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How to treat a freezer pack burn?

How to treat a freezer pack burn?

SImple basic care: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from temperature extremes. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) will help. Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently help and keep the area protected from trauma. No antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have an ice pack burn from several weeks ago. It is very red and painful, what should I do?

I have an ice pack burn from several weeks ago. It is very red and painful, what should I do?

Aftermath: Direct skin cold temperature exposure can cause injuries to the skin but unusual to have the described symptoms 2 weeks later. Allergic reaction? contact dermatitis? chemical burn? I'm worried about an infection, cellulitis to be more precise. Without knowing more I suggest you have this looked at by a dr asap ...Read more

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I got an an ice burn about 3 weeks ago from an ice pack. The skin is not hard but it is still discolored. How do I fix this?

I got an an ice burn about 3 weeks ago from an ice pack. The skin is not hard but it is still discolored. How do I fix this?

Let it be: You have a "freezer burn" and it will take its time to heal. You may apply a topical antibiotic ointment to prevent infection and keep the affected skin soft. ...Read more

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What could cause my scalp to feel like its burning. Shingles has been ruled out.? The only thing that seems to help is ice packs.

What could cause my scalp to feel like its burning. Shingles has been ruled out.? The only thing that seems to help is ice packs.

Many possibilities: There are a number of possibilities that could explain that symptom including chemical damage to the skin from hair products to nerve damage from a variety of causes. "burning" quality pain is typical for neuropathic or nerve damage pain. I would suggest you get in to see a neurologist or a pain management specialist for a good evaluation. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! Will ice packs burn the skin?

Need doctor's help! Will ice packs burn the skin?

They can: If put directly on skin for too long. Consider wrapping in a towel and applying intermittently. ...Read more

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What's the best way for me to burn belly fat quickly and get a six pack?

What's the best way for me to burn belly fat quickly and get a six pack?

Not too fast: Unfortunately it is not possible to create regional fat loss by any method. Best bet is nutritional weight loss diet with aerobic exercise. Also note that loosing too fast puts you at greater chance of regaining wt and covering that 6 pack back up.
When you get your body fat down work with a trainer to do crunches and other excercizes for abdominal and low back muscles. Go for it! ...Read more

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Went from smoking pack a day to 3 times a day. Now coughing mucus in morning burning lungs. Pft normal last yr. Copd? 10 pack yr history.

Went from smoking pack a day to 3 times a day. Now coughing mucus in morning burning lungs. Pft normal last yr. Copd? 10 pack yr history.

COPD: This is the time of the year when viral infections including the influenza infection are prevalent. So, it is possible that you may be experiencing one of those infections, which can give you these symptoms. See and physician and get evaluated ...Read more

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I hurt my leg and put ice packs on now my leg feels cold where they were days later no blisters or redness is this an ice burn? 1st degree?

I hurt my leg and put ice packs on now my leg feels cold where they were days later no blisters or redness is this an ice burn? 1st degree?

I would not worry ab: If the skin color is good, there is no significanct local injury or ice burn. Pain will take some time to resolve. Rest of the symptoms like coldness etc has no significance. If the pain gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my finger? I got something stuck underneath my fingernail today. When I took that thing out my finger tip started to hurt, throb, and burn. I tried using an ice pack and that didn't work too well. What is wrong? How long will it take to

What is wrong with my finger? I got something stuck underneath my fingernail today. When I took that thing out my finger tip started to hurt, throb, and burn. I tried using an ice pack and that didn't work too well. What is wrong? How long will it take to

The: The only thing that can go wrong is infection (whether or not there is something still in there). You need to give it time. It's too early to have an infection, so the pain associated with the injury is making it feel like things will not go well, but the odds are nature has this one covered and all you need to do is give your body's healing system some time. ...Read more

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How can I burn belly fat, thigh fat, and get a six pack. What workouts to do and a diet for quick results?

How can I burn belly fat, thigh fat, and get a six pack. What workouts to do and a diet for quick results?

Slow down: Don't try and lose a lot of weight in a hurry - it will only go back.

Go online and see "NuVal" - you will find food that is good, not too bad, and bad for you. There are other similar articles on the web.

Weigh your self (no clothes on) once week and plan to lose 2-4 lbs a month.

Exercise regularly. ...Read more

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I just finished my first pack of birth control I'm having a skin looking discharge it doesn't smell bad or itch or burn. ....what could it be?

I just finished my first pack of birth control I'm having a skin looking discharge it doesn't smell bad or itch or burn. ....what could it be?

