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Crutches (Definition)

Crutches are devices held beneath the armpits to support the body in walking after an injury to ...Read more


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What is the meaning (bilateral prominent reactive axillary lymphnodes are seen)?

What is the meaning (bilateral prominent reactive axillary lymphnodes are seen)?

LymphNodeEnlragment: Reactive means that the LymphNodes may be "doing their job".Enlarging to help fight infection ...Read more

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I always have 36.9-37.2 axillary temp every evening for a few hours, then it drops again at night. no other symptoms i can notice. can that be normal?

Body Temperature: I commend your Good Health! You have Normal Body Temperature. And Yes Temperature drops at night. Lowest Temperature is at about 4am. Feel the Blessings and Wonder of Homeostatic mechanism that keeps the you at optimum operating temperature. ...Read more

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What is bilateral axillary adenopathy reactive?

What is bilateral axillary adenopathy reactive?

Enlarged lymph nodes: Reactive bilateral axillary andenopathy refers to enlarged lymph nodes on both sides of the body in the armpit area that is thought to be a reaction to infections as it is the job of lymph nodes to filter infection from the body. ...Read more

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Can I work after axillary deep tissue abscess I&D?

Can I work after axillary deep tissue abscess I&D?

Depends: If you feel you have good function of your hand, are not required to lift heavy objects, and practice good hand washing, then yes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Axillary pain?

What is the definition or description of: Axillary pain?

See below. : The Scilla is the area of the body sometimes referred to as the underarm. Axillary pain is pain that arises from that area. There are multiple potential causes of pain in that area. ...Read more

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How accurate is an axillary temperature reading in children 8-10 yrs old?

How accurate is an axillary temperature reading in children 8-10 yrs old?

Not very accurate: Most 8-10 year old can use an oral thermometer. Axillary readings are not always accurate. Rectal temps are always the best, but in that age group, it's not easy to get one. ...Read more

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What is axillary folliculitis? Does it spread to other parts of the body? Can it be completly cured?

What is axillary folliculitis? Does it spread to other parts of the body?  Can it be completly cured?

A localizeinfection.: Axillary folliculitis is an infection in the hair follicles in the underarm area. It is most likely a staph infection, and is definitely treatable. T is more common with shaving. If this happens frequently, then clearing out the staph colonies that live in the nose with a topical antibiotic called Mupirocin can be very helpful. Good hygiene and antibacterial soap to the underarms is helpful. ...Read more