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Extremity (Overview)

Is appendage or body part that extends from the main body, such as arms or legs or sexual organs.


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What is the definition or description of: extremity?

What is the definition or description of: extremity?

Extremity: Is appendage or body part that extends from the main body, such as arms or legs or sexual organs. ...Read more

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Extremity (Overview)

Is appendage or body part that extends from the main body, such as arms or legs or sexual organs.


Dr. Alan Ali
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26 years in practice
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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Susanne Gee
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What could be the reasons of frequently broken nails? They always brake from the extremity (notign that they are not long)

What could be the reasons of frequently broken nails? They always brake from the extremity (notign that they are not long)

Weak nails: When nails break frequently, it usually indicates that the nail is weak. The cause of this could be genetics (family trait), frequent exposure to drying chemicals (harsh soaps, detergents) and/or water. Nutritional deficiencies can also be the culprit. ...Read more

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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Whats extremity trauma?

Whats extremity trauma?

Hurt limb: Excessive force applied to one of your limbs which leads to injury. ...Read more

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Suggestions 14yrs ago bouts of pain, an vomitin days at a × every few months w/flu lik sym, spasms n extremitys, heart palp, all got worse over yrs+more s?

Suggestions 14yrs ago bouts of pain, an vomitin days at a × every few months w/flu lik sym, spasms n extremitys, heart palp, all got worse over yrs+more s?

Chronic issue: I sympathize with you over this described issue. Unfortunately, without taking a comprehensive history and conducting a physical exam and review of the work that may've been done, it's impossible to suggest anything meaningful. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Is vascular compromise characterized by warm, flushed skin to the extremity?

Is vascular compromise characterized by warm, flushed skin to the extremity?

No: Vascular compromise usually refers to an arterial blockage and causes cold/white/blue/purple extremities due to lack of blood flow. Warm, flushed skin is often a sign of an infection. Sometimes a deep venous thrombosis can cause warmth and tenderness to touch but it wouldn't cause vascular compromise. ...Read more

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Dr. Kim Fagan
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What is the definition or description of: extremity trauma?

See below: Extremities refer to arms and legs. Extremity injuries simply means any damage or trauma that affects the legs or arms. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Arthur Sgalia
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If I have an arterial issue that is causing a cold extremity, will exercise cause the area to warm up or will it remain the same?

If I have an arterial issue that is causing a cold extremity, will exercise cause the area to warm up or will it remain the same?

No.: Arterial insufficiency can be chronic or acute. If chronic, the treatment might be medication or surgery or a combination. Proper diet is key! Smoking must be stopped! Exercise can help condition the muscles to be more efficient in their use of the blood they do manage to receive. But, If it is sudden, or acute, it is a medical emergency and should be checked with no delay! Good health to you ...Read more

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Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
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I've been in a lot of pain lately with crps. Does desentizing and using the affected extremity increase the pain? I think i'm overusing, stop progress

I've been in a lot of pain lately with crps. Does desentizing and using the affected extremity increase the pain? I think i'm overusing, stop progress

Maybe: In general more activity is a good thing with crps - however u certainly can overdue things. The most important thing is to use the extremity as if it was not injured - don't baby it. ...Read more

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