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For some women, the doctor recommends total or partial bed rest during their pregnancy. They may be at high risk for preterm labor or other complications, requiring them to reduce their activity level, stay away from stressful situations, and keep the baby inside as long as possible. If your health care provider orders a dose of bed rest for you - whether it's for one day or for the duration of your pregnancy - you might try these coping strategies to help accept the restrictions ...Read more
Could I have a brachial plexus stretch injury or damage without current compression, if lying down & sleeping provides relief? Neck/shoulder pain
Injured knee torn cartilage front and sides for5 months until seen by doc will elevating icing and hot baths keep it from getting worse?
RICE Protocol: Treatment for knee injuries with torn ligaments/cartilage can vary based on the severity of symptoms. If there is swelling and instability, I would recommend ice to reduce the swelling and elevation. Compression with an ACE wrap or support could be helpful. If there is pain associated and if you can take a NSAID then short course of Advil/Aleve can be tried. Avoid running/athletics. ...Read more
Cold compress: Generally speaking, whenever you have trauma and swelling, whether post op, or accidental - a cold compress should be applied initially. Warm compresses may feel good, but it will cause vasodilation thereby increasing blood flow to the region, potentially increasing the bleeding and tissue swelling of the injured tissue. Cool compresses will help reduce swelling. Staying upright will also help. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Aged 80.he has compression fracture at D12.AND lumbar spondylosis.now he is taking bed rest for past 15 days.how much time required complete recovery?
Compression fracture: Most compression fractures heal in 4-8 weeks. Time, medication, and bracing can all help. Miacalcin (salmon calcitonin) spray can help heal and help pain. If any neurologic signs, he should see pcp. Procedures like vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty can offer significant relief as well. ...Read more
Head injury getting hit with keys to my head not heavy keys but at close range lasceration & 1staple what can cause brain swelling or internal bleed?
Head injury.. Blood pooling in eye blurry vision recurring headache i can't get rid of with Tylenol (acetaminophen) BC powders and Aleve. Help please.
Do i remove an ACE bandage from a bruised swollen knee before going to bed for the evening? Injury contusion on right knee from a slip and fall at work. Right knee was the first body part to hit the pavement. My size is 6'3 3/4, 340 lbs. Xray indicates kn
Pain inner foot & ankle. No injury. Very sore to touch. Swelling. Pain worse at rest & radiate to whole foot & leg. Difficult to weight bear from rest?
Will leg exercises in bed with ankle weights while on bed rest be helpful and keep legs from getting so weak?
Any suggestions relieve pain from neck & head pry due to tension and old spine injury besides lying down? Have cpl stretches but they don't work.
Stress relief: According you your self diagnosis, stress, which is an overly common issue, I have some recommendations. Stretching, use of hot/cold packs, consider massage, yoga, physical therapy, even chiropractic. Look at reducing stress - important. Consider a traction trial at pt, which you can self administer at home if effective. Look at changing your pillow, and try to sleep on your back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could gazing at home led light or ice cold compress on eyes afterwards lead to retina or cornea damage causing blurred vision of bright objects?
Not usually.: But, of course, it depends on how bright the light and how long you stare. Cool compresses are even less likely to cause these problems. If you are having changes in your vision, please see a board certified ophthalmologist in your area for a quick examination. Eye sight is a precious thing, and should be protected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I wear ice pack vest and neck wrap when exercising or going outside in warm weater due to heat hives. any health precautions from this?
My shoulder injured by the heavy jerk, diagnosed as shoulder contusion. Please suggest me some exercise to overcome the problem.
You You must: You must see orthopedist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Watching mobile screen all day from the past month,Increased eye blackouts after standing up from a sleeping position.No other symptoms.Eye Strain?
Some ideas: If postural changes are causing visual symptoms, see your pcp to review. Get blood pressure checked for possible orthostatic changes. Meantime, take breaks from the cell phone. Try to find a healthier balance and make time to be with others face to face. Hope this helps. Take care. ...Read more
Pt hit in eye with a firework, sustained a thermal injury to his anterior eye. He now has a severe deficit of limbal stem cells with min vision. Help!
Eye injury: i would have him see the on call ophthalmologist today. That would be my recommendation. Good luck! ...Read more
It can...: Tanning is the result of the damaging effects of ultraviolet light on the skin. If the eyes are exposed to intense uv light, the surface of the eye (cornea), lens and retina can all be damaged. Skin cancer is the most concerning risk from tanning. I would always wear eye protection when exposed to intense uv light. ...Read more
On reading for >30 mins, playing board games etc, irritating headache in back of head,feeling incapacitated then,24/M;got retina checked;dry eyes;?
Headache s/p reading: Have you checked you TSH, free T4 thyroid may be from that., especially since you are on thyroixine may be too high. Could be eye strain when you checked your retina did they check vision astigmatism , strabismus and eye coordination? Also could,cervical spine strain ,try motrin( if no allergy) dry eyes usually would make you rub your eyes. rarely could be mass or vascular in brain f/u w/doc ...Read more
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