Why not a Cold Pack

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I have seen user's of Hot Packs ,hot water bottles, heating pads, etc but not any Ice Pack user's that I can recall. I use both and one seems to be as good as the other,,,,,,,,,,any thought's or recommendations on which?


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    Personally for me I would use hot water bottles. Not that I've had to do that with my TN but I have with bad bouts of ear aches, as this would draw out the pain and would always work for me. I couldn't see an ice pack being of any use other than numbing the area maybe.


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    hi!in all the time I've ad TNtype2 I've only ever tried heat pads & boiling hot water bottles,ice seems 2 make the pain much more intense in my case em x
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    I was always lead to believe that cold packs were for bones and hot packs were for soft tissue however when my flare up was bad if I went outside it the cold it would been painful so had to wrap scarf round my face, the thought of cold on my face with TN makes me wince
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