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Yes: Unless you have an allergy or sensitivity to the materials in the pillow or it is somehow contaminated with bacteria or other organisms, it should be safe. This also assumes that you do not have a condition that made your neck unstable (such as major neck trauma, severe rheumatoid arthritis). ...Read more
What are best sleep position(s) & pillow height/firmness for reducing/preventing back, neck & shoulder tension/soreness?
My 6.5m girl sita leaning fwd supporting herself with hands or sits on her side. She crawls, rolls, & attempts to stand. Dr has not asked about sittin?
Sounds normal: But what is your question?Unsupported upright sitting is expected of an 8 mo. ...Read more
Blocks: Elevating the head of your bed works better than a pillow. ...Read more
^ chronic pn @HS. bi-lat, anterior ankle/ant foot. pn>mvt. slp with feet elev under heating pad weighed dn by heavy pillow. x6mo+. ?ankle brace?
Go to specialist: Bilateral pain in the anterior ankle for 6 months is not normal. This needs to be examined. The anterior ankle may be the result of an injured in the bones of the ankle joint, the tendons that pass over it or an impingement of nerves and vessels. Need more history but a thorough exam is necessary - may need diagnostic testing like X-ray and/or MRI depending on findings. ...Read more
Hello! What is the best mattress/mattress topper for a person with spondylolisthesis? Memory foam, down, pillow top, hard?
You have to: Test it out for yourself and find what works for you! ...Read more
Hello doctor mare skin black hai kuch bhi lagati hu frak nahi padat please koi aisa prouduct batye?
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Part of healthy diet: The FDA took issue with claims that Cheerios cereal can lower cholesterol. In a 2009 letter to General Mills, the FDA says that statements made on Cheerios packaging, “clinically proven to help lower cholesterol” make the product a drug under federal law. However the data supports that Cheerios helps lower cholesterol as "part of a healthy diet". Better than a cheese omelet with a side of bacon ...Read more
X ray showed unusual scollping on ulna could this from computer mouse pressure as arm leans against edge of desk ?
Unlikely: Sounds like you make have fractured it in the past. Get checked out. ...Read more
Bought Sena Nuna mini for sleeping. Has crease down middle so mattress can fold and be portable. Can sleeping on crease harm newborn baby?
Leg bruise due to hitting steering wheel. On plavix (clopidogrel) and apple size hemotoma. Rice procedure....A stent is in upper thigh artery ?
Do u have a stent?: Do u mean you have a stent in your artery in your upper thigh ? ...Read more
Diabetic-RA- lost balance-2 mos ago-fell onto sofa w/left bare heel slamming concrete floor. Painful-anything touching it & its my weightbearing leg.
Leg bruise due to hitting steering wheel. On plavix (clopidogrel) and apple size hemotoma. Rice procedure?
It should resolve: On its own with the passage of time. If skin tense and limb painful, must have it looked it. ...Read more
My doctor assigned me a knee strengthening exercise where i lay or sit on a flat bed, put a pillow under knee and push down. Lost the instructions. ?
Call your doc: Just call your doctors office and ask them to give you the instructions again. I am sure they will be happy to do so for you ...Read more
Dear dr, my mother has broken her surgical nick bone, just below her shoulder , could it be put in cast ?
Probably not: I assume you meant the surgical neck of the humerus. Generally, casting is not necessary, and it should heal well with just a sling and/or shoulder immobilizer. The weight of the arm will hold sufficient traction to the fracture to allow it to heal. She should see an orthopedist for xrays to confirm that it is healing, but casting is probably not necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Husband was swinging son upside down, accidentally hit his neck against the door frame. He has broken blood vessels on his face/neck. Is that normal?
37 yr male was bending back landscaping material when his thumb bent backwards. Possible dislocation , put back in himself, swollen & bruise what 2 do?
Get a x-ray: You need to make sure it's not broken first! next, the stability of the joint needs to be assessed. If the colateral ligament is ruptured, you will need surgery. Otherwise, a splint for support should be sufficient. It will take 4-6 weeks to heal if it is just a sprain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer