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Will Walkinf Make Hemmorhoid Woese
Hemorrhoid: Depended on the severity of your external hemorrhoid. There are a few things you can do to relieve your problem. Eat high fiber diet, drink adequate amount of water. Use citrucel, one table spoon in 8 oz of water, drink daily. Avoid straining during bowel movement. Sitz bath 2-3 times daily with 5-10 minutes each. Avoid prolonged sitting on the toilet. Prep-h, three times per day. Last-sx. ...Read more
I'm about to get a walking boot for soft tissue damage. Won't it be hard to walk because my legs won't be even? And how can I clean it? Thank you!
All doctors said I don't need surgery because it will not get worsen but they advice me to swim
Can that make my back look better?
NO: it won't change the shape of your back, which has a bony abnormality. What swimming will do is keep your muscles strong so that you will have less pain from the bony abnormality. That's important because you can then smile and let your personality make up for any anxiety about how you look. ...Read more
Hemorrhoid treatment: For most hemorrhoids, home treatment is all you need. This includes slowly adding fiber to your meals, drinking more water, and using over-the-counter ointments for a limited time to stop itching. You also may use stool softeners. Surgery to remove hemorrhoids is generally reserved for when medical treatments fail, or if complications occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprained ankle, doctors won't sign me off, work in a nursery. Toes still numb, keep loosing balance. Not sure what to do?
Losing your balance: You might need to see a neurolgist ...Read more
Could you tell me some things that may help urgency with IBS,I can't go anywhere without a toilet. Diet exercise not helped much. Don't want Imodium (loperamide) ?
Non-specific: IBS is a non disease, describing a complex of vague & undefined problems, such as gas, bloating, irregularity, cramps, etc. Your best bet is a good balanced diet, with fiber, excellent hydration, especially water, and yogurt. If you don't like yogurt , take a probiotic 3-4 times a week. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosised with internal hemorrids, take two medimucil pills at night for fiber. What makes it worse or helps make it better? Does it ever go away?
Can swimming help or make scoliosis worse, and how? I'm wondering because there's a 90 degree pool, but I wouldn't want it to worsen my scoliosis.
Yes, swimming helps: Typically swimming does not worsen scoliosis.Rather good core strengthening from exercises like swimming, ellipticals &pilates are beneficial.We would need to also have more info about your pool.COnsideration would be for you to see a sports medicine or PMR MD & complete Physical therapy if you havent already.Once we know the degree of your curve that would help,in males these are often small. ...Read more
Dear doctor my foot burns and make me difficult to walk on shoes for long times. And also it makes me sleepy.
Foot Burns: It sounds like you could be experiencing hyperglycemia (elevated blood glucose). You need testing to help avoid more serious complications. Foot burning is sometimes a complication with uncontrolled blood sugar. A simple blood test could be diagnostic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do some doctors say yogurt will get rid i yeast infection and others say it won't. What's the truth? Will it or will it not?!
Might, might not.: Yogurt sometimes works, but you need a non-sweetened brand that contains active acidophilus, the friendly bacteria that helps keep yeast in check. Many commercial brands do not have it, so be sure to read the label. And if it doesn't work, see your doctor, because something else may be going on. ...Read more
Akathisia (inability to sit still) makes me feel bad. Do I have to do things like exercise & walking that make me feel good to combat the akathisia?
Akathisia: Movement: disorder: feeling of inner restlessness and compelling need to be in constant motion. Seek an evaluation to determine cause and/or differentiate from other conditions/contributors (such as RLS/Restless Leg Syndrome). Treatment includes eliminating or replacing the cause (such as a medication). There are medications that can counter the symptoms. Best regards for relief. ...Read more
Will being bulimic make my multiple sclerosis symptoms worse? Will it make it progress any faster?
Will have no effect: Bulimia is not a direct issue, but, complications of dietary situations can temporarily make things seem worse. A fever could cause a "pseudo-relapse", temporary but still troublesome. On the other hand, if you follow a low fat diet in spite of your issues, this would be somewhat beneficial in the end. Your bulimia could compromise oral meds, so discuss with your neurologist. ...Read more
The podiatrist says thats it healed but i'm not sure will wrapping the foot help or phsical therapy i need answers?
Can wearing ankle/wrist 1lb weights all day make me get used to more weight and make me faster/stronger or will it have consequences?
With overall weight: Loss - there is a good chance that there will be some loss of breast and butt weight. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more
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