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Do NSAIDs slow recovery process for concussion?

Do NSAIDs slow recovery process for concussion?

Can you say acetam..: If possible, no pain medications should be taken if a concussion is suspected. If pain medication is necessary, acetaminophen is fine. Avoid NSAIDS in that they may cause further bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Concussion (Definition)

An injury to the brain that is usually caused by trauma, typically a blow to the head or a violent shaking of ...Read more


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What is healing time for scaphoid fracture?

What is healing time for scaphoid fracture?

8 t0 12 weeksA: Depend upon location and quality of the fx.Usually is between 8 to 12 weeks for uncomplicated fx.Assuming you are referring to the wrist. ...Read more

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How much time bone fractures takes time to heal? Which nutrition help faster healing?

How much time bone fractures takes time to heal? Which nutrition help faster healing?

8-12 weeks : Most fractures heal over an 8 week period -sooner in younger pts and longer in older pts with underlying bone issues like osteoporosis. Vit d and ca supl may help. ...Read more

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Whiplash treatment and length of healing time?

Whiplash treatment and length of healing time?

Time, PT: Typically, a cervical strain will improve with time. Physical therapy or working with a chiropractor can also help. If your symptoms persist, i would recommend seeing a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Six weeks after fracture toe not healing - any ideas?

Six weeks after fracture toe not healing - any ideas?

See bone doctor: you need to see a bone doctor, 'may be the stabilization or the cast was not done right, or may be you have a problem with your circulation that can cause delay in healing. see a doctor. ...Read more

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Pilodinal sinus after surgerical wound healing time is how many days?

Pilodinal sinus after surgerical wound healing time is how many days?

Highly variable. : There is no specific answer to this question because there are so many variables that can affect healing from one person to another. Wounds in this location can be very challenging as it requires another individual to carefully cleanse and properly dress the wound. In addition it is often affected by pressure from sitting and motion from activity which can inhibit the healing process. ...Read more

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How fast is the wisdom teeth incision healing time(not recovery time)?

How fast is the wisdom teeth incision healing time(not recovery time)?

5-7 days: Discomfort of the incised tissue is usually gone 5-7 days and the socket is covered over by 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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Do collagen tablets decrease healing time after a shoulder operation?

Do collagen tablets decrease healing time after a shoulder operation?

We just don't know: There are no well controlled double blinded crossover studies in humans to prove that collagen supplements work any better than placebo. Knox gelatin powder may work as well for shoulder injury as any supplement being sold online or at your corner health food store. Most hydrolyzed collagen comes from cattle, pig, fish, and hoses byproducts, so watch for food allergies. Vegans beware! ...Read more

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Recuperation time for a gunshot wound to the shoulder?

Recuperation time for a gunshot wound to the shoulder?

Depends: If just fat and skin, days to weeks. If muscle tendon joint or bone was involved could take weeks to months and may require surgery ...Read more

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Healing time for tendonitis in finger?

Healing time for tendonitis in finger?

One condition that: Can show up as pain between fingers in the web is tendonitis or trigger digit of either finger on the palm side in the flexor tendon. Pain can seem to be in the web but actually the palm may be tender near the finger palm crease. And just near it in the palm under knuckle this is not often written about but its is something i've observed many times clinically. / check your palm to see if so. ...Read more

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What is the normal recovery time for ligament injuries to heal?

What is the normal recovery time for ligament injuries to heal?

A few weeks: Ligament injuries heal slower than muscle problems because there is less of a blood supply to the ligament itself. After the acute injury heat applied to the area will improve blood flow and speed healing. Once the initial pain and swelling goes down gentle motion also stimulates healing. ...Read more

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Any advise on increasing healing of a broken femur with rod and screws? Does smoking marijuana slow healing time ?

Any advise on increasing healing of a broken femur with rod and screws? Does smoking marijuana slow healing time ?

Recovery: An open reduction and internal fixation with rod and screws, is the recommended method of treating femur fracture. Smoking nicotine will DELAY healing. Nicotine is a powerful vaso constrictor that chokes off your blood flow. More blood flow is needed for healing. MJ has not been studied to know. Be well. Stay connected to your surgeon. ...Read more

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How much time till full broken ulna and radius heal?

How much time till full broken ulna and radius heal?

At least 6 weeks.: Bones generally gain an appreciable amount of strength back six weeks after a break. Strength/solidity/calcification can continue beyond that, but six weeks is a good marker. ...Read more

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What is the healing time of tibia fracture after nonunion surgery?

What is the healing time of tibia fracture after nonunion surgery?

It varies: A non complicated tibia fracture usually heals in any where between 6-12 weeks. If you have already had a tibia fracture which did not heal, which is what a nonunion is, it really depends on the nature of your problem and the type of surgery done. In the best cases scenario, it will heal in6-8 weeks. In the worst, it may not heal again. You would sure want to avoid nicotine and nsaids. Thanks. ...Read more

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How much time takes to recover after corneal foreign body injury?

How much time takes to recover after corneal foreign body injury?

A few days typically: After removal, a small corneal foreign body typically leaves behind a simple abrasion of the epithelium, the outer layer of the cornea. That part of the cornea heals quickly, and a small area of injury may heal in a matter of a day. Larger injuries will take longer, of course. ...Read more

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How mich time takes to heal coxis injury?

How mich time takes to heal coxis injury?

Coccydynia: Assuming you mean the coccyx bone (tail bone), then injuries, including fractures, can take several weeks to fully heal. Because when we sit, the coccyx bone can be aggravated, it may take a little extra time to fully heal. A "donut" pillow can be helpful to take pressure of he area and assist in the healing process. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How much time until concussion symptoms ease off?

How much time until concussion symptoms ease off?

Hours to days: Most concussion symptoms ease off in a matter of several hours. Less often they can persist for several days. And almost all concussions resolve in 2-3 months. If symptoms persist or worsen or if you are concerned, you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Fractured ankle. Whats recovery time?

Depends: It will depend on how it was treated, by surgery or just y a cast, but an estimate would be 8-12 weeks, it also depends on the type of fracture. ...Read more

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Recovery time for Eversion ankle sprain?

Recovery time for Eversion ankle sprain?

Varies, but about wk: Different levels of sprains. in some the tendons are TORN off (takes weeks in this case; clue: major bruising and area is LOOSE). Mostly rest, some support (stirrup brace) anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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