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How To Remove Back Seat
I'm curious if a car seat that had my Mom's cushion she used 4 incontinence that was removed 6 months back could have transferred ecoli that's alive?
Ecoli on car seat:
Hello! Odd question. MOST LIKELY NOT. But you still have option to wipe seat with Chlorox wipes and that will kill every thing in sight! And hopefully your Moms habit was to sit on the cushion CLOTHED, and thirdly, bugs in DRY WARM SUNNY spot die quick!
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Office Supply store: Go to an office supply store and try sitting in several of them to see how they feel to you. Since everyone is different you need to find the chair that fits you best. If you spend most of your time in this chair don't scrimp on it; it is an investment as important as the right car. You want good support for the back with your feet flat on the floor and no pressure on the back of the legs. ...Read more
Patches: This is tough to answer without seeing the patches. Are they light, dark, dry, itchy, red, etc. Too many various "patches" to diagnose and treat without seeing. If they are red or dry, use a heavier moisturizer after bathing. Let your doctor take a look to be sure... ...Read more
Consider: Suggest stretching before and get up frequently for 15 seconds to stretch during prolonged sitting. Stretch neck, mid and lower back. Maintain good posture with a chair with good arch support or pillow. Have good lighting and make sure your reading glasses prescription is accurate so you aren't bent over like a "c" and strain your neck and back muscles. Consider a chiropractic visit for adjustment. ...Read more
Genetic disease: The honest ethical ENT surgeon should emphasize that surgery for nasal polyposis will improve your quality of life significantly. But the polyps will recur depending on how aggressive your surgeon is and how much of the disease is left behind. There is much evidence now that this problem is genetic. Regrowth of nasal polyps depends of the thoroughness of the surgery and what meds you take after ...Read more
Rarely: Most previously placed thoracolumbar spinal implants are readily accessible from a posterior surgical approach. There are only a handful of scenarios in which an anterior approach is preferred in the thoracolumbar spine. Be sure that your surgeon has clearly explained the thought process behind recommendations prior to surgery. A second opinion may also be a good idea for any major surgery. ...Read more
Communicate: Two deep measures of a person are (1) how they deal with someone who is upset, and (2) what they do when there has been a misunderstanding. Relationships are more important than being right. You will not really understand another person, or yourself. Friends that are worth having will accept reconciliation. And there are broken relationships that can't be mended. ...Read more
Just had a chalazion removed yesterday afternoon. Can I go back working out the following morning?
My lower back feels still as a cardboard when I get up from my chair after an hour or so of sitting.?
I have brown patches inside inner thighs looks like dirt, don't hurt or itch, just can't remove, it comes back again.?
See your doctor: I recommend seeing your physician. Wishing you the very best! ...Read more
I have been bouncing in a chair since I was a little kid and I always slouched and now I'm having minor back problems what should I do?
Maybe nothing: Almost 60-80 percent of Americans have back pain at some point in their lives. The natural course of untreated back pain can sometimes be quite benign. So if your is mild, you may not need to do anything. The basics are to maintain an ideal body weight, keep your core strong, and avoid smoking. ...Read more
Smoky odor on skin. Dairy products 1 root cause, has been removed from diet. But still comes back now and then. What else can cause it?
Smoky Skin Odor: Are you taking any vitamins or supplements. For example fish oil can cause a fishy smell; garlic supplements smell like, well, garlic. Some foods, such a s asparagus, can cause a lingering odor in the urine. Review your diet and any pills you take with your doctor to get to the root of the problem. ...Read more
Well Recently My Boyfriend & I Have Try Too Start Having A Kid. I Recently Got My BC Removed. So I Took A Ovulation Test It Came Back +?
They are not: Perfect, but tend to show when the normal cycle hormones are highest and most conducive to conception. This at best shows about a 48 hr window. ...Read more
I feel pain on my lower back just above my bottom when I stand up after sitting down on a chair for 30min. Is this a cause to be alarmed?
Needs evaluation: Could be many things, some minor, some concerning. See your doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more
I don't have insurance but I have a large lypoma on my back I would like to have removed. Paying out of pocket, about how much would it cost?
Depends.: On size, location, and each doctor's individual fee schedule. Find a few doctors who do not charge a consultation fee and see what the cost estimates are for surgical removal. A general surgeon or plastic surgeon would be the best at this. Cost are more in california than in the upper midwest. I'd guess about $1000 but without an exam impossible to say. ...Read more
Middle right side of pain in back when I get up out the chair, pain when I reach over my head and pain when I bend foward, what could this be?
Arthralgias: It sounds like you have at least general arthralgias and "joint pains." there are numerous causes, so you should see a dr. To get properly DX and treated. ...Read more
I've got a small splinter stuck on back of my head and can't get it out, does the body remove it by itself, and what could happen if it does not?
You may get an infxn: While your body can remove a splinter, we typically like to remove them as they may contain foreign material or contamination that could also cause an infection. I would recommend that you see a health care provider in person to assess. ...Read more
I had my gallbatter removed three days ago. I am feeling the same awful pain as before the surgery, but its on the left side and in my back. Why?
See your doctor...:
If you are having severe pain after surgery you need to see your surgeon to figure out what is going on.
During a laparoscopic removal of the gallbladder the abdomen is filled with gas and this can cause shoulder and back pain post-operatively. But this pain could also be a sign of pancreatitis. ...Read more
6 months unemployed all do is lay in bed or ait in chair barely eat due to not being hungry 6'2 down to 105 pounds best way to gain appetite back?
Please see doctor!: Please -- you need to see your doctor with these symptoms. You sound very depressed, and there could be other reasons for your weight loss as well. I see that you're taking "antivan" but this is not a suitable treatment for depression if this is going on. If you have no health insurance, you can also find a low cost clinic to be seen via: http://www. Needymeds. Org/free_clinics. Taf be well! ...Read more
I had endometriosis back in 1989 and it was supposedly removed but I'm still having symptoms, do I still have it bc I'm not taking any meds for it?
Say you got the surgery done and the pit was removed, no issues with it at all, 8 years later it pops back up and there is no hole for the pit to drai?
It can return: Go to your MD for excisionGet a more detailed answer ›