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Can icing help reduce muscle swelling?

Can icing help reduce muscle swelling?

Yes: Icing is usually good idea after any muscle or tendon injury to decrease swelling and speed recovery. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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Does ice help swelling of labia minora?

Does ice help swelling of labia minora?

For sure: ice is a very useful to help minimize swelling after trauma or surgery. It is first important to determine the cause of the swelling and treat that. ...Read more

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Can ice help reduce swelling caused by the sun?

Can ice help reduce swelling caused by the sun?

Insult to injury: If you remember that sunburn is an injury to the skin caused by radiation, the skin is already damaged. Healing inflammation occurs (red, hot, swollen, tender) to heal damaged skin. Ice to already injured tissues will increase the injury like frostbite. Better to use cool cloths, protective creams and take antiinflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Will naproxen help decrease the swelling and redness of a pimple?

Will naproxen help decrease the swelling and redness of a pimple?

Acne: No. Naproxen will not help in this way. Try hot water soaks 3 times daily for a few days. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoid banding and laser coagulation cause slight prostate inflammation?

Can hemorrhoid banding and laser coagulation cause slight prostate inflammation?

PROSTATITIS EVAL: YES IT CAN : PROSTATITIS CAN B tough to treat. Hopefully you have seen a urologist recently. Tx with doxycycline. I would recheck labs /UA C&S. & testosterone if no response ,cipro (ciprofloxacin) may be needed for 8-10wks. Recheck labs and culture. You also need abdominal/pelvic/prostate US R/O prostate stones. Also switch to gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may also be tried if no change. ...Read more

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Does eating ice help reduce swelling with an oral piercing?

Does eating ice help reduce swelling with an oral piercing?

Probably: Ice will reduce blood flow to the area and by doing so, reduce swelling. ...Read more

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How to reduce forehead swelling from impact?

How to reduce forehead swelling from impact?

Ice: Cold at first, with alleve or equivalent twice a day. Apply cold packs for 10-15 minutes. ...Read more

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How to reduce twisted knee swelling?

How to reduce twisted knee swelling?

You may have damage: You may have damage inside your knee. It can be cartilage, ligaments, bone or a combination. You can improve the status of your knee with strengthening of the knee muscles: quadriceps exercises. Depending on your evalaution the damage can be identified by examination and/or imaging and therapy directed to the cause. ...Read more

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Chance of dvt pain behind knee no swelling or heat or redness?

Chance of dvt pain behind knee no swelling or heat or redness?

Dvt: Localized pain behind the knee is not very common as a symptom of deep vein thrombosis. However doing a venous duplex ultrasound (Doppler-sonography) would identify and clarify this issue. Other issues could be localized knee problems, such as a Baker's cyst. If there is a recent history of airplane travel, then ultrasound would be recommended as there is risk of air travel related thrombosis ...Read more

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Can ice packs reduce sinus inflammation?

Can ice packs reduce sinus inflammation?

No: The sinuses are deep to the skin and the ice packs will not affect them directly. ...Read more

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Ext thrombosed hemorrhoid. Swell/pain decreased, now painless rectal bleeding (bright red), small clots. Mild abd pain and nausea. When to see dr?

Ext thrombosed hemorrhoid. Swell/pain decreased, now painless rectal bleeding (bright red), small clots. Mild abd pain and nausea. When to see dr?

Promptly: While issue is lessened currently, you could rebleed again and potentially heavily. Avoid straining at stool by taking a softener (perhaps miralax ) and apply anusol hc cream or Tucks pads until definitive care is available. A good colorectal or general surgeon should be able to help. ...Read more

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Ganglion cyst wrist surgery swelling. How to reduce this?

Ganglion cyst wrist surgery swelling. How to reduce this?

Scar massage: Swelling following surgery is quite common. Stiffness is also a common complaint. Physical therapy (or hand therapy) can be beneficial in improving wrist motion and swelling. Scar massage and desensitization exercises can be helpful to reduce swelling and sensitivity. ...Read more

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How to reduce fingure sprain swelling quickly?

How to reduce fingure sprain swelling quickly?

R.I.C.E: Rest ice compression elevation rest it, use ice to reduce inflammation, and elevate it so swelling doesn't develop. Compression is hard when it come to the finger. Anti-inflammatories help too. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more