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Sleep In Car Seat Semi Supine Position
Sometimes, when im about to sleep in prone or supine position.. It feels like theres a hot pack stick at my back. Its hot and uncomfortable.why?
SIJ: 22 yo male bemoans "hot poker stick" type of pain in low back region when reclined supine or prone. In these positions the anterior and posterior superior iliac spines contact the mattress/floor thereby torquing the pelvis into horizontal alignment; thereby challenging the lower lumbar vertebra with mechanical stress; imparting strain to the L-5/S-1 joint; raising concern for spondylolisthesis. ...Read more
If I do not sleep sitting up I have chest pain and cough. No cough if do not lie flat. Hx of SLE. Cough is new only in supine position. Cause?
Tingling in one heel when laying down in a semi-supine position only. could it be from a minor scoliosis on my neck wich pushes at a nerve a little.
Not likely: Not likely related to a compressed nerve in your neck. Minor scoliosis is usually not associated with pain or nerve compression. Are you having any lower back pain? Heel numbness and tingling can often be associated with nerve compression in the lower back. If your symptoms are gone within 6 weeks, seek an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it proven helpful to stay in supine position after trying to make a baby? If so, for how long? Ok to exercise on that day or will it shake it away?
In supine position my heart-rate is 43 bpm, when I stand up my HR jumps to 88 BPM then drops to about 70 BPM a minute later. Is this considered POTS?
Heart rate: While the changes in the heart rate is impressive, would not jump to the conclusion that this is POTS. There is usually some changes when one changes position from lying to standing. However with POTS there is also many other symptoms associated with this. This is best evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Often when I move my back (left leg in supine position), even slightly, I feel and hear a "pop" from my sacrum. What would cause this? Need 4 concern?
With pain?: Can't say for certain but need to consider the the differential - fracture but you had an MRI of something? tendon, ligament or muscle pull. It is also important to know if this occurs with raising your leg forward as well as backwards. It sounds like something is slipping. Also is the area that pops tender and can you feel as well as hear the pop. You say you can not bear weight - why? ...Read more
Chronic chest pain worse in supine position. Saw card 1 yr ago dx pericarditis. Cough(new sx) for only the first 2 to 3hr in morning.No smoker. Ideas?
Chronic chest pain: May be reflux. Would elevate head of bed when sleeping and try 1 month of prevecid 30 qd ( OTC) and 150 mg of ranitidine OTC see if that helps. You are on plaqunil so likely have autoimmune disease so consider clot and recurrent pericarditis, as well ( less likely) but call you doctor in AM,, may be flare ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can feel a strong pulse in both legs 2-3" above my ankles while lying in a supine position. What could be causing this? It's doesn't seem right...
Not sure but that: is usually not a problem. And s trong pulses are good in young people, or young athletes especially. If you see veins starting to pop out, that would not be normal. Or cold feet compared to the ankles, or pain or blue coloring on the skin. Those are symptoms of arterial occlusion and/or blockage. But do not worry and monitor it for those symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Femur lateral condyle bruise after patellar dislocation.Can't bend leg past 45 degrees in supine position.But can bend it upto 100 while sitting?Why:(
MRI: Obtian and orhtopedic consultation: you may have scar tissue or debris form the injury in the joint, possibly fluid. Nonetheless, obtain an immediate orthopedic consultation. ...Read more
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