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Sir does grip strength and functional activities of hand, impairments of hand are related to each other. Do you have any articles on it?

Sir does grip strength and functional activities of hand, impairments of hand are related to each other. Do you have any articles on it?

There is an: Association between loss of hand strength if it is the significant factor not captured by another description of deficit or injury and impairment rating. Check the ama guides for evaluation of impairment for better detail. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What medicine can you give a child with hand foot and mouth disease?

What medicine can you give a child with hand foot and mouth disease?

Depends: If fever, you can use acetaminophen for comfort, but most can do well without. Mouth sores are comforted by cold fluids or ice chips. The sores just need to be cleaned and watched. Body sweat makes them itch more and sores can get bacterial infections. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wrist injuries and disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Wrist injuries and disorders?

See below: The term wrist injury and disorder would describe a wide array of abnormalities that can occur in the joint between the radius, ulna, carpal bones and proximal metacarpal bones. Injury would refer to a post traumatic disorder, there would be other possible causes of wrist disorders as well including arthritic, inflammatory, and congenital causes. ...Read more

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Why is my hand cold after an injury?

Why is my hand cold after an injury?

Possible nerve: After and injury, especially to an extremity, it is possible to develop symptoms related to the nerves in that area. This can lead to a cold or hot extremity, pain, numbness and tingling, swelling and change in the color of the skin. The injury does not have to be significant and the symptoms can become chronic if not diagnosed and treated early. Do not ignore in the hope that it will go away. ...Read more

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What medicine should I take for my hands numbness?

What medicine should I take for my hands numbness?

Varies: Most common cause of hand numbness is carpal tunnel syndrome due to nerve compression at inside wrist. There are, of course other reasons. Assuming the above, might benefit from vit b-6 100 mg twice daily, but larger amounts could be toxic. An anti-inflammatory such as Motrin or aleve (naproxen) might help. Best to see your doctor and get more precise idea of causation. ...Read more

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Feeling lots of pain in my hand from old injury what should I do?

Feeling lots of pain in my hand from old injury what should I do?

Ortho Hand Eval: Old hand injuries that are still causing pain warrant further evaluation. An orthopaedic hand surgeon would provide a thorough examination of your history and symptoms. A thorough examination may result in the need for routine x-rays or even an MRI to best evaluate the soft tissues in your hand for signs of chronic injury. ...Read more

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What's the best way to know if my hand is broken or has another injury?

What's the best way to know if my hand is broken or has another injury?

To differentiate: Between a fracture of the hand vs another injury, you need an x-ray, physical examination and medical history. ...Read more

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Why does washing your hands and proper storage of food prevent disease?

Why does washing your hands and proper storage of food prevent disease?

Minimizes bacteria: Bacteria are killed or lessened with these modalities and are recommwnded. ...Read more

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Is there any kind of drug that makes your hands turn bright red as a reaction?

Is there any kind of drug that makes your hands turn bright red as a reaction?

Just the hands?: An antibiotic called vancomycin, if infused too rapidly into the blood, can cause not just your hands to turn red, but your entire body looks like a red rock lobster. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the quickest way to treat a repetitive stress injury in my hands?

Can you tell me the quickest way to treat a repetitive stress injury in my hands?

MLD/CDT: Use capsaicin patch if this is a old stress, Lidocaine patch if this a recent stress and wrap with unna ooot strips (calamine soaked gauze) cover with webril and tubular stretch bandage - for swelling we use grey foam on top with acewrap to give extra comfort and pressure - this is called complex decongestive therapy will be performed by people trained in this contact you local physical therapist. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have primary reynaud's disease / syndrome and my hands are very hot and tingly?

What can I do if I have primary reynaud's disease / syndrome and my hands are very hot and tingly?

See below: Do not smoke. Reduce caffeine intake. Reduce stress if possible. See you doctor for medications if the symptoms are still uncomfortable or distressing. ...Read more

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Could the medicines I have to take cause my hands to shake and me to drop things all the time or is something else going on now?

Could the medicines I have to take cause my hands to shake and me to drop things all the time or is something else going on now?

Could be med: Many meds have side effects of tremors, including depakote, amphetamines, ritalin, (methylphenidate) etc., but high thyroid fcntn and hereditary essential tremors do occur not infrequently. On occasion, underlying problems in brain and spinal cord could be a culprit. Not a bad idea to get examined, obtain updated blood tests, and perhaps modify current meds if this is an answer. ...Read more

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I woke up to find brown marks on my hands and I started taking aerius 5mg yesterday, is it related to the medicine or something else?

I woke up to find brown marks on my hands and I started taking aerius 5mg yesterday, is it related to the medicine or something else?

