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How Do I Break My Own Water
MULTIPLE CAUSES: The only way to remove protein from your urine is to discover the cause and improve or eliminate it. Certain things--fever, heat/cold exposure, strenuous exercise, emotional stress--can cause temporary rises in urine protein. But most of the causes--diabetes, chronic kidney disease, hypertension and heart disease, cancers, certain drugs, etc, are often permanent. No meds would help. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on why you are taking a water pill. Some patients with chronic kidney disease need a diuretic such as lasix (furosemide) to encourage or help the kidney make urine. Your symptoms may be indicative of kidney malfunction which is a common treatable problem-see your doctor for follow up! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a good idea!: Breaking your water at home by yourself is not a good idea. You are likely to introduce infection. Why are you contemplating doing something like that? You should go to a hospital for childbirth. ...Read more
I want my baby now: You do nothing. You do not force this. Once the water breaks you have 24 hours to deliver the child. Anything longer can lead to dangerous outcomes for your baby. Please do not force this natural process to happen any sooner than is safe. Your obstetrician will know when it is safe to 'induce' your labor if you fail to start on your own. ...Read more
See below: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment Consult this site for information on effective home remedies for acne. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
What to do if i can't keep my erection when im going to put a condom on so i think its my sex drive.. How do I increase it?
Emotional issue?: If you're able to get an erection to begin with, then your sex drive is probably ok, and the problem is likely to be emotional. Condoms reduce sensation, and if you have had lengthy, unsatisfying sex with condoms, the act of putting one on might be triggering dread of long, frustrating sex without climax. Try having your lover put it on for you in a sensual manner and/or take it off to climax. ...Read more
Drinking and I got rock salt in my air way I coked for 2min till I got water they were big I can breath I know the ER won't do much will it go away ?
Choked on salt: Hi Gregory626, Rock Salt (NaCl) is fortunately part of the bodies chemistry and so in all likelihood, when encountering water inside the lung, will dissolve. It depends on the size.The larger the piece the more likely it would be to act like a foreign body. FBs in the lung can cause problems, even peanut size. If you develop symptoms like, cough, pain in one area, short breath, see a MD thanks ...Read more
I have a couple scabs on my scalp. how do I know when they're ready to fall of? How long do they take to heal?
Coconut Water: Coconut water is the liquid from immature coconut fruit. It has been used for everything from a medicinal tonic in tropical locations to sports recovery drinks, because it contains antioxidants and important electrolytes, such as potassium. The antioxidants, combined with plant growth hormones and coconut water's ability to quickly hydrate your body make it an excellent substance for skin health. ...Read more
Yes: Eventually. I was able to stop taking rx at age 50. The key is that all acne can be managed. It's a chronic disease that eventually remits. If someone has foolishly denied you access to effective treatment "because you will grow out of it", you have my sympathy. Make a doctor's appointment on your own initiative. ...Read more
My stye popped on it owns what can I do to make sure all the liquid comes out? How can I clean it ? How long should I wait before putting on contacts?
Change cream and/or: Simply change the shaving cream and/or use an electric razor may help. Also, add some skin moisturizer immediately after shaving can help. Minimize/avoid aftershave. If persistent, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
What to do if i dislike water and nearly got myself sick over my refusal to drink it. What can I do?
Water like beverage: is equivalent. Flavored water, gatorade, tea. Alternatively fruit juices are a substitute. If you really can't drink any of these, I doubt this goes on for someone's entire life, and this as a developing symptom would be a reason for evaluation. Medication effects, disorders with fluid accumulation, and psychiatric conditions are potential causes. ...Read more
Hey, actually i take shower after every time i pee, and i dont touch every thing so much. I wash my penis after pee and i afraid to dont do that. I dont handshake with people, becouse people dont wash penis after pee. I dont know what to do. Plz help me a
Fear of germs: Good you maintain good hygiene , it is surprising ,we all have more germs in the body (10 times more genomes in billions ) germs in our gut help us with out good ones in us we will not survive as bad ones will take over for worse Speak to your MD and get over your germ phobia ...Read more
I have a huge blister on my heal. I speed walk daily, how can I treat this blister so I can continue to speed walk without losing days?
Heel Blister: the blister is obviously from your shoes rubbing on your heel, either from ill fitting shoes or socks. You must protect the heel to continue walking. It is best not to remove the skin overlying the blister as it acts as a sterile covering. You can place moleskin around the blister to protect it. I suspect however because of where it is that you are going to have to let it heal to continue. ...Read more
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