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What is the definition or description of: finger deformity?

What is the definition or description of: finger deformity?

Variation of normal: Deformities are usually variations from normal. Deformities can be acquired such as from trauma or disease, or congenital. Many variations of congenital hand deformities can occur, but are not very common. Deformities from trauma or disease like arthritis are more common. Fractures that heal at an angle can cause deformity. Joint erosions from arthritis can also cause deformities. ...Read more

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Rare finger deformity. Is there a surgical fix?

Possibly: Go see a hand surgeon for appropriate evaluation and he can tell you if there is a solution or not. ...Read more

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How long does finger deformity associated with broken bone last?

Could be permanent: Unless properly splinted, casted, or taped by an expert, there could be permanent deformity. Even if "perfectly" aligned, there can be callous formation causing swelling on the bony fracture heal line. If there is angulation or visible deformity at present, see a plastic surgical or orthopedic specialist in hand surgery and get the correct x-ray diagnosis of problem or not! good luck! ...Read more

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What are some treatment methods I can apply to a basketball-related index-finger injury?

What are some treatment methods I can apply to a basketball-related index-finger injury?

RICE!: Rest (splinting-buddy tape to next finger or popsicle stick taped to the finger), ice--ice it down often, compression--you may need this but usually not on a finger, elevation---holding it above the level of the hear reduces swelling and pain. Splinting is usually very effective. Don't blow it off that you don't have a more significant injury. May need to be seen and x-rayed. Take care! ...Read more

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What are some treatments I can apply to a basketball index-finger injury? Do the pain-relief creams help?

What are some treatments I can apply to a basketball index-finger injury? Do the pain-relief creams help?

Exercise: First.See your primary care provider to be sure of the proper diagnosis. Then be sure to take prescription exactly as prescribed. Stretching exercises often help injuries that are not fractures. ...Read more

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Can there be a treatment (herbal or medical) for monomelic amyotrophy?

Can there be a treatment (herbal or medical) for monomelic amyotrophy?

No: It is a rare disorder of the motor cells (control muscle) in the spinal cord that occurs in youth, progresses for several years then stabilizes. There is no treatment for it. A neurologist can counsel you further. ...Read more

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What happens if I am a week late for mallet finger(dropped finger) treatment?

What happens if I am a week late for mallet finger(dropped finger) treatment?

Not much.: Splint treatment of mallet fingers initiated within a week or two of the injury usually results in a satisfactory outcome. ...Read more

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What is best herbal treatment for weak erection?

What is best herbal treatment for weak erection?

Circuzyme: Circuzyme by qnlabs helps with micro circulation helps both erection issues and coronary blood flow issues. Cost $50 per bottle. ...Read more

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What are some natural or herbal treatment for allergies?

What are some natural or herbal treatment for allergies?

Hard to say: It really depends onthe type of allergy you are asking about. If it is runny stuffy nose, itchy eyes etc..It is probably due to something i the air(dust, pollen, pets). Avoidance is the cure..But usually hard to do...I am unaware of any effective herbal treatments..In fact, some people who are allergic to grass or weed pollen get sicker when taking herbal remedies..Be careful. ...Read more