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What is the most effective treatment for the pain of trigeminal neuralgia?

What is the most effective treatment for the pain of trigeminal neuralgia?

Tough Problem: This problem is tough to treat. But the approved treatments which may or may not be the "best" treatments usually involve tegretol, the "spinal cord" muscle relaxants, nerve blocks and ablation. ...Read more

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What is the duration of prophylactic treatment of migraines?

What is the duration of prophylactic treatment of migraines?

Duration of action: Often prophy treatment for migraines lasts 24 hours. For botox injections, it can last 3 months. The duration depends on what is being used, and how long it has been used for. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of pansinusitis?

What is the treatment of pansinusitis?

Pan sinusitis : See our website... www.nwnasalsinus.com treatments can include antibiotics, steroids, sprays, antihistamines, allergy treatments, gerd management and sometimes surgery. Surgery can often be avoided if treated correctly. See an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment for paresthesia?

What kind of treatment for paresthesia?

Two possibilities: Paresthesia can result from trauma to the nerves serving the affected area. If there is something putting pressure on the nerve, sometimes removal of the offending object can relieve the paresthesia. Other times, the cause of the paresthesia may not be evident and may be the result of just disturbing the nerve (eg. Nearby extraction). In such cases, the passage of time will usually relieve the it. ...Read more

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Treatment for chronic tendonitis of the wrist?

Treatment for chronic tendonitis of the wrist?

Anti inflammatory: Depending on the cause, tendinitis is treated with rest and meds. You should rest from activities that cause painand take appropriate medicines. A cortisone shot or a splint is often needed. Very seldom am operation to remove the tendon lining is needed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of chronic cervicitis?

What is the treatment of chronic cervicitis?

Cevicitis: That depends upon the cause. Many cases are due to sexually transmitted infections. Non-infectious causes can include intrauterine devices, contraceptive diaphragms, and allergic reactions to spermicides or latex condoms. Many of the std ones are due to hpv. This needs full discussion after careful assessment by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What type of doctor is appropriate for diagnosis and treatment of myiasis of eye socket/sinus?

What type of doctor is appropriate for diagnosis and treatment of myiasis of eye socket/sinus?

Oculopalstic and ENT: An oculoplastic is an specialized ophthalmologist that deals with orbit and lids. Ear/Nose/Throat (ENT) deals with sinuses. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an ear infection? Treatment?

What are the symptoms of an ear infection? Treatment?

OM symptoms: can be variable. Some symptoms include fullness, hearing loss, pain, ear drainage, dizziness, and fever. Treatment of ear infections is individualized, but usually consists of some form of antibiotic. Secondary medications may include decongestants, mucolytics, antiinflammatories/steroids and pain medications. ...Read more

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Causes and treatment of snoring?

Causes and treatment of snoring?

Snoring remedies: . Sleeping on one's back is one of the primary causes of snoring because the jaw and tongue drop back blocking the airway. Wearing a t shirt with a tennis ball sewed into a pocket on the back will keep you from this position. If overweight, losing weight can also help because the tongue decreases in size too. See an ENT to make sure there aren't any airway obstructions. Wear breathe rite strips. ...Read more

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What are the last forms of treatment for acute chronic sinusitis?

What are the last forms of treatment for acute chronic sinusitis?

Acute or chronic: If you have acute over chronic sinusitis, you need to see how bad your sinuses are affected and what are your triggers. See an allergist, get tested for allergies and they will recommend if you need to have a ct scan and also refer you at an ENT if they think surgery would help. ...Read more

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What is the course of treatment for fibromyalgia?

What is the course of treatment for fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia: Exercise, stretching and low impact aerobic work outs, adequate medication for pain with either Cymbalta (duloxetine), lyrics (pregabaline), stavella (milnacipran). Check with a rheumatologist or neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vestibular neuritis?

What is the treatment for vestibular neuritis?

Vestibular neuritis: Usually low dose corticosteroids prednisone/methylprednisolone are used to speed recovery. To treat the vertigo, Meclizine or a benzodiazepine, like low dose diazepam, are commonly used. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of lumbosacral neuritis/radiculitis?

See below: It depends on the nature of the condition. Mri of the ls spine and EMG might be helpful for determination of the severety of the process. Based on the results treatment might include non steroidal otc medications, physical therapy, pain killers or consultation with pain management or spine specialist. However best solution is to see your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for the general anxiety disorder type of diagnosis?

Depends: Sometims a type of counseling called cognitive behavioral therapy is what's needed. Sometimes drugs called benzodiazepines are used, but that should be a temporary thing. Antidepressants and some drugs that are also used to treat seizures are often used. ...Read more

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What types of treatment can be used for a diagnosis of cancer of the esophagus?

What types of treatment can be used for a diagnosis of cancer of the esophagus?

Scope and biopsy: During upper GI endoscopy and biopsy of the suspicious lesions. Also barium swallow, ct scans , pet scans , ultrasound endoscopy all add to the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment exists for mesothelioma?

What kind of treatment exists for mesothelioma?

Surgery: For a malignant mesothelioma ranges from a local excision to an extensive operation called a radical extra pleural pneumonectomy. Surgery is generally supplemented with chemotherapy +/- radiation. Chemotherapy and radiation are sometimes tried alone with disappointing results. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for chronic middle ear fluid?

What is the treatment for chronic middle ear fluid?

Tibes: If you have had a middle ear ear effusion (fluid) for more than 3 or 4 months and you have a hearing loss of 20 to 30%, a very simple and safe procedure performed by any competent ENT doctor is an incision into the ear drum under local anesthesia, aspiration of the fluid, and insertion of a ventilation tube. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for myofacial pain syndrome?

What's the treatment for myofacial pain syndrome?

