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What is the best painkiller/anti-inflammation medication for plantar fasciitis? I have tried decolfenac, celebrex (celecoxib) and paracetamol and it don't work
None: These meds will have little benefit. You are better treated with arch supports and specific exercises. ...Read more
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
I have a yellow swelling of the tonsils and problems in the Games two months ago and the mother in my throat And inflammation medication does not work?
Tonsil Issues: Greetings. I'm sorry but I'm not sure what you are actually asking. Please rephrase your question and I'm sure one of us can help. Good Luck ...Read more
It burns even when not urinating. I have taken some alkaline lowering medication to lower alkaline but it still burns even when not urinating. Could there be anything else causing the burning. I'm currently using medication for inflammation of my lower ba
How long does it take for a small burn or inflammation caused by acne medication to completely heal?
Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. This can take weeks, sooner with gentle skin care. ...Read more
Space Dosing: Taking the recommmended every day pea sized amount to an every other day pea sized amount is helpful. If you are using more than a "pea" sized amount, then reduce accordingly! Be sure to wear sunscreen and avoid the sun, also! Best of luck! ...Read more
I have a severe enlargement of clitoris as well inflammation & darkness of this area, which medication I take for whitening & anti inflammation?
See a MD: You need to be examined by a MD, as absent of pregnancy, areola generally don't darken spontaneously without a medical reason in non pigmented people. The clitoral enlargement occurs when steroids are present abnormally either from an external cream or from the adrenal glands or a ovarian tumor. ...Read more
Prostate inflammation can lead to pain, increased urinary frequency, or difficulty emptying one's bladder. Many men use an herb first for this called saw palmetto. Ejaculating frequently can also help alleviate the amount of fluid in the prostate.
But there are also antibiotics and other medications that can treat this common problem. ...Read more
Initialtreatment r: Is still nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen, naproxen, etc. For people who are allergic to this class of drug, drs will try steroids to decrease inflammation, opioids are only given to very severe pain and nsaids have failed or is not enough. Always consult your dr if no relief is found after taking otc med, there might be something going on such as fracture or infection. ...Read more
As a kidney donor what type of medication can I take for pain and inflammation? Specifically for pain associated with vigorous workouts
What is the best medication for elbows legement inflammation? I'm taking b1, 6 and 12 injections right now.
I have brainstem inflammation and looking for an alternative medication to steroids can you help please?
I had constant lower back and leg pain for 12 hours straight pain medication did not help but inflammation tablets helped?
Pain in the low back radiating into the leg, and relieved with anti-inflammatory medication (such as Motrin or aspirin) suggests Sciatica, a form of radiculopathy (a medical condition affecting the root of a spinal nerve).
The most common cause is a herniated or bulging Disc.
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I was presribed predisone for my skin inflammation however, im still getting over a serious chest cold. When should I start taking the medication?
As prescribed: Yes you should start taking the meds. As prescribed as the prescribing doctor must know that you are recovering from chest cold, no relations.. ...Read more
Does artery inflammation change - worse at times, less inflammation at others (i do not mean in response to medication / treatment)? Pos. Factors?
Can’t take Aleve & Advil for inflammation/pain anymore due to medication overuse side effects. What can I replace with while also taking Cymbalta?
Please repost: Please repost and state specifically what your “medication overuse side effects.” Also, please include the answer to your question given to you by the clinician who prescribed the Cymbalta; or, if you haven’t asked that person this question, please state why not, as (s)he would seem to be the natural person to ask. ...Read more
I had diagnose for thyroid inflammation, and doctor said that my thyroid is working well based on the lab test. What will be my req. Medication?
Lesions in the small intestines revealed no cancer. It's no longer bleeding. There is a lot of inflammation. Should I take inflammatory medication?
