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How to make hard spot from IV go down ?

How to make hard spot from IV go down ?

Local inflammation: Probably just a little plebitis or inflammation of the vein. It is due to the catheter or possibly caused by something you were given thru the iv. Try placing a warm compress to the area for about 20 minutes several times daily. If the symptoms persist or worsen you may need to see your doctor for an antibiotic. ...Read more

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When I've been sitting down , its very hard and painful to stand and walk.

When I've been sitting down  , its very hard and painful to stand and walk.

? arthritis: This type of complaint is typical for arthritis of the hips, low back, or knees. Seeing a doctor would be a good idea. ...Read more

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What is esophegus and why do adults in 80's find it hard for the food to go down?

What is esophegus and why do adults in 80's find it hard for the food to go down?

Esophagus: The esophagus is the tube that connects the throat to the stomach. When you eat, food passes down the esophagus to get into the stomach. Coordinated smooth muscle contractions in the esophagus wall help propel the food down the esophagus. In the elderly, these muscles may become weak and discoordinated, making it more difficult for the food to get down. There are other reasons, see your MD. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how come when i'm lying down, sometimes it's hard for me to breathe?

Can you tell me how come when i'm lying down, sometimes it's hard for me to breathe?

Get seen soon: This can be the first warning of a cardiomyopathy at your age. How is your exercise tolerance overall? ...Read more

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I'm down to 10mg Valium a day from 30, has taken me a year and a half. Getting harder and harder. Worried I'll never get off, should I be?

I'm down to 10mg Valium a day from 30, has taken me a year and a half. Getting harder and harder. Worried I'll never get off, should I be?

Valium: Don't know why you are taking the valium. If you are taking it for an anxiety - treating with a medication like an SSRI or buspar (buspirone) may help to prevent those symptoms. Always work directly with your physician as you are tapering. Congratulations - you can do this !! ...Read more

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I bumped the top of my head the corner of a metal wall fixture a week agoVERY hard. My head still hurts, but the has gone down some. What to do?

I bumped the top of my head the corner of a metal wall fixture a week agoVERY hard. My head still hurts, but the has gone down some. What to do?

Unlikely that: you sustained any intra cranial injury if you had no loss of consciousness or any nausea/vomiting in the week following your injury. Sounds like main injury is outside the skull. If symptoms are improving, you are probably going to be ok. See your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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When will this pain end? Had filings 14 days ago hurts when i eat something hard sensitive to hot & cold as well. Doesn't hurt when i bite down.

When will this pain end? Had filings 14 days ago hurts when i eat something hard sensitive to hot & cold as well. Doesn't hurt when i bite down.

Sensitive teeth: Teeth that are sensitive after being filled is usually the result of one of the following: either the filling is too high and the bite needs to be adjusted, the decay was very close to the pulp (nerve), or there is a fracture in the tooth.
Return to your dentist and have her/him check your bite. ...Read more

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Recently the right bite has some pressure when I bite on the right side, I can't feel any pain though just pressure when bite down really hard.?

Recently the right bite has some pressure when I bite on the right side, I can't feel any pain though just pressure when bite down really hard.?

See your dentist: May have dental infection, gum inflammation, cracked tooth, imbalance if there are fillings. Sometimes the temporomandibular joint (tmj jaw joint) can get inflamed or out of balance, especially if clenching. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the strength of a guys erection to go down from age 18 to age 20? I don't get as hard as i used to. I don't have ED its just weaker.

Is it normal for the strength of a guys erection to go down from age 18 to age 20? I don't get as hard as i used to.  I don't have ED its just weaker.

Brain connection: No it is not normal but the issue is complicated by the connection of the brain/mind. There are many risks out there for young men including internet porn which can effect you normal sex life with your significant other. Many young men are becoming addicted to internet porn which decreases their sexual excitement with normal sex. ...Read more

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Is it natural for a erection to go slightly down for a few seconds during a 30 min sex session whilst switching positions then go back to rock hard ?

Is it natural for a erection to go slightly down  for a few seconds during a 30 min sex session whilst switching positions then go back to rock hard ?

