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Hi, this is my first post. Over the past two months I've had 2 hand surgeries from a boxers fracture. The first surgery was to insert 4 pins to have my 4th and 5th metacarpal to heal straight. The second surgery was to take out the pins....
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Last month I was coming back home on my bike when i skid and fell. In a attempt to save the bike I held it with my hand and in the process injured my right shoulder. The weight of the bike in one had caused my shoulder great strain. T...
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I'm not sure if I chose the right community(General Surgery) but if I haven't, please correct me. I'm a 16 year old boy and I had an appendectomy 15 days ago. The surgery went well, my appendix didn't burst, it was only inflamed, I had ...
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Right so I'm due to have a laparoscopy in 3 weeks time and im absolutely terrified.. Not about the whole being put asleep business, but the not knowing what I'm gonna be told when I wake up and i dont really have anyone to talk to about ...
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I have had several surgeries on my stomach due to failed hiatal hernia repairs. I seem now to have developed a baseball size lump right under my diaphragm that is more noticeable after a meal. It does cause pressure and some discomfort...
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I have a red area on the head of my penis glands, I've had it for many years. I have no stds. Doctors have been uncertain what it us, but the last time I had it examined, it was thought to be scaring from my circumsision. Is there a...
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hey guys. last friday (21st june) i had an infected wound on my right shin and underwent surgery for debridement of the wound. and i got the wound stitched on saturday 23rd june. i went back for a check up on monday 25th june and t...
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In 7/2011, I had pressure in my chest. I was sent to a cardiologist. I had a normal stress test, nuclear imaging test, and echocardiogram. In August 2011, I had pain in my chest and went to the ER. My EKG was normal and I was admitted f...
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I have been misdiagnosed several times by doctors that are all about the money and not about the patient. This is the problem...... I was getting freaky with my wife. Well we inserted an object in my anal cavity and that pressed against ...
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About 3 1/2 weeks ago I had a craniotomy to remove a 3 cm. meningioma in the right temporal region. I am still hving swelling of my right temple and around my eye. How long will this last? How long before the bone gap fills in around the...
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Scleroderma is a skin disorder relating to fluxes in the skin, blood vessels, muscles, and core structures. It is a protracted widespread autoimmune disease in which a patient suffers from inurement and vascular disparities. It is charac...
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I had my Gall bladder removed 3 weeks ago robotically! They went in through my naval. Had a lot of pain afterwards in my belly area which was normal. pain went away within a week! Here i am 3 weeks later and just to the left of my naval ...
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I had a (vertical) C-Section 35 years ago. Abaout a month ago it started to itch around the scar area, then it slowly started opening up. An inch long part of it is now opened and there is occasionally a little bit of a clear to milky ...
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A close friend was admitted to hospital from an initial stomach pain which resulted from acute appendices got discharge but had to be re-admitted due to chronic pain. The best consultants and doctors found nothing had caused the intra-ab...
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I have been diagnosed as having a divarication of the rectus sheath. Please could someone explain what this is/
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I've tried just about everything from elevation of my hand, to lubricants and drinking water... My body is bloated; lol And I fell asleep with this ring on. And now its way too small. Its at the base of the finger. Photo attached. ...
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I had my nerves clumped up from my lower back area. It turned out to be a tumor that was removed through major back surgery on the 3rd of this month and I'm still hospitalized due to not having any vowel movements. I'm so so so frustrate...
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I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts about colon polyps and nasal polyps being connected. I have had both types and was curious if I should expect further problems with them and how they are related.
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My daughter is 3 months old, she was born with a displaced rectum (less than 1mm away from her vagina) she haad to stop nursing due to an allergy to milk and just a very sensative stomach....she is beginnng to have troubles going to the ...
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