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What could be causing me to get a headache whenever I go longboarding?

What could be causing me to get a headache whenever I go longboarding?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What can I do to tell if I have a foot injury after having a longboarding fall?

What can I do to tell if I have a foot injury after having a longboarding fall?

See below: If you are concerned about a fracture then you will need an x-ray.
An injury will be indicated by pain, swelling, bruising, difficulty standing or walking. ...Read more

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What to do if i recently twisted my ankle longboarding and I would like to know how to fix it any help?

What to do if i recently twisted my ankle longboarding and I would like to know how to fix it any help?

Ankle Sprain: It may heal on its own with rest, ice, compression and elevation and a gradual return to your normal activities. However, a period in a boot or use of crutches may be necessary depending on the severity. A physical exam by an orthopedic physician will better be able to determine your appropriate course of treatment. Hope this helps and good luck! ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat an Achilles tendon injury from longboarding?

What are some ways to treat an Achilles tendon injury from longboarding?

Ice, rest, heel lift: The achilles tendon has a poor blood supply and therefore tensds to heal slowly. It is important to reduce the stress on the achilles tendon by partially immobilizing it, icing it, massaging the tendon and using a heel lift to reduce pressure on the tendon. Also, wearing shoes, like a running shoe, with a good supportive heel counter is beneficial.
See a sports podiatrist if no improvement ...Read more

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Hello, how long does my fibula recover with walker splint? When should I remove splint? I happened that I fell down with longboard five days ago.

Hello, how long does my fibula recover with walker splint? When should I remove splint? I happened that I fell down with longboard five days ago.

It depends on what-: -U injured in Ur ankle. Fibula fracture, fibular collateral ligament strain or tear. See an orthopedic surgeon 4 a good hands on x-am as well as images 2 ascertain what the diagnosis is. That will drive the treatment options. ...Read more

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What are the risks of injury when longboarding with a previous Achilles tendon injury?

What are the risks of injury when longboarding with a previous Achilles tendon injury?

See below: There is always the possibility of re injury to the achilles, fracture of a bone, sprain or strain. ...Read more

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I am going longboarding with torn ACL muscle. How do I keep it from getting hurt more?

I am going longboarding with torn ACL muscle. How do I keep it from getting hurt more?

Brace: If you have completely torn your acl, a brace may help stabilize the knee. In general with a torn acl and an unstable knee, you may require surgery. ...Read more

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The back of my right foot hurts a lot from longboarding. What can I do to treat and prevent further pain and injury?

The back of my right foot hurts a lot from longboarding. What can I do to treat and prevent further pain and injury?

Stretch!: Make sure you are properly doing your warm-up and cool-down exercises before and after longboarding. You may want to ice your heel and try an over-the counter antiinflammatory such as advil, Motrin or aleve (naproxen). Talk to your doctor if these measures are not helpful, or your symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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After a long session longboarding (about 5 hours) the upper part of my pushing legs calf has become very sore for almost two weeks now. What do I do?

After a long session longboarding (about 5 hours) the upper part of my pushing legs calf has become very sore for almost two weeks now. What do I do?

calf pain: There are many possible answers. Was it associated with a blow or injury (hematoma)?
If no injury you may have an exercise induced compartment syndrome.
If this is more activity than normal, it may merely be exercise induced muscle soreness. Especially if the pain is improving.
At your age I think blood clot is unlikely but possible. Get immediate attention if you are also short of breath. ...Read more

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I crashed longboarding and I sprained my ankle. From my knee down my leg swelled up most of the swelling went don't but there is still a hard bump?

I crashed longboarding and I sprained my ankle. From my knee down my leg swelled up most of the swelling went don't but there is still a hard bump?

Suggest: You get an x-ray to rule out fracture and possible MRI to see how much soft tissue damage was done to ligaments. The hard bump you mention is a concern as well. Get it checked asap. ...Read more

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What to do for bug bites itch ing all over?

What to do for bug bites itch ing all over?

See below: Use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Hydrocortisone 1% cream. The Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can reduce the itch and the Hydrocortisone can reduce the inflammation. ...Read more

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Ing my height and weightmy hight is 5.2. And I want to increase my heightand my weight is 42 kg which is not appropriate so please help me in increase?

Ing my height and weightmy hight is 5.2. And I want to increase my heightand my weight is 42 kg which is not appropriate so please help me in increase?

Underweight: Your body mass index, (bmi) calculates to16.9. This is considered to be underweight for a 5 foot 2 inch individual weighting 42kg. Your height depends on you age, nutrition status, hormones and genetics. Low height or short stature with better nutrition or hormone treatments. If you siblings, parents and grant partents are short, you may be genetically short as well. See your physician. ...Read more

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Are you $x#!ing me? Bring photos of your excrement to a gastroenterologist?

Are you $x#!ing me? Bring photos of your excrement to a gastroenterologist?

Better to bring poop: Bring a sample if that is what is needed; better than a photo. Can't test a photo. ...Read more