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Bronson Battle Creek
Several: Creakiness in a joint can be a bony abnormality, fluid build up, or soft tissue injury such as tendinous or ligamentous. Maintain your activity, ice the joint if it's hot or sore, and occasionally Acetaminophen or an NSAID could be used for pain. Creakiness typically goes away though. ...Read more
? JOKE?: Ho, ho, ho. If this a joke, as it appears to be, save the space for something more serious. ...Read more
Yes: I agree that swimming is wonderful exercise for pregnant swimmers. However, our world's water is not as clean as it once was. Here is a site with lots of information about recreational use, risks, hygienic issues, safety of pools, lakes, rivers, oceans, etc: http://www. Cdc. Gov/healthywater/swimming/index. Html also heed local health department alerts about toxins, infections, outbreaks of illness. ...Read more
Could you tell me what are some common illness causing parasites/microorganisms found in creek water?
Giardia lamblia: Giardia infection is a waterborne infection and is caused by parasites found in streams and lakes. The giardia parasite is a common intestinal parasite. The most common way to become infected with giardia is after swallowing contaminated water. To help diagnose giardiasis, your doctor is likely to test a sample of your stool. Doctors usually treat giardiasis with Metronidazole /flagyl. ...Read more
My knee is making weird creeking/popping sounds when I bend it, is this something to worry about there is little to no pain, just weird sounds
I cut my the ball of my foot in a creek today. Not much bleeding and not very deep can see what looks like fat though. How do I go about treating it?
Ya feel lucky? Do Ya: Well, if your cut is not bleeding much and is not very deep, then you are probably not seeing fat. This could be the best thing going for you. Clean it well with soap and water, apply a topical antibiotic and cover it with an appropriate bandage. Keep an eye on it for the next couple of days. If you see signs of redness with pain, you need to have it treated by a doctor. ...Read more
Up on Cripple Creek.: Depending on the severity of the cut, either handle it yourself or get to an urgent care for treatment. If capable, clean the wound with soap and water being careful to clear the wound of all debris. Apply a antibiotic ointment and sterile compression dressing. You need to check with you physician to determine when you last tetanus booster was. A dose of antibiotics may also be in order. ...Read more
Why does my knee creek everytime I squat? I'm only 19 and weigh 51kg. I'm not active in sports but I decided to start some jogging and exercises lately
Squeaky Joints: In many individuals, especially those starting a new routine, it is common for cracks/creeks/other noises to occur without significant injury. This is due to the body's natural compensation mechanisms (or lack of). In people that are regularly active, their muscles, tendons, joints, etc. Develop cushions, bone remodeling, and muscle bulk/tone. If there is significant pain - different story ...Read more
So I have Pica and I ate some brittle grey rock at a creek. I'm wondering if I'll get some type of disease. It left a weird egg taste in my mouth.
Calf feels numb, crampy also twitch in calf and thigh little pain in my calf but almost a pinched feeling not constant went creek wading few days ag?
Muscle vs Nerve: Could either be a strained muscle or a nerve related problem. The numbness points strongly to an effected nerve that travels into that area. If there is back pain as well consider obtaining a MRI of the ls spine to evaluate further. If not, focus on stretching and physical therapy. ...Read more
Hi I had swollen glands. I took all the antibiotics for it. I have noticed I have a creek or something in the right side of my neck?
Lymphadenopathy: Swollen glands are not an indication for antibiotics absent a full assessment of the cause. If you have stiffness or pain in your neck go and get a doctor to examine you if you think it is severe enough, but diagnosing this over the internet without an exam and full history is not possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Would leukimia cause painless muscle twirching when at rest in legs. And neck and shoulder aches and creeking and cracking in neck?
No: You also asked about these symptoms being caused by brain tumors, right? Why are you focused on catastrophic diseases that aren't related with these symptoms. Careful what you read or listen to from either the internet or friends. Cracking occurs in every joint of the body and is of no consequence 99% of the time. Same with muscle twitching...insignificant clinically in over 95% of cases. ...Read more
Creek water got up my nose yesterday. Left nostril swelling. Was shallow, warmish water. Freaking out about brain eating amoeba. Should I worry?
