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Legal blindness (20/200 in the us, 6/60 per the who) is defined as a) 20/200 or less visual acuity in the better-seeing eye with best correction, b) a visual field of 10 degrees diameter or less in its greatest meridian, or c) a combination of visual acuity and visual field loss equivalent to a or b. Anyone who says "you are legally blind without your glasses" is coercing you ...Read more
Possibly: If circulation is entirely cut off, it needs to be repaired immediately. Otherwise, the tissue further away from the blockage will be starved of oxygen and nutrients leading to gangrene (death). This can threaten your life and at that point, amputation will be necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cover it: Most superficial left cuts can be treated with a thorough rinse with clean water , a mild soap, and an sterile bandage cover. Deeper cots may require cleaning with peroxide, then clean water, a mild anticeptic, and sterile bandage. For any cut wher fat or muscle tissue is exposed; seek medical attention if possible as a tetanus injection may be advisable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The ada can provide educational support which i'm sure this woman could use. ...Read more
My son has a small lump under his skin on his chest. It appears purple like a bruise . He had one on his leg +cut it open, inside was a black round ?
Wound/cut: Laceration is a medical term that means a cut or a wound ...Read more
See your doctor: Non-healing wounds are a concern, depending on how long your are talking about. One needs to rule out poor wound healing conditions, such as infection, foreign body, decreased blood flow, etc. Worst case scenario, a non-healing wound can be due to an underlying squamous cell skin cancer. Your best bet is to have it evaluated by a physician to make sure there are none of these issues ...Read more
I am experiencing ankle swelling, leg laceration, ankle pain, ankle stiffness, and difficulty walking. I am not experiencing arthritis, foot tenderness, unable to bend foot down, unable to bear weight, varicose veins, joint stiffness, or joint swell?
Not online: You need to be seen, don't waste time online, good luck ...Read more
Read below: Nutrilite protein powder is still a protein supplement. Excessive protein in your system may lead to blockage of the arteries in your good leg. To be on the safe side i would consult with your endocrinologist or a nutritionalist. You don't want to lose the other leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cut leg 4 weeks ago. Healing, but flesh inside cut is 'popping out' of wound. What is the significance? Used bacitraition, bandages and ACE bandage wrap.
A hand cut is a break in the skin in the hand. The hand is the part of the body past the wrist creases but includes the wrist bones or carpus, the metacarpal region or the palm and the fingers and thumb. Hand cuts or lacerations if deep to the deep dermis can involve nerves, blood vessels , tendons, muscles and joints. The hand has a very densely packed vital anatomy so a hand ...Read more
Skin is the largest and one of most complex organs of body. 3 layers: epidermis (outer), dermis (main part) and subcutaneous layers covers entire body, contains many specialized cells, maintains body temp, gathers sensory info from the outer world, has extremely important immune functions. It can give crucial clues as to what is internal. Dermatology and plastic surgery are ...Read more