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Keeping In Shape With Cast On
Can't recommend it.: Some people say that walking in sand "exfoliates" the skin and leaves the skin softer. A foot doctor will tell you that walking barefoot in the sand has more risks than benefits - there may be sharp objects that can cause infection and pain, and the sand may be hot and cause a burn. Please wear shoes or sandals when walking on the beach. ...Read more
What are the health problems and symptoms of living in a home with black mold? My aunt lives in a house with black mold growing on her garage ceiling. She's recently had unexplained weight gain, tremors in her hands and complains of bumps on her neck and
Black : Black mold can cause a variety of health issues, and it should be removed by a professional right away. The most common symptoms are breathing problems (cough, shortness of breath) muscle aches, allergy symptoms(i.e. Sneezing, hives), nausea, and rash. There have been some cases where mold can cause tremors. You aunt should be seen by her primary care provider who will likely perform diagnostic testing, and provide the necessary referals. Don't forget the house should be inspected, and the mold removed as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Perhaps: Perhaps not in the short term. However I do see patients in my practice who after long term weightlifting see decreased disc space in their thoracic spines. ...Read more
Is the best way 2 sleep laying flat on your back? If use r sleeping on your side, shouldn't the pillow be positioned in the space btw shoulder n neck?
Depends: If you have back problems, bend your knees and also put a pillow or roll under your knees and between your knees. The pillow under the neck will support that. ...Read more
Is moving my fingers up and down in side the cast will help healing ?Related to blood circus " commiunted fracture on 1 medial confirm bone "
Pain in the ball of my foot. Started with new pair of dress shoes. Theyni felt the same pain while running on treadmill. I changed my show and went back to old pair and even bought the insoles and "ball of foot" pad. I am okay most of the time on a regula
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Bite on elbow that is red and seeping clear fluid and painful. Just went on a back country hiking trip in the smoky mountains of Nc/TN ?
No: What you described will not damage your hair or your scalp. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Variable: Recumbant bike, walking, hiking uphill, maybe running depending on fracture. Lunges, weightless squats, standing hamstring curls, some pilates. >nutrition< talk with your doc, but if surgery is done i tend to restrain from exercise for 3-4 days to allow the skin to start to heal... ...Read more
Im working on a graveyard shift, and mostly sitting on my desk the whole shift, what would be the best way to keep me healthy and fit? Im 33 y/o.
Exercises: Aerobic exercises can be very helpful.Get a more detailed answer ›
My legs are fat and have different shape with fat distributed at the end? How can I change the shape of my legs?
You Can't.: Your body shape and fat distribution are a result of your genetic makeup and won't be affected by any natural methods. I would still recommend a diet and exercise plan to increase muscle mass and decrease body fat under the supervision of a personal trainer. if you are unhappy with the results after trying this, you may want to consult a plastic surgeon and see what options are available. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1. I could.
2. Stick shift? which hand?
3. discuss with your Dr. who knows you best. ...Read more
Good posture: 1) sit tall, don't slump your shoulders, and keep a nice curve in your lower back. A good ergonomic chair can assist with this. 2) keep your feet flat on the floor, with your knees at a comfortable 90 degrees. 3) your hands should be "neutral" - without significant bend up or down. This will minimize your risk of carpal tunnel syndrome. Happy keyboarding! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I lie down flat on my back, the outer portion of my breasts sink in, leaving me with large indentations. Is this a problem or just lack of structure following 2 pregnancies and weight loss?
Can sleeping on a hard floor surface for long time put pressure on nerves in lower body? Tingling in middle toes of left foot recently
SCD: Sounds like you are talking about a sequential compression device which goes around your calf and thigh and squeezes the leg intermittently. We use this to prevent clots from forming after surgery and also use it for people who have excess fluid in their legs and need to decrease this fluid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer