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I know broken finger has consequences. What are they?

I know broken finger has consequences. What are they?

Deformity, arthritis: Most fractures heal. The question is do they heal without deformity? When they involve a joint and are offset(displaced) they can lead to altered motion and arthritis. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Finger Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a break in the normal continuity of the cortex of the bone; it is described as a finger fracture when it involves the digits ...Read more


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I know hyperparathyroidism has consequences. What are they?

I know hyperparathyroidism 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 more

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What are signs that I have a broken hand?

What are signs that I have a broken hand?

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 more

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How do I know if i broke or fractured my arm? What are the signs?

How do I know if i broke or fractured my arm? What are the signs?

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

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What if someone's teeths are broken they cant be grown again?

What if someone's teeths are broken they cant be grown again?

No: Broken teeth do not self-repair. If adult tooth I'd lost there is no underlying replacement. Please see a Dentist immediately. The longer you delay the more extensive the damage, the more costly the repairs. ...Read more

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I don't know if my hand is fractured. What are the signs?

I don't know if my hand is fractured. What are the signs?

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

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What to do if my finger. now I'm really scared that they are diabetic ulcers?

What to do if my finger. now I'm really scared that they are diabetic ulcers?

Question not clear: i am not sure if you asking about diabetic ulcer on the finger. they are not common. ...Read more

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Is it weird to have bruised knees and not exactly know how they appeared?

Is it weird to have bruised knees and not exactly know how they appeared?

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

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What can you do about my hands that are severely cracked?

What can you do about my hands that are severely cracked?

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 more

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What exactly specifically is broken when people say they have a?Broken neck?

What exactly specifically is broken when people say they have a?Broken neck?

Vertebrae: The vetebrae are broken, which are the actual bones of the spine that contain the spinal cord within the central canal. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What to do if I have icy blue eyes and I've been told they are rare is this true?

What to do if I have icy blue eyes and I've been told they are rare is this true?

Not really: Blue eyes is a recessive gene, so it's going to be less common than other colors. But by no means would i consider it rare. ...Read more

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What are the first things I should do if I know someone's spleen has ruptured?

What are the first things I should do if I know someone's spleen has ruptured?

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 more

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What can I do for a broken finger that did not heal right?

Depends: A fracture that does not heal sometimes needs more time in a cast. However, if it is painful or crooked, surgery may be necessary to reset the fracture. ...Read more

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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?

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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What dangers are there for someone with hyperthyroid doing cocaine my little brother is doing it i dont know where else to go?

What dangers are there for someone with hyperthyroid doing cocaine my little brother is doing it i dont know where else to go?

Dope and Thyroid: Hyperthyroidism has not relationship to cocaine addiction. They are unrelated. He needs help for the obvious reasons injurious to his health and psyche. Sorry to be of no help. You are not alone. Good luck. ...Read more