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Pain Home Remedy
A few: Pain meds. Saline rinse, soft food, irrigate sockets. ...Read more
Many: Most toothpaste for whitening do not cause sensitivity. Some patients, however, already have sensitive teeth. The most common otc whitening product is crest white strips. This seems to work but not great and often causes sensitivity. In our office, the professional products we use are based on the patients level of sensitivity and we also have desensitizers for use beforehand if needed. ...Read more
I have had three back surgeries. Yet, I still suffer fromchronic pain. Any home remedies that will work?
Probably not: Your best bet would be to consult with a pain specialist at this point. ...Read more
On a plane tomorrow morning. I am afraid the plane will intensify the sinus pain. Any home remedies?
Decongestants: Decongestant pills and sinus sprays can provide quick relief especially before flying. Check with your doctor to see if decongestants are safe for you. ...Read more
I have several arthritic knuckles that periodically cause distracting pain. Any home remedies? Stretches, etc.?
Arthritic knuckles: Try hand exercises by relaxing your hand. Start with your fingers straight and close together. Bend the end and middle joints of your fingers. Keep your wrist and knuckles straight. Moving slowly and smoothly, return your hand to the starting position. Repeat with your other hand. If you can, perform multiple repetitions of this exercise on each hand. Also try anti-inflammatory meds or splinting. ...Read more
Chronic hip pain:
First of all when u say chronic hip pain-how long have u had it 4? Do u have any known condition that ur doctor is treating u for?
It is unusual for ur age to have any hip pain that is chronic unless you have an underlying condition that affected your joint e.G trauma, arthritis from any other cause. If you have not consulted ur doctor 4 this, please do so urgently. U may need x-rays/labs, etc. ...Read more
Help!! Severe sunburn, bubbly blistering skin, severe painful itching to the point of tears, have high pain tolerance home remedies not working?
My 22 year old husband has a fever that started with back pain on his lower back... He has no abdominal pain! What home remedies to lower his temp?
Fever a symptom: Fever does not need to be 'treated'. It is your husband's body trying to tell you something is wrong and I need help. Instead of trying to hide the symptom, look into why he is having the pain. Kidney stone, uti, testicular torsion, back sprain... - the list is long, and he needs a good evaluation to determine what he really needs instead of masking his body's calls for help, . ...Read more
I think I may have a uti. Its burns when I pee&i'm actually scared to go pee due to the pain. Any home remedies before going to the doctor? Motrin work?
I got a cut inside the eye on the white part of eye it is paining, what should I do to prevent the pain? Is there any home remedy
See below: Try soaking in warm water with liquid dishwashing detergent. This will help soften the skin. If the nail is involved use a cuticle stick to seperate the nail from the skin and then cover with andiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more
Molar extracted 4 days ago Now ulcers on gum incision & inside cheek extreme pain. Any home treatment/remedy until I see my surgeon? RA & Sjogrens dx
Notify: Your oral surgeon. May have a dry socket ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Chronic pain is an excellent example of a condition that benefits from a holistic approach. Treatment depends on the cause of the pain. Options include medications, physical therapy, osteopathic/chiropractic manipulation, acupuncture, homeopathy, herbal medicines, nutritional supplements, frequency specific microcurrent/tens units/other electromagnetic treatments, prolozone etc. Please see comments:. ...Read more
Ihave c diff & given flagyl. I have been on it 5 days without improvement. How long does this take to clear up? Any home pain remedies?
Difficult infection: C difficile can be a major and an aggravating infection! There can be resistant infections that can take weeks to finally resolve. Bowel infections may take longer to treat in the sense that they are no longer infected, but not yet symptom-free. Continue with plenty of hydration and fiber in the diet. Follow up with your Family Doc if you finish the Flagyl, but still feel sick! ...Read more
Acute otitis media:
An ear infection is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear. The otitis is painful because of inflammation and buildup of fluids in the ear. Reoccurring ear infection could cause can cause hearing problems and other complications.
Rec: see a physician for comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more
My plica semilunaris is swollen and red. Causing irritation to my eye but no pain. Are there home remedies as I have no insurance to seek medical?
Can't be sure: You can try using black tea bags on your closed eye (steep in warm water to activate first, then place over your closed eye- not hot!). Do this for 10 minutes 5 times/day. Tea has an anti-inflammatory effect and may help. My concern is for infection so if it does not improve, and certainly if it worsens, or if there is pain on eye movement, you must be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Not a great answer: I'll be honest and say that any relief you get will be temporary. You need to get to the dentists asap. Anti-inflammatory such as Ibuprofen will help temporarily. I've even seen people whole will take a clove and stick it in the cavity (eugenol is a sedative to the tooth). Doesn't work to well. Do yourself a favor and see the dentist before the weekend. ...Read more
Help please? I had root canal 5 years back, since last night its again hurting. Don't want to go through that pain again, so any home remedies?
I am having an injury in my right testis it has temporary pain. There is any home remedies to cure it? Or it can be cure by surgery only?
Here are some...: How have you been knowing of injury to right testicle? By what you have felt or indeed by a hit? For a 16-y-o man with highly variable degree, duration, interval, evolution, resolution, etc. Of recurrent testicular pain, the odd to have intermittent testicular torsion should be timely ruled out after assuring no epididymitis or referring pain from the disorders of local muscles, joints, or nerves. ...Read more
Tonic water: If it is cramps try a glass of tonic water daily. You can also use Bengay or myoflex (no smell) prior to going to bed. If ok with your doctor and other health concerns a daily aspirin can also help. Good luck ...Read more
I have lupus arthritis, I am always in too much pain are there any home remedies for pain. Meds don't work?
I'm 17yr diagnosed with iliopsoas snapping in july 2013 and also got treated nsaids corticosteroid, therapy but pain is increasing any home remedies?
Iliopsoas release: Arthroscopy is the definitive way to fractionally lengthen a tight and snapping iliopsoas tendon via hip arthroscopy. Minimal morbidity and is outpatient surgery. Trial of rest, stretching, injections are important first lines of treatment, but when symptomatic snapping persists, arthroscopic psoas release is a good option. ...Read more