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Raise Head Of Bed
Hello. For my acid reflux problem, how high should i raise the head of my bed? My family physician recommended 9 inches but i am finding it too steep!
If that is: Too steep raise it as much as you can tolerate. It is sure better than flat!! ...Read more
Hydrate: Drinking fluids will help increase the blood volume and keep you hydrated. ...Read more
Any long team health, heart, or circulation issue from raising the head of bed 4-6 inches to help with GERD. Would it affect BP? Thanks.
No: There will be no long term adverse consequences from that positioning. ...Read more
Shoulder: Decreased range of motion of shoulder usually is suggestive of structural injury or severe arthritis. Suggest seeing an orthopedic surgeon to evaluate shoulder with history and physical along with possible Xray and Mri. It is likely a course of physical therapy will be presribed ...Read more
I have a tiny blemish w/o pain, like a cyst slightly raised w/o a head. I got it last month, it went down but now it's back. What do I do?
See doctor: You need to see your doctor about this since it is hard to tell what it is without examining it. ...Read more
I have very tiny clusters on the head of penis and noncoloured and it looks like two rows it seems raised somehow?
Yes: Many men have a ring of small pin head size lumps all arround the glans penis. These are papillae, actually nerve endings, these are normal. It is not a disease. I have seen many men come to my office thinking these are warts. They donot need to be removed and should not be removed.Zk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It could be but: this really can't be diagnosed without seeing it. We don't have the capability of looking at photos on this part of the site. I would recommend you either see your primary care doctor, a dermatologist, or consult with one of us on HealthTap Prime. ...Read more