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What Is The Best Treatment For Broken Arm Or Leg
An arm fracture typically refers to a fracture of the bone in the upper arm, the humerus or of the bones in the forearm, the radius and/or the ulna. Fractures in the hand and wrist are usually not called "arm fractures". While many of these fractures are treated non-surgically in children, many of these fractures, particularly those in the forearm, ...Read more
That depends on : The injury/ injuries, any other complicating factors ; the surgical procedures that need to be performed. There is no one size fits all answer for this question. ...Read more
Can a cerivcal herniated disk cause numbness and tingling in arms and legs? If so what is the best treatment?
CDH : A bilateral posterior and central herniated cervical spine intervertebral disc can cause numbness and tingling in both the arms and legs. Other symptoms may or may not be present and signs and symptoms are not always symmetric. This would be consistent with myelopathy in which case you would want surgery soon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I only have mild eczema. I get white patches (discolouration) on my arms and legs every summer. Why is this? And what's the best treatment.
Discoloration: Whenever the skin becomes inflamed or irritated it will heal lighter in color or darker in color. This is because the melanocytes produce pigment and transfer their pigment granules to the keratinocytes. Usually the color evens our after a season or two. The best treatment is to prevent the inflammation from the eczema by the use of topical medications prescribed by your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
What's the best treatment for a two and a half year old with eczema. Is calamine lotion safe. It is on his arms and legs?
See a dermatologist: Calamine lotion will aggravate eczema. It drys the skin. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile have the child soak for a long time in a warm bath. Then smear with something for dry skin. Ceramide creams from Eucerin, Aveeno, (oatmeal) CeraVe, others are all nice. Also rub in OTC hydrocortisone cream on arms and legs. When you go to the skin specialist bring everything you have used, including cleansers. ...Read more
Breaking out in hives for about 3 weeks now. On feet, hands, legs, back arms. About 40 hives total in 3 weeks. Should I worry? Whats best treatment?
Hives are common: and usually no cause can be found, at times follows a viral infection, if stays longer than 6 weeks, progress more, or you develop lip/lid swelling with difficulty breathing you want to see your doctor, who may may refer you to a specialist. Meanwhile, you can use OTC antihistamines as loratadine, cetirizine or fexofenadine, once daily regularly for a week or 2, if no improvement, c ur MD ...Read more
I have muscle jerks in different places strong enough to move my arm or leg. Is that something I should be concerned about? Causes? Treatment?
Hi there is a rash on my arms and legs and its itchy it shows really small bumps i guess. Any treatment?
Treatment: Yes, there is treatment. Start with your doctor but you might need a referral to a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Treatment for celebral palcypatient is16year old and cannot control arms and legs, neither can she talk...Plz help?
We all wish we could: There will be no miracles for this unfortunate girl. But medication may help with the movement disorder; a subspecialist consultation will be in order. If this person is a new member of your extended family, then perhaps you can try to communicate as best you can and form a bond; assume she knows more than she seems to show, and can experience the range of feelings the rest of us do. ...Read more
Small, white, round spots on legs n arms after swimming under the sun for 1/2 hour daily for 1 month. Cause for concern? Treatment needed?
I have red spot all over my legs and arms.What is it and what is the treatment for this?Its not itchy its just spread out all over my body now.
I have these sometimes itchy, little bumps all over my legs and backs of my arms, for about 2 years, what are they and what treatment should I use?
Arm and leg numbness. Dr said back nerves inflamed. Possibly demyelination, hive neuropathy. Lyrica (pregabalin) caused panic. Any other treatment options?
Could a c4-c5 &c5c6 disc herniation cause parethesia in face, head arms and legs? What is treatment for this?
Arms and legs, maybe: The head and face are innervated by nerves that exit the skull directly, and do not course through the spine. For this reason, head and facial parasthesias could not be caused by disc herniations. Disc herniations can cause nerve compression which could lead to arm symptoms, and spinal cord compression which could lead to arm and leg symptoms. You should see a spine surgeon to discus treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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