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Is it okay to wear a torn contact for a day or two?

Is it okay to wear a torn contact for a day or two?

NO!: A torn or damaged contact can injure the cornea without you even knowing it's doing that! Not a good idea! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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How long does a torn rotator take to heal on it's own?

See details: Tears, especially complete tears, do not heal on their own. Partial tears often improve with time. ...Read more

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Will a compression sleeve help with a torn rotary cuff?

Will a compression sleeve help with a torn rotary cuff?

Rotator cuff: I would think no anatomy shoulder and torn muscle highly unlikely any real pain relief nor improvement in function. ...Read more

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Ab injury, think it's torn drs can't find anything been multiple tests.Been using ice for relief for weeks its been months of pain. Any more I can do?

Ab injury, think it's torn drs can't find anything been multiple tests.Been using ice for relief for weeks its been months of pain. Any more I can do?

See a: PHYSIATRIST (EXPERT in MUSCULOSKELETAL disorders!) for an EXACT DIAGNOSIS.. Even a "tear" of an abductor or abdominal (AB) muscle should be feeling better by now!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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How can I treat torn skin?

How can I treat torn skin?

Torn Skin Issues: "torn skin" or any break in the skin is at risk for infection. If the wound is superficial enough then a bandage with antibacterial ointment should be sufficient. If the wound is deeper, it might require more care such as oral antibiotics or even sutures to close it. If the wound oozes pus, has an intense odor, or is red/inflamed, it is important to have it looked at by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Is fixing a torn sternomastoid easy?

Is fixing a torn sternomastoid easy?

Depends: It depends on how severe the tear was and where it is located on the muscle. Hard to say without more information. ...Read more

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Do torn shoulders always require surgery?

Do torn shoulders always require surgery?

Consult: If you have a rotator cuff tear it will not heal itself. If you have pain and disability you need to get the opinion of an orthopedic surgeon. I fixed mine last year and am 100% now. ...Read more

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How bad is it to wear a torn contact lens?

How bad is it to wear a torn contact lens?

Uncomfortable: A torn lens will be irritating and it may not center well so the vision is less clear. It is simply not optimum but probably not harmful in and of itself, although such a lens will decenter and cause discomfort. ...Read more

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What's a good way to check if my hymen is torn?

What's a good way to check if my hymen is torn?

Exam: If you have never been sexually active, your hymen should not be torn, usually. It is hard to determine with a pelvic exam as well, sometimes. Using a special scope, colposcope, we can tell sometimes. ...Read more

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How do you fix a torn aorta due to heavy lifting?

How do you fix a torn aorta due to heavy lifting?

Surgery sometimes: That would depend on where is the tear and how much it compromises flow to vital organs. If the tear is within the first few inches of the aorta taking off from the heart, emergent surgery is needed. If the tear is further downstream and does not compromise flow to vital organs then it may be treated with medications for pain/high blood pressure and watchful waiting. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a torn MCL to heal on its own?

Is it possible for a torn MCL to heal on its own?

Yes: Yes, mcl injuries have a good chance to heal on their own without surgery depending on the grade and location of the tear. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a fully torn supraspinatus. ?

What are symptoms of a fully torn supraspinatus. ?

Pain and weakness: Pain usually on the front and outside of the shoulder. Pain often radiates down the lateral arm/deltoid. Pain is worse when reaching up and/or out. Pain at night, especially while trying to sleep is common. Weakness of the arm, especially when overhead, is very common. If I can help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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How do I determine if I have a torn latissimus dorsi?

How do I determine if I have a torn latissimus dorsi?

Need more evaluation: That would be an unusual injury . The pain would be near your armpit and would probably hurt there to reach overhead or to pull something down from overhead. A clinician should be able to determine if you need an MRI or a musculoskeletal ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can hymen be only partially broken and not totally torn ?

Yes: The hymen is a thin, circular or crescent-shaped fold of mucous membrane located just inside the introitus. The hymen can be different in each women. It can tear with intercourse, tampon use, masturbation. Sometimes it may not tear at all. The hymen can tear in several places or one place, as it is stretched. The torn edges heal quickly so, the hymen is never totally torn. ...Read more

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Sex is painful! Is it possible that I haven't torn my hymen?

Sex is painful! Is it possible that I haven't torn my hymen?

Unlikely: The normal hymen is a circle of elastic tissue around the vagina opening, like a stretchy bracelet. It's not a solid layer of skin except for rare condition of imperforate hymen where there's no opening and no way for menstrual blood to leave the body. If you've had periods, you haven't got an imperforate hymen. Likely there's another reason why sex is painful. Suggest see your MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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What symptoms would i possess if my rotator cuff was torn/damaged ?

What symptoms would i possess if my rotator cuff was torn/damaged ?

Pain and weakness: Pain in the area between the shoulder and elbow. Night pain. Pain lifting items in front of the body. Weakness with lifting. These are the most common symptoms. Thank you. ...Read more

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