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Home Remedies For Toe Inflammation
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Needs attention: Usually inflammation around the nail is suggestive of an infection. Home therapy consists of hot, soapy water soaks, 15-20 min, with massaging of the skin around the nail. If there is drainage, then an antibiotic and a band aid. If it persists, see your podiatrist. The nail may be ingrown and require attention. Don't put off treatment. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of treatment for inflammed pinkie toe? I gave myself a pedicure and must have scraped off the thin, clear covering over the nail bed and skin on my pinkie toe; because, after i felt a slight pain and went to get a pedicure at a salon, i caught a
Mentholatum: Consider Vicks vaporub to chest. It has natural menthal smell in petroleum base. It causes decreased swelling in nasal passages and can decrease cough irritation also. This would be good for a cold virus. However if allergic rhinitis "allergies" consider keep windows in home and car closed, avoid pets in home, no cigarette smoking in home, and hepa filter and vacuum with hepa filter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yesterday i saw eye doc. Diluted eye exam showed eyes are good free from disease except some eye inflammation. What caused that. Any otc/home remedy?
If i've broken my toe what are signs that its a more serious break that needs more than home treatment?
NEEDS TO BE SEEN: An xray will be able to tell 'the seriousness of the fracture' such as displacement or comminution. Displacement is when the bones are 'shifted' and less likely to heal. Communition is when there are 'extra fragments' you are not be able to tell how serious a fracture is by looking on the outside, sorry. Hope you are better soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do soft corn come out by themselves? I have 2 tiny ones in my small toe. Hurts and annoying. Is there a home remedy for it? Other than the plasters??
Gout help: Adjust diet. Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /day. Achieve ideal wt ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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