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What type of injury would cause pain with external rotation?

What type of injury would cause pain with external rotation?

Ligaments & capsule: Pain with external rotation of a joint can be casued by a sprain of the normal structures that control or limit the specific external rotational movement. In the shoulder the static stabilizers that most limit exteranl rotation are the capsule and anteroinferior and middle glenohumeral ligaments. Injured joint surface (cartilage) can also cause pain as the injured portion rotates across the joint. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What kind of injury to shoulder would cause pain in elbow?

What kind of injury to shoulder would cause pain in elbow?

Many: The nerve from your spinal cord that supplies the sensation (innervates) your arm (including the elbow) travels through your shoulder, ...So any injury to the shoulder affecting your nerves that supply the elbow could cause it to be painful. Hope this answer helps you. ...Read more

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How serious of an injury is multiple stabs to the bicep? Additionally, specifically what kind of damage can this cause?

How serious of an injury is multiple stabs to the bicep? Additionally, specifically what kind of damage can this cause?

Impossible to answer: Impossible to answer without looking at the wound, but there potentially be damage to everything that is located in the bicep, the muscles, the tendons, the nerves, the blood vessels and the bones. You should get evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from an upper extremity joint MRI with dye?

What kind of complications might happen from  an upper extremity joint MRI with dye?

Many: There are many complications for this, mostly related to the injection of contrast. Fortunately, the number of complications is small, and pre-screening for risk factors is helpful. You can get infection at the injection site, deep vein thrombosis, embolism, septicemia and more. You can have an allergic reaction to the contrast, from mild to very severe and death, or have kidney damage. ...Read more

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What kind of pain occurs with tendonitis?

What kind of pain occurs with tendonitis?

Sharp pain, aching: Tendonitis pain is usually sharp and gets worse when you use the muscles attached to the inflamed tendons. For example, in tennis elbow, the worst thing you can do is lift something heavy in a palm-down position (like lifting a suitcase with one hand off the ground away from your body). ...Read more

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Does a meniscal displacement cause pain along the joint line? What are some of the symptoms of having a displacement?

Does  a meniscal displacement cause pain along the joint line? What are some of the symptoms of having a displacement?

Yes: A displaced meniscus usually is associated with pain on the affected side. Pain typcally comes with a certain twisting of the knee particularly as you come up from a squatting position. It is also associated with the sensation that the knee "locks" meaning you can not straight the knee out all the way.You can experience various degrees of swelling of the knee joint as well. ...Read more

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Could you walk around with abdominal trauma and internal organ injury without knowing? The question is whether all the involved parts can sense pain.

Could you walk around with abdominal trauma and internal organ injury without knowing?  The question is whether all the involved parts can sense pain.

Trauma: Delayed diagnosis and missed injury with trauma is what drives the current care. Trauma systems perform primary then secondary then close monitoring and follow up to specifically catch missed and delayed presentations of injuries. Your internal organs do NOT have the same nerve sensation as your skin. Organs have pressure sensors and more rudimentary pain fibers. Be well. ...Read more

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I have chronic clicking and clunking of the knee joint. What coul be the problem? What is the difference of a displacement of the root or meniscus?

I have chronic clicking and clunking of the knee joint. What coul be the problem?  What is the difference of a displacement of the root or meniscus?

Could be arthritis: The clicking and clunking can be arthritis or a cartilage tear. The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that acts like a shock on a car. It goes in between the two bones. But like shocks on a car, it can wear out and tear. The second part of your question is the same thing. They are describing the part of the meniscus -- i.e. The root of the meniscus -- which is where it attaches to. ...Read more

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What would be causing bone bruise to continue to cause mild pain swelling numbness in other parts of the leg a year after injury?

What would be causing  bone bruise to continue to cause mild pain swelling numbness in other parts of the leg a year after injury?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What would be causing bone bruise to continue to cause mild pain swelling numbness in other parts of the leg a year after injury?

What would be causing  bone bruise to continue to cause mild pain swelling numbness in other parts of the leg a year after injury?

You need an X-ray: to be sure there's not something going on in the bone other than a bruise. This could be serious. Good luck ...Read more

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What type of movements can cause an inguinal hernia?

What type of movements can cause an inguinal hernia?

Nonspecific : While there are no specific activities that cause a hernia, coughing seems to be more common than others. Most hernia patients do not note any causative event. Hernias are most likely a result of genetics for most people. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How can be for mild secliosis cause rotater cuff strain and anterior shoulder pain ? And what is the best treatment here?

