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How Can I Stop Swelling And Pain From Spider Bite
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
See a phlebologist: The best way to treat vein pain and itching is to get the veins treated in a comprehensive way that treats the abnormal veins and there causes. The specialist who treats veins are called phlebologist, the can come from vascular or dermatological or other backgrounds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Local reaction tx: Insect bites should be washed with soap and water. An ice or cold pack may help reduce local swelling. Topical creams, gels and lotions such as those containing calamine or pramoxine decrease itching. Avoid topical anesthetic and antihistamine preparations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Remove: First i would make sure the tick is removed. The best way is to grasp with a pair of tweezers and pull straight out. Once out, if the are is red, i would apply a topical steroid cream, Hydrocortisone is available otc. Be on the lookout for a red ring around the tick bite, as this can be a signal that you could have lyme disease from the tick. If you suspect this see your doctor. Dr. Lana long. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use antibiotic and: Moist heat over the area involved.Get a more detailed answer ›
You can use cool: compresses at the beginning, then switch to warm compresses later in the day. An oral antihistamine would help the most. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) tends to be very effective for this, but it can make you drowsy, so please don't take it before driving or operating machinery. If you will be doing those activities, try one of the non-sedating meds, such as loratidine or fexofenadine. ...Read more
I have many mosquito bites on my legs and cannot stop itching them to the point of bleeding how can I stop the itching? Otc cortesone didn't help
Short term: If the other suggested answers don't work, it may not be possible to reduce the swelling without the help of a dentist. If the swelling is from an abscessed tooth it could get worse and close the airway to prevent breathing. Urgent care from a dentist or oral surgeon is important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Severe swelling around front and back tooth.. Gum swelling. No pain and no sensitivity to hot/cold. How can I reduce swelling till i go to the docs?
Swelling: Swelling usually indicates an infection, either from the tooth or the gums. Warm salt water rinses may help (dissolve one tsp of salt in a small glass of warm water), but is not a solution even if the swelling subsides. Any swelling needs to be seen by your dentist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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