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Medicine For Arm Laceration
Not sure of the?: If you are asking if an arm laceration would disqualify you from the military than I would say it all depends on the kind of laceration, if underlying tissue is damaged. Evan then if the tissue is repaired it may not be enough to disqualify someone. ...Read more
I accidentally cut a deep laceration on my arm and its bleeding a bit I can see tissue that is inside what to do?
Do I need to get my arm x-rayed? I was in a car wreck two months ago and I had a rather deep laceration on my arm. It was cut to the tendons and bone, but nothing is broken. The cut is now healed and its a scar that looks like a red abrasion. My arm is st
Have it evaluated: Any deep injury that is down to bone has a potential to infect the bone. Have an x-ray taken to evaluate the underlying bone. Have it properly evaluated to avoid preventable complications. ...Read more
Depends: How deep, did it involve the joint, if treatment is not adequate will lead to serious complication. Go to E R and the doctor evaluate the injury. ...Read more
Laceration: Yes, you most likely need stitches. Please have someone drive you to the nearest Emergency facility. Stitches are straightforward. ...Read more
I've had a severe laceration to my left forearm, and I want to reduce the scarring. What can I use?
Silicon dressings..: Once the laceration has healed use scar silicon dressings to decrease the scar appearance. ...Read more
Yers, rare: If one were to get a severe infection from drug injection, rarely an amputation may be needed. If one accidentally injects some caustic drug into an artery, then I have also seen a rare need for amputation. I am sure that for all doctors in the us, an amputation surgery is the final last option used after all other options have failed or all other options have been exhausted. ...Read more
Yes: Sometimes the addict accidentally injects an artery t hereby causing it to clot. This can yield immediate severe pain and eventual gangrene. Sadly, there is no way to reverse this damage -- no operation, no medicine, no therapy. The only thing to be decided is how much is amputated -- fingers, hand, wrist or forearm. ...Read more
I was in a accident where my arm was drug out the car for 30yards at 45mph severed most of the nerves and vein, now have burning will it ever go away?
No medicines.: There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be arm fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can tone your arms w standing biceps curl w dumbbells, hammer curls w dumbbells, triceps kickback w dumbbells ; lying triceps extension w dumbbells. ...Read more
NSAID's: May help.Get a more detailed answer ›
See doctor or...: There is not enough information in your question to answer. The best person to answer it is your primary doctor, who knows your whole medical story, your medications, your allergies (if any). Alternatively you could talk to a pharmacist to find out if the particular medicine has those side effects. Be sure to mention all of the medicines and supplements you take, as they can interact. ...Read more
Needs surgical drain: At this stage u should c a general surgeon and have it looked at, and b prepared 2 have it opened & drained @ that appointment. Sounds 2 late in the process 4 medication. Cultures will b taken, & u will b started on an antibiotic which may later b changed depending on the result of the cultures & sensitivity testing. ...Read more
Clots: Brusinng can cause that however blood clots or infection of your vein can be a cause and can be fatal. ...Read more
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I was prescribed gaberpentine for sleep isn't that an odd drug I tried it and had a terrible reaction my arm went completely numb?
Gabapentin: Gabapentin can be a very useful medication to help people sleep better. It would be good to check with your doctor to understand why your arm became numb. It would be unusual for a medication to cause only your arm to be numb and not other areas of your body. Hope this answer helps. ...Read more
Why do nurses inject IM drugs right into the butt? For instance, can B12 be injected in the arm or thigh? (in recommended places in those parts)
Yes: It can be injected intramuscular. The butt has more muscle and may be less painful. Howeve the arm is covenient. ...Read more
I donate blood now I have pain with my arms please suggest its normal or something like worried. ...? any medicine u would like to suggest me...??
Have shoulder pain all day. Right arm is like numbed. Not stiff shoulder, but pain. Eventually took medicine. What's the cause? No lifting heavy stuff
Variable causes: Shoulder pain in female your age w/o obvious precipating event could be related to slight underlying instability, especially if other joints demonstrate greater than normal mobility/laxity. This is diagnosed mainly by clinical exam with otherwise normal x-rays/MRI. Mainstay of treatment is physical therapy to optimize strength of muscles around shoulder/shoulder blade (scapula). ...Read more