Varies: Mild scoliosis itself does not typically cause rotator cuff or anterior shoulder pain. Certainly a patient with scoliosis can have these problems with their shoulder, but they are usually not related. If a patient has persistent rotator cuff problems that do not respond to simple things such as rest or antiinflammatory medications, then physical therapy is often the next step and can often help. ...Read more

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Can other tendinopathies besides the Achilles seen on an Achilles MRI or does it require a different view (zoom, angle) of the extremity?

Can other tendinopathies besides the Achilles seen on an Achilles MRI or does it require a different view (zoom, angle) of the extremity?

Yes: An MRI will give soft tissue details on all of the structures it is imaging. For instance, an ankle MRI will show achilles tendinopathy as well as any pathology in the various tendons around the ankle such as the posterior tibialis, peroneus longus and brevis, flexor hallucis longus, and flexor digitorum longus. It will also be able to detail the condition of the various bones and joints imaged. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a pinching type pain in my knee? (there hasn't been any type of injury.)

What could be the cause of a pinching type pain in my knee? (there hasn't been any type of injury.)

Kneecap tracking.: At your age, it could be related to the tracking of the kneecap, although it is hard to be more accurate without an exam. See a non-surgical sports medicine specialist who can be more specific. ...Read more

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What could be causing sever pain and popping of the tricep muscel caused from impact with the ground symptoms are 4 days old?

Muscle pain: With a trauma and the force of a fall/impact to an area, you could certainly have suffered some injury, be it a muscle contusion, tear, strain, sprain, etc. If persists and it still hurts then get an eval with possible testing. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause pain from an injury in one leg radiate to the other?

What can cause pain from an injury in one leg radiate to the other?

See below: If you have pain in one leg from an injury and that pain radiates to the other leg, the source of the pain has to be from the spine such as a disc herniation, spine fracture with inflammation or other issue with the spinal column. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Hi Could you please tell me what is the possible diagnosis of child with limp ,knee pain,elevated rotation of the hip with reduced flexion&extension?

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Could you please tell me what is the possible diagnosis of child with limp ,knee pain,elevated rotation of the hip with reduced flexion&extension?

Difficult to say for: sure without an exam. It could be toxic synovitis which is caused by a virus, but also could be a bacterial infection or other serious issue. So, please see your doctor/have the child seen by a doctor, either the primary care doctor, or an orthopedist or the emergency room. ...Read more

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What type of injury would cause pain with external rotation?

Ligaments & capsule: Pain with external rotation of a joint can be casued by a sprain of the normal structures that control or limit the specific external rotational movement. In the shoulder the static stabilizers that most limit exteranl rotation are the capsule and anteroinferior and middle glenohumeral ligaments. Injured joint surface (cartilage) can also cause pain as the injured portion rotates across the joint. ...Read more

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I have recently endured a wrist injury, I need advice. Work or not? Typing causes more pain

I have recently endured a wrist injury, I need advice. Work or not? Typing causes more pain

Type with a splint: Wrist injuries can be a real problem. They should be evaluated by a hand surgeon to rule out a ligament tear. ...Read more

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How can I relieve thumb pain caused by typing and texting?

How can I relieve thumb pain caused by typing and texting?

See below: You might have to cut back on the amount of texting and typing that you do. It is possible that your body cannot tolerate your current level of activity. You may need some hand therapy with an occupational therapist. Sometimes a splint may be needed as well. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden difficulty writing and typing?

What would cause sudden difficulty writing and typing?

Acute neuro problem: Sudden loss of ability to perform fine finger/hand coordination activity could be due to a small stroke, at an age. Have it checked out..Now. ...Read more

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How wouldes typing and texting cause carpal tunnel syndrome?

How wouldes typing and texting cause carpal tunnel syndrome?

Repetition: Repetitive flexion and extension of the wrist might produce a localized inflammation termed a synovitis, which can narrow the carpal tunnel beneath the transverse carpal ligament. ...Read more

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What causes one hand to become paler than the other while typing?

What causes one hand to become paler than the other while typing?

Carpal tunnel: Likely carpal tunnel syndrome. The nerve (usually median) gets compressed causing pin/needles sensation. The artery also runs through the same canal so it may get compressed cutting off a little blood supply resulting in slight pallor compared to the other hand. Take frequent breaks and stretch your hands and wrists. ...Read more

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What can cause cramps in my fingers while typing?

What can cause cramps in my fingers while typing?

