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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
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