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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Interesting question: Babies should always start their sleep on their back. There should never be any pillow, blanket, bumper or any other material in the bed after weaning ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Catheters: Basically, the one that is most comfortable for you. It is best to have the Foley catheter secured to the outside thigh to reduce traction on the cat ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
On your side: (the one which is most comfortable...a pillow between your legs may be helpful pull your knees up! (FETAL POSITION) REMEMBER whatever HURTS is probabl ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Generally avoiding : Sleeping on your stomach and using a relatively single flat pillow. Sleeping on your back with a pillow beneath your knees or on your side with your ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There is not a "perfect" sleeping position. But many find that sleeping on your side with your knees and hips flexed holding a pillow between the arm ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Comfort is key: While you may read that the left side is preferred, there is no real benefit to that for the vast majority of pregnant women. Whatever position you fi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
Whatever's comfortab: Sleep however you are comfortable. Your body will tell you if you need to move.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Sleep: no position better whatever one helps you sleep better
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wei-shin Lai
18 years experience Family Medicine
Left side: Lying down on your left side puts less pressure on the portal vein on the right which backs up in the blood vessels causing hemorrhoid.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sleep not remedy: Your sleep posture is not the remedy--it would be too easy. Postural exercise may have some benefit. If you have been on steroids there may be some st ... Read More

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