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Dr. Daniel Mass
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Hand Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

Hand injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems with his hand, such as pain, swelling, fractures, restricted movement, weakness, or numbness. The treatment depends on the injury or disease.


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Sir does grip strength and functional activities of hand, impairments of hand are related to each other. Do you have any articles on it?

Sir does grip strength and functional activities of hand, impairments of hand are related to each other. Do you have any articles on it?

There is an : Association between loss of hand strength if it is the significant factor not captured by another description of deficit or injury and impairment rating. Check the ama guides for evaluation of impairment for better detail. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Mass
28 doctors shared insights

Hand Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

Hand injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems with his hand, such as pain, swelling, fractures, restricted movement, weakness, or numbness. The treatment depends on the injury or disease.


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What is the definition or description of: Wrist injuries and disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Wrist injuries and disorders?

See below: The term wrist injury and disorder would describe a wide array of abnormalities that can occur in the joint between the radius, ulna, carpal bones and proximal metacarpal bones. Injury would refer to a post traumatic disorder, there would be other possible causes of wrist disorders as well including arthritic, inflammatory, and congenital causes. ...Read more

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Why is my hand cold after an injury?

Why is my hand cold after an injury?

Possible nerve : After and injury, especially to an extremity, it is possible to develop symptoms related to the nerves in that area. This can lead to a cold or hot extremity, pain , numbness and tingling, swelling and change in the color of the skin. The injury does not have to be significant and the symptoms can become chronic if not diagnosed and treated early. Do not ignore in the hope that it will go away. ...Read more

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Feeling lots of pain in my hand from old injury what should I do?

Feeling lots of pain in my hand from old injury what should I do?

Ortho Hand Eval: Old hand injuries that are still causing pain warrant further evaluation. An orthopaedic hand surgeon would provide a thorough examination of your history and symptoms. A thorough examination may result in the need for routine x-rays or even an MRI to best evaluate the soft tissues in your hand for signs of chronic injury. ...Read more

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Why does washing your hands and proper storage of food prevent disease?

Why does washing your hands and proper storage of food prevent disease?

Minimizes bacteria: Bacteria are killed or lessened with these modalities and are recommwnded. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the quickest way to treat a repetitive stress injury in my hands?

Can you tell me the quickest way to treat a repetitive stress injury in my hands?

MLD/CDT: Use capsaicin patch if this is a old stress, Lidocaine patch if this a recent stress and wrap with unna ooot strips (calamine soaked gauze) cover with webril and tubular stretch bandage - for swelling we use grey foam on top with acewrap to give extra comfort and pressure - this is called complex decongestive therapy will be performed by people trained in this contact you local physical therapist. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have primary reynaud's disease / syndrome and my hands are very hot and tingly?

What can I do if I have primary reynaud's disease / syndrome and my hands are very hot and tingly?

See below: Do not smoke. Reduce caffeine intake. Reduce stress if possible. See you doctor for medications if the symptoms are still uncomfortable or distressing. ...Read more

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Lady who checked out our groceries today coughed all over our food. coughed in her hand also & touched our food.Should I toss it all? Risk of disease?

Lady who checked out our groceries today coughed all over our food. coughed in her hand also & touched our food.Should I toss it all? Risk of disease?

Low: most respiratory pathogens will die quickly if not inhaled. can live on food for a short while. would try to disinfect if possible. if not, ask manager for a refund or exchange. food is expensive! ...Read more

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Skin disease in hand?

Skin  disease in hand?

Please see your Dr.: There are many different skin condition that can affect the hand. It is best if your dermatologist looks at it and determines exactly what this is. ...Read more

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Is there any chance of getting any disease if my underwear was washed with someone else’s either in washingmachine or by hand in the same water?

Is there any chance of getting any disease if my underwear was washed with someone else’s either in washingmachine or by hand in the same water?

None, nada: As long as you’re using hot water there’s virtually no chance of getting a disease when your underware is washed with another’s underware in a washing machine. ...Read more

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If you used a serving spoon that a sick person used and then you ate with your hands after that, would you get sick from the sick person's disease?

If you used a serving spoon that a sick person used and then you ate with your hands after that, would you get sick from the sick person's disease?

Possibly: Many infectious diseases can be transmitted that way. If you ate from the same spoon or got salivary substances ,soon after being left on the spoon,transmitted to your hands, you run the risk of becoming infected with certain viruses and bacteria. ...Read more

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How can I wrap a hand injury?

How can I wrap a hand injury?

Hand Injury: This all depends upon what the injury is , an injury can still be synptomatic even with care. not making the bandage too tight is the most important as with hand and wrist injury to feel "normal" there is often a long time to get swelling down this is why hand therapy is such an important field and why hand surgeons exist as the brea dth of injury and treatment can be varied even for simple. ...Read more

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What can be done for a hand injury?

What can be done for a hand injury?

ASSH: The assh has a find a doctor feature on its website http://www.Assh.Org/public/pages/handsurgeons.Aspx. ...Read more

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Can you recover 100% from a hand injury?

Can you recover 100% from a hand injury?

Depends: Many hand injuries can have a 100% recovery, but it all depends on the severity and the actual diagnosis. Often times, it may take some time, even over a year, for the hand to recover. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Hsv Type 1 And 2 (Definition)

A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more