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can I take event monitor off to shower and put it back on

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Call your doctor: If you think you have infected abrasions, you have to call your doctor because you may require treatment. Letting it fester could give an infection ti ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Holter: Try to get in touch with the operator or technician to make sure the holter is working properly.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Ovulation: Shows on lots for about 3 days .Then negative again.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
22 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Normal Heart Rate: Chloe, The heart rates documented are not outside of the expected norm for someone that age. While an average rate of 85 may be a bit higher than expe ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Change to arm monito: I am not sure whether wrist monitor is appropriate fro you/your body habitus. Buy an arm monitor and the readings will be more reliable.Take the medi ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ian Weisberg
18 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Use a cream and change locations. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can also help
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Talk to your doc!: Ask your doc (the one who ordered the event monitor) what you should do w/your wounds. S/he may want to consider antibiotics. Hopefully, they've col ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Wear it: Wear it during all activities to enhance capture of possible arrythmia.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Wound care: Neosporin is ok for wounds as its essentially triple antibiotic. Sometimes there is a preservative that causes rash in some patients. If you are not ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hashimoto's thyroidi: Hashimoto's thyroiditis causes an underactive thyroid and doesn't generally affect the heart rhythm unlike an overactive thyroid which often does rais ... Read More
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