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Hi, From two days I have been sitting on the chair table and doing my job quite a while, my feet are swollen. I am a diabetic patient.

Dr. Pramod Kumar Sharma 92% (4731 ratings)
MBBS, MD
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Hi, From two days I have been sitting on the chair table and doing my job quite a while, my feet are swollen. I am a ...
Avoid such posture for a longer period and keep a pillow under the feet (to raise them) while sleeping for 2-3 days, swelling will subside.
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Back of my neck that is upper back bone I have a swelling thing I continuously sit for my studies and use mobile alot sometimes I have pain I have contacted my doctor he gave me pain killer and told me to do exercise pls suggest me what type of exercise I should do to reduce lower back pain and reduce that bump swelling.

Dr. Amit C 89% (36 ratings)
MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
General Physician, Ranchi
Back of my neck that is upper back bone I have a swelling thing I continuously sit for my studies and use mobile alot...
You should do Strecthing Exercise Sapulothoracic relaxation exercises You have to improve your body posture and also take proper deit. Take care.
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I was riding bike and got stung by a yellow thing (most probably a bee) on my upper lip and I knew nothing about how I had to deal with the sting instantly. I reached home after 30-40 min and I saw my upper lip full swollen and is a bit red. It looks like swollen portion had some transparency in it. google and I washed it with soap solution, applied toothpaste 2-3 times for about 1 hour. I don't have much pain now but extreme swelling. What to do to get rid of swelling ASAP?

Dr. Girish Dani 89% (4630 ratings)
MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I was riding bike and got stung by a yellow thing (most probably a bee) on my upper lip and I knew nothing about how ...
Most of medical challanges need doctor to listen to detailed medical history in form of questions and answers, examination of patient and sometimes reports so meet concerned doctor.
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Pre-Eclampsia - Why It Require Urgent Treatment During Pregnancy?

Dr. Gitanjali 97% (2378 ratings)
MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Pre-Eclampsia -  Why It Require Urgent Treatment During Pregnancy?

Pre-eclampsia may affect some women during the second half of their pregnancies or after they deliver the baby. Ladies suffering from pre-eclampsia show symptoms like hypertension, problems in retaining fluids (oedema) and large amount of protein in their urine (proteinuria). If it is not treated in time, it can cause a lot of complexities during the pregnancy and even after the delivery. Pre-eclampsia increases the risk of harmful effects for both the mother and the baby. The real reason for pre-eclampsia is still unknown, but it is believed that it is thought to occur when there is an issue with the placenta (the organ that connections the child's blood supply to the mother's). Pre-eclampsia in pregnant women often goes undiagnosed.

Women may present with headache, visual disturbance, pain in upper tummy, nausea, vomiting and rapidly progressive oedema. Complications of placental insufficiency can lead to IUGR(Intrauterine growth restriction), placental abruption and in severe cases, if left untreated, intrauterine death. It may affect women`s kidney, liver, cardiovascular, brain and blood clotting systems in severe cases. 

Complications: As pre-eclampsia develops further, it can create complications in retaining liquid (oedema). Oedema is responsible for causing sudden swelling of the feet, lower legs, face and hands during pregnancy. It occurs in the lower parts of the body, for example, the feet and lower legs and increases gradually during the day. In case the swelling is sudden, and affects the face and hands, it could be a result of pre-eclampsia.

Risks: There are a few factors that could increase your risk of falling prey to pre-eclampsia. This might require immediate treatment. These are:

  • If it is your first pregnancy, pre-eclampsia will probably happen during your first than the ones that will happen later.
  • It has been 10 years since you were last pregnant.
  • You have a family history of the condition. For instance, your mom or sisters have had pre-eclampsia.
  • You had pre-eclampsia in a past pregnancy. There is an around 20% chance that you will experience the condition again in later pregnancies.
  • You are in your teens or are more than 40 years of age.
  • You have a current medicinal issue like diabetes, kidney problems, headaches or hypertension.
  • You were obese towards the beginning of your pregnancy (your body mass index was 30 or more).
  • You are expecting multiple babies like twins or triplets (this spots more strain on the placenta).


The main indication of pre-eclampsia in the unborn baby is slow and stunted growth. This is brought about by poor blood supply through the placenta to the child. The developing child gets less oxygen and less supplements than it is supposed to. This can affect the growth and development of the child. This is called 'intra-uterine growth restriction, or 'intra-uterine growth impediment'.

Treatment: Bringing down the blood pressure and dealing with the symptoms in a proper manner can help in managing pre-eclampsia. Delivering the baby is the best way to treat pre-eclampsia. If it is confirmed that you do have pre-eclampsia, you'll be asked to stay in the hospital until your baby is delivered.

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Swelling Tumor - How Homeopathy Can Help Treat It?

Dr. S Faujdar 87% (10 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Indore
Swelling Tumor - How Homeopathy Can Help Treat It?

