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Can I Work While I Have Cellulitis
I have facials cellulitis and was wondering if I should go into work. I work in the oilfields I have redness, pain, and swelling
You : You need to find out the nature of your problem, and if truly cellulitis, get definitive treatment. There are several other possibilities, such as contact dermatitis, that would also require medical treatment. Seek care immediately at an urgent care clinic or emergency department. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure why not?: Certainly one must feel safe and secure whether workng with horses , driving a car or stepping out o fthe house in bas weather. But if you are not hurting yourself with severe pain and you feel safe dong it them why not, no one can say you won't have an injury or an issue, certainly you need to speak one on one with your pcp or provider to make sure its all ok at whatever stage or location it is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have IBS and I take tablets regularly when I have a flare up but recently I seem to be getting really bad collic from it? Any ideas how to help?
IBS flare: Most people are able to distinguish their "typical" IBS flare symptoms from something else. If you think you developed new symptoms, it might be a time to make an appointment. Otherwise, in typical flare, you can continue current medications. ...Read more
What type of workout: Most eye infections are limited to the outside of the eye and in almost all cases, as long as you are being treated you can exercise. More importantly than whether you can exercise is the type and location of exercise. It is not a good idea to swim or share gym equipment if you have an infection, since you can transfer it to others. You should ask your eye doctor about your specific infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On biaxin (clarithromycin) for a sinus infection how long does it take to work I have been on it for 5 days, I am not getting better, i feel like I am getting worse.
I have diabetes and i don't take insulin but i was wondering what can I do to prevent it from getting worse?
Exercise and diet: That's an excellent question, and one that my motivated patients frequently ask me! exercise is a great way to reduce blood sugars naturally - i usually recommend a combination of aerobic exercise (walking, zumba, whatever you enjoy) and some wt lifting to get the muscles burning glucose too. Also, cut out any refined carbs and sugar in diet and limit fruit. Check your blood glucose each am! ...Read more
I think i may have an ear infection and its killing me what do I need to do I have a prescription for sudogest 30mg and prednisone 20 mg can I take?
See a doctor: Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant and will not treat infection if that is the issue. The pain may be due to pressure built up in the middle ear and Pseudoephedrine and Prednisone may relieve some symptoms, but without knowing the cause for the pain or the etiology of infection if present you had better see a professional. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and tofay around 11am I went to pick up my med but I havent taken my med and I want to take it when can I take after how many hr?
Thyroid: You should take your thyroid med at bedtime - at least one hour after your last meal. ...Read more
I have a back problem l5.lately at night I get so stuff it hurts to move my legs. What can I do? I take anti-inflammatory I went PT and I do exercises
You could have--: -spinal stenosis. a sign is that the distance you walk at 1 time gets shorter as the years go by, and you find you have to rest a while due to leg pain, and then get going again. I would see a fellowship trained spine surgeon. I prefer ortho, but I am prejudice. also do well with neurosurgeon. ...Read more
I am being tested for polycythemia vera. Doc thinks I have it. If I do have it and since i didn't start treatment yet, can I still get a nose job?
I have just woken up and I am struggling to breath . I have used my pump but is not working . What else can I do ?
I was diagnosed as having fibromaylgia....It hurts to just walk sometimes and I have zero energy..What can I do to reverse pitt?
I have an extreme case of eczema. I have a hard time going to sleep I because itch and I scratch. what should I take so I can sleep better?
I can't sleep i feel like im going to vomit I have already once today and I have has a sressful day what can I do to get some sleep?
I am 41years old. I did not have problems with my knees until I moved in my apartment because I have stairs. What can I take or do to stop?
Several things to do: I suggest seeing your doctor to consider an X-ray of one or both knees. At 41, there may be a component of arthritis present. Aside from that, if you are carrying a bit of extra weight, work on losing bodyfat. You can also work on strengthening the thigh & hamstring muscles which directly impact the knee joint. Also consider anti-inflammatory supplements like fish oil, curcumin, and boswellia. ...Read more
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