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Do people with cut on the ear have a lot of pain?

Do people with cut on the ear have a lot of pain?

Variable: The initial cut usually is rather painful but this rapidly diminishes. If you have risk of deformity you need to get this repaired by an er doc or a plastic surgeon. The degree of pain is not an index of the severity of the cut. ...Read more

Puncture Wound (Definition)

A wound created by something sharp penetrating. Example a needle, a knife, a nail ...Read more


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Do people with epidural hematoma have a lot of pain?

Do people with epidural hematoma have a lot of pain?

Likely: If the hematoma affects the nerves, as is likely, the person will have pain. ...Read more

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Can I get infection if med student made lots of small puncture wounds on back of wrist with same IV needle?

Can I get infection if med student made lots of small puncture wounds on back of wrist with same IV needle?

Potentially yes.: A needle can become contaminated after the first use. Any subsequent use whether accidental or intentional can lead to many types of infections. Usually only skin related contamination occurs, however, transmission of viruses, i.e., hiv, hepc, etc, is possible. The larger the size of the needle, the greater the risk. Needles should never be shared. ...Read more

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Do people with orbital cellulitis have a lot of pain?

Do people with orbital cellulitis have a lot of pain?

Usually yes: Orbital cellulitis is a serious infection around the eye socket that causes severe redness, swelling and pain of the upper and lower eyelids. It is a serious infection that must be treated emergently and aggressively with antibiotics and sometimes surgical drainage. ...Read more

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Do people with sepsis have a lot of pain?

Do people with sepsis have a lot of pain?

Depends: Sometimes yes, sometimes no. It varies a lot. Sometimes people with sepsis have altered mental status which can impair the ability to feel pain. Most internal organs dont have receptors for pain, so any infection in this organs will be pain free. ...Read more

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Do people with renal trauma have a lot of pain?

Varies: Depends on extent of injury. A high grade injury with large hematoma stretching the capsule will typically cause a lot of flank/ back pain, but an inordinate amount of worsening pain should be investigated by your doc for worsening of injury, infection, or missed injury. ...Read more

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Do people with meningioma have a lot of pain?

Do people with meningioma have a lot of pain?

No: Most meningioma patients have no symptoms. A few will have headaches and possibly seizures if the meningioma is large enough. They are often present for many years without difficulty and can be watched. ...Read more

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Severe, sudden pain on top of foot and ankle with no injury. Better with ibuprofen. Should I be worried about a blood clot?

Blot clot: A blood clot will typically present with calf pain and swelling of your leg. I would still recommend you see your doctor about the foot pain to make sure it isn't anything severe ...Read more

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I've twisted my ankle and still have pain on a scale of 10. Could it be broken. There us a lot of edema. And it doesn't look any better.

Bad sprains can : Be swollen and hurt for some time. You should be using a brace or cam walker I the pain is that secvere. How are you rehabbing it? And yes, the possibility of a fracture is real. So if it wasn't xrayed yet, that would be a good idea. If pain persists an MRI might be a good way to assess the actual damage. ...Read more

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Do people with cerebral vascular accident have a lot of pain?

Do people with cerebral vascular accident have a lot of pain?

Not usually: Strokes are not usually painful. However one unusual cause of stroke is dissection of the carotid artery which is often painful. ...Read more

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Do people with tendonitis have a lot of pain?

Do people with tendonitis have a lot of pain?

Maybe: Tendonitis can be painful. How much depends on how severe and what body part is involved. ...Read more

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Do people with back trauma have a lot of pain?

Do people with back trauma have a lot of pain?

Back Trauma: Isa vague term is something fractured? Muscle strain. Back spsams a common reaction to back injuries can be very painful. ...Read more

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Do people with shingles have a lot of pain?

Do people with shingles have a lot of pain?

Yes: Both during acute phase with rash , there is itching and discomfort----, and they can get post herpetic neuralgia, which is very painful. ...Read more

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Wounds (Definition)

Wound = injury to tissue. May include ...Read more