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What Is The Best Treatment For Mild Swelling Of Abdomen Or Legs
Diagnosis: There is never a best treatment without first obtaining an accurate diagnosis. Consultation with an md is the only way to obtain the information about why, and then a best treatment can be planned for. Good luck! ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Venous insufficiency: The most common cause is non-functioning valves in the leg veins. This allows back flow of blood and body fluids seeping into the tissues. There are other causes involving the heart, kidneys, liver. Get checked out by your internist. The remedy is compression stockings, elevation of the legs, surgical intervention by a vascular specialist, diet modification. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the cause of an abdominal pain that persist all night and a sudden inflamation of the scrotum?
Abdominal pain: Quite a few things can cause it. One is hernia that dropped into the scrotum. It may be trapped and needs to be looked at asap. You may have an inflammation of one of your testicles that can send referred pain into your abdomen. This needs to be evaluated promptly as well. All in all, it all boils down to having to be seen by doc urgently! ...Read more
The reason and what kind of doctor would treat cramps in the legs while sleeping to the point of developing an intense pain that last for hours?
Replacement insoles: The question is a little vague, but i'll assume you could use cushioned arch supports. For otc supports, i really like spenco medical products. Try the polysorb cross-trainer, walker-runner or total support styles to get more support in your shoes. I would start with the "cross-trainer" style for you. ...Read more
Is there ever a time where prolonged swelling of lower leg and no definitive diagnosis requires making an incision to find the cause of the swelling?
Swelling: Evaluation to determine the source of the swelling, may include sonogram, CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis. I can think of a reason why an incision would be necessary to determine the source, unless there is a suspicion of a tumor causing the swelling. I would recommend use of a compression stocking during daily activities to treat the swelling issue. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Time and sleep: Some questions are hard to answer without an examination. If you have a viral infection that may cause some lymph node swelling in the neck and give you a headache and fatigue then time alone will allow your immune system to fight off the infection. If you have the one tender spot in the neck associated with a tender lump you should be seen by the doctor right away. I hope that helps. Sleep helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right sided back pain and swelling next to the shoulder blade, Ice has made no difference, what is the best cause of action?
See your physician: First, you need to find the cause. A number of problems can produce the symptoms that you have. You need to see your physician. A thorough history and physician exam, probably with Xrays or the area may provide the answer. Sometimes, further tests are required. Once you can identify the specific cause, it can be properly treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm experiencing blackening of skin and dryness of akin around the ankle and foot with no pain. what could be the problem and treatment?
I am having a severe pain of a short duration at the lateral and posterior aspect of the bilateral thigh, what can be the cause and treatment?
Wound care specialis: See a wound care specialist or center because pressure sores may require a multi-disciplinary team to enhance nutrition, control contributing systemic or local disease, institute physical therapy, recommend appropriate medical regimens or treatment protocols including possible surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible hernia: The symptoms you describe could be a hernia. Nonetheless, that is a guess on the computer. You need to get an eval as soon as possible for a possible hernia, or other causes, ... As if it is a hernia and your scrotum is getting larger, you want to assure it does not get "strangulated." good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
First: take an anti-: Inflammatory agents. For Ibuprofen the dose is 10 mg/kg/dose taken after meals every 8 hrs. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an anti-inflammatory drug and it also taken every 4 hrs. It is much less doable outside a hospital setting. Tylenol (acetaminophen) dosing is 10-15 mg/kg/dose every 4 hrs. ...Read more
Neck Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the cervical spine (neck) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more
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