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How To Relieve From Airlock In Chest
Time and meds: If you are referring to shoulder pain after laparoscopic surgery, this usually subsides in 1-5 days. Non-narcotic pain medication such as naprosyn (naproxen) may help, and/or the narcotic based pain medication prescribed postop can help. It's usually well tolerated and self limited though. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Gas: Really need to describe your symptoms and what you are experiencing. Diagnosis stems from detailed history focused details. As detective ask why what where and when. Word dizzy has plethora of symptomsof what pt calls dizzy but doesn't match word, l must be detailed and specific. ...Read more
What can you do to remove or relieve discomfort from air pockets in muscle (under shoulder blade)?
No such thing: There is not such thing as air pockets in muscle. ...Read more
Have CRPS. About to take long road trip and cannot handle vibration in car. What can I do to help ease the pain while riding in the car?
Difficult: This is difficult - perhaps extra cushioning around you and frequent breaks. ...Read more
OTC meds: For over the counter treatments try advil (ibuprofen) or alleve with dramamine or bonine. Give it a day or two and hopefully you will feel fine. If not you should see an ENT doctor. From your brief description it doesn't sound as if your symptoms are that severe. If you do consider them to be "severe" then see an ENT sooner. ...Read more
Pollution: You must avoid inhaling smoke or particles in any way you can such as staying indoors and/or wearing a mask. You may have to actually leave the area and go check into a hotel if necessary until your surroundings are all clear. Of course you must be prepared to use your asthmatic medications and inhalers as needed and consult your pulmonologist also as needed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
OTC meds: Otc meds but it is highly recommended that you see a GI dr. To have your esophagus evaluated. It is not enough to just control your symptoms. You need the problem diagnosed as well. Ranitidine and Lansoprazole have been used to control the symptoms for years. As have other h2 blockers and ppis. ...Read more
Can keeping chest area warm by for example by woolwn clothes help quick recovery from severe chest congestion in toddlers?
No, overheating a : child will not speed recovery, it will just make him sweat. He needs to drink lots of clear liquids, like an electrolyte solution called Pedialyte & stay well-hydrated. would be good to see his pediatrician to find out the cause of the chest congestion. It could be from wheezing or pneumonia, or it could be that you're hearing " rattles" that are actually upper airway sounds. ...Read more
Please explain to me the dangers of breathing in the exhaust from cars and buses and does it cause damage to the brain even in ventilated areas?
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