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What are some good ways to relieve eczema pain?

What are some good ways to relieve eczema pain?

Managing eczema: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily, even when the rash isn't there. If doing this doesn't help enough, please see the doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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What are some good ways to help alleviate the pain from shingles?

What are some good ways to help alleviate the pain from shingles?

Shingles Pain: There is a nerve pain pill called Gabapentin that has become a common drug to treat shingles pain. Other anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen or aleve are also commonly used. Some people also get relief from the anti-histamines: claritin, zyrtec, or Allegra if not benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve heel pain?

What are some ways to relieve heel pain?

Combo treatment. : If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to relieve a headache?

What are some natural ways to relieve a headache?

Try these: Take a walk. Do some stretching or yoga. Share stresses/worries with a friend/counselor or in a journal. Use a stress-reducing breathing technique (not just a deep breathe--look it up to find out more or message me). Meditate or pray. Listen to a stress-reducing guided imagery audio (cd, mp3, etc). Get a massage. Consider acupuncture. ...Read more

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What are some ways to alleviate coccyx pain?

What are some ways to alleviate coccyx pain?

Sits Bath for 15 min: Every day, stool softener, be sure no rectal problems. Nonsurgical management remains the gold standard treatment for coccydynia consisting of decreased sitting seat cushioning coccygeal massage, stretching, manipulation local injection of steroids or anesthetics and postural adjustments. Those patients who fail these conservative modalities may potentially benefit from surgery. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to relieve headaches?

What are some natural ways to relieve headaches?

Absolutely: Relaxation techniques go a long way to help as many headaches are either caused by or aggravated by stress. Meditation may be quite useful. Yoga and tai chi are disciplined forms of exercise helpful in relief of many types of pain including headache. Proper diet and refreshing sleep are essentials. Consider massage, exercise amongst many other non-drug options. ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve itchy eyes?

What are some ways to relieve itchy eyes?

Yes: Itching can be from allergies and from eyelid inflammation called blepharitis. Blepharitis is a long-term problem, and one that tends to recur if treatment is not continued. Treatment for blepharitis is simple.....Hot compresses followed by scrubbing the eyelids with dilute baby shampoo on a cotton ball. More info: blepharitis info. ...Read more

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What are some ways to alleviate relieve knee pain?

Medicines, PT: Let's assume this is from osteoarthritis (wear & tear) and this advice (like all advice from this site) must be discussed with your md prior to starting. I prefer topical nsaids (voltaren gel) as a 1st line agent if there are no contraindications. Many patients find this enough for their pain. Oral meds (tylenol (acetaminophen) and tramadol) is 2nd line, followed by narcotics. Then physical therapy would be next. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to manage sinusitis?

What are some good ways to manage sinusitis?

See an ENT: Many people with sinusitis wind up with the wrong diagnosis or use treatments that aren't likely to help. To receive the best care, you should always first consult your primary care physician, and he/she might refer you to an ENT. Ask your adult guardian to make an appointment. ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve a stress headaches?

What are some ways to relieve a stress headaches?

Several options: Assuming you cannot avoid the stressful situation, you have a few alternative. Biofeedback training and be very effective. Over-the-counter medication for tension headache maybe helpful as long as they are taken less than three days per week so rebound headache doesn't develop. Some prescription medications may be helpful for chronic tension type headache. ...Read more

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What are some ways to alleviate back pain?

Moist heat: Get a large size towel sprinkle some water on it, put it in microwave for 3-4 minutes and use over the painful area, repeat 2-3 time. Good luck.. ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve morning anxiety?

What are some ways to relieve morning anxiety?

Meditation : Meditation and exercise. Also it's important to go to bed thinking positive thoughts and journal any thoughts do have before bed or if you wake up with them. This will put them away and stop the rumination in your head. ...Read more

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What are some easy ways to alleviate back pain?

What are some easy ways to alleviate back pain?

Stay active: The worst thing you could do is lay around. Try to stay active and stretch your hamstrings. Applying gentle heat can relieve muscle spasm. Over the counter anti-inflammatory's (advil, alleve, etc) can help, but limit use especially if this causes upset stomach. Consult with your physician if your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve chronic neck pain?

What are some ways to relieve chronic neck pain?

Get eval: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve bronchitis symptoms?

What are some ways to relieve bronchitis symptoms?

Acute or chronic?: You can lessen acute bronchitis symptoms by taking an antibiotic if there is a bacterial infection. If there is bronchospasm present, you may need bronchodilator and steroid inhalers. Chronic bronchitis is treated with bronchodilator and steroid inhalers as well as oxygen if the oxygen level is low. Smoking cessation also lessens symptoms in both types of bronchitis. ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve teething pain in infants?

Cold theraphy: Applying a frozen gel toy or melba toast can relieve teething pain without medication. Gentle rubbing of the gums with your finger can bring relief as well. Do not use ice cubes as they can be a choking hazard. ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve swollen eyes?

What are some ways to relieve swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: Is it from ;lack o fsleep or infection or foregn body? Remedies are different for each one. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are good creams or home remedies to help ease the pain of MS sufferers?

Can you tell me if there are good creams or home remedies to help ease the pain of MS sufferers?

Mostly not: Patients with more advanced MS and limited mobility can have pain from joints & contractures. But MS pts have much less physical disability these days with all the disease-modifying therapies of the last 20 years or so. MS pain is often central, i.e. not due to injured tissue; the CNS is giving itself false pain messages. Topical agents won't work for that; you need modern centrally-acting drugs. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to relieve symptoms of bursitis and flare-ups?

What are the best ways to relieve symptoms of bursitis and flare-ups?

Simple measures: To begin with, stop the activity that caused the flare-up. Rest the affected area as much as you can. Ice the area. Use tylenol (acetaminophen) and anti-inflammatory meds for pain relief. With these simple measures and time, most flare-ups will calm down. If they do not progressively improve in 7-10 days, see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more