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I am unsure about getting shoulder surgery for torn labrum and ac separation. Seems I am on the borderline of needing it and not and wonder if there will be any worsening problems (arthritis, other?) in the future if I decide not to have...
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Hi, I dislocated my knee a few years ago, I was suppose to get surgery to fix the torn ligament, but I could't, do to not having insurance. Now that I do have insurance, could I still get the surgery to help prevent my knee from popping ...
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When I kneel on my left knee I get a sharp pain below and left of my patella, as if kneeling on a tack. Pressing on it or walking or bending or running does not trigger the pain, only when kneeling. What can it be?
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I have pain in lower back on left side, left hip pain, left pelvic pain and pain down the left leg at times. It comes and goes. Gets real bad,(when I put weight on left leg) then can ease up within minutes with changing position. I had...
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How long does a bad pinkey sprain last for?
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I've been battling De Quervains since Nov. 2010. I had a brace applied back in November, a cortisone shot in Jan, and another cortisone shot on March 18th. My doc says she only does 2 shots and then its surgery. However, since I got t...
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Is Dupuytren's disease a form of Arthritis? I had thought it was not. But now someone is trying to tell me it is Arthritis. Who's right?
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Hi, I have this sharp pain under my left breast when I breath and certain movements, it started in December when I was training, I do pole dance sport, after classes were finished for December it was gone but started the pain when we sta...
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Hello I have constant twitching in the abductor pollicis brevis muscle esp. when I try move my thumg away from my palm. It started about 5 months ago and not persistent. When it happens it is there for about a week and the not there f...
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Sent by teibear Jan 27, 2016 I have surgery in May 2013 on my shoulder and before the shoulder surgery I was expressing my my complaints to the doctor about neck and shoulder pain and numbness after surgery I've been in PT for 6-7 mon...
teibear | Posted
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About two years ago I had pneumonia and while violently coughing I popped 4 of my ribs by my sternum. I went to the ER and they said it was fine that they were dislocated, then a couple months later to Urgent care and they also didnt see...
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Hi there I have been getting this sharp pain under my left breast, rib cage area, it hurts when i take a deep breath and certain movements, this started December, I went to the doc and we did X-rays which showed nothing, doc said could b...
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So a little history on the injury. Back in November I broke my tibia, fibula, and 2nd, 3rd, and 4th metatarsal bones in a motocross crash. I went in for surgery 2 weeks after the crash and they repaired all the breaks with hardware, as...
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Yesterday afternoon I was kicked on the inside of my left knee. I went to workmans comp and had x-rays, they say no damage. Today leg is numb from just above knee to almost foot. Can not bend knee without extreme pain. What do I need to...
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I am still taking hydrocodone for pain 4x a day and still experiencing pain. I have iced, done all excercises, go to Physical therapy ever since my surgery. I am still experiencing pain in both legs on a regular basis. I just don't get i...
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For a while now abour 2 or 3 months i've had a pain in my upper left thigh. At first it wasnt too bad it would only hurt when i sat down then i could still move into a position where it would not hurt. The pain would go away after i go...
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I need some medical advice. I have seen an orthopedic surgeon and I don’t know that I feel confident that he is giving me the best medical care. I slipped and fell 6 weeks ago in the evening. I hurt my knee pretty badly. I stayed in ...
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I fell on 01/02/16. I thought I had sprained my ankle but on 01/06/16, I found out that the 5th Metatarsal on my left foot had been broken. On 01/13/16 I had surgery. I had a plate and several screws put in. I am in a non-weight beari...
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55 y/o, otherwise healthy and active male (lots of activities - golf, kayaking, swimming, weight lifting) . Pharmacist injected flu vaccine into my shoulder bursa. Within 24 hours I had extreme pain and completely limited range of mot...
deaddog | Posted
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how long before the bone stop healing?
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