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My son got hit in the face today and has an obvious deformation of the nose and was told his nose was sprained is this possible?

My son got hit in the face today and has an obvious deformation of the nose and was told his nose was sprained is this possible?

Nose does not get sp: Nose can get bruised and can have fracture of the nasal bone if it is deformed nose does not get sprained sprain is when there ia tear or stretch of a ligament which is a connective tissue between two bones and there is no such thing in nose. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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Is it possible to sprain your nose?

Is it possible to sprain your nose?

No you can not: Sprain is tear or stretch of a ligament.Aligament is connective tissue between two bones and there is no such thing in nose. ...Read more

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What to do about dry nasal passages? I have used nasal sprain walgreens ocean spray and still dry for a month off and on. I do have indoor allergies.

What to do about dry nasal passages? I have used nasal sprain walgreens ocean spray and still dry for a month off and on. I do have indoor allergies.

Try the following: You can apply vaseline on a qtip to the inside of the nose a couple of time a day. If that does not work, try ponaris (its available online if you can't find over the counter) it is pretty potent and works well when other ointments dont work. The best way to apply it is also with a qtip. ...Read more

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How can I treat a sprained pinky?

How can I treat a sprained pinky?

The pinky blues: How to get rid of the "blues": ice 20 minutes on/20 minutes off during 1st week. After 1 week, heat or ice, whatever feels better. Arnica. Nsaids like Ibuprofen with food if your stomach's okay. Gentle stretching. If gets worse or not better in 2 weeks, see your doc. Hope your pinky's happy soon! ...Read more

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How can sprains be treated at home?

How can sprains be treated at home?

Ankle sprain: If you are sure by x-ray evaluation that there is no fracture, if it is recent- rest ice compression (brace or wrap) and elevation. Anti-inflammatory for pain. If very severe you better see a doctor. ...Read more

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My anke feels sprained for two weeks now. What could it be?

My anke feels sprained for two weeks now. What could it be?

Sprained Ankle: It could be a sprained ankle. It can easily take several months to recover even w/ pt from a sprained ankle. Hopefully yours is not that bad. I would recommend that you try to walk on it normally and avoid sports for now. A protective brace can allow early sports in some cases. Range of motion exercises with help speed up recovery. If this does not relieve your symptoms see your local podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why is my nose so oily?

Why is my nose so oily?

From skin: the nature of your skin is oily you can not change that keep it clean as often as possible ...Read more

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What cause ankle sprains?

What cause ankle sprains?

See below: Either direct trauma or over stretching of the tendons and ligaments. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more