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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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Information on healing abdominal injuries?

Information on healing abdominal injuries?

?: What kind of injury? Without more specifics, it is impossible to offer any more information. ...Read more

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Information site on a flail chest?

Information site on a flail chest?

Check out trauma.org: http://www.trauma.org/archive/thoracic/chestflail.html.

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Elbow injury questions. Who can read my MRI report)?

Elbow injury questions. Who can read my MRI report)?

Orthopaedic Surgeon: See an orthopaedic surgeon who treats elbow injuries, and the orthopaedic surgeon will want to see the MRI images and the report. ...Read more

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Post concussion syndrome possible brain stem contussion + whiplash injury. Details in my symptoms section. Looking for additional treatment options.

Post concussion syndrome possible brain stem contussion + whiplash injury. Details in my symptoms section. Looking for additional treatment options.

Give it time: Since you didn't give an etiology (ie car accident or fall, etc) it's difficult to say. If this is a simple grade 1 concussion, then give it time. It may take a few months for your head to clear. No specific therapy is indicated. No chiropractic for a while though. ...Read more

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My diagnoses have been: concussion (with brief loss of consciousness), post concussion syndrome, swelled dura mater. When will my injuries level off?

Up to 2 years : Traumatic brain injury (concussion falls into this category) are notoriously slow to heal taking months or even years to fully improve. In some cases the resultant symptoms can be permanent especially if the injuries happen repetitively (think football). ...Read more

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Age 19.mrcp shows pancreatic duct head body tail dilated,abrupt cut in head region,branches & tail narrowing,duct 6mm.DOC on this site said hve cancer?

Age 19.mrcp shows pancreatic duct head body tail dilated,abrupt cut in head region,branches & tail narrowing,duct 6mm.DOC on this site said hve cancer?

Possible: (MRCP) an exam uses magnetic resonance imaging to visualize the biliary and pancreatic ducts in a non-invasive manner. It is used to determine if gallstones are lodged in any of the ducts. If narrowing of the duct in the head is present one can suspect an intraductal lesion which has not yet converted to invasiveness and produced painless jaundice of pancreatic Ca. Duct brushings by ERCP needed. ...Read more

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I developed a sudden large bump on the temple, no injury, had an MRI/ CT scan of the brain. Neurologist/ENT baffled/ 4 teeth to be pulled, abscesses.

I developed a sudden large bump on the temple, no injury, had an MRI/ CT scan of the brain.  Neurologist/ENT baffled/ 4 teeth to be pulled, abscesses.

Unusual: Temporal region is an unusual place for tooth abscesses to manifest. I guess you'll find out if there is a relationship as soon as the abscessed/infected teeth are removed. ...Read more

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Could I have a brachial plexus stretch injury or damage without current compression, if lying down & sleeping provides relief? Neck/shoulder pain

Could I have a brachial plexus stretch injury or damage without current compression, if lying down & sleeping provides relief? Neck/shoulder pain

Brachial plexus: It requires proper neurological exam. An emg/ncv study helps determine the deficits. It may require an MRI to evaluate your cervical spine. ...Read more

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Can anyone read my MRI on lateral meniscus on this site?

Can anyone read my MRI on lateral meniscus on this site?

Mri reading: I don't believe this site is equipped to providing a specific reading for your MRI but i would write to the web administrator for full clarification. ...Read more

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Any head and neck surgeons here?

Any head and neck surgeons here?

Plenty: There are plenty of renowned head and neck surgeons on this panel , you have to ask right question to get the proper answer(s). ...Read more

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Describe the mechanism of injury (moi) for shin splints and list three symptoms? Explain how rice helps an acute injury? 2 questions and two answers

Describe the mechanism of injury (moi) for shin splints and list three symptoms?

Explain how rice helps an acute injury?

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Homework?: Shin splints are caused by inflammation of the periosteum of the tibia bone. Symptons include pain, swelling, slight warmth to touch in the region of the inner lower shin. Rest ice compression elevation helps acute injury by decreasing additional stress/injury (rest) and by decreasing inflammation in the injured area. ...Read more

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Lacerated spleen injury. Should surgeon or trauma doctor answer our questions?

Lacerated spleen injury. Should surgeon or trauma doctor answer our questions?

Yes: Your surgeon should answer your questions. Realize that they will have a very busy emergency schedule, so select one member of your family to ask the questions from your group & that selected person to relay the answers back to your group. Do not have multiple individuals from your group all call and each try to ask questions. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on the trauma disorders unit at sheppard Pratt?

Top Rated: This facility is top rated and one of the best in the nation. ...Read more

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Does anyone know of a web site to find information about preventing eye injuries?

Does anyone know of a web site to find information about preventing eye injuries?

Yes: You should go the website of the american academy of ophthalmology - www.Aao.Org. You shoud be able to find an entire section on prevention of eye injuries. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Head Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid ...Read more


Dr. William Singer
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Traumatic Brain Injury (Definition)

Damage to the brain after trauma, meaning direct hits to the head, or a shockwave to the ...Read more