A 24-year-old female asked:
i run about 6-10km 5 times a week and recently my right ankle is sensitive on the outside. it isn't swollen and i can walk on it but it bothers me enough to know it's there. could n tight calve muscle cause this? i have high arches as well. thank you
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Pathology 49 years experience
Repetitive trauma: It is good that you exercise. You may be overdoing it a bit. See if reducing your running helps. Once the ankle feels normal, you may gradually increase your activity, as tolerated.
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Can I bathe my baby when he has tender skin spots on his hands and feet, etc?
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Pediatrics 13 years experience
Yes: It is ok to bathe your baby, even with tender spots or a rash. However if your baby seems really uncomfortable you may want to make an appointment with your pediatrician. Remember babies do not need a bath every day- this could dry out their skin and make it prone to peeling or increased tenderness. Instead, bathe every 2-4 days.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
If you have scabies and run your hands under really hot water, can you burn the mites alive so they die?
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Pediatrics 35 years experience
No.: You'll get burnt before the mites do.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
What can I do to relieve hip pain when I sleep on my side? A pillow between my legs doesn't help.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Try a chiropractor: Try seeing a local chiropractor who is certified for pregnancy care. Many of my patients see a chiropractor to help with back and hip pain during pregnancy. Most say it helps a lot.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Can a silver sulphadiazine topical be used for a diabetic foot ulcer?
4 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: Make sure there is no sulfa allergy.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
I have tingling feet my MRI shows L5 -s1 bulging disc with mid atrophy of some muscles around l5-4-3 . My doctor tingling feet. Are because of and this disc hasn't. Caused it. He gave me nortriptilin is my doctor right? I still have tingling feet and som
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Not usual for disk: With the muscular atrophy and neuritis, it might be best to undergo further testing.
There are many possible causes, including diabetes, autoimmune, endocrine, to mention a few.
At your age, a complete workup is indicated.
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Last updated Nov 14, 2017
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