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My Grandson Has A Severe Swollen Ear From Wrestling What Can We Do To Reduce The Swelling
My son is 11 months he has redness and a little tear around his penis head what can I do for the pain and to heal the tearing?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
My daughter has A bad case of poison ivy..... Can barely open her R eye because due to swelling. DO I need to take her to the ER ?
Poison Ivy: Likely not the ER unless there are swallowing or breathing problems. Have her seen by her MD or urgent care for treatment. Using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help. Along with a cool compress. Try not to touch other areas and stay away from the plants. Your doctor may want to give her a course of steroids. All the best. ...Read more
I have an old ear piercing that has a bump in the back end of it and I need to know how to treat the bump without closing the piercing.
Cyst: CSeeyour doctor and have it checked then they can give you a recomendation. ...Read more
My eye is swollen now because it was hit by the brim of a hat, what can I do to reduce the swelling?
My daughter has a calcified lymph node in her neck. Anything I can do to get rid of it and what are the causes?
No; Multiple: There are multiudinous reasons why lymph nodes may calcify, most of them secondary to some infection that your child had awhile back. Ask yourself, does it bother her or does it bother you? If it really really bothers her take her to the best pediatric surgeon you can find and he'll cut it out and send it for a biopsy. The reason for a pediatric surgeon is he'll be meticulous about the suturing. ...Read more
My 7 year old daughter has a severe burning feeling around the outter sides of her lips. What can I use to sooth this and what can the cause be?
Cheilitis: is inflammation of the lips. Most often this is caused by dryness/chapping and sun exposure. Allergies may contribute. Lip licking, biting or rubbing habits are frequently involved. Paradoxically, constant licking of the lips causes drying and irritation. Digestive enzymes present in saliva or even infection (herpes) can contribute. Barrier lubricants (lip salve or Vaseline) helps;discuss with Doc ...Read more
What could be the cause of my son's foreskin being swollen and red? He is 2 years old. How can I help treat the swelling and redness?
Infection: It sounds like your son may have phimosis with balanitis a common inflammation/infection of the foreskin. In any case it should be checked by the doctor to see if a serious infection or not. It can be treated fairly simply with creams and antibiotics usually. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son was giving lead base water in school and now has diarrhea. What can I do to ease the symptoms?
Lead water: hello ~ most important is HOW MUCH lead based water he had, and if a significant amount please have a blood lead level as this affects treatment. If not a lot treat symptomatically with kaopectate. I would avoid meds like imodium (loperamide) in this situation. Remember to keep hydrated. Use Bentyl (dicyclomine) for cramps. thanks ...Read more
I have an ear infection. My ear is itchy and there is pain around the ear from the top down to level with my chin. How can I treat without antibiotics?
Get Evaluated: Ear infections are best treated with an antibiotic (for bacterial infection) or antifungal (for fungal infection) to which the infecting organism is susceptible. It could be administered directly into the ear as drops or a powder or taken orally or parenterally depending on the region of ear infected. If you decline medication, you suffer severe pain and risk losing hearing or septicemia. ...Read more
My daughter has an ear infection she is in a lot of pain how can I reduce the painwe are using Advil (ibuprofen) we have descriptions antibiotics and have ear dro?
Tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine: Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen)), ibuprofen, or ear drops, e.g., auralgan, does not provide enough pain relief. For severe ear pain, tylenol (acetaminophen) with Codeine (0.5-1.0 mg/kg/dose) seems to do a better job. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mother has swelling on her lift side adjucent to ear. Plz tell me what may be the possible cause and remedy and precautions. ?
My child got black pepper in her eyes. How do I relieve the pain and get it out? Can this cause damage?
Black pepper: Black pepper will not damage her eyes. Keep flushing her eyes with cold water ...Read more
Weather has started getting cold and my knee hurts all the time now. It is from a old injury. What can i do to help the pain?
Determine pain cause: Do you have arthritis? Is this tendonitis? Is there swelling of the knee? Could you have a meniscal tear? To effectively treat pain, you have to determine the cause, if possible. For now, rest from offending activities, ice for 20 minutes at a time, take OTC ibuprofen in only the recommended amt. and consider a brace. If I can help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
Cold: Compresses can be helpful.Get a more detailed answer ›
My mother has an abcess behind her ear and pus.. I ask if it just in skin or may come from internal ear .. How to differentiate ?
Almost always: It's almost always in the skin but see your doctor to make sure. ...Read more
My Father in law has been suffering from Dr's here think is a trapped nerve in his back causing pain in his ankle. What can he do to help relieve pain?
Partly: There are many treatments for this. Anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen help. There are many medications which can help nerve pain, but many have side effects that outweigh their benefits, especially in the chronologically gifted. Core stabilization (strengthening the stomach muscles) is very useful; a physical therapist or good trainer can help a lot. Time often heals this wound. ...Read more
How can you relieve the pressure from a facial fracture? Going to ENT friday but the pressure has my bf lips/teeth numb. Thanks.
Numbness common: Facial or tooth numbness is common with facial bone fractures. This is because the nerves pass through the cheek and jaw bones and may be injured. Fortunately this numbness will go away in most people. If you need surgery to fix the fractures that may delay the return of normal feeling. Permanent numbness can occur but is uncommon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Call the surgeon.: It seems reasonable to give the surgeon a call and see if he or she can prescribe the appropriate medication and dosage. The age of your daughter was not given, but consider calling her pediatrician or family doctor for suggestions. ...Read more
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