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Hello sir, I broke my neck a year ago and I lost all the feeling in my hands and legs. Now im able to walk and drive. But I've got tingling all over m?

Hello sir, I broke my neck a year ago and I lost all the feeling in my hands and legs. Now im able to walk and drive. But I've got tingling all over m?

It takes time: Your spinal cord is still healing. Severe injuries to the cord heal very slowly. You may never return completely to normal depending on the extend of the injury. ...Read more

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Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...Read more

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I'm taking azithromiacin for strep throat last night I broke out bumps all over, hard to swallow, my hands are still swollen & labor pains in stomach?

I'm taking azithromiacin for strep throat last night I broke out bumps all over, hard to swallow, my hands are still swollen & labor pains in stomach?

Go to ER: It seems you are getting allergic reaction to Azithromycine. I suggest you go to ER as you may need some medicine right away after check up. Also contact your doctor and stop taking Azithromycine. You may need another antibiotic for strep throat. If you have Benadryl (diphenhydramine) st home you can take up to 50 mgm right away till you get to ER ...Read more

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Broke my right wrist and I'm right handed, what to do to cope?

Broke my right wrist and I'm right handed, what to do to cope?

Wrist fracture: Allows one to still move their fingers and often the elbow as well. I tell my patient that typically a fractured wrist does not mean don't use the hand at all in fact its a good time to make sure one uses their fingers, puts them through a full rom so stiffness doesn not occur. The same for the elbow and shoulder. Talk to your doctor and if it is ok then use your hand. You'll cope a lot better ...Read more

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Broke something in hand. Should I still be using it?

Broke something in hand. Should I still be using it?

No: No, it can make things worse. See your doctor or orthopedist for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do if I broke my hand?

What should I do if I broke my hand?

Seek immediate care: See an er or better a hand surgeon immediately. A fractured hand requires urgent treatment and may require surgery. ...Read more

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Reed diffuser spilled all over childs hands... Then washed hands! Is it harmful?

Reed diffuser spilled all over childs hands... Then washed hands! Is it harmful?

Aromatherapy: Depends on the essential oil that you purchased as essential oils are highly concentrated they can cause skin irritation however they are usually diluted to reduce such irritationpjototoxic can occur with citrus peels, lavender and tree tea have been implicated in causing breast enlargement however this study only had 3 children so do not worry it seems it can cause skin irritation for the most ...Read more

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I sweat all over my body whenever I'm working out to the point where sweat is dripping off my hands and I am a hairy guy?

I sweat all over my body whenever I'm working out to the point where sweat is dripping off my hands and I am a hairy guy?

Sweat location: Research has shown that diffetent people sweat differently. Some on chest some on back some all over. You must be an all over sweater. This tends to run in families so ask all of your blood relatives about their sweating patterns. ...Read more

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My husband takes oxycotin 60 mg snd when he takes it it makes him have sores on hid hands and mskes him scratch all over is that normal.

My husband takes oxycotin 60 mg snd when he takes it it makes him have sores on hid hands and mskes him scratch all over is that normal.

See below: My best guess would be either an allergy to the medication or simply the release of histamine due to the medication.

First, he needs to stop scratching, the sores will get infected. Get some otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec (less sedating). Second, call his doctor to discuss this. He may need to try a different pain medication. ...Read more

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Hi I got little pin pricks all over my hand, they itch only in the morning and now my husband and son got it as well do you know what that can be?

Hi I got little pin pricks all over my hand, they itch only in the morning and now my husband and son got it as well do you know what that can be?

Scabies: Sounds like it is a contagious rash that could be due to scabies or small bugs transmitted in clothing or on bed sheets. You will need to see a doctor for skin scraping and then likely all members of the house will need treatment. ...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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I think I broke/fractured my hand, what kind of doc should I see?

I think I broke/fractured my hand, what kind of doc should I see?

You need to see an -: Orthopedist to have it treated. The pcp or an er doc can also help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I think I broke, fractured, or dislocated a bone in my hand.?

