Top
20
Doctor insights on: Ford Focus Fuel Pump Recall

Share
4

4
Been drinking energy drink called g fuel for the passed few days today the time I normally drink it, I couldn't focus n I was a dizzy/light headed.

Been drinking energy drink called g fuel for the passed few days today the time I normally drink it, I couldn't focus n I was a dizzy/light headed.

Heart palpitations: these energy drinks can sometimes cause rapid heart rates or palpitations, which could cause dizziness. If this happens often, would avoid this one. ...Read more

5

5
When are the best times to pump?

When are the best times to pump?

When you can: It depends on why you are pumping. If you are engorged, pump until your breast is compressible before the start of the feeding. If you exclusively pump, try to pump 8-12 times a day. If you are pumping or build your supply or store milk for future use, after nursing is a good time. You don't ever have to pump- since the best "pump" is the baby, but if you have a reason to, pump whenever you can. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
How do I prepare to start pumping?

How do I prepare to start pumping?

See link: The mayo clinic has some good advice on breast pumping tips, ... http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/breast-feeding/fl00120. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Should I pump on one side at a time?

Should I pump on one side at a time?

Yes: Yes, but only because pumping both simultaneously sounds like something only a circus acrobat could do unassisted. On the other hand, suckling twins simultaneously is doable. Tricky, but doable. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
I would like some information about insulin pumps..?

I would like some information about insulin pumps..?

Helpful: Insulin pumps are most helpful in type1 diabetics who eat frequently throughout the day, have tendency towards high sugars in the morning due to "dawn phenomenon", and/or are unable to achieve good control despite multiple injections of Insulin daily. The pump provides a "basal" rate of Insulin that can be adjusted throughout the day. You still need to tell it when you eat and how much Insulin to do. ...Read more

10

10
How do I know exactly what happens when you get your stomache pumped?

How do I know exactly what happens when you get your stomache pumped?

A large tube: Is placed into your stomach through your nose or mouth. Then a large amount of water is poured into the tube and the contents are sucked out. This is repeated until there is nothing in the stomach. It is an unpleasant experience. ...Read more

11

11
What are boob pumps?

What are boob pumps?

Not sure what u mean: A breast pump can be purchased after having a baby to help promote milk production. They are available are large retail stores. There are also pumps that are sold under the false impression that they will increase breast size. These are scams and should be avoided. ...Read more

12

12
How do vacuum pumps work?

How do vacuum pumps work?

Vacuum phenomenon: By placing a tube over the penis and drawing negative pressure, blood is pulled into the penis's cavities and an erection occurs. A constricting band is deployed over the base of the penis trapping the blood and sustaining the erection. When no longer needed, the constricting band is removed and the penis should return to the flaccid state. Just physics. Hope not to leave you up in the air! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
How can I pump enough milk?

How can I pump enough milk?

Pump after feedings: To pump out more milk, one can try pumping after each feeding. Be sure to pump five times a day, if not after every feeding. Try massaging the breasts during pumping, to empty out as much of the milk as possible. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
14

14
How much milk should I pump?

How much milk should I pump?

What you have: The more you pump the better your breasts will feel afterwards. Also it will stimulate your body to continue to make more milk as your baby grows older and needs more to eat. Pump until your breasts feel soft and there are no hard areas. Using a double electric pump this often only takes about 15 minutes. Manual pumps will take longer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
What is "pumping and dumping?"

What is "pumping and dumping?"

Discarding milk: This phrase means a woman will pump her breastmilk and then immediately discard it. This is typically done if a woman is worried about something passing through her milk to her baby. For example, many women will "pump and dump" if they have had more than 1 alcoholic drink. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Is it ok to pump milk in advance?

Is it ok to pump milk in advance?

Yes: Make sure your baby is well fed and you are a good milk producer. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
17

17
When are pain pump used for pain?

When are pain pump used for pain?

Severe pain: Typically for severe intractable cancer pain or pain from other conditions such as low back pain that is not well controlled by other means. ...Read more

18

18
Is it complicated to use a diabetic pump?

Is it complicated to use a diabetic pump?

No: But it is time consuming to learn how. Many doctor's offices are not equipped to handle pumps. Talk to your doctor and find out how comfortable he/she is in teaching - or have him refer you to a diabetes pump center. ...Read more

19

19
Are there different types of insulin pumps?

Are there different types of insulin pumps?

Yes: There are many companies making different pumps. Some have tubes, other are tubeless. They come in different colors, size and shape. Talk to your doctor for a referral to a pump nurse and he/she can lay out all the pumps for you and discuss each pump's pros and cons. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Is it safe to pump before the baby is born?

Is it safe to pump before the baby is born?

Wait !: Pumping could induce uterine contractions and premature labor. In addition, for the first 72 hours you produce colostrum, which is really important for the baby. You want the baby to get the colostrum right away and you don't want to waste that, or have the baby get it later. ...Read more