One option: It is important to have this medically evaluated to determine the cause so that a treatment plan can be developed. Acupuncture is one option that can be effective. After a complete evaluation, your doctor can let you know if this option is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment is there for paresthesias or nerve pain?

What kind of treatment is there for paresthesias or nerve pain?

Medications: Some medications can help. Injections can also help. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for my child's earache?

What is the treatment for my child's earache?

That Depends...: Depends on what's causing it. Ear aches can come from teething, middle ear infection, tooth grinding, swimmer's ear, foreign bodies (never underestimate the curiosity of children in placing things in their ears--or the ears of others!), and a host of other causes. A proper diagnosis is the first step toward effective treatment. ...Read more

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Had severe earache. During the treatment i started to have cough with black spiting. Till today i am suffering from it. What problem do I have ?

Had severe earache. During the treatment  i started to have cough with black spiting. Till today i  am suffering from it. What problem do I have ?

Difficult to say: There is an ear-cough reflex that may explain it. Check with the doc who performed the treatment whatever that was. Make sure there is only one disease and not two. I suspect that it will go away but better be safe. ...Read more

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For over a week i've had a headache on the right side near above my eye and i've had earache. tried painkillers/hayfever treatment. help? nothin works

For over a week i've had a headache on the right side near above my eye and i've had earache. tried painkillers/hayfever treatment. help? nothin works

See your PCP: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See your PCP for evaluation, tests, imaging and treatment options. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for sore throat stuffy nose earache n headache? At home trearments prefered ans breastfeedinf safe

What is best treatment for sore throat stuffy nose earache n headache? At home trearments prefered ans breastfeedinf safe

Symptomatic Treatmen: From what you describe it may be viral upper respiratory infection. Symptomatic treatment with humidifier and steam inhalation. Over the counter medications for cold have medications that may not be safe for baby while breast feeding (too many varieties with many commercially available meds to specify which ones are not good). ...Read more

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I have a earache with sorethroat, how do I cure it otc?

I have a earache with sorethroat, how do I cure it otc?

Time: Time cures most things. Motrin should take care of the pain. If you have no fever, read my previous answer about TMJ to make sure that it is not that. ...Read more

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How can you cure an earache?

How can you cure an earache?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the earache. It may be an outer or a middle ear infection. It may also be due to impacted wax in the ear. Need to see an otolaryngologist for the diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure an earache?

What is the best way to cure an earache?

First, diagnosis: An earache really means pain at the side of your face. There are other anatomical structures at the side of the face, including the jaw joint, the jaw muscles and the upper teeth. If your hearing has not changed, it is unlikely that the ear is the site of your pain. You need to seen an ENT doctor for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to cure an earache or make less painful?

How to cure an earache or make less painful?

See your pcp: Ears don't ache unless there is something wrong with them. You may have an infection, blockage of your eustachian tube, or something more significant. If you have an infection and do not address it your tympanic membrane (eardrum) can rupture. Not only is that unpleasant but ti can affect your hearing. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how to cure a earache at home?

Please give advice on how to cure a earache at home?

Earache: Earache comes from several sources 1. Infection or inflammation in the ear 2. Jaw joint inflammation from grinding ur teeth 3. Infection or a lesion in the throat that has referred pain to the ear. You have to first figure out the reason. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure my earache / infection with at home remedies?

Can you tell me how to cure my earache / infection with at home remedies?

Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cause and offer a cure. Better than leaving it alone or searching for a home remedy. Just get seen and get it fixed. ...Read more

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Can I put drops of rubbing alcohol into my ears to cure an earache?

Can I put drops of rubbing alcohol into my ears to cure an earache?

Only for outer infxn: Alcohol in the ear could only work in the case of a bacterial infection of the outer ear canal (swimmers ear). Not all ear aches have to do with the ear, however, and if it doesn't help you should see your primary care doctor or an ent. ...Read more

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How to treat otalgia following common cold in children?

How to treat otalgia following common cold in children?

Simple measures: Most kids with cold based otalgia will respond to simple comfort measures like Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen (after 6m). I have some success with a heat source like a heating pad turned to a low setting but used to cradle the affected ear. ...Read more

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Hello I wake up with migraines every single morning, they aren't mild in fact they prevent me getting out I bed before noon, please help? Also earache

Hello I wake up with migraines every single morning, they aren't mild in fact they prevent me getting out I bed before noon, please help? Also earache

You need to be seen: Chantelle, any headache that occurs every morning could be serious. It may not be migraine at all. If they are interfering with your ability to function, then they are VERY serious. Please see your GP. ...Read more

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What are ways to ease earache..?

Depends: Many causes of an earache and need to see an otolayngologist. ...Read more

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How to treat an earache?

How to treat an earache?

Depends: Many ear aches are caused by viruses or simply physical trauma (such as a lot of forceful coughing) while others are caused by bacteria. We sometimes treat ear aches with antibiotics if they're caused by bacteria. In other cases, treating the symptoms and giving your body a chance to heal on its on is sufficient. ...Read more

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Is alcohol good for earache?

Is alcohol good for earache?

No: Ear ache usually is due to any of the following injury, infections, wax impaction and congestion. May be a drunkperson may not feel the pain while drunk. ...Read more

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Toothache or earache? How to tell.

Toothache or earache? How to tell.

Consultation: A consultation with a local dentist can determine if there are any problems with your teeth. If there are none, then you can see your physician to treat your ear. It is very hard to tell sometimes, so that's why you need to be seen in person and examined. ...Read more

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What is a quick remedy for an earache?

What is a quick remedy for an earache?

Anti inflammatories: Try anti inflammatories such as Nurofen in conjunction with Panadol. It should provide you with sufficient pain relief. If the pain persists you may need to see a doctor to rule out an ear infection. ...Read more

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