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Is Sitting On Concrete Bad For Yourself
Kidney stone sitting in my bladder. my stomach is hurting really bad... I had a sprite earler to settle the nausheia. what can I do?
Pain control, image: Need to confirm cause of pain and image stone for size and location. Small stones can be expelled with administration of fluids, NSAIDS, alpha blockers and steroids. Rule out infection and treat as necessary. Pain control. An impacted or obstructing stones requires urologic consultation. ...Read more
Get a plastic blow up seating donut form the drug store ( they are pretty cheap)
use it while sitting and wait for it to get better beyond that there is not much to do for these types of problems. ...Read more
Injury!: Could be a disc problem, fracture less likely, or soft tissue injury. Get an x-ray and get examined. ...Read more
Is aspartame really all that bad for you? Is there concrete evidence that it is? It's been around a long time now
Yes: Stay far away from anything artificial. Toxic to the body. ...Read more
My son 3 years old fell at the park today on concrete. He has a large bump that's very boggy. is boggyness a bad sign?
Not necessarily: The bogginess usually represents a buildup of a blood pocket within the layers or underneath the scalp next to the skull.It does not represent an extension past the skull into the brain unless you can feel a step off in the skull bone itself.When this happens there will be other symptomss of a head injury like vomiting or loss of conciousness. ...Read more
My son fell off a mini motor bike and got a pretty bad burn from the concrete, do I need to take him to the emergency room or can I treat it at home?
Yes: Better safe than sorry. You feel fine now, you might not be in a few hours. ...Read more
I got into a fight a year ago and punched the concrete and hurt my pinky knuckle now it's not broke but when I bump it it swells up and hurts bad?
Knuckle pain: Your previous injury has predisposed the area to get irritated and inflamed with even mild injury. Have the area assessed as this may be a chronic issue you may need to deal with, or it may be treatable so you do not have this occurring all the time when you hit it. Best wishes. ...Read more
Had a fall onto my coccyx from a 90 degree seated position (like a 90o walk sit without the wall) on concrete in late April and I still have a lot of pain around the my base of my spine, it's a struggle just sitting down without a lot of pain.
Soccer: Use caution unless advised not to by your physician, or if playing goalie. ...Read more
3 months ago i had a bad fall on to concrete and parts of one knee is still numb and the other one has lumps in it ?
See doctor: This is not normal. See a doctor and find out what damage was done by your fall. The sooner the better. ...Read more
What kind of test shoukd be done after a really bad fall hitting head on concrete wall and then landing on Outstretched right arm and wrist?
Important factors: the nature of the fall, past medical history, medications, symptoms, exam. If neck/wrist pain, xrays indicated, (splint painful wrist even if the xray is normal - if not better in a few days, needs more testing).
If passed out, or if problems with memory, a CT head scan is usually done (not essential if neurologic exam is normal). All the above assumes a normal exam! ...Read more
My husband got concrete burn on his foot. It's healing but still looks bad and is very painful. What can he do to ease the pain while he works.
Care vs CLOSURE:
Your husband should have this foot wound evaluated by a wound care professional.
There are many factors that can contribute to the delayed healing of a wound, such as a burn..
The foot and wound need to be evaluated for adequate blood flow...The lack of is very painful.
Several other factors to be evaluated include infection, pressure, irritation, inflammation, etc..
Contact a wound closure center. ...Read more
I fell on my knee cap really hard on the concrete four days ago. It's very hard to walk because it hurts so bad. Should I seek medical attention?
Yes: Direct contact to the knee can injure the 'kneecap'( patella);and most commonly result in contusions and injuries to the bursa(e) that protect the kneecap( and allow the tendons to move easier).'pre' and 'infra' patellar bursitis are common and self- limiting.However, more severe direct falls on the knee can fracture the patella and occasionally injure the posterior cruciate ligament( PCL).GL! ...Read more
Hi, I face planted into some concrete about three weeks ago. I still get bad headaches, sometimes slurred speech, there's still a bump where I hit it.
I had a fall when i was a little girl aged 7, hit the back of my head hard on concrete. I suffered bad concussion, can my daily headaches be related?
Sharp pain and bruising on 1 side of my ribs after a hard fall on concrete stairs. Should I get checked out? I can breathe even though it hurts badly.
Fell feb 13th, hit concrete hard on right hip, jammed rt si joint & caused subluxation of lt si..Hurting badly & uncomfortable. Pain mgmt injection scheduled. Would an si belt help? Other suggestions?
May help: Si belt may help but have you had any studies x-rays? Pelvic injury including si joints should be evaluated. ...Read more
My one year old son was sitting on a ride-on toy and fell forward (from less than his height up) onto his forehead on our concrete floor. He has a welt/bruise forming but was consolable. Does he need medical attention immediately?
Depends: Any 1yo that is knocked out by a fall should probably be evaluated. It is common to get a bump, vomit x1, & get a headache.If the kid did not loose consciousness& does not start vomiting repeatedly, you can safely monitor him at home.Let him nap/sleep on a normal schedule & check him out occasionally for signs he vomited in his sleep.Go to the er if something happens that spooks u. ...Read more
Can falling on a knee that has osgood schlatters disease make thhe condition worse? I had osgood schlatters disease in my left knee. I tripped and fell on concrete today, and right on the botton of my knee cap it is badly bruised. It hurts pretty bad, i c
Painful Ossicle: Osgood schlatter's is from repetitive traction injury of the patellar tendon attachment to the tibia when growth plates are open. Once growth is completed there may be a persistent bony "bump" and in some patients a small ossicle. If this is impacted, there may be more pain and persistent pain than someone without o.S. History. Bruising at the bottom of the patella is different: it needs an eval. ...Read more
I had a bad fall onto concrete several years ago and aswell as a nose injury I developed a CSF leak from my nose.
The subsequent cysternogram was unsuccessful in locating the damage and very soon afterwards the leak ceased.
Was my skull fractured in yo
CSF Leaks: You probably fractured the thin bone in the roof of the nose called the cribriform plate. Make sure that you have a sinus specialist in case the leak recurs. ...Read more
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On diet that consists of boiled carrots and pototaoes is this bad for me aged 18 years 8 stone x?
No: This is not a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am in sooo much pain had kidney stone sur. 2 weeks ago listho. Idk what to do it hurts so bad stone didn't pass?
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