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Sir does grip strength and functional activities of hand, impairments of hand are related to each other. Do you have any articles on it?

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

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Would the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease be the same for adults as in children?

Would the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease be the same for adults as in children?

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

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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?

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

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My 2 young children have hand foot and mouth disease. Is it harmful to me if I am 7.5 months pregnant?

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

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Are child care centers suppose to send out notices if children are sent home with hand, foot & mouth disease?

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

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Can my husband or children catch my nail disease?

Can my husband or children catch my nail disease?

Unlikely: If you are talking about onychomycosis (fungal nail infection) - it is usually not communicable. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wrist injuries and disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Wrist injuries and disorders?

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

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Why is my hand cold after an injury?

Why is my hand cold after an injury?

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

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Feeling lots of pain in my hand from old injury what should I do?

Feeling lots of pain in my hand from old injury what should I do?

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

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What's the best way to know if my hand is broken or has another injury?

What's the best way to know if my hand is broken or has another injury?

To differentiate: Between a fracture of the hand vs another injury, you need an x-ray, physical examination and medical history. ...Read more

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Why does washing your hands and proper storage of food prevent disease?

Why does washing your hands and proper storage of food prevent disease?

Minimizes bacteria: Bacteria are killed or lessened with these modalities and are recommwnded. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the quickest way to treat a repetitive stress injury in my hands?

Can you tell me the quickest way to treat a repetitive stress injury in my hands?

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

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What can I do if I have primary reynaud's disease / syndrome and my hands are very hot and tingly?

What can I do if I have primary reynaud's disease / syndrome and my hands are very hot and tingly?

See below: Do not smoke. Reduce caffeine intake. Reduce stress if possible. See you doctor for medications if the symptoms are still uncomfortable or distressing. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How can I wrap a hand injury?

How can I wrap a hand injury?

Hand Injury: 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

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How to heal a hand injury from mma?

How to heal a hand injury from mma?

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

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What is hand foot and mouth disease?

What is hand foot and mouth disease?

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

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What is hand, foot and mouth disease?

What is hand, foot and mouth disease?

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

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What is hand, foot, and mouth disease?

What is hand, foot, and mouth disease?

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

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What are signs of hand, foot, and mouth disease?

What are signs of hand, foot, and mouth disease?

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

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Are there any cures for hand foot and mouth disease?

Are there any cures for hand foot and mouth disease?

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

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How prevalent is hand, foot and mouth disease in the united kingdom?

How prevalent is hand, foot and mouth disease in the united kingdom?

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

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If you used a serving spoon that a sick person used and then you ate with your hands after that, would you get sick from the sick person's disease?

If you used a serving spoon that a sick person used and then you ate with your hands after that, would you get sick from the sick person's disease?

Possibly: Many infectious diseases can be transmitted that way. If you ate from the same spoon or got salivary substances, soon after being left on the spoon, transmitted to your hands, you run the risk of becoming infected with certain viruses and bacteria. ...Read more

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What can be done for a hand injury?

What can be done for a hand injury?

ASSH: The assh has a find a doctor feature on its website


http://www. Assh. Org/public/pages/handsurgeons. Aspx. ...Read more

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Can you recover 100% from a hand injury?

Can you recover 100% from a hand injury?

Depends: Many hand injuries can have a 100% recovery, but it all depends on the severity and the actual diagnosis. Often times, it may take some time, even over a year, for the hand to recover. ...Read more