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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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What's the best treatment for a broken wrist?

What's the best treatment for a broken wrist?

Depends: Some wrist fractures if they are non or minimaly displaced can be treated in a cast or splint. If there is a deformity, displacement or the joint line is badly disrupted, often surgery will be recommended. ...Read more

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Best treatment for a wrist fracture?

Best treatment for a wrist fracture?

Caring for a: Broken wrist involves assessing the nature of, location, degree, angulation, displacement, soft tissue. Injury as well as age, general health, bone quality and many other factors a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon trains for years and years and continues to read research and articles regarding the methods needed, using all thus they decide splint, cast, surgery etc. ...Read more

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Can you partially dislocate your wrist is so what's the treatment?

Very serious injury.: "dislocation"of the wrist is a very serious condition as it usually involves significant ligamentous injury and dissociation of the normal boney alignment. It is usually very painful too. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for burns from melted and pretty much boiling hot butter being dumped on your wrist should I go to the dr.?

What is the best treatment for burns from melted and pretty much boiling hot butter being dumped on your wrist should I go to the dr.?

Maybe: Butter can get much hotter than boiling water and can cause a deep burn. If the area is larger than a quarter, it is probably a good idea to have it looked at. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream and a dressing changed each day until healed, watching for signs of infection, and scar management (deep burn) are all good things to be gained by a visit to a doctor with some burn experience. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm starting to think I have tore the tfcc (catilage) in my wrist. What are the symptoms and treatment?

Pain and locking: Pain along the ulnar border of the wrist when the wrist is loaded. Axial pressure or torsional pressure can cause pain, usually worse with the wrist in extension. Sometimes can get a locking or catching sensation with motion of the wrist. Seek care with a hand surgeon. Treatment is diagnostic, with mri, and then surgical with arthroscopic repair or debridement. ...Read more

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What is the treatment/prognosis for disi associated with scapholunate tear with slac? My wrist only hurts with doing pushups.

What is the treatment/prognosis for disi associated with scapholunate tear with slac? My wrist only hurts with doing pushups.

Surgery: If you already have disi from a scapho-lunate ligament tear the natural history is for you to develop arthritis within in 8-12 years. Since this injury mainly occurs in young people you should seek the advice of a hand surgeon for surgical options. ...Read more

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What is the first aid treatment for a wrist injury?

What is the first aid treatment for a wrist injury?

Splint and ice: If you have injured your wrist you need to splint and ice the wrist then seek professional help from a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for painful wrists?

Splint it: Splint the wrist and see a hand surgeon to rule out an injury that needs surgery. You do not want to ignore a treatable problem. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for recurrent wrist p paine?

What is the treatment for recurrent wrist p paine?

Depends on cause: Should know if it's arthritis or an overuse injury or something else, as the treatment is different. Wrist splints, physical therapy and steroid injections are often used for conditions that cause recurrent wrist pain. ...Read more

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Could casting a sprained wrist help. I sprained my wrist 7 mo ago and the treatment is not working. I just want it to heal so the pain will stop!!

Possibly not a sprai: If you are still having pain after 7 months, it may be more than a sprain, Have you seen a specialist - orthopedic surgeon? Have you had x-rays? See your doctor to get it evaluated a properly treated. ...Read more

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Few days treatment for wrist tendinitis & now can do the thumb test with little pain & more mobility. Can I go back to lifting weights now? Advice? Tnx

Few days treatment for wrist tendinitis & now can do the thumb test with little pain & more mobility. Can I go back to lifting weights now? Advice? Tnx

Weight training: A general rule after tendonitis or joint irritation has resolved is to go back at half load and half repetition. Wearing a glove or soft splint and avoiding the positions that previously caused irritation is important as well as knowing what may have set the problem off in the first place. Mechanics become even more important. Speak with a trainer, or PT and your doctor to clarlfy things ...Read more

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Elbow pain at funny bone side and wrist pain at small round bone side. Been 1 month. Likely cause? Treatment?

Elbow pain at funny bone side and wrist pain at small round bone side. Been 1 month. Likely cause? Treatment?

Different causes: The medial elbow pain experienced in the funny elbow could be an ulnar neuropathy, or a medial epicondylitis. This will depend on other symptoms that might be experienced. If nerve problem, then numbness and weakness also present.

The wrist pain could be referred from elbow or a separate problem. "Small round bone" is not an accurate description of pain location so I cant be specific on causes ...Read more

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I have a buckle fracture in my right wrist. What are my treatment options?

I have a buckle fracture in my right wrist. What are my treatment options?

