Monthly Archives: December 2012

Can dry gangrene go away?

In response. If the gangrene is dry on the outside and on the inside, if touching the gangrene feels dry and the inside does not feel soft, then one is half way there to getting rid of the gangrene. When … Continue reading

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Knee pain that gets worse

In response. Knee pain that gets worse can be the result of arthritis in the knee, knee joint degeneration, and posture when driving in one of those newfangled sunken bucket seats or posture that increases the burden on the knees. … Continue reading

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Bike riding for leg edema

In response. Yes. Bike riding is a good exercise for easing edema in the legs, and so is brisk walking.

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Should I scrape white stuff from under toe nails?

In response. Before scraping the white stuff from under the toe nails, one must first soften it. Otherwise, the white stuff will remain very hard and very difficult to remove when dry. Soften the white stuff with hydrogen peroxide by … Continue reading

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How can you tell if your nerves are regenerating after carpal tunnel surgery?

In response. There are several indications of the regeneration of nerves. (1) Reduction of tingling. (2) Reduction of numbness in the fingers. (3) Regaining a feeling of touch. (4) Warming up of the hands. (5) Changing of the color of … Continue reading

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How long does it take for sciatic nerve to heal after surgery?

In response. It depends on what the surgery was for and whether it was a spinal cord surgery. Surgery of the sciatic nerve in the legs should take six months to one year to heal. Surgery of spinal cord injuries … Continue reading

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Peroxide made my scab turn brown

In response. It depends on what the color of the scab was before the application of peroxide on the scab. If the previous color of the scab was darker, blackish brown, then the peroxide bleached the scab to make it … Continue reading

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Open smelly wounds

In response to a key word search. Open smelly wounds mean that the wounds are infected by the tinea corporis, the tinea crucis, and the tinea pedis, all of which smell. The tinea corporis on the fingers and hands produces … Continue reading

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Slurred speech

In response to a key word search. Slurred speech will occur in the morning accompanied by partially dropping face after two years of taking a combination of two very commonly prescribed medications for diabetes and high blood pressure. Both the … Continue reading

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Does athlete’s foot turn brown? Can athlete’s foot turn into gangrene?

In response. Athlete’s foot is not supposed to and does not turn brown. Gangrene turns the skin around the open wound brown and then green. Can athlete’s foot turn into gangrene? This is a relatively frequent question that I have … Continue reading

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