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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Mild Rx: If not allergic, OK to use 2 Advil every 4-6hrs or Aleve, (naproxen) 1 - tab every 8hrs, until seen and evaluated.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatica: True sciatica is leg pain that shoots from back, down the leg past the knee. This mimics the path of the sciatic nerve, thus it's name. Mri of the spi ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: Consider strain, clot, sciatica, popliteal cyst, or vascular issues.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Speak with ortho: Then you need to speak with the orthopedist who performed the surgery to discuss what can be done to correct the issue.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Quad strengthening: In general, the most common causes of pain and giving way (especially after surgery or injury) is quad muscle inhibition. We may not be able to make t ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sensations vary: If there is swelling not related to infection, it can reduce blood supply to the area and blood keeps the temp up to normal - when it's less, the area ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You need to be seen: By an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Torn cartilage: Ther synovitis is probably because of a torn cartilage or a torn ligament in the knee. Prolotherapy resolves these issue faster than any other meth ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely: This does sound like your symptoms are related to the injury. Pain can radiate to the lower leg and swelling in the knee can often be felt in the back ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Locking isn't normal: Arthroscopic knee surgery is great to remove torn meniscus cartilage and loose pieces but it is not great to treat symptoms from arthritis. If you do ... Read More
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