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Teeth paining and hole in teeth left side lower what is the best treatment?

Teeth paining and hole in teeth left side lower  what is the best treatment?

Pain: If the pain is constant/ lingers and it is throbbing the best treatment is a root canal followed by a crown to protect the tooth. If the pain is not constant then you may be able to just have a filling. Please see your dentist today to get out of pain so you can enjoy the long weekend. ...Read more

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I hurt my lower back exercising and am in serious pain. What is the best treatment?

I hurt my lower back exercising and am in serious pain. What is the best treatment?

Many things at once.: The best treatment for a lower back strain is icing immediately (then switch to warmth after 2-3 days), Ibuprofen or naproxen, and keeping active. In the past, people would be in bed all day after a back strain, but now we know you can actually decrease pain by being up and mobile, walking and doing normal activities. Don't be surprised if it takes 2-3 weeks to feel better! good luck! ...Read more

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Extreme lower back problems! what is the best treatment for this?

Several ways: You must be proactive in terms of lifestyle changes including: weight control, regular exercising & not smoking. Make sure to have adequate sleep & good vitamin d/calcium intake. Most people remain functional without spine surgery for back pain. You may need additional treatment that may include physical rherapy, medication as well as possible pain management techniques. Back support can help. ...Read more

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I have pain on my upper, back side of my ribs, there is a knot and it is very painful. I have ontogenesis imperfecta. What is the best treatment?

I have pain on my upper, back side of my ribs, there is a knot and it is very painful. I have ontogenesis imperfecta. What is the best treatment?

Broken bone: You may have fractured a rib, and the knot is the healing break. It can take weeks or months for rib breaks to heal. Consider calling the doctor who cares for your osteogenesis imperfecta. ...Read more

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I have sunburn around my lower face with lots of small blisters, a few have now started to turn white, what is it? And what is the best treatment?

I have sunburn around my lower face with lots of small blisters, a few have now started to turn white, what is it? And what is the best treatment?

Won'tGetBurnedAgain: The ones that have turned white may be infected so best to gently wash with soap and water using a washcloth to break them up, then apply a thin layer of an antibacterial ointment. If it starts to spread or increase in pain, start throbbing and feel like you got sunburned again, see your doctor. Use plenty of sunblock in the future, and add some extra to that area, it'll be sensitive for a while ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for osteoarthritis in lower back and thumbs?

What is the best treatment for osteoarthritis in lower back and thumbs?

No single answer: There are many treatments for these two areas. Often arthritis of the thumb can be treated with topical ice and simple pain medications like acetaminophen or Advil (ibuprofen) Similar approaches with the back but often need higher doses Physical therapy for back is also very helpful You are somewhat young for typical osteoarthritis so there may be other things going on See a rheumatologist for surecdiagnosis ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a possible tooth erupting in the spce where the lower and upper jaw meet?

What is the best treatment for a possible tooth erupting in the spce where the lower and upper jaw meet?

Depends: Depends it this erupting tooth will be of use. If it is then orthodontic treatment may be the best treatment. If the erupting tooth will be non functional, then it may be better off to extract the tooth. Please consult your doctor for an evaluation and xrays. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for left sided proximal ureteral calculus 1 CM in size with hydronephrosis and mild hydroureter?

What is the best treatment for left sided proximal ureteral calculus 1 CM in size with hydronephrosis and mild hydroureter?

See answer: For a 1 cm proximal ureteral calculus, both ureteroscopy with holmium:yag laser lithotripsy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (eswl) are acceptable treatment options. The potential advantages of eswl: non-invasive, less morbidity, and lesser anesthesia and analgesic requirement. Disadvantages of eswl: less successful (~70-80%) vs ureteroscopy (~80-90%) and higher retreatment rate. ...Read more