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Where Writs Touches Laptop I Am Sore Would Switch To Desktop Help
Almost touched this light switch to turn it on (had glowing light on it) & felt a shock on my finger ..2 days ago. took out plug from laptop 2day then finger (in same spot) was sore . Should I worry?
No: A bit of tenderness would be expected...need to have an electrician check out the switch since it is a fire hazard. ...Read more
Overly sore to touch allover resting laptop, book on lap hurts! bumping into the wall, leaning against counter hurts muscle for while after what is it?
My laptop fell on my nose hard ystrday.The septum is quite sore and if touch it, feel the pain into front teeth. No bruis.Should I c a dr or wait bit?
Nasal trauma: I would advise seeing an ENT doctor to check things out. Probably no harm done, but best to be safe. A nasal or septal fracture could cause long term cosmetic and breathing problems . ...Read more
Use a standing desk: Recent studies show that it may be better for your posture to stand rather than sit at a desk. Also standing may make you live longer. Check out the following links: (www.Wired.Com/gadgetlab/2012/05/ditch-your-office-chair-for-a-new-standing-desk/) and (www.Lifehacker.Com/5735528/why-and-how-i-switched-to-a-standing-desk). ...Read more
Yup: Take more breaks or you will ruin your neck. ...Read more
Was in close contact w/ friend in hospital who later found out has C Diff(touched her laptop, etc)what are chances I'll get it +how long till I know?
C. diff spores: The problem with C. diff is the spores that are generated are invisible and can be anywhere in relation to an infected patient. It's quite possible u may have picked some up on your hands, and subsequently ingested them. (This has happened to 30% of health care workers). It means you must be EXTREMELY CAREFUL about taking antibiotics-you could be colonized. Tell any doc who wants u on antibiotics. ...Read more
Last night I dropped my laptop on my foot and now it hurts to touch it and it hurts a little bit when I walk. What do I do?
Crush injury...: There is a chance of a bone fracture with any crush injury. If you have still have pain and swelling I would recommend getting an x-ray taken to correctly identify anything broken or not! Important next steps are to stay off of it and to get a proper diagnosis and treatment. I hope you feel better soon and your computer is ok! ...Read more
Last night I dropped my laptop on my foot and now it hurts to touch it and it hurts a little bit when I walk. What should I do?
Ice and Rest: Dropping something heavy from a height can lead to bone and/or soft tissue injuries. You should get an X-ray of the foot to make sure there are no bone issues. If the foot hurts when moving your toes and ankle, then the tendons and ligaments may have been injured. Your podiatrist can evaluate both. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers