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How Should I Take Care Of The Diaphragm
It depends: There are many technical components and individual variations to take into consideration. Initial discomfort may be over in 1-2 wks if done via scope, 4-6 wks for open. However, optimal healing stability is around 3 months - longer if you have complications or comorbidities. ...Read more
Can I wear my diaphragm every day? And just take it out when I shower? Will I get TSS from doing this?
No: Diaphragm is not likely to cause TSS. You may need to be concerned about other infections like yeast from keeping the diaphragm in for a long time. You can try it, May I add that it is more effective if you use the diaphragm with a spermicidal and using that every day and leaving it in all day may not be a good thing. You may want your partner(s) to wear condom to prevent infections. ...Read more
9 year old son having occasional pain between diaphragm and rt lung. Difficult at times to take a deep breath. No medical problems?
After i eat i get pain in my diaphragm area and i get a slight choking feeling and feel like I have to take a deep breath doc says not GERD any idea?
Maybe hernia: Large hiatal hernias, also called paraesophageal hernias can cause symptoms like this. This is typically and most easily diagnosed with an upper GI contrast study. See your primary care provider to find out more. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Can silent GERD & IBS pressure make breathing difficulty? I have to take deep breaths or burp a lot to relieve pressure? Dr said my diaphragm causing
I'm 42 with 25 day cycle using diaghram with gynol. Missed the gynol but used the diaghram on day 13. Going away day 23-25 wanted to take Aygestin (norethindrone). Do I need to be concerned of pregnancy so therefore avoid progestin?
Before intercourse: Use contraceptive jelly inside the diaphragm and around the rim. Place it before intercourse and leave it in until 6 hours after. Use more jelly in the vagina if you get inspired and have intercourse again but don't remove it to refresh the jelly. Take it out in the morning if you fall asleep. ...Read more
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