Answers in 'Trauma surgery'
Hello, I am a student at Valencia college and I am interested in becoming a trauma surgeon. For my assignment I am required interview a doctor.
17mo boy with 1::2in inner lower lip laceration,no active bleeding.wheb it heals,will the lip be deformed?
2 weeks ago I had SOB and was checked for a PE had a chest Ct scan it was fine. 4 days later I get nasal congestion:: chest pain:: back pain:: headache no fever no cough. I run out of breathe when I talk. Had head injury=No contrastCt clear.
60y woman. Increasing BP over a few years. ACEs caused cough, ARBs nor BBs did not help. Edema on CCB. Is having more fatigue, can't concentrate.....?
After a fall, having pain in chest, bruise on Left breast, xray neg diagnosed bruised ribs if deep breath pain, hear::Feel fluid in chest Why?
Bumped head hard against cabinet. Just slightly above temple. Is there a reason for concern. Aneurysm?
Biker crashed into my back-thigh 48 hrs ago. Minimal pain so far. Does it mean bones are ok = I won't develop new pain days::Weeks::Months later?
Biker crashed into back of my thigh yesterday. sometimes hurts a little when moving or sitting. no visible bruise. How long Restrict daily activities?
Can trauma to the neck, probably throat from blunt-force injury causes problems years later? Neck has always been sensitive around larynx.
Compression fracture plus car scratched me and when I stepped out on my foot it feels like it breaks I need a doctor who is willing to trea 9702764101?
Compression fracture of #1. Among other understandable pains, have "stitch" pain, above hip below rib, right side but towards back. ?
Can a head injury from a car accident that caused a concussion cause severe mastoiditis?
Can u be hospitalized on a bruised rib if the pain and syokmptoms get to bad?
Can a hit or trauma to tooth cause brain injury? I asked bcoz my dentist hit my tooth twice with his metal tool since he was seeing whether it pains?
Do people walk again properly just like before after getting a gunshot::Firearm wound to the leg?shot to eye leads to blindness,...is leg survivable?
Dropped a large cd player on to my big toe yesterday, pain getting worse, sore to walk on, on the big toe, what should I do?
Do I need stitches for ten cuts that are in the yellow fat, 3-6mm deep, 1::8 inch wide, barely bled at all, on shoulder, down to the subcutaneous?
Doing moist healing with an antibiotic and dressing g for a deep wound. my wound is now white and thick. when am i able to stop the dressing and meds?
Daily Severe headache after car accident anxiety attacks eyelid spams metallic taste sleep pralyis took seizure&migraine meds no help,Mri brain neg
Fell down stairs 3x yesterday. Left foot seemed to give out and legs feel weak, but no pain. Bottom of L foot been buzzing awhile. What could it be?
Fell 2weeks ago, dislocated rib on Lt. side, collarbone, shoulder blade& shoulder hurts& swollen the more I use it the more it hurts. what could it be
Fell on my stomach and hit my chin on ground, have slight pain in back of head, otherwise feel fine, could there be bad brain injury?
Hand laceration 3 wks ago. The glue&scab has fallen off but hurts to touch it::Flex hand. Stiff pinky & uses hand alot. A problem or needs more time?
Hi.. My head right side hit on the ground as a result of a fall... When i m sneezing or blowing nose , some blood is coming along with mucus.Pls Help.
How old must a infant be to wear a helmet for a skull fracture?
I have an Injury to my knee replacement.
Swelling, pain instability.
From car accident 2 days ago.
Any thoughts on avoiding another surgery?
Hi I was choked and punched on the face now I have a small moveable lump on my cheek. And a knot on my neck. What is it will it go away?
Hey good morning , I cut myself shaving just right under my nose and the cut kind of ripped my skin. How long do you think it'll take to heal?
How can we know my sons future? He has a brain injury brain sheer he is non responsive but opens his eyes and moves his leg it has been 3 months
Hi doctor is it possible to cause blockage and or trauma to bile duct just by pressing on your stomach I'm afraid I might have?
