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I was chopping onions and watching tv, and without looking i accidentally cut my wrist, how can I stop the bleeding? It won't stop

I was chopping onions and watching tv, and without looking i accidentally cut my wrist, how can I stop the bleeding? It won't stop

Press on the wound: For a cut in the kitchen, the wound is usually not very dirty. However, there still are germs. Immediately after the cut, one can use the hand soap by the sink to briefly wash the forearm, wrist, and hand that is injured. Then grab a clean cloth towel and cover the wound. Press firmly through the clean towel, onto the wound, and don't let go until about 20 minutes later. The E.R. Doctor can check. ...Read more

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Hi my partner has a rash on his wrist he only gets it though when he wears his watch or a bracelet can someone tell me what the best thing to do for it please.?

Hi my partner has a rash on his wrist he only gets it though when he wears his watch or a bracelet can someone tell me what the best thing to do for it please.?

Allergy: He is probably allergic to the materials that make the watch or bracelet such as sterling silver, sliver plated, steel, titanium etc.. I recommend find out and avoid to wear those materials that he is allergic to. ...Read more

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I'm assuming what I have is a ganglion cyst on my wrist. The only problem I have is that I can't wear my watch. It's about 1/2 in in diameter. Is it necessary to get it removed? Will having it cause damage to my nerves or tendons?

I'm assuming what I have is a ganglion cyst on my wrist. The only problem I have is that I can't wear my watch. It's about 1/2 in in diameter. Is it necessary to get it removed? Will having it cause damage to my nerves or tendons?

Yes: A ganglion does not need to b removed unless it is symptomatic.. If you can not wear a watch then I would suggest removal. Removal should not cause damage to nerves or motor nerves ...Read more

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What to do if I have been having wrist and forearm pain on my left arm, could it be from a heavy watch?

What to do if I have been having wrist and forearm pain on my left arm, could it be from a heavy watch?

Try not wearing it: Try a break from wearing a watch (you could wear it on the other side if you have to have the time readily available), and see what happens. If your problem persists, see a hand and upper extremity specialist. ...Read more

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After buying a heavy watch with a snug band, noticed instant wrist, hand and elbow area tingling. Can this sudden onset be from nerve compression ?

After buying a heavy watch with a snug band, noticed instant wrist, hand and elbow area tingling. Can this sudden onset be from nerve compression ?

Carpal tunnel: Yes. Compression across the wrist can affect the median nerve (carpal tunnel) and/or the ulnar nerve (guyon's canal). Often the numbness and tingling is worse at night. Change watch bands to a looser fit. The numbness and tingling should decrease or resolve in the next few weeks. ...Read more

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After a heart Cath via wrist What do I watch for at the insertion site in ny wrist? It's tender and the bruise is growing.

After a heart Cath via wrist What do I watch for at the insertion site in ny wrist? It's tender and the bruise is growing.

Call ur Cardiologist: As part of your discharge instructions, you should have been instructed to contact your Cardiologist for worsening pain at insertion site as well as increase/worsening bruising. Depending upon time relative to procedure, this could be due to infection (especially if red & hot) or bleeding. If you're concerned, contact your Cardiologist (or whoever performed catheterization. ...Read more

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A sprung wrist?

A sprung wrist?

A sprained wrist?: I think this is what you are referring to. This is usually temporary. You can try icing the wrist at first. Try to limit any heavy lifting or overuse of the wrist. Lastly, you can try medications like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) to decrease the inflammation and pain. ...Read more

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How to strengthen wrist?

How to strengthen wrist?

Exercise: Light weight 2-4 pounds taking wrist thru range of motion. ...Read more