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What type of problem could occur from an accidental fall on my knees?

What type of problem could occur from an accidental fall on my knees?

Many possib.: From small fractures ( of condyles) to meniscal tears or ligament tears ( anterior cruciate or other) are possible. In doubt get examined by an orthopode. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Falls Or Injury (Definition)

Many people with medical problems are at risk for falling or tripping. This can leave you with broken bones or more serious injuries. You can do many things to make your home safer for you. Below are some questions you may want to ask your doctor or nurse to help keep your home safe for you. ...Read more


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I had an accidental fall at the s.E.C.C while at a concert and broke my hip. Does it need to be pinned?

I had an accidental fall at the s.E.C.C while at a concert and broke my hip. Does it need to be pinned?

Fracture hip need to: Be fixed.Some fracture around the hip like avulsion fracture may be dose not need fixation.Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Can an accidental fall irritate a degenerative desiccation of the lumbar discs?

Can an accidental fall irritate a degenerative desiccation of the lumbar discs?

Yes.: Any sort of trauma, including falls, excessive strain, or being hit, could potentially irritate lumbar degenerative discs. ...Read more

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I'm 68 had accidental fall in july. Titanium screws used in hip and femur. What problems can I expect?

I'm 68 had accidental fall in july. Titanium screws used in hip and femur. What problems can I expect?

Titanium: If you do not have an allergy to titanium then you really should not have a problem with the hardware as long as it was placed properly and your fracture has healed in good alignment. ...Read more

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I sliced off the fleshy tip of my middle finger in an accidental fall in my home. Is my fingerprint gone?

I sliced off the fleshy tip of my middle finger in an accidental fall in my home. Is my fingerprint gone?

Yes: If you removed the entire pad of your fingertip, then yes, your fingerprint is gone. The wound will heal over with new tissue(scar tissue) that lacks the classic whorl pattern of a fingerprint. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for accidental falls?

What are the risk factors for accidental falls?

Many: There are actually many factors but some of the major ones include the environment (lighting, eveness of the walking surface, and slipperiness of the surface), the balance of the individual (which can be affected by someones inner ear state or mental state), and the weakness of the individual ( weaker muscles may not pick up the leg or foot enough to avoid tripping on an object. ...Read more

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If a skin mole is accidentaly scraped (in a fall etc..) off or accidentaly shaved off is this a cause for worry?

If a skin mole is accidentaly scraped (in a fall etc..) off or accidentaly shaved off is this a cause for worry?

Mole: Once it heals see a dermatologist to evaluate remaining mole. If it appears abnormal a biopsy is needed. Often times the mole that was irritated heals fine. ...Read more

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Anything a dermatologist can so to strengthen my eyebrow hairs ? They fall out do easily when I wash my face or when I accidentally rub them etc

Anything a dermatologist can so to strengthen my eyebrow hairs ? They fall out do easily when I wash my face or when I accidentally rub them etc

Not sure: I don't know of any specificc treatment to strengthen these hairs. However hair falling out with such a light touch is abnormal It is possible you are developing alopecia ( hair loss) but I would see an endocrinologist to make sure you do not have any endocrine cause such as thyroid disease. ...Read more

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Accidently more weight put on my ACL reconstructed knee..Lost balance..Din fall bt felt terrible..No pain..Took painkiller prior to dat.Nothing wrong?

Accidently more weight put on my ACL reconstructed knee..Lost balance..Din fall bt felt terrible..No pain..Took painkiller prior to dat.Nothing wrong?

Probably Okay: I allow my acl reconstructions to bear full weight afterwards (except if a meniscal repair or other ligaments were repaired) so it is unlikely that you sustained an injury by putting too much weight on your leg. If the leg swelled up or is causing pain, that would be a bad sign. If you have that , you should see your surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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What should I do if i accidently tripped and fall on my face hurting my front teeth and gums and right knee trying to break the fall?

What should I do if i accidently tripped and fall on my face hurting my front teeth and gums and right knee trying to break the fall?

See doctor: You should see a medical doctor regarding your knee. As for your teeth see a dentist asap. They will take an x-ray to assess the severity of the injuries to your mouth. It is best not to wait to long as complications can arise. ...Read more

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How do we fall ill?

Complex Question: Ibex - this is a complex question without a 400 word answer. There are numerous things that cause us to be "ill." some are infectious, others internal. ...Read more

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How my bf fall in love?

Love sick?: Your question is more for a Lovelorn Advice column - I can briefly suggest being as healthy and happy as you can really be is always an attractive thing to potential close friends who might become more if there's also other sparks between you. Falling is only the first step too. You'll want to be kind to each other to stay happy. ...Read more

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How to control night fall?

How to control night fall?

Nocturnal emissions: "night fall" is a term used by people who want to frighten you about something perfectly natural, masculine and healthy -- your nocturnal emissions. If you don't ejaculate often enough with a partner or while entertaining yourself, this is going to happen. Anyone who tells you to "control" these is somebody you shouldn't ask for advice, be it "medical" or "spiritual." forgive my frankness. I care. ...Read more

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I have night fall problem ?

I have night fall problem ?

Please rephrase ?: Please rephrase your? What do you mean by night fall? ...Read more