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Which treatment works the best and fastest for chronic pain?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for chronic pain?

Conservative first: Most often chronic pain has an underlying cause and trigger (not always). The treatment is usually directed in that direction. Trying to reduce the symptoms coming from the offending structure. For true chronic issues, "fix" is rarely possible where "control" of symptoms is a more reachable end point. Therapy, injections, medications, even surgery at times, can all help. Get an evaluation soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Praveen Mambalam
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Persistent Pain (Definition)

Persistent pain is pain that occurs most of the day, on most days. Pain that last for more than 4-6 months is called chronic pain. Persistent pain doesn't go away in an expected time frame for the injury. for example, your doctor says it'll be fine in a couple of weeks; if the pain is still present, more days than not, at 3-4 weeks out, its persistent. And, it should be ...Read more


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Which treatment works the best and fastest for fibromyalgia?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for fibromyalgia?

Comprehensive: There is no quick fix. The best treatment programs are comprehensive. Diet modification, appropriate medications and or supplements, regular exercise, stress relaxation techniques, counseling and cbt. Have all been found to help. Additional treatments options which can also be helpful include acupuncture, meditation, yoga, massage, chiropractic treatments, physical therapy, and water therapy. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for muscle pain?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for muscle pain?

Muscle Pain: The best treatment for pain after exertion is usually time and perhaps nsaid's such as aleve (naproxen). However, the pain is severe or has been present for more than a few days, it could represent a muscle tear or more severe condition and require medical evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for back trauma?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for back trauma?

Dont know: Broad question and too broad to be answered in this forum. Trauma is a noun which describes several descriptive adjectives. The cause and effect of the trauma must be studied in order to determine just what the trauma has cause in the back as the treatment would be totally dependent upon the result of the trauma. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for pancreatitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for pancreatitis?

Depends on cause: Pancreatitis can be caused by gallstones, medications, high triglycerides, a tumor, and several other causes. The treatment depends on the underlying cause. Most often it starts by hospitalizing patient and giving them IV fluids and restricting oral intake for a period of time. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for steatorrhea?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for steatorrhea?

Depends: Steatorrhea can have many causes. Pancreatic insufficiency, a condition where no enzymes to digest the food you eat are secreted by the pancreas, is treated with supplemental pancreatic enzymes that are taken with each meal. Other causes include celiac disease, crohn's disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, short bowel syndrome. All of these conditions require different treatments. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for vasculitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for vasculitis?

Depends: Vasculitis is a generic term for vascular wall inflammation. The causes of it are multiple and each cause has its own best/fastest treatment. If you know the cause, let us know it too. That way we can suggest what's best in that case. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for emphysema?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for emphysema?

Many...: There are many treatments for emphysema, a form of copd. Bronchodilator inhalers can work quickly to relieve bronchospasm. Oxygen therapy is used if your oxygen level in your blood is low. Treatments are quite individualized so proper treatment requires a doctor's evaluation. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for anemia?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for anemia?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the anemia. Vit b 12 will be needed if you have deficiency of vit b12. Iron replacement is the answer if you have iron deficiency . If you are anemic due to blood loss/bleeding- then the treatment is to stop the bleeding. So, see you doctor and try to find out the cause of the anemia. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for shingles?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for shingles?

There is no best: Antivirals, like valtrex, (valacyclovir) need to be started within 72 hrs of shingle symptoms. They can decrease the severity and duration of the rash. If pain persists after the rash is gone - postherpetic neuralgia (phn) - it needs to be treated aggressively so it does not last forever. The older you are when you have shingles, the more likely you are to have phn. See a board certified pain specialist for help. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for croup?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for croup?

Croup: The fastest treatment is aerosolized epinephrine. This will rapidly shrink airway swelling. It is normally on administered in ers. Another treatment is either oral or injected steroids to shrink the swelling. Those are prescribed or administered by you doctor. At home treatments are steam from a shower, or cold air exposure. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for muscle cramps?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for muscle cramps?

Warm the muscle: Muscle cramps can be treated with heat, contrary to joints which we treat with ice. Other things to consider are electrolyte balance. Potassium is important. Gentle stretching and medications such as muscle relaxants may also help. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for thrombocytopenia?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for thrombocytopenia?

Transfusion: As is the answer of most questions in medicine, you must fix the underlying disorder, whatever that might be. Having said that, if a quick fix is required, ususally a transfusion of platelets is needed. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for lymphoma?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for lymphoma?

Different kinds: We have now identified many different types of lymphoma that respond differently to chemotherapy - and indeed, we often tailor the chemotherapy to the lymphoma type. So, not all chemotherapy works the same with lymphoma. Your oncologist will work with you to explain the various options. This is also why second opinions are sometimes a good option. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for anxiety?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for anxiety?

Anxiety: Combination of medications and therapy works the best. Medication, including antidepressants and benzodiazepines, may offer a faster relief from symptoms, but you will need therapy to achieve longer term sustainable results. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for tenosynovitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for tenosynovitis?

Ice, rest, nsaids: Try to limit use of the hand as much as possible especially with computer work. Try ice and nsaids to decrease the swelling and tenderness. If the finger is actually locking, it may be necessary to get a local cortisone injection or even a surgical release. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for amenorrhea?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for amenorrhea?

Depends: Amenorrhea, has a wide range of causes. They range from hormonal to being centered in the linning of your uterus. The best treatment would vary with the ultimate cause. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for tension headache?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for tension headache?

Nsaids: Nsaids and relaxation technique are the first line of treatment for tension headache. If is not responding to therapy or getting worse see your pcp. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for scleroderma?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for scleroderma?

Scleroderma: Scleroderma is a connective tissue disease (ctd). The best treatment is based on treating the affected system or organ cause. For instance: ctd may be manifested as pulmonary hypertesnion, lupus, esophageal narrowing, kidney disease. Is so hard to explain on the internet, but better to understand and explain if i;m able to examine you and do the proper work up and referrals. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for spinning?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for spinning?

Vertigo?!?: If by spinning you mean vertigo there are many treatments and causes. One of the most common causes of "spinning" is positional vertigo. This occurs because small particles inside your inner ear become dislodged and stimulate the balance nerve making you spin. Repositioning exercises like the "epley" maneuver can be immediately helpful. You can google this and print out procedure. ...Read more