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Alternative Names Web finger repair; Web toe repair; Syndactyly repair Risks Risks for any anesthesia include the following: Problems breathing Reactions to medications Risks for any surgery include the following: Bleeding Infection Other possible complications related to this surgery include the following: Damage from not getting enough blood in the hand or foot, due to the cast Loss of skin grafts Stiffness of the fingers or toes Call your doctor if you notice the following: Fever Fingers that tingle, are numb, or have a bluish tinge Severe pain Swelling
Pregnancy Tracker: 37 weeks, 2 days Size of the Baby: About 7 pounds Biggest Obstacle: Multiple aches and pains! Pregnancy takes an interesting arch. In the first trimester, many women are miserable because they can't keep food down, they experience food aversions, or they endure nearly constant nausea. For the middle trimester, suddenly you have more energy, food sounds good, the nausea goes away and you feel pretty much like your normal self. Except now, you have the pregnancy glow and family, friends, even strangers embrace your mother-to-be status. After that peak, you slowly decline into the uncomfortable stage known as the third trimester. That's where I am now. I assume this is natural because feeling so uncomfortable makes you look forward to delivery, excited to get labor going, and generally want the pregnancy to end. My most pressing complaint is moderate to strong hip pain on my left side. From my onl...
Serious PMDD (pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder) can be debilitating and painful. Help may be on the way thanks to some recent findings by researchers from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. PMDD is more severe than PMS and can really incapacitate a woman for several days out of the month. Physical symptoms can include palpitations, bloating, low energy. Emotional symptoms can include irritability, anxiety, depression, mood swings, sleepeing disturbances and difficulty focusing. UNC was given a $3 million grant for a 5-year study using YAZ, a low-dose (hormone) birth control pill.
Apparently it's the change in hormones and not the change in levels that triggers the depression aspect of PMDD in susceptible women. And these women seem to be especially sensitive to any hormonal changes associated with the menstrual cycle, so this continuous birth control therapy - which eliminates hormonal cycling - seems to be an excellent therapy opti...
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