Rodent Bite

My grandson was bitten by a neighborhood-domesticated rat. His mother cleaned it well and put a charcoal pack on it that evening, She did everything she knew to do to draw out poison if there was any. When he awoke the next morning his hand was swollen twice the normal size it was hurting very…

Rheumatoid Arthritis

From a Missoula area Doctor’s Office May 14, 2001 Dear Name Removed: Your rheumatoid factor remains negative. Your index of inflammation is normal as well. Reviewing your x-ray there are no destructive changes of rheumatoid arthritis. You do have some mild cystic changes, which certainly can be rheumatoid arthritis. Your joint spaces look quite good.…