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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