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Arnica In Labour
I have severe bruising 24 hours after Juvederm lip injections.. What will help most to speed healing. Arnica gel, bromelain pills, heat or cold packs?
When pregnant, can your doctor detect herbal labor inducers, like cotton root bark, during or after labor ?
Purpose : Your physician is trying to help you and your newborn to have uncomplicated delivery. By withholding information from your physician you can harm yourself and your child. ...Read more
Is oil massage and applying pain relief oilments / creams of any use for join pains & swelling in case of Ankylosing Spondylitis ?
Potentially: Yes, they can potentially help. Theain limitation is they do not really get down into the joint where the inflammatory process is occurring, but the nice thing is they can help with pain and usually avoids the side affects associated with taking oral medications. ...Read more
Possible: It can make you feel the cold more than the sciatica in a way tricking your brain into believing the sciatica pain is gone. If that works, wonderful. Likely it will only last until you warm up at which point the pain may return. If you are not getting relief, I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist for other options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can having a bunch of braxton hicks contractions all through your 3rd trimester facilitate childbirth?
My water broke at 23.5 wks cerclage in place, cervix closed, hospital bedrest. Can I carry her to 34 weeks. Steroids & magnesium done. No contracting?
Sometimes: I've personally seen this happen a few times. But sometimes it doesn't work out. . Best wishes! ...Read more
Toothache pain from jaw to ear & eye. How much is too much? I've taken 8 220mg aleve (naproxen) in the past 5hrs+ A LOT of oral benzocaine (20%) & still in pain.
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Not proven: There is one study that proposes, at the molecular level that an excess of oxytocin during birth could cross the infants blood brain barrier in sheep and mice. This was published almost 10 years ago, and as far as i know there has been nothing further. On the other hand there are some studies that are proposing the use of oxytocin to aid in repetitive behaviors seen in the autistic spectrum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would not recommend: Would not recommend you use this -. ...Read more
No, it should not: You should ask the anesthetist or obstetrician any questions you have about the procedure; but the reason it is used so frequently instead of other drugs is that it is so safe. Good luck! ...Read more