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Hi, I had a breast reduction 15 weeks ago, 2 weeks ago I started experiencing pain in both breasts, swollen lymph nodes and a swollen rib. My surgeon doesn't know what could be causing these symptoms. Today my pain has become unbearable,...
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I shattered my calcaneus in late November, have been somewhat walking around normalish, but this past weekend I think I overdid it. I walked a lot, there may have even been some light jumping and a little dancing. Now in this present mom...
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I had surgery to drain an infected flexor tendon on March 19th and the xray they took before surgery was showing bone loss and signs of a bone infection (in the proper clinical settings they said). I was hospitalized for 4 days and was g...
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My tailbone isn't normally shaped. At it's end, it goes a bit to the left (imagine a sliced apple with it's stalk to the left... yeah). I was born this way. Can someone tell me how this condition is called so I can read some information...
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I had a screw put in my fractured scaphoid bone and had surgery. Six weeks after having surgery I was told by my doctor that the scaphoid bone completely healed and that I was cleared to resume normal activity. I play baseball, and right...
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I will be having laparoscopic surgery next week to remove 7cm cyst on ovary. I'm 48 and she is removing my ovary and tubes. I'm very bloated, look pregnant and assumed it was from 4 pregnancies. I'm aware that my gallbladder is filled wi...
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I undergo abscess drainage surgery for anorectal abscess last october, it healed quickly but recurring bleeding and irritation is always present. it bleeds a lot now, my surgeon said to observe it and wait to heal I already took several ...
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The patient is a 92 year old woman She has no easy access to medical care due to her geographic location The wound has existed for many years and is getting bigger She thinks it was caused by a fall or scratch The wound is about 10 c...
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Ok, I've had what I thought was intestinal bleeding for over 2 years, during this time I've had a knot like boil on my left butt cheek about 2" from the anus. The knot has changed sizes form dime size to as round as a softball. About 6 m...
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Hi! I have a patient with a peg tube insrted last january 10, 2016 at cleaveland hospital and I want to ask what are the 2 buttons next to the tube. It fell of today. Help pls. Thanks!
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I had gallbladder surgery back in August and now these last two months I have been sick randomly just twice now. Starts with these nasty burps and then goes to vomiting to diarrhea. I just need to know why my body is doing this I think b...
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Hi, I have a dear friend named Brittney who has suffered for months with a tunnel wound on her left buttock bear her vagina. She is a paraplegic so she's in bed or in her chair all the time. She had to wait weeks for a wound care docto...
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After stepping on a few shard of glass they penetrated the skin of my right foot. Not able to see them I waited for them to work themselves out. They went in. For almost two years I have 2 or 3 small shards of glass that causes me modera...
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Hello and thank you for your time. I am 24 years old and have been getting "jolt" like pains in my head that last for only a split second. Along with these pains i feel pressure in my head and tingling and burning in the back of my arms ...
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I am due to have surgery Dec. 30th and due to an infection I have to have my knee replacement taken out and a spacer put it until the infection is gone then I will get another replacement. It is not that the surgery scares me but conside...
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I had a SLAP surgery and the Dr. Did not do the procedure correctly; I now have 2 missing anchors in my body. The second doctor went in to remove the anchors and they are no where to be found. He proceeded to repair the SLAP and place 3 ...
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Hi, on 20 th Nov,2015 my doctor did operation of Ischiorectal abscess operation in my left butt. For the first 1 week i did 3 times dressing. Now Doctor saying to do 1 time and 3 times sit on hot water. I can sit. All times I have to lay...
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I was born with a birth defect, im unsure of the medical term but i was born without an index finger. The therory is my three fingers (index, middle, and ring finger) on my left hand were rapped around my mothers umbilical cord when i wa...
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I was in a car accident Feb2012. My sternum is broken according to the CT SCAN the sternum is undisplaced. It's extremely painful especially when the weather is cold or overcast, cold areas(fridges) in supermarkets and difficult on bre...
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