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What does it mean to have muscle maceration in a crushing injury?

What does it mean to have muscle maceration in a crushing injury?

Smashed or crushed..: Muscle that has suffered significant trauma will loose it's typical form and consistency. It will be soft, torn and in general have a "macerated" appearance. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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My scrape is has clear tissue. You can see under the wound due to this soft tender clear whitish tissue. Is it wound maceration? Should I be concerned

My scrape is has clear tissue. You can see under the wound due to this soft tender clear whitish tissue. Is it wound maceration? Should I be concerned

Too much moisture: Excessive moisture will cause maceration of the skin. Try to minimize the moisture to the area by using the appropriate wound care products and dressings. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reverse the damage caused by a wound maceration? Ointments? Creams? Anything?

Is there any way to reverse the damage caused by a wound maceration? Ointments? Creams? Anything?

Yes: Apply skin prep to the peri-wound skin and have your wound doctor change the treatment that is being done to the wound. There are numerous products to prevent this from happening. Wld not use ointments creams etc. ...Read more

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What is maceration when a scar is healing?

What is maceration when a scar is healing?

Maceration = wet: If you have ever soaked too long in the tub, you may have noticed the skin around the edges of the finder nails turning white. This is maceration, and is caused by too much moisture on the skin. Wounds that are not completely healed may ooze, causing maceration of the surrounding skin. This should not happen with fully healed, mature scars. ...Read more

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I use carrot oil on my face to look healthy and have a good tan. It s maceration oil not essential oil. Any bad effect or sides for health?

I use carrot oil on my face to look healthy and have a good tan. It s maceration oil not essential oil. Any bad effect or sides for health?

Contains myristicin: Carrot seed oil contains myristicin which is also contained in nutmeg and can cause psychosis. It is thought, however, that the small amounts of myristicin absorbed is unlikely to cause the delirium, disorientation, and hallucinations that can be caused by ingesting larger quantities. However, there is a caveat in that this has never actually been tested. So, if you use this, be aware. ...Read more

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How to get muscle?

How to get muscle?

Diet ; exercise: More muscle needs a program of weight lifting as well as a balanced diet, ; protein supplements during ur heavy workouts ;on ur light days do cardiovascular exercises, also adequate sleep. C an atc @ a health club and get set up with a program tailored 2 ur needs ; abilities. ...Read more

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How to gain muscle?

How to gain muscle?

Work muscles harder: If muscles are used repeatedly until they tire, but are not injured, then they will grow bigger and stronger! If one does not eat or drink more calories than he uses during exercise, then his body will burn up fat for fuel. However, if he drinks a big orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get chubbier even though he is exercising. ...Read more

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How to gain muscle?

How to gain muscle?

Resistance training: To build mass, work the muscle group in question hard. Maximum resistance, 8-10 repetitions per set, three sets, 3-4x/week. Several different types of exercise. Creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator if okay by your physician. Eat sensibly and moderately with enough lean protein. Anabolic steroids give mass but harm you as a person. ...Read more

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How to gain muscle?

How to gain muscle?

Work hard: You gain muscle by subjecting your body to a load that it cannot handle, allow appropriate time and rest for your body to accomodate, and provide your body with the appropriate nutrition to support that activity. That translates into hard work in the gym while avoiding overtraining, getting enough sleep, and eating a well balanced diet. There are no safe, legal shortcuts. ...Read more

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How can I build muscle at 75?

How can I build muscle at 75?

Yes!: First get clearance from your family physician or geriatrician, then start exercising. There's no day like today to start! You don't need to go to the gym or buy any fancy equipment. Just try a few push ups, squats and a short walk to start. You can also curl & press cans of food and graduate up to gallons of water. Don't forget proper nutrition w/plenty of lean protein, fiber & healthy fats. ...Read more

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Why is muscle denser than fat?

Why is muscle denser than fat?

The compositions: Are different. Fat has a density of 0.9 g / ml and muscle has a density of 1.1 g/ml. ...Read more

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Is muscle much heavier than fat?

More dense: Muscle is more dense than fat- this is why fat floats in water, while muscle sinks. ...Read more

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Which muscles are affected first?

Muscles affected.: The question doesn't make sense. Please rephrase. ...Read more

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How to get highly defined muscle?

How to get highly defined muscle?

Hard work: You can get highly defined muscles by decreasing your body fat and improving the tone and bulk of your muscles, just be sure not to decrease your body fat too much. Following a well balanced diet that provides enough calorie/protein/nutrients and engaging in a fitness program that involves cardio and resistance exercises will get it done. ...Read more

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How to build muscle but stay lean?

How to build muscle but stay lean?

Multiple factors: diet with additional protein. strength training. Diet balance willl control fat vs. Muscle. Higher protein can help build muscle ...Read more

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What should I take to build muscle?

What should I take to build muscle?

Ideas here: Creatine is a safe and effective supplement to a well-thought-out program of resistance training and adequate protein intake. I hope you'll decide against anabolic steroids; I've known men who've tried them and all were sorry in the long run. Remember most women prefer a lean man with moderate muscle mass to a man who's "huge". Good luck with this project. ...Read more

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What kind of dr deals with muscles?

It depends: On what the muscle problem is. A primary care provider would be a good place to start. Muscle doctors might include rheumatologists, orthopedists, geneticists, endocrinologists, etc. Starting with a pcp should give you a good idea where to go next. ...Read more

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How could I build muscle but stay lean?

How could I build muscle but stay lean?

Diet is key: If you decide you're going to eat only when you're physically hungry, and recognize appetite ('mmm, that looks good'; 'i'm going to eat to reward myself / reduce stress') as not a good reason to eat, you'll trim down, especially if you're exercising at the same time. Make friends with and eat with athletes who are farther along than you. Your goal is praiseworthy. ...Read more

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How could I tell if I've torn a muscle?

Symptoms: Symptoms of muscle strain/pull/tear may include pain, tenderness, bruising, weakness, tightness of muscle and difficulty fully stretching it. ...Read more

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Are there muscles that are not affected?

Are there muscles that are not affected?

Need more info...: In order to answer your post I need more information. Muscles affected by what exactly? ...Read more

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What is the correct way to build muscle?

Exercise: Resistive exercise like lifting weights, doing sit ups, bench press, etc--

if really weak after muscle break down, this is very gradual. ...Read more

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I have muscles pain what should I take.?

I have muscles pain what should I take.?

Depends: Need to find out why your muscles ache. If it's from exercise tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin and extra water. If it is from a medication consult your doctor about stopping the medication. If it is unprovoked pain then see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the strongest muscle in the body?

What is the strongest muscle in the body?

Maybe: The Genioglossus M.Styloglossus M.Palatoglossus M.Hyoglossus M, Superior longitudinal M.Inferior longitudinal M.Transverse M.Vertical M. -because they operate the tongue. Words are power!! Ability to verbally express one's self is STRENGTH. ...Read more

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Should I lift weights everyday to build muscle?

Should I lift weights everyday to build muscle?

Three days: Muscle will be built on a three day weight regime proper diet this patient had biceps and still is working out three times a week
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Could I grow muscle using isometric techniques?

Could I grow muscle using isometric techniques?

Yes: Isometric exercise is a form of exercise involving the static contraction of a muscle without any visible movement in the angle of the joint. This type of workout is useful for rehabilitation and increases muscular strength. Unless you are an astronaut in zero gravity, nasa concluded isometrics promote muscle growth but failed to prevent a decrease in the amount of contractile proteins in muscle. ...Read more