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Promote Healing Humerus
My 5 yr old son broke his humerus midshaft it was displaced.Hasnt had any pain in 5 days..It has been 9 since the accident. Does this mean its healing?
Yes: Woman in their late 40's and on need to make sure they have adequate calcium in their diets. This is even more so when you have a broken bone. Another important issue would be how you broke your bone? If a very minor incident caused the break then you may have weak bones already. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too broad of a topic: I cannot answer this accurately. The humerus can be broken in three distinct areas, near the shoulder, the middle part of the bone, and near the elbow. Depending where the fracture is has huge impact on the options. There are non-operative and surgical options for fractures at all three locations but i cannot discuss in more detail without knowing more specifics about the fracture. ...Read more
How long is the healing process of fx greater tuberosity humerus, cl and when should I start physical therapy?
Humerus fracture: Some variables include location of the fracture, degree of displacement (position of fragments relative to one another), host variables (illnesses that may affect healing, smoker), ? Additional injuries (leg injury that may require need for arm walk with crutches). While many fractures will heal without surgery, repair of frwcture may help with pain and more rapid return to function. Good luck! ...Read more
My proximal humerus fracture is 7 weeks into healing. Putting my hand on my hip is a problem! my elbow goes toward my back. How do I resolve this. ?
A 28 year-old man wishes to know if a tendon transfer is the only option for a wrist drop after a humerus fracture.....?
It depends: Sounds like you might have a radial nerve injury after a humerus fracture which unfortunately can be relatively common. Is it a post op nerve palsy? or was no surgery done to fix the humerus. How long has it been? If its been >6 weeks, an EMG can be helpful to see if there is any re-inervation. Make sure you are doing at least passive range of motion to avoid stiffness. We can set up a consult. ...Read moreSee 10 more doctor answers
Aloe Barbadensis: Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory & antibacterial / antifungal qualities. It can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories and acetomenophen can be very helpful. Hydrate well and don't peel off any deep layers. ...Read more
Few liquids actually: Promote wound healing. But there are some advantages to using a neosporin type cream. Also one can use certain silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) gels and seaweed extracts, but those are typically only obtained by prescription. Do not put hydrogen peroxide on a healing wound! only use it to initially clean a wound. It kills the tissue that was placed down to heal it. Unsure of your documentation question, be specific. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What foods promote growth and do massages help??? is there any certain types of doctors that specialise in height treatment
Oil Free, Soap Free: For sensitive skin, use a fragrance-free, oil-free, and alcohol-free facial cleanser including cetaphil gentle cleanser, elta facial cleanser, and free & clear cleanser. I am not familiar with a scientific study that supports a particular facial cleanser that promotes healing of the skin. ...Read more
How effective is red light to heal lesions at 650 nm, will it promote healing or is light therapy a waste of time?
Cold laser: Cold laser is well known to promote healing. It is used in europe quite a lot (unfortunately not in the usa-due to fda). I would think that its not a waste of time and to certainly try it. Make sure its a medical grade laser and max treatments are 12 but you should see a difference by 6-7 treatments if done right. ...Read more
Why are people even allowed to promote alternative cancer cure when none have proved to work?People might take these and refuse normal treatment & die
Write to your: elected representatives. In the name of choice, freedom of religion, capitalism, other such excuses people promote treatments without rigorous proof. It is not different from other shady advertising. The current topic of scams is stem cell therapy. It would be prudent to consult an MD for your health issues. 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. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
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