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What Happens When U Put Ice On Carotid
I fell on the ice and put one hand out. At the time it didn't hurt at all, but now my shoulder makes a clicking noise when I raise it. What 2 do?
Clicking noise: The clicking noise is probably due to a stretched ligament that will heal. I would try to wait it out for up to 6 weeks. If no improvement then, i would consult a physician. ...Read more
What does it mean when the bottom right corner of ur left hand hurts every time you put pressure on it.
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
When u injure ur shoulder do u always have to immobilize it if no what do you do? I fell getting out of the tub yesterday hiting it on the wall.
Depends: Depends on the severity of the problem Note if severely injured such as fracture needs surgery or immobilization. if you can move and not very painful but is slowly getting better, then no. If still quite painful but can be moved then see your doctor if not improved in one or two days. Best wishes. As long as you are not pregnant , you can use advil If you are use tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
What does it mean when the vein on your wrist hurts every time you tap it? It happened after I yanked my arm.
Not the vein: It is probably not the vein but a tendon or muscle that is causing the pain. Because of the close proximity of the structures, it would be difficult to tell the difference without an exam.. ...Read more
Why do my doctor and therpist always tell me to put ice on my knee? It hurts and burns. Why isn't heat better?
Heat or cold: Ice cold constricts the blood vessels and is used for acute injury with swelling, to reduce the muscle & bone swelling. Heat dilates the blood vessels and helps to supply more blood with nutrient and oxygen. Just for arthritis with out swelling you can use warm compress. You have to know the cause of knee pain!thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Every time someone tries to give me an IV on my left arm they blow the vein. Why does this happen.
Is it to late to do physcal therapy on my wrist, from a old fracture, it hurts when i put pressure on it, my wrist don't go all the way back?
Why is it when i put pressure on the front"balls" of my foot my leg shakes uncontrollably? Happens to me with the slightest pressure
Position and balance: It could be due to your sense of foot position and balance. This is a sensation that is picked up by a special nerve called a "proprioceptor" this could be from neurological or musculoskeletal origin. Such a thing could also be due to tight muscle groups in the leg. If this seems to be getting worse or is causing you pain, you should have this evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Does putting ice on the meniscus good? Why does my knee feel different when i wear a tens unit? It is worse when i sit for a long time?
Distraction: A tens unit causes a distraction. Instead of feeling the normal pain you experience the sensations of the tens unit. These effects can last when the unit is off, but are often short lived. Most meniscal tears are not repaired but rather the torn area is shaved away. The meniscus has a poor blood supply and does not heal well. Tears along the outer edges sometimes can be sutured and may heal. ...Read more
Be patient: Don't rush anything when stretching. Continue to stretch every day, and if your muscles are tight, realize that it will take time for you to gain flexibility, the same way it takes time to gain strength in the gym. Read and learn stretching routines to increase your overall level of flexibility and work on balance, strength and conditioning. Good luck. ...Read more
See a doctor: Popping can be caused by many things. Some people are just prone to popping and it is normal for them. A torn cartilage can cause popping. If a knee injury is not completely healed and the knee remains a little swollen, the extra fluid will cause it to pop with range of motion, just like a finger joint. If it is painless i would ignore it. If it hurts you should have it checked out. ...Read more
Black and blue: I a vein should burst then what you will see is the formation after several days of discoloration of the skin around the area of the burst vein. This is what we call a black and blue area(ecchymosis). Over several more days this will slowly fade and disappear. ...Read more
My wrist will hurt so bad when I bend it or put pressure on it,but then II can squeeze it andthenuse itfine?
I hurt something near my groin area but i'm not sure what it is. It hurts to use that leg to step up on something like going up stairs or putting all my weight on that leg to get up from the ground. Wat do u think i did
See below: It could be a problem with your hip or the muscles that cross the hip. See your doctor to get checked out. ...Read more
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