Splint or cast: Treatment for a buckle fracture is dependent on age, activity level and comfort level. Younger children tend to be treated in a cast. Older children can be treated in a splint. A true "buckle" fracture should not require manipulation or surgery. ...Read more

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I have wrist drop due to bone fracture from last four month now I hve to wait or go for the nerve treatment?

I have wrist drop due to bone fracture from last four month now I hve to wait or go for the nerve treatment?

WRIST DROP TX: Wrist drop can be difficult to treat follow up with your doctor and get a neurology consult. Physical therapy all be needed to rehab and get strength back post op. ...Read more

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Mri results show three torn ligaments in wrist with possible hamate fracture. Injury was 5 weeks ago, what is the treatment?

Mri results show three torn ligaments in wrist with possible hamate fracture. Injury was 5 weeks ago, what is the treatment?

Depends: Must have been a serious injury to cause that much damage. Not all ligament tears need surgery, but if needed ligament repairs should be done early rather than late. Sounds like you should see a hand surgeon to get things checked out. Maybe even a second opinion. Ligament repair surgery of the wrist is quite involved with a minimum of 3-4 month recovery. ...Read more

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I have a sharp ach in my wrist. It seems to run along a vein path way Use or not using my wrist doesn't make a difference as to whether it hurys or n?

I have a sharp ach in my wrist. It seems to run along a vein path way Use or not using my wrist doesn't make a difference as to whether it hurys or n?

Tendinitis: It sounds like you have an injury or inflammation of a tendon that runs along the same direction as the vessel in your wrist. Ice and Antiinflammatories can be helpful but an examination will be helpful in determining what is going on. ...Read more

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The veins on my wrists aren't visible. Why?

The veins on my wrists aren't visible. Why?

OK: Either they are small or you have increased subcutaneous fat. ...Read more

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Please explain what happens during spider vein treatment?

Please explain what happens during spider vein treatment?

Spider Vein Therapy: Spider vein therapy varies, but usually involves either injections of the veins with a micro-needle (sclerotherapy) or "zapping" the veins with heat energy using a laser or thermal probe. Both therapies have some discomfort associated with them, with sclerotherapy generally being the least painful. Some short-term bruising or discoloration of the skin occurs & then the veins gradually fade away. ...Read more

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Wrist pain with bulging hot feeling vein.

Wrist pain with bulging hot feeling vein.

Could be dangerous: As it sounds like you may have an inflamed vein or even a blood clot. You could try warm compresses for 10-15 minutes every hour or so to see if it goes down. If it does not, or if a red streak goes up your arm or the bulging gets larger or more painful, get to a doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen vein in wrist, should I be concerned?

Swollen vein in wrist, should I be concerned?

Wrist veins.: Wrist veins cand swell for many reasons including levels of hydration, exertion, hormones and outsided temperature. Usually wrist veins are not of concern. However, one of the most common causes of wrist swelling is not a vein but a ganglion and, is this is what you have, you may need to see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Small lump in wrist in my vein from i.V what is it?

Small lump in wrist in my vein from i.V what is it?

Phlebitis: The vein used for the IV has a thrombus secondary to the irritation of the catheter placed into the vein along with the solution instilled. Usually, this is tender to touch, firm, and may travel up the vein. Most of the time this is self-limiting, and local heat will resolve the pain. Should it progress, and become red, hot, seek help of your physician. ...Read more

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What makes veins stick out and wrists swell and ache?

What makes veins stick out and wrists swell and ache?

If: There is wrist swelling and pain the possibilities are either trauma, sprain (not mentioned) or some inflammatory reaction such as tendinitis... If persisting highl;y suggest see a doctor. ...Read more

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Big vein below right calf. Is there any treatment for that?

Big vein below right calf. Is there any treatment for that?

Get evaluation: Most likely is a varicose vein. You need to see a vein specialist (phlebologist). ...Read more

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Veins located on the middle of my wrist hurts. What's going on?

Veins located on the middle of my wrist hurts. What's going on?

See details.: It is unlikely to be a vein that hurts. It is more likely tendinitis or a similar musculoskeletal cause. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from blood loss from cutting the veins on your wrists?

Is it possible to die from blood loss from cutting the veins on your wrists?

Probably not.: There are two types of blood vessels in the wrists-arteries and veins. Arteries are high pressure and if these are cut, one can exsanguinate from continued high flow bleeding (pulsating). Veins are low pressure and will usually cause low flow bleeding (trickling). Venous bleeding can be controlled by direct pressure but arterial bleeding is more difficult to stop. Either can cause blood loss. ...Read more