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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
PlastiBell device: In my opinion safest method because string used over groove in plastibell has compressed blood vessels to foreskin so they don't bleed. Correct size must be used. There is greater danger of post circuncision bleeding with either gomco or mogen clamps. Plastibell also easier yo adjust to avoid removing too much skin, easier than with other devices. This is just my opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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
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
Epidurals: Lumbar epidurals are the best , safe in the trained hands and effective , i could not imagine delivery without it ! ...Read more
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