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Yes: There are some clever tips with lubrication and the winding of a cord around the finger and under the ring which might allow removal without cutting the ring. This can be found on the internet and is a good first step. Emergency rooms have cutting devices to remove rings if necessary. ...Read more
I have tungsten shrapnel from my ankle to my knee in Right leg. I have been on all types of pain meds and all loose effectiveness could patch work?
Sorry for what you: are dealing with. There are Chinese pain patches that are helpful for some folks. They have herbs in them which are absorbed through the skin. Seek out a Chinese medicine doc in your area. Peace and good health. I've had a number of patients do well with them. ...Read more
Read: Horner's syndrome is the combination of drooping of the eyelid (ptosis) and constriction of the pupil (miosis), sometimes accompanied by decreased sweating of the face on the same side; redness of the conjunctiva of the eye is often also present. It indicates a problem with the sympathetic nervous system. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doctor can evaluate: Other than treating the underlying condition(s) causing raynaud's symptoms, avoiding emotional stress, keeping warm, not smoking, and avoiding caffeine, some medications can help. Nifedipine, diltiazem, losartan, and prazosin have been used in patients with raynaud's phenomenon, to block vasospasm and/or relax vessels so they can dilate to let more blood flow through them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ekbom's syndrome: If you know the term then you know that ekbom's syndrome is delusional parasitosis. (patient believes they have parasites but there is no evidence on a medical eval of a parasitic ds). If your doctor has ruled out a parasitic infection & has consultations w/individuals he trusts from infectious diseases, dermatology & neurology w/all recommended workups (-); its time for symptom tx w/psyche help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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