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What is the best treatment for a groin injury and how long will it take to heal?

What is the best treatment for a groin injury and how long will it take to heal?

Gentle strching: Plain strain of the adductor muscle(the ones to the inner side of your groing)should have subsided with gentle streching, ovc medications and heat application.If pain persist after 3 weeks yould see a physician for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

Long Philtrum (Definition)

Long philtrum is a facial feature in which a person's philtrum (the vertical groove on the upper lip that goes from the nose to the lip) is longer than usual for the average normal person ...Read more


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How long does burcitis last when it flares up? What is the best treatment?

How long does burcitis last when it flares up? What is the best treatment?

Few days to weeks: How long it lasts will depend on the patient and the severity of the inflammation, but on average should improve in a few days to a few weeks. Treatment typically starts with NSAIDs (i.e. ibuprofen, Aleve) and gentle therapy and would progress to injections and finally surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for food poisoning and how long does this typically last? Thanks! :)

 What is the best treatment for food poisoning and how long does this typically last? Thanks! :)

The best: treatment is to let it run its course,stay well hydrated with gatorade((if you can)). It usually lasts 24-48 hours. If you get too dehydrated,go to ER for IV fluids. Sometimes an antivomiting drug will help. ...Read more

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I have discoloration around my mouth and sides of my face, I had it for a long time. What is the best treatment to get rid of it?

I have discoloration around my mouth and sides of my face, I had it for a long time. What is the best treatment to get rid of it?

Depends on cause: Depends on what the discoloration means. Some medicines can cause skin changes. For some people, darker or lighter skin in certain areas is normal. In these cases, there are no really effective medications to help. Laser may be helpful. If the discoloration is the result of an infection (fungus) you will need medicine. Dry skin can also result in discoloration. ...Read more

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I am suffering from irritable bowel syndrome for a long time what is the best treatment for that in usa ?

I am suffering from irritable bowel syndrome for a  long time 
what is the best treatment for that in usa ?

Diet and fluids: I rarely prescribe meds for ibs. In my experience teaching people to eat and drink properly resolves most if not all symptoms when the patient is compliant and follows through. Hi fiber, 80-100 ounces non caffeine, non alcoholic beverages each day, regular meal times, excercise. Consistency is the key to being symptom free. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, what is the best treatment for glomerulonephritis, patient age is 28 years. Kindly suggest giving the long life expectancy.

Hello doctor, what is the best treatment for glomerulonephritis, patient age is 28 years.  Kindly suggest giving the long life expectancy.

Glomerulonephritis: You need to find out what type of glomerulonephritis (gn) you are taking about. Many people can find out the type of gn they have by blood test results. To arrive at a diagnosis and a prognosis, a person with gn will need to have a kidney biopsy which will be sent off to a pathologist who will diagnose the type of gn. Once, the diagnosis is in, more can be said of your patient with gn. ...Read more

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What to do if i cannot stand for long periods. What is the best treatment for painful varicose veins?

What to do if i cannot stand for long periods. What is the best treatment for painful varicose veins?

Varicose veins: There is not really a single "best" treatment, as treatments are tailored to your specific anatomy. Ultrasound is needed. The most common treatments are endovenous ablation with laser or radiofrequency energy, stab phlebectomies, and sclerotherapy. Often a combination of therapies is needed. Vascular surgeons are considered the "vein experts" as they can offer all possible treatment options. ...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