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Anyone who has stubbed a big toe in the middle of the night knows how painful that big toe can be. Anyone who has tried to walk with a painful big toe knows how difficult a simple step can be. Any minor issues with a toe can be quite disabling because the toes are so important. Itchiness, numbness, burning, throbbing, and swelling; all of these problems can effect the first toe. However, no one really wants to go to the doctor for toe problems . And you may be able to avoid a trip to the doctor's office with some home remedies. Let's look at some home remedies for a sore big toe.
Problem #1: Throbbing, Swollen Toe: Any simple trauma like a bump in the night can cause a swollen, throbbing toe. With a little ice and rest, these minor sprains usually heal. If throbbing and swelling is not related to trauma, an ingrown toe nail might be a culprit. Home remedies for an ingrown, infected toe include: soaking the toe in Betadine Antiseptic Solution; applying topical antibiotics that ar...
Generic Name: ACETAMINOPHEN - ORAL Pronounced: (a-SEET-a-MIN-oh-fen) Little Fevers Oral Uses
This product is a combination of aspirin, acetaminophen,
and caffeine. It is used for the temporary relief of pain from conditions such
as muscle aches, toothaches, menstrual cramps, or headaches (including
migraine). Aspirin and acetaminophen relieve pain by keeping your body from
making certain natural substances. Caffeine helps increase the effects of
aspirin and acetaminophen.
How To Use Little Fevers Oral
See also Warning section.
If you are taking this medication for self-treatment, it
is important to read the manufacturer's package instructions carefully so you
know when to consult your doctor or pharmacist. Follow the instructions on the
package and use this medication exactly as directed. If you have any questions
regarding this medication, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor,...
Despite the fact that the U.S. Congress declared 2000 - 2010 to be The Decade of Pain Control and Research, an article in this month's journal The Lancet reveals that little has changed for those who live with chronic pain. Researchers, led by Dennis C. Turk, PhD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Research at the University of Washington School of Medicine, reviewed medical literature for the past decade, including systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and guidelines on osteoarthritis, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, and low-back pain. What they found was something of a good news / bad news scenario. Good news: Scientists now have a better understanding of the underlying pathology of pain – how and why we feel pain. Bad news: This new-found understanding has not yet translated into more effective treatments for patients. The researchers surveyed a number of different treatments and found:
Only about half of patients treated had any reduction in their...
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