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Why do I suddenly have trouble holding small objects?

Why do I suddenly have trouble holding small objects?

Unclear: How old are you? Do you have other symptoms or fine motor difficulties? Any gross motor difficulties? Are you anxious? Is there weakness in your hand? One hand more than the other? Anything make it worse or better? Could be neurological, anxiety, muscular. Are you older and have a neurological condition? Do you have diabetes and peripheral neuropathy making it hard to feel objects? ...Read more

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What to do if small object is stuck in esophagus and wont go on down?

What to do if small object is stuck in esophagus and wont go on down?

Go To ER: If someone has something stuck in the esophagus and it won't go down or come back up, it may require an upper endoscopy to remove it. Go to the er asap. ...Read more

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Although I have glasses i can't get a correct view of distant objects, small letters etc why this so?

Although I have glasses i can't get a correct view of distant objects, small letters etc why this so?

Depends: There may be an underlying medical condition interfering with your vision, or the glasses might not be perfect. See a specialist Eye MD in person to sort it out. ...Read more

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I ve been experiencing a lot of discomfort below my elbow... Limited mobility..even lifting small objects seems difficult.

I ve been experiencing a lot of discomfort below my elbow... Limited mobility..even lifting small objects seems difficult.

Is there swelling: in the elbow along with the pain? What do you do daily in a routine that could have caused elbow pain? Often it is associated with repetitive motion from, say, heavy weight lifting such as dumb-bell curls, or hyperextension of the elbow such as when operating heavy machinery that requires a lot of lateral pushing. Visit a healthcare provider with this information in mind. And ice and rest it. ...Read more

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Can I safely remove a small foreign object my child placed up her nose?

Can I safely remove a small foreign object my child placed up her nose?

No: The problem with trying to take it out yourself is that the narrowest part of the nasal passage is right past the nostril... It's very easy to push it back farther to the point of "no return" and risk your child aspirating the object. Nasal foreign bodies are generally not emergencies and can be seen in clinic as soon as possible. The er doc can traumatize your child and cause bleeding. See an ent. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove a small object from the rectum without causing rectal bleeding?

What is the best way to remove a small object from the rectum without causing rectal bleeding?

Under anesthesia: If it can be put in, then it can be taken out. However, taken object out through the sphincter is more gentle and less traumatic under complete anesthesia. It doesnt cost much to put in but it cost a whole lot to take out. ...Read more

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I have a small cyst-like object just above my temple about 0.2 CM in diapreviously as been painless for 10 years, but is now hurting?

I have a small cyst-like object just above my temple about 0.2 CM in diapreviously as been painless for 10 years, but is now hurting?

Infected cyst: It could be infected now that is why it is hurting. Examination is needed to completely rule out other possibility. I would suggest you to bring that up to your md so that it can be examined and if treatment is needed, your md can provide it to you. ...Read more

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What causes small dark leakage out of anus? Male.Never had anal sex or put foreign objects up there. Its a little irrataing

What causes small dark leakage out of anus? Male.Never had anal sex or put foreign objects up there. Its a little irrataing

Something wrong: Yes. This is what it means. There is something wrong and it warrants an explanation. Probably by a GI doc or a general surgeon. Good luck. So no foreign objects, only domestic? ...Read more

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I get a very acute pain on the surface of my knee cap. I can feel a small object under the surface of the skin that tends to move around.

I get a very acute pain on the surface of my knee cap. I can feel a small object under the surface of the skin that tends to move around.

Knee cap: If it is burstitis in front of your knee cap (not behind knee cap) then put hot towels on it and don't kneel or bend much. Use Motrin too. If it does not get better within a week have it checked out. Also i assume you have no foreign bodies under the skin from some accident. ...Read more

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