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i stabed myself with pencel

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Stab: There are instances where-in people go into a trance and then pierce themselves without any pain. Stabbing is different - its usually with a bigger wo ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
OK to wait: Pencil lead is not 'lead' but graphite (carbon). You can wait for the particle to 'work itself out' or go to a doctor that can do a 'foreign body ex ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Into the stab-proof: Take it in the stab-proof vest, unless you're not wearing one. Otherwise, into the thick wallet in the left front jeans pocket, or into the iPhone in ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wong
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Slipped disc: In your back there are vertabrae (bones - like bricks) and then there are soft discs between them (like the mortar between bricks) - you can slip them ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Could be: There could be several causes including but not limited to: simple muscle spasm, nerve compression, herniated disk, intrabdominal source such as kidne ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The ER: Often the area deep to the wound may need to be explored. The best way to treat a stab wound is through professional evaluation and care. Self- care ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
12 years experience Family Medicine
See a DOCTOR!: In general, stab wounds need evaluation and treatment by a physician. If you can't get to a doctor immediately, or at least on the way there, apply di ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Common Pathway: When our bodies sustain any injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I wouldn't ---: I am knowledge about treating stab wounds but i know that the outcome can be bad when we seek to treat our own trauma wounds. A physician can probe ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
When was your : Last tetanus shot? If it has been more than 10 years or you don't know - get another tetanus shot. Has any pencil lead broken off into your skin that ... Read More

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