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The Effects Of Over Training On Competitive Swimmers
How does anxiety effects swimmers performance other than mentally what does it do to the hormones? Does it affect muscles? How ?
Anxiety's impact: On performance depends on the level of anxiety. At low to moderate levels it can enhance performance at extremely high levels it can lead to reduced performance or freezing up and inability to perform. For sports having the right amount of anxiety is important to help athletes do their best. Zero anxiety can also be connected to poor performance and an apathetic attitude toward the task at hand. ...Read more
I had swimmers ear today and put in some over-the-counter ear drops which caused me a lot of pain. it wont go away, what should I do?
Swimmers ear: Certainly don't use the drops again. Take some ibuprofen, put some mild heat on your ear. I feel you can try and prevent swimmers ear with OTC droops but treatment takes prescription drops. This outer ear infection can get quite severe and sometimes even needs oral antibiotics. If your ear is red, you have fevers or the pain is unbearable go to an urgent care or even the ER. ...Read more
My son has had swimmers ear for over a month now can't seem to get rid of it not even with ear drops and antibiotic. Any suggestions?
See an ENT: If the ear hasn't been cleaned of debris it should be. He may need an "ear wick"- a sponge that sits in the ear canal to keep the drops working longer. Also he should be checked to make sure there isn't a yeast infection in the ear from long-term antibiotic drops. Finally make sure you're keeping the ear dry until he's fully healed. ...Read more
Will all ear infections eventually get better over time? I have a history of swimmers ear infections, but only in one ear.
Better to treat.: Swimmer's ear is also known as acute external otitis or otitis externa. The most common cause of this infection is bacteria invading the skin inside your ear canal. It's often brought on by water that remains in your ear after swimming favoring bacterial growth. Usually you can treat swimmer's ear with eardrops. Prompt treatment can help prevent complications and more-serious infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a swimmer and i tripped over my dog about a month ago and i fell on my left shoulder. It has been hurting for a month, what could it be?
Many Possibilities.: This could be shoulder, neck &/or brachial plexus problems. A month out, fair chance you have tears or fractures which remain out of position and are not healing. Look for excellence in assistance from a physical therapist first. May need assistance from an orthopedic surgeon, hope not, but certainly possible. Of course surgery involves additional, more controlled injury & does not always solve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swimmer's Itch: There are many causes of skin rashes following swimming. Treatment depends on the cause. Swimmer's itch is a parasitic infection from exposure to contaminated freshwater & is treated with praziquantel. Seabather's eruption is a reaction to tiny jellyfish larvae in saltwater & is treated symptomatically. Reactions to irritants or allergens in water are other causes. Consult a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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