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Me-52 yr old female presents with acute ipsilateral sacral pain, l-side, when getting out of bed in the morning. Pain lessened via ambulation. Help!?
Sounds like an: Arthritic or degenerative issue with your low back or even sacroiliac joint. If it eases quickly, just make sure you are exercising regularly and not smoking as well as keeping your weight under control. Otherwise, try some otc medication if no medical reasons not to. If it persists, see your doctor for further guidance. ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
28 y/o female, woke up with gradually worsening calf pain. Not much better with ambulation, and only temporarily relieved with elevation. no prior hx.
I had novasure ambulation done on 12/23 because of bleeding. Slight blood/discharge for 2 weeks after the procedure. Then started seeing blood today.
See primary provider: Advise making appointment with primary provider or gyn. ...Read more
In nursing home 3mo for ambulation help. Daughter was told everyone is dnr, full code is inhumane and they break ribs. Whats best course as healthy 92
Up to you.: It's your life, its up to what you would like. Just because you may be in a nursing home, that doesn't mean you have to be dnr. Yes, sometimes ribs get broken with cpr, but that's a small price to pay if it means living. Full code is not inhumane. Have a talk with your primary doctor and go over these issues that way you have a professional perspective on it. Then decide what you would like. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot injury 4 mo ago.Arch twich and great toe twitches moves post ambulation.Foot continues to swell across ball of foot and arch.Dr will not do more tests. Ideas on how to make it stop appreciated.
Shari -: I do bot understand why your doc refuses to perform any other tests i.E MRI particularly if you still have pain and the current treatment is not helping, you may want to get a new doctor. I don't quite understand the doctors behavior in light of the info you provide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 sxs not to ignore!: Go get help immediately if: 1) Heart attack symptoms--chest pressure, pain, discomfort; pain radiating to back, arm, neck, jaw; sweating; nausea/vomiting 2) Stroke symptoms--weakness; unilateral numbness; confusion; slurred speech; dizziness; trouble seeing or with balance 3) Excruciating headache (worst ever) 4) Unconsciousness of any duration 5) Trouble breathing 6) Severe abdominal pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Big sis always resented me makes holidays horrible for me so I leave early don't want to go to dinner at all this year is that better than leaving mad?
Tough family dynamic: Every family has its issues. Holidays often magnify the underlying problems. There is no right answer for this one. Smiling and being nice often diffuses the other person who may be trying to pick a fight. It sounds like you and your sister need to "talk it out" but christmas may not be the day to do so. Rem, if you get mad then she wins. Go to dinner, smile and try to not let her get to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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