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Peeling Paint In Home (Definition)

Lead is found in: * House paint before 1978. Even if the paint is not peeling, it can be a problem. Lead paint is very dangerous when it is being stripped or sanded. These actions release fine lead dust into the air. Infants and children living in pre-1960's housing (when paint often contained lead) have the highest risk of lead poisoning. Small children often swallow paint chips or ...Read more


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Are there supplements that can help severe back pain after a weight lifting injury?

Are there supplements that can help severe back pain after a weight lifting injury?

Maybe: There may be supplements available for musculoskeletal pain but first see your family doctor, internist or orthopedic surgeon. Severe pain could indicate something serious and it would be wise to first confirm the diagnosis before implementing any treatment, supplement or traditional. ...Read more

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What can be done to help or ease back pain from an injury?

What can be done to help or ease back pain from an injury?

Conservative care: Generally you will start with conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching) and anti-inflammatory medications. Progressive return to activity as well as ice for the first few day, followed by heat, are also recommended. See a physician if your symptoms continue to persist, or if they worsen. ...Read more

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Could a tailbone injury cause permanent back pain?

Could  a tailbone injury cause permanent back pain?

Can but unlikely!: You can fracture your coccyx, or bruise the lower portion of your back. Both usually remit with time! ...Read more

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Is aqua therapy effective in helping disc/back pain and injuries?

Yes: Aqua therapy can be very effective in treating back pain/injuries. As you understand, our spinal column is our primary weight bearing structure, so when it becomes diseased, its weight bearing ability diminishes and prior demands now become uncomfortable. Aqua therapy takes upon itself the gravity factor and relieves your back that way. ...Read more

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How to help with chronic lumbar back pain without any prior injury?

How to help with chronic lumbar back pain without any prior injury?

Back exercises: Start with a back exercise program called "williams flexion exercises". A physical therapist can help you with this and can also apply different modalities of therapy. An evaluation by an orthopaedist will help determine the cause of your back pain. ...Read more

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Could chronic low back pain that started with an injury fully heal?

It Can Heal: However, chronic low back pain may rear its ugly head every so often. You may be able to reduce the pain to enjoy most everything you do but you may need to be proactive with maintaining an exercise and core strengthening regimen and may even need periodic interventional treatments to keep the pain controlled. ...Read more

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Is it possible for chronic low back pain that started with an injury to fully heal?

Is it possible for chronic low back pain that started with an injury to fully heal?

Chronic back pain: It depends on the extent of the injury, type of injury, the care and rehabilitation received, motivation of the patient. A good doctor and team of specialists are extremely helpful to guide you. ...Read more

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Can a back injury you recovered from as a child later make you have extreme back pain as an adult?

Can a back injury you recovered from as a child later make you have extreme back pain as an adult?

Depends: It depends on the severity of the injury and the age at the time. If the injury damaged the growth areas of the spine and lead to deformity or there was damage to the disk or joints, that could cause problems later in life. ...Read more

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I was pain-free when i went to bed but had lower back pain this morning. Same mattress...Possible cause? Do not recall any injury yesterday.

"Sleep wrong": Assuming you have only back pain, done nothing physically unusual in the preceding few days, and are not menstruating/ovulating, then most likely your sleep position strained your back or compressed the facet joints in the back of your spine. Either way, such pain should be short-lived. If it isn't, something else is wrong. ...Read more

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I have lower/middle back pain also hurting my thighs(mainly the front). I have not had any injuries. I have been told different by many doctors. ?

I have lower/middle back pain also hurting my thighs(mainly the front). I have not had any injuries. I have been told different by many doctors. ?

Drs may give u: Different diagnoses based on their assessment.Back pain among young people like u is usually muscular in origin. Of course, there are many other possibilities like arthritis, slipped disc, pinched nerve, scoliosis etc. Imaging studies may help pinpoint the exact diagnosis. Get reassurance from all of them.http://www.m.webmd.com/back-pain/default.htm. ...Read more

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I have a back pain. The moment i run or do anything strenuos my back aches. Its the lower back left side and also in the centre. Could it b a injury?

I have a back pain. The moment i run or do anything strenuos my back aches. Its the lower back left side and also in the centre. Could it b a injury?

Back pain: Sudden impact exercises can cause injury to the back---a sprain / strain type injury. Best is to have a warm up routine or simple frequent stretches before taking on anything with high impact. ...Read more

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Back pain after a fall?

What is the question: Back pain after a fall can happen. Please ask a more specific question. ...Read more

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Blurry Vision And Eye Pain (Definition)

Blurry vision means vision is not clear: letters on 20/20 eye chart are not clear. Could be due to: need glasses, astigmatism; dry eye/tear film; cataract/lens changes; retinal, optic nerve, brain issue. Most common due to need for glasses or tear film issue. If also have eye pain, could be from dry eyes but have Pentacam to rule out narrow angle: see [email protected] ...Read more


Pain Pump (Definition)

Pain pumps are electric, battery powered or newer spring loaded devices used to administer pain medications. These can include intravenous or peri neural locations and can infuse narcotics, anti inflammatory medicines or local anesthetics. They can be set to allow for patient control or be controlled by trained personnel. They can range in size and ...Read more