Doctor Q&A for Dr. Joe Lee

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
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Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Right wrist pain: You can consider resting it for a couple of days, icing it for 10-15 minutes a couple of times a day for 1-2 days and taking an anti-inflammatory medi ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
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Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Left arm pain: There needs to be more specific information. Was there an injury? Where does it hurt on the left arm? Were you doing something? Did you just wake up i ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cancer & low K: Low potassium can occur often in cancer patients. This can be due to the cancer, the cancer treatment, inadequate potassium intake, losses through the ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Large tumor: The chances depend on what type of tumor it is. The pathology report will help determine if it is an aggressive type of tumor or a benign tumor. That ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ankle sprain 2 weeks: The ankle needs to be evaluated; x-rays are needed to check for any fractures. If there is still swelling, try to keep the ankle elevated and apply ic ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sprained ankle 3 mo.: It's not clear that you have had any treatment for the sprain. The ankle ligament or ligaments were injured. You probably need to strengthen the muscl ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Elbow to pinky pain: You may have a problem with a different nerve that does not involve the carpal tunnel. The carpal tunnel is in the wrist area. You have to be seen and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Transforaminal inj.: The needle is placed into the foramen for epidural steroid injection (ESI) for both, and steroids are injected. If a block, SNRB is performed, then an ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Fall and coccyx pain: It could be a fracture or a bad bruise. X-rays will help determine if there is a fracture. The pain usually dissipates with time, usually a few weeks, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Coma: Usually a person going into a coma loses alertness; the person passes out and is not responsive.To definitively determine if someone is in a coma, fur ... Read More
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