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Why Cant You Ride A Jet Ski When Pregnant
Protection: A fall from a bike can occur in any circumstance. In urban roads it might involve another vehicle which is less likely on a country road. But hidden hazards are present, and a fall off the bike can cause serious injury without a helmet. It is simply good self protection to always wear a helmet when riding a bike. ...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
How do you know if you have a concussion? I face planted very hard while snowboarding. I had a helmet on, but it slid back a bit when i fell. No loss
CONCUSSION: To concus means 'to shake violently'; which is what happens to the brain when the head or trunk is violently impacted. This violent event causes brain injury at the cellular level, which is why symptoms and recovery are vary from person to person. The key to recovery is close follow up with a provider knowledgeable in the concussion who'll monitor symptoms & neurocognitive test results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left knee hurts when i drive in long traffic jams, when I do walking lunges or when i ride a bicycle. My doctor thinks it wear. What it can be?
Lately , when I climb stairs I get easily tired, I smoke but not on the regular , I have a difficult time going to sleep but I am always sleepy
See your doctor: for exam and evaluation of low energy and excessive sleeping. Cigarettes will cut your stamina so please ask for guidance on how to stop smoking as well. Write down all meds, any alcohol/drug/caffeine use and current stresses. I hope this helps as a first step. Best wishes. ...Read more
Static shock: In the winter, when the air is dry and conducts electricity poorly, and you walk with dry shoes, especially with rubber soles, across a wool rug, your body accumulates a charge that in moist air would spontaneously leave. Then when you touch a metal point which goes to ground, the charge you have accumulated jumps to the ground and you feel the static shock. This is harmless but gets your notice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am i able to ride rides at the gold coast theme parks if I am 3-4 weeks pregnant? Or is it just if i feel comfortable doing so or not?
Theme park rides: It is not wise to ride theme part rides while pregnant. ...Read more
Depends on your goal: As long as you are not the pilot, you should rest. Sleep masks, ear plugs & neck pillows can help with this. If you are time-shifting to adjust to a new time zone, either expose yourself to daylight & stay awake, or wear sunglasses or mask & sleep depending on the direction of travel. Some use melatonin but there is little evidence. Avoid alcohol. For long flights, make sure you stretch your legs. ...Read more
When a theme park ride warns not for pregnant women, does it apply to all stages? I am 4.5 weeks pregnant & going to disney world.
When flying from Romania to Canada, when should I expect to get tired? (Just wanting to know so that I will not do anything). I sleep between 10pm-6am
Be safe! As 4 your ?: Jet lag affects everyone differently, and it's unclear how this will affect you. Depending upon where you are traveling in Canada we can look at the change in time and estimate what your preset clock will trend toward, but daylight hours and the rhythm of life in your destination will soon influence your sleep cycle. Melatonin is often useful in these cases. Ask your local doc about sleep aides. ...Read more
When i not doing serious job, i fell asleep , if i avoid i feel bad head pain and Confusion , if i sleep i enter to REM faze after a few seconds?
Get back in rhythm: Sounds like you need to get to bed on a routine basis at the same time every night. Turn down the lights. if you don't fall asleep in an hour or so get up and walk around. Try not to think about things while you are trying to sleep. No coffee or tea before bedtime and don't be drinking alcohol as it will keep you up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever I get nervous about something (going on a plane, going on a date) I throw up even if its a tiny thing how do I get it to stop?
Sleep hygiene.: You need to get on a regular sleep schedule. To reset your sleep clock, go to bed at the same time every night, awaken at the same time every morning, don't nap during the day, use the bed for sleeping (not eating, TV watching, reading, etc), if you awaken during the night, stay in bed until your determined awakening time. ...Read more
This summer I want to go swimming because I am traveling but I cannot use a tampon and my flow is EXTREMELY heavy. What do I do?
Why do I feel like im going to pass gas everytime im listening to music on my headphones ? Before when i used to listen to music on headphones i couldnt breath properly, and now when i listen to music i feel like im going to pass gas so i cannot listen to
I : I am assuming that when you refer to passing gas it is not flatus (gas passed through your anus) but rather the feeling of pressure around your ears. This may be associated with pressure from the headphones. This could be more dramatic if there is fluid in the middle ear or if your eustacian tubes (they drain the ears into the throat) are not open. ...Read more
Going on a cruise soon and my period is due when ship docks at a remote island. I suffer very heavy periods & not on the pill. Wat do I do to stop it?
Can be Tough: Sit where your eyes can see same motion your body and inner ears feel-sit in the front of the car or bus & look at distant horizon avoid strong odors and spicy or greasy foods. Do not turn to chat. Keep cool air flowing, if driver can use ginger or zofran. If passenger: transderm scop, (scopolamine) meditation, dramamine, antivert. ...Read more
Is it okay to strip and wax floors and move desk while pregnet cause in summer thats what we have to do at the schools. I am 9 weeks pregnet.
Pregnancy activity: During pregnancy, most women can be as active as they were before they got pregnant. This includes traveling, working, exercising, and having sex. At least 30 minutes of exercise on all or most days of the week is recommended. Whether or not you should stop working depends on your health, your baby's health, and what your work involves. Usually you can work up until you go into labor. ...Read more
I m a commercial pilot and I goof up realtime during audiometry. I almost hv cold everytime can you suggest any remedy so I couldnt completely get rid?
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
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.
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?
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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