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Should I Use A Heating Pad On Low To Help The Pain Of My Ear Infection
There are three different types of ear infections that affect different areas of the ear. Outer ear infection (Otitis externa) affects the ear canal and the outside part of the ear. Middle ear infection (Otitis media) affects the middle ear and leads to fluid accumulation behind the ear drum. Inner ear infection (Otitis interna) is a less common inflammation of the inner ear that causes vertigo, ...Read more
What can I do to help with the pain of contractions? Can i place a heating pad on myself? Would it help?
I have a very painful pilonidal cyst in the middle in top of my buttocks.. Do you recommend cold or hot compresses on it to ease the pain?
If the pain i have in area just below the ribcage on the left side is indeed a Kidney stone, can I use a heating pad for immediate pain control?
I may have an ear infection but i can't see the doctor until tomorrow. In the meantime, would a heating pad against my ear help or make it worse?
Tingling in muscles? Please help, it's driving me crazy. What could cause a tingling feeling in the muscles of my shoulder? My shoulder has been stiff and sore for a little over a week, to the point where i can barely use it and have to use a heating pad
The : The most important thing is that you keep using your shoulder normally. It sounds like you may have had a bursitis in the shoulder or another problem, and now the nerves in the shoulder may be irritated. If a patient has this and don't keep moving the shoulder, then the patient can develop "frozen shoulder". To avoid this, keep doing gentle range-of-motion exercises with the shoulder, such as climbing your fingers up a wall, or hanging your hand down and performing circles with it. If this continues, or you have continued pain, then it would be reasonable to consult an orthopedist. ...Read more
I've had a pain in the middle of my back and even a heating pad doesn't help and i don't know what to do? It hurts worse when walking during the day.
Apply ice: Apply ice , rest, oral anti inflamatories. ...Read more
I have sudden pain on the top of my foot. My podiatrist appointment isn't for a few days - what can I do in the meantime to alleviate symptoms?
I have stitches on my upper eyebrow. To reduce the change of too much scarring and infection what type of neosporin should I use? Or A and D ointment
Neospiirin ointment!: It is better than the cream at keeping moisture out. A&D, little benefit. ...Read more
Broken tailbone, which has led to coccydynia. I receive injections monthly to help with the pain and inflammation. My stomach cannot handle the Mobic/NSAIDs. I do take a tyl/pain med. I have started working out about 1.5 week in and now the pulsing and w
Coccydynia: See this link:http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/coccydinia/Pages/Treatment.aspxGet a more detailed answer ›
I can't get to the dentist until the end of the week I'm in a lot of pain from an absessed tooth my face is swollen can you help me with some antibiotic and something for the pain?
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
I have muscular pain in the cervical area, i try with a lot of painkillers and i still can not move my head. I need a piece of advise?
See your dentist: The cause and severity of your pain symptoms can only be diagnosed by a dentist who would then make the proper treatment recommendation. Whether it is pain caused by chewing foods or drinking hot or cold liquids, the symptoms are related to trauma to the pulp tissue caused by bacteria and the dental procedure to remove the tooth decay that necessitated the composite restoration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lower back pain which is on the side, not along the spine. It's recurrent. Can a chiropractor help or should I see a different type of doctor?
Chiropractor: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. If you need an adjustment or soft tissue treatment, chiropractic therapy is good. If you pain is not improved, you can go to see a pain management doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a mild burn on my hand due to hot oil and my friend advises me not to put it in ice water and don't blow or cough near the wound. Why ?
Not true: You can put it in ice water to relieve acute pain. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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