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Doctor insights on: Natures Wash Plus Whirlpool Medication

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Could whirlpool baths be really necessary to overcome drug addiction?

Could whirlpool baths be really necessary to overcome drug addiction?

May help: The answer to questions such as "are whirlpool baths really necessary to overcome drug addiction" is: no, it is not necessary. But it may be used as one part of the many means to reach the desired end. Thus, can be especially effective in the patient's trying to overcome opiate withdrawals. ...Read more

Washing (Definition)

As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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Can a whirlpool form in the bladder when peeing?

Can a whirlpool form in the bladder when peeing?

No bladder whirlpool: Think of bladder as a balloon with wall made of muscle. Muscular wall of bladder contracts, bladder neck & sphincter relaxes & urine exits bladder. Much as fluid would run out of a balloon filled with water empties when neck of balloon is released. Fluid just gets squeezed out. ...Read more

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Be put in nursing home whirlpool to help aid healing a bed sore. Would dead sea salt help?

Be put in nursing home whirlpool to help aid healing a bed sore. Would dead sea salt help?

No.: Bed sores are from unrelieved pressure, often in elderly, debilitated, or paralyzed individuals. Whirlpool therapy helps clean out infected pressure sore tissues; proper electrolytes in the water can be more gentle (iso-osmotic) than water alone, but there is nothing "special" in dead sea or any other salt that helps wounds heal faster than good wound care and pressure relief! ...Read more

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I have symptoms of yeast infection, husband has itchy balls and groin with little red bumps both started about 3 days after using whirlpool tub why?

I have symptoms of yeast infection, husband has itchy balls and groin with little red bumps both started about 3 days after using whirlpool tub why?

Hot Tub Folliculitis: Hot Tub Folliculitis Cause
Hot tub folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles caused by the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. These bacteria is commonly found in contaminated whirlpools, hot tubs, water slides, physiotherapy pools, or even loofah sponges. ...Read more

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Should I change my migren medication to something else bcause im been taking ponstan and confergot for 10 years plus. What harm if I keep on taking it?

Depends: It depends upon how often you have migraine attacks. If the migraine is severe and frequent then you would be better off taking something to prevent these attacks. There are several meds approved for that purpose. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is useful only if you have infrequent migraine and its long term use is harmful. ...Read more

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Due to a pinched nerve-took 12mnths to diagnose-i now suffer with anxiety. Is this plus the medication im on make it more difficult to get prpregnant?

Due to a pinched nerve-took 12mnths to diagnose-i now suffer with anxiety. Is this plus the medication im on make it more difficult to get prpregnant?

Pinched nerve: Hello, sorry you are in so much pain around the holidays. You may want o check with your doctor or psychiatrist related to pain which can make the depression worse. An anti-anxiety medication may help in your case such as a small does of Klonopin (clonazepam) for the anxiety. Again, check with your doctor. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What's the medication for bronchitis spasm. Or rather how do you manage it. What action should be taken. Plus could you refer us to any pulmonologist?

What's the medication for bronchitis spasm.  Or rather how do you manage it. What action should be taken. Plus could you refer us to any pulmonologist?

Inhaler: A beta 2 agonist via inhalation is usually the treatment. A general physician can provide this care. Cannot refer in Mombasa sorry. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to be on 3 medications right now plus pain medication?

Please advise if it's bad to be on 3 medications right now plus pain medication?

Not a simple answer: It depends on which medications you are on at the moment. If it is 3 medications for pain control, then it my not be the best course of action. If it is 3 medications for blood pressure, then it may be appropriate depending on the doses of each and which mechanisms of action are being utilized. ...Read more

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Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help plus my whole body mussels hurt?

Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help plus my whole body mussels hurt?

Pain: Riza — would need more information. If muscular you may try higher dose magnesium malate — 1000 mg daily or to bowel tolerance (if diarrhea reduce does) this usually helps relieve muscle pain where some medications do not ...Read more

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How should I cope with my depression in addition to medication?

How should I cope with my depression in addition to medication?

See a psychologist: Psychologists and other psychotherapists provide treatment that not only helps now and but helps prevent reoccurences. ...Read more

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Do you need to take medication in addition to having cbt to help with insomnia?

Do you need to take medication in addition to having cbt to help with insomnia?

Along with CBT use: Good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep.
2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music.
3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Are there particular medications that work in addition to psychotherapy in teenagers for depression?

Are there particular medications that work in addition to psychotherapy in teenagers for depression?

Absolutely: There are many medications. However, only a fully qualified medical doctor, specifically a child psychiatrist, is positioned to make this determination. ...Read more

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What medication is recommended for mild OCD? Which one got less side effects? Is there any herbal/nature medication for OCD?

What medication is recommended for mild OCD? Which one got less side effects? Is there any herbal/nature medication for OCD?

