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Doctor insights on: Icd 9 Code For Hand Laceration

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Had you ever used glue on a hand laceration?

Had you ever used glue on a hand laceration?

No: Not personally, although for superficial fingertip laceration, such as from playing guitar, if you push skin edges together and then apply glue just to hold edges together, will work well. Really not a good idea for deep cuts. ...Read more

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Hand Laceration (Definition)

Hand lacerations can range from minor things like a paper cut to major injuries where tendons ...Read more


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Any advice on how to heal my hand laceration?

Any advice on how to heal my hand laceration?

How old is laceratio: If it is recent, and as the current acceptable standard with in 24 hours it should be repaired with associated treatment.If it is old, more than 24 hrs or even 48 hours it is saer to let it heal by secondary intention( by it self with granulation tissue).But if it is complex and involves tendon, nerve etc, .Go to the emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hand laceration?

What is the definition or description of: hand laceration?

A cut on the hand.: Hand lacerations can range from minor things like a paper cut to major injuries where tendons and nerves are damaged. ...Read more

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Had you ever gotten a hand laceration without stitches?

Had you ever gotten a hand laceration without stitches?

Do you mean treated?: If your question is treatment of hand laceration without stitches, the answer is yes.There are small lacerations you can treat by splnting with steristrips.Sometimes hand laceration will present 2- 3 days later when it may not be wise to close the wound by stitches which is better to treat as an open wound and let it heal by granulation tissue, of course which will take longer to heal and one will h. ...Read more

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Hand laceration 3 wks ago. The glue&scab has fallen off but hurts to touch it/flex hand. Stiff pinky & uses hand alot. A problem or needs more time?

Hand laceration 3 wks ago. The glue&scab has fallen off but hurts to touch it/flex hand. Stiff pinky & uses hand alot. A problem or needs more time?

Both!: It will take 6-8 weeks before your scar is fully mature. Gentle hand range of motion exercises and gentle local massage can help. Real up scar tissue and increase flexibility. Physical therapy can be super helpful for this as well - look for a local hand therapist who can help minimize your pain and increase flexibility. ...Read more

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Do I have to be cleared by my doctor to play basketball? I had a hand laceration on the top of my hand that severed my pinke and wrist tendon and had to have them surgerically repaired. I had a check up yesterday and the doctor says they are healing fine

Do I have to be cleared by my doctor to play basketball? I had a hand laceration on the top of my hand that severed my pinke and wrist tendon and had to have them surgerically repaired. I had a check up yesterday and the doctor says they are healing fine

Definitely : These injuries need to be healed completely with therapy for strengthening and stabilization before starting basketball. The statement doing well doesn't mean it's done healing just progressing as expected. ...Read more

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Icd 9 code for upper extremity pain ?

Icd 9 code for upper extremity pain
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Several: Arm pain (generalized, right, or left) [729.5] pain in joint/upper arm [719.42] pain in joint/forearm [719.43]. ...Read more

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ICD 9 code for a dehisced surgical wound which is also a diabetic wound?

ICD 9 code for a dehisced surgical wound which is also a diabetic wound?

Depends: 998.xx for wound dehiscence depending on depth with an additional diagnosis code for type of diabetes and whether it is controlled ...Read more

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What is the icd 9 code for 2010 for keratinocyte cancers-- scc and bcc?

What is the icd 9 code for 2010 for keratinocyte cancers-- scc and bcc?

173.: The non melanoma skin cancers are the 173 codes and have a two digits following the decimal are site and type specifiers. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for metastasis colon cancer and the cpt code to?

What is the icd-9 code for metastasis colon cancer and the cpt code to?

Need more info: The code for colon cancers is 153._. 153.9 is for colon cancer of unspecified site. There is a separate group of codes for metastasis and the site. The number after 153 is for the site of the primary tumor. I can't answer the cpt code question, because there is not enough information. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for decreased upper body strength?

What is the icd-9 code for decreased upper body strength?

Weakness ICD code: I did not see a specific one for decreased upper body strength. I see 728,87 for Muscle weakness (generalized). ...Read more

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Icd 9 code for lower respiratory tract illness?

Icd 9 code for lower respiratory tract illness?

Too many: There are multiple different lower respiratory tract illnesses. Bronchitis, pneumonia, copd, asthma, etc., etc., etc. You can probably pick your illness and simply google the icd-9 code. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for acute low back pain?

What is the icd-9 code for acute low back pain?

Back pain icd: 724.5 backache, unspecified 724.1 pain in thoracic spine. ...Read more

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What do icd 9 and icd 10 codes mean?

What do icd 9 and icd 10 codes mean?

ICD codes: International classification of diseases ninth revision came out of meeting of the international conference convened by who, held in geneva in 1975, to revise the codes used to classify diseases. The icd 10 followed, with further revision & expansion to the codes. ...Read more

Hand Cut (Definition)

A laceration of the area between the ...Read more