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What does it mean if a doctor tightened my ACL and scraped out alot of ruff tissue in my knee during an arthroscopy and bone softening? side effects?
Post surgical pain: This sounds like a simple arthroscopy with debridement. The tightening of the ACL a little more involved and not as common. The usual side effects are common post surgical problems. Pain, swelling, possible decreased range of motion. These should pass and resolve thoroughly with proper care and physical therapy. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Avoid: An allergy to fabric softener results in a skin rash wherever your skin comes in contact with fabric that is "contaminated" by fabric softener. The only effective treatment is steroids - topical of mild, and oral if the rash is severe. However, it is far better to avoid the contact in the first place. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to avoid the rash other than to avoid all contact. ...Read more
?: No alternative that I am aware of. I also would use a dye-free & color-free laundry detergent as well. If he is sensitive to softener, he could react to detergents as well. ...Read more