A 20-year-old male asked:
my right hip bone and knee hurts when i walk or run. they have been hurting for 2 months. no injuries, what should i do?
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Sports Medicine 27 years experience
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A 16-year-old member asked:
What type of rehab is best for a hip fracture in an elderly female?
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Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Physical therapy: Working with a physical therapist to increase range of motion, strength and improve gait is generally recommended. Patients usually start with a walker and progress to a cane or no assistance with time. Early weight bearing is encouraged in most cases.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
I recently had surgery on my left knee for a meniscus tear. They removed approximately 33% of the cartilage, will I be able to run still?
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Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: You should be able to run with minimal risk of accelerating any arthritic problems in your knee.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Do many people experience dry ears (crusty outer infection) and eczema like lesions on arms and legs from accutane?
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
No: Eczematous otitis externa is very common, particularly among people who experience some type of dermatitis in the scalp. Autoimmune skin diseases are also more commonly associated with eczematous otitis externa. Accutane is not known to be an associated cause.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
I have an enlarged lymph node near my jaw. I have earaches and I also feel pain in my legs, arms, feet, and hands. Could it be HIV or some other dise?
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Dr. Gaston Moran Celayesanswered
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Get tested: If you have high risk sexual behavior or use IV illicit drugs, get tested. Don't wait for symptoms because you might not have them until really late. Only one lymph node is not very dangerous but i would have a consultation with the physician to be on the safe side.
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My mother is suffering through rheumatoid arthritis and can not walk much and always feels the pain on both the knee joints .?
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Gastroenterology 46 years experience
Rheumatoid: She should be seen by a rheumatologist and placed on the appropriate medications pain medication and anti-inflammatory medication. Physical therapy may or may not be part of the treatment as well.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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