Very, very low risk: There have been NO case-reports of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri in Kentucky between 1962–2016. ...Read more
Creek water got up my nose. Shallow, warmish water. Left nostril kinda swelling a bit. Should I be worried about brain eating amoeba? Or anything else
Very unlikely: While creek water can carry a number of possible infectious agents including parasites and amoeba, in otherwise healthy individuals with normal immune systems, a serious infection from these would be unlikely. However, if your nostril continues to swell, becomes red, or you have worsening pain or any drainage/pus, see your doctor right away. ...Read more
Husband has COPD due to black lung and thinking of moving from va to fl. How would living near the ocean affect his lungs. Husband use to live near a creek and his physician told him to move.
Visit Fl (&Az) first: If not hi-humidity where are now in va, don't up-n-move just yet. Wait for "worst" time of year for his symptoms, likely mid-summer, & go visit fl. It is likely more humid, which might help, but may worsen his symptoms. Might also try opposite end & visit s/w us (az/nm...) in summer & see if dry is better for his situation. ...Read more
Multiple facial fracture, broken jaw, broken nose my fiance was attacked saturday, march 3, 2012. His face was kicked in and he has multiple facial fractures, broken jaw and a broken nose. He is creek indian with only indian health coverage, which is incr
This is such a tough situation to be in, and I hardly know how to begin to address the issue, that doesn't come over as just clinical and cold. Your man needs really good maxillo-facial surgical care now, immediately, no waiting. Misaligned and crushed tissue in the face starts to set and repair quickly, and he has got to have all the right x-rays and planning done as soon as is possible.
Good medicine in not free! It is nobody's right to have medical care, and whether or not you have insurance, which just gets in the way and while sharing the financial load, creams 30% of the user medical dollars away from being used to treat people, urgent care needs to be acquired by what ever mean you can get it.
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Dr neil mcleod dds
dentistry that lasts - quality that counts. ...Read more
Of course, yes: Every family is different but relationships can always be strengthened and renewed. Furthermore, therapy may not be necessary depending on whether parent (s) and kids are able to communicate clearly and effectively. People, especially kids, are very resilient. It will not always be easy but it will be worth it. ...Read more
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Sure: Keep accountable. Weigh yourself once a week so you know where you are. We like to lie to ourselves about how much we are eating once we get to our goal weight. Wear fitted clothes so you can feel when you are gaining weight. Have an eating plan for each day. Exercise at least 5 days a week. Make goals and rewards for yourself even if you don't have more to lose. It is a battle! ...Read more
Used to have eating problem. Struggling again. My husband doesn't know my past but is worried and making me eat. I'm battling making myself sick.?
Recurrence of eating: Disorders in later adult life is often associated with depression & anxiety. In your other query to HT, you revealed depression over your son's illness. You reported anorexia, restricting calories to 700/day & now bulimia, both of which endanger your health & life. Tell your GP & your husband at the same time during an office visit. Seek referral to a team of specialists in eating disorders. ...Read more
Its a nasty battle for me tto get through every day. Hysterical wars of extreme emotion highs and lows changing by the minute, or the trigger. Can I ever be normal? Or should I just die?
What you describe is normal for some people who have various types of mental illness - anxiety, depression bipolar disorder type 1 or 2, or hormones that need adjusting. Given that they are extreme swings, you would best treated by a psychiatrist. Medication to restore chemical brain balance can give you access to a life without the super highs and super lows of your emotions.
Life is worth it! ...Read more
I understand your intense anxiety.
Do not become victim of anxiety.
Make commitment to yourself to be Captain of your thoughts, feelings and actions.
Anxiety can be overwhelming and interfere with your school, work, relationships and hobbies.
Believe in healing powers of your body and mind.
See a Psychiatrist for Therapy and medication.
Use Music, Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, and Yoga. ...Read more
Keep a routine:
Have a bedtime routine. Remember babies learn by association, so if the last thing he remembers is being rocked to sleep, that is what he will expect as this is what he knows.
Place the baby in his crib when he is sleepy and avoid rocking or feeding right before you put him to sleep. Help him develop self soothing skills. Be patient, he is just learning and it will take a bit of time. ...Read more
Can you tell me how to help my wife cope & live a productive life while battling debilitating migraines?
Migraine treatment: Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps. ...Read more