How common are subdural hemotomas? 25yrOld female, non drinker, non smoker, hit back of head on ceiling Monday, no blood no loss of consciousness.
I figured out I have a large simple cyst, 172 cubic cm, and torsion, but NP didn't say anything about torsion. Don't you need emergency surgery for it?
I am S::P closed head injury from a fall. We are currently testing to see if there I pituitary involvement. Fall was 8::15::2016. The past few nights I h?
I got slightly hit above right temple 5 days ago. The area is sore to touch & the only symptom I get is pain when chewing or yawning. Is this normal?
I got thrown around on a horse with a western saddle. The horn hit my pelvis, stomach and lower rib. Lots of brushing and pain. Should I be alarmed?
I was training my dog today, I was working on a sport called earthdog. My hands were dirty, I cut myself on a cage holding a rat inside. The cut sli?
I have a bruised rib right under my breast happen about 3-4 weeks ago, first week it hurt bad but then got better but now it hurts again heat or cold?
Is there any NSAID u can take with stomach prob? Compression fracture of spine & gp having trouble prescribing anything to help with pain .
I'm 56; was diagnosed with bicuspid valve in 2010, a few mths. after the tragic sudden death (car accident) of my middle son-thought I was just over f?
Ive fallen sometimes, and a couple of days ago i fell and hit my head, the front of it, had a bump, so why do i have a bump on the back too? curious
I had emergency surgery in Feb 2017 due to internal bleeding. I am still experiencing pain from this. How long does it take for this to heal?
I cut myself yesterday with a hand saw on my finger. I was cutting some copper. Put a bandaid on it because it wasn't a big cut. Today I took the band?
I had 3 TBI's within 1.5yrs from MVA's. Sometimes now when I close my eyes at night to sleep I see people's eyes like a collage of colors. ?
I suffered a head injury with concussion 11 days ago. Most symptoms are gone except dizziness if I move too fast. Is it safe to have sex ?
I have a blood clot in my buttocks. It was caused by an injury (fell over a sharp edge). It doesn't cause any pain though. How to recover from it?
I fell through my attic floor (9 foot fall) and badly bruised my thigh. Six months later I still have a large hematoma. What should I do?
I have a bad scrape on my knee. I fell and scraped it on asphalt, and I cleaned the wound. It hurt to move even after a day. Should I see a doctor?
Is it safe to fly after a concussion and WAD2 after 2.5 months? I still get dizziness, pressure at back of head and headaches.
I was kicked in my kidney on my left side . After a couple days from being kicked, I have more pain . Laying down is a challenge , what'?
I had a car accident 3months ago i had spinal cord surgery my recuperation it's good, the only thing is I can't move my left arm and the doctor just s?
I had a bad MVA approximately 4 years ago, no body scan was conducted only xray on major injury site. Now suffer regular blood with clots in stools. N?
I have a friend who got jumped 3years ago, an still has the bump on head is that safe he has not seen a doctor for it?
I have pain and tingling across the bridge of my nose. Like I've been punched in the face or have had glasses in for a long time.
I had a lip surgery because a car accident.
Still have a lump on my left size of my mouth
Surgery was in October
Is anything else that can I do it?
I was in a car accident years ago have a problem with eyelashes growing in weird, aggravates eye alot. What can I do about this?
I have a puncture wound from a dog bite. But I am allergic to tetanus shots. So would tetracycline antibiotics be an acceptable alternative to prevent?
I have osteoporosis how long does it take to recover from a spinal fracture of L3?
I am experiencing headache, nasal drainage, balance problems, dizziness, disorientation (worsened by: recent head injury::Trauma) , ringing in ears...
I took a fall yesterday and busted my lip open , the swelling is awfully big and Doesn't seem to be going down, what should I use?
I am experiencing broken bones (multiple fractures).
