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Dear Doctor. I live in South Africa and I am married to a specialist surgeon, if ever I am unwell or have an injury he always gives me the same answer "it will get better". so I don't bother seeing anyone and often the problem lasts fo...
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Hi Doctor, I've got a question about pain on the right side of my knee. I'm a runner - nothing heavy, about 20 miles per week. Lately I've been having pain on the right side of my right knee - but only when its bent and I'm applying...
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I have been suffering from ulnar nerve entrapment in my right arm for the past 2.5 years now. I have been to several doctors but they have not been able to offer me any solution to it. One doctor suggested I take vitamin B6 for a while a...
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So, bit about me. Male, 21 years old, about 5'9", 135lbs. Every day for any where from 15 minutes, to a good couple hours periodically throughout the day (all day), my knee is in serious pain. Its woken me up in the night on a coupl...
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I had knee replacement on Feb. 22, and went to see my Dr last week. he said I was 2 weeks behind. He is giving me 2weeks and if I don't catch up he will bring me in and move my knee around to break up the scar tissue. I was upset and bec...
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I've had knee pain and swelling in both knees for 4 years which stopped me from running which I loved to do before knee pain. I was told by an orthopedic dr. that it was common in teen girls and I would out grow it by high school. Well I...
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Last week out of the blue I woke up and noticed everytime I reached to grab something I felt an electric shock feeling on the base of my thumb just above the wrist on the front side of my palm. After a few days I noticed that every time...
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I had a successful posterior fusion on c4-5 & c-7-8 for bulging disks above old fusions on C 5-6 & C6-7 jan 20. Now the disk above lumbar fusion at L4-5 is bulging. I can only work 4 hrs/ day, both feet & legs 3" above ankles go Nu...
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I had TKR on Feb 22 2012. I went to rehab after surgery and have been to a phy. Therapist ever since 3days a week. I went to the Dr Tuesday. He told me my ROM was 2 weeks behind. he wants me back in 2weeks to see if it ha gotten better. ...
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I just got my MRI impression from the radiologist. Can anyone tell me what it means. There is a focal detachment of the anterior/superior and anterior mid glenoid labrum from the glenoid. Postsurgical changes are seen in the shou...
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hi i keep having pain at the side of my chest and up threw my shoulder blade its very sore and discomforting i went to the doctors three times about it and they said rest it but i still do have the pain i have it nearly 7months now i kee...
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I have had a 4th surgery on my left leg. TKR 5/09, Total revision 4/10, revision of knee cap w/ bone graph 1/11, and scope for scar tissue 2/12. I have multiple problems with my leg, pain most of which is walking and when I engage my qua...
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I had medial Chondial Cartilage & meniscus tear repair done via microfracture post 10weeks. Doc removed cartilage to bone on bone (medial side) and then performed microfracture....My knee feel great other than a little tightness around f...
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Here are 2 of my MRIs I was in a car accident about 2 years ago and its been hurting since then and I have no idea how to read these so any help would be great thank you http://i44.tinypic.com/o9nuvl.jpg http://i44.tinypic.com/33cor...
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Hi! I am 37 year old female and had a hip scope for a labral tear this past Jan. It has been about 2 months since my surgery and I am still in a lot of pain. My dr. Perscribed percocet for the pain and told me to also take advil. So far ...
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Hi, I have just had a rather painful spinal injection following the results of a CT scan I had done. My CT scan said: Grade 4 anterolisthesis of L5/S1. Bilateral chronic L5 pars defect. Facet joint OA at L3/4 and L4/5. Both are st...
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I impacted my left ribs snowboarding. I think my # 7 or 8 th rib on my left side (mid) at the apex of the rib curve is broken, cracked , or badly bruised. My question is : I feel a popping with pain in the apex area of that rib when I mo...
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My mother in law is 66 and was diagnosed with osteoporosis 6 months ago, but only Calcium tablets were advised then. A detailed bone density test was done now. The doctor has prescribed annual Zoledronic acid injection (Novartis ), and T...
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I am looking for an hospital or an doctor who can plant robotic legs. Patient report is given below. So , please help me in this serious issue. Manali, 15 year, female child has been detected as having various deformities of limbs and...
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I seem to be having one set of problems after another. ACL recon 2010 failed. ACL revision Nov. 2011. Graft is good so far. I have been told by physiotherapist, and had this confirmed by my GP that I have a significant medial insta...
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