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When Were Flip Turns First Used In Competitive Swimming
My period is late for 2 months no sex but we were playing around rubbing our bodies in a pool both of were wearing bathing suits can I be prego ?
Hmmm....: Even marine mammals like dolphins and whales having sex in the ocean don't get pregnant without an ejaculation into a vagina. We humans have little chance at all, if the dolphins and whales can't do it. If still worried, one can do a home urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex, or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more
there were 2girls who went in the cr b4 me,i squat when i peed then after that i felt wet in my inner thigh area.paranoid if its semen.preg?ovulation
Although it is part of my routine during the cooler months, does it really benefit me walking in the heat in florida, as opposed to, a stationary bike?
Do I have stress fractures again? Ran x-country and track at the d-i level in college and got tibial stress fractures in both legs at the same time (spring 2005). Don't know if i ever totally recovered while in college, trying to stay in shape/running for
If : If you have recurrent or persistent pain at the site of a previous stress fracture, you definitely have to worry that you either have a stress fracture that never completely healed or a recurrent stress fracture. It sounds like you are well aware of risk factors for stress fractures (ie, diet, weight loss, shoes, biomechanical factors). However, in order to know what sort of treatment or intervention is warranted now, you need to know exactly what's going on in the bone. My recommendation would be to see a specialist. If you have physical findings that suggest a stress fracture (like point bony tenderness), i would look at getting a thin section ct scan. This can differentiate an acute stress fracture from a non-union or fibrous union of a chronic stress fracture. The findings will tell you if this is likely to heal with rest or, if something more involved may need to be done such as a bone stimulator or even surgical treatment (like bone grafting or inserting a steel rod in the tibia). The findings will tell you if there are other host factors that may be operative (like nutritional or hormonal factors) or if there is some biomechanical, training, and/or equipment issue that needs further investigation. Good luck! ...Read more
I've been pretty much inactive. Out in medical leave. Gained some weight. Noticed during walking around in neighborhood. Some stiffness in lower back. Decided yesterday to join gym. As to try and avoid the stiffness. Did a very, very light setting on trea
LOW BACK MUSCLE PAIN: Is very common. Reading your history, not surprising. The low back muscles are commonly ignored when we work out, and over time poorly used. They have been probably extra strained trying to balance your excess weight. Overworked, poorly trained muscles will in time cause you stiffness and pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been training for a half marathon & running races for six months now. I am in my first trimester of pregnancy. Is it safe to continue to train & run the half, or is it too risky in the first trimester? Thank you in advance!
Ask OB MD: I have club mates who have run very close to their delivery dates. Much depends upon how you feel and your level of fitness. Always consider if the training / racing will deprive your developing child of oxygen and nutrients. 90 - 120 minutes of relatively intense exercise may present just such a situation. Plenty of other races, but only one developing child. Perhaps volunteer to help out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Birth control was on floor of jeep during travel in purse, was very hot when I picked it up? Did that extreme heat make it ineffective?
OCP temp exposure: You are fine. While in general you want to store meds at room temperature unless otherwise specified, a short period of time ( ...Read more
Went to pee & there were 2 girls who went in the cr b4 me,i squat when i peed then after that i felt wet in my inner thigh.paranoid if its semen.preg?
Very unlikely: almost impossibleGet a more detailed answer ›
My heartrate is 58 in the morning but after i get off the tread mill after walking 6 miles on a high incline my heartrate will stay between 80 and 90?
Heart rate: Quite normal - keep up the program. ...Read more
Blood sugar 185 right after a basketball game in which temper ran hot near end of game. Is that normal? Levels were fine before & an hour after game
Rise in BS: During exercise it is common to raise blood sugars esp with increased tempers. If this is volatile going up and down, you can get an A!C non fasting at a later time to check on whether it stays high over time. See your MD if that occurs. Sometimes, all that is needed in basketball is to hydrate with water during and after the games. ...Read more
Is it safe to travel by train in indian railways which are having shakes and rocking motion during first trimester of pregnancy?
In old days when alcohol was used in surgery, was it's purpose to knocked the person out like anesthesia or just try and dull the pain?
Work involves changing environment all the time i.e. heat in store and outside in shop in AC being sick x3 in a row, took antibio. but still high temp?
Sanitary: It would be more sanitary to wear clean underwear each day. However for some people who are impoverished - this may not be possible. ...Read more
i am living in usa and got married few months back.
We are into protective intercourse.
Yesterday when we were doing , the condom broke but before penetrating into the vagina.
The fluid was all over my urinal valve and may be top of vagin
Plan B : The risk of pregnancy is low but as a precaution i would use an over the counter medication called plan b. It helps decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy when taken within 72 hr of unplanned intercourse. It works by preventing or delaying ovulation. You may pick it up at most pharmacies without a prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I left towels outside on a rope to dry but it was raining in the night, are they still usable? Or rewash?
My blood sugar levels fall really low when testing outside in very cold weather. While hunting in twenty degree weather it was 42 but i felt fine?
Read manual: All meters have temperature limitations. I don't know of any meter that will work properly at 20F. Check the manual that came with the meter for more information about the temperature range for your meter. If you no longer have the manual, you can call the 1-800 number on the back of the meter or check online. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Torn ligaments in knees. Some instability now at age 34. What happens when i'm old? Keeping it in check w/ exercise now. Is surgery better in longrun?
Depends on ligaments: Instabilities can b from acl, pcl, mcl, ; lcl.Or any combination. All can lead 2 many forms of instability. C a knee specialist 4 evaluation. Find out what ur instability is ; follow his/her advice. , . ...Read more
Before ovulation my temp is in the low 97.0 after ovulation they are in the high 97.0 never go over 98.0 is that bad?
Carpal tunnel, tendonitis, arthritis i was around the age of 16 and competing in artistic roller skating. During practices i would fall and slam my right hand into the floor over and over. Eventually i had so much pain i ended up in the doctors office.
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