Medication could be worse than the problem: There are many psychotropic medications which could help with OCD. Unfortunately the side effects are numerous and it really depends on the patient. Perhaps you could try some relaxation therapy such as yoga or massage to help you overall relax. ...Read more

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I have big swollen spots. About 1cm in diameter. Can I get medication to get rid of these? Or should I leave them and let nature take its course

I have big swollen spots. About 1cm in diameter. Can I get medication to get rid of these? Or should I leave them and let nature take its course

Hard to tell: It is hard to tell what you are describing? Sounds like could be hives or bug bites? If itchy and raised off skin could be either. Hives can be caused by many things- viral infection, food allergy, medication allergy, insect sting, etc. Try an antihistamine like Zyrtec (cetirizine) and see if it helps ...Read more

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I am 23, recently diagnosed with diabetes 2. I am trying to diet and exercise in addition to medications. What are some safe ways to drop weight fast?

I am 23, recently diagnosed with diabetes 2. I am trying to diet and exercise in addition to medications. What are some safe ways to drop weight fast?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well-balanced diet! also, water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to wash off acne medication or not?

Is it okay for me to wash off acne medication or not?

Leave it on: Especially, apply it just before bedtime and leave it overnight. Topical benzoyl peroxide is the mainstay of effective therapy for all but the most severe cases. ...Read more

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Marijuana plus ssri. Bad combination? The ssri is a follow up to nicotine deaddiction medication.

Marijuana plus ssri. Bad combination? The ssri is a follow up to nicotine deaddiction medication.

Bad combination: Sounds like you're still in an addiction pattern, if still using marijuana. And yes, this is a bad combination if you want to end your addictive behavior. ...Read more

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I am taking meloxicam. Can I take alka-sektzer plus cold and flu also while I am on this medication?

I am taking meloxicam. Can I take alka-sektzer plus cold and flu also while I am on this medication?

Avoid mixing manyMed: There has to be a good reason for adding any pills or taking each one of the pills. If your condition is a head cold, then you do not need to mix more than Tylenol (acetaminophen) / or Cold/Flu meds and or a decongestant. Alka- seltzer is not a safe medication to mix with Meloxican ...Read more

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Any feedback regarding juice plus on hypothyroid patients? Not looking to cure but to feel better without leaving my medication.

Any feedback regarding juice plus on hypothyroid patients? Not looking to cure but to feel better without leaving my medication.

OK but can do better: I like that juice plus is a concentrate of healthy fruits ; veggies but several of its ingredients are on the ewg's dirty dozen list of most pesticide-laden produce ; there is no indication juice plus is organic. You'd be far better off choosing a product like orac energy greens which is entirely organic or wildcrafted; one serving has the antioxidant power of 24 servings of fruits ; vegetables. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods. I have to induce it by medication every time. Would this affect my fertility? Plus, I'm 24...

I have irregular periods. I have to induce it by medication every time. Would this affect my fertility? Plus, I'm 24...

Ovulation: If you have irregular periods then you may or may not be ovulating spontaneously. If you are not ovulating on your own then assistance may be needed when you are trying to conceive. Regulating your cycles now will not affect your future fertility. ...Read more

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I did liver test and I don't have hepatitis a, b, or c and my sgpt is 66(>45)plus I'm taking olmesartan 10mg+lercanidipine 20mg, is it due to medications?

I did liver test and I don't have hepatitis a, b, or c and my sgpt is 66(>45)plus I'm taking olmesartan 10mg+lercanidipine 20mg, is it due to medications?

Alcohol, fatty liver: Could be meds but just as likely this mild elevation in transaminase liver levels could be due to other things (like mild-moderate alcohol use, or fatty infiltration of liver). Fatty liver is more likely if there are elevated triglycerides or signs of Insulin resistance (low hdl, elevated triglycerides, obesity, or hga1c > 5.6). Can also be seen if associated sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Can escitalopram be used as an antipsychotic? I have major depressive disorder plus symptoms of psychosis.I've started with 5 mg medication.

Can escitalopram be used as an antipsychotic? I have major depressive disorder plus symptoms of psychosis.I've started with 5 mg medication.

Treatment: Escitalopram is an effective antidepressant. 10-20% or major depression can be complicated by psychosis. Standard of care for psychotic depression is antidepressant plus antipsychotic

For non affective psychosis (not psychotic depression) escitalopram is not effective by itself. ...Read more

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On 2 different blood pressure medications plus clonodone @night. He wakes up w/ arm ice-cold, numb from shoulder down to bottom of rib cage. No pain?

On 2 different blood pressure medications plus clonodone @night. He wakes up w/ arm ice-cold, numb from shoulder down to bottom of rib cage. No pain?

Certainly: Doesn't sound related at all to b/p meds. You failed to mention whether it feels "cold" to him, or if it is actually "cold" to touch. In either case have his doctor evaluate that. ...Read more