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How can get relief from pain and swelling of the left knee?

How can get relief from pain and swelling of the left knee?

See your doctor: If rest, ice and elevation do not help in a short period of time, i would have the knee evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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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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How does get relief from pain and swelling of left knee?

How does get relief from pain and swelling of left knee?

Inflammation heals: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice, compression, elevation and antiinflammatory medications in the first 24hrs. ...Read more

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How can you relieve pain in the sides and back of ankle?

How can you relieve pain in the sides and back of ankle?

Get evaluated: There are many things that can cause the type of pain you are briefly describing, ranging from tendonitis( esp achilles) to arthritis of the ankle to neurological problems . Get examined and diagnosed. ...Read more

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How can I get the stiffness and the soreness away of a sprained ankle?

How can I get the stiffness and the soreness away of a sprained ankle?

Ice therapy: I like ice therapy three to four times a day. This combined with use of otc anti-inflammatories, massage, topical sprain over-the-counter meds and professional physical therapy can all help. ...Read more

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What can I do for pain and swelling in the knee?

What can I do for pain and swelling in the knee?

Ice, rest, NSAIDs: Most swollen, painful joints are due to overuse, arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, etc. These can usually be treated with rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medicines like Motrin or aleve (naproxen). Sometimes drainage and injections can also help. If the joint swells rapidly or is red, hot, or extremely tender, see your doctor as this could be something more serious like an infection or gout. ...Read more

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How can you relieve pain from tendonitis in the elbows?

How can you relieve pain from tendonitis in the elbows?

Conservative mgmt: Modification of activities, counter force bracing, elbow therapy focused on strengthening and modalities, and anti-inflammatories vs a steroid injection (if indicated and you are a candidate). ...Read more

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What explanation can be given as the cause of a muscular pain from my left thigh to the knee and affecting my waist causing severe and unbearable pain?

What explanation can be given as the cause of a muscular pain from my left thigh to the knee and affecting my waist causing severe and unbearable pain?

Difficult to say: Not all limb pain involves the bone or muscle. Nerves from the back travel down the leg, but rarely stop at the knee. Injury to the pelvis (falls) can travel down the leg to the knee, and cause spasms which affect the waist. If this is not the case, you must review if your abdomen is the problem - bleeding in bowel, urinary problems such as kidney stones and bleeding can cause severe pain too. ...Read more

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How to relieve pain from tendonitis in the elbow?

How to relieve pain from tendonitis in the elbow?

Exercise or injectio: This can be tennis elbow also known as lateral epicondylitis an exercise program can help. Sometimes you need a shot. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain in the shoulder and arm and how do you relieve it?

What are the causes of pain in the shoulder and arm and how do you relieve it?

Diagnosis?: Shoulder pain can have many sources and we need to first establish the cause for your shoulder pain. If rest and over the counter options have not helped see a doctor for an evaluation. Learn more about shoulder pain here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm. ...Read more

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How can you ease swelling and pain in knee and ankle?

How can you ease swelling and pain in knee and ankle?

RICE Method: Rest, ice (15-20 min three times a day), compression (an ace bandage) and elevation (put the leg up on a pillow). Also try over the counter anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen if your able to. If the swelling does not resolve in a few days see your physician. If your having one sided swelling, calf tenderness, shortness of breath or chest pain with the swelling, see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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How can you ease swelling and pain in knee and ankle?

How can you ease swelling and pain in knee and ankle?

Inflammation heals: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice, compression, elevation and antiinflammatory medications in the first 24hrs. ...Read more

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I have server knee pain on the left side of the knee cap..Can bear weight and constant pain and swelling. No insurance and I need help. What can it be?

I have server knee pain on the left side of the knee cap..Can bear weight and constant pain and swelling. No insurance and I need help. What can it be?

Clinic: If you have no insurance, call the closest medical school clinic. Usually listed under a university name. Ask receptionist for name of the walk-in clinic or their general medical clinic. Then call the clinic and explain you are uninsured. Most likely they have a volunteer no cost clinic. You have arthritis or knee injury and need to be seen. If all fails, go to er -- they cannot turn you away. ...Read more

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Can having a displaced meniscus cause swelling in the knee? What causes burning pain in the knee? Please help and explain?

Can having a displaced meniscus cause swelling in the knee? What causes burning pain in the knee? Please help and explain?

Yes: A displaced meniscus is when one of the cartilage discs in the joint flips up on itself and this can create locking, catching, pain, swelling and a sense of instability exacerbated with twisting and turning. These symptoms warrant an evaluation and possibly an MRI to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to relieve the pain of tendonitis in my finger?

Many remedies: available, you should see a doctor to decide what is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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My left ankle is in continues pain and swollen. What can I do to alleviate the swelling and pain?

My left ankle is in continues pain and swollen. What can I do to alleviate the swelling and pain?

You have to find the: Reason for that pan and swelling, possible fracture if you trauma, or ligament injury or tendonitis. Please see an orthopedic surgeon he will advise you. ...Read more

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What can you do to relieve the pain and the swelling from a wasp sting?

What can you do to relieve the pain and the swelling from a wasp sting?

Ice/ baking soda: Remove stinger-scrape along edge of skin with a credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice (bag of frozen peas) in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on & 10 off. You can take meds like tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Or you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. ...Read more