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Yes and yes: The meter used for saturation is dependent on blood pulse and the color change that's reflected in the machine at a spectrum of light. As long as the tester can do that on the finger, it should give the proper saturation within the error limit of the machine. ...Read more
I heard that clubbed fingers are a sign of lung cancer. Would it be very clear if I had club fingers?
Clubbing digits: Clubbing can be acquired or inherited. Clubbing that is acquired is usually due to lung or heart disease but may be secondary to gastrointestinal disease. It is not specific for lung cancer but can be present in patients with lung cancer. Clubbing refers to an increase in tissue of the pads of the fingertips and loss of the normal angle the nail base makes with the finger. It can be seen on exam. ...Read more
Hi doc.. Last week i went to a strip club in thailand and there due to some issues we had a fight with the local staff, when i left the club i noticed my middle finger of left hand was bleeding little with a big cut .. But the blood stopped within 5 minut
Are you concerned : Are you concerned about HIV. If the one that you hit have POSITIVE HIV and he start bleeding and his blood actually touch your bleeding hand then you had an exposure .either you go back there and ask if you are allowed to go back there without initiating a new fight . Or get tested right away and in three month and a mini month then after a year ...Read more
I was just fingered for the first time yesterday and it laster for 20 mins. I was just wondering what the effects of being fingered are?
Sexual activity: If it wasn't done too vigorously and your vagina was well lubricated then usually no symptoms the next day. But probably the most common thing would be mild discomfort or slight bleeding the first time. slight welling might happen too if fairly vigorous. Its probably time for you to see a GYN or family doctor to talk about birth control now that you have having foreplay ...Read more
Yes and No: Microvascular surgery can be performed to restore a missing thumb. A toe can be removed from the foot and replanted on to the hand to provide a greater functioning hand. This is significant surgery, and used primarily for very select patients. ...Read more