Doctor Q&A for Dr. Kyle Stier

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Stier
21 years experience
Trauma?: Did you have an injury? Tailbone pain and back pain in general can be caused by many factors some of which are obvious and others not so much. If sy... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Stier
21 years experience
Needs more time: Generally I recommend at least 6 weeks of rest and if you have a more serious injury (stress fracture) then crutches for the first 4 weeks, weaning of... Read More
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Dr. Kyle Stier
21 years experience
Treat or test: If you have joint pain with normal x-rays the next step would be to treat the symptoms with anti-inflammatories, rest, ice and time; consider physical... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Stier
21 years experience
No: This is concerning for a peptic (stomach) or duodenal (small intestine) ulceration or cholecystitis (inflammation of the gall bladder). Eating decrea... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Stier
21 years experience
Fasciculation: It's likely a fasciculation...similar to cramp or spasm but instantaneous. Usually they are related to recent overuse, some medications or drug use (... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Stier
21 years experience
Generally no: Exercising the muscles that open and close your fist while you are having tennis elbow pain can make your condition worse. NSAIDs, ice, rest, stretch... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kyle Stier
21 years experience
It can be: Covid-19 patients have displayed many symptoms similar to a severe flu...fevers and chills/tremors,. muscle aches, extreme fatigue, cough, headache, s... Read More
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Dr. Kyle Stier
21 years experience
Stay inside: Regardless of underlying conditions and age you cannot become sick if you arenever expeosed. Stay inside, limit contact with the outside world to get... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Stier
21 years experience
Not very: With 'sciatica' there is pressure on a nerve with symptoms felt in the distribution of that nerve somewhere in the leg. Numbness, tingling and pain a... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Stier
21 years experience
Disc v muscluar: Acute onset lower back pain is statistically much more likely to be a muscle strain than a disc herniation. With pain in the back and thighs it is pr... Read More
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