I got hit on top of my head by my attic ladder.. I thought i folded it up but it came back down as i stood up in my hall and hit hard.. i saw stars fo?
I was in a car accident and I got over 40 stitches inside and out of my head and I think that I see one of the dissolvable stitches sticking out of my?
I have a basal skull fracture how long before dizziness stop?
I ended getting a skull fracture and TBI a couple of years ago. Since then I get electrical shock like sensations in my neck and collar bone. Related?
I was shot in the upper left leg shattering my femur placing a rod in my bone how long before I can walk normal again?
I had a fall 6 days ago and have used ice to reduce it but I still have a good size lump it was my upper thigh what can I do?
My dog bit my hand pretty hard but not enough to puncture my skin. shortly after there was a stiff feeling ontop of my hand and a feeling like I scrap?
My Dr has not recommended physical therapy for a cervical neck fracture that occurred in September, 2016. Does this make sense?
My daughter fell and hit her neck :: throat on the corner of a table. It's left a red mark where the top of the neck starts I wondered what to do?
My dad died of bowel injury sepsis septic shock. doc hid all and said dad had heart attack natural causes, pathologist in on it... public inquiry and
My wife tripped in kitchen, her knee hit the tile hard the other day & she is having severe stomach pains & spasms. ER found nothing & gave Ativan...
My dads wound vac just started beeping after being on for 5 days w::Out noise. Should I be concerned? Is there a volume button to turn it down?
My husband had a head injury Feb 3 and has been bleeding from the ear since. He had a CT and the doctor said there is a spot to be concerned about. H?
Numbness in hands::Fingers and heels radiating to toes cause? pre-DM HTN PCOS Migraines Herniated Disc 21 yr old F 205lbs
On my side the fat on my skin ripped and created a little hole. Sometimes green slimy stuff comes out and it doesn't close. How can I close it?
Physical therapy what is needed had t12 compression fracture no osteporosis pain when walking?
Palm laceration a week ago under pinky finger. That finger is stiff and hurts sometimes when using my hand. Should I be concerned? Dermabond used.
This morning,accidentally hit back of head against the car roof(not too hard).Had on::Off achy feeling.Worsen when pressed.Like a bruise.Worrisome?
Took 10 pills of 50mg Spironalactone what symptoms should I look for? ER? ems??
Today I got intona car accident. I have horrible back and neck pain also stomach pain. Could I have whiplash?
The right side of my neck, near the esophagus, is sore. It is not a sore throat like the kind you get when you have a cold. Rather it feels almost like I was punched in the neck.It is uncomfortable to swallow or yawn. What could this be?
What is the definition or description of: Minor vaginal laceration?
What is the most appropriate test for Dysphagia poss due to Adrenal problem or thyroid problem or after effects of mild head injury after an epileptic?
What is the definition or description of: Heart contusion?
What is the definition or description of: Ruptured spleen?
What is the definition or description of: Pancreas trauma?
What is the definition or description of: Spleen injury?
What is the risk of playing football after a grade 3 spleen injury?
What is the definition or description of: Broken back?
What is the definition or description of: Bowel injury?
What is the definition or description of: Eyelid laceration?
What is the definition or description of: Cardiac tamponade?
What is the definition or description of: Barotrauma?
What is the definition or description of: Facial fracture?
When having brain injuries due to a car accident, when getting a cscan will the cscan show that i smoke marijuana?
What is the definition or description of: Mouth laceration?
Would a mild head injury cause brain bleeding? Saw my doctor and have a mild concussion, said no CT scan is needed. Could this still happen?
What is the definition or description of: Bladder rupture?
What are the symptoms of brain bleeding? Are headaches, ringing ears, red eye related? (I was in a car accident didn't hit my head,just back&forth)
What is the treatment for subacute superior endplate compression fracture of L1; already have a spinal fusion from T10-L2 with Wilson Plates in 1980?