See below: Carpal tunnel syndrome which is a compression of the median nerve in the wrist could cause these symptoms. Sometimes overuse of the tendons and muscles of the forearm and hand can cause these symptoms. Occasionally a neurological condition called writers cramp dystonia may also cause these symptoms as well. See a physiatrist or neurologist. ...Read more

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I was wondering what could be the cause of a thobbing pain in my right arm close to my wrist. I work as a bank teller and am constantly typing?

I was wondering what could be the cause of a thobbing pain in my right arm close to my wrist. I work as a bank teller and am constantly typing?

Tendonitis or CTS: Your pain is likely either a tendonitis or carpal tunnel syndrome. A good exam by your physician should be able to narrow in on the cause. In the meantime, stretching, rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medication can all be beneficial. ...Read more

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Can constantly typing on the keyboard cause a backache?

Can constantly typing on the keyboard cause a backache?

Definitely, yes: Repetative work in less than natural positions can cause a variety of musculoskeletal aches and pains. Try to avoid prolonged use (eg. Don't spend your after-work hours playing computer games). Find a chair that is comfortable - with arm supports, too. Arrange keyboard height for best comfort. Get up and move around periodically. Get plenty of exercise when not at keyboard. ...Read more

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I was typing on my ipad when suddenly i felt that my left thumb was slowing down drastically. I also have ulnar nerve compression. What could cause i.

I was typing on my ipad when suddenly i felt that my left thumb was slowing down drastically. I also have ulnar nerve compression. What could cause i.

Steve Jobs syndrome: Ulnar nerve entrapment or compression tends to initially have more sensory symptoms as opposed to motor symptoms. The ulnar nerve supplies or innervates many of the hand muscles including some of the muscles involved in control of the thumb (e.g. Adductor pollicis muscle). This may have caused the symptoms described. ...Read more

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My arms and legs are so sore. I can barely move and typing is very uncomfortable. I'm at work and I feel like collapsing. What could cause me feel thi?

My arms and legs are so sore. I can barely move and typing is very uncomfortable. I'm at work and I feel like collapsing. What could cause me feel thi?

Explanation : There are so many different causes for this condition, that it's impossible to tell you what exactly going on with you. We need to know as minimum how old are you, what is your medical history, what recent medical problem did you have, and many others questions need to be answered. With these descriptions of your symptoms you need Help ASAP. ...Read more

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Intense finger pain caused by typing. Onset is immediate and symptoms have persisted for a year+. Rest has not helped. Cannot type. What could it be?

Intense finger pain caused by typing. Onset is immediate and symptoms have persisted for a year+. Rest has not helped. Cannot type. What could it be?

An isolated finger -: Pain could be due to fracture from an injury to it, or could be a cyst (weakness) of the bone which could fracture without any specific injury to it. Consult your orthopod or a hand surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Sister has large pain in her wrist that she believes is caused from bad posture while typing. She's iced and wrapped it but still pain. What do?

Sister has large pain in her wrist that she believes is caused from bad posture while typing. She's iced and wrapped it but still pain. What do?

Use a splint: Using a carpal tunnel splint/brace (available without prescription at pharmacies) will immobilize the wrist and help her maintain appropriate wrist position (neutral) while typing. If pain does not resolve or she starts developing hand weakness she should seek physician evaluation. Evaluation of her workstation is important as positioning while typing is common reason for this type of problem. ...Read more

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My left hand, mainly pinky and ring finger, feels weird, like stiff and weak but no actual loss of strength, grip, movement. Caused by lots of typing?

My left hand, mainly pinky and ring finger, feels weird, like stiff and weak but no actual loss of strength, grip, movement. Caused by lots of typing?

Ulnar Nerve: The ulnar nerve is responsible for sensation in your your fifth digit and half of your fourth digit. A visit to your Orthopaedic Surgeon- a hand specialist preferably, will provide you with the chance to have a physical examination and diagnosis of your problem. There are several sites of compression of the ulnar nerve. It may be that you need to change the ergonomics of your work station. ...Read more

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Right index finger twitches when moving it close to middle finger or when typing .. Cause? Htn pcos lisinopril hctz 10-12.5mg and provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg

Right index finger twitches  when moving it close to middle finger or when typing .. Cause? Htn pcos lisinopril hctz 10-12.5mg and provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg

Dystopia: In the absence of other symptoms such as numbness one would have to consider the diagnosis of idiopathic dystonia. Of course there are other known causes of dystonia ranging from hormonal causes to vitamin deficiency. I recommend informing your family doctor who may want to get a neurologist involved. ...Read more

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