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I get sore after working out. What is the best way to relieve this?

I get sore after working out. What is the best way to relieve this?

Ice & light massage: The soreness is microscopic tears in connective tissue. Ice will stop the pain and promote healing. Ice feels cold, then painful for 1-2 mins., then numb. Get it numg for 10-15 mins. Light massage(roller stick) helps increase blood flow and promote healing. ...Read more

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What is the best way to work through the soreness you get after you start lifting weights?

What is the best way to work through the soreness you get after you start lifting weights?

Stretching: Stretching is very helpful for keeping your muscles from getting tight. It is a good idea to warm up a little before you stretch. You can do so before your workout & after. Drink plenty of water to flush out the metabolites (ex lactic acid) that are created when your muscles are making energy to move. These can cause soreness. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of sore muscles?

What is the best way to get rid of sore muscles?

Generalized...: If the sore muscles are generalized, then nothing beats a hot tub soak. If it is localized, then ice followed by heat usually provides good relief. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the best way to get rid of a sore throat?

Please advise what is the best way to get rid of a sore throat?

That depends.....: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore quickly?

What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore quickly?

Your doctor can: prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in European studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get a canker sore to go away?

What is the best way to get a canker sore to go away?

Wait: Healing takes time. Normally a canker sore will take about two weeks to heal, treated or not. The best treatment is to use a topical anesthetic for comfort as needed. If canker sores are persistent, longstanding and frequent they may be more serious and should be evaluated by a dentist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat fast?

What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat fast?

Viral - bacterial: If it is viral - nature will take it's course. However, gargling with warm salt water can really reduce the discomfort. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and adequate hydration can also help. If you have swelling please see your doctor for a throat culture. Untreated streph throat can lead to serious health complications later in life. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore in the nose fast?

What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore in the nose fast?

Your doctor can: prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in European studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore on the back of my tongue?

What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore on the back of my tongue?

May have to wait: It should heal by itself within two weeks. If it has been there longer see an oral surgeon, and ENT physician, or oral medicine specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of an itchy, sneezy kind of nose and lazy, sore, tired eyes?

What is the best way to get rid of an itchy, sneezy kind of nose and lazy, sore, tired eyes?

Allergy?: The symptoms are consistent with upper respiratory tract allergy. An otc antihistamine, and saline irrigations will help. But the best advice is to see an allergist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat I have a 3 basketball games this week and I have a sore throat how do I get rid of it?

What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat I have a 3 basketball games this week and I have a sore throat how do I get rid of it?

Viral - bacterial: If it is viral - nature will take it's course. However, gargling with warm salt water can really reduce the discomfort. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and adequate hydration can also help. If you have swelling please see your doctor for a throat culture. Untreated streph throat can lead to serious health complications later in life. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat? How can I get rid of a sore throat in best possible way?What are the doctor's recommendations? .

What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat? How can I get rid of a sore throat in best possible way?What are the doctor's recommendations?

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Old or New Way: The usual way is to take liquid medicine or cough drops designed for the throat. The old way is to gargle with peroxide, the new way is to gargle with Chlorhexidine gluconate (brand name = Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) and needs an rx from your physician or dentist). ...Read more

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Quads and other leg muscles still sore after 3 days (from first workout), what is the best way to get rid of lactic acid build up?

Quads and other leg muscles still sore after 3 days (from first workout), what is the best way to get rid of lactic acid build up?

Overdoing workouts: It sounds like you did too much during your first workout. Enthusiasm is great, but you need to go slowly to start. Get some guidance from a trainer as to how to get a workout routine started, make sure you are adequately hydrated and do warm up and cool down stretching . These things should go a long way to prevent your post-workout soreness. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve a sore upper back?

What's the best way to relieve a sore upper back?

Many things: Many things can possibly help: aerobic exercise, stretching, muscle strengthening exercise, heat, cold, over the counter medications (follow instructions in the package and make sure you do not have conditions making the medicines unsafe for you). If simple measures like this fail, talk to your primary care provider. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve sore oozing sores between my thighs?

What's the best way to relieve sore oozing sores between my thighs?

Skin sores/rash: Skin conditions between the sighs could just be friction burns or viral rashes. Oftentimes, these could become secondarily infected with staph/strep which may fit what you described. Have your physician take a look for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of a canker sore?

What's the best way to get rid of a canker sore?

They usually resolve: W/o treatment. If you have a canker sore ( aphthous ulcer) you can rinse your mouth w warm salt water. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times a day. Another option is to swish a mix of 1 part milk of magnesia ; 1 part liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in your mouth. Spit out after about a minute. Avoid eating spicy food or food that is hot (high temperature). Please call your >. ...Read more

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I was just wondering what's the best way to get rid of a canker sore?

I was just wondering what's the best way to get rid of a canker sore?

Licorice: Licorice has been used since ancient times to treat canker sores in the mouth. Also, small studies show it can be effective when used as a mouthwash -- 50-75% improvement in 1 day. http://tinyurl.com/kr9aeau sucking on dgl lozenges may work also. Other studies showed positive results with a dissolving licorice disk placed on the sore. http://tinyurl.com/mdvde3o. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best way to get rid of a cold sore?

Lemon balm: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. ...Read more