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Cast (Definition)

Children's bones will usually heal and remodel themselves, if they are kept in the correct position. Immobilization casts are one effective way to do this, while also protecting ...Read more


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Does a broken hand hurt once cast is removed?

Does a broken hand hurt once cast is removed?

Yes: It usually does. Be careful with it, it takes more time out of the cast to fully heal. ...Read more

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Why do sutures on my hand hurt more at night?

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Why do sutures on my hand hurt more at night?

Hand swelling: At the end of the day, your hands naturally swell. With swelling, more pressure can be placed on a suture line, which can cause increased pain. Keeping your hands elevated during the day can reduce the amount of swelling and, therefore, pain. ...Read more

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Why does my hand hurt while playing the guitar?

Why does my hand hurt while playing the guitar?

Hard to say: There are several potential causes and an exam can usually determine the cause. The three most common causes would be the development of arthritis in your hand, an overuse tendinitis of the tendons in the hand, or a neuroma secular problem such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Why does the side of my hand hurt from lower palm to wrist.

Not enough info: Your info isn't specific enough. Where does it hurt? When does it hurt? Did you have an accident? What is the pain like - burning, stabbing, electricity, ache? What lessens the pain? ...Read more

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I hit my hand against the wall and it became swollen the day after. My hand hurt during that day. Everyday it feels better. Should I be concerned?

I hit my hand against the wall and it became swollen the day after. My hand hurt during that day. Everyday it feels better. Should I be concerned?

Be seen: I would probably be seen. Hitting your hand against the wall is a very common mechanism for a " boxers fracture" of the fifth metacarpal and so, even if you are starting to feel better, I would be seen and probably get an cray of that hand. ...Read more

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Wrist and hand hurt when i put pressure?

Wrist and hand hurt when i put pressure?

See a physician: Unfortunately, that is not nearly enough information to hazard a diagnosis, even via health tap. The location of the pain is an important clue to the diagnosis as well as any associated injuries or exacerbating conditions. An evaluation by a qualified hand specialist would be helpful. ...Read more

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Can my left hand hurt friom heart issues?

Can my left hand hurt friom heart issues?

Left hand : Pain in left hand alone is unlikely to be related to the heart. ...Read more

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Why does my hand hurt when i try to turn a door knob?

Depends: Several conditions could cause this, such as a pinched nerve, muscle sprain/strain, arthritis, etc. See your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does my hand hurt? I type a lot but didn't change anything that I do.

Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel pain can result in the hand when repetitive actions or use occur. ...Read more

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Why does my hand hurt picking guitar?

Why does my hand hurt picking guitar?

It's a workout: Like any workout on a part of the body, playing the guitar works out the fingers, hands, and forearms. Pressing on the guitar strings is painful at first too. With practice, your muscles will get stronger and your fingers will get callouses. ...Read more

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Could getting stitches in your hand hurt?

Could getting stitches in your hand hurt?

The great thing is: that a local anesthetic is usually used to numb the area before the stitches are placed. ...Read more

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Why does the back of my left hand hurt ? Especially when im trying to pick something up or turn my hand a certain way its been hurting off an on

Why does the back of my left hand hurt ? Especially when im trying to pick something up or turn my hand a certain way its been hurting off an on

Tendonitis: Most common etiology would be extensor tendonitis, occasionally dorsal sensory nerve branch can be traumatized and cause radiating pain to dorsum of the hand. If continuous see a hand surgeon ...Read more

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Why does my left hand hurt and twitch?

Other symptoms?: Hand pain and twitching can be caused by nerve, muscle and/or joint conditions. Details about your symptoms, such as when they started and what makes it better, can help with diagnosis. Be prepared to give as much detail about your symptoms as possible. In addition to aiding the diagnosis, this also decreases the need to order unnecessary tests and procedures. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a dream i was punching the wall and i woke up and there was a hole in the wall and my hand hurt, anything you can tell me about this?

I had a dream i was punching the wall and i woke up and there was a hole in the wall and my hand hurt, anything you can tell me about this?

There is a mechanism: In our brain that is activated when we sleep. It keeps us from acting out our dreams. Sometimes we do anyway to some degree. This appears to be what happened to you. ...Read more

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What can I do if my veins in my wrist and arm plus hand hurt any help please!?

What can I do if my veins in my wrist and arm plus hand hurt any help please!?

Doubt veins.: Veins rarely cause pain unless they are inflamed(phlebitis) or have a clot in them. This does not seem to be your problem. I would look for another source of the problem such as carpal tunnel . You may want to follow up with a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Why does my hand hurt when I write?

Why does my hand hurt when I write?

Specifics.: Your question is in many ways like "why does my car run badly when I drive it?". More specifics are need to narrow the answer to something less than a chapter or two of a book on orthopedics. But my guess is carpel tunnel. ...Read more