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What Is The Best Treatment For Inability To Breathe Lying Down
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LITHOTOMY: The best position to speed up baby go down the birth canal is lithotomy ...Read more
When is the right time to go the hospital and what is the best position to be in to make labor easier. thanks in advance!
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What is a way to stop restless legs without quitting caffeine? My right leg is the one. Feel the need to crack it too.
Depends: There is no specific position. Would say whichever position causes the least amount of pain. ...Read more
My asthma is particularly bad this time of year, and makes it hard to sleep. What is the best position to sleep in to reduce coughing and wheezing?
Uncontrolled asthma: if you have difficulty sleeping in any position and you are asthmatic, you need to be evaluated, it might not be your lungs though, at any rate, elevating your head would help some, but that's not the way to deal with your uncontrolled asthma, see your doctor, good luck ...Read more
May not cause pain: Straight back syndrome is loss of the normal concavity of the thoracolumbar spine with a narrowed anteroposterior chest dimension, this can compress the heart giving the appearance of a widened heart (pancaked heart). You can have an ejection murmur. The pain may be unrelated to the straight back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please help! what is the best way to releieve pain for spondylothesis other the streching and being hunched over?
Depends on type of: Spondylolisthesis & if Any associated conditions as disc herniation &/or spinal stenosis. Most treated non op with good weight control, avoiding tobacco, regular exercise including flexibility, core strengthening & cardio workouts. A back support & OTC meds can help. If not see a spine specialist for further evaluation with possible PT, meds, injections or even surgery if no improvement. ...Read more
If a person complains of severe indigestion while walking grabs is chest and. Falls to to the floor what should be the first assessment to determine?
Insomnia: Many people have trouble falling asleep in a timely manner. The best place to start is with proper sleep 'hygiene'. Only use your bed for sleeping and sexual activity. Avoid naps all day and caffeine after lunch. Having a healthy diet and exercising properly will also help you rest at night. Be sure to sleep in a quiet spot. It is normal to wait up to 20 minutes to fall asleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the possible problem and what solution for his case? 2y/o sweating while sleeping/nap back is cold to touch.
Night sweat?: If your child is sickly, coughs a lot and sweats at night, you should take him to the doctor and get checked for tuberculosis. However, if he is well otherwise, has no other symptoms and is growing normally, has normal activities, he may be sweating during his sleep because he is dressed too warmly, moves around a lot in his sleep, so he would be sweating from the activity. No problem then. ...Read more
Chill, but not much: I advise patients to check their bp first thing in the AM. Sitting down, arm relaxed. I like the Omron automatic cuff (around your upper arm; do not use a wrist device). Keep a diary of your bp and bring to your MD for review if the pressure averages are elevated (greater than 130-140/80-90). Remember, bp is dynamic and being too calm and relaxed is not your "normal" state. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the cough: If you have an underlying medical issue like asthma and emphysema, speak to your doctor about this. If you have a cold a teaspoon of honey is as effective as many over the counter remedies. If you have fevers >102 of cough for more than 10 days, see your doctor. Finally, for muscle pain, try Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NSAIDs, stretching: low back pain is a common problem. While disc disease and degeneration often is seen on x Rays, muscle is still the most common reason for continues pain. Therefore, anti inflammatories and muscle relaxants are good medicine choices. Stretching, massage, and strengthening will help. Learning proper ergonomics will prevent recurrences. PT can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need inhaler: The preferred treatment for relief of asthma symptoms including cough, wheezing, chest tightness is albuterol by inhaler or nebulizer. Avoiding the trigger (smoke, etc) can help and remaining calm will help, but asthma can be serious (life-threatening) and delaying treatment with medications can lead to poor outcomes. ...Read more
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