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How do you know when your hemorrhoids are gone?

How do you know when your hemorrhoids are gone?

Depends?: If you have not symptoms, there is a good chance your hemorrhoids are resolved or resolving. It would also depend on what type of hemorrhoids you have, internal or external. Most have external hemorrhoids and they are usually palpable and most painful. Internal one usually cause bleeding with less pain and not palpable. If concerned, get examined. Other problems mimic hemorrhoids & r worse. ...Read more

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What do you do when you are constipated?

What do you do when you are constipated?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How do you know when your contractions are getting close for you to have baby?

How do you know when your contractions are getting close for you to have baby?

Approx 5 minutes: Generally, once your contractions become about 5 minutes apart, you should probably head to the hospital. They tend to be very regular and become closer together as time goes on. They last about 30-70 seconds and you may fee the pain from your lower back around to your lower stomach like bad cramps. Typically movement or repositioning does not alleviate the pain of true contractions. ...Read more

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How do you know when you have cancer in your mouth?

How do you know when you have cancer in your mouth?

Variable symptoms: Cancer of the mouth may present as non-healing ulcer, white plaques, bleeding, a mass. Definitive diagnosis needs a biopsy and examination of the tissue by a pathologist. ...Read more

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How do you know when you are in labor?

How do you know when you are in labor?

Contractions->change: Labor is typically considered to occur when regular contractions of the uterus cause a change in the cervix. It can occur before term as well as around the due date. Therefore, the OB doctor should be notified if contractions occur to arrange evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you know if your tubes are still band?

How do you know if your tubes are still band?

Hysterosalpingogram: the tubes could be visualized with an ultrasound or a hysterosalpingogram. Contrast dye is flushed into your cervix and this lines the uterus and tubes then an X-ray is taken. ...Read more

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How do you know when you are going to get your period?

How do you know when you are going to get your period?

Your 1st period: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 & for others not until 16. Before you have a period, you will have noticed breast development, pubic hair & white to yellowish vaginal discharge. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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What should you do and not do when you pull your hamstring?

What should you do and not do when you pull your hamstring?

Let it heal: The problem with many of these hamstring injuries is that people return to activity and sports before they are fully healed. A significant injury may take 4-6 weeks to heal the initial treatment is ice, rest and nsaids. You need to gradually return to sports as jogging will be much easier than sprinting.. In general, don't do anything that causes pain in the affected area. Many of these recur. ...Read more

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How do you know if you exhaled all the way?

How do you know if you exhaled all the way?

All gone: When you can't exhale any further. Some diseases make it difficult. Your physician can do some tests (lung function tests or spirometry) to measure your breathing and ability to move air in and out. ...Read more

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What do you do when you are constipated to treat it?

What do you do when you are constipated to treat it?

Low fiber: And not enough fluids especially if much of your fluid intake is caffeine and or alcohol both of which dehydrate and constipate. Excess foods with calcium or iron such as cheeses and dairy products can constipate. Even if you ate the right foods but didn't drink the correct amount and types of fluids you could get constipated. Fluids are critical! stop the caffeine! ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you get teeth pulled do they numb you and are you awake during the procedure?

I wanted to know when you get teeth pulled do they numb you and are you awake during the procedure?

Yes: Teeth are normally numbed before they are removed. Most general dentists do not put you to sleep, oral surgeons generally will if you request it. In most cases, it is not necessary that one is not awake. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have fleas in your vagina?

How do you know if you have fleas in your vagina?

Do not anticipate: That fleas would be in the actual vagina. Flea bites may be clustered into 3 itchy bumps that bleed ; blanch (turn white) when you press on them. They tend to be found at skin folds (breast or groin) ; folds of joints (ankle, knee, elbow, axilla) as well as legs. A rash ; swelling can occur as well as secondary infection from scratching. A skin biopsy is sometimes needed for accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can you do when your constipated?

What can you do when your constipated?

Low fiber: And not enough fluids especially if much of your fluid intake is caffeine and or alcohol both of which dehydrate and constipate. Excess foods with calcium or iron such as cheeses and dairy products can constipate. Even if you ate the right foods but didn't drink the correct amount and types of fluids you could get constipated. Fluids are critical! stop the caffeine! ...Read more

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How do you know when staples are supposed to come out your skin?

How do you know when staples are supposed to come out your skin?

It depends: When staples or stitches should be removed depends on how much tension there is in the skin closure. It also depends on whether or not a deep skin suture was used or not. Your surgeon is in the best position to determine when to remove staples. ...Read more

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I heard you are able to do sit-ups everyday is this true? I also heard you should do them every other day to let your muscles rest i'm confused

I heard you are able to do sit-ups everyday is this true? I also heard you should do them every other day to let your muscles rest i'm confused

Muscles need time: To repair after strenuous exercise. Even bodybuilders do not exercise the same muscle groups every day; they alternate chest with legs, etc. So every other day is fine. Get adequate protein to help muscles repair & grow. ...Read more

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How do you make sure hands are clean when putting in contacts?

How do you make sure hands are clean when putting in contacts?

Wash and rinse: Wash the hands thoroughly with soap and warm water. Rinse very well. Don't dry the hands with paper or cloth towels...To avoid getting particles on the lenses. Rinse the lenses with contact lens solution before inserting. ...Read more

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How do you know when your ovulating. Do you get like crampy pains?

How do you know when your ovulating. Do you get like crampy pains?

Confirm ovulaton: Not ever woman notices changes that can occur with ovulation such as crampy pains prior to, clear mucus the day before or tender breasts the week after. I suggest using a otc urine test to detect the lh surge as an aid to determine if you're ovulating. ...Read more