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Hand Injuries And Disorders In Children
Sir does grip strength and functional activities of hand, impairments of hand are related to each other. Do you have any articles on it?
There is an: Association between loss of hand strength if it is the significant factor not captured by another description of deficit or injury and impairment rating. Check the ama guides for evaluation of impairment for better detail. ...Read more
Yes it can.: Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years old. However, it can sometimes occur in adults. Symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease include fever, blister-like sores in the mouth (herpangina), and a skin rash. Hand, foot, and mouth disease is caused by viruses that belong to the enterovirus genus (group). This group of vir. ...Read more
My 14 month old was diagnosed with hand, foot, and mouth disease should I be concerned? I have 6 children around her also. Should I worry with them?
Fever/spots/pain: Hfm is a viral infection. Some have fever, localized spots on their wrists & nothing else. Some have terrible mouth sores, spots on wrists/forearms/legs feet & around the bottom & have cramping & loose stools. Most have a mild case as kids and many go unlabled. Few have enough problems they become dehydrated. It is more a cosmetic issue than a threat. They are contagious until fever free. ...Read more
My 2 young children have hand foot and mouth disease. Is it harmful to me if I am 7.5 months pregnant?
Should be fine: 95% of kids by age 3 have had this and as high as 99% by the time you get to kindergarten. What that boils down to is you almost 100% have had this and are immune, having antibodies that protect both you and the unborn baby. You have a better chance winning the lottery than coming down with the illness, so don't worry! ...Read more
Are child care centers suppose to send out notices if children are sent home with hand, foot & mouth disease?
I don't know what: The official laws are, but I would definitely think so. It is contagious and I would think any contagious medical condition parents should be made aware of. ...Read more
See below: The term wrist injury and disorder would describe a wide array of abnormalities that can occur in the joint between the radius, ulna, carpal bones and proximal metacarpal bones. Injury would refer to a post traumatic disorder, there would be other possible causes of wrist disorders as well including arthritic, inflammatory, and congenital causes. ...Read more
Possible nerve: After and injury, especially to an extremity, it is possible to develop symptoms related to the nerves in that area. This can lead to a cold or hot extremity, pain, numbness and tingling, swelling and change in the color of the skin. The injury does not have to be significant and the symptoms can become chronic if not diagnosed and treated early. Do not ignore in the hope that it will go away. ...Read more
Very well: 1000 hand injuries.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ortho Hand Eval: Old hand injuries that are still causing pain warrant further evaluation. An orthopaedic hand surgeon would provide a thorough examination of your history and symptoms. A thorough examination may result in the need for routine x-rays or even an MRI to best evaluate the soft tissues in your hand for signs of chronic injury. ...Read more
To differentiate: Between a fracture of the hand vs another injury, you need an x-ray, physical examination and medical history. ...Read more
MLD/CDT: Use capsaicin patch if this is a old stress, Lidocaine patch if this a recent stress and wrap with unna ooot strips (calamine soaked gauze) cover with webril and tubular stretch bandage - for swelling we use grey foam on top with acewrap to give extra comfort and pressure - this is called complex decongestive therapy will be performed by people trained in this contact you local physical therapist. ...Read more
What can I do if I have primary reynaud's disease / syndrome and my hands are very hot and tingly?
Dropped phone in sewer water had to reach in and grab if, disease risk? Really worried something got in my Hands
Unlikely: Just wipe your phone with antiseptics and wash hands throughly ...Read more
My children may have gotten some weed killer on their hands. We washed them immediately but are there any other precautions we should take?
Avoidance: Keep poisons away from kids.Get a more detailed answer ›
Having a sensation in hand that it is literally on fire. It doesn't look or feel different and it's not dominant hand. No known injury and no marks?
Lady who checked out our groceries today coughed all over our food. Coughed in her hand also & touched our food. Should I toss it all? Risk of disease?
Low: Most respiratory pathogens will die quickly if not inhaled. Can live on food for a short while. Would try to disinfect if possible. If not, ask manager for a refund or exchange. Food is expensive! ...Read more
Help! I just found a dying bird (possibly a duck) and I handles it with bare hands. Is there a chance I could contract a disease? It had no wounds of any kind.
Ducks have been known to carry the flu. Please see the link below.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC2749972/ ...Read more
This all depends upon what the injury is, an injury can still be synptomatic even with care. Not making the bandage too tight is the most important as with hand and wrist injury to feel "normal" there is often a long time to get swelling down
this is why hand therapy is such an important field and why hand surgeons exist as the brea dth of injury and treatment can be varied even for simple. ...Read more
Injury: Hands are complex. The time to heal depends on the injury sustained. If you haven't visited a hand specialist, I would advise you to do so. Many of the injuries from mma are fractures, which require accurate repositioning of the boney fragments in order to get the best return of function. A thorough examination and possibly xrays are in order. ...Read more
Viral infection: 'hand, foot and mouth' disease is a viral illness called this because it results in blisters on the hands, feet, and mouth. It's caused by the coxsackie virus, will generally run its course over time. It is common in children, but impacts all ages. Drinking plenty of cool beverages may help soothe the throat and throat. Try popsicles, and don't add salt to your food. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Viral infection: Hand/foot/mouth disease is a viral illness usually caused by a virus called coxsackie virus. The body will usually fight this off on its own. Insure plenty of rest and fluids. The illness spreads by person-to-person contact through nasal secretions or throat discharge, saliva, fluid from blisters, stool, and respiratory droplets sprayed into the air after a cough or sneeze. Go see your doctor. ...Read more
Fever/spots/pain: Hfm is a viral gut infection. Some kids can have it & run a brief temperature & never show other symptoms. Some have fever, localized spots on their wrists & nothing else. Some have terrible mouth sores, spots on wrists/forearms/legs feet & around the bottom & have cramping & loose stools. So fever, loose stools &cramps, amount & location of blisters seem to be the main variables. ...Read more
Fever/spots/pain: Hfm varies more in intensity than anything. Some kids can have it & run a brief temperature & never show other symptoms. Some have fever, localized spots on their wrists & nothing else. Some have terrible mouth sores, spots on wrists/forearms/legs feet & around the bottom & have cramping & loose stools. So fever, loose stools & cramps, amount & location of blisters seem to be the main variables. ...Read more
Self heals over time: Hfm is a collection of symptoms related to infection by strains of an intestinal virus.It runs its course producing a variety of blisters in various locations before resolving as the body fights it off. The main problem with the disorder is the chance of dehydration from poor fluid intake. Comfort measures & a focus on improving fluid intake are the best method of rx. ...Read more
In2001 there was in:
There was an epidemic of hand foot and mouth disease in sheep and cattle and as a result10 million sheep and kettle were killed to susussifully eradicate this disease in cattle and sheep.
I have checked all over webb and did not find any evidence that there is epidemic od hand foot and mouth in england. ...Read more