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Cause Of Arm Laceration
Not sure of the ?: If you are asking if an arm laceration would disqualify you from the military than i would say it all depends on the kind of laceration, if underlying tissue is damaged. Evan then if the tissue is repaired it may not be enough to disqualify someone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I accidentally cut a deep laceration on my arm and its bleeding a bit I can see tissue that is inside what to do?
Do i need to get my arm x-rayed? I was in a car wreck two months ago and i had a rather deep laceration on my arm. It was cut to the tendons and bone, but nothing is broken. The cut is now healed and its a scar that looks like a red abrasion. My arm is st
Depends: how deep , did it involve the joint , if treatment is not adequate will lead to serious complication. Go to E R and the doctor evaluate the injury. ...Read more
Laceration: Yes, you most likely need stitches. Please have someone drive you to the nearest Emergency facility. Stitches are straightforward. ...Read more
I've had a severe laceration to my left forearm, and i want to reduce the scarring. What can I use?
Techniue & Infection: There can be multiple causes here. Infection can cause even well-sutured wounds to re-open. Wounds closed under tension can also fail; more so if not opposed by deep sutures of the right type or if the tension is just too much. In the latter case additional surgery may be required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do you ask?: Someone with a lacerated liver is seriously sick and will be in a place where fluid management needs to be carried out meticulously. ...Read more
Clean and moist: Keepimg the wound clean at least twice a day and after urination/defecation with a mild soap such as cetaphil and application of a thin layer of petrolatum based ointment with avoidance of tension or traction are likely to accomplish the fastes healing. The petrolatum will protect it from the air (like chapped lips) and also diminish pain. Products such as dermaplast are commonly recommended also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lichen sclerosis: I suspect u have lichen planus/sclerosis: ulcerations on the vulva-vaginal areas can occur because of lichen planus/sclerosis, which we don't know the cause--but likely some autoimmune mechanism. It can be sore, itching, irritated, scarring, and distressing to the woman afflicted. These are quite treatable conditions and so i would recommend consulting your doc for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lacerations: Traumatic lacerations on the bottom of the foot from sharp objects can cause pain, swelling and sometimes infection and even fracture if deep enough. It is important to seek medical treatment from a professional if any of these apply to you. In a healthy individual with no other medical problems, superficial lacerations can heal within 10-14 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have examination: Your ob/gyn can examine you and confirm, but probably unnecessary, as it will probably heal before you can get the appointment. ...Read more
Stroke from Lac: A laceration can cause a stroke if it significantly reduces the flow of blood to the brain. This can be direct (injuring the artery going to the brain, or knocking off a plaque inside the artery) or indirect (causing massive blood loss and severely low blood pressure). Low blood pressure by itself can cause a stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Readiness lack: Female sexual response allows for "readiness" for intercourse by elevating the cervix, expanding the back vaginal wall, opening the labia and most importantly providing adequate lubricity. If intercourse occurs before "readiness", then injury to tissues can occur. Use k-y liberally in the future in that circumstance. ...Read more
Will accupunction be safe on my hand if I have limited mobility & feeling from a laceration that is now caused from scare tissue?
In '08 i had grade IV spleen laceration and liver contusion would that cause any long-term problems that I should be aware of? They did cork my spleen
It might: It might with infections but you will probably be okay. ...Read more
It doesn't: "huge lacerations" are generally more painful than "small pricks.". ...Read more
How dangerous is pulmonary laceration (detected by x-ray) , Said to be caused by long exposure to smoke and chemicals? Is it curable or complicated?
Smoke and chemicals: The simple answer is YES! It will take some time to cure your smoke and chemicals but you will feel much better. Please don't continue with smoke and chemicals and let your friends follow your current concerns. Please let me know how things go! ...Read more
Laceration to forehead caused by sharp edge of car door 2 months ago. Mildly hypertrophic/dark scar remains scar is thin and 1 inch long. How to treat?
Wear sunscreen.: If you don't get the scar sunburned in the next 9 months or so, it should fade on its own. Scars revise their form and shape over the first 9 months. It is crucial to wear sun protection (hats or sunscreen, applied hourly) to avoid sunburning it, which may make it dark or red permanently. (But it can be revised later if you don't like the scar's appearance by a plastic surgeon). ...Read more
My son eas injured in a car crash caused a grade 2 liver laceration.. Even since he has been home he complains he is always tired should I worrie?
Liver laceration: I have to believe by your comment that the surgeons elected to observe the lacerated liver. Just experiencing the type of trauma enough to lacerated the liver will cause a degree of lethargy for a while. My concern would be the possibility of continued blood loss from the laceration. Follow up with your family physician or surgeon and repeat a complete blood count and possibly a repeat ct scan. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it normal for a laceration on back of head from car accident to still cause pain 5 years later? Pin point sharp shooting pain and scalp sensitivity
Knocked into stone column then fell to ground. Caused laceration on back of head, 3 staples. Is an X-ray sufficient to rule out internal bleeding?
If i got hit by keys to my head can it cause brain damage or internal bleeding or problems later I have laceration on right side of my head one staple?
Probably not, but. .: Jelly, given the information provided, unless it was a really large cluster of keys (heavy) or fell from a great distance, it shouldn't be enough to cause brain damage or internal bleeding. If you have persistent severe headaches, cognitive issues or just are worried i would discuss with your primary doctor whether an MRI or a neurology referral would make sense. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had the 7 stitches in my right leg 5in above my ankle next to my shin bone removed from a laceration cause by a stab wound. I'm day 13 out from?
Removal?: I assume that your question is when do they come out. What were you told when they were placed. Depending on your age and medical conditions and what the wound looked like will determine how long they would need to stay in. In general for an adult 10-14 days is reasonable assuming it is healing with no signs of infection. Your GP should be able to remove then with little problem. ...Read more