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What Is The Best Treatment For Toe Inflammation
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Needs attention: Usually inflammation around the nail is suggestive of an infection. Home therapy consists of hot, soapy water soaks, 15-20 min, with massaging of the skin around the nail. If there is drainage, then an antibiotic and a band aid. If it persists, see your podiatrist. The nail may be ingrown and require attention. Don't put off treatment. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing big toe pain (quality: pain in joint) and toe inflammation. The following also describes me: Difficulty walking. What should I do?
Detailed history.: There are a whole lot of conditions that will cause big toe joint pain. Inflammation of the capsule, bone cartilage and tendons as well as a metabolic problem are all to be considered. Your age certainly limits some of the possibilities. Having the toe evaluated will immediately reduce the number possibilities. Further testing may be necessary to get to the immediate cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing foot itching and toe inflammation. The following also describe me: Foot redness, Toe swelling, and Skin rash. What should I do? It has been itching since last night. I went hiking but no one else got itchy feet.
?athlete's foot: You could consider a trial of athlete's foot spray (usually lotrimin or tinactin spray) which are active against yeasts,e.g. Candida albicans. It is a moist environment that allows for growth of these fungi on the skin of the feet. Give it a try for the next few days and determine if it settles down. Otherwise, see a physician. ...Read more
What kind of treatment for inflammed pinkie toe? I gave myself a pedicure and must have scraped off the thin, clear covering over the nail bed and skin on my pinkie toe; because, after i felt a slight pain and went to get a pedicure at a salon, i caught a
My gp advised ultrasound therapy, instead of nsaid because of my ckd, for soft tissue inflammation of my right foot. How effective and safe is it?
Ultrasound therapy: Ultrasound (u) therapy is safe for the person having it. With ckd, as your physician (p) told you, nsaid's are not safe to use. The results of u vary from person to person so ask your p about your chances for improvement using it for your inflammation. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had spinal fusion L-3&L4
In march 2017.
I'm having electrical pain in my legs,feet and toes. Water therapy makes it worse.. could it be inflammatio?
I am experiencing big toe pain (quality: warm to touch, pain in joint) , toe swelling, foot tenderness to touch, toe inflammation, foot pain, foot...i have some gashes and alot of cuts on my feet big gash on big toe and there really red and swollen?
Topical steroids: Inflammation is typically treated with steroid eye drops such as durezol, (difluprednate) pred forte, or lotemax. Just as important is knowing the cause of the inflammation so that the underlying problem can be treated. Inflammation is a common response to some type of insult or disease. Steroids can have serious side effects and are usually used for a limited time. Treating the underlying cause is critical. ...Read more
May need lightening: agent but need to see dermatologist for confirmation and topcials ...Read more
What is the best treatment for a child (4 yr) diagnosed with iritis inflammation? Never complained any pain before but diagnosed with this condition.
Working with your MD: Working with your MD, sometimes an ophthalmologist and Rheumatologist may need to collaborate on treatment plans. This site has more background information: http://www.aapos.org/terms/conditions/62 ...Read more
Depends: On what the cause of the inflammation is. If it's from an infection then appropriate anti-infectives like antibiotic or antiviral are fine. If it's from an autoimmune problem then sometimes steroids or stronger immunosuppresants are necessary. If it's from run of the mill osteoarthritis then simple non-steroidal antiinflammatories can be fine. ...Read more
I'm 29 year old woman what is the best treatment for toe nail fungus/fungal. Both big toe nail very discoloured & thin?
Topical or oral: Since it is only two nails, I would try a topical anti fungal medication daily. Your other option is to take an oral anti fungal medication once a day for three months. ...Read more
Shaving : The bony growth. (implying the doctor performs surgery.). ...Read more
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