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Doctor insights on: Ace Wrap And Fibromyalgia

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

Widespread pain and tenderness on palpation of specific muscle points, associated with variety of other symptoms that include fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression, anxiety, ...Read more


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I sprained my ankle almost a month ago, ive been icing it and wrapping it w/ an elastic bandage, it doesn't heal, i can walk, should i get it checked?

I sprained my ankle almost a month ago, ive been icing it and wrapping it w/ an elastic bandage, it doesn't heal, i can walk, should i get it checked?

Cold,Cold Heart...: One thing you can do before you rush off to have it checked is stop putting ice on it. Ice is good for the immediate injury, but like all reducers of inflammation' it can have chilling effect on the healing rate. Try applying heat and see if the increased blood flow doesn't help. Ligaments have a poor blood supply, so too much cold application can slow the blood flow and slow healing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a wrapped cord?

What are the symptoms of a wrapped cord?

Fetal distress.: A tightly cord wrapping around the fetal neck or body can cause the fetal heart rate to decrease below normal repeatedly and require a cesarean section sometimes. It is, however pretty common and not an immediate indication for c-section - amnioinfusion can help achieve a normal vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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I have gout, can I keep it wrapped as its fairly chilly?

I have gout, can I keep it wrapped as its fairly chilly?

Hot and Cold: Gout usually presents with 'burning/hot' and swelling (at least during an attack). If your immediate gout site is 'fairly chilly, ' this is not related to the gout. Consider consulting with your family doctor or podiatrist and have your pulses evaluated. In the meantime, i see no problem with keeping is wrapped for warmth, but comprising the site is not advised. ...Read more

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How will I know if the cord is wrapped around the baby's neck?

How will I know if the cord is wrapped around the baby's neck?

Quite common: The cord wrapping around the baby's neck is quite common, noted 30% of the time when the baby is born. It has no clinical significance and there is no real need to check for it before birth. ...Read more

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SHOULD THE INJURY BE WRAPPED IMEDIATELY OR NOT UNTIL THE SWELLING DIMINISHES?

SHOULD THE INJURY BE WRAPPED IMEDIATELY OR NOT UNTIL THE SWELLING DIMINISHES?

Injury: depends on the injury. usually righter away to prevent swelling. you can do a virtual consult if you need further help ...Read more

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Will wrapping rash with Saran wrap heal rash?

Will wrapping rash with Saran wrap heal rash?

Maybe: Wrapping a rash could help or make it worse. If you are putting a cream on a rash, then wrapping it in plastic wrap can help drive the cream into the skin. Other rashes can become worse with increase of moisture and heat from the wrapping. ...Read more

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Does wrapping an ACE bandage or Saran wrap around your waist really work?

Does wrapping an ACE bandage or Saran wrap around your waist really work?

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 you to lose water weight. The problem is you have to replace the fluids from the sweating, so it has a 0 net effect. You are better off at the gym exercising at your elevated zone for 30+ minutes and watching your diet. ...Read more

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