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Floor Sleeping Mat
I fell trying to fix mats in my horses stall and landed on my head. I haven't been able to sleep the front of my head hurts. Could this be concussion?
Concussion is: A clinical diagnosis (no lab, w-ray, etc) and insomnia is one symptom. Irritability, difficulty focusing, personality changes, dizziness, ringing in ears, nausea, mild anorexia are others which in combination signify a potential concussion. If you have had for a while see your doctor for advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What other tummy time methods can I try with my baby besides being on the floor over a mat/blanket? She does tummy on tummy, over my thighs & footbal.
Tummy time...: Sounds like you have it pretty much covered. As a reminder, tummy time is intended to be done as a "play time" when your baby is awake (sleep should be on back). Is your question implying that you don't wish to do tummy time on the floor? Sometimes babies fuss a bit about this, but if you put some toys out for her to look at and lay down next to her to play it is usually more enjoyable for all. ...Read more
11mo old fell off bed to tile floor it is 430am now he fell off around 4 he cried but stopped i'm so worried what do I do i'm not letting him sleep?
Go to ER: You should take him to the nearest er to ave him examined. He may or may not need further evaluation based on the initial assessment, but you should have him assessed. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the condition of the basement. If there are rats, insects, or spiders crawling around -- or if it's moldy with little ventilation -- it's not safe. Some basements are nicely finished off though, and are perfectly dry and clean places to be and to sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and no: It really depends on the overall health of the individual. For some people it is comfortable and for others with joint problems it could be downright painful. Most cultures in the history of mankind and many today sleep on mats on the floors or carpets, so a lot could be cultural and personal preference. It is amazingly hard to find any scientific information on this. ...Read more
I spent the night at a friends house and had to sleep on the floor and her house wasn't very clean and now I have bumps everywhere on my body even my?
Need exam: Unable to give advice from your description. Exam is needed to make DX and suggest treatment if needed. ...Read more
What to do if i like to sleep on the floor because it lets me sleep like a baby, but is it good for me?
It' fine: As long as you are comfortable which you seem to be since you are sleeping like a baby. ...Read more
Didnt give much thought to the severe back and neck pains because i was confident that they were the result of having to sleep on the floor or in cars?
Please clarify: Unfortunately i see no question here. Pain needs to be evaluated with an exam in person. ...Read more
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