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Heat loss from extremities

I have a rather peculiar and random question about heat loss during cold weather. The head, the hands and the feet all emanate a great quantity of heat and are important regulators in mantaing ...
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Thumb RCL reconstruction - Abductor Pollicis Brevis vs Palmaris Longus

Tearing the Radial Collateral Ligament in the thumb seems to be way less common than tearing the Ulnar Collateral Ligament in the thumb and so I'm having trouble finding relevant information on Google....
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Can Videogame physiotherapy help with dorsal hand pain?

I am thinking how to alleviate irregular bilateral dorsal hand pain. The origin can be C7/C8 dermatomes or radial/ulnar nerve. Etiology can be excessive sitting on camping chair (some hours daily) ...
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Do “liver spots” ever scab up and peel off

I have had a liver spot o my left hand about the size of a dime for many years, at least 10 and more likely 20. A few weeks ago it started to change appearance, at first appearing to turn a darker ...
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How do I recover from a torn wrist ligament?

I tore my wrist ligaments and cracked a bone when punching. It is the 4th week and my hand is better but when I try to do push ups it hurts. My doc told me that ligament tear never heals. Is it true?
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Why do skin calluses not heal sometimes and remain tough until they fall off?

Bar exercises such as pull-ups, toes-to-bar etc. usually cause skin calluses on one's hand, just below the place where the fingers are connected to the hand, e.g.:. So the skin in these areas hardens,...
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What is the effect of soap on a blister?

Assume that you have a blister on a finger. It's open. Is there a problem if you wash your hands with soap (for instance liquid soap in a public toilet)? What could be the effect of soap on a blister? ...
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cure for mirror movements

I am 15 years old. i exhibit mirror movements in respect to my hands. when i move my right hand my left hand automatically moves and vice versa. is there any cure for these movements? whilst doing any ...
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How can I make a finger splint for a baby?

My 7 month old son has Camptudactyly, in which some of his fingers do not open all the way. The specialist who diagnosed him agreed that it would not do any harm to (judiciously) try a homemade ...
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Why does hand lotion make me feel thirsty?

I noticed a few years ago that when I use hand lotion, I get thirsty. Is there any medical/scientific reason this happens?