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Is it ok to ice area for injection of levenox to decrease discomfort or will it affect the effectiveness of medication?

Is it ok to ice area for injection of levenox to decrease discomfort or will it affect the effectiveness of medication?

It's ok: That's ok - no problem. The area will warm up after the ice is removed and the Lovenox (enoxaparin) is given under the top layers of skin and tissue as a Depo-Provera shot. ...Read more

Minerals (Definition)

Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more


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Are there any vitamins and minerals that are advised NOT to take whilst on Levothyroxine medication?

Are there any vitamins and minerals that are advised NOT to take whilst on Levothyroxine medication?

Maybe, maybe not: Levothyroxine can interact with multiple other drugs and supplements. Other medications can often be taken safely with it, but may need to be taken at another time of day. Your doctor or pharmacist can evaluate your specific situation. ...Read more

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Can ice pick headache pain be managed without medication?

Can ice pick headache pain be managed without medication?

Headache types: Sometimes it stops on its own. Indomethacin is often helpful for this. You may want to substitute it for advil (ibuprofen).

Head trauma can cause a different kind of headache than an ice pick headache. Make sure the diagnosis is correct! ...Read more

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I'm on pain medication after some oral surgery anything besides ice I can do for the swelling?

I'm on pain medication after some oral surgery anything besides ice I can do for the swelling?

Ibuprofen 800mg: Every 6 hours (unless you have a contraindication), sleep slightly elevated, switch over to moist heat application after 48 hours. Sometimes steroids are given intra-operatively and even post-operatively if significant swelling is anticipated. Normal body response to surgery. Also just has to "run its course". ...Read more

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I have got swollen cheeks since 5 days...I have taken enzoflam treatment for 3 days...I am using ice also...Suggest someother medication please...!

I have got swollen cheeks since 5 days...I have taken enzoflam treatment for 3 days...I am using ice also...Suggest someother medication please...!

That's tough: Without a diagnosis. Have u seen a doc? Any numbness or other symptoms. Check swelling as an isolated issue is not a common problem. I'm interested to see what others have to say but I would be on something like aleve (naproxen) 2 2x per day for pain. Gdluc. ...Read more

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Can vitamins and minerals interact with these medications?

Can vitamins and minerals interact with these medications?

Drug nutrient: Yes, vitamins and minerals interact with and are affected by what we eat and with medications. If you want to search yourself go online to put in your specifics. ...Read more

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What medications can interact with mineral supplements?

What medications can interact with mineral supplements?

Too many to list: Realistically you don't want/need a whole list of all medication/supplement interactions, just the ones you're taking, right? Check out http://www. Uspharmacist. Com/content/d/featured%20articles/c/10439/ for one pharmacist's thoughts on medication/supplement interactions. Or go to www. Epocrates. Com, www. Drugs. Com, etc for each individual medication & search for interactions. ...Read more

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Is there any other way to get rid of blue balls without ejaculating? Would any medication work? Could I just put ice packs?

Is there any other way to get rid of blue balls without ejaculating? Would any medication work? Could I just put ice packs?

Vascular congestion: Most frequently relieved by ejaculation. Ice pack plus lying on your side with hips slightly flexed is worth trying. 600 mg (3 x 200 mg tabs) Ibuprofen worth trying if pain persists. Problem will clear up as you get older &/or have regular sex. Good luck. ...Read more

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Broke my 2nd and 3rd ribs 2 weeks ago and has not gotten better even with rest, ice and medication. Symptoms now include nausea. What is wrong?

Broke my 2nd and 3rd ribs 2 weeks ago and has not gotten better even with rest, ice and medication. Symptoms now include nausea. What is wrong?

Need Ortho eval: You need to be seen by an Orthopedic specialist to determine the extent of your injury and the significance of the symptoms. It's hard to give you the right answer without proper examination. Nausea could be a side effect of the medication you're taking and that may need to be changed. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of dislocated shoulder pains, other then with medication and ice?

How do you get rid of dislocated shoulder pains, other then with medication and ice?

Therapy: Therapy to strengthen the muscles around the shoulder can help decrease thevain after a dislocation. It can also help restore lost motion. If all that fails an arthroscopic procedure may be needed. ...Read more

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What vitamins and minerals should not be taken when I am taking blood pressure medication regularly?

What vitamins and minerals should not be taken when I am taking blood pressure medication regularly?

Too broad: Some supplements shouldn't be taken with some medicines. But in order to know supplements you shouldn't take (or which you should take more of), information about your specific condition and medicines would be necessary. This is a question you should be asking your doctor directly. ...Read more

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I have had an ankle effusion for a year now. I have tried PT, anti-inflammatory medications and ice. Should I see a doctor to possibly drain it?

I have had an ankle effusion for a year now. I have tried PT, anti-inflammatory medications and ice. Should I see a doctor to possibly drain it?

Yes: You should see an ankle specialist like an orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist to get a through review of your care to this point and expert evaluation of the ankle. Draining the fluid may provide some temporary relief or further diagnostic information, but the fluid often comes back. ...Read more

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On 2 different blood pressure medications plus clonodone @night. He wakes up w/ arm ice cold, numb from shoulder down to bottom of rib cage. No pain?

On 2 different blood pressure medications plus clonodone @night. He wakes up w/ arm ice cold, numb from shoulder down to bottom of rib cage. No pain?

