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What are the treatment options for inflammation?

There are many treatment options available for inflammation and the pain that is associated with it. Both heat and cold therapy have been used to reduce inflammation. Proper rest and exercise are important to maintaining a healthy immune system. Medications and surgery may be necessary to repair damaged tissues. The location and severity of inflammation will play a role in what treatments your doctor recommends.

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