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What disabilities do people face with one arm in public?

What disabilities do people face with one arm in public?

Few unsurmountable: An otherwise healthy person who loses one arm does not have much disability, compared to people who are paralyzed and must used a wheelchair, people who are blind, people with no arms, etc... A person can identify jobs or situations that he cannot handle with one arm, and ask for help in those situations. Many jobs and chores do not require two arms, but need practice to do them with just one arm. ...Read more

Dr. Carol Van der Harst
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Tingling and numbness in one arm and side of the face. Is it from sleeping wrong position?

Tingling and numbness in one arm and side of the face. Is it from sleeping wrong position?

Possibly: That could certainly do it - it's called compression neuropathy. Your weight can cause temporary dysfunction in the peripheral sensory nerves on the side on which you are lying. If that's the case, it should resolve within several minutes of moving around. Heavily sedated people (like from alcohol, drugs, or medicines) who don't move in their sleep can have longer lasting symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is it that my face skin is darker than my arms and legs skin (body skin)? My skin(body) has a white complexion but my face has a darker(brown) one

Why is it that my face skin is darker than my arms and legs skin (body skin)? My skin(body) has a white complexion but my face has a darker(brown) one

Usually more sun: Typically your face has more sun exposure than other parts of your body. While bleaching agents may be used to lighten your skin, they may make you more photosensitive so sunscreen is essential. Discuss with a dermatologist to exclude possible medical conditions. ...Read more

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As a 24 year old, how often should one shower? Provided sensitive areas such as genitals, under arms and face are given special attention.

As a 24 year old, how often should one shower?  Provided sensitive areas such as genitals, under arms and face are given special attention.

This is a cultural ?: Depends on your diet, geographic location, hydration, work and activity level... Twice a week is a good baseline, for frequency, but other factors could make it a good idea to do it daily. ...Read more

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I recently went numb in one arm from IV drug use then the numbness went to my other arm and my face and now starting to twich what do I need to do?

I recently went numb in one arm from IV drug use then the numbness went to my other arm and my face and now starting to twich what  do I need to do?

Alot of bad stuff: Not here to judge but to put it simply alot of medically bad stuff can happen with IV drug use. For example, you, can get bacteria in your blood and on your heart valves ( endocarditis). The list is long with many serious problems. Go get checked out by a doctor asap. ...Read more

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I have cysts!one on my arm and one on my face near my eyebrow.ive also had something on my chin that looks like one but this one hurts when I touch it?

I have cysts!one on my arm and one on my face near my eyebrow.ive also had something on my chin that looks like one but this one hurts when I touch it?

Cysts: Cysts or similar lesions can represent many different things. If tender there is usually some associated inflammation. Have these checked by your dermatologist to get a proper in person diagnosis ...Read more

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I was wondering if you thought this looked like ringworm? I have three areas in question...one on my face and one on the back of each upper arm.

I was wondering if you thought this looked like ringworm? I have three areas in question...one on my face and one on the back of each upper arm.

Request consult: By requesting a formal consult, you will be able to video consult or download pictures for a more complete evaluation and answer. We are unable to view records or pictures in this forum. Hope we can help you soon! ...Read more