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 What happens if i get to much stiches??
ever since i was a kid i was a dare devil. when i was 13 i did a front flip when a car was moving my foot got caught so i kinda got hit by a car (SUV to b exact) i also fell down a tree face first. ...

 Fell down and my skin ripped off totally, HELP!!!?
About 2 days ago. I fell down and knocked my leg really hard on the door. I mean below the door. The skin on my foot just rip off about 1cm long and 0.3cm wide. The thing is that my 1st layer of skin ...

 Why is it when you stand up?
Really fast when sitting down for a long time you fel like ur gonna black ...

 I pulled a muscle in my upper back how do I stop the pain??
It is on my upper/middle back and hurts when I lean on it and ...

 Massive Nose Bleed? WTF?
ive had the worst day and think something is really wrong, i had a nose bleed for over 15 minutes straight and had res security get me because i had colapsed and began bleeding even more will i was ...

 What would you do?
Suppose you have a relationship, and everything seems to go along well. but one day, your partner gets involved in an unvoluntary accident causing him/her a serious memory loss. your partner doesn...

 Why do I feel nauseous after smoking?
It's been a while since I stopped smoking socially, but I took two cigs a while ago. Right after I went through my second stick, I felt so nauseous and started sweating profusely. My head still ...

 Please, Please Help?! Emergency!?
Yesterday, I was taking a nap on the couch, when my cat (who has very sharp claws) tried to jump on the couch, and slipped off. She ran her feet across my face and scratched it up pretty badly..

 My son sprained ankle on August 3rd, his coach said to ice then hot water soak and then ice again.?
What is everyone's option on this? Do you think that I should have him wrap everyday with an ace bandage, he starts school in 2 days, and we was thinking of having him wear this all the time he ...

 Anyone know what would cause sudden chest pain with blurred vision and severe weakness?
I was shoppin when all of a sudden these symptoms came on my vision got so blurred i couldnt see anything by the time i got to to the parking lot,nor could i walk anymore(good thing i was near the ...

 Daftest injury?
Dressed as batman I jumped over a fence and fell 10 feet into a hole. I was taken to hospital screeming with a shattered leg. Still dressed as batman....

 Can you move your shouder if you have dislocated it,?
I fell onto my shoulder on sunday, and it is very painful, i can move it, just about and the bruise is now coming out, how long before it stops being ...

 Have you ever been given an incorrect medication from a pharmacy?
I have twice. First time the pharmacy contacted me just after I returned home after picking up the wrong prescription. I was about to take a trip out of the country so I was glad, I did not leave ...

 Have you received compensation after having a car accident that wasnt your fault?
How much did you receive and what were your injuries and your healing time?...

 I want to get my nose pierced but if i decide to take it out eventually, will it leave a scar?

 I need some medical advice?
I have these weird sores in my mouth. I had a sore throat for about four days. It was followed by a canker sore on my tongue and then a painful sore on the right side of the roof of my mouth. They ...

 Shot or stabbed?
Would you rather get shot in the stomach or stabbed in the stomach?

I'm thinking shot, just because it seems quicker? You get shot, it's in there, that's it. Stabbed is more ...

 What can I do to prevent a deep cut on my upper lip from scarring?
is there any cream I can buy to put on it, or any other helpful ideas I can try?...

 What am i doing wrong in my cpr training...?
when i want to do this rescue breaths the chest of the mannequin will not rise. i lift the chin, pinch, the nose, and all that what could i be doing wrong?...

 I have broken my arm a upper arm fracture, would it be stupid to go hillwalking with this?
My normal excercise is cycling and because of my injury I'am not getting the excercise and becoming ...

Arm swollen after fall.?
I fell on my arm yesterday, I can move my arm,elbow,fingers etc. But I have some swelling above my wrist thats tender to the touch and feels tight (if that makes sense). The rest of my arm has no pain. Could I have broken it? Thanks for your help.
Additional Details
The swelling has gone down mostly, I have had it wrapped and in a sling during the day. Its still tender were the small swelling remains though. Thanks for your well wishes :)
ps. Going to the ER or Doc is difficult as I have no ins.

its an inflamation going on. no need to worry.just apply hot packs 3 times aday and if required apply a pain killing volini gel.

sounds like it's sprained.......if you still have movement

Rene B
I agree with MrMan-instead of asking here, you could have gone to the doctor and probably have peace of mind now with regard to your injury.

Thats a question for your doctor. Not some Joe Shmoes on Yahoo.

Sounds like a sprain. If you arm was broken, you would not be able to let it hang down at your side because you would be in SO MUCH PAIN you might pass out!

U can't b serious
Yes it is possible to have a fracture and still have movement & sensation. Xray is the only definate means of diagnosis. Go to Dr. or local ER.

The answer above is wrong. Ice for the first 24 hours to reduce swelling. If you use heat it will open blood vessels & make the swelling worse. See Dr.

I do not know where you are from. But in the states most county hosoital will treat uninsured patients, or call a Dr. and see if they will allow you to make payments. Don't ignore this due to lack of insurance or money.

It is probably just sprained. Keep an eye on it. You could have a slight fracture. If it gets bigger or turns red, see your doctor.

Start out putting ice on the swollen part. At least for one hour or so every day.(your progitive).If swelling reduces after a week or 2, it's just a sprain. If the swelling doesn't reduce in a week or 2 I would recocmend seeing your doctor, because it may be broken. If that is the case, because arm bones are long(long bone fractures take longer to heel) your arm will have to be in a cast and/or sling for a while. Best of luck to you. Hope you're ok.

Anthony Taurus
potential fracture.. might be so minor. its what they call a bruised bone. i had a similar fall a few years ago but i fell on both hands. my right wrist had the same problem you are describing. just apply ice and wait it out. my right forearm required a cast for 6 weeks. so go to a doctor and get xrays of your hands. they will let you know.

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