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Please Tell How Best To Heal Sciatic
Heal sciatica: Wait. Sciatica is a painful condition associate usually with acute low back pain and sharp, shooting pains down the bag of your leg. Other nerves in your legs can also be affected and may produce similar symptoms in different locations. Over 95% of acute sciatica goes away by itself within 6 weeks. Thus extensive evaluation (even x-ray) is not recommended until after 6 weeks. ...Read more
See below: collar bone does not generally hurt without any trauma. If the pain is close to your shoulder area, then it is AC joint, if it is close to the throat area, then it is the sternoclavicular joint. If it is in the middle of the bone, and there was no trauma, then you need a X-ray to r/o other pathology. ...Read more
It all depends on-: -what degree the tear is. 1=minimal 2=some fibers torn, bleeding & swelling and pain. 3=complete tear, & after evaluation if the boney attachment is avulsed, surgery is in order. 1=short recovery with rest ice activity modification. 2=up to 4-6 weeks, fibers need time to repair with scar. 3=3-6-10 months. ...Read more
Operation: A surgical procedure is the only way to repair a hernia, but not all hernias need to (or should) be repaired. See a general surgeon for a consultation to find out more. You can find one interested in hernia disease at the Americas Hernia Society website. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hamstrings: Typically take 6-8 weeks to heal but can be chronic problems if you don't treat them and rest initially. The key to good hamstring rehab is strengthening of the hamstring as opposed to stretching. As strengthening under guidance stimulates healing akin with nsaids, ice massage , etc. ...Read more
Symptoms?: Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including infcreasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are soft, losing weight, limiting the time sitting on the toilet. Flare ups are then treated with creams, ointments. If still a problem you could try banding and finally excision/ligatiom. Surgery is really the only definitive treatment for this. ...Read more
Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be patient: To my knowledge, only time will heal this. However, there are many potential causes for the spleen to be enlarged and painful, from infection to cancer like a lymphoma, to trauma, or a problem with the blood supply. Your doctor has probably already evaluated all those, but you can call him or her to make sure. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more
Variable: Depending on the location sutures will remain in place between one to three weeks. After that initial stage by 4-8 weeks the area should be feeling and looking better. I always tell patients scars continue to heal and mature for one year after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Better Control: If you suffer from type1 or type2 diabetese it needs a good control with a1c test to be below6.5.You can take following actions 1maintain on diabetic diet strictly under care of a dietician 2either with oral meds and/or Insulin keep your diabetese under control with a1c close to6.5 3keep your bp;cholestrol under control with/out meds 4regular eye and feet examination 5regular medical check 6nosmok. ...Read more
Shin splints: If you are walking or running for exercise you need to do adaquate stretching before and after activity. Icing the shins after a workout and taking a short course of anti-inflammatory like alleve or advil (ibuprofen) should help. To prevent further bouts, see a podiatrist. You may need an orthotic in your shoe to prevent recurrence. ...Read more
Laxatives - fast.: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read more
You need a proper: Work up 1st and there are many hormonal or non hormonal treatment like nsaids assuming u do not have anything strange going on, so please call your gyn and at your age i would offer u after a proper woirkup endometrial in office ablation to get rid of the period or make it conderably less. ...Read more
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