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I did septoplasty and tubinate reduction last week can I use a hypertonice nasal saline or only isotonic..Can i perform swimming and exercices(sports)?
Will prk surgery improve my vision enough for swimming and other sports? I've had glasses a long time, and they greatly improve my vision. However, i want to be able to go swimming and do other activities without worrying about wearing them. Will prk impr
D I had a stroke two years ago and today is clear that it was caused by patent foramen ovale. Can I keep doing sports like swimming, running, fitness?
Probably: First, we can rarely guarantee that a stroke is caused by a pfo--20-25% of the general population has a pfo, which means that anyone who has a stroke for any reason has a 20% chance of having a pfo. That being said, the younger and healthier a patient is, the more likely it is that the pfo was related to stroke. There is no contraindication to exercise with pfo. Check with your doctor to be sure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I made a varicocele surgery recently... What activities can I do after the surgery( sports, gym, swimming etc)? Will the dilated veins disappear ?
2 weeks: After 2 weeks post surgery, if there are no other contraindications you should return to normal activities. ...Read more
Is it ok for my 7yrs old boy to play tennis and swimming ? I heard that there are certain sports don't match together is this true.?
Sports for children: I would disagree that certain sports "don't match together". Tennis and swimming are both excellent for helping children develop motor skills, cardiovascular health, self esteem as well as safety with respect to swimming. Sports should be fun and not overly focused on competition, or pressure, but rather to complement and enhance quality of life. ...Read more
What exercise should be avoided by people with RVH? I usually do weight training, cardio, yoga, swimming & muaythai. Is it safe? Im addicted to sports
EKG or Echo?: You obviously have some cardiac issues but apparently are on medications to control rate. Is the RVH a finding from an EKG only or is it from Echo cardiogram? If diagnosis is from Echo then I would be more considered. Regardless, talk to your cardiologist (or consult with one) about this. You should determine WHY you have RVH, and how severe, before deciding limitations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello, I have a morton neuroma in my right foot. What sports activities are recommended to do other than swimming? Thank you!
I have an arthroscopy surgery to repair my meniscus but the doctor said it was so bad that i can't do sports anymore just swimming, is it possible?
Meniscus transplant: Meniscal allograft transplantation can be performed for the painful knee to replace an absent meniscus with a matched for size donated allograft. Subspecialized ports medicine orthopaedic surgeons do this surgery routinely for young knees with a nonfunctioning or absent meniscus-- especially when the remainder of the knee is "worth saving" or normal. ...Read more
Hi I ask Q 's before and u keep saying steroids are bad there's been hundred study's that say they are safe in sports at low doses I never ad probs?
What kind of studies: is the question. All companies will say that studies show the wonderful benefits of their product. 'the problem is: are the studies good ones? There are good and bad ways to do a study.When looking at results, see who paid to have the study done? Check that there is no conflict of interest. A study with only a few people is not definitive. Good study results will be reported by reputable groups. ...Read more
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Sports physical: Medical history and general medical exam of eyes, ears, mouth, heart, lungs, musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Particular attention is given to major joint range of motion and stability. Ordinarily takes 15-20 minutes. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can be: There are so many on the market so replenishing electrolytes is good, the problem with many brands is they contain high amounts of sugars. So, like anythign else you have to make your purchase wisely. Stay away from the ones that have the high fructose corn syrup. As a rule of thumb, when thats the first ingredient, stay away. ...Read more
Collision sports: Most collision sports require participants to wear helmets. Some of the more typical team sports that fall in to this category are: football, lacrosse, hockey, other individual sports such as skiing, snowboarding, snow machine racing, and even auto racing (all types) require helmets to help protect your head from injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good exercise: Fitness decisions should go far beyond concerns about skin. It's my sport, and i hope that if you enjoy it, it will become yours as well. Nobody cares if your skin is oily. You can manage acne with benzoyl peroxide or prescription stuff. The benefits of exercise can't be bought and are among the best things life can give. Best wishes. ...Read more
Often beneficial: Swimming strengthens paraspinous muscles and is very beneficial. Whether it helps in the acute phase of sciatica very much depends on how inflamed the nerve is and where the disc herniation and/or bone spur is relative to the nerve root. While generally beneficial, swimming may aggravate the pain, in which case rest, anti-inflammatory meds and possibly micro-discectomy may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers