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Yes: Somebody took a basic chemistry course and learned that most chemical reactions proceed faster at higher temperatures. They generalized this to the complex business of human healing, without any justification. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on what you mean by healing, and what conditions you're talking about. Healing can be without cure. Cure happens @ level of biology, involving eradication of disease. It can be "done to" the person. Healing happens @ level of a whole person, & is an active, inner process of becoming whole -- relating well with all parts of self (mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual) and others. ...Read more
Weight bear as tol.: Since you can not put the sacrum in a cast (it's above the tailbone) only time can heal a sacral fracture. Weight bearing as tolerated is the best treatment. Of concern is there a diagnosis of osteoporosis due to menopause, low testosterone or high blood calcium (parathyroid adenoma) ? A work-up may be needed. ...Read more
Scaling is a : Part of athletes foot.Get a more detailed answer ›
Potentially: This would vary with the frequency and intensity of exposure. Smoking of anything can cause changes in the circulation at the capillary level and impair/slow blood flow. This directly effects healing. I know some surgeons who will not do elective surgery on smokers for that reason. ...Read more
Stress fracture-3rd metatarsal- slow to heal, 14 weeks, boot and crutches. X-rays - no healing since Week 7. Cast? Specialist? Still pain, swelling.
You should be: Seeing a foot doctor whether podiatrist or orthopedic foot and ankle doc. Are you a smoker? Do you happen to know if you have vitamin D deficiency? Have you been exercising or wearing normal shoes during the healing process? At 14 weeks that certainly is delayed healing and you need to discuss a plan with the dr taking care of you. Perhaps a bone stimulator would be in order.... ...Read more
Can IBS make u feel drained. Weak. Not well. Lack energy. Some days better than others. Have soft loose green stool. Somedays 4/5 times a day?
Why guess the Dx?: From your description, it sounds like it is something and not likely to just disappear. Get to a doctor for a full exam - there could be a few things that are combining to cause these symptoms. Start on a plan to get well. Good luck. ...Read more
Wound healing and smoking. Can we smoke at lease three ciggrate per day while wound healing process.?
Minimal: Although psychological issues may complicate wound healing and aromatherapy may have therapeutic benefits, the actual use of this in organized wound care is unusual. Many different aromatherapy compounds are used for a variety of conditions, but none that i know are specific for wound healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer