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Today a scar from an abrasion (which got cellulitis) this past june peeled open, and a stabbing/searing pain pulsed in my scar...Is that bad?

Today a scar from an abrasion (which got cellulitis) this past june peeled open, and a stabbing/searing pain pulsed in my scar...Is that bad?

Scar vs. Eschar: Pain secondary to superficial injuries is often more intense than deeper wounds due to close proximity to the nerve endings. That being said often times patients (and physicians as well) see tissue covering active wounds as scar or healed when in fact the wounds are continuing and may worsen or progress. With a history of previous cellulitis this should probably be checked professionally. ...Read more

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I have this heavy feeling in my body, exhaustion, it feels like my brain has its own pulse. The fronts of my legs hurt and I cant keep my eyes open?

I have this heavy feeling in my body, exhaustion, it feels like my brain has its own pulse. The fronts of my legs hurt and I cant keep my eyes open?

Fatigue & Pain: Please see your doctor ASAP or go to your emergency room. Exhaustion and pain need to be diagnosed and treated. You MAY be dehydrated, mal-nourished, or have a thyroid or other hormone imbalance. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I miss my open toed sandals. Will intense pulsed light (ipl) technology kill toenail fungus? I have three very thick yellow toenails on my left foot. They are very ugly and embarrassing. I've tried painting an over-the-counter remedy on my toenails, but I

Laser therapy: I have been using laser fungal now therapy in my office for approximately 2 years. I find that the results are it proximally 70% for fungal clearance for my patients. Toenail fungus can recur in the future if the patient's hygiene is not changed. ...Read more

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Is 55-60 an ok pulse?

Is 55-60 an ok pulse?

Probably: As with most things, the details matter. It needs to be put in perspective. A slow heart can be typical of a well-trained athlete. Or it can be a sign of thyroid disease, heart disease, etc. Any meds or supplements? What time of day? Resting? Ask you DR!!!!!! ...Read more

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Can pain cause pulse to race?

Can pain cause pulse to race?

Yes. It can: Acute intense pain causes the release of adrenaline and thus can increase heart rate, the degree varies based on individual's pain pain tolerance/threshold. Chronic pain may not increase heart rate much as the body (heart) is adapted to such condition over an extended period of time. If your heart is persistently high or excessive, it mayb something else and you should consult your doc. Good lcuk. ...Read more

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Bp 118/81 pulse 69 is normal?

Bp 118/81 pulse 69 is normal?

Seem fine.: With no medical context, those numbers in isolation are fine. ...Read more

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What is a normal pulse ox reading?

What is a normal pulse ox reading?

Pulse oximetry: In a normal healthy person without any underlying heart or lungs issues, a normal oxygen saturation is expected to be at least 95%. ...Read more

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Bp 116/57 pulse 60. Is this too low?

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bp is usually too low if the systolic is less than 90. Pulse rate is usually too low if less than 50. ...Read more

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Is 123/47 with pulse 85 good or bad?

Is 123/47 with pulse 85 good or bad?

If you are vertical,: And not feeling faint or dizzy when you stand I would accept that as an excellent blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is the correct pulse at 54years?

What is the correct pulse at 54years?

60-100 bpm.: Assuming the underlying heart rhythm is normal, a heart rate between 60 and 100 bpm would be considered normal at rest. Would go above 100 temporarily with activity, and may be under 60 at rest in someone who’s athletic. ...Read more

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Pulse 120 Bp 106/98 Is this normal?

Pulse 120 Bp 106/98 Is this normal?

No: The heart rate is too high and the blood pressure has too small of a difference in the top and the bottom numbers. You should be evaluated by a physician if these numbers are accurate. ...Read more

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Wat is the normal pulse beat for males?

Wat is the normal pulse beat for males?

60-100 bpm.: Assuming the underlying heart rhythm is normal, a heart rate between 60 and 100 bpm would be considered normal at rest. Would go above 100 temporarily with activity, and may be under 60 at rest in someone who’s athletic. ...Read more

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How is the pulse measurement performed?

How is the pulse measurement performed?

At wrist: Typically pulse is measured at wrist by compressing the radial artery until a clear beat is felt. To be perfectly accurate when reporting beats per minute one should measure or a minute, but most will measure for 15 seconds and multiply by four. The pulse could also be counted anywhere the heartbeat can be felt - neck, chest, legs, abdomen, etc. Wrist is just easy. ...Read more

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How do you properly check someone's pulse?

How do you properly check someone's pulse?

Radial pulse.: Feel for the radial pulse in your wrist (feel with fingertips as they’re more sensitive than other parts of your fingers). Pulse is located on the outer part of the wrist when your palm is facing the ceiling. Once you feel the pulse, count the number of beats in 15 seconds and multiply by four. Or in 30 seconds and multiply by two. Or just count them all in 60 seconds. ...Read more

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I have a pulse 124 is this normal at 1am?

I have a pulse 124 is this normal at 1am?

In general no: Dear derp, a pulse of 124 beats per minute if it is accurate is high for being at rest. It could indicate an underlying heart rhythm problem and it is best to have it checked out. ...Read more

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What is normal pulse for 56 year old woman?

What is normal pulse for 56 year old woman?

Normal pulse: The normal pulse for adult male or female is between 60 to 100 per minute irrespective of age. ...Read more

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Bp-108/68 pulse 58, is this a good reading?

Bp-108/68 pulse 58, is this a good reading?

Perfect Health: This is evidence of very perfect heart health. ...Read more

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Is there any incorrect ways to take a pulse?

Is there any incorrect ways to take a pulse?

Yes: Don't take a pulse with your thumb. You can end up counting your own pulse. ...Read more