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Doctor insights on: How To Treat Cramping When On Hemodialysis

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How can I manage pain when on suboxone?

How can I manage pain when on suboxone?

Suboxone & Pain: Many pain management doctors also specialize in addiction medicine or prescribe suboxone. You're needs may be best served by finding such a doctor in your area. There are lots of options. Gaining control of your perception of pain is one key. ...Read more

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How to treat headache when pregnant?

How to treat headache when pregnant?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): You may use tylenol (acetaminophen) throughout pregnancy for mild headaches. If they persist or are severe you need to see your doctor to rule out other more serious causes of headache including preeclampsia in later trimesters. ...Read more

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How to treat leg cramps for toddler, which causes unable to walk? What is the cause of it? How long will it last?

How to treat leg cramps for toddler, which causes unable to walk? What is the cause of it? How long will it last?

Leg cramps: Any cause of leg cramps in a toddler needs to be investigated, especially to rule out infection , tumor(leukemia) or legg perthes disease. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to treat a hamstring cramp?

I need some tips on how to treat a hamstring cramp?

Take some pain meds: Like advil or aleve, (naproxen) a muscle relaxer, massage the h'strings, pt for stretching exercises, and it probably take about 3-6 days to get relief. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat knee pain quickly after using the elliptical?

What can I do to treat knee pain quickly after using the elliptical?

A day of rest: Stretching and rest for 24-48 hours will help. Nsaids, if your medical condition permits, can also provide relief and help with inflammation. ...Read more

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How come hemolytic-uremic syndrome very damaging to the kidneys, and what can I do to prevent it?

How come hemolytic-uremic syndrome very damaging to the kidneys, and what can I do to prevent it?

See below: Hemolytic uremic syndrome usually develops in response to infection, especially toxigenic e coli. The disease process leads to clogging of capillaries in the kidney and destroying the blood filtration process. Avoiding is by protecting yourself from infection. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hemolytic-uremic-syndrome/ds00876. ...Read more

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How long does inplantion cramps last, and how many days before your cycle are they suppose to happen suppose to come on cycle on the 24?

How long does inplantion cramps last, and how many days before your cycle are they  suppose to happen suppose to come on cycle on the 24?

Implantation: Implantation cramping is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Im 17 weeks pregnant, having really bad hip pain. How long does it take for your hips to spread to where they are supposed to be?

Im 17 weeks pregnant, having really bad hip pain. How long does it take for your hips to spread to where they are supposed to be?

Pelvis: The pelvis bones and structures will slowly change while pregnant and then at 9 months with the delivery can accommodate the birthing process. Small changes take place and your hips and skeletal system will not dramatically enlarge. You may be noticing more "fat and muscle" around your thighs and hips as your pregnancy moves forward. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes "water on the knee"? How long can it take to go away? Why do doctors not want to drain the knee?

What causes "water on the knee"? How long can it take to go away? Why do doctors not want to drain the knee?

Inflammation: This is called a knee effusion and is the result of joint inflammation or damage. As a rheumatologist i strongly favor joint aspiration as it is often very valuable in establishing the cause. Also, a cortisone injection done at the same time can help quite a bit with improvement of the swelling and pain. ...Read more

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How painful is Suboxone induction? How long does the patient need to be in wd before getting relief? What can you expect?

How painful is Suboxone induction? How long does the patient need to be in wd before getting relief? What can you expect?

Not painful: Depends how much opioids you are using its uncomfortable but durable within 5 to 7 days induction is best when no drug use for more than 24 hours. ...Read more

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How to know the difference between implantation bleeding and period? How long does it last? And when can I do a hpt?

How to know the difference between implantation bleeding and period? How long does it last? And when can I do a hpt?

See below: Implantation bleeding may occur 5-10 days after ovulation and is spotting. To do an hpt it is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to treat thrush on nursing mom?

I need some tips on how to treat thrush on nursing mom?

Treat Nipples Too: "How to treat thrush on nursing mom?" Oral thrush is common in young infants and is caused by colonization and overgrowth of yeast in baby's mouth. Yeast is harmless if you have a normal immune system. Nursing moms who are treating their baby's mouth for thrush can apply the same medication to their nipples prior to nursing to eliminate yeast colonization of the skin on and around the nipple. ...Read more

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How can I tell when is the ovulation period?

How can I tell when is the ovulation period?

Calculate: One good way to figure it out is to use an ovulation predictor chart or an ovulation predictor kit. When it happens is related to how long your cycle is. If you have a 28 day cycle it may be days 13 to 15. ...Read more

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What can I do to to prevent bloating while on period?

What can I do to to prevent bloating while on period?

Bloating: Bloating prior to or during your period is often due to fluid retention & slower digestion (constipation). To decrease bloating avoid salt intake (including prepackaged foods), increase water intake (to flush the body & reduce constipation), consider magnesium or calcium supplements (with your physician’s approval) or otc medications that include a diuretic such as midol. ...Read more

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Are 3 by 5 mm kidney stones painful when they are on the way to come out and how long does it take for it to start coming from the kidney?

Are 3 by 5 mm kidney stones painful when they are on the way to come out and how long does it take for it to start coming from the kidney?

See below: Yes, they can be very painful. As size increases, it is less likely to pass on its own. A good rule of thumb is that a 5 mm stone will pass 50% of the time. This decreases to 10% at 9 mm. ...Read more

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So i had to take the morning after pill and i'm wondering when the side effects are going to start and how long their going to last?

So i had to take the morning after pill and i'm wondering when the side effects are going to start and how long their going to last?

May have none.: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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How can I know when it is right to use heat or cold on pain?

Heat or ice?: Usually, if it is an acute injury or a joint problem, ice is better. If it is muscle strain or a chronic muscle problem, then heat would be more effective in controlling the pain. ...Read more

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How can I treat for liquid around the heart?

How can I treat for liquid around the heart?

Heart: You need a physician to be seeing and treating you first to know the cause and then for the treatment. ...Read more

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How long usually last urination retention after surgery or medications and way to treat it.

How long usually last urination retention after surgery or medications and way to treat it.

URINARY RETENTION: It depends on the type of surgery, drugs or other issues surrounding the same. Many men have bladder issues that they didn't know about pre-operatively. And they are worsened by the meds or surgery. Often, after a trial of voiding is failed, your doctor will recommend cathing yourself to try and cycle the bladder along with prostate and bladder neck relaxing medications. ...Read more