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Avoiding Perineal Tears
Can staying hydrated(drinking plenty of water) prevent hamstring strains,,sprains and tears. Thanks?
Hydration helps: Adequate hydration is a key ingredient toward the prevention of hamstring injury. Adequate flexibility, avoiding impulse contractions, and maintaining muscle balance between hamstring and quadriceps musculature are also all important variables to help prevent injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a tear in anal sphincter muscle occur without tear in skin? Can it heal w/ only kegels and rest, w/o surgery?
Yeast?: Candidiasis (yeast infection) is most likely. Genital herpes could do it, but normally causes blisters or open ulcers, not "micro tears". There are several other possibilities as well, including other infections, allergies, and more. With such severe symptoms you should see a doctor right away for accurate diagnosis, to check for underlying health problems (especially diabetes) and treatment ...Read more
Stool leakage after defecation that lessens by avoiding straining,pain in anterior part of anal canal with pinching feeling&pain in external genitalia?
..Gynecologist asap: 21y/o female says, Stool leakage after defecation that lessens by avoiding straining, pain in anterior part of anal canal with pinching feeling & pain in external genitalia? One should see a gynecologist asap. And if she is sexually active ask Gyne Consult about healthy sexual practices to avoid long term disabling complications. One should not be afraid to protect one's own Health. ...Read more
No effect: Tears supplement the natural tears and relieve symptoms related to this. They have no effect on tear production and will not change the physiological pattern for which tear supplementation is needed. So continue to use tears as needed. ...Read more
Can L4/L5 disc bulge , L5/S1 annular tear with moderate herniation and nerve compression affect my sexual life? Will masturbation aggravate the pain?
Which is better to use for pain in shoulder cause from labral tear type 1 SLAP tear ( hot or cold)?
Shoulder labral tear: Anti-inflammatory medication and regular icing may be beneficial in the first 72 hours or when inflammatory signs are present. This means pain in the morning or pain while resting. Anti-inflammatories may hasten the healing process by reducing the pain and swelling associated with inflammation. ...Read more
Acl tear, p.Horn of m.Meniscus tear, early chondromalacia.Nopain during passive extension but pain extending knee for last 15 degrees against gravity?
Uncertain: If you are experiencing these symptoms from recent injury, old injury, post operative repair, or non-surgical physical therapy. Acute acl injuries in your age group are usually treated surgically while the thinking regarding meniscus repair is in flux between surgical and non surgical. Older or post operative symptoms may require different approaches. Call an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Hip bursitis caused by a tear in gluteus medius tendon MRI showed tear of 23mm ap and 30 mm retraction fluid distension and tears of acetabular lab
Yes: Non preserved artificial tears are often recommended for the treatment of dry eyes in individuals who are sensitive to preservatives. There use can be very frequent (every 30' or so) due to low surface irritation side effects. Just as with any eye drop medication, avoid contamination of the dropper tip. Non preserved drops last generally 1 day, & are best refrigerated in between uses to protect. ...Read more