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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

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Dr. Vaishalee Punj

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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Exp 35 years

Wearing a cast

Premium Questions

Dr.  K. Naga Ravi Prasad MD

How long does a category one sprained ankle takes to heal after wearing a gel cast using pennsaid drops n taking ibupofren 800 mgs. Also could i walk with the cast? Dont want to mske it worst ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. K. Naga Ravi Prasad ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.    Dariush Saghafi MD

My left arm has fallen asleep for last several hours. Had broken wrist on Feb 13 but have been castles for about 1 1/2 weeks! Cannot sleep! Should I go to emergency? View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dariush Saghafi ( Neurologist)
Dr. Sudhir Kumar MD

I fractured the fifth metatarsal bone in my left foot. I was in a plaster cast that couldn t bear weight for 11 days, and then a hard cast that I could put weight on for 3 weeks. Today my cast came off... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Mukesh Tiwari MD

are capsulitis third toe and cuboid syndrome. By none weight bearing and wearing a air cast boot (moonboot ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mukesh Tiwari ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

I rolled my foot yesterday and today saw dr. I have a boot to immobilize it, too hot for a cast. I forgot to ask my dr if I should wear it at night. I'm on nonweightbearing, xrays showed no breakage. Foot ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr. Soumya Ghosh MD

My daughter just got a hand cast on for a finger broken in 2 places. She is supposed to fly tomorrow so initially they told her not to and then put slits in the cast and told her to take a butter ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Soumya Ghosh ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Vipul Prajapati MD

A plaster cast was put on my right wrist yesterday I have a small broken bone in my right wrist. I .... Should I go back to my dr today. Wanted to chisel the cast off myself during the night. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vipul Prajapati ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Antoneta Zotaj MD

I am currently in a half cast for a Colle s fracture of my right wrist. I have 15 days left until the cast comes off. I am noticing that the knuckles on that hand are darker colored than normal. The doctor ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Antoneta Zotaj ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kuldeep Nathawat MD

I have an torn Achilles. The doctor I went to said he didnt want to do surgery on it so he put me in a cast and told me to keep my weight off of it and I have but in the back when my achilles is hurts like ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kuldeep Nathawat ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Suchda MD

I broke my left calcareous on Friday 8/14. I was put in a splint fromED and air cast Monday 8/18. Overnight and throughout the day today while wearing the air cast I am experiencing numbness & tingling... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suchda ( Naturopathy & Yoga Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Geldon Fejzo MD

Hello. It depends on the fracture. 50 days are enough for a linear fracture. Anyway, you should have a Rx of the shoulder before taking it off. Hope this helps. Please feel free using MHC again

Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti MD

Now there are casts which are not heavy and will be user friendly. Discuss with orthopedician about option.

Dr. Mahesh Koregol MD

Hi, It wont help it. No need to wear boot camp