Hard sore lump on top of shoulder. Is it bursitis? How to cure it?
My 89 year old mother has a hard lump the top (size of 50 cent piece and a 3/4 inch in height) of her shoulder about where her bra strap goes across. It is sore when she carries something heavy or has to use it. The family doctor said she thinks it is brucitis and to put hot on for 10 min then...
Having bursitis in the knee. What exercises would be good for bursitis?
I have bursitis in the left side of my knee . My doctor says that walking and strengh training [except for two moves] will be Ok for me to continue to do. He said that bending my leg backwards and sitting cross legged [which I love to do!] are not good ideas. My question is ----would swimming and...
What are the possible treatments for quadriceps bursitis?
As a vet surgeon I was tempted to self diagnose quadriceps bursitis when my left knee became very painful- palpation of the medial aspect of the patella proved very painful. Pain subsised over 48 hours and was left with a mild ache over the insertion of the quad group on the patella. There...
What are the possible treatments for tendonitis and bursitis?
Thanks I had c4 c7 fusion with medtronic infuse in 2011 Since then I have a new ailment every day,lately I have swelling on inside of left elbow now right not that painfull but when touched it is squichy,I am wooried because since my operation I became handicapped I have tendonitis and bursitis...
Could hip pain while moving be the symptom of bursitis?
I am having hip pain when I am moving. How do I know that I have bursitis. I was diagnosed several years ago when I was a runner. I was advised to stop running. I did. I was given a steroid injection even though I did not reall y want it. I had an adverse reaction and did not continue any more....
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Cold when it is acute – to reduce the swelling and pain
Hot later – to increase blood flow and healing..
If not improved, see an Internist / get yourself examined...
Over The Counter (OTC) Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) like Ibuprofen / muscle relaxants / anxiolytics will be useful in the meanwhile...
Cold is a viral problem and takes 5-7 days to go away and is a self limiting disease.
Treatment advised is ..
Avoiding cold drinks and smoking
Taking steam inhalation
Drinking more of hot liquids like tea,coffee and hot soups.
Putting decongestant nasal drops,if nose is blocked.Nasal drops should not be used or more than 5-7 days.
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