I would monitor it: And see if it turns color/ smell different/ increase in quantity. Every vaginal discharge needs an explanation, and sometimes that is related to the hormonal changes associated with the pill. Your period may be irregular as well in the next 1-2 months so hang on for the ride and keep the faith. If things continue to develop in the wrong way, see a healthcare provider and have them check. ...Read more

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I am having pain during sex and I don't know how to fix it? I thought I had a yeast infection about a week ago and bought a pack and the iching and burning went away. Now ever time I have sex with my boyfriend I have a pain that feels like a cut in the ri

This: This is definitely not normal and warrants a medical evaluation. A feeling of a "cut' in your uterus is difficult to interpret. More detailed questions in order to determine exactly where the pain is and what it possibly signifies is essential. You could be dealing with an infectious process, ovarian cysts, ectopic pregnancy, etc.
Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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My son has blisters all over his knee after using an ice pack. Looks like a burn. Should he see a dr?

My son has blisters all over his knee after using an ice pack. Looks like a burn. Should he see a dr?

Ice burn: Ice can cause as much or more damage than heat. When an ice burn blisters, it indicates there is a burn that extends through a skin layer. You get him (his knee) into warm water between 104 and 106 degrees and observe, the area should begin to pink up, feel numb and tingling and then regain sensation. If this does not happen, he needs immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Burning pain in the neck worse with taking a Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack? What could be the cause?

Neuropathic pain: A constant, burning pain that is often accompanied by paresthesia or dysesthesia is characteristic of the continuous neuralgias. Some continuous neuropathic pains are also maintained by the sympathetic nervous system and are designated as sympathetically maintained pain (SMP). See pain management interventional specialist for evaluation and treatment.
Medrol pack is not enough. ...Read more

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I went to urgent care four days ago with major breathing problems I'm 27 yrs old I've been smoking cigarettes since I was 13 for more than two years a I've been smoking a pack or more a day. ..my chest still burns even though they gave me medicine to help

I went to urgent care four days ago with major breathing problems I'm 27 yrs old I've been smoking cigarettes since I was 13 for more than two years a I've been smoking a pack or more a day. ..my chest still burns even though they gave me medicine to help

Question?: You don't need me (or anyone else) to tell you what to do to get better. You all ready know. Whether you use hypnosis, yoga, transcendental meditation, behavior mod, gum, patches, pills or whatever - do something now and try to reclaim the 50 years you're robbing from yourself. Good luck! (ps: only you can do it.) ...Read more

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I put an ice pack directly on my cheek for 8 minutes last night. Now the spot is bright red (freezer burn?). Should I go to the doctor?

I put an ice pack directly on my cheek for 8 minutes last night. Now the spot is bright red (freezer burn?). Should I go to the doctor?

Why ice?: My first question is why were you using an ice pack? We're you using it for something at this site. Unless you were using "dry ice" I doubt you could have given yourself frostbite in 8 min with a standard ice pack if there is any question I would have it looked at. ...Read more

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Cough for 2 mos worse at night and morning not going away. Taken z-pack, prednisone, inhaler after 3 drs. Slight burning in chest. What next?

Cough for 2 mos worse at night and morning not going away. Taken z-pack, prednisone, inhaler after 3 drs. Slight burning in chest. What next?

Chronic cough: There are many causes of chronic cough including asthma, post nasal drip from allergies and sinus infection as well as ge acid reflux. Burning in the chest can be a symptoms of acid reflux. Usual evaluations of chronic cough include lung function testing, chest x-ray and even visit to lung specialist such as pulmonologist or allergist. ...Read more

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I have a burn from an Ice pack on my chest. I have went to the doctor I got a cream. But my question is how long is this red mark going to be there.?

I have a burn from an Ice pack on my chest. I have went to the doctor I got a cream. But my question is how long is this red mark going to be there.?

FEW DAYS IF NO BLIST: Burn caused by ice pack leaves a red mark which will disappear gradually in few days most of the time with or without treatment as long as there are no blisters or there has not been damage to the blood vessels or muscles underneath. Since you just have a red mark and no blisters and no deep tissue damage the redness may disappear in few days ...Read more

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I have been on a Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack for the last 6 days I am worse off now then before the burning pain and numbness is terrible? When do I see a doctor?

I have been on a Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack for the last 6 days I am worse off now then before the burning pain and numbness is terrible? When do I see a doctor?

Herniated disc: The neck and arm pain are due to a pinched nerve in the neck. The addition of Neurontin (gabapentin) may be more effective in calming the nerve irritation. Cervical traction, neck exercise, and physical therapy can help too. Call the doctor in the morning for additional treatment options. ...Read more

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I am on a prednisone pack. I am having so much burning pain in the neck and down both arms. I had it before I took them but now it is worse. Help?

Nerve impingement?: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Began 6 day pack of Prednisone for herniated disc. Started feeling burning sensation in arm and tingling in face on day 2. Okay to keep taking?

Began 6 day pack of Prednisone for herniated disc. Started feeling burning sensation in arm and tingling in face on day 2. Okay to keep taking?

