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How Do I Get Help To Get Back On My Feet After Prolonged Bedrest In Pregnanct
I been on bed rest for 5 months. I haven't really been on my feet that much. I feel faint if i stand for more than 10 minutes. Can this be the cause?
Yes it could.: You are certianly deconditioned.Cant be sure that's the whole story but that mush bed rest is equivalent to years or aging.Slowly increace your up time. ...Read more
Does pulmonary embolism have warning signs first? I'm not having symptoms but I've been on bed rest and trying to get back on feet slowly.
Chest pain, SOB: Signs of pulmonary embolism include chest pain and shortness of breath. This is an emergency. Preventive steps while on bed rest, aside from taking anticoagulant medication, include frequently flexing and extending the ankles, wearing compression or support stockings, and having the use of a pneumatic compression device. When able, get up and move around as much as possible. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had surgery on a broken foot and am getting some post-OP depression as I can't do anything anymore. 2 weeks of bed rest. How to cope?
After 7 days of bed rest, knee brace and crutches I can't walk with my left leg or put pressure bcs it bends and my foot feels rlly weak is it normal?
Not normal/healthy: either one. With any lack of use of muscles, both our muscles & brain coordination for effective use decline. However, with such limited information, it is difficult to offer much help. Why the rest, brace, crutches in the first place? Build, previous capabilities & activities, known absence of health issues? ...Read more
Prolonged bed rest. Now feel weird to stand-walk. Exhausted. No interest in things. How can I get back to normal life?
Complex approach: There seems to be a few issues going on. You will need to build up both physical and emotional stamina. Physical therapy or rehab should help you with the physical component, psychological support, depression treatment should parallel physical recovery for long term and sustained success. ...Read more
I can not put no pressure on my high ankle spain and its almost been a week and it's tured to the right and I need to get back on my feet a.S.A.P?
Will this transition traumatize my son? I went through a rough divorce that set me back financially. I let my son live with my parents until i could get back on my feet. He has been with them for 16 months. I can now take proper care of him. Will taking h
What can be done to help with my sodium, potassium count to keep from getting dehydrated? What is the count suppose to be? I was in hospital 2 weeks ago for these problems, I am still weak unable to get back on my feet and do normal things. I went to my
Try : Try to find out why you had these problems. Did a medicine cause it or was it related to vomiting, diarrhea? Get a copy of your lab tests to review with your doctor. It shows your levels and the normals. If your levels are normal now and you still have symptoms something else may be causing those symptoms other than the sodium and potassium. Ask your doctor for answers. I hope you feel better. ...Read more
My feet get really cold and sometimes ache, the pain is then spread to my back .What could be the reason?
Hi, when i stand up straight and my feet are together and i lower my head i get a pain around my lower back?
Hmmm: See a chiropractor to see if your alignment is correct. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hello! I got a piece of urchin stuck in my feet while I was surfing. What should I do to get the spine out and remove the poison?
Only as sashimi.: You'll probably not be able to remove the poison. At best, you can destabilize it's chemical structure by soaking it in as hot as you can stand water for an hour. This will break down the poison and help with the pain. You can try to remove larger pieces of the spines with tweezers. To remove the small elements, apply shaving cream and do a slow shave of the area. Even then, you may to be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After walking for a few miles I sit down and have break and when I get back up to walk I have pain in my feet.. More in the heel section.
Heel pain: Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. Proper stretching, formal therapy, icing and anti inflammatory medication, well cushioned shoes, orthotics and sometimes an injection of steroid are treatment choices. You can continue walking if symptoms are tolerable with above interventions but if symptoms persist further workup and evaluation by a specialist may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest: Apply vaseline to blister until healed and try to stay off your feet whenever possible so that they can heal. ...Read more
After using the bathroom i start feeling the pain in my back legs and feet and my feet get cold to every day?
Foot psin: Cold hands and feet can be the sign of hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid gland and iodine deficiency. Have your bloodwork checked. If the leg pains are constant, this could be the sign of iron deficiency anemia, low potassium, low .Calcium or low msgnesium. Get a goid one a say multivitamin. ...Read more
I have tried new orthotics (temporary), but I get burning on the bottom of my feet. Because of heel pain, I can't go back to the old ones. Plz advise.
Further examination.: It sounds like you need to see a Podiatrist so you can get to the bottom of your problem. There are a lot of questions that need to be asked if it is "heel pain" or plantar fasciitis. Add stretching, ice at night and keep shoes on. If no better, see a Podiatrist. Here is some one you can see,,,,, http://www.drsubotnick.com/ Good luck. ...Read more
Whenever my feet get wet or moist the skin on both of my pinky toes turn white. How can I heal the skin back to normal? http://i1300.photobucket.com/albums/ag97/Moody3576/photo21_zps09b7510c.jpg
I stand on a concrete floor 2 days a week for 15 hours a day. My feet are stinging by the time I get home. What can I do to help along w/back ache?
See below: Here are some suggestions: take frequent breaks and stretch your legs. Buy special orthotic pads for the inside of your shoes. Get a floor pad to stand on that is a little soft and so relieves the pain in your back by reducing strain but not too soft that your stance is unstable. Ask your doctor or a physical (or occupational) therapist about where to get it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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