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How Do I Get The Swelling To Go Down Crutches
Ice and elevate: The best treatment for just about any injury is to ice and elevate the injured part. Limit use (rest) and to help control swelling, an ace bandage, properly applied, can also help. Remember "rice": rest, ice, compression and elevate. Most of these are simple sprains, but fractures are common and can be serious. See a doctor if symptoms persist or if there is any deformity present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My gums got swollen due to my tooth paste because it was to harsh. How do I get the swelling to go down?
I think i have a cystic pimple on my cheek. There is one small hard spot surrounded by swelling up to my eye. How do I get the swelling to go down??
Cystic pimple: Could be a range of reasons: Send photo to diagnose you properly & find right treatment. For now put a hot cuetip or fingertip with out burning the skin and gently push on pimple without popping it. We can show you on video how to do this if questions. Likely oil glands are clogged & causing pimple. ...Read more
I bumped my head from hitting it on a wooden shelf. What do I need to do to get the swelling to go down?
What do you suggest if I have a sty in my eye and it is really swollen. Any ways on how to get the swelling to go down?
Heat treatment: The best treatment for an evolving stye is to apply very warm soaks (washclosth under very warm -not hot- water applied to the lid about 5 times per day for 5 minutes at a time will usually get it to respond fairly quickly. Give this a try for 3-5 days and then see an ophthalmologist if still significant after that time. ...Read more
My husband has a swollen thigh with no pain but the leg does feel heavy! how can we get the swelling to go down?
Go to the Doctor: Unexplained swelling can represent life threatening problems. This is nothing to just wait on. Please get your husband to your family clinic urgently. ...Read more
I just got my tonsils removed today and my uvula is HUGE! Is there any way to get the swelling to go down? If not, how long until they reduce in size?
Hornet sting tips: Clean with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. Elevate affected area. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Need tetanus shot every 10 years. Throat, airway or tongue swelling – call 911. ...Read more