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I'm 6 weeks pregnant. Chiropractor used a percussion (thumping/drumming) handheld massager on my upper back for a couple minutes yesterday. Concerns?
Is it ok to get electrical pulse therapy on upper back if three m pregnant? Accupunc put tinyclips on skin and it sent electrical stim pulses upprback
Burning head like acid being poured on it vertigo scalp tenderness MRI CT blood work emg EEG tilt table carotid/ transcranial doppler all normal??????
Occipital neuralgia: We call this occipital neuralgia. Sometimes due to a condition known as arnold chiari malformation, sometimes due to disc in upper neck sometimes due to arthritis in the neck and sometimes just can't find cause, just have to treat it. Tegretol works fairly good for this. ...Read more
Headache for 3 weeks from top of forehead to base at my neck. light sensitive - more artificial lights inside than out & 'feel' steps on amatripalyn.
Adjust meds: You will need to revisit your psychiatrist that prescribed your med in the first place to suggest an adjustment, which appears necessary based on your symptoms... ...Read more
So what's the deal does indoor light effect renova (tretinoin). ? Ie. Iphone light , tv light or florissant bathroom lights ? Please explain in full
Eye feels heavy and tingly when i focus on reading or watching tv also heavy fealing under eye Dr put me on nasal spray and antibiotics doxycycline, day 3 no better?
I started using the inversion table 4 days ago and I only tilted on a light angle. Everything seems fine except I felt little dizzy when head down?
Why even use it?: I am not sure why anyone would want to use an inversion table. However, if it makes you dizzy, stop using it. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the tissue density. The denser the tissue, the more heat is generated. ...Read more
Yes: Be careful not to burn yourself. Towel or sheet between pad and skin. Not on high and limit duration. ...Read more
Bp 95/58 p111 standing. Sat down a min later 128/77 p95. Then 110/75 p85 a min later. 20wk pregnant with pots. My BP usually 100/60. This fluxuation ok?
Can using a chiropractic vibrating back massager on my lower back during pregnancy harm the fetus in any way? It was a pretty powerful massager
Upper spin & right shoulder blade are super tight & painful. Walking in elliptical machine helps but next day comes back. Help?
Stretching Technique: If you are young and healthy you might benefit from specific stretching techniques. Try pulling your arm across your chest with the opposite arm until you feel the stretch and hold for a count of five then take a deep breath and relax. Repeat the process 5 times per set 2 sets per day for 3 days. If the pain presists or is getting worse have you doctor examine you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gray spot in middle of vision.Notice @ night & evening.when looking up at light source.ex: light bulb & street light)goes away after a few.But why?
Progressive, extremely severe thoracic back pain at night, for months. Tried chiro, massage, accu, nsaids, antacids.MRI w/o contrast was normal.Ideas?
Diagnose: What you really need now is a diagnosis. Why would a 30 yo have sever back pain with a normal MRI? It suggests it may be non musculoskeletal. Things like pancreatitis, ulcer disease, and a variety of medical conditions can cause back pain. You may need to start over with a detailed exam and further studies to explain the source of your pain. Then appropriate treatment can be given. ...Read more
Muscle strain: Muscle strain is a tear of the muscle fibers. After a prescribed period of R.I.C.E treatment, it is appropriate to do LIGHT stretching to prevent the muscle from tightening down during healing. But it must be done gently! Remember, when recovering from a strain, if it hurts, don't do it. ...Read more
5yr old w/ muscleweakness , walks on tip toes, rocks when sitting, speech problem, he is social and does make eye contact. Sensitive to light /sound.?
Doc heard bruit in caroited arteries only at rest & goes away during exercise. Doppler ultra sound & cardiac stress tests both normal. Why??
Bruit: not all things that get called bruits are pathologic. With a normal doppler probably ok. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more
2 weeks before expected period on and off headaches & soreness in breast sleeping alot and IV had very light cramping a few times as well as hot flash?
Yes: Should not be a problem. These contain menthol and a salicylate and should not harm your fetus, but might check with your obstetrician for their take on this issue. Have a great baby. ...Read more