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Pie Crusting Tech - A Vietnam era procedure. I used for distal tibia 10x4cm full thickness loss, Excellent results. Need txt book references on usage.

What ?: This sounds like an anecdotal reference, please let me know if you find one, not really sure what you're asking, please clarify ...Read more

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Does caffine help to heal concussions , by speeding up the process of > (neroplastisity) ?

Does caffine help to heal concussions , by speeding up the process of > (neroplastisity) ?

Wow....: That's a great question. Caffeine is a CNS stimulant. It improves focus, attention and is an antidepressant. During the initial stages of recovery from a concussion you would want to take things slow. You need to reduce the metabolic demands on the brain. We advise our concussed patients to avoid classwork, even reading for the first week or so. So i would avoid caffiene in the first week or so. ...Read more

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Will pot prevent my scaphoid fracture from healing?

Will pot prevent my scaphoid fracture from healing?

No: Marijuana smoke, unlike tobacco smoke, does not appear to have major effects on healing, especially healing of bone. However, this may depend on how much you smoke. Most cigarette smokers are consuming 20+ cigarettes per day, while marijuana smoker may smoke the equivalent of 3-4 cigarettes per day. If you smoke cigarettes, that will have more effect on healing than marijuana. ...Read more

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Friend HRT rates been hi,stress,went 2ER done EKG said HRT atrack,went 2 dr.no damage found only u/s showed some fluid around hrt,nothing else,no clot?

Friend HRT rates been hi,stress,went 2ER done EKG said HRT atrack,went 2 dr.no damage found only u/s showed some fluid around hrt,nothing else,no clot?

High heart rate: does your friend have symptoms from the high heart rate? The presence of fluid around the heart may suggest inflammation of the pericardial membrane, i.e. pericardial inflammation which may account for the syndrome, in otherwise healthy young people this usually reflects a transient viral process that is self-limiting, if uncomfortable OTC NSAIDs can help new or progressive symptoms need assessme ...Read more

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Recently been breaking out of acne. I''ve used products from Elizabeth Arden, St. Ivy, Johnson &Johnson, Clean & Clear.None work. what can i do?

Recently been breaking out of acne. I''ve used products from Elizabeth Arden, St. Ivy, Johnson &Johnson, Clean & Clear.None work. what can i do?

See a dermatologist: Non of these is a serious acne therapy. A skin specialist will evaluate you and direct you towards real acne therapy that will work. For adult females this often involves retinoid cream.........adapalene is now OTC. You may be put in touch with spironolactone and certain birth control pills. ...Read more

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7months baby(Down Syndrome).Rehabilitation center recomend(Physiotherapy+Early intervention),anther centr said always Down Synd dont need Physiotherpy?

7months baby(Down Syndrome).Rehabilitation center recomend(Physiotherapy+Early intervention),anther centr said always Down Synd dont need Physiotherpy?

Get PT: Your baby with Down Syndrome should receive Early Ontervention and Physiotherapy services. DS infants have decreased muscle tone and need this therapy to overcome this issue. Good luck! ...Read more

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I took 2 puffs (1st in yrs) Will it show in comp drug screen at a pain clinic post 10+ days 44f 5'9 240lb Well hydrated slow bowel funtion?

I took 2 puffs (1st in yrs) Will it show in comp drug screen at a pain clinic post 10+ days 44f 5'9 240lb Well hydrated slow bowel funtion?

Puffs of what?: If you mean marijuana, it is unlikely that taking 2 puffs will cause a positive drug screen 10 days later. Chronic and/or heavy marijuana use can cause positive drug screens for as long as 30 days after use. ...Read more

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Is there any herb better than saw pal meta for treating frequent urinating. Joe montana advertises some new herb thats 100 times powerful?

Is there any herb better than saw pal meta for treating frequent urinating. Joe montana advertises some new herb thats 100 times powerful?

See your doctor: There are many reasons for urinary frequency in a man of your age. The cause should be checked out so that you do the right thing for the problem. Maybe a natural product would be a good idea and maybe not because you don't know the cause. Keep in mind that joe is taking care of joe and joe's wallet, not you. You need to take care of you. Your doctor is paid to do just that for you. ...Read more

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I am a writer, need medical insight. Scene: youth suffers punctured lung, barbed hook on ship at sea. No modern medicine; none trained. Best response?

I am a writer, need medical insight. Scene: youth suffers punctured lung, barbed hook on ship at sea. No modern medicine; none trained. Best response?

What available: Alternatives are to enlarge hole in chest wall to create an open pneumothorax and prevent tension from trapped air, or to create valve type mechanism with some type of tube and flutter valve or water submersion of tube to allow air out of chest cavity but not allow it back in through tube. ...Read more

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Gud morng doctor, vikesh from india(hyderabad) i had a surgery to fix median nerve.How long does nerve damage take to recover from hand(age25)?

Gud morng doctor, 
vikesh from india(hyderabad) 
i had a surgery to fix median nerve.How long does nerve damage take to recover from hand(age25)?

When was surgery?: It can take some time to recover. Fundamental, entails this depends on the reason for surgery and if any baseline permenant damage existed prior to surgery. ...Read more

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Slow-healing stress fx- boot, crutches, surgery, now CRPS. Hard to walk- now painful growth outside 5th met. Dr.- bunionette. From walking? Treatment?

Slow-healing stress fx- boot, crutches, surgery, now CRPS. Hard to walk- now painful growth outside 5th met. Dr.- bunionette. From walking? Treatment?

Foot fracture: Open surgery to treat a foot fracture complicated by CRPS makes ongoing care necessary, it may be prudent to gain other opinions as to what's best to treat further. Many times need joint supervision by pain management specialist and foot specialist ...Read more

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