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Please get some help: I assume you are asking to hide needle marks from drug injections? If so, I don't think any doctor/nurse in his/her right mind will advise you how to do it, but they will advise you to get some help quiting the dangerous and costly habits. Drug abuse kills. Iv drug abuse and cause/spread infections-diseases. It will cost u, your family/friends. Please stop and consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
A patient of mine has track marks from IV drug use but denies it. How can I help as student nurse?
Car rolled over my foot. I had track marks on it. Doctor seemed to not care since not broken. Big deal or not?
Depends: Do you have on-going pain? Swelling? If your foot is functions normally, there is no pain or deformity-there's little need to worry. If you have pain, swelling, difficulty walking, return to your doctor. Subtle fractures may not show up on xray for 1-2 weeks after an injury. Other structures within the foot and ankle may have been injured, and would not be demonstrated on xray. ...Read more
Had the contraceptive implant in my arm, took the dressing off & have a weird bruise, looks like scratches on my arm, like track marks is this normal?
Red marks (size of tic-tac) across stomach, now showing up on a "track" across skin. No bite mark or center. No itching. Not raised. Not scaly.
? contact dermatitis: As described a linear (tract) vessicular, red, maulopapular rash is indicative of a contact dermatitis (such as poison ivy, oak, or basically anything you may have come in contact with that you are allergic to.) do you remember any contact? You can try otc steroid cream and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and if it persists, get an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
Usually, fiber supplements such as metamucil are very effective in regulating one's bowels. You could also try a probiotic such as align or florastor. Make sure you drink enough water through the day, and avoid constipating foods such as cheese or dairy.
Lastly, regular daily exercise is one of the best behaviors in staying "regular".
Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
Fruits and veggies: Start with fresh fruits and vegetables, a fresh apple, orange, banana, carrots and celery sticks are good starts. I personally like black beans, kidney beans and chickpeas from the can and I add them to my salads. Fresh mango is delicious as are grapes and blueberries. Go for it- you can do it. By the way, walnuts and almonds are real good for you cause of the omega 3 oils. ...Read more
Pcos?: Periods abnormal? You need lab work. Perform virtual consult so we can help you ...Read more
I had my baby 3 months ago. I feel like she isn't tracking objects well. Is that a problem at 3 months?
I recently had a m/c sometime last week so when should I expect my first full cycle so I can start tracking?
Return of cycles: It's not uncommon for your body to take 1 to 2 months before going back to regular cycling after a miscarriage. If by three months you have not gone back to cycling, please see your doctor ...Read more
So im not sure if I put a new tampon in. I think I got side tracked. I don't feel it. Is it possible to get lost?
Yes: If you forgot that you inserted a tampon you may have inserted another one on top of it. This can push the original tampon behind the cervix. It can be difficult to find. If you notice brown, yellow or foul smelling discharge there is likely a tampon stuck. You can see your gynecologist for a quick exam to see if one is in the vagina. ...Read more
I have a condromalacia the type that there is no abnormal tracking, after what time I will feel better with exercises?
I've been tracking it since april there's how it goes april 19-24 may 16-21 june 7-14 july 5-13 31-aug9 19-22 24-sept2 what could cause this?
What?: What are you tracking? What is the problem this could cause? What are you specifically worrying about? ...Read more
I work out at exygon is it better to jog on outdoor track before or after I lift weights? Can I last longer on track jogging before I lift weig
After: Cardio should always follow strength training not precede it. ...Read more
27 y old female, sharp pains in my lower back. Been happening for a few weeks. Several times a day. Stops me in my tracks every time, what is this?
Usually from muscle: Strain. If it worsens, get checked for kidney problems, arthritis, pinched nerve, slipped disc etc. U are still young to have any serious conditions. See your dr for reassurance. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/back-pain/guide/causes-of-back-pain http ://www. Webmd. Com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/tips-for-pain-relief. ...Read more
I have lower back right pain that feels sharp like a wave and it just stops me in my tracks and it comes and goes without warning days months apart?
Back pain: Back pain may be due to lumbar stenosis, disc herniation, spondy (instability), facet pain, or a combination. Typically, if you feel the pain is severe, an MRI can be diagnostic. Initial conservative therapy is very helpful: physical therapy, or chiropractic treatments. If these are not helpful, then you should see a spine specialist to consider a selective spinal injection. ...Read more
See doctor.: If your symptoms represent a bacterial infection, then a course of antibiotic may help to get you feeling better quickly. If this is viral and it's already started, then it's just going to its thing. If this is the flu, it may be early enough for you to start medications to shorten its course. Regardless, as you can see, a doctor should determine that with which you are dealing right now. ...Read more
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Many options now: From graphs with basal body temps to ovulation kits to apps, there are now many ways to track fertile times. If having difficulty, start with at least a calendar of periods. Before seeing a new gyn provider, ask the office staff what system the doctor prefers and begin using that before your first visit. The same applies to fertility specialist, who may also add blood tests and ultrasound studies. ...Read more
For noncritical case: This usually involves triaging patients needing urgent care for noncritical illnesses presenting to the er. Once determined noncritical, these folks are fast-tracked to a separate area of the er staffed with urgent-care providers--pediatricians, internist, nurse practitioner, physician assistant etc. Who can quickly assess, treat, and plan for discharging you. Don't use er for nonemergent illness. ...Read more
Diabetes: It depends how much you have fallen off the wagon. I would recommend that you start taking your diabetes medications as directed. Check your blood sugars at least once per day but if you take insulin checking blood sugars 3-4 times per day is necessary. Your diet is also important so I would recommend talking to a dietician ...Read more
There are apps and.:
Many apps exist that you can monitor your progress, both for iphones or android (methyltestosterone) devices, which have gps.
I am not endorsing a specific app, but with my iphone 4s, I use an app called cylcemeter, which measures and maps my routesw on my mountain bike, calculates speed, and if I redo the path later, it will compute your average speed for both. Many apps are available. See what the reviews are. ...Read more