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What is the best treatment for pain in arch?

What is the best treatment for pain in arch?

Depends on the cause: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. ...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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Which is the best cure for pain in the hip?

Need to know cause: We need to know the cause of the pain prior to discussing treatments or cures. Muscular causes can be treated with stretching and strengthening of the muscle sof the hip joint. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to relieve pain in my stomach?

What is the best treatment to relieve pain in my stomach?

A clear diagnosis: See your primary care for an evaluation and find out the root of your stomach problem. Then they can give you a clear treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for stomach ache on the lower part of the belly?

What is the best remedy for stomach ache on the lower part of the belly?

Depends: The treatment depends on whether or not the discomfort if from a problem with the musculoskeletal system, GI tract, a vascular problem, dietary, immunologic, etc. See your primary care provider if it is progressive or limiting your activities. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for swelling of abdomen?

What is the best treatment for swelling of abdomen?

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

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What are common reasons for constant pain in lower back on the right side only and is located above the hip and half way between the spine and side?

What are common reasons for constant pain in lower back on the right side only and is located above the hip and half way between the spine and side?

Several things: Could be paraspinal muscle pain or possibly quadratus lumborum muscle pain. Kidney stone also a possibility. Sounds a little high for SI joint pain. Facet joint problem is also on the list. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Hope this helps. Best of luck ...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

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What is the best treatment for bad pain in ball of foot?

What is the best treatment for bad pain in ball of foot?

Cushioning: It could be a lot of different things, but try additional cushioning in your shoes first. If the problem persists, see a local podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a pain in the lower right abdomen?

Possible causes: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of spinal pain at the end of the column below Mok severe pain I can not move.What is the best way to treat the pain of Hama with?

What is the treatment of spinal pain at the end of the column below Mok severe pain I can not move.What is the best way to treat the pain of Hama with?

Heat and stretch : initially you have to have the right diagnosis of what is causing the pain by having a MEIR of your spine and to see a neurologist for complete evaluation there isno home remedies without a proper evaluation saying that using a heat pad and stretching exercise and messages ...Read more

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What is the reason for pain in lower right side of your back and stomach?

What is the reason for pain in lower right side of your back and stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Burning back pain in upper cervical vertebrae. What is the best treatment for this?

Facet blocks.... : Which are diagnostic. If your pain goes away, radiofrequency ablation will take your pain away for two to 5 years. You probably have arthritis in the small joints of the neck. If you have radiating pain to the arms, could be due to cervical disk disease. See your local pain management physician. ...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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What is the best treatment for chronic trigger points in the upper back and shoulders?

What is the best treatment for chronic trigger points in the upper back and shoulders?

Several: 21 yo male with chronic tender points upper back & neck might have fibromyalgia. Treatments might include myofascial trigger point injections, acupuncture and massage. Keep muscles toned by exercising in warm water, where water buoyancy negates gravity. Some people swear by topical lotion made from cannabis extracts. See an Osteopath. ...Read more

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What is the cause of lower abdominal pain that is more do on the right side?

What is the cause of lower abdominal pain that is more do on the right side?

Many possibilities: As a female the major concerns are ''' appendicitis and female issues. Others include infection/inflammation of the cecum (first part of the large bowel), small bowel and other causes. ...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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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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What is the best treatment for lower back disk degeneration?

What is the best treatment for lower back disk degeneration?

Exercise: Exercise is the number 1 treatment for deg disease. Now once to have attempted this and if you still need more help then you can discuss medication with your doctor ...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 a small white filled pimple on my lower lip line. What is the best treatment for it? Benzoyl peroxide doesn't seem to help. Can I use abreva?

I have a small white filled pimple on my lower lip line. What is the best treatment for it? Benzoyl peroxide doesn't seem to help. Can I use abreva?

No easy fix: Put a hot compress on it if you are able, for as long as is convenient. Try not to pop it until this happens on its own. ...Read more

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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 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

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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 lower back strain? Rest seems to help the most.

NSAIDs, stretching: low back pain is a common problem. While disc disease and degeneration often is seen on x Rays, muscle is still the most common reason for continues pain. Therefore, anti inflammatories and muscle relaxants are good medicine choices. Stretching, massage, and strengthening will help. Learning proper ergonomics will prevent recurrences. PT can help. ...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?

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 dry cough in elderly with less side effects and cause no sedation (e.g lozenges) if allergic response is the cause?

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What is the best treatment for dry cough in elderly with less side effects and cause no sedation (e.g lozenges) if allergic response is the cause?

The cause: There are many reasons which can cause a dry cough and one really needs to get examined by a doctor to find out. I would usually start by measuring the lung function to find out whether a patient has asthma then go from there. ...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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I have what seems rosacea..red patches on forehead & sides of nose. Quite dry in places. What is the best treatment?

I have what seems rosacea..red patches on forehead & sides of nose. Quite dry in places. What is the best treatment?

Consultation: Consult with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist. There are topical treatments that can be used but a diagnosis has to be done first. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for mild scoliosis that causes lower back pain? Would bracing be helpful? Any other suggestions?

What is the best treatment for mild scoliosis that causes lower back pain? Would bracing be helpful? Any other suggestions?

Scoliosis : Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. The best initial treatments include physical therapy, chiropractic care, and pain management. Bracing can be helpful. It is important to be followed by a spine surgeon who specializes in deformity surgery. If the curve becomes too pronounced or if there is intractable pain then surgery to straighten the spine is indicated over nonoperative treatments. ...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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What is the best treatment for a tiny blood blister on corner of lower lip?

What is the best treatment for a tiny blood blister on corner of lower lip?

Time: If the tiny blood blister is of recent onset and due to trauma, it will likely resolve and disappear with time. If the blood blister has been present for an extended period, it is possible it could represent a hemangioma (abnormal enlarged blood vessel) which should not pose a problem unless it is constantly traumatized and bleeds. Your dentist can advise you or refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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Whay is the best treatment or cream for slight loose skin on lower belly. I used to be overweight 5 yea ago. Bodyfay is 15% now.

Whay is the best treatment or cream for slight loose skin on lower belly. I used to be overweight 5 yea ago. Bodyfay is 15% now.

Loose skin: No good medical treatment to loose stretched skin if unsightly or uncomfortable reward your weight loss with surgery. ...Read more

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I had an l5-s1 large disc protrusion in 2009 and now my lower back is sore again (x5 days). What is the best treatment to avoid it getting worse?

I had an l5-s1 large disc protrusion in 2009 and now my lower back is sore again (x5 days). What is the best treatment to avoid it getting worse?

Careful exercise: The risk of a recurrence is 5%. Start by avoiding prolonged positioning & any repetitive twist or bend maneuvers. If you had physical therapy with your last episode, resume those exercises. Use of otc medication will help control symptoms. Cardiovascular workouts may help except for rowing & maybe running. If you did not have physical therapy, you may want to get a session to learn exercises. ...Read more