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I Know Broken Finger Has Consequences What Are They
Consequences: Parathyroid hormones are responsible for regulating calcium level in blood. The most common cause of hyperparathyroidism is a growth on your parathyroid gland causing overproduction of this hormone. If high, it will raise calcium level in your blood causing osteoporosis, kidney stones, kidney problems, constipation, abdominal pain, bone pain, psychological overtone, fatigue, memory loss... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: The symptoms depend upon the type of fracture, location, and severity of associated soft tissue injury. These symptoms include pain, stiffness, swelling, and can be associated with deformity of the digit. The severity of these symptoms depend on the factors note above -. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To be certain, x-ray: Pain, swelling, lack of motion, and/ or tenderness to touch following an injury could indicate fracture, but deformity is a sure sign if the area is away from a joint. If near a joint deformity could mean fracture or dislocaiton. The best way to know for sure is to have an x-ray. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Question not clear: i am not sure if you asking about diabetic ulcer on the finger. they are not common. ...Read more
No: If this continues to occur try to determine when you are getting blunt trauma to the front of your knees. Some people will bruise easier than others. You may be one of those people. It is not really to much of a concern unless this happens frequently in other places as well. ...Read more
Lubricate: - protect from excess cold - avoid constant moisture (wear work/household gloves) - avoid / minimize chemical contact pick your favorite moisturizer and use it regularly, at least twice a day. If, despite all this, your problem continues, you may need to see your doctor about skin allergies and eczema that could respond to specific skin or systemic medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you have montgomery's tubercles and not be pregnant? I don't know how long i've had them, but they are only visible when i'm cold. What are they?
Yes: All mature women have them. Some show more easily than others. If i remember correctly, the arrector pili muscles make them show when you're cold. ...Read more
How do I know if my hymen is broke? How can I tell? I have these small bumps around my vaginal opening. What does that mean? I'm 17
Get examined: You need to be examined by your MD. This is not something we can tell over the internet. ...Read more
Tyring to figure out what is biting my kid. The bites are red and swell. She has scratched them so now they are infected. How do I treat home if i don't know what the bugs are?
Decrease scratching: While you are trying to find the source of your child's rash, you can still treat the symptoms. Topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or 1% Hydrocortisone cream will have decrease the itching so that the areas do not become infected. For those bites that she has scratched too much you can use triple antibiotic cream. See your provider if the symptoms continue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi, I have heard that many people can fracture their skulls and not know about it. How is that possible?
Mainly in kids: Sometime if did not go to er to check it and you have no complications you would not know about it. ...Read more
Go to hospital: You should go to the hospital immediately. The spleen is very vascular and if it ruptures, the abdominal cavity can fill with blood very quickly leading to a rapid drop in blood pressure, loss of consciousness, and possibly death. After being evaluated by the emergency physician and possibly having surgery, a few vaccines may be necessary to prevent some infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xray: Will reveal.Get a more detailed answer ›
My friend cuts her nails too short, they bleed slightly and are painful. I want to warn her about the effects of doing this, what are the dangers?
She already knows: It sounds like your friend is now aware of two of the main side effects of cutting your nails too short - Pain and Bleeding. The other significant risk is Infection. Depending on how she cuts them, she can also increase her risk for ingrown nails if they grow back incorrectly. ...Read more
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