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Are there time limits on when epidurals can be administered?

I'm not sure if this would be a hospital policy thing or a medical thing. Is it possible to get an epidural at 9cm or does it have to be administered earlier on?
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What might be the cause of this unexplained, prolonged groin pain symptom [closed]

Imagine a medical case of someone experiencing a prolonged, unexplained pain symptom in his lower left abdomen and groin area. Feeling the worst when sitting down, but much better standing up or lying ...
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Opoid addiction telltale signs

If one is taking prescription opioids to manage backpain from an auto accident, what is the litmus test \ telltale sign that one is becoming addicted? What countermeasures can be taken to avoid ...
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“Cuddle” Parties boost oxytocin? To what degree does it help with pain management and sleep?

Tis the Valentine Season, and I suppose that's why I was invited to a "Cuddle" Party the other day. Haven't heard of one? Neither had I. I didn't go because it's not my thing, but it's becoming more ...
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Turmeric vs Ibuprofen

Is there any truth in what is said here, that Ibuprofen is toxic to heart muscle and turmeric is an effective alternative? I have tried to find the study mentioned but cannot find it.
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Long term management of AC joint injury

What is the best way to deal with AC joint injury (Grade III) in the longer run, if the surgeon suggests that surgery is not a worthwhile option for the degree of injury I have? I regularly feel mild ...
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Scoliosis/Abnormal Spinal Curvature Treatment for adults

Is ''mild'' scoliosis fully recoverable in adults? Exercise or Full rest, which is more important in treatment? How scoliosis causes Pain in the back? What should be done to stop the pain? Give me a ...
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Is there anything anyone can do to decrease the symptoms of dysmenorrhea?

Some women have mild discomfort with their menstrual periods; some have much more pain. Is there anything anyone can do to decrease the symptoms of dysmenorrhea?