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Toe Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a traumatic loss in continuity of the cortex of a bone; it is described as a toe fracture when it involves the digits ...Read more


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What are the signs when you get a broken nose?

What are the signs when you get a broken nose?

Broken Nose: Swelling, bruising, nose that moves on pushing on the bones, obvious crookedness, bleeding from inside the bones and finally xrays or ct scan can confirm as well. ...Read more

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How do you know if you break or you have broken your lower jaw bone? What are the clues that you break it? What are the clues you have broken it?

How do you know if you break or you have broken your lower jaw bone? What are the clues that you break it? What are the clues you have broken it?

Irregular bite: Often times with a lower jaw, mandibular, fracture, there are several common symptoms. These include but are not limited to an irregular bite, tears in the gum, gingival, tissue, and numbness of the lower face. Due to the significant risk of serious infection, you should be evaluated by your nearest emergency department. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a sagittal band injury and how can you tell if you have one? What do doctors do to determine injuries of the knuckle?

What are the symptoms of a sagittal band injury and how can you tell if you have one? What do doctors do to determine injuries of the knuckle?

Pain in knuckle: Boxer Knuckle , painfully extension of affected finger. Swollen and best detected by MRI of the hand with emphasis on the extensor tendon that many times is ruptured and dislocated!
See Ortho Hand Surgeon for further evaluation and treatment! ...Read more

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What can they do for you if your finger is broken?

What can they do for you if your finger is broken?

Splint: It depends on the structures involvement (i.e. Joint). Uncomplicated ones are treated by applying a finger splint or buddy taping. Complex ones are treated by orthopedic specialists and may require surgery or other more complicated modalities. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a sagittal band injury? What if you can't see the tendon or the knuckle looks flat?

How do you know if you have a sagittal band injury? What if you can't see the tendon or the knuckle looks flat?

You need to: have that evaluated! ("Routine" x ray to begin with) Sagittal band injuries ("BOXER'S KNUCKLES") are common , TEARS are rare . I assume you have swelling (and that's what making the knuckle look flat) but a tear or (less likely) an underlying FRACTURE is possible.

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What can you do to stop itching in the hand if you have a fracture?

What can you do to stop itching in the hand if you have a fracture?

Hair dryer: If you're in a cast or splint using a hair dryer on a cool setting to blow cool air in the cast can help. Sometimes an antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might help but it can make you drowsy. ...Read more

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How can you know if you have drop foot? What are the symptoms?

How can you know if you have drop foot? What are the symptoms?

Dragging foot: The foot will have difficulty clearing the floor while walking as it will drag.... ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a MCL injury?

What are the signs when you get a MCL injury?

Knee pain: Pain along the inside of your knee, especially when forcing the knee in. Many times an mcl sprain can occur in conjunction with a more serious injury, such as a meniscus tear. ...Read more

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What is a pinch nerve in the shoulder? And how do you know if you have one?

What is a pinch nerve in the shoulder? And how do you know if you have one?

Suprascapular nerve: Suprascapular nerve impingement is an example of a pinched nerve in the shoulder, and is most frequently seen in overhead athletes, causing aching pain and weakness. However, this condition is rare, and pain around the shoulder would be statistically more likely to be caused by rotator cuff pathology, joint/labrum problems, or even cervical radiculopathy. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have the symptoms of an ankle fracture?

How to tell if I have the symptoms of an ankle fracture?

Fracture: These include pain , swelling , bruising , sometimes inability to walk, difficulty walking, pain with range of motion , unable to perform range of motion ...To name but a few. The first right thing to do is see your podiatrist for x rays and an exam. ...Read more

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Hi can you have bronchitis without a fever?. And how do you know if you have it is there a test for it?. Where can u buy it what's the symptoms of it.

Hi can you have bronchitis without a fever?. And how do you know if you have it is there a test for it?. Where can u buy it what's the symptoms of it.

Lotta coffin: Yes, you can have what's called "bronchitis" without a fever, or much else but a cough. The cough can vary and also what you may spit-up. At your age if you DON'T have a fever or spitting up bad-tasting glarp, then it's a cough, variously called "bronchitis," "viral syndrome," or something else that sounds official. But if it's intense, frequent and annoying, see your doctor, it could be pertussis ...Read more

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How soon can you tell if you have herpes in the eye? And what are the signs?

How soon can you tell if you have herpes in the eye? And what are the signs?

Need eye exam ASAP: Herpes of the eye can be a very serious problem. Symptoms can include redness , burning, itching of the eye. Tearing and blurry vision are also things to look for. If you think you have herpes of the eyes you need to see an ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a miscarriage and how do you know if you had one?

What are symptoms of a miscarriage and how do you know if you had one?

Miscarriage: Bleeding which progresses from light to heavy, severe cramps, abdominal pain, fever, weakness & back pain. ...Read more

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Can a doctor tell whether you have swelling in your fingers and toes just by feeling, if visually there are no signs.

Can a doctor tell whether you have swelling in your fingers and toes just by feeling, if visually there are no signs.

That's our JOB.: A well trained physician knows how to "see" with their history and physical exam skills things that the patient cannot. For example, subtle swelling of the joints, what we call synovitis, is not something the average person knows how to identify. We do go to school for a long long time, and then by the time you are a rhuemalologist, you've got often an additional 7 years training past med school. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more