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What Do I Do To Get Rid Of A Hangover
Don't drink heavily: Many times hangovers are caused by lack of hydration, so drinking water during the time you are drinking can help prevent the hangover symptoms. If you are able and have no contraindication to it's use, Ibuprofen can help with the headache part. If abdominal pain occurrs or excessive vomiting a more serious condition could be present and should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is causing them: Headaches are often from the muscles of the head and face region and too often are related to problems with the joints, muscles and bite. Put your fingers over where you get the headaches and bite down. If you feel the muscles move, then look into the joint, muscle, and bite (TMJ) as a possible cause. Treat the cause, not the effects. ...Read more
There's no quick way: Often times consumers are sold on 'secret' treatments for acne. This is because acne is a difficult problem without a best way to treat all cases. Start with standard otc treatment: salacylic acid wash, benzoyl peroxide and a good moisturizer and if this is not effective make a visit with your primary physician to discuss prescription therapy. ...Read more
Decrease symptoms : Only. Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more
No cure..u need time: Well, no official cure, yet. The fda approved the med combo of Aspirin and caffeine called blowfish which is planned to be available otc around independence day to help combat symptoms of hangover..It is a treatment..Not a cure. It may reduce symptoms..But your body needs fluids, and time to heal! best treatment is not to get one! good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Start with medical: Eval. It may uncover medical issues that need to be addressed. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Spend time with friends and stay active. ...Read more
Take tylenol (acetaminophen): Unless you have a specific infection than tylenol (acetaminophen) plus a cool bath should lower your fever fast. If that does not work than you need to see your primary dr. To do blood work. We need to find out if your fever is caused by an allergic reaction or an infection so that it can be treated properly. It may be a serious infection. Don't ever ignore signs of infection because it rarely resolves on its own. ...Read more
First, diagnosis: In general, headache as the only symptom is rarely the result of rhino-sinusitis. The classical symptoms of sinusitis are nasal congestion, nasal obstruction, yellow nasal discharge, fullness or pressure below the eyes and pain or fullness between the eyes. You get rid of sinusitis by first making the diagnosis and determining whether it is viral or bacterial. Then you can get rid of headache. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgery.: Gynecomastia comes from the greek meaning "gyne" meaning woman and "mastos" meaning breasts. I have found that gynecomastia is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. if the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery alone may suffice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Capsules: You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) capsules.The dose is 25 to 50mgm every 4to6 hours.But if the swelling is increasing and you have had it before, get in touch with your doctor or go to er as it can cause respiratory difficulty and you should always keep epi pen to inject yourself with it in case you swell up again and you should consult an allergist to find out what you are allergic to. ...Read more
Complex lesions: There are as many types of birthmarks as answers to this question. Treatment options depend on what type of birthmark you have. There are ones that are pigment, different types of vascular ones, etc. I would meet with a good dermatologist or plastic surgeon, find out what type of birthmark you have, and what options there are for removal. Be sure to ask about scars and side effects after removal. ...Read more
More info: You must first determine cause of your headache dirst. Menstrual periods, tension, neck muscle spaqsms, neck muscle strain, histamine allergic cause, closed head trauma, concussions, neck intrevertebral disc problems, migraines, brain tumors, thyroid problems can all be source of your headache. First i would get a brain and possibly a cervical MRI to determine cause of headaches. Thyroid tests nex. ...Read more
Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Some ideas...: With mild, routine diarrhea, a patient can let nature clear his bowels the first day. Then medicines can be tried, such as Imodium (loperamide) for a couple of days, just to decrease the frequency of diarrhea while his body is getting rid of the problem. Drinking or eating just little bits, is helpful (not over-eating nor over-drinking). For anything more than mild brief symptoms, the doctor needs to evaluate. ...Read more
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