Lipoma can be clearly understood as that fat tumour – like protrusion on your hands, which disappears when we put a finger on it. This is a very benign tumour that occurs in the body. It is caused due to the accumulation of fat cells. In most cases, these tumours are painless, although, these might be pain causing too.

Furthermore, the most common parts of the body where this growth develops are the hands, shoulders, neck and upper limbs. Lipoma can be treated with the help of homeopathic medicines. In case you find a lipoma growth anywhere in your body, the best option is to seek professional help. Some of the common homeopathic treatments that can cure lipoma are:

  1. Calcarea Carb: This is the best medicine to treat lipoma in those who are overweight. A few symptoms and tests need to be performed on the patient before administering this medicine. The three parameters which are assessed before prescribing this medicine are excessive sweating through the head, sensitivity to cold air and special eating habits like craving for a particular kind of food. Apart from these three parameters, which are the main ones to be checked, it is also seen if the patient suffers from constipation and acidity. If these symptoms match with that of the patient, then Calcarea Carb is prescribed for treating lipomas.

  2. Sulphur: The next in line to treat lipoma would be sulphur. In fact, sulphur and Calcarea Carb are mostly at par with each other. However, it remains to be seen which medicine suits who depending on the constitutional make of the person. Those patients with high intake of sweets in their diet, excessive sweating, sensitivity towards heat and dislike towards bathing are the best candidates for administering Sulphur for treating lipoma.

  3. Belladonna: Though lipoma is usually painless, at times it can be painful too. In such situations, the pain is aggravated on touching the lump. Belladonna not only helps in subsiding the pain but also in dissolving the lump fully.

  4. Thuja: This helps in dissolving any fatty lumps developing anywhere in the body. In case the patient suffers from high cholesterol, then this is the best medicine to be administered.

Lipoma is a very common condition, which develops in people due to the formation of a fatty lump. It is a condition which needs to be treated immediately, but with effective treatments, it can completely disappear.

From past 3/4 days, my mom's legs have been swollen from knee to foot. When she walks more distance, she feels pain. She applied oil but still it's there. Please let me know what could be reason for this and what should be done for this.

Dr. Jayvirsinh Chauhan 94% (14121 ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
From past 3/4 days, my mom's legs have been swollen from knee to foot. When she walks more distance, she feels pain. ...
It can be rheumatism or osteoarthritis or other muscular problems or venous problems etc.. You can consult me through Lybrate for homoeopathic treatment.
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I had a tooth ache problem n swelling from last 1 week and m not able to eat anything.

Dr. Soniya Tinna 91% (50 ratings)
BDS
Dentist, Pune
I had a tooth ache problem n swelling from last 1 week and m not able to eat anything.
Kindly visit Dentist and get an xray done for diagnosis and further treatment pertaining to the affected tooth.
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Tongue Problems - How To Handle It?

Dr. Puneet Kansal 93% (608 ratings)
MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Meerut
Tongue Problems - How To Handle It?

Tongue is an important organ of your body. Without the tongue you would not have been able to enjoy one of the most pleasurable experiences of life: tasting food! Imagine how life would be without the sudden euphoria you experience when you taste something delicious. Not only do your taste buds help you to taste food, but it also rejects harmful substances like toxins and sends your brain a signal to avoid consuming it. The tongue also helps in digestion of food. It makes the food pass easily from your mouth and throat to your stomach. Apart from tasting and sending signals to your brain, the tongue helps you to talk. It facilitates speech. It alters the air in your mouth which is produced by the vocal cords. That is how you make a wide range of sounds.

Tongue Problems:

  1. Burning sensation on the tongue: This normally occurs in women who have recently attained menopause. Mood swings are also a characteristic feature of menopause. Burning sensation is rare but a symptom of post menopause. Burning sensations can also occur due to cigarette smoking.

  2. Change in the tongue color: Many times having a pink tongue means deficiency in iron, folic acid and vitamin B-12. This can also be because of an allergy to gluten. A white tongue can occur due to smoking or drinking alcohol.

  3. Tongue pain: It can occur due to biting, injury or infection. Canker pains are also common. It can be caused by aging, diabetes, tumors and infection.

  4. Tongue swelling: It is caused by down-syndrome, tongue cancer, leukemia, strep throat and anemia.

  5. Oral thrush: It is a yeast infection. It makes the surface of the tongue and the mouth look like cottage cheese. People suffering from asthma or diabetes can also get oral thrush.

Remedies for tongue problem:

  1. Don't consume spicy and hot food.

  2. If you have a canker sore, try to drink only cold beverages and eat soft foods.

  3. Rinse your mouth regularly with a mixture of warm water and salt or you can also make a mixture of warm water and baking soda.

  4. Apply ice to soothe your tongue.

If the tongue pain persists then it is better to book an appointment with an ENT specialist or with an otolaryngologist.

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