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How to get rid of or lessen the pain of a broken arm or leg?

How to get rid of or lessen the pain of a broken arm or leg?

Stability: Stability either operatively or non operatively is the best way to control pain. Aside from that various medications are available. We don't recommend nsaids however for most adult fractures because of the theoretic risk of non union. ...Read more

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Arm Fracture (Definition)

An arm fracture typically refers to a fracture of the bone in the upper arm, the humerus or of the bones in the forearm, the radius and/or the ulna. Fractures in the hand and wrist are usually not called "arm fractures". While many of these fractures are treated non-surgically in children, many of these fractures, particularly those in the forearm, ...Read more


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What does it feel like to have a broken arm or leg bone?

What does it feel like to have a broken arm or leg bone?

Painful!: Until the bone is stabilized either operatively or non-operatively, it is very painful! ...Read more

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Why does a doctor put a cast on a broken arm or leg?

Why does a doctor put a cast on a broken arm or leg?

Better healing: Treatment for most fractures (broken bones) involves immobilizing the bone. Most commonly this is done by placing a cast (plaster or fiberglass) on the broken bone until it is healed. ...Read more

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Help please? How long would surgery take for a broken arm/leg?

Help please? How long would surgery take for a broken arm/leg?

That depends on : The injury/ injuries, any other complicating factors ; the surgical procedures that need to be performed. There is no one size fits all answer for this question. ...Read more

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I am having horrible arm and leg cramps and joint pain while taking latuda/trileptal, began during 4th week of treatment, why and will it go away?

I am having horrible arm and leg cramps and joint pain while taking latuda/trileptal, began during 4th week of treatment, why and will it go away?

Nerves: Trileptal is a nerve related to nerves (depression/mental health), the pain may be related to the medication. The side effects do include weakness and uncontrolled muscle movements/spasms, so I would return to the prescribing doctor and discuss the issues that are occurring. The symptoms may resolve, or the physician may choose to change your medication. ...Read more

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Could a c4-c5 &c5c6 disc herniation cause parethesia in face, head arms and legs? What is treatment for this?

Could a c4-c5 &c5c6 disc herniation cause parethesia in face, head arms and legs? What is treatment for this?

Arms and legs, maybe: The head and face are innervated by nerves that exit the skull directly, and do not course through the spine. For this reason, head and facial parasthesias could not be caused by disc herniations. Disc herniations can cause nerve compression which could lead to arm symptoms, and spinal cord compression which could lead to arm and leg symptoms. You should see a spine surgeon to discus treatment. ...Read more

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Can a cerivcal herniated disk cause numbness and tingling in arms and legs? If so what is the best treatment?

Can a cerivcal herniated disk cause numbness and tingling in arms and legs?  If so what is the best treatment?

CDH : A bilateral posterior and central herniated cervical spine intervertebral disc can cause numbness and tingling in both the arms and legs. Other symptoms may or may not be present and signs and symptoms are not always symmetric. This would be consistent with myelopathy in which case you would want surgery soon. ...Read more

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I have red spot all over my legs and arms.What is it and what is the treatment for this?Its not itchy its just spread out all over my body now.

I have red spot all over my legs and arms.What is it and what is the treatment for this?Its not itchy its just spread out all over my body now.

Many causes: Red spots on all over the legs and arms could be from different causes such as poison ivy, insect bite , chiggers, and other contact reactions. Rare bleeding associated conditions (purpura) also need to be ruled out. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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