Yes, ...: Such observation is accurate reflecting the overall energy and ability of health at the time of performing sex, which gradually becomes more obvious as men age. The is life reality. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC as keycode to log in. ...Read more

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My weight go up and down but when It goes up its hard to lose weight what do I need to do about that and is there any prescribed medicine that could h?

My weight go up and down but when It goes up its hard to lose weight what do I need to do about that and is there any prescribed medicine that could h?

Portion control and : exercise. If you consume fewer calories and burn more calories u will lose weight. For a healthy metabolism eat smaller more frequent meals. If still having issue with weight loss have a blood test to make sure your thyroid function is normal. A 19 year old should not need diet pills. A healthy lifestyle and eating less and exercising more should do the trick. Good luck! ...Read more

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Its very hard for me to breathe whether I am standing or laying down. It strated about a month ago.I feel like i only have a little hole tobreathe in?

See doc now: There are many possibilities that could cause the symptoms you are describing, some of them serious. If it is all possible, you need to see your health care professional to get this figured out. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Hi. For the past two weeks i've been getting the most awful dull pulling pain in my lower back. It happens mostly when i've been sitting down and then stand up and i find it extremely hard to straighten up. Any help will be much appreciated x?

See below: Sounds like you might be having muscle muscle spasms and after sitting down your back muscle are more relaxed and then when you stand up, more is required of the muscles and they may be resisting. This might be due to an injury or other issues. I would recommend seeing your doctor for an evaluation to rule out anything serious. ...Read more

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What dangles down from my hard palate?

What dangles down from my hard palate?

Uvula: A soft tissue called the uvula. It is needed for pronunciation and proper phonation. ...Read more

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Way is it hard to keep food down well pregnant ?

Way is it hard to keep food down well pregnant ?

Progesterone: Progesterone is the hormone which maintains pregnancy. The higher hormone level causes relaxation of the lower muscles of the esophagus, increasing the chance of "morning sickness". ...Read more

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Whenever I sit down on a hard bench my coccyx hurts?

Use air dount: To avoid this problem two things. Find the cause of the problem, then address it use air daunt to set on. ...Read more

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What would cause a patient to bite down hard during intubation?

What would cause a patient to bite down hard during intubation?

That would: probably be an emergency forced intubation. An intubation for general anesthesia will involve a muscle relaxant and a nerve stimulator after a dose of Propofol that that is effective immediately ...Read more

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What should I do if my baby falls down and bumps his head so hard it bleeds?

What should I do if my baby falls down and bumps his head so hard it bleeds?

Go to the ER: Please take the baby to the er to be evaluated. The cut may need to be sutured and the baby should be examined to look for a more serious head injury. ...Read more

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I have one bump down there it doesn't hurt and the bump is hard. Is it herpes?

I have one bump down there it doesn't hurt and the bump is hard. Is it herpes?

Probably not herpes: Herpes doesn't cause firm bumps, and never causes any kind of bump that persists more than a day or two without changing quickly into blister/pimples and then open sores. The only STDs that cause firm painless bumps are genital warts and molluscum contagiosum. If you continue in doubt about the cause of this, see a doctor soon for proper diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why does my back hurt when I cough? When I sit down its hard for me to be comfortable

May be a disc issue: Coughing, sneezing and bearing down to have a bowel movement may cause back pain or aggravate it if there is a disc problem. Sitting also places a higher load on the discs of the lower back as compared to standing or lying down. ...Read more

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It's hard for me to bite down while the orthodontists put on the bands(metal rings) on my molars. Any tips?

It's hard for me to bite down while the orthodontists put on the bands(metal rings) on my molars. Any tips?

Band driver: I take this question to refer to the weakness or inability to bite sufficiently to fit/seat the band as your appliances were being fabricated: I use an mechanical hand held"jack-hammer" which is not painful, but helps drive the band into place. Alternatively one could bond a bracket as another option. ...Read more

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My daughter has really bad back pains and she has a hard time laying down flat what medicene should she take?

My daughter has really bad back pains and she has a hard time laying down flat what medicene should she take?

See a doctor: Back pain can be caused by a variety of reasons, some minor, some serious. If she is having a hard time laying flat, i would suggest that she see her doctor rather than just take medications. Unless you know the cause, it is impossible to know the correct treatment. ...Read more