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Causes Of Granular Casts
Can you tell me what kind of injury, non-skin related, would cause a person to be put in a body-cast?
No see doctor: and have it checked, diagnosed and treated ...Read more
I had a partial cast fitted on Sunday following a broken raduis. My fingers and elbow have been swollen since despite elevation. Cause for concern?
Normal to still have pain once a cast has been placed(ankle)?Just began.I've decreased activity cause of pain.Should I call dr. To get more pain meds?
Yes.: When a doctor casts you, it is generally to keep your muscles from pulling at a bone as it heals. If you remove the cast, and your foot moves, the bone pieces may shift, and it may allow the bone to heal in a crooked position. You should keep your cast on as long as your doctor advises you to. ...Read more
What can cause lots of fast spots zipping through vision mainly when looking at over cast sky? Eye dr apt 11 tomorrow. Safe towait?
entoptics: Also called flying spots, this a normal pattern and represents the passage of white corpuscles through the central vision area seen only in certain circumstances such as looking at a blank wall or a clear or uniform sky. Again, this is normal and is an index of excellent acuity. ...Read more
Brostrom repair last Monday. Have been told elevation 55mins/hour 4 2 weeks. Had cramp/ache in calf under cast last night. Potential cause? Normal?
Yes: Could be several things you really need to call your surgeon and ask him what's going on ...Read more