Pain Relieving Cream

Pain-relieving creams are analgesic agents applied to the skin or mucous membrane to reduce pain. They reduce pain by reducing the swelling, and the analgesic agents work directly on the muscles relieving pain. Topical creams have a fast onset of action, a higher concentration of medication on the required site, etc.

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Why can my grandmother not tolerate pain relief spray?

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother fell, and she is not able to walk as before. We took her to the hospital, and she was given knee and ankle support with painkiller medications and creams. However, when we apply the pain relief spray, she cannot tolerate it, and she starts crying. Why? Is the spray expir...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello,Welcome to the sprays contain Capsaicin or Menthol, which can irritate the skin that can become uncomfortable. Apply a different gel or spray that does not have the above mentioned components. If that does not work, apply ice for ten minutes twice daily. If she can not to...  Read Full »

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