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How much does a cast weigh

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Dr. Howard Fertel
31 years experience in Emergency Medicine
10 to 15 lbs: 10 to 15 lbs.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
Suprisingly a cast : Is often lighter than you think, less than a pound often. But it is inconvenient at times, weight that you may not be sued to holding all the time an ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
24 years experience in Hand Surgery
Around 2-3 pounds: of course depends on the amount of cast material used.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depending on your: size anywhere from 10 ounces to 2 pounds
A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Weight for ht/age: Need both sex and age to determine range of weight. Resubmit question with both age and sex of teen.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Type of lift: It depends upon the type of body lift performed such as lower, upper with spiral flap or total body lift.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience in Pediatrics
Asthma: During asthma flare up- usually 2 inhalations 4 times a day with an aerochamber should be enough. If more dose needed then an steroid inhaler needs to ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Unless morbidly : Obese, 43 weeks or longer (if someone really worked at it. ) losing faster than that could be unhealthy. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim f ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Damage dependent: Not all fractured femurs are the same. A straightforward, minimally displaced femur fracture can be fixed (usually with a long intramedullary nail) in ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That is variable: The person may have a reduced metabolic rate from starvation & thus may lose more slowly then anticipated.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Walk: Try to walk 10, ooo steps daily.Get a pedometer to help you. Start slowly .It may take a few weeks to attain level.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience in Urology
Variable: Most common symptoms after ureteroscopy are urgency (sensation to void), frequency (need to void often), burning, and pain/pressure over the bladder a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Difficult question: Fees vary for both the doctor and hospital. You would need to make some phone calls and ask about it.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Snodgrass
36 years experience in General Surgery
Not really related: First, the weight of the foot, not trying to be funny, but it is the first thing i thought of after reading. It should not be related. I would think ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doering
40 years experience in Gynecologic Oncology
It depends: Pain after a hysterectomy is related to the type of incision(s) as well as the underlying condition. A large abdominal incision will be more painful t ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
52 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
You decide.: It is recommended to introduce fish after one year of age and many sources recommend to wait until 3 years. Besides being allergenic for an infant, wh ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not much: None during surgery if under general anesthesia. Worth requesting a local anesthetic block to reduce post-operative pain. Try to rest for a few days a ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That depends on : rate of loss. It takes 3,500 calories per pound.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Depression & weight: Have nothing to do with each other, except that depression can affect appetite. A depressed person can be any weight.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Cost varies w extent: The cost of tumescent liposuction will vary by the extent and number of areas treated. Having said that, it makes sense taht a 30 minute operation wil ... Read More
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