A 42-year-old member asked:
please tell me what injuries/problems can you get from frequently cracking your knuckles?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Rheumatology 52 years experience
None: Knuckle cracking does not cause joint damage. It just annoys others who have to listen to it.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What are the causes of testicular injury?
2 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Testes.: Direct trauma or torsion.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
How can a reperfusion injury be lethal?
4 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 32 years experience
Organ failure: Reperfusion injuries are rare, complex. Loss of blood flow comes with swelling and increased pressure in limb. The leg's fascial compartments can not expand. When blood flow is restored and compartments released, reperfusion occurs. The metabolic waste products previously trapped, now get out of the leg. These waste products can overwhelm the other organs, shutting them down.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
How can cold therapy heal injuries faster?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Chillin' out: Ice can help reduce inflammation and provide pain relief. You can apply for 20 minutes on, 20 minutes off.
6142 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 48-year-old member asked:
When talking abour disk injuries what does herniation mean?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Out of place: Literally a piece of disc material has left its normal position and moved through the outwr boundary of the disc.
5744 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
Punching bag injury! any advice, what to do?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Injury: elevate your hand or wrist, ice it down initially, rest it, use appropriate compression and get seen medically if you have any concerns that you might have a fracture.
2771 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 27, 2013
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