Certainly: Doesn't sound related at all to b/p meds. You failed to mention whether it feels "cold" to him, or if it is actually "cold" to touch. In either case have his doctor evaluate that. ...Read more

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I've had 3 hard pimples on my nose for 3 years now. I've tried Ice and toothpaste and other acne medications but nothing helped. Please help me?

I've had 3 hard pimples on my nose for 3 years now. I've tried Ice and toothpaste and other acne medications but nothing helped. Please help me?

See Dermatologist: See a skin doctor or dermatologist to get an accurate diagnosis. They may be cystic acne lesions and need prescription medication or not acne lesions at all.
It all starts with a doctor visit. ...Read more

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Mother has planter fasciitis w bone spur, she took oral medications w IM injections and used silicon heel w exercises w stretch w Ice w rest w no good?

Mother has planter fasciitis w bone spur, she took oral medications w IM injections and used silicon heel w exercises w stretch w Ice w rest w no good?

That's a good strath: Hopefully it will help. If she has pain on the first few steps in the morning, a night splint ill help and generally speaking orthotics are good as well. ...Read more

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Minereas disease I have minereas disease and was told I had a twisted artery in my neck could this be effecting the minereas because now no medication works dizzy and ringing in ears pretty much constant can't take many more 8 hours of vomiting

Minereas disease I have minereas disease and was told I had a twisted artery in my neck could this be effecting the minereas because now no medication works dizzy and ringing in ears pretty much constant can't take many more 8 hours of vomiting

Meniere's Syndrome: Inner ear, only one side ringing, vertigo (dizziness with nausea), may occur in families.
Limit or eliminate caffeine, salt, chocolate.
See a physician who treats these cases

if the episodes occur often, consider an endolymphatic shunt (surgical procedure). Successfully works for many. Hearing aids do not work to reduce ringing. Some people outgrow vertigo, but not ringing. ...Read more

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Is speed, ice, and crank the same drug?

Is speed, ice, and crank the same drug?

Yes: Yes, these are all names for the same drug: methamphetamine. http://www. Recoverythroughsupport. Com/factsheets/crystal-meth. Html. ...Read more

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Looking for a good mineral supplement in liquid form that I can find at target. Or drug store?

Mineral supplement: If you eat a balanced diet you do not need supplements. I recommend the DASH diet.

ISBN 9780743410076 get it read it follow it to good health. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of snorting the drug ice? What all does it do to the body & mind?

What are the side effects of snorting the drug ice? What all does it do to the body & mind?

Crystal Meth: Snorting crystal meth can damage your nasal septum. It's a stimulant that increases heart rate, breathing, and temperature as well as feelings of euphoria, excitement, alertness, confidence, increased libido, energy and strength. It can also cause strokes and heart attacks; severe headaches; high anxiety; paranoia and panic attacks. Regular users may develop psychosis. Very addictive stuff. ...Read more

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I smoked a drugs last 1 year ago, I smoked, ice, marijuana, khashkhas, and I wanna know how many years if I no smoke my body will clean at all?

I smoked a drugs last 1 year ago, I smoked, ice, marijuana, khashkhas, and I wanna know how many years if I no smoke my body will clean at all?

Clear in a month: Most of the drugs you say you smoke, are undetectable in the urine after one month. My best advice is for you to continue to refrain from all of the dangerous drugs you mentioned. Good for you for getting clean. ...Read more

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Would rum raisin ice cream affect a drug test?

Would rum raisin ice cream affect a drug test?

Not likely: Raisins contain tyramine, an amino acid derivative. Large amounts of tyramine can cause an increase in pulse and blood pressure. Rum raisin ice cream does not have enough rum or raisin to cause any significant side effects or interfere with drug tests. ...Read more

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Which vitamins or minerals could I find at the drug store to help with weight loss?

Which vitamins or minerals could I find at the drug store to help with weight loss?

None: There is no proven supplement that is both safe and effective to cause weight loss. Exercise and proper dieting are tha answers. Talk to doctor to find the right program for you. ...Read more

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Would an ice bath help for intestinal inflammation like swollen hemorrhoids? What else could help, anti-inflammatory drugs?

Would an ice bath help for intestinal inflammation like swollen hemorrhoids? What else could help, anti-inflammatory drugs?

Sometimes sitz baths: Help which are not iced, but rather room temperature to help reduce swelling. There are medication for hemorrhoids to reduce swelling and pain that's safer than taking NSAIDS, that could cause some bruising, or oozing if bleeding is a problem. Talk to your PCP so s/he's aware of the problem, and it's documented. ...Read more

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Can drug use of meth/ice be causing my body to swell n if so should I be worried? Mostly n my legs/ankles n belly. 28/f hep c

Can drug use of meth/ice be causing my body to swell n if so should I be worried? Mostly n my legs/ankles n belly. 28/f hep c

Ice: Also known as meth or crystal meth, can cause anorexia, flushed skin, euphoria, restlessness, heart rate & blood pressure changes, rapid breathing, blurred vision, insomnia, tremors, seizures, heart attack, agitation & aggression. ...Read more

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Is ice an effective non-drug treatment for trigger finger alongside splint? How long to ice if it is? Thumb is swollen at joint.

Is ice an effective non-drug treatment for trigger finger alongside splint? How long to ice if it is? Thumb is swollen at joint.

Probably not: Because trigger finger is caused by chronic, not acute, inflammation. But trigger finger does not usually present with swelling. Ask your doctor if it could be something else. ...Read more