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Hi, I have just been told I have cubital tunnel syndrome in my right elbow and would like to know more about treating it please? Nicola
The treatment for cubital tunnel syndrome is aimed in reducing and alleviating the presenting symptoms. Here are the following interventions for cubital tunnel syndrome:
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
These can help in alleviating the pain and inflammation that took place in the affected area
Avoidance of trauma to the "funny bone" area where he ulnar nerve is. ...Read more
I have pains at the back of my rib cage but under my shoulder blade it's painfull when I breath in and out and when I move what could it be? Nicola
More than semi: A good hard erection is common even in a boy who's years before puberty. Often the trigger is just thinking about how he'll be a grown man someday, like dad or his favorite athlete. During the teenaged years, this happens maybe a dozen times a day. There's nothing "spiritual" about worrying about or trying to suppress this gift, which will enable sharing of love and becoming a father himself. ...Read more
Common: It is common that the area that previously housed a boil, can become hardened secondary to the natural process of healing. This can include swelling, tenderness and recruitment of fibrous tissues for scar formation, which can all give a hardened characteristic to the area. ...Read more
Shaken adult: Repeated blows to the head even if without loss of consciousness does carry risks of causing neurologic damage over time - even dementia. A term was coined long ago - dementia pugilistica - referring to deficits boxers would experience. Cthere is more concern about this even in football. There is litte good cause to allow oneself to be head slapped hard for no reason. That's not wise. ...Read more
Natural process: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered to help heal. ...Read more
How can I identify the sort of insects or bugs that bitten me? Small bumps with harden central, if scratch, it will turn into a patch.
Hard to say.: There are very few bugs that leave a unique bite. Flea bites are like little hard blisters usually on lower legs. Brown recluse spider bites may have 2 "fang" marks. A few others have a likely appearance. But usually there is no way to know. If anybody else has the same bites that lives or works with you then you know the insect is in that building and call an exterminator. ...Read more
I have cut wound, it is not deep but I didn't clean it properly when the first time I get it, now the pus harden in the wound and I can't clean it?
Go slow: Prolactin is produced in the Pituitary gland which is located under the brain. It can go up for various reasons. Do you have any problems which led you to have this test done? When the level is high, it can cause problems of lactation with milk coming out of your breast. Do you have any such problem? Right now I would advise you not rush take any medication till your doctor can find the cause. ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Can my wife have nocold tablets for cold as she is 14 week pregnant? If no can u suggest me tablets for cold
Talk to GYN: No medicine is necessary for colds; she should drink plenty of fluids and get her rest. If she cannot tolerate symptoms, diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is quite safe, though it can cause drowsiness. Beyond that, she should discuss with GYN what they recommend; different providers and pregnant women make different decisions about other meds. ...Read more
Is my husband still able to father a child at the age of 45.we have 4, but is now having problems getting hard. Any advice.
Why does my skin tan nicely from a day at the beach for about 2 days and then it starts to fade to almost white after a week?
I have a relatively large bite on my arm (a little over the size of a nickle) and it extends maybe 1/2 CM off of my arm. What should I do?
I'd recommend u: See ur dr and possibly get treated with antibiotics. Cleaning the wound with peroxide and applying triple antibiotics may help in the meantime. Take care! ...Read more
Iam 16 and my height is very Tall and I hate my life can anyone tell me plz how to stop hieght growth how stop harmon that grow my height plz help me?
Nothing to do: You did not mention your sex or height but assuming you are female it is unlikely that you will grow any more, Growth generally stops a year or so after the first period so if you are there try not to worry and accept your tall stature as it is. If you have not started your periods I would see a specialist ...Read more