Cold compresses are frozen and chilled materials that act like ice packs and work as a therapy to relieve the symptoms of inflammation, swelling, redness, bleeding, and bruising.
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What can be done for sunburn and swelling of legs and feet?
Query: Hello doctor, I have sunburns and my legs are swollen. What am I supposed to do now? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sunburns or solar burns can be treated as follows: Do cold compresses. Avoid going to hot areas. Do not wear synthetic clothing or very tight clothes. Wear loose-fitting cotton clothes. Dip your legs or feet in the warm saline water at night. Keep your leg elevat... Read Full »
Why am I facing dry eyes and irritation for the last five years?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old male. I have dry eyes and irritation since the last five years, especially when I wake up in the mornings. I consulted with an eye care specialist, but they found nothing wrong. My sugar levels were checked five times, and it came back normal all the times, except fo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dryness of the eyes is a very common condition these days due to excessive use of mobile phones, television, and laptop. There is no permanent treatment for dryness. It may be normal if it persists for a few days. But, it might continue for a longer time, due to a cha... Read Full »
I am unable to open my mouth fully. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor,I had a jaw lock on the right side of my face but yesterday I fell and the left side of the jaw is in pain. I cannot eat or open my mouth all the way. Also, my tooth has been pushed down. So, I do not know what to do. I am really upset and I am crying now. Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.This can be due to a dislocated jaw post trauma or a fracture. So, first, get an X-ray done. Then only the exact cause can be ruled out.You can take painkillers like Ibuprofen to reduce pain and inflammation.Do cool compresses over the cheek.Regards. Read Full »
What can I do for my dry eye problems caused due to computer usage?
Query: Hello doctor, I am having dry eye problems since the last three years due to heavy computer usage. The eyes feel dry, and sometimes there is burning. Reading strains my eyes. I take Omega 369 tablets when this problem occurs, and then I would be alright for 15 to 30 days. But, it would resurface af... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no permanent treatment for dry eyes. The treatment options are: Take a break after every hour of computer work. Blink a lot. Apply cold compresses. Use anti-glare glasses. Use lubricating eyedrop frequently like refresh tears. You may use either ... Read Full »
Will the red mark in my eye due to accidental injury remain forever?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old woman. Two days ago, I had an injury to my right eye, as my kid accidentally poked it. Today, my eye has turned red and painful; however, I can see clearly and have no changes in vision. Will this red mark in my eye remain forever? Also, will it affect my vision in a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There is mild inflammation in the eye that will resolve in a week. It does not remain for your entire life, nor will it affect your eyesight. I suggest you follow the below treatment plan: Cold compress for the affected eye. Eye drops Refre... Read Full »
How to regain the strength of my knees?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. I have a little problem that effects my daily hobbies. I play basketball and play in such a way that I am constantly running and jumping at maximum effort each time. When I was a little bit younger, I had a pretty bad case of Osgood-Schlatter disease. It was from consta... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the description, your symptoms are as similar to Osgood-Schlatter disease. This problem is usually seen in the active adolescent age group, mostly affected region are the places where your tendons and bone come together. In your case, the growing tibial tub... Read Full »
What should I do if my eyes are inflamed after a trauma?
Query: Hello doctor, I have an eye inflammation due to an unintended punch that I received. My eye looks red and swollen. Please let me know some medications for the same. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you feel any problems in vision and restricted mobility on one side, you should rush to the emergency room immediately. Get an x-ray of the orbit done on the affected side. Get your intraocular pressure and retina checked by an ophthalmologist. For swelling, you ca... Read Full »
Why is my sprained ankle swollen with pain and pressure sensation even after three weeks?
Query: Hello doctor, I had a sprain in my ankle three weeks ago. My ankle is still swollen slightly with mild pain and pressure. What is the issue? Please let me know. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your query.Repeated sprain over the same area can lead to increased instability and increased inflammation. If you do not have much pain, but if the swelling is still present, you can take an oral and topical anti-inflammatory (over-the-counter anti-inflamm... Read Full »
What causes eye bags and how is it managed?
Query: Hello doctor, About six years ago, I was distraught and cried for several hours till I fell asleep. The next morning when I woke up, I had large eye bags. I had never had eyebags. I still have these bags to this day. I feel insecure about them, and I do not know what to do. Do I need to get surgery... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the image attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), and there is slight swelling below the eyes and round cheeks. It might give you a cosmetic concern. There are etiologies which results in eyebags: allergies, eye disease, thyroid ... Read Full »
Will the bumps on the sole of my feet go away on their own?
Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from foot bumps on the sole of the foot. Will they go on their own, or should I seek medical attention. I have attached the pictures of the bumps. Please help me. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from foot bumps. According to the pictures that are provided here (attachment removed to protect the patient's recovery), you are suffering from bumps on the sole of the foot that may... Read Full »