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Terrible pain in the soles of my heels. Why so?

Terrible pain in the soles of my heels. Why so?

Injury: You may have injured your heel and it may be swollen or creating p;antar fasciitis. You should see a doctor if the pain is that bad. ...Read more

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Is pipe tobacco terrible?

Is pipe tobacco terrible?

Try Nicotine Gum: After 3-5 days since one's last use of nicotine, there is no more in the body. Drinking more fluids can help it flush out faster. I encourage some my patients to try switching from cigarettes to nicorette (nicotine gum) gum- 4 mg and the uncoated mint. One chews it different from real gum so read the insert. Once a smoker gets used to the gum and over the cigarettes, the gum is tapered and discontinued. ...Read more

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What are the terrible twos?

What are the terrible twos?

Behavior issues: Terrible twos start before two and they are related to the age group having strong impulse to touch and try everything. They listen to our "no" but do it anyway. As a parent it can be a very trying time. Be patient and persistent in your redirecting their activity. Keep their environment safe and they will need less redirection and therefore less trouble. ...Read more

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When do the terrible twos start?

When do the terrible twos start?

Depends: The twos don't have to be terrible- they are a time of incredible learning and development. But they are also a time when children begin testing their limits and rules. This begins at different ages with different children. Look at this time as a way to foster growth in your child. Set rules surrounding safety, but allow them the ability for creative play and lots of free time. ...Read more

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I have a terrible cold from birth?

I have a terrible cold from birth?

That's not a cold: That's something else, maybe allergies. Colds are caused by viruses and last 3-14 days and then go away. Something really there all the time is another disease or condition. ...Read more

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Terrible stretch marks, need a solution?

Terrible stretch marks, need a solution?

Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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What can I do about this terrible cough?

What can I do about this terrible cough?

Cough: In general, a symptom of coughing can be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Cough specific syrups or tablets are readily available for relief. Decongestant medicines can help if the cough is related to sinus drainage. Giving the cough ample time to clear is advisable but if you develop fevers, shortness of breath, chest pains, or bloody sputum, it may be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I make it through the terrible twos?

How do I make it through the terrible twos?

With patience: The two's are a blend of frustration and exploration for kids. They don't want you interfering but demand that you stay near to nurture & act as their servant. Lacking good communication means they use fits as a substitute for the cries that used to get them everything. When they fit, don't lock eyes & monitor from peripheral vision. Don't take it personal. Meditate. Get time away. It will pass. ...Read more

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What should I read or do for terrible twos?

What should I read or do for terrible twos?

Read a book: Find one of the several child guidance books. Dr. Spock's is stgill available. ...Read more

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All of a sudden I have a terrible toothache?

All of a sudden I have a terrible toothache?

See your dentist: Normally, toothaches don't happen suddenly. Usually there is a cavitiy that is not symptomatic, and then as it gets larger and larger, becomes symptomatic. Your dentist can find out by taking a radiograph (xray) of the area and determine the cause. ...Read more

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What to do if I have terrible varicous viens?

What to do if I have terrible varicous viens?

Get Them Treated: Treatment of varicose veins has never been better.We now have minimally invasive ways to treat the underlying cause of varicose veins: saphenous vein reflux without surgical stripping. The treatment of the varicosities themselves has also improved.There is no reason to suffer needlessly when the treatment are safe, effective and readily available. Please see an experienced vein expert. ...Read more

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How do u help someone with terrible flashbacks?

How do u help someone with terrible flashbacks?

Psychotherapy: Flashbacks are the psyche's way of communicating that it is having difficulty integrating a traumatic experience. Psychotherapy can help! the process is safe and confidential. In therapy, you will be helped to recapture a sense of safety about the world and to somehow neutralize the emotional charge of the trauma and become emotionally free of it; potential benefit of meds can also be discussed. ...Read more

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My son has a terrible cough what can I give him?

My son has a terrible cough what can I give him?

Have him checked!: Cough medicine only temporarily relieves symptom and doesn't cure the underlying cause. ...Read more

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How do I handle my 1-year-old's "terrible two's"?

How do I handle my 1-year-old's "terrible two's"?

Patience/understand: Remember discipline means to teach. Teach not only with your voice, your body language is more important. Use distraction to new more desired activities and persistence. Keep the room simple… less things to get into trouble with. Be positive. Remember to compliment the good things to reinforce good activity. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a child never have terrible twos till he is 10?

Can a child never have terrible twos till he is 10?

Not by definition: The "two's" is a period of confusion in a kid with a fantasy based brain who expects u to do everything s/he wants because that's the way it worked earlier (b-1y) when s/he cried. Parents begin to provide limits to this mobile & more demanding kid & the little prince/s must learn to accept limits. The >8yo acting this way is has the brain power to know your rules but refuses to accept them. ...Read more

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Do kids get sick more often during the terrible twos?

Do kids get sick more often during the terrible twos?

No: Like adults, kids get sick more often, the more often they are around others who are sick. They may be in daycare with 3+ nonsibling kids, 6+ hours a day, 4+ days a week; or siblings or parents may be around more people now than when the child was younger. Just being a certain age isn't the key risk factor. ...Read more

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