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Should I still go to work if I have bursitis?

Should I still go to work if I have bursitis?

Yes.: Bursitis can be painful but is not structurally disabling. It can occur in just about any part of the body. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Necrotizing Fasciitis (Definition)

This is tissue destruction by multiple infectious organisms.It is a life threatening condition requiring aggressive ...Read more


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Should I still go to work if I have lymphangitis?

Should I still go to work if I have lymphangitis?

OK to work: Lymphangitis is not directly contagious to others unless there is weeping fluid through the skin over the infected area. So whether you go to work really depends on how you feel. If you have fever, chills, pain, or really feel bad, then don't go to work. Also, if the infection is in the lower part of your body (legs), then prolonged sitting or standing will make the swelling worse. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have frostbite?

Should I still go to work if I have frostbite?

Froset bite problem: It depend how involve in the frost and were, if it deep frost bite, if it is the foot, most likely not if it is minor frost bite i think you could? ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have tonsillitis?

Should I still go to work if I have tonsillitis?

Depends on cause: Many people will have mild tonsillitis with common cold of flu and it would be okay to go to work, once you are beyond three days from the start of illness. However, strep throat needs to be treated immediately to avoid complications. Rarely, tonsillitis may be due to a serious infectious illness such as diphtheria which should be treated asap and you should avoid work till cleared by a doc. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have some ankle swelling?

Should I still go to work if I have some ankle swelling?

It depend: What the cause for the swelling, sprain, ligament injury to the ankle, joint problems’. Is your standing or sitting down, if there pain in the ankle while stand on it. The best to consult your doctor. . ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have Achilles tendon injuries?

Should I still go to work if I have Achilles tendon injuries?

Possibly: If you have ruptured your tendon you will probably already have had surgical repair and will be on crutches for a while. If you can work effectively such as a desk job, this shouldn't be a problem. But if you need active movement at work, or the circumstances of your crutches and comfort put you or coworkers at risk, then you should stay at home. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have bronchitis?

Should I still go to work if I have bronchitis?

Depends on severity: If you feel health enough to go to work and are able to do the usual tasks needed for your work, it is not likely to do harm. However, if you have bouts of cough, shortness of breath, fever, expectoration or bronchitis due to whooping cough, you should seek care before returning to work. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have orbital cellulitis?

Should I still go to work if I have orbital cellulitis?

No: Orbital cellulitis is an emergency situation with infection around and behind the eye which can rapidly destroy the vision and even can invade the brain or nasal sinuses which could lead to death. You should go immediately to an er and have this checked out. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have sever's disease?

Should I still go to work if I have sever's disease?

It depends?: Sever's disease or calcaneal apophysitis is the most common cause of heel pain in the growing athlete and is due to overuse and repetitive microtrauma of growth plates of the calcaneus in the heel. It occurs in children ages 7 to 15, with the majority of patients presenting between 10 and 14 years of age. If you have a lot of pain, i think you should rest it. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have bradycardia?

Should I still go to work if I have bradycardia?

Depends on cause: It depends on what is causing bradycardia and how sever it is. In general it is a good idea to address heart related health problems asap. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have tooth pain?

Should I still go to work if I have tooth pain?

Depends on cause: In some cases you may be able to go about with a mild toothache, including going to work. However, it is important to determine the cause of the ache to avoid complications of infection. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have urethritis?

Should I still go to work if I have urethritis?

Yes: This is an infection limited to the tube that drains the bladder. It is not contagious with routine activities and good handwashing. It may be uncomfortable for you but you can get medications to soothe the symptoms of burning with urination. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have boil?

Should I still go to work if I have boil?

Size? Pain?: It will depend on size and location. It will also spend on pain. If hot compresses are not working see md for incision amd drainage. There will be immediate relief of discomfort amd you can go to work next day in most cases. ...Read more

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I think I may have gastritis, I can't go to a doctor for four weeks. Should I go to ER? Manage it at home? I have omeprazole.

I think I may have gastritis, I can't go to a doctor for four weeks. Should I go to ER? Manage it at home? I have omeprazole.

Symptoms?: Hard to help without more info. Recommend a virtual consult in order to determine whether treatment is emergent. If not prescribed for you, would wait on using omeprazole until a physician is consulted as there is a downside. If unable to keep food or water down, if vomiting uncontrollably or vomiting blood, if black/tarry stools, or if abdominal pain is suddenly severe; then definitely the ER ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have Parkinson's disease?

Depends upon severit: Depending how disable you are ( severity of symptoms)for the type of work you do. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have bladder cancer?

Should I still go to work if I have bladder cancer?

Probably if you can: There is no specific restriction to work with bladder cancer. Usually limited by overall health. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have insomnia?

Should I still go to work if I have insomnia?

Let me explian: Insomnia is most often defined by an individual's report of an individual's report of sleeping difficulties. So i think you go to work? Check with docror ? ...Read more

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What to do if i haven't pooped for 3 weeks will i be admitted if i go to er?

Constipated: U would be evaluated & thoroughly checked first, then receive proper treatment. ...Read more

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Im 8months pregnant and haven't seen a doctor yet . What do I do now that I have waited so long to go see one?

Im 8months pregnant and haven't seen a doctor yet  . What do I do now that I have waited so long to go see one?

OB Visit ow: Arrange for an obstetrical appointment right away. It is better to have late prenatal care then no prenatal care. This is very important for your well being and that of your unborn child. ...Read more