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Will Epson Salt Reduce Swelling
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I'm pregnant and my feet are swollen other than elevating my feet and not eating salt what else can I do to reduce the swelling ?
Can you offer some suggestions other than salt water and apple cider vinegar to help reduce the swelling and relieve the tenderness in my glands?
Hi, I have removed tonsil stones using gargling salt water and a q tip and swelling has already reduced, how long for the throat discomforts to leave?
Took 2 tablets of diclofenac sodium to reduce swelling tissue on ankle (prescribed by doc) on Aug 28th. Can it cause to delay periods?
I received treatment, cryotherapy, to my plantar warts. One of my three warts became a blister and it's really painful! Can I soak my feet in epsom salt to alleviate the pain and reduce the swelling?
Can anti-histamine + nasal irrigation + Cromolyn Sodium spray help reduce chronic nasal turbinate, nasopharynx inflammation & mucus membrane swelling?
Swelling: If you are referring to swelling from high sodium intake, you could try cutting down to a 1500 mg/day sodium diet. Consider elevating the concerned limb. You might need diuretics. See a doc for that. Read the article below for more info: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html. ...Read more
Swelling around one tooth front and back. Not sure if it's because i had to much salt or hot soup last night or because my teeth shifted a bit. Help?
Need examination: Pain/bleeding/swelling are signs of a more serious problem. Diet would cause generalized rather than localized problem. Teeth don't suddenly shift. It's a glacier-slow process. Probably tooth or gum infection. Please call your dentist for evaluation and rx before little problem becomes big one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Big lump on gum can't get swelling down tried salt water clove and other stuff please help very painful?
My wife suffered a sodium hypochlorite incident during a root canal. She was admitted the next day to the intensive care unit the irrigation solution was shot into an extra canal and came in contact with vital tissue that caused massive swelling. She ha
Don't worry: Although this is a very unfortunate incident, it is important that you don't panic. The swelling and the bruising will get better, with time. Make sure that you follow your dentists/doctor's instructions. You many want to ask for a referral to an endodontist just for follow up, although not much can be done at this point, than let time heal the area, and it will. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: The best thing you can do is apply cold(ice) compresses, half hour on, half hour off immediately after the surgery. This will help keep the swelling down.Do this the first 8 hrs. Nothing will totally eliminate swelling. The amount of swelling you get is alsoproportional to the difficulty of the surgery, your age, overall health, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes sudden swelling of hands and feet? Felt slightly flushed too. Salt? Hormones? What can I do to make it go away?
I have swelling in both of my arms only when I sleep. Sometimes looks ready to pop.Also unusual salt craving and thirst. Any help?
Swelling: Swelling of both arms only during sleep would be a most unusual symptom. If fluid retention from excessive salt intake was the problem, puffiness would be noticeable in other Areas of the body such as fingers,feet,ankles,around the eyes before arm swelling would occur unless you wear constricting garments restricting blood flow back up your arms. Have your physician examine you as needed. ...Read more
Swelling around base of neck related to hypertension no swelling around ankles but swelling gets worse with sodium intake?
Not likely: You need to see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›