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Yes: Arthritis home remedies include diet, exercise, heat therapy, ice, hot tub, massage, etc some of the remedies under investigation at the national center for complementary and alternative medicine website include psychological therapies, meditation, tai chi, fish oil, gamalinoleic acid, thunder god vine a chinese herb, etc these are being evaluated and some may be shown to be good remedies. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for sciatic nerve pain?

Are there any home remedies for sciatic nerve pain?

Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for gallbladder pain?

What are some home remedies for gallbladder pain?

None: There are all sorts of old wives tale remedies out there for gallbladder pain, but science shows that once a patient has symptoms from gallstones, these symptoms are very likely to recur until the gallbladder is removed. Delaying surgery makes surgery more difficult and risks/complications higher. Stones leaving the gallbladder don't just cause pain. They can damage pancreas and cause infection. ...Read more

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Remedy for shingles?

Remedy for shingles?

See a pain doc ASAP: Antivirals, like valtrex, (valacyclovir) need to be started within 72 hrs of shingle symptoms. They can decrease the severity and duration of the rash. If pain persists after the rash is gone - postherpetic neuralgia (phn) - it needs to be treated aggressively so it does not last forever. The older you are when you have shingles, the more likely you are to have phn. See a board certified pain specialist for help. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for scabies?

Any home remedies for scabies?

Scabies: Tea tree oil is an excellent natural scabies treatment and is very easy to implement. The main thing you need to do to put this treatment to work for you is you need to run a warm bath and add 25 drops of the tea tree oil to the bath before you get in. Once your bath is ready then the only thing you need to do now is soak yourself for a good 15 to 20 minutes. However, I am not sure this will work. ...Read more

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What are the home remedies for throat pain?

Home remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly >>. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good home remedy for fibromylagia pain ?

Can you recommend a good home remedy for fibromylagia pain ?

Herb: ? "good home remedy for fibromyalgia (FM) pain". Pain, the premiere symptom of FM, causes major functional changes & interference w. activities of daily living. Best home remedy for FM pain is Cannabis indica, which can be prepared at low temperature in edible butter whereat the THC component remains inactivated & non-psychotropic. A topical lotion created from cannabis & vegetable oil ...Read more

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Home relief for pleurisy?

Home relief for pleurisy?

Ibuprofen: But you may be missing a more serious illness so it's not recommended. ...Read more

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Toothache pain...Any cures or home remedies?

Not a great answer: I'll be honest and say that any relief you get will be temporary. You need to get to the dentists asap. Anti-inflammatory such as Ibuprofen will help temporarily. I've even seen people whole will take a clove and stick it in the cavity (eugenol is a sedative to the tooth). Doesn't work to well. Do yourself a favor and see the dentist before the weekend. ...Read more

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Any tips on pain relief for shingles/herpes zoster?

Any tips on pain relief for shingles/herpes zoster?

Zoster pain: 1. Anti-virals- decrease length of symptoms 2. Anti-inflammatories 3. Neuropathic pain meds: gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) tcas... 4. Traditional pain meds 5. Epidural steroid injections hang in there! ...Read more

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Herpes Zoster (Definition)

Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the ...Read more