Self-Care at Home
- Rest the area of the body involved.
- Elevate the area of the body involved. This will help decrease swelling and relieve discomfort.
- Use over-the-counter pain relievers such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin). This will decrease the pain as well as help keep the fever down.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/21/2013
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