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Will Ice Help A Heal Spur Go Away
No: It will only make thinks worseGet a more detailed answer ›
Have a lrg seromas from hernia surgery surgeon said to put heat on it will this help it go away , is their anything else to do to help go away ?
Time: Obviously, there are many factors that go in to this such as the type of hernia repaired, repair technique, and you medical history. In general, most seroma will resolve on their own in weeks to months. Persistent seromas or those that are causing problems may need to be drained. See your surgeon to find out for sure. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long will it take for a lump/pimple to go away if using hot compresses? Do hot compresses work for it?
2-5 days: Using warm compresses on a pimple on your face will help, but may not go away very quickly. Using a mild soap with a wash cloth with warm water will mechanically help area to heal more quickly. Do this with clean wash cloth three to four times a day. You may also use over the counter acne medications or speak to the pharmacist at your drug store for ideas. Do not squeeze pimple. See MD. ...Read more
Superficially: It might help, but probably won't get deep into the knee. It's not going to do anything to help heal the ACL at all. Usually it depends on how big the tear is or if the ACL is retracted or not. If not planning surgery, check out Regenexx.Com for more info regarding Stem Cell therapy for ACL repair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ice is better: When you bruise yourself, thetissues swell, partially from bleeding (black and blue) and also from fluid leaking into the tissues. Ice cools the tissues and will decrease the swelling.. Heat causes local, blood vessels to dilate and can lead to increased swelling, increasing healing time. ...Read more
Bought gel toe alignment separator to help rid of a bunion forming. So far pain is gone when I wear it. How long til I see improvement? Will it go awa
No: Bunion deformity is bony abnormality that is causes by muscle imbalance and develops over time. The only way to "manage" bunion deformity is surgery. The bone need to be realigned and no separator or aligning splint will achieve this. It may help with the pain and other symptoms but it will not correct it. I do recommend you wearing the splint if that makes you feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
consultation with : An orthopedist can determine a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more
Wound care: Stop bleeding by applying pressure. Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Remove debris.Apply antibiotic ointment. Initially cover w bandage until some healing has occurred. Change bandage when soiled/ wet or at least daily. Need tetanus shot if you haven't had one in last 10 years or don't know when you last had one. ...Read more
Is heat or ice better to help infection pain speed up healing? Surgery R foot 12 days ago now infected on antibiotics but want to help the pain
See the doctor: If you're still having significant pain 12 days after a surgery -something is wrong. I doubt heat or ice would be much affect...maybe ice -BUT YOU REALLY MUST see a doctor right away. What I worry about is some sort of complication-like a resistant germ now coming through, or something structural that's giving you pain, when you should be healing quite well by now. Some things delay healing-ask MD ...Read more
Yes/No: Surgery will remove the disc so it will not heal normally but can result in reduction in pain and resolving any lasting nerve damage due to the disc herniation. Healing on its own will take time and may keep the integrity of the disc intact which may be the best at keeping the disc as normal as possible. Healing on its own can take up to 6-9 months or longer. ...Read more
Replacement insoles: Or orthotics... Take the insoles out of your shoes and replace them with ones that have more cushioning and support. I like spenco products. The one i recommend most is the spenco polysorb cross-trainer insole. This will give you cushioning at heel strike and support for the arch. It may not have an "immediate" effect though. See an podiatrist if symptons persist. Use otc aleve (naproxen) as well. ...Read more
It is inflammation.: Ultrasound is effective in diagnosing plantar fasciitis, a condition often associated with heel spur. Ultrasound has also been used, with varying degrees of success, for the treatment of plantar fasciitis. There is some question whether ultrasound alone is an effective way to treat this condition. The inflamed fascia is what typically causes the pain as spurs may or may not be present at the time ...Read more
Hold on there.: Surgery is not the only option for a heel spur at any age. Heel spur surgery does not always end up so well, as many patients are unsatisfied with the results. There is a lot to consider before agreeing to have surgery. Location of the spur, foot function, activity level are just a few. I would suggest another opinion. ...Read more
Initial rest: Initial rest of the plantar fascia with immobilization followed by pt and possible insert or orthotic if needed. Avoid going barefoot. Wear good comfortable and supportive shoes ie: cross trainer tennis shoe. ...Read more
Classic Mis-step.: Without getting into a debate as to the theories of heel pain, one thing is certain. Medication alone, rarely, if ever, works in successfully treating one's heel pain, when caused by typical plantar fasciitis. This is an over use problem aggravated by age, mechanics and support. Unless all the issues are addressed, the problem just keeps getting worse until the pain severely limits your overuse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having pain in the heel of my foot. Ice isn't helping, it hurts to stand and walk on. What could this be? A heel spur?
Health Tap doctors: have been advised not to make recommendations for any brand or product lines. However, your pedorthist or podiatrist should be able to specifically advise one that will suit your particular foot issue. Take care. ...Read more
3 months post pregnant and I am pretty sure I have a heel spur. What are some non surgical ways to help heal the area. It is pretty painful?
Heal spur and plantar fasciitis , I banged the bottom of my foot really hard and now I am in excruciating pain. Can not walk on it. What happened?
Dr I have a heal spur but my foot continues to swell really bad do you know what is causing this? Pain in the foot leg gets real tight especially the skin it feels like rubber
Need a good exam: The actual heel spur is rarely the cause of heel pain. The pain is usually from strain and inflammation of the plantar fascia. Swelling can indicate a partial tear of the fascia or Achilles. Pain and tightness in the leg should be evaluated as soon as possible since it can indicate a blood clot. Prompt attention and evaluation is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No effect: A heel spur is a calcification of the attachment of the plantar fascia (on the bottom) or the achilles tendon (in the back). These are the result of long-term mechanical overuse and have nothing to do with calcium supplementation. The suprs themselves are responsible for pain in perhaps 1% of patients. Many people have large spurs with no pain and a great deal of pain, yet no spur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A protrusion : Of bone. It can occur on the bottom of the heel pr the back of the heel. It often occurs where there is a soft tissue attachment. The only way to eliminate the spur itself is to have it surgically removed. Thought, this is not always necessary. If you remove the pain associated with it, then you don't need to remove the spur. Stretching, antiinflammatories, orthotics all play a role. ...Read more
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