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Orange Stuff On Hand After Surgery
Is it ok to get a tattoo on my right shoulder a few days before carpal tunnel release surgery? ( having surgery on my right hand)
No!: Getting tattoos and body piercings greatly increase the risk of hepatitis (viral infection of the liver ) or some other infection. There has been an epidemic of infections since there has been wide spread tattooing and body piercings. The treatment is hard to tolerate and very expensive. ...Read more
Thumb,index,middle fingers numb after carrrying plastic bags on wrist. Been 3 weeks and still persists. Will it heal on its own?
Put hand sanitizer on outside of cheese while still sealed w/ plastic. Went to eat some & it tasted like hand sanitizer.19 w preg. Could it hurt baby?
Minimal ingestion: I think you will be fine; obviously there are no studies on this to guarantee the lack of harm, but it's highly unlikely with such a small amount. The only known harm is likely the small amount of alcohol in the sanitizer, but your pregnancy is so far enough along that this should not matter. Relax. It's going to be fine. ...Read more
Bacteria and acids: Sweat or body odor can have a vinegar-like smell due to the breakdown of Amino Acids by a certain type of bacteria. This results in proprionic acid, which has a similar structure to Acetic Acid (the acid found in vinegar).The human skin is host of several species of bacteria known as propionibacteria, which are named after their ability to produce propanoic acid. They also cause acne! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 months after C-section scar i scratched it a little then i put paper where the scar is between belly flap & next day little blood on paper & smells?
Had r carpal tunnel release surgery 11/4, prior to surgery i had some numbness on middle and ring finger but now after surgery it's so much worse, y?
After 1 months of my knee replacement surgery since 2 days my nails of hands and toe is being red-orange colour- on knee, stiching area have raddish .
It is old blood: It appears to be old blood seeping through skin but should see your doctor to eliminate any other problem including infection at the site etc. ...Read more
I fell on my wrist the day after carpel tunnel surgery and today when i took off the bandage it looks like dark dried blood under the skin below the i?
Best call surgeon: Doesn't sound like the fall was serious since you didn't fracture anything or go to the er from your description. You may wish to call your surgeon and go in just to make sure you break any sutures or cause any other damage but i think ultimately, you'll likely be fine. Still, never hurts to check in with the person who fixed you up in the first place! cheers! ...Read more
I had surgery on my elbow after a fracture on Saturday my hand and fingers are swollen is this normal?
Swelling beyond the: site of fracture is common especially toward the hand, often we elevate but forget to keep the hand up too. Motion of the fingers not only helos stiffness, but help reduce swelling. However tight bandages, swelling that cuts off circulation and swelling due to bleedong or infection can occur too. Talk to your surgeon about what is gonf on and make sure that you dont need to be seen sooner . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I assisted on a surgery & had dry blood on my gloves when I removed them, I may have touched the blood with bare hand. No open wounds. HIV risk?
Was pt HIV positive?: If the patient was not HIV positive, there is no risk. Even if the patient had HIV, the risk is remote to nil. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had surgery for carpal tunnel release this morning my hand & fingers are still very numb & it hurts to straighten them & its been 8 hrs, is thi normal?
I had a c section 4 weeks ago and noticed a tiny white dissolvable staple Coming out on the incision on my right side. Will this heal up and dissolve?
Staple: It will dissolve overtimeGet a more detailed answer ›
Its day 5 after carpal tunnel surgery and when i took bandage off i see what looks dried blood under the skin below incision is that normal?
My tongue has yellow coating, I had oral surgery on my gum/lip on Tues . Eating mainly chicken broth. i seems to be healing nice but lots of PND?
Sounds normal: you did not describe the surgery but you are still early in the healing stage. Contact the surgeon if you have any questions about healing and or results. ...Read more
I hve this rash on the inside of my hand after i wash my hands in water wht causes this.Its like a faded color and sometimes burns after i dry myhands?
Uncertain.: If this is bothersome, you should seek evaluation and treatment from a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have some numbness on the back of my hand and thumb after gabg x5 surgery 2 weeks ago on the arm which was harvested. will it improve with time.
Is it normal for black and blue on the palm of your hand and wrist post carpal tunnel surgery. It's been 5 days. ?
I used a lot of hand sanitizer on hands and then ate food without washing the hand sanitizer off will i be poisoned?
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