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Why Cant You Ride A Jet Ski When Pregnant
No.: Jet skiing can introduce potentially infected water under pressure into the vagina; if you are pregnant, this could lead to miscarriage, vaginitis, cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease - none of which you need. Therefore, avoid this hobby during pregnancy and for 2-3 months postpartum. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Can you be infected with N. Fowleri by getting splashed in the face on a jet ski? Never went under or in, was in deep water on 82 degree lake.
Water sports common: Amebic meningoencephalitis is very rare. Only 300 cases reported worldwide in the last 50 years. Activities associated with infection include swimming, watercraft and diving. Risk of infection is about 2.6 per million exposures. You are more likely to be struck by lightening. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Used jet ski and pinched nose hard when I fell in a couple times,4 days ago. Today have sinusitis symptoms. Fear of N fowleri,is nose pinching enough?
Ameobas: Although the media likes to take extreme cases out of context, N Fowleri infection is exceedingly rare. Think of the millions of people at this very moment who have had fresh water in their nose this summer without amoebas in the brain. Most likely you have a normal sinus infection which you do NOT need antibiotics for unless your symptoms persist for more than three weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Freaked out. Can you get the brain eating amoeba just by riding on a jet ski, slower speed, and never having body or face enter water at all?
Fell of jet ski. Now hard /pain to walk on leg in thigh upper and lower prior to a high ankle sprain . Ankle is sharp hit of pain on off. Help?
Needs to be checked : You could have a sprain/ contusion of the thigh which generally improves with rest and time and hot pack may be helpful as well If it continues you will need CRays to make sure you do not have hairline crack on your bones or other serious injury Get it checked by your doctor he may recommend dom physical therapy also ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hypochondriac. Now worried about N fowleri after having water splashed on my face by jet ski on the 4th. Not sure if any went in nose. Ease my mind pl?
High anxiety: Anxiety/irrational concerns are taking a toll on you. Obsessive thinking, what-if worrying is exhausting and time consuming. Check with your pcp so you know your concern is unfounded. Then see a therapist or psychiatrist for an evaluation and help. Anxiety is treatable. Hope this helps you. ...Read more
Should be: Ok-but take it easy. No black runs or moguls suggested. ...Read more
I would suggest: Gentle rides that are not high velocity, non -impact, that don't spin you upside down. Would approach with common sense- regarding potential for injury. Congratulations & take care. ...Read more
Get checked: There are many reasons why you might not have gotten pregnant in 18 month. Talk with you doctor to start evaualting why pregancy has not yet occurred. ...Read more
Ask your OB: As your OB knows you and your condition and if you do it needs to be slow as the bouncing could cause a potential problem and i assume u are a good rider because a fall would be potentially disasterous, sometimes you need to sacrifise a few things during pregnancy because the potential risk and consequences is not worth the pleasure and u have the rest of your life to ride after pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It takes time: The miscarriage rate is 25% of all pregnancies unless a women as had 3 in a row, then it will increase. Most women get pregnant in 6-12 months following a miscarriage. If you attempt for another pregnancy is longer than 12 months ago and you are having timed intercourse for the last 9-12 months, please see your gynecologists. Otherwise, please be patient, your odds of another pregnancy are high ...Read more
Usually: In general its ok to ride a mower as long as it doesn't make you have contractions. Just make sure you are well-hydrated, don't get too hot sunburned and it should be fine. Best wishes! ...Read more
Below: Yes if you do not have an incident. No if you will But that is hard to predict Some studies suggest that 1/3 of women do have one miscarriage. My advice to patients during PG is not to do anything that they would regret doing if they have a miscarriage--then they will not "wish I had not done that" ...Read more
NO !!!!!: Any questions like this or any questions u need to ask your ob, not here , wave runner much too bumpy and just from the ride could cause premature labor, and if u fall and land on your belly could cause premature labor or worst case a placental abruption, wait till after u deliver. ...Read more
Yes and no: You won't hurt the pregnancy by the bumpiness of the road, but most doctors would recommend not riding motorcycles at all in pregnancy as a fall or crash could hurt you and the baby. Same reason recommend staying off horses. Most of the time you'd be fine, but why take that chance? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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