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I had gall bladder surgery in October 2011. Since then my hip joints, left shoulder, right jaw and wrist have started hurting really bad. I am thinking I have a reaction to the titanium clips that were put in during surgery. Is this a...
RealtorLady60 | Last answer
My granddaughter 21 yr old apparently has this and has had to drop out of college due to the severity of this condition. She has been treated with multiple drugs with no results. She was referred to the plastics department at Oklahoma C...
CWOCN | Last answer
I had an out-patient procedure to remove a fatty tumor from forehead. It has been 3 weeks since surgey and the scar remains numb as well as a portion of my forehead. Will the numbness disappear soon?
mcdee708 | Last answer
I would like to ask an expert if he/she would recommend/perform knee arthroscopy on me based on the following information. I have had chronic knee pain for the last 16 or so months. My knees lock up and "pop" back out often and it is pai...
misspc84 | Last answer
I am a 68 year old woman, obese but physically active (when pain doesn't limit my activities). I have had iliotibial band syndrome for about 4 years. I had arthroscopic surgery to repair meniscal tears / subluxation 2 years ago, in the h...
ITB1942 | Last answer
Hello Dr. 4 years ago at the age of 26 I trained 5 months for a marathon. One day the training reached 20 miles in a session. Immediately after running my right knee became very sore and swelled. I took the next two weeks off an...
nick52 | Last answer
In July 2010, I had total hip replacement surgery; while the epidural was being performed, I experienced excruciating pain, the sensation of being shocked, and m left leg flew up in the air on two separate occassions while the epidural w...
desperateandsuffering | Last answer
Hi my name is Lee i am 26, from Australia. I came on here because i had a car accident about 6 years ago and my knee has had a fairly large hole put in the cartilage, I just read the scans then it says a 3cm lesion in craniocaudal dimens...
LeeE1984 | Last answer
I am a 61 year old male who had a meniscectomy in october of last year on the posterior horn of my right medial meniscus. There were minimal signs of inflammation or arthritis present. Both the tibia and femur contact/ bearing sur...
rrecroc | Last answer
Hi, I am a 38 year old woman who used to be extremely active and strong. I used to work for a veterinarian and lifted 80-90 pound dogs daily. After 7 years at this job I was let go and shortly afterwards I was in a car accident. I have...
smittys6971 | Last answer
I had an MRI scan on my left knee as a result of 2 dogs, (approx weight 9 stone) run into the side of it and my knee twisting and hearing a crack pop. My doctor is on leave and the secretary has read out a report to me which is quite te...
jayl77 | Last answer
My primary doctor referred me to a gral surgeon due to a hida scan of 27% ejection fraction and one single mobile 18 millimeter stone . I had been basically asymptomatic except for occasional R side ache, quizziness in my stomach and BP ...
garden67 | Last answer
A year ago in June, I had a laparotomy and exploratory for lymphadenopathy in the abdomen. My abdomen has always been a little puffy, but now with an additional 15 lbs after the surgery, I look like I am pregnant. I was diagnosed with ...
Lorrie62 | Last answer
I have been having right upper quadrant pain that radiates to inbetween my shoulder blades and horrible chest pressure after eating. Dr. sent me for an ultrasound official results not back yet the tech said she did not think she saw any ...
Dar584 | Last answer
Having had my gall bladder removed six weeks ago, I am getting referred pain in line with the inferior angle of my scapula over the lower ribs. Since I no longer have a gall bladder, it is a bit worrying to have pain that is associate...
percypurcell | Last answer
I have a question. I've had this lump on my inner right thigh, for the past almost 5years. I was told, that it was not a cyst and referred to general surgery. Now, I went to see the g.s. and she ordered a ultrasound of the "palpable abno...
MDeStef | Last answer
I had surgery for a minor umbilical hernia back on December 18th, 2009 caused by what I think was a persistent cough and everything went smoothly without complications. Lately i've been coughing alot again and yesterday I used my finger...
jlee6890 | Last answer
my doctor first tried to do laser surgery to remove my appendixs ..he failed at that and cut me open , as soon as he did my appendixs ruptured and infection spread .staff infection , but another doctor that took over in his place becaus...
koolaide | Last answer
hi there. i have had my gallbladder removed a few weeks ago but there was some complications and I ended up staying longer in the hospital b/c of it. i dont really have any major pain anymore, still a lil weak and I have been home for 3 ...
gibuu | Last answer
My cousin's child was mowing the yard, an accident led up to his foot being run over. The went to the hospital and he sat in the waiting room bleeding profusely for 3 hours before they brought him to his room. They performed surgery o...
sss223 | Last answer
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