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  • Get back pain relief with new exercises and old drugs

    Q: My husband is getting severe spasms in his lower back, possibly as a result of twisting wrong while doing sit-ups. He's getting no relief from ibuprofen. Is there an over-the-counter alternative? A: If your husband's back pain developed after doing...
  • Potassium-rich foods can cause trouble in kidney disease

    Q: My friend has stage 3 kidney disease. His doctor asked him to eat foods low in potassium. So far, we can't find potassium in the nutrition information available on food labels. Is there anywhere he can get a list of foods low in potassium? A: You...
  • Low back pain, cramping among common symptoms of dysmenorrhea

    Q: I have a lot of painful cramping with my periods. But I also get low back pain. Is this related? What do you suggest? A: Doctors call the problem of painful menstrual periods dysmenorrhea. Most often, women with this condition report crampy pain in...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Migraines in children-Part 2: Treatment options

    http://www.kidsdr.com Last week, we discussed migraine headaches and how they're diagnosed in children. Now it's time to decide how to treat a migraine. Just as with diagnosing these headaches, it's important to individualize treatment for each child,...
  • Don't panic over West Nile Virus

    http://www.kidsdr.com Watching the late news last week, I discovered that I live in the zip code with the highest number of cases of West Nile Virus in the country, and sadly, two deaths. At the same time, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
  • Leave the baby aspirin for adults!

    During a recent office visit, I saw a 4-year-old child who was not one of my regular patients. He had a fever and a runny nose. His mother was giving me the child's medical history as I began examining the boy. I had my back slightly turned from her. The...
  • Coxsackie virus is going around again

    http://www.kidsdr.com Coxsackie virus is rampant once again! I've seen too many kids to count (TMKTC) with symptoms of coxsackie virus and the classic skin rash associated with "hand, foot and mouth disease." Many parents are telling me that their day...
  • New guidelines issued on ear infections

    http://www.kidsdr.com The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) just released new guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media (AOM), which is 'doctor speak' for an ear infection. An ear infection is one of the most common maladies of...
  • Avoid spring sports injuries through careful training

    http://www.kidsdr.com With the arrival of spring comes a new season of baseball, softball, track and field. This also means that kids need to be prepared to play. Professional ballplayers spend 4-6 weeks in spring training preparing for the season,...
  • Don't panic amid flu frenzy

    http://www.kidsdr.com "Flu Frenzy" is rampant in Dallas, where I practice, and across the country. It's certainly been a very busy flu season and one that started earlier than usual in the southern part of the country. Texas has been hit especially hard....
  • Surgery for thumb arthritis usually a last resort

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Are there any effective treatments for thumb arthritis that do not require surgery? ANSWER: Surgery for arthritis of the thumb is usually a treatment of last resort. A variety of less-invasive treatment options are available. Although...
  • Lifestyle change may help reduce how often migraine headaches occur

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 38-year-old woman, and I get migraine headaches occasionally, usually one every few months. I have a hard time functioning when I have a migraine. I don't want to take medication for this problem if I don't have to. Are there...