What to do if I think I broke, fractured, or dislocated a bone in my hand.?

See hand specialist: See a hand surgeon. You can start with your primary doctor or urgent care, but a hand specialist is probably your best choice. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if I broke my hand?

Can you tell me how to know if I broke my hand?

Get to a doctor: Or ER. Stabilization is key for fractures as it will help with pain and prevent any further damage. The hand can be stabilized by a splint or Cast initially. An X-ray can confirm if there is a fracture and permanent treatment can be either casting, splinting or surgery depending on the fracture. ...Read more

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I broke my 3rd and 4th metacarpal and still have pain in my hand, what to do?

I broke my 3rd and 4th metacarpal and still have pain in my hand, what to do?

How old?: Even if the fractures were reduced and set properly you should anticipate 4 months of reactive swelling, and intermittent pain for up to 8-12 months. Therapy may be very helpful to obtain maximal range of motion and pain relief. ...Read more

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What to do if I broke my 3rd and 4th metacarpal and still have pain in my hand?

What to do if I broke my 3rd and 4th metacarpal and still have pain in my hand?

Depends: This depends on what type of fracture and how long ago the fracture had occurred. Also if you have already had treatment and are still in pain> If you have had treatment and still in pain have you had formal hand therapy.

More information would be useful to help guide proper treatment options. ...Read more

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I broke my hand last friday, is there anything they can do for it now? It's pretty bad.

Hand fracture: The sooner the better with respect to treatment of fractures (whether splint/cast/surgical treatment. You still have time to get it evaluated and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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My body has been aching all over for three days an today being the third day my hands are starting to itch extremely what could this be?

My body has been aching all over for three days an today being the third day my hands are starting to itch extremely what could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many causes of these symptoms - common conditions can include viral infections (including hepatitis), but there are many many possibilities. A more complete history and examination may be needed to reveal the cause. ...Read more

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Getting worse! I'm loosing feelings in my body, started from my hands and feet. Its slowly growing all over my body. What is causing all this?

Getting worse! I'm loosing feelings in my body, started from my hands and feet. Its slowly growing all over my body. What is causing all this?

Get to your dr.: Two possible causes multiple sclerosis and guillan barre' I highly suggest you see your physician asap to be sure it's not something sinister as in the case of guillan barre'. ...Read more

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I used peroxide 3% on open wounds on face and hands from friends advice and I am now blistered all over face and hands and it has been 3 or 4 days.

I used peroxide 3% on open wounds on face and hands from friends advice and I am now blistered all over face and hands and it has been 3 or 4 days.

Chemical Burn: You burned yourself with this strong agent. This is a very concentrated dilution of Hydrogen Peroxide that is used to bleach things and did bleach and burn your face and hands. We no longer use Hydrogen Peroxide even at more dilute concentration to clean wounds as it has been found to damage tissue and cause delayed healing. You should be evaluated by a doctor. By the way this is used in rocket fuel. ...Read more

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Are muscles all over body such as hands? I'm very deconditioned but in so much pain all over my dr. Tells me mus. Tension? How to tell diff btw pain?

Pain all over: It is not normal to have so much pain from muscle tension. I would advise you seek another opinion for the cause of so much pain. There are many possibilities. ...Read more

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Recently a bunch of red dots showed up all over my hands. They aren't itchy, but they hurt. And when I try to pop them nothing comes out. What is it?

Recently a bunch of red dots showed up all over my hands. They aren't itchy, but they hurt. And when I try to pop them nothing comes out. What is it?

Vascultis?: These could represent small damaged blood vessels, which are a reaction to an infection, medication. You may develop others on the feet or other parts of the body. The source must be identified by history and testing. If li tied treatment s prescription cream, but if it becomes extensive oral medications such as Prednisone or Colchicine may be required. ...Read more

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Broke hand a few weeks ago but no cast. Why not?

Broke hand a few weeks ago but no cast. Why not?

Stable: The main reason not to put a cast or splint on a patient for a fracture is that the fracture is non-displaced and stable and the patient is reliable not to reinjure themselves. ...Read more