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What Is The Best Pain Relief For Baby Being Circumcised
LMX cream for 1/2hr: Lmx or similar cream on outer shaft skin & 2% Lidocaine jelly on glans when exposed. Suck on sweetease (sugar water) to release endrophins which will minimize pain.Does not need injection of local anesthetic as pain from injection matches or may exceed pain of the circumcision.We found this in a trial many years ago by quantitating & comparing amount of crying from circs with & without injection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more
Hard to say: If that kid is the one of hundreds that will get recurrent urinary disease that might lead to kidney loss and dialysis, he might appreciate it, but chances are small.If he is one that develops foreskin cancer, or an extra std, the procedure might be appreciated. The kid who develops para-phymosis leading to strangulation of the penile tip, might. All rare but possible. ...Read more
See a rheumatolotist: Depends on the activity of the disease. You may need disease modifiying drugs which can stop the damage to the joints. Sometime the disease becomes dormant and doesn't require these powerful and sometimes dangerous drugs. A rheumatologist is your best bet to get the right treatment. You want to make sure it is really RA that is being treated, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back Pain relief: Back pain plagues us all one time or another; many doctors advise you to use moist heat on the area to loosen up the tight back muscles; but when it comes to medications, it varies depending on your health status. Some patients are given prescriptions for ultram as an anti inflammatory, others are given flexoril. Patches with pain meds can also be used. Narcotics can be given with limited use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Epidurals: Lumbar epidurals are the best , safe in the trained hands and effective , i could not imagine delivery without it ! ...Read more
Relief pain sciatica: You mean pain of sciatica.Sciatica is caused by irritation or compression of one or more of the five spinal nerve roots which comprise sciatic nerve.It can be from herniated disc, spinal stenosis or piriform syndrom.Your doctor will be able to explain what these are.The treatment is non steroidal pain meds like motrin, muscle relaxants, bed rest is controversal, and some time physical therapy may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do: For diaper rash keep baby's skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing allow baby to go without diaper for periods of time so affected area can air out. Avoid tight diapers or airtight covers over diaper. Meds your Dr. might recommend include antifungal cream (for fungus), a steroid cream (for significant inflammation) or an antibiotic (for bacterial infection.) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain with rashes: Keeping the area clean and dry, and using over the counter barrier creams like Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or A&D ointment will help protect the skin as it heals. Oatmeal or epsom salt baths may also help. Occassionally, rashes need to be treated with prescription creams. ...Read more
Treatment: Whether your tooth needs operative work, a root canal, periodontal therapy. or extraction, the first step is getting a proper diagnosis and then development of an appropriate dental treatment plan. If yoiu wait too long, the root canal option goes away and extraction becomes the only realistic treatment so please don't delay... ...Read moreSee 14 more doctor answers
What is the best pain relief after having bilateral total knee repleacement if you are allergic to endone and tramadol and renally impaired?
Whatever works: That was a terse answer, but that is the truth. Everything from over the counter meds to narcotics need to be used, but most people will eventually need narcotics due to the intense pain. Bisphosphonates are used to slow the damage, but does not alleviate the pain. Surgery is the definitive solution. ...Read more
Headache: Over the counter pain relief medications are extremely effective for the vast majority of headaches. These medicines can be bought at a pharmacy or a supermarket without a prescription. Examples are: - paracetamol (eg panadol brand) - ibuprofen (eg neurofen brand) - aspirin Don't forget to drink plenty of water and take some rest as well! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
?NSAIDS: Certain medications have been used with success, most commonly the class of drugs known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (nsaids). Anaprox (naproxen) ds is a rx med that has had good success, and over the counter aleve is in the same category at a lower level. If severe, see your dr. For an evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
There are a few: Non steroidal anti inflammatories (nsaids) are excellent pain relievers. 800 mg of Ibuprofen is equally potent as 8-10 mg of morphine. Acetaminophen ( tylenol) is also very good, but should be limited to 3000 mg per day. Ultram( tramadol) is a non narcotic pain medication that requires a prescription, it has a much less abuse potential than the commonly prescribed opiods, used 4 moderate pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've broken my collarbone, what's the best pain relief? Also I hear it pop sometimes, shall I worry?
Magnesium: While most american's ingest about 60% or less of the needed mdr of magnesium, using it as a supplement can have some benefits. 1.Helps prevent osteoporosis. 2 can lower blood pressure. 3.Can prevent cramps or leg pain. 4.Binds to oxalate in the small intestine and diminish the likely hood of calcium oxalate stones. The oxide and gluconate forms of mg are common. The gluconate is better absorbed! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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