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can i cut off the circlulation if i wrap a ace bandage too tight

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Dr. Carin Van Gelder
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Circulation can be: ...Compromised. If it hurts and/or feels too tight, loosen it.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Baker’s cyst?: Please let your doctor check out your knee. You might be having a cyst of a joint effusion. Both will need to be properly evaluated by your doctor and ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ace wrap: Yes if the wrap is too tight it can circulation. Try to wrap the ace without excessive stretching of the bandage. Also, do no wear it all day and remo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
19 years experience Podiatry
Not Really....: Wrapping yourself in Saran wrap isn't the best ideal to lose weight. The occlusion of the skin increases temperature, causes more sweating and forces ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: Not adequately.
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Start with RICE: I'm sorry to hear of your discomfort. Did you injury your knee? Regardless, i recommend you start with rice, and the "c" can be accomplished with the ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
What is "cib"?: How do you know you have cellulitis? Most diagnoses of leg cellulitis are not correct. Stasis dermatitis is much more common. This is a sad but commo ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Anti-inflammatory: You hurt your ankle 3 days ago and it is somewhat better with rest and ice. Now you are somewhat better and so using it to walk you feel some discomf ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Ice it: Should be ok as long as it is not too tight. Ice, elevate, and rest in the short term.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Can U say Tourniquet: You should know within the next several hours. The swelling should subside and sensitivity reduce if all is well. This could happen quickly or slowly ... Read More
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