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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Tendonitis: It appears that you have tendon pathology rather than significant hip arthritis. An orthopedic specialist could evaluate you, review the films and adv ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Probably work: Related repeated motion type of injury. You probably got advice to rest this area. Consult with your doctor for possible workers compensation benefi ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
May need repeat: steroid injection. Hopefully the injection can be done under ultrasound guidance to make sure the steroid goes into the tendon sheath and not elsewher ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: There is no connection that I can conceive of between a bulging lumbar disk and an Achilles tendon problem.
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Quinolone?: Are you on any antibiotic with Floxin at the end? If so, this would be the likely cause for your problem. If not, consult an orthopedist.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis
42 years experience Podiatry
Conservative therapy: It is my opinion that conservative therapy should always be considered prior to surgery because surgery can always be done at a later date. Having sai ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, an mri uses sound waves to detect abnormalities in tendons and ligaments, butt could certainly miss a partial tear or a problem within the tendon ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Thickening: is likely the result of degenerative changes. The high signal can be from a linear tear within the substance of the tendon (also the result of wear an ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Inflammation: When a tendon gets inflamed, you will often get an inflammatory tissue that forms around the tendon. Sometimes there is enough that it can push the t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Degenerative changes: Degenerative changes in the tendon might be a possibility but you need it to be confirmed through physical examination by a doctor
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