Brown marks: Aerius is an antihistamine and a generally safe medication to take and should not cause skin spots. Not sure that the brown spots are without looking at them you need to have a doctor look at them. ...Read more

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I've been on proponolol for anxitey for 6 months, resently I have episodes of tingels in my hands, more so on the left. Is the drug doing this?

I've been on proponolol for anxitey for 6 months, resently I have episodes of tingels in my hands, more so on the left. Is the drug doing this?

Possibly: Discuss this w/ your provider. Some patients have reported numbness and tingling as a side effect. You need to tell the provider to find an alternative or the reason. Don't stop w/o medical advise, but do check it out. Best! ...Read more

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My hands often shake and after a while of sitting still I start to feel anxious and have to stand up and do something I'm 19 and I don't use drugs

My hands often shake and after a while of sitting still I start to feel anxious and have to stand up and do something I'm 19 and I don't use drugs

Check up: Go to your physician. They will check and see if there is a medical condition explaining your symptoms. If nothing comes up ask for a referral or go see a therapist. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a good treatment approach for anxiety. They will teach you how to manage the physical feelings as well as the thoughts that drive and support your anxiety. ...Read more

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Lady who checked out our groceries today coughed all over our food. Coughed in her hand also & touched our food. Should I toss it all? Risk of disease?

Lady who checked out our groceries today coughed all over our food. Coughed in her hand also & touched our food. Should I toss it all? Risk of disease?

Low: Most respiratory pathogens will die quickly if not inhaled. Can live on food for a short while. Would try to disinfect if possible. If not, ask manager for a refund or exchange. Food is expensive! ...Read more

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How can I wrap a hand injury?

How can I wrap a hand injury?

Hand Injury: This all depends upon what the injury is, an injury can still be synptomatic even with care. Not making the bandage too tight is the most important as with hand and wrist injury to feel "normal" there is often a long time to get swelling down
this is why hand therapy is such an important field and why hand surgeons exist as the brea dth of injury and treatment can be varied even for simple. ...Read more

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How to heal a hand injury from mma?

How to heal a hand injury from mma?

Injury: Hands are complex. The time to heal depends on the injury sustained. If you haven't visited a hand specialist, I would advise you to do so. Many of the injuries from mma are fractures, which require accurate repositioning of the boney fragments in order to get the best return of function. A thorough examination and possibly xrays are in order. ...Read more

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Skin of my hand peels off...Doctors recommended me medicine namely cesol -s. What could be the reasons for my condition?

Skin of my hand peels off...Doctors recommended me medicine namely cesol -s. What could be the reasons for my condition?

Psoriasis or eczema?: It is difficult to diagnose without an examination. Persistent dermatitis of hands an vary from eczema to contact dermatitis to psoriasis depending on the examination and evaluation. A dermatologist should evaluate persistent eruptions. I have no idea what cesol-s is. ...Read more

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What is hand foot and mouth disease?

What is hand foot and mouth disease?

Viral infection: 'hand, foot and mouth' disease is a viral illness called this because it results in blisters on the hands, feet, and mouth. It's caused by the coxsackie virus, will generally run its course over time. It is common in children, but impacts all ages. Drinking plenty of cool beverages may help soothe the throat and throat. Try popsicles, and don't add salt to your food. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What is hand, foot and mouth disease?

What is hand, foot and mouth disease?

Viral infection: Hand/foot/mouth disease is a viral illness usually caused by a virus called coxsackie virus. The body will usually fight this off on its own. Insure plenty of rest and fluids. The illness spreads by person-to-person contact through nasal secretions or throat discharge, saliva, fluid from blisters, stool, and respiratory droplets sprayed into the air after a cough or sneeze. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is hand, foot, and mouth disease?

What is hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Fever/spots/pain: Hfm is a viral gut infection. Some kids can have it & run a brief temperature & never show other symptoms. Some have fever, localized spots on their wrists & nothing else. Some have terrible mouth sores, spots on wrists/forearms/legs feet & around the bottom & have cramping & loose stools. So fever, loose stools &cramps, amount & location of blisters seem to be the main variables. ...Read more

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What are signs of hand, foot, and mouth disease?

What are signs of hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Fever/spots/pain: Hfm varies more in intensity than anything. Some kids can have it & run a brief temperature & never show other symptoms. Some have fever, localized spots on their wrists & nothing else. Some have terrible mouth sores, spots on wrists/forearms/legs feet & around the bottom & have cramping & loose stools. So fever, loose stools & cramps, amount & location of blisters seem to be the main variables. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for hand foot and mouth disease?

Are there any cures for hand foot and mouth disease?

Self heals over time: Hfm is a collection of symptoms related to infection by strains of an intestinal virus.It runs its course producing a variety of blisters in various locations before resolving as the body fights it off. The main problem with the disorder is the chance of dehydration from poor fluid intake. Comfort measures & a focus on improving fluid intake are the best method of rx. ...Read more