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Why Might My Carotid Artery Hurt And How Do I Fix It
Carotid Pain: Carotid artery pain is also called carotodynia. This is caused by inflammation of the arterial bulb, where the internal and external arteries divide from the common carotid artery. I recommend large doses of nsaids, such as Ibuprofen 800 mg three times / day for fourteen days. Prednisone is also generally very effective, but is used only if nsaids don't work. See your primary care healthcare provi. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arteries are defined as blood vessels which carry blood away from the heart (to either the body or lungs). Arteries: higher pressure, thicker walls, stretch (pulse) with each heart contraction & deliver blood to the arterioles which control the flow to individual capillaries. Veins are blood vessels which carry blood from capillaries back to the heart (body to right heart; ...Read more
Dental visit: Visit a dentist for xrays and an evaluation to treat your problem. ...Read more
I would like to know why I have a knot on my pointer finger it dosent hurt what can I do too treat it?
See physician: I am not sure what the knot looks like or how long you have had it. I suggest you see your internist or family physician to show it to them. I am not sure by your question if it is boney, cystic, warty.....etc. Please show it to your physician for help. Sorry I can't be more specific than that. It may be a sign of osteoarthritis, but without more information, I can't say for sure. ...Read more
I injures my toe last week and all my doctor told me to do is buddy tape it to my big toe. How long would i need do this and do I need to do it 24/7?
Heavy head?: Please explain more about how your head feels heavy. Have you had an injury? Do you have any issues with your neck muscles? ...Read more
Not only lice: That cause itchy scalp, other problems do, as dandruff, but can't guess, you need to be seen, see your doctor/dermatologist,meanwhile, you can use anti-dandruff shampoo as a try, good luck ...Read more
No one knows: There are a number of theories about why joints 'crack' or cavitate, but none have been proven. Some think that it is caused by small bubbles in the joint space, others believe it is caused by 'microadhesions.' Nothing needs to be done to stop it unless it starts causing you discomfort. ...Read more
Broken nose: If you think it's broken, have it evaluated. This kind of an evaluation is straight forward. You usually don't even need x-rays. A broken nose is a clinical diagnosis. If it is broken, you can get treatment for it, if you like. Treatment options vary, but include simply letting it heal with no intervention, performing a closed reduction or doing a reconstructive surgery (much less common). ...Read more
Screening ultrasound: Ask your family doctor to examine you and listen to your neck . The best screening test is by doing a duplex ultrasound. ...Read more
I, how you doimg i have a question , Why Does My Penis Hurt When I Ejaculate? And what do I need to do or take to make it stop..
Every surgery does -: Hurt but the pain improves readily over the next 2-3 weeks. Being scared is normal and many people feel that way. Rest assured you'll be well taken care for it and pain meds would be given to you. Follow your surgeon's orders completely for getting optimum results. ...Read more
I have a blister on the top of my mouth how do I take it off it hurts so bad I can feel it but kind of can't see it do I need to go to my dentist ?
Blister off?: You will do more damage than good if you do anything like that to it. More importantly see a dentist to find out what it is while you still have it untouched. If you play with it and it remains, it's harder to diagnose it. May or may not treatment. Could be a burn from food or liquid or something else. Regardless, if it lasts more than two weeks, definitely needs to be examined by professional. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can you tell me what to do if i got my braces a couple hours ago and they hurt really bad! what is the reason they hurt?
My left nostril hurts really bad and I do not know why. Do you know why and also what can I do to make it feel better?
What can I do to have my back staight because it is "curving" .It hurts me.Sometimes i can't breath good?
See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: See a dentist who has experience and training treating patients with tmd (temporomandibular joint dysfunction). There are many conservative methods to help deal with this issue. ...Read more
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