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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

Verify that it's a wart. There are many types and they look different.
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If OTC treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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If you pop your fingers a lot, is there a high chance you'll get arthritis when you're older?

If you pop your fingers a lot, is there a high chance you'll get arthritis when you're older?

No: This has been studied and cracking fingers and knuckles does not produce arthritis. The popping or cracking is due to gas bubbles. ...Read more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

Finger warts can appear to resolve after tx, but then reoccur
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HPV virus causes warts, is contagious; Cover when present
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Most dermatologists recommend teat warts as soon as they appear
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What are some non-drug remedies for arthritis of the fingers?

What are some non-drug remedies for arthritis of the fingers?

Keep Warm: Fingers are prone to cold, overuse and inflammation. Use large-handled devices with soft grips. Keep hands warm when outdoors. Avoid smoking (which constricts blood flow). Consider home paraffin dips for a morning exercise routine. Check with your doctor about possible carpel tunnel syndrome which is common in arthritis conditions, and can be treated with splints and exercise. ...Read more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

Apply salicylic acid to wart
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Pare down the wart
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Follow-up with dermatologist if not improving
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Will pianist or typist get arthritis in fingers>what age?

Will pianist or typist get arthritis in fingers>what age?

Not aware of this: I am not aware that a pianist or a typist will get more or earlier arthritis than the general population, but a pianist or a typist may get carpal tunnel syndrome, especially if incorrect hand position is used. ...Read more

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Painful Joints (Definition)

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a term used to describe a common type of arthritis in children. It is a long-term (chronic) disease resulting in ...Read more

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Arthritis (Definition)

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