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What happens with pinal manipulation under anesthesia?

What happens with pinal manipulation under anesthesia?

See below: The use of spinal manipulation under anesthesia is done by chiropractors. Once you are completely relaxed under anesthesia the chiropracter will flex and press on your spine. Iit has not been verified as effective by independent studies. I would check the MRI or ct used to make this decision with an md before proceeding. ...Read more

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I had 4 pins in my wrist from a colles fracture. Why is the pain so bad?

I had 4 pins in my wrist from a colles fracture. Why is the pain so bad?

Hard to say: I would definitely check with the surgeon it could be as simple as the fracture is recent and still healing but you want to make sure that the pins or fracture has not shifted in position you also want to make sure that there is no associated nerve injury which could be causing severe pain. ...Read more

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I have pins and plates in wrist and it aches and sometimes itchy on the skin and i all get cramp is this normal after 7 years?

I have pins and plates in wrist and it aches and sometimes itchy on the skin and i all get cramp is this normal after 7 years?

Hardware pain: If hardware is pushed on hard enough it would not be unusual for it to be uncomfortable. If the symptoms are present with normal daily use i would consult with an orthopedic surgeon to see if the hardware potentially is damaging adjacent structures and needs to be removed. ...Read more

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Sharp pins and needles pain back of knee and continues down leg. Pins and needles in wrist and hand as well. Happens occassionally, mostly lying down.

Sharp pins and needles pain back of knee and continues down leg. Pins and needles in wrist and hand as well. Happens occassionally, mostly lying down.

Pins and needles: It's unclear if this is occurring with pressure in the back of the knees or the hands and wrist. Pressure over those areas can cause those symptoms. If there is no pressure over those area, then the question is do these symptoms persist or quickly dissipate. If the symptoms persist or continue on a regular basis, then they should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the pins like for a broken wrist?

What are the pins like for a broken wrist?

???????????????: Often pin (metal wires) are placed across a fracture. This is usually done under some type of anesthetic. Once placed, they usually don't cause much of a problem (even to take out). The reaction around them subsides rather quickly and unless you bump them or traumatize them, you may not know they are present. Check with your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Little sister cut wrist on a pin and bled a lot. Dad put edges together and it healed. Now older people think she slashed herself.?

Little sister cut wrist on a pin and bled a lot. Dad put edges together and it healed. Now older people think she slashed herself.?

Scars are permanent: This is difficult because scars are permanent and it is nearly impossible to offer a scar revision without creating a new visible scar. Permanent makeup or ornamental tattoo have been used to conceal the appearance. Of course i understand that others will advise you to leave this alone and that is the best medical thing to do. ...Read more

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Pulled out one of my pens from cast for my wrist but i was itching. It an i pulled out one of the pins what do I do?

Pulled out one of my pens from cast for my wrist but i was itching. It an i pulled out one of the pins what do I do?

Call doctor: You need to be evaluated by the orthopedic specialist who placed the cast. The cast may need replacing. Not something you can do on your own. ...Read more

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Had an external fixator for a shattered wrist 10 yrs ago. I am sometimes awakened by severe pain at the site where the pins were in my arm. Why?

Had an external fixator for a shattered wrist 10 yrs ago. I am sometimes awakened by severe pain at the site where the pins were in my arm. Why?

Need more info: Much of this depends on the injury you sustained and where the pins where placed. Pins are anchored within the bone, but multiple structures exists in the area where pins are commonly placed. Xrays and a physical exam are likely necessary. The cause of your pain can best be assessed by an orthopaedic surgeon, preferably one who deals with upper extremity injuries. ...Read more

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Pin point "rash" wraps around right wrist. No other symptoms. Red dots, under the skin, fading after noticing 3 days ago.

Pin point  "rash" wraps around right wrist.  No other symptoms. Red dots, under the skin, fading after noticing 3 days ago.

Resolving: If fading this is good. Just wait and watch and if does not come back you should be good to go ...Read more