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Would a arm laceration qualify me from military?

Would a arm laceration qualify me from military?

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

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Are there any new treatments for arm laceration?

Suturing: Most deep lacerations will need suturing for proper healing. ...Read more

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How to treat a 1/2" laceration to the arm?

How to treat a 1/2" laceration to the arm?

Sutures: If. The wound is deep and bleeding it will require sutures. If it is superficial, steristrips can be helpful. ...Read more

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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

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

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I've got an inch long laceration in my elbow and am curious if I need stitches or not.?

I've got an inch long laceration in my elbow and am curious if I need stitches or not.?

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

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I have a one inch laceration on my elbow (probably from glass). Do I need stitches?

I have a one inch laceration on my elbow (probably from glass). Do I need stitches?

Laceration: Yes, you most likely need stitches. Please have someone drive you to the nearest Emergency facility. Stitches are straightforward. ...Read more

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I've had a severe laceration to my left forearm, and I want to reduce the scarring. What can I use?

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

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Could you need arm amputation from intravenous drug use?

Could you need arm amputation from intravenous drug use?

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

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Is arm amputation necessary sometimes after intravenous drug use?

Is arm amputation necessary sometimes after intravenous drug use?

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

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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?

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?

Possibly: Peripheral nerves (outside of the brain and spinal cord) can grow back, but often may have pain during the process. Whether or not the nerve grows back depends on many factors, for which you should see your primary care provider, and possibly a neurologist. ...Read more

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Any medicines to reduce under arm fat?

Any medicines to reduce under arm fat?

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

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What are the causes of my chest and left arm to hurt when I take medicine?

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

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I have a large boil under my arm and it hurts quite badly. Medicine for me or lance it?

I have a large boil under my arm and it hurts quite badly. Medicine for me or lance it?

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

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I shot up drugs in my arm and now I have black and blue all up my arms is something wrong?

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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Are there any alternatives to conventional medicine for treating severe arm aches and pains?

Are there any alternatives to conventional medicine for treating severe arm aches and pains?

Try acupuncture: Acupuncture, osteopathic manipulation, healing touch, reiki are all modalities that may help with aches and pains. ...Read more

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I have red bumpy spots on my Arm sometimes they get worse and sometimes better. Sometime medicine works and sometimes it doesnt?

Hyperkeratosis pilar: If these are mostly the back of the arm, rough, and worse in winter, they are probably hyperkeratosis pilaris which can be treated with LacHydrin (lactic acid) lotion prescribed by a physician. ...Read more

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What medicine help with a swollen arm muscle?

What medicine help with a swollen arm muscle?

Swollen arm: Elevate arm, pain releaf, depending on cause of swelling, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have tennis elbow in left arm. How do I treat. Suggest the medicines and exercise?

I have tennis elbow in left arm. How do I treat. Suggest the medicines and exercise?

Let me explain: Tennis elbow treatment well known and published in a lot of book and site. Some of them may respond to the treatment, but what would you do if did not respond, you to go and see the doctor. ...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

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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...??

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...??

Bruising?: Not normal other than bruising which may occur at the venipuncture site. I advise call your trating physician regarding the arm pain. ...Read more

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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

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

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I did cocain 185 days ago. Will it show up positive on a under arm hair folicale drug test?

I did cocain 185 days ago. Will it show up positive on a under arm hair folicale drug test?

Cocaine: Firstly - you should not be doing cocaine if you love your life. Secondly hair follicle test will pick it up. This also depends on how often you have used cocaine. ...Read more

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I recently went numb in one arm from IV drug use then the numbness went to my other arm and my face and now starting to twich what do I need to do?

I recently went numb in one arm from IV drug use then the numbness went to my other arm and my face and now starting to twich what do I need to do?

Go to ER: You may have an embolus or clot formed that went to brain causing stroke or a blocked a blood vessel. Infection is another possibility as well. You need to be seen urgently in any case. Go to er or if you can't get there call 911. ...Read more

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I have bumps all over my arm, pinkish color, and they itch. I don't know how it appeared, but what's a good medicine to remove it? Its probably a rash

I have bumps all over my arm, pinkish color, and they itch. I don't know how it appeared, but what's a good medicine to remove it? Its probably a rash

Maybe Bites: Keep them clean with soap and water. Apply Neosporin or a mild hydrocortisone cream and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching. If they appear infected or are spreading have them assessed for further care. All the best. ...Read more