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What Are The Precautions To Take After A Concussion
Rhinoplasty Post Op: If you have had a rhinoplasty and don't have specific instructions from your surgeon, call immediately and request specifics. If you are asking in general, typical rhinoplasty post-op instructions include keeping your head elevated, avoiding trauma to the nose, not blowing your nose for at least a week, and only sleeping on your back for several weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Preconception Care: Take Folic Acid at least 400 mcgs daily. No recreational drugs, alcohol or nicotine in any form. Exercise regularly. See a doctor specially if you have risk factors like medical illnesses such as Diabetes, High blood pressure, Lupus or any genetic disorder in the family. Eat healthy and start your pregnancy with an optimal weight. ...Read more
How high should the temperature of someone recovering from a tramautiv brain injury get before they are taken to the hospital?
38.5 C: 38.5 c is the temperature in the hospital where we start to get worried and treat the patient with tylenol (acetaminophen) or other cooling measures. However, it depends on the circumstances and the degree of head injury. Is the patient awake or still in coma? The rationale for being concerned is that you want to find the source of the fever. Infections from the lungs and urinary tract are common. ...Read more
Concussion: REST mentally and physically. Avoid any triggers causing concussion symptoms like headache, dizziness, Nausea, balance problems, light/noise sensitivity etc. Treat the Headache with Naproxen twice a day as this seems to work better for concussion headaches. 4 grams of Fish Oil highly recommended for 30 days as well. Follow up with physician 48-72 hours after initial concussion evaluation. ...Read more
Which is the best time to take TB medicines and do I really need to have a full meal before taking them?
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1. What is the best time of day to workout?
2. What is the right time to take a bath after an exercise?
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Work out time: depends on your daily duties. Many people find an early morning work out gives them energy for the day. Others do brisk walking at lunch time. Still others stop at the gym on the way home from work. Experiment and see what feels best for you. Shower after work out. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hello, can you tell me if it is standard to be given blood thinners before a surgical procedure, as a precaution? Also, is it standard care for a doctor to take you off of estrogen / birth control prior to a gynecological surgery? If so, for how long bef
Vertigo symptoms: BPPV caused vertiginous spells - during those spells, one must be cautious due to the potential for falling, or sustaining other injuries due to operating a motor vehicle or machinery. Medications are not generally helpful except if needed for nausea/vomiting. The exercises are important in order to resolve the BPPV - Epley, Semont and others, best to see physical therapist for instructions. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of early pregnancy before your missed period? How can you tell you are pregnant? And when is the right time to take a test?
None: Although tiredness may be a symptom of certain vitamin deficiencies, in the absence of such a deficiency, taking additional vitamins serve no purpose. Speak to a physician to evaluate the source of your tiredness such as poor sleep, stress, thyroid diseas, etc. Before resorting to taking extra vitamins. ...Read more
After head injury how long does it take before you can be sure there is no blood clot in the brain?
Depends: This depends on the mechanism of injury and age of the patient. Majority of head injuries lead to bleeding immediately after impact, due to disruption of blood vessels in the tissues. If an initial ct does not show any bleeding, risks are relatively low to have a delayed bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Is it possible to pass out from exhaustion after not sleeping for a long time? If so what is the recommended course of action?
Sleep - if not: Helpful get a check up. Use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows. 4. Use bedroom only for sleep ; sex. Put work materials, computers, ; tvs in. ...Read more
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