Speak to your MD: You should speak to the doctor who evaluated your intestines and strongly suggest that you not take any medication till your doctor prescribes, as some antinflammatory meds may be associated with irritation and bleeding potentials. ...Read more
My 2nd GI doctor said the 3rd pathologist thinks medication or Chrons disease may be the cause of Inflammation in intestine. How can I be sure to know?
Crohns Disease: Selective immunsuppression with Remicade (infliximab) and steroids is a basic tenet of medical therapy for Crohn's and ulcerative colitis. Micronutrient deficiencies are relatively new and include replacing and monitoring for vit d3, vit a, zinc, B12, several other vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Bile binders/questran and avoiding fats can be helpful. Many are helped by avoiding gluten. Good luck. ...Read more
I have fasciitis on MRI and have been on prednisone to fix this and the swelling. Would a pain management doctor be able to help finish getting rid of the inflammation with steroids? I do have pain from this issue but do not want pain medication.
I have grade 2 scariolitis (as) and I take no medication. I have low hemoglobin 118, low MCH 27.2 and high RDW which came on suddenly. My blood count was normal six weeks ago, except the low potassium level of 3.3. Could I have aoi anemia or inflammation?
I would disagree: Since you do not describe your diagnosis, I cannot really answer other than generically. An inflammatory polyneuritis such as Guillain-Barre or CIDP are best treated with IVIG or plasmapheresis, and steroids are not the best approach here. This is far more complicated and would suggest Concierge or IN Box consult here onsite. ...Read more
Can probiotics helped with inflammation of the intestines due to an overuse of prescribe medication? If so, what brand would be best to take?
Can side effects from a medication (topamax) be brought on by a virus? In the case of a virus or inflammation creating/exacerbating health issues?
Is inflammation of the nasal septum lining treated with medication or will saline rinses be the best?
Nasal sprays: Inflammation of the nasal mucosa or lining is best treated with a topical nasal steroid spray like flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) etc. These nasal steroid sprays take some time (months) to work and should be used every day, not just for a week or two. Additionally, nasal saline sprays will help by keeping the nasal lining moist because dryness can cause more inflammation. Think about a humidifier at night. ...Read more
Can trigmenial tightness in face cause skin to look slightly abnormal? Like a bit more puffier? What's the best medication to get rid of inflammation?
Can be painful!: Not sure what trigeminal "tightness" is. Trigeminal neuralgia is pain associated with the trigeminal nerve & is usually experienced as burning, sharp pain in the cheek, forehead, temples & jaw, pain around eyes, aching teeth, ear aches & feeling of fullness in sinuses. Puffiness is not usually described. Anti-inflammatories are not particularly helpful. Neurontin, Lyrica, (pregabalin) Cymbalta have been used. ...Read more
It would be effective only if the inflammation is caused by a virus and the virus is susceptible to the medication. There are no effective medications for most viral infections of the brain.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
What's good for inflammation n the joints besides medication? Any kinds of tea, or vitamins maybe some foods?
Crohn's but take no medication. Also inflamed nostrils. Hard 2 breathe. Antihistamine does not help. Can Crohn's cause inflammation of the nostrils?
No, but: You need to see your doctor, or any doctor, and you need to take medicications. Inflammation of the nostrils can be due to a viral disease, Crohn's is an auto immune disease, which affects your immune system and you can be prone to infection, so you need to see your primary doctor now, and follow up with gastroenterologist later, good luck ...Read more
What could cause inflammation in cecum and ileum not caused by crohns ulcerative colitis medication or infection?
Hmmm....: How do we know it is none of those? Biopsy would be the next step in determining a cause, but you must have had a biopsy to know that it was none of the above? I would suspect that this is Crohn's - maybe mild. ...Read more
My dad is suffering from ulcer and liver inflammation with pain? Can he be cured with medications?
Depends on cause: Would need more information to make a firm conclusion. However, stomach ulcers are often treated with acid reduction medications and sometimes antibiotics. Liver inflammation is very nonspecific and the cause would need to be determined. But many liver conditions are indeed treatable. ...Read more