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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Body cast: Body casts are usually created with that in mind so you should be able to void. The bigger problem is mobility, and you will want to ask your doctor i ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Body Cast: A body cast (hip spica cast or spica cast) immobilizes the hips and thighs of child to allow for healing.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Body cast: Body casts are usually created with that in mind so you should be able to void. The bigger problem is mobility, and you will want to ask your doctor i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
43 years experience Pain Management
Massage: Going to be very difficult to have massage in body cast. If you do, may make problem worse.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Sex and doctors: There are very strict boundaries for doctors when it comes to sex. You do not go to the doctor to learn how to have sex. We do not have an opinion on ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon cancer: Is rarely if ever treated with radiation as opposed to rectal cancer which often is treated with radiation/chemo and surgery. Not sure what you mean b ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Unclear: what you are asking. I see no reason why you cannot wrap your head if that makes you comfortable. In a body cast the only way to relieve yourself wi ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Some cough syrup: guaifenesin really helps you loosen the secretions and dextromethorphan will help supress too much coughing, and you can even get a combination formul ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Body cast: If this is what the specialist advices then that is what you should do
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes- esp. if seated: As long as you are not applying more than the simple weight of your leg and otherwise abiding by your physician's activity limitations, you should be ... Read More

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