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A 43-year-old female asked:
i severely sprained an ankle . atfl is not visible on the mri, likely due to a sprain 25 yrs ago. cfl is also "significantly compromised". will it heal well on its own or is surgery necessary? i'm interested in the best long term results.
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Internal Medicine 59 years experience
I would have this: ankle evaluated by a Board Certified Orthopedist with Sub Specialty of FOOT/ANKLE treatment...sound like a surgical approach may well be indicated (CFL repair) Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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Can I bathe my baby when he has tender skin spots on his hands and feet, etc?
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Pediatrics 13 years experience
Yes: It is ok to bathe your baby, even with tender spots or a rash. However if your baby seems really uncomfortable you may want to make an appointment with your pediatrician. Remember babies do not need a bath every day- this could dry out their skin and make it prone to peeling or increased tenderness. Instead, bathe every 2-4 days.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
I've had pain and problems with my low back for many years. What can I expect from myspine surgery?
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Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends....: There are many types of back surgery for many different back conditions so answering specifically will be difficult; however, generally you can expect to be up and walking within 1-2 days after surgery. You'll also likely be limited in the amount of bending/twisting you are allowed to do, maybe even in a back brace. Pain/discomfort should be expected but diminishing. You may also have a catheter.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Why are the lymph nodes in the armpit removed when a person undergoes surgery for breast cancer?
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Radiation Oncology 20 years experience
Cancer hiding spot: The lymph nodes in the axilla/armpit is usually one of the favorite locations of breast cancer to go to.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
What are the risks in labor and delivery for a pregnant mother who had retinal detachment surgery during pregnancy?
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Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Very little: If the retinal detachment is completely healed by the time of delivery, there is generally very little risk to the eye of the mother.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
I have tingling feet my MRI shows L5 -s1 bulging disc with mid atrophy of some muscles around l5-4-3 . My doctor tingling feet. Are because of and this disc hasn't. Caused it. He gave me nortriptilin is my doctor right? I still have tingling feet and som
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Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Not usual for disk: With the muscular atrophy and neuritis, it might be best to undergo further testing.
There are many possible causes, including diabetes, autoimmune, endocrine, to mention a few.
At your age, a complete workup is indicated.
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