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Remedies For Hand Symptom
Arthritis: The most common cause of pain in the muscle at the base of the thumb is arthritis. Pain is typically worse with use - especially pinching, turning a key, and trying to open a lid. Treatment is with splinting, medication, and heat. If pain persists see a hand surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment for chronic pompholyx eczema on my hands. Photochemotherapy in 2008. Chronic symptoms occuring. Have tried diet changes naturak therapies.
Aftr je treatment frnd is nw hvng stiffness in left hand and leg while awake but it's gone whn she sleep? Is this a good sign or bad? Cure able?
What does JE mean?: Please resubmit with explanation of je. Thank you. ...Read more
What are the causes, symptoms and treatment options for Parkinson's disease in elderly women. Is mild tremor of the hands indicative of the illness?
Gods Rx Available!!: Dopamine meds are mainstay of treatment. Modern therapy recommends longer lasting, milder potency meds first: Azilect (mao-b selective inhibitor) & Dopamine agonists (requip xl/mirapex er/neupro--cautiously in the elderly). If these are inadequate & stronger meds are needed to manage symptoms, then sinemet +/- Comtan (stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) is both together) are begun. Tailor rx with side effects in mind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can small wrists and hands be a sign of growth hormone deficiency? Would treatment work at age 18?
Simple diagnostic: Have an x-ray of the wrists and hands. From that information the radiologist can calculate a "bone age". If the growth plates are closed, then growth is over. If the growth plates are open, then more growth is possible. I suggest consulting a pediatric endocrinologist at that point. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What r symptoms of nerve entrapment in hand. What is treatment? Would it affect a chronic radial artery occlusion? If so how?
Numbness in fingers: Carpal tunnel is the most common nerve entrapment in the hand. It causes numbness in the thumb, index, and middle fingers. This can be treated with splints, injections, or surgery. Radial artery occlusion can cause numbness, but fingers would tend to be cooler and possibly discolored. Get it checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm starting to think I have tore the tfcc (catilage) in my wrist. What are the symptoms and treatment?
Pain and locking: Pain along the ulnar border of the wrist when the wrist is loaded. Axial pressure or torsional pressure can cause pain, usually worse with the wrist in extension. Sometimes can get a locking or catching sensation with motion of the wrist. Seek care with a hand surgeon. Treatment is diagnostic, with mri, and then surgical with arthroscopic repair or debridement. ...Read more
Unknown diagnosis, symptoms, treatment. Arm pain/ thumb pain/ jaw pain and fatigue proceeds schizoid effective disorder. Cycles back every few months.
See primary doctor: Arm, thumb and jaw pain can be related to cervical spine problems or inflammatory causes in the neck. They can be entirely unrelated to a schizo-affective disorder. You should have these symptoms evaluated by your primary physician (rather than by your psychiatrist) to get at the cause of the problem ...Read more
Cause: I treat a musician with freezing hands. She needed to play outdoors at the president's inauguration. We used acupuncture to warm her hands. This required use of semi-permanent needles in the ears. Very effective. But it is important to seek medical evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more
I had t.B some years ago after my treatment i realize that my hands are not that stable like the first when am holding things?
Some of the: Medication of tuberculosis can cause peripheral neuropathy . Particularly inh( isoniaziaid ) is noted for this adverse effect . As part of the regimen we add vitamin b6 to counteract the neurological sid effect . In any case , you need to be evaluated by your doc or neurologist . It may be totally unrelated to your treatment ...Read more
My 23 yr old son, taking "depakine"500mg, recently has tremble in his hands esp. The left one. What's the process of treatment? How much time it takes?
Possible side effect: Your son needs to see his neurologist and discuss his medication. He may need a medication change, and possible blood work for evaluation. ...Read more
Proper care by doc.: A hand laceration is very tricky because all layers of skin, tendons, ligaments, nerves, muscles are all very close to surface; the skin is rather tight and any swelling can lead to destruction of one of the above parts. Furthermore it is the most important part of all the extremities for most functions. If very superficial, clean, dry, cover. If any more, er for proper care, prevent/rx infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Proper care by doc.: A hand infection is very serious because all layers of skin, tendons, ligaments, nerves, muscles are all very close to surface; the skin is rather tight and infection can lead to destruction of any hand tissues. Furthermore it is the most important part of all the extremities for most functions. Must be opened to air, drained of pus, be on strong antibiotic (maybe intravenous). Must be rx be doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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