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Dr. James Dickson

Orthopedic Surgery
PURCHASE, NY
51 years experience male

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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
No: Air cast ankle supports work just as well.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
This neds a work up.: What you have could be a primary shoulder problem, or a neck condition. It could even be a nerve problem related to nerves called the "brachial plexus... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
Probably your spine: The commonest cause of leg pain results from nerve injury in your low back. It sends pain through your buttock into your leg. You have to be checke... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
You may have bladder: Orthopedic problems rarely relate to urinary bladder problems. However, rarely, bladder tumors invade bone in the coccyx, or "tailbone." you need x-... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
Unusual: I'm not sure, in 30 years never had these symptoms. Maybe an allergy to the medication. Don't take it again until you find out.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
Yes: But it's not an orthopedic condition. May be an auto-immune response, your body reacting inappropriately to the virus. See your medical doctor and tel... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
No: Your testes take nutrients and manufacture testosterone themselves. No effect on anything else.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
You'r right: At 65, piriformis syndrome is uncommon. It could be other hip conditions that should be ruled out before surgery.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
It's rough on you: But if you stretch out well, and gradually extend and abduct your hips, you may be able to do it in 2 months. The usual training time is 12 weeks, how... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
Sure: Sometimes x-rays can be misinterpreted by er docs. No harm done if it is true; i'd be happy to review it.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
Change to brace: You're half way there; healing of a fibular fracture takes 6 weeks to become painless. In an air cast ankle support, you would be more mobile, and dep... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
Rib pain interventin: If your pain and disability is really related to rib arthrosis (joint failure), you may need surgery. Before that, try all families of anti inflammat... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dickson
51 years experience
It is normal: But i hope you're getting intensive physical therapy or the result wil not only be painful, but leave you with both weakness and restrictive range of ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dickson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dickson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you. I've came out in a rash on my wrist and knee. I'll go to the doctors tomorrow. :)
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Thanks for your quick reply! Trying manipulation now and allergic to ASA and derivatives. Thanks!
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Medical College, NY
Graduated 1971MD

Medical/Graduate school

N.Y. Medical College
Graduated 1971MD

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