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Trauma Or Injury
Depends: It is preferable to keep in mind that moderation is a good policy. Exercise will make you more resilient but not invulnerable to injury. Overzealous strength training may itself cause injury. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
My beard is missing a patchs, it is almost hairless upward and one side is more hairy. Never exposed to trauma or injuries.
Is there any solution ?
Maybe alopecia areat: You could possibly have alopecia areata. This is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system reacts to and rejects hair follicles, causing them to fall out. There are treatments available, so you should see your doctor to establish a diagnosis, and be treated if possible. ...Read more
My 10 month old dtr appears to be unable to actively extend her 2nd digit at the DIP jt. I am able to passively extend it fully. There is no signs of trauma or injury. What could this be?
See pediatrician: Was there past trauma, bruising, swelling of the digit? An avulsion fracture with separation of the extensor digitorum from its insertion on the distal phalanx can happen from a blow to the tip of the finger such as from catching a ball. Please take your baby to the pediatrician for an evaluation and referral ASAP. I am assuming this is a new problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain between shoulder blades, increasing over few days. Now sharp pain when food passes area after swallowing. No recent trauma or injury. Help please?
Spasm?: Sounds like an esophageal motility disorder such as spasm or a nutcracker esophagus. May need a referral to a GI specialist and some special testing with a tube thrpugh the nose and in to the esophagus called manometry. Sounds worse than it is. Ask your primary if this is appropriate for you. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Recently been waking up with pain behind my knee. No trauma or injury that i know of. Goes away after walking. Ideas?
Dull pain in neck and upper spine area. Sometimes I get a sharp stabbing pain near spine that is centralized. suggestions. No trauma or injury.
Is neck pain associated with stroke? No trauma or injury. Pain has persisted for a few weeks. Mri of neck was normal.
Pain between shoulder blades. Worsening over few days. Excruciating pain when swallowed food/drink passes over area. No recent trauma or injury or stress to area.
Get Help: These are not normal symptoms and could be serious. "Excruciating" pain is never a reasonable or good sign. Establish with a health care professional as soon as possible and get checked out. This could be problems with your GI tract, lungs, muscles and bones or vascular disease. An examination and testing will provide the answer and treatment to relieve your symptoms. ...Read more
My son has a single black eye with no trauma or injury and a fever without any other symptom. Could these be related?
Woke up with swollen/inflamed big toe. Nail is very sensitive. No trauma, or injury. Seems infected. What could this be?
Probably ingrown....: There is a small piece of nail still embedded in the corner. You need to get that out. Soak to soften the area and try to get it free. If you can't get it out on your own, a podiatrist can. Sometimes this can be done without numbing the toe, but often, anesthesia is necessary. If it is a chronic condition, there is a very successful surgery that can be done to permanently correct the problem. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Not often but sometimes I wake up with random bruising and have no trauma or injury to the part of my body that has been bruised.. Blood test??
Have a concern re: two recent incidents involving nose bleeds. Was cleaning my left side when blood came gushing out rapidly... Rather than the usual slow drip. Have not had any head trauma or injury. I do have lots of stress taking care of my aging fa
Epistaxis. : Stress is unlikely to be the reason for this nose bleed; it may prolong the nose bleed if associated with long standing high blood pressure, but does not cause it on its own. Most common cause is nose picking. Many local and systemic conditions can cause nose bleed. If it persists, see your fp or ent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have had an itchy Breast over past 2-3 weeks. Noticed a bruise like discolouration on the same Breast. No recent trauma or injury. Possible causes?
I have knee, calf and foot pain with no trauma or injury to my leg. Onset was sudde My leg feels heavy as if I were wearing ankle weights.
Immediate Care....: You might be a great candidate for the formation of a clot in your leg. No injury is needed and the symptoms can vary. Whenever the calf is involved, your safest bet is to have it checked out asap. A failure to identify and treat this possibility could be disastrous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone hurts where peroneal tendon ascends up the leg (above ankle). No trauma or injury. X-ray normal. Palpation causes sensitivity and pain. Plz help?
Having hip pain that wakes me up at night. No trauma or injury preceding. No exterior tenderness. Pain feels "in" the joint. No trouble with movement.?
Hip pain: Expert consultation is indicated.Get a more detailed answer ›
2 days ago I noticed a small red rash on my right lower abdomen, today there is a large bruise under it. No pain ,no trauma or injury. Any ideas?
Pic please?: It is very difficult to comment without having a look at the rash. Can you please upload a pic. A rash on your abdomen could be due to dermatitis, infection, an insect bite or something more significant such as a blood disorder or pancreatitis or other causes. Very difficult to comment without a proper examination ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pubic bone pain. It feels bruised and is tender to touch. Not pregnant and no trauma or injury.I do have pelvic floor dysfunction and endo.Help?
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