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What Is The Best Treatment For Loss Of Use Of Arms
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
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
What is the best treatment for dermatofibroma? It grows on my arm and i felt embarrased when wearing sleeveless shirt :(
Best option: To discuss this with u dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Diagnosed w/ supracondylar process in my left arm. I feared the lump i felt was tumor but dr assured its not dangerous. What's the best treatment?
Let me explain: Some they could cause problem, if it is bother ask him to take out if is not i will leave it there. ...Read more
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
We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat puncture wound of the arm?
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?
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