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What are the most effective treatments to take care of leg pain?

What are the most effective treatments to take care of leg pain?

Get evaluated: Many things can cause leg pain. I would recommend evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

Dr. Nolan Segal
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Is it ok to use pantaprazole when on B12 therapy? or it is better to use tums (calcium carbonate)? for acidity. servere acidity with eye burning, legs pain..etc

Is it ok to use pantaprazole when on B12 therapy? or it is better to use tums (calcium carbonate)? for acidity. servere acidity with eye burning, legs pain..etc

OK short term but...: Proton pump inhibitors reduce B12 absorption. I feel they are unsafe for anyone to use for more than a few months. For alternatives that can cure acidity see http://tinyurl.com/3pc8h8u Most with hypothyroidism benefit from T3 (liothyronine). See http://tinyurl.com/3anzhhg and http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/t4-only-meds-dont-work/ A holistic/integrative MD can help with these issues. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for leg ulcers?

What is the best treatment for leg ulcers?

Depends on type: Leg ulcers may be caused by arterial disease or they are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin. These ulcers are generally on the ankle mostly on the inside of the leg. The skin is ofter brown in that area. A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. Our cure rate with venous ulcers is 97%. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for legs weakness?

What is the best treatment for legs weakness?

Depends upon cause: Is you weakness a stamina issue due to de-conditioning? Or perhaps you have issues with muscle and/or nerve, or do you legs get weaker when walking or exercising? Under those circumstances, you need to see your doctor and uncover causation so all returns to normal. ...Read more

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Hives on legs after fielding, what is the best treatment for this?

Hives on legs after fielding, what is the best treatment for this?

Hives: Non-sedating antihistamines in increased doses (2x/day) can help to control the hives. Adding a topical anti-itch or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream can also help. If they persist greater than 6 weeks, get in to see an allergist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment /care for weeping leg lymphedema following cancer treatment?

See phlebologist: Secondary lymphedema due to groin dissection, radiation to the pelvis can be evaluated by a phlebologist. Evaluation of the venous system in the legs may be contributing to the swelling/weeping, and fixing this may help. Lymphedema therapist in physical therapy dept can help you. Check out www.Phlebology.Org to find phlebologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for occasional lower leg cramp?

What is the best treatment for occasional lower leg cramp?

Make sure you : Are well hydrated. I find magnesium supplements to be helpful, particularly if dealing with a night cramp. Bananas for their potassium may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to prevent the recurrence of leg ulcers?

What is the best treatment  to prevent the recurrence of leg ulcers?

Compression: Wearing pressure gradient compression stockings, elevation of your legs whenever sitting or on pillows when laying down and moisturizers on the lower legs. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for rheumatoid skin vasculitis of the leg.The patient has leg edema due to prolonged RA and is trying conception. ?

What is the best treatment for rheumatoid skin vasculitis of the leg.The patient has leg edema due to prolonged RA and is trying conception. ?

Need more informatio: This needs more clarification. what is your medication now. What are you taking for the RA. How was the Vasculitis diagnosis made? The RA may not be the cause of the vasculitis. Since you are planning conception. This is a topic to discuss with your physician ...Read more

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I have red spots on my legs. When i squeeze them a hair follicle pops out. What is the best treatment to get rid of these please?

I have red spots on my legs. When i squeeze them a hair follicle pops out. What is the best treatment to get rid of these please?

Keratosis Pilaris: You most likely have keratosis pilaris, symptoms include: small bumps that look like "goose bumps" on the back of the upper arms and thighs bumps feel like very rough sandpaper, skin-colored bumps are the size of a grain of sand, slight pinkness may be seen around some bumps, bumps may appear on the face and be mistaken for acne. Treatment is with exfoliants like cerave sa. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for osteomyelitis which origin is a bacterial infection in the upper leg (bacteroides)?

What is the best treatment for osteomyelitis which origin is a bacterial infection in the upper leg (bacteroides)?

Let me explain: Treatment for osteomyelitis is well documented, we start patient on special antibiotic and before that we take a sample and send to the lab to find what the best antibiotic we should use for microbe. ...Read more

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Can a cerivcal herniated disk cause numbness and tingling in arms and legs? If so what is the best treatment?

Can a cerivcal herniated disk cause numbness and tingling in arms and legs?  If so what is the best treatment?

CDH : A bilateral posterior and central herniated cervical spine intervertebral disc can cause numbness and tingling in both the arms and legs. Other symptoms may or may not be present and signs and symptoms are not always symmetric. This would be consistent with myelopathy in which case you would want surgery soon. ...Read more

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What ia the best treatment for an infected cut on a leg?

What ia the best treatment for an infected cut on a leg?

Thanks for asking!: Cleaning wound with hydrogen peroxide, removal of necrotic tissue, cleaning pus and drainage, topical antibiotics with sterile gauze, and bactrum ds if MRSA is suspected or keflex. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of puncture wound of leg?

What's the best treatment to get rid of puncture wound of leg?

Puncture wounds: You cannot quite "get rid of" puncture wounds. You have to help them heal by cleaning them out aggressively immediately, maintaining clean dressings, and watching for signs of bacterial infection (increased redness, swelling, and drainage). Rarely for a deep infected puncture wound, there may need to be surgical incision for drainage and in some cases they cut out the infected drainage tract. ...Read more

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What is the best topical treatment for ringworm on the skin of my legs?

What is the best topical treatment for ringworm on the skin of my legs?

Butenafine: I do a lot of grappling and i always have someone with ringworm. I prefer Butenafine (mentax) because it is once a day. It is now available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the best treatment for lower leg swelling?

I want to know what's the best treatment for lower leg swelling?

Depends on cause of: The swelling: 1: blood clot, once diagnosed can be treated with clot busters, 2: rupture of a cyst behind the knee, is treated with pain meds, etc. 3: if swelling is due to a bony lesion, its removal can be done; 4: soft tissue swelling, from a tumor, infection, fluid collection(incl. Blood) will need to be removed or drained. Ask your pcp for the specific symptoms that you have, and he'll help. ...Read more

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I have neurpothy. Whats the.Best treatment. To. Reduce the pain swelling. Ankle in which I can't move up and.Down or sideways and the.Toes in both legs?

I have neurpothy.  Whats the.Best treatment. To. Reduce the pain swelling. Ankle in which I can't move up and.Down or sideways and the.Toes in both legs?

Find a Podiatrist: You need to be evaluated by a podiatrist to start with. They will provide education and place you on a care plan, which may invlove custom inserts and shoes. You may need compression stockings to control swelling in your legs. Call around and find a podistrist who has compressions tockings in stock and has experience in treating neuropathy. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for hyperpigmentation in my legs and upper part of the back .?

What is the best natural treatment for hyperpigmentation in my legs and upper part of the back .?

Hyperpigmentation: Laser treatments, acid peels and lightening creams and bleaches are among the treatments applied directly to the skin in order to lighten spots that have been darkened by hyperpigmentation. Laser therapy involves using lasers to remove the outer layer of hyperigmented skin. Acid peels use chemicals to encourage cell rejuvenation, removing older cells and helping the body to produce healthy cells. ...Read more