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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?

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?

Swelling/filler: Swelling after injections is not unheard off. Follow your injectors post procedure instructions which may include using a cool compress. ...Read more

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When pregnant, can your doctor detect herbal labor inducers, like cotton root bark, during or after labor ?

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

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Is oil massage and applying pain relief oilments / creams of any use for join pains & swelling in case of Ankylosing Spondylitis ?

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

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Do cold baths in the sea improve sciatica pain?

Do cold baths in the sea improve sciatica pain?

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 more

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Can having a bunch of braxton hicks contractions all through your 3rd trimester facilitate childbirth?

Can having a bunch of braxton hicks contractions all through your 3rd trimester facilitate childbirth?

As long as: It doesn't cause premature labor, usually it will have your cervix more ripe when u do go into labor , I am sure your doctor will start checking your cervix at 37 weeks or earlier if you are having too many contractions, and the doc can tell u where u are at. ...Read more

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When do women generally go into labor (in terms of weeks)?

When do women generally go into labor (in terms of weeks)?

One third: About one third of women with uncomplicated pregnancies go into labor at 40 weeks (on or very close to their due date) All others go into labor anywhere between 38 and 42 weeks. ...Read more

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Pain in pelvis at 34 weeks means early labor?

Pain in pelvis at 34 weeks means early labor?

Not necessarily: It could be pressure from the uterus/baby. Talk with your doctor if you have marked pain. ...Read more

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Can a castor oil cause labor at 29weeks pregnant?

Can a castor oil cause labor at 29weeks pregnant?

It could.: Although castor oil might be safe when used for starting labor in pregnant women at term, it should not be used without the supervision of a healthcare professional. It is unsafe to use in pregnant women who are not at term since it might bring on labor too early. ...Read more

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Will round ligament pain felt at 37 weeks of pregnancy induce labor?

Will round ligament pain felt at 37 weeks of pregnancy induce labor?

No.: Round ligament pain tyically occurs in the first half of the pregnancy and has nothing to do with braxton-hicks contractions that prepare the mother/uterus/fetus for the labor to come. ...Read more

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Can pitocin (oxytocin) in labor cause autism in children?

Can pitocin (oxytocin) in labor cause autism in children?

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 more

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Gas & air or epidural for labour, which is better?

Gas & air or epidural for labour, which is better?

Sit down with: anesthesiologist or OB doctor to discuss the pros and cons in detail. I cannot cover the necessary considerations with a 400 character limit. I hope you have a healthy baby either way and that all tuns out well. ...Read more

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How effective are chiropractors in healing pain?

Marginal: Chiros offer a satisfying deep massage which temporarily relieves some amount of discomfort. They do not offer cures and therefore cannot "heal" anything. Their best efforts are in lower back pain - again temporary relief only. ...Read more

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Using during labor Epidural . Do Epidural affect the baby?

Using during labor Epidural .
Do Epidural affect the baby?

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