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I was run over by a Yukon Denali in dec and broke my foot in several place the bones have healed but I have no feeling in my toes I can not move them ?

I was run over by a Yukon Denali in dec and broke my foot in several place the bones have healed but I have no feeling in my toes I can not move them ?

Nerve damage: takes a good deal longer to heal....but nerves can "regrow"! You should see a neurologist with a backgound in nerve injury! Good Luck Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Is gold crown bad or good?

Is gold crown bad or good?

Great, unless front!: Even with a the fancy materials dentists have to chose from to fabricate crowns from, you'll find that many dentists select cast high Nobel gold crowns for themselves when the tooth isn't in the esthetic zone! The answer is that gold wears like natural tooth structure, is kind to the opposing teeth and is very biocompatible. So gold molar crowns are great! Ask ur dentist about front teeth! ...Read more

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Why does my gold jewelry turn my skin black?

Why does my gold jewelry turn my skin black?

Depends: The black is either metal from the jewelry, which means it isn't pure gold, or it is something getting under the jewelry from the environment. ...Read more

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How important is it for cavities to be filled with gold?

How important is it for cavities to be filled with gold?

Filling: There are different types of filling materials that are available to the patients such as silver, tooth colored fillings(composite or porcelain) or gold. You should discuss your options with your dentist and ask him/her the advantages and disadvantages of each kind and make an informed decision afterwards. ...Read more

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What is the gold standard diagnosis for Crohn's disease?

What is the gold standard diagnosis for Crohn's disease?

Chrohn's Disease: Colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy allow the doctor to directly view the large intestine, which is the lower part of the digestive tract. These techniques can often provide the most accurate information about the intestines. They may be better at detecting small ulcers or inflammation than other techniques. They can be used to assess the severity of any inflammation. Colonoscopy is the most important. ...Read more

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What are the positives and negatives of getting a gold crown?

Gold: Gold crowns fit well, there is no porcelain to crack, but are expensive and unaesthetic. ...Read more

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Why can we consume iron and lithium, but we cannot consume gold?

Why can we consume iron and lithium, but we cannot consume gold?

Gold: For our nutrition, we absorb substances which can dissolve in water or oils, and which are generally reactive chemically. Gold is fairly non reactive, and does not dissolve. There are some gold compounds which have been used to modify immune reactions in people with arthritis. ...Read more

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What should I do about being allergic to both silver and gold earrings?

Avoid wearing them: usually it is the other metal in the alloy, not the silver or the gold, the more pure the alloy, i.e. near 90% or above, of the noble metal, the less or no reaction ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a gold ring around both of my iris's , what does it mean?

Can you tell me if a gold ring around both of my iris's , what does it mean?

Pigment deposits: Around the iris are fairly common but usually are gray or white in color. If you do see a gold ring, you should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist to rule out anything more significant. ...Read more

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How would you compare sclerotherapy to VeinWave, VanGogh and Ellman micro RF? State of-the-art might not be the same as gold standard.

How would you compare sclerotherapy to VeinWave, VanGogh and Ellman micro RF? State of-the-art might not be the same as gold standard.

Spider Vein Therapy: All of the treatment you are referrring to can be successfully utilized to treat small spider veins. Larger veins tend not to respond well to most of those treatment methods. Sclerotherapy can treat a larger number of vein in a shorter period of time, so is more cost effective for most leg vein therapy. The other methods you listed are also useful on spider veins of the face, nose, and ankles/feet. ...Read more

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