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injury to lateral ligamentous structures

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirt Kimball
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Nothing: The problem is not with the joint. The problem is with the violence of the contact. Too a large degree human joints ate designed for quick response to ... Read More
Dr. John Callahan
24 years experience Podiatry
Type: The type of joint whether it be a ball and socket or hinge joint. Hinge joints are generally less stable eg a knee vs a hip which is a ball and socket ... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Surgery maybe: The meniscus tear is the real issue. It can be treated with a surgical repair if torn severely. Now if partial tear you may have to work with physical ... Read More
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Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
You did not mention: where your torn meniscus is, shoulder or knee? parameniscal cysts suggest the knee. I would trust that your orthopedic physician has recommendations ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
No : Secretions from the skin are usually skin deep not from deeper structures.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Symptoms & exam : MRI images are extremely detailed & may give more information than needed & show changes that are not significant (for example, people with NO ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It sounds: like a small partial tear or sprain of the anterior cruciate ligament, but difficult to evaluate without seeing the images. Talk to your doctor about ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
?Early boil?: Since it is causing you pain, you should have it looked at. It might be an early boil/abscess that has yet to fully surface, or might need incision & ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
About 135 pounds: Congratulations on taking on a project that will teach you a lot about energy balance for life. Your goal weight should be about 135 pounds..this is c ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Braunstein
37 years experience General Surgery
Healthy diet: Check with a primary care, perhaps arthritis or heavy drinking of alcohol, but there are many possible causes.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Nutrition: Good nutrition and exercise.

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