Dr. Harlan Stratton
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My ankles are swollen and my feet are sensitive to the touch. What can I do and what is a possible cause of it? In brief: ReferralTACTILE TOUCH
First have a comprehensive medical evaluation with laboratory studies and X-rays of both ankles and feet is needed.
What could cause my left shoulder pain? Where arm and shoulder meet, a little on each side of joint. Started 4 weeks ago, getting worse. Worse at night. Makes sleeping hard. Had an injection in that area 4 weeks ago, a nerve block for thumb surgery? In brief: UnknownSee 1 more answer
You will need to visit your local orthopaedic surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation, to include X-rays of the neck and both shoulders.
There is inadequate information in your statement to make a reasonable diagnosis.HAD NERVE NERVE BLOCK SHOULDER PAIN SLEEP SURGERY
I was standing on a chair and fell, hitting my shin on a metal bar. Two weeks later it is still swollen with a numb spot, and now my whole shin is itchy. Is this something I should get checked out? In brief: Not at this timeTOTAL
You sustained a bad bruise, but the chance of a fracture is very low.
Constant pain 3 hours left shoulder down and around to upper abdomen on left side the pain hit all at once worse with walking & sitting up? In brief: Orthopaedic Referral
There is inadequate information for a presumptive diagnosis.
This person needs a comprehensive orthopaedic evaluation.
Sprained index finger week ago. Pain in base of finger and hand. X-ray normal pain not getting better. What to do? In brief: Orthopaedic ReferralSee 3 more answers
Continued pain in a joint may indicate ligamentous injury and instability.
This may require special finger bracing to allow the ligament to heal correctly yet avoid any loss of motion in the joint.SPRAIN
Sprained index finger week ago. Pain in base of finger and hand. X-ray normal pain not getting better. What to do? In brief: Strain
Any strain or sprain can cause pain to continue I would trying an anti-inflammatory such as ibuprofen or AleveSPRAIN
Grade2 Spondylolisthesis of L5/S1& spina bifida occulta. Low back pain on right. Sharp moving pain along inguinal ligament? GP palpation normal In brief: Need surg consultBACK PAIN GENERAL PRACTITIONERS LOW BACK PAIN PAIN IN THE BACK SPINA BIFIDA SPINA BIFIDA OCCULTA SPONDYLOLISTHESISSee 1 more answer
A Grade 2 Spondylolisthesis definitely needs to be evaluated and treated by an orthopaedic or neurosurgeon who specializes in spinal surgery.
Last March fell on my knee cap cause inflammation& fuild gave me a shot in the knee haven't had no problems.went roller skating yesterday now it hurts? In brief: Probable knee injuryINFLAMMATION ROLLER SKATING SKATING
If the knee symptoms continue, you should obtain an orthodaedic consultation.
Left groin(?) pain, feels like pinching only harder. happens when i walk, lay, or put shoes on. pregnant 20 weeks, isn't baby not that big yet? In brief: Pregnancy RelatedSee 1 more answer
This is most likely due to your pregnancy, However, if these symptoms persist after your delivery, you should consider an orthopedic evaluation.
Consult your OB physician prior to taking any medication you may want to take for the symptoms.PREGNANCY PREGNANT FEMALE HEALTH PREGNANCY
My right knee keeps swelling and it grinds when I bend it and very painful what could be going on? In brief: Arthritis, advanced
These symptoms are most consistent with moderately advanced arthritis.