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What can I do to get rid of stinky smell from my hand cast?

What can I do to get rid of stinky smell from my hand cast?

Oil of wintergreen: We use this in foul smelling cases on our masks. Usaually we just change the cast in the office. Some of my patients live 3 hours away and this might help rather than drive 6 hours round trip to get a cast change. This could also be an indicator of infection if there is a would so talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Raj Singh
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Children's bones will usually heal and remodel themselves, if they are kept in the correct position. Immobilization casts are one effective way to do this, while also protecting ...Read more


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My fingertips on my right hand smell like salami. No amount of washing will get rid of them, its been like this for the past 6 days. ?

My fingertips on my right hand smell like salami. No amount of washing will get rid of them, its been like this for the past 6 days. ?

Salami smell: My fingertips on my right hand smell like salami. No amount of washing will get rid of them, its been like this for the past 6 days. ? ANS: I would ask someone else to smell them. What kind of work do you do? I assume you don't work with salami? Rare inherited diseases can give smelly feet and hands but not salami that I know of. A specific type of salami? There are many. Get back with us. ...Read more

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Not sure what to do with my hand cast now that it is off?

Not sure what to do with my hand cast now that it is off?

Old cast: I would throw it away unless you have some famous signatures on it. You can pull out all the old stinky padding if you want to keep it. ...Read more

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How much does a broken hand cast weigh?

How much does a broken hand cast weigh?

Suprisingly a cast : Is often lighter than you think, less than a pound often. But it is inconvenient at times, weight that you may not be sued to holding all the time and often the part that the cast is on is not being utilized normally. Gentle elevation while sleeping woth apilow on the chest often hels swelling which can also make th hand feel "heavy" slings are ok but be careful that a sling is not overused. ...Read more

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I have a broken hand, cast is driving me mad, what to do?

I have a broken hand, cast is driving me mad, what to do?

Leave on: Cast is necessary to maintain position of fracture to allow it to heal properly do not remove the cast. Do not stick anything down inside the cast can cause infection, do not spray anything into the cast. ...Read more

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My hand cast is off now, but it's still badly bruised. Is this normal?

My hand cast is off now, but it's still badly bruised. Is this normal?

Bruising: Bruising can take weeks to months to resolve depending upon the density of the bruising. A bruise is blood under the skin or tissues. As it is absorbed by the body and as the blood breaks down into components, the col0r of the brusie slowly changes. For fractures, bruising can be intense and track far away form the injury site. ...Read more

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