Tingling of face: The burning (or tingling) of the face are probably not related to prednisone (unless you have electrolyte imbalance such as low potassium: eat bananas and oranges which are rich in potassium). The burning sensations in the arm may be related to your herniated disc (if it is in the neck). you should notice improvement within few days. I would get in touch with the doctor and have her/him explain ...Read more

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Ice pack burn on leg over week ago. Blisters gone. Large dark purple/blk spots. Edges burn constantly. Applying aloe. Painful to walk. Suggestions?

Ice pack burn on leg over week ago. Blisters gone. Large dark purple/blk spots. Edges burn constantly. Applying aloe. Painful to walk. Suggestions?

A blood clot?: Large dark purple spots. Edges burn constantly. Painful to walk. I am concerned you may have a blood clot. I would suggest you see a doctor immediately because blood clots can be very dangerous. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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I just ate a small bite of a cookie laced with a whole pack of laxatives and a small amount of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). My tongue and throat is burning.

I just ate a small bite of a cookie laced with a whole pack of laxatives and a small amount of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). My tongue and throat is burning.

Laxative cookies?: Why would you do that? I don't understand. However, I am guessing that by the time you receive this, your tongue is feeling better. If not, brushing gently and thoroughly including your tongue, should suffice. ...Read more

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Can using your arm more than you're used to like packing and painting for a few days cause your whole arm burn, ache when you use it?

Can using your arm more than you're used to like packing and painting for a few days cause your whole arm burn, ache when you use it?

Arm Overexertion: Hello. Overexertion can cause the muscles in your arm to ache, be sore and tight. Muscles can then exert some indirect force on the nerves and cause you to experience some burning. Symptoms should improve on their own without intervention. Just watch for any weakness in your arm or persistence of burning ...Read more

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What medications can make skin feel like a burn?

What medications can make skin feel like a burn?

Photo sensitizing: Certain photo sensitizing agents can make you sun sensitive and cause you to burn more easily when exposed to uv light. Some examples include doxycycline, some diuretics, retinoids, as well as medications such as psoralens. Note that these are just some examples and by no means is that list complete. ...Read more

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How many hours after taking the pill do I wait before I can take other medication (such as rapid burn pills)?

How many hours after taking the pill do I wait before I can take other medication (such as rapid burn pills)?

Shouldn't matter: There should not be a problem with taking the birth control pill with over the counter medications or with almost any other prescription medication. Your best reference for this issue is likely to be your pharmacist. ...Read more

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What kind of medication for a burning penis from inside?

What kind of medication for a burning penis from inside?

Depends: On the cause of the burning. If it is due to irritation, topical antibiotics or steroids may be helpful if due std like herpes or other lesions ir fungal infections specific topicals will help. ...Read more

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What medications should be given to the patient who is having BP in range of 150-180mmhg has a complaint of burning sensation in chest?

What medications should be given to the patient who is having BP in range of 150-180mmhg has a complaint of burning sensation in chest?

Blood pressure: A patient with hypertension should be their physician, get appropriate evaluation and if chest symptom for that also. Then appropriate treatment recommended by the examining/treating physician should be followed. ...Read more

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My philtrum is a deep red, dry, and is usually painfully burning. I feel really embarrass when I out in public. What medication or creams can I use?

My philtrum is a deep red, dry, and is usually painfully burning. I feel really embarrass when I out in public. What medication or creams can I use?

Dry Redness: It is difficult to determine the cause of the redness. It can be from a number of conditions or even possibly due to a cold sore. I suggest you have your physician examine you to determine how to properly treat your condition. ...Read more

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Switched COCs, now on mid 3rd pack. Normal to still be spotting til now (starts midcycle usually)? Pills always on time, taking no other medication.

Switched COCs, now on mid 3rd pack. Normal to still be spotting til now (starts midcycle usually)? Pills always on time, taking no other medication.

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very normal on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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Best medication for burning eyes?

Best medication for burning eyes?

Depends on cause: The most common reason for burning eyes is eye dryness and there are lots of eyedrops in your pharmacy for this. Less common is allergy and you can find anti-allergy drops as well. If your vision is undisturbed and there is no pain, no light sensitivity and no discharge, then try one of these. If that does not work, consult with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Does certain medication make sperm burn in the Virgina?

Does certain medication make sperm burn in the Virgina?

Sensitivity: Vaginal sensitivity can be realted to many issues: rarely allergy to semen, sometimes due to inadequate lubrication or menopausal changes. Definitely can be related to latex condoms (if used)- worth a GYN consult. Depending on which medications you are using this could be a possible side effect. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on left wrist last 10 seconds been going on for a week and a half no medication or injuries?

Burning sensation on left wrist last 10 seconds been going on for a week and a half no medication or injuries?

In certain cultures: This means either you are going to come into a large sum of money or you are going to have your car towed. Burning discomfort in the wrist associated with repetitive motions and numbness or parasthesias in the thumb, and first 2-3 fingers usually is due to irritation or compression of the median nerve. (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome) If no injury rash has occurred I would ret it and see if it resolves. ...Read more