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What is the best skin tightening treatment for my upper arms?

What is the best skin tightening treatment for my upper arms?

Diet and Exercise: If its a weight loss issue. If it's flabby skin, surgical excision with a "brachioplasty" surgery would be appropriate. If it's minor excess skin and fat, laser assisted liposuction also referred to as smart lipo can aid in skin retraction. ...Read more

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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.

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

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What is the best treatment for puncture wound on arm?

What is the best treatment for puncture wound on arm?

Puncture Wound Rx: As with all puncture wounds, immediate treatment with aggressive cleansing and disinfecting is the key. Any external dirt, particles, or objects must be removed. If bleeding is controlled, then a clean gauze dressing, changed every 2 days is sufficient. Watch for signs of bacterial infection with redness, more swelling, and drainage usually on the 2nd or 3rd day. This requires antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for pain from a pinched nerve in shoulder and right arm?

What is the best treatment for pain from a pinched  nerve in shoulder and right arm?

Location: First that depends on what nerve in "pinched" and what are your true symptoms. Are you having just pain or are you have problems with muscle control as well. The pinched nerve of your arm is often caused by a problem at the level of your neck and your symptoms just show up in your arm. I recommend you see an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Arm today from hot liquid and oil from the stove, what is the best treatment for that?

Arm today from hot liquid and oil from the stove, what is the best treatment for that?

Burn: Place burned area under cool running water. If large area or hand is involved or if skin is very blistered or white & waxy, go to er for definitive treatment to prevent contractures or infection. Avoid smearing butter or such on the area; it will just have to be scrubbed off. If area involved is small, after cooling water, may use neosporin. Leave blisters intact. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for carpel tunnel if my right arm is still swelling, I refuse needles to be put in wrists, is it surgery?

What is the best treatment for carpel tunnel if  my right arm is still swelling, I refuse needles to be put in wrists, is it surgery?

See details: If splinting does not help and you refuse a local injection, then surgery is the best option. Why is the arm swelling? Diagnose and treat that cause and the carpal tunnel symptoms may also improve. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of arm pain?

What's the best treatment to get rid of arm pain?

Depends: First find the cause, then worry about getting rid of, many causes, some are serious. ...Read more

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What are the best treatment for a boil in arm pit?

What are the best treatment for a boil in arm pit?

See Surgeon: Many a times it is sweat gland infection (hydradenitis suppurativa). But, it may a boil. You should see a surgeon and let him/her treat you. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of arm redness?

What's the best treatment to get rid of arm redness?

Arm redness: The best treatment depends on the best diagnosis. You could have a sunburn, a rash or something else. You should see a doctor to get diagnosed. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of arm swelling?

What's the best treatment to get rid of arm swelling?

Arm swelling: The simple answer is to maintain your arm elevated as much as possible. For this you have to lie down or prop it up while sitting. The more important issue, of course, is to determine what is causing the swelling and to treat the cause directly. Potential causes include accidents, bruises, infection, blood clots, tumors, and nerve conditions. ...Read more

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What is the best self care treatment for minor cubital tunnel syndrome in left arm ?

What is the best self care treatment for minor cubital tunnel syndrome in left arm ?

Cubital tunnel: Avoid sleeping with the arms bent at night. Your last thought before falling asleep should be keeping with your arms down by your side. Use a headset or a blue tooth device when talking on the phone. Avoid resting the elbow on a hard surface and drive with your left hand at 7 o'clock on the steering wheel instead of 10 or 12 o'clock. ...Read more

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It is 3 months post accident and my head, neck and back injuries are still almost as bad as right after accident and now I am having shoulder and arm pain as well, what should I tell my doctors to get the best treatment? My back has not been treated at al

It is 3 months post accident and my head, neck and back injuries are still almost as bad as right after accident and now I am having shoulder and arm pain as well, what should I tell my doctors to get the best treatment? My back has not been treated at al

You need spine eval: You need a formal neck and low back evaluation, including mri's by a spine specialist, particularly given the complexity of insurance issues long term. A diagnosis is important for medical and insurance reasons. ...Read more

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I have some acne at my chest region and my arm is it related to some diseases?? Whats the best treatment to get rid of them

I have some acne at my chest region and my arm is it related to some diseases?? Whats the best treatment to get rid of them

Acne: is very common and can occur at any age but more so in adolescence and young adulthood first try a product like 10% benzoyl peroxide 2x/day if not effective after a month then you should see your doctor ...Read more

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My mom has pain in her neck to arm joint from past 15 days.Xray says loss of lordosis. Please say treatment.Doc prescribed painkiller, calcium, a collar?

My mom has pain in her neck to arm joint from past 15 days.Xray says loss of lordosis. Please say treatment.Doc prescribed painkiller, calcium, a collar?

Treatment is ok: Loss of lordosis in cervical spine (neck)usually due to muscle spasm. In addition to meds prescribed, heat, gentle range of motion exercises for neck and shoulders will help. If pain was preceded by trauma and doesn't look for neck and shoulder range of motion exercises on the web.Resolve over the next week, needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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What treatment is best for pain in left shoulderthat shoots down my left arm .its worse when i get up in a morning .plus ifind it difficult to sleep?

What treatment is best for pain in left shoulderthat shoots down my left arm .its worse when i get up in a morning .plus ifind it difficult to sleep?

See doctor : Need to diagnose the cause as to whether it is a problem of the shoulder itself or referred from the neck eg pinched nerve or other causes. Best to see a doctor for an examination and possibly tests ...Read more

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