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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
41 years experience Podiatry
Annular lac/numb leg: Maybe. Discs can be injured with age, trauma, strenuous exercise, etc. The annulus can tear or rupture anywhere around the disc. If it tears and no d ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You might: Have occult fracture, not seen on original x-rays. Get to your doctor or orthopedic surgeon for full evaluation. It is unusual for a sprain to take ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Years: The arthritic process is a gradual loss of the smooth surface on the end of the bone. Degenerative arthritis takes years to develop whereas post traum ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
45 minutes : The average time is about 30-40 minutes. But any motion will degrade the images and may make them unreadable
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: On the cyst and if it needs to be taken out.
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A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
After : After exposure to the herpes virus, it can show up in a matter of days or even show up years later. After you are exposed to the virus it lies dormant ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Scrape: Average scrape takes about a week to heal.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
2 questions: Not very likely that ribs puncture lungs when they are broken in typical situation (non-trauma). When or if they do, the person just doesn't die, air ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. Treatment may vary depending on the cause of the problem.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Depends: The echo is done over a 20 to 30 min study. The tests are usually batched and a designated reader interprets the study. Then in most places the study ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend o the age: Children heal faster than adult. Children need about 6-8 weeks adult need about 8-12 weeks.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: Usually outpatient blood testing takes 5-10 days, depending on if the lab has to send the test away to be run. If you might be very recently infected, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Varies 1 - 3 days: Provided antibiotics are effective against type of bacteria causing the uti. Hence, urologists always get a urine culture specimen before putting pati ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Don't understand. ..: The question. Do u mean how long 2 do the procedure of replacement of the under surface of the patella in a tkr or do u mean repair a failed patellar ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
It depends.....: If you got the MRI through the emergency room you should get the results back that day. Otherwise, if the MRI is "routine" done as an outpatient it ca ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on what: Is bruised. If your vertebral bone is actually bruised, it might take up to 3 months. But if it just muscle, much less. Speak with your doctor, or ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Most biopsy results are completed in 2-3 days. Depending on the type of tissue and complexity of the lesion, some times it may take 2-3 weeks to compl ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
45 years experience Dentistry
7-10 days: Normal healing is 7-10 days for infectious blood blisters; 4-7 days for traumatic injuries and see your doctor if it does not heal within 3-4 weeks.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well ...: Unfortunately, there isn't a hard and fast rule of thumb on this ... Quite a few chemicals cannot actually penetrate the skin at all, while others can ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
20-30 minutes: It dose not take more than that.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayyara Dawood
29 years experience Pediatrics
Need more info.: Sore thumb could be from a sprain/ fracture/ bruise / overuse etc. So if severe see your doctor and they could find the cause for you.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Adams
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About 2 months: This will depend on how severe the break was and where along the bone it occurred. That being said, it usually takes around 8 weeks for the femur to ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Up to 6 weeks: In general, the symptoms of concussion may take up to 6-8 weeks to go away. Intermittent headaches may occur as may other symptoms like dizziness, nau ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
8-12 weeks: An fracture of the C2 vertebrae, depending on the area involved, typically takes 8-12 weeks to heal and will need to be followed closely to make sure ... Read More

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