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Doctor insights on: Exactly Healing Gemstones

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What is it about certain plants that give them healing properties?

What is it about certain plants that give them healing properties?

Simply Complex: Like humans, plants are composed of many intricate systems and chemicals that work in many ways. In humans, missing a single chemical can slow down/stop healing. It is reasonable to expect that in the complex ways humans heal and the complex ways that plants grow and thrive, that there would be some overlap of chemicals that both species create that the other needs to survive. Co2/o2 for example. ...Read more

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What vitamins promote healing?

What vitamins promote healing?

Many: Vitamin c, d, e, k ... Many vitamins promote healing. For some good advice on vitamins and the proper dosage for your particular needs you may want to see a naturopathic doctor or a md or do whose practice advocates vitamins and or supplements. ...Read more

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Diabetes type 2 and slow wound healing, what to do?

Diabetes type 2 and slow wound healing, what to do?

See your DR: Diabetic people heal the same as everyone else. Wounds on lower legs heal slower, especially if there is edema or arterial insufficiency. Both of the latter are more common with diabetes. Healing depends on the nature ; location of the wound. Scurvy causes poor healing but is rare . Infection always stops healing. Alcohol, iodine, peroxide, bacitracin, neosporin, ; triple antibiotic slow healing. ...Read more

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What vitamins are needed to heal ankle ulcers?

What vitamins are needed to heal ankle ulcers?

Vitamins and wounds: If you want specific vitamins a, c, e, and zinc are traditionally said to improve wound healing. With that said, the previous answer stating overall good nutrition is correct. ...Read more

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Following laser ablation condyloma, what is the healing process?

Following laser ablation condyloma, what is the healing process?

Treat like a wound: depending on the size of the area treated, the wound will heal much like a scrape, cut, or burn. the lasered tissue will scar after a few days to weeks ...Read more

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What are barriers to wound healing?

What are barriers to wound healing?

Numerous: Some barriers include poor nutrition, stress on the wound (pulling it open again or causing mechanical pressure), infection, poor blood flow, diabetes, smoking, anemia, immune suppression, drugs such as prednisone, some genetic diseases, age, condition of the skin prior to injury, large size, depth, chronic wounds ...Read more

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How does metformin help the process of wound healing?

How does metformin help the process of wound healing?

Blood sugar control : Good control of diabetes mellitus is essential in wound healing. That being said there are a some reports that metformin may help in protein metabolism and muscle healing. ...Read more

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Humerus fracture - what are the chances of healing without surgery?

Humerus fracture - what are the chances of healing without surgery?

Humerus fracture: Some variables include location of the fracture, degree of displacement (position of fragments relative to one another), host variables (illnesses that may affect healing, smoker), ? Additional injuries (leg injury that may require need for arm walk with crutches). While many fractures will heal without surgery, repair of frwcture may help with pain and more rapid return to function. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is spiritual healing effective?

Is spiritual healing effective?

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

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What conditions are best treated by biomagnetic touch healing?

What conditions are best treated by biomagnetic touch healing?

Not sure: This is an alternative type of medical treatment. Not sure what conditions best treated by biomagnetic touch healing. If a practitioner told you ask the provider to explain. Good communication is the basis of health education and care. ...Read more

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What are phases of wound healing?

What are phases of wound healing?

4 stages: Hemostasis, which means to stop bleeding, Inflammatory, which means a body response to remove damaged cells and prevent infection, proliferative, which occurs when cells make new proteins to heal the wound defect, and finally maturation, which is resolution of the inflammation (e.g. redness and swelling), and a contracture of the wound (decreasing size). Takes up to a year for all this to occur. ...Read more

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What is healing time for a clavicle compound fracture that required surgery with a bone graft after improper healing.?

What is healing time for a clavicle compound fracture that required surgery with a bone graft after improper healing.?

Open nonunion: Each fracture has its own personality: worse prognosis with open, comminuted, malunion, nonunion. It depends upon the host immunity, health, and healing potential of the bone and soft tissues. May be 6 weeks to 6 months. ...Read more

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How does knowledge of virus structure and classification help doctors accurately diagnose illness?

How does knowledge of virus structure and classification help doctors accurately diagnose illness?

Indirectly: The knowledge you speak of is more important for researchers and teachers than for clinicians, whose greatest knowledge is about how viruses manifest in disease and how to treat them. ...Read more

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What kind of herbs were used to treat infected wounds when modern medicine wasn't available?

What kind of herbs were used to treat infected wounds when modern medicine wasn't available?

The Smith Papyrus: Dating to 1650bc this ancient egyptian document was devoted to wound healing and trauma and included the use of honey (we now use specialy prepared "medihoney"), copper compounds, compression on stasis ulcers. The use of colloidal silver was once common, silver impregnated dressings are in mainstream use today. Otherwise no herbal preparations can be shown to treat truly infected wounds. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to promote scar healing after cosmetic surgery?

What are the best ways to promote scar healing after cosmetic surgery?

Before/during/after!: The entirety of the care delivered will effect scar. This includes age, associated medical diseases, history of tobacco use, nutritional status as well as surgical technique and skill will effect the ultimate scar appearance in addition to post operative measures such as well optimal tissue oxygenation, blood pressure, swelling, wound tension, wound care, timing of suture removal & close follow up. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what type of imaging protocol is best to see child abuse ( 3phase, whole body, spot views, spect)?

Can you tell me what type of imaging protocol is best to see child abuse ( 3phase, whole body, spot views, spect)?

Plain xrays are...: Usually done as a first line evaluation. Bone scan, which i believe you are referring to, is not typically done in initial evaluation. Please see the acr criteria for detalied recommendations. http://www.acr.org/~/media/300cc40d9d3e4e498bd77074af814c68.pdf. ...Read more