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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Anatomically, no. : In that scenario, theoretically speaking, I’d think the edema would be only in the lower right leg and no place else. If the edema is in the entire bo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Low Odds of Benefit: Most trauma ; symptoms are soft tissue, not bone. Neither x-ray or MRI have any direct benefit, though are widely promoted based on theory that a few ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
See physician ASAP: See physician asap to assure not blood clot.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nirav Shah
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Diagnosis MRI?: Looks like a summary of an MRI Report. Grade 2 chondromalacia means you have some like age and activity related softening or wearing away of the arti ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Anything other than: Anything other than bone is considered to be soft tissue. Usually one sees soft tissue edema or water swelling in the lower extremities especially whe ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Swelling back head: Occipital (back of head) soft tissue edema just means 'swelling'. The possible causes are trauma (bump/bruise) or infection (cellulitis).
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Jefferson
24 years experience Podiatry
Why was test done?: Sounds like a bone scan or MRI was done. The findings are most likely a small fracture, infection, or arthritis. It would be helpful to know the sym ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be: tendonitis and you may benefit from some fluid drainage..consult with your orthopedist
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not soft tissue: There is joint swelling because of inflammation in the synovial membrane which lines the joint.
A female asked:
Dr. Juan Qiu
Dr. Juan Qiu answered
Specializes in Family Medicine
See an ortho: You should probably see an orthopedic doctor.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends, do you: Mean like you banged it and have some skin abrasions and bruising but with no interior derangement? If this is what you mean, then consider, rest, gen ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Most likely: If you have the disease, the joint effusion is most likely related to ra. It means synovitis. However, other causes of joint effusion such as trauma, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Have it appropriaely diagnosed and rehabed.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Should do well: If it is truly an isolated medial malleolus fracture that is not displaced it should do well with nonoperative treatment. Such a fracture is normally ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, it should if-: -U expect 2 have a functioning knee 4 the rest of Ur life. It can only separate more, & a simple reduction & fixation will do what U want it 2 ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Heal from what?: Joints iften do not heal depending on the causes of the trauma or inflammation. They heal but the same mechanisms that any tissue heals.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Healing: This type of ankle fracture is a progression of a severe twisting injury to the ankle. It appears that you have had an MRI and every ankle MRI will s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Good question: Fibrocollagenous tissue is the connective tissue throughout our bodies that help maintain shape and function. Adipose tissue is fat.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
2 months: 2 months initially but really up to 2 years.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: normal anatomy disruprion from the surgery
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Torn knee cartilages often don't require surgical treatment. Physical therapy, NSAIDS,etc may suffice. Your orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to ad ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan answered
33 years experience Sports Medicine
Likely: The tear and in particular extruded portion of the meniscus associated with a large effusion do suggest that this meniscal injury will likely require ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
REST: Apply ice try and rest, it will take a little time for the bruised bone to improve. Hematoma may have to be drained.
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