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How Could You Splint A Human Broken Leg
Could you tell me what good techinques are there for srcatching and taking a shower for a broken leg?
Caution: There are no good techniques for scratching because this would involve accessing an area which is not visible because it's under a cast or splint - and that is not recommended. Showering can sometimes be done with a garbage bag or similar protection to keep the leg dry. Ask whether you are appropriate to switch to a fracture boot, which would make it much easier to shower. ...Read more
Fracture Dependant: It depends on the bone that is fractured, the site of the fracture, and the pattern on the fracture. Treatment can range pain medication and crutches with limited weight bearing, to a brace or case, or to surgery with internal or external fixation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let it rest: Let it rest - get a cast or a boot if recommended. There is nothing else that you need to do immediately. You may need to go to pt once the immobilizaiton is off or you may help the part of the affected limb by doing some exercises to help preserve its functionality, but this will not necessarily affect the healing process of the fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where in leg?: Where was your 'leg' broken. 'leg' to ors means tibia/ fibula ( between knee and ankle). Did u have surgery or casted , etc. If u had surgery was your bone 'rodded' or plated or other . Please be more specific... Thanks! ...Read more
If your leg has: Been casted- there is probably a lot of dry, dead skin that could not be exfoliated and shed like normal. ...Read more
None: Fractured and broken are synonyms.Get a more detailed answer ›
What kind of drugs would reduce pain from a healing broken leg caused by stress or are there any natural solutions for a snr. Citizen?
Plant extracts: Hops, tobacco, and cannabis have all provided natural extracts that relieve pain. Being natural molecules, they are not patentable, so fda studies will never be done. These substances are currently distributed within fda regulations called "gras" (generally realized as safe). You should consult with licensed naturopath or an integrative physician (erstwhile called "holistic" or "alternative"). ...Read more
Worrisome...: The baby could have fallen or had an accident, but there is likely something more serious at play. There could be genetic diseases like osteogenesis imperfecta that causes "brittle bones". The other thing of concern would be child abuse. Either way, i would take this very seriously. ...Read more
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