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Can Cartilage Be Reshaped Through Manual Manipulation Or Pressure
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
A piece of cartilage below the top earflap of my earlobe gives off extreme pain when slight pressure is put on it. What could this be?
Pressure sore lesion: It is possibly a pressure sore lesion. See your dermatologist or ENT doctor and ask them if you have a chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis chronicus lesion?See 2 more doctor answers
I can pop my costal cartilage out by either using my hands to pop it out or by putting pressure on it. It doesn't hurt. Is there a name for this?
See a Dermatologist: Some people get keloid scarring from piercing. If the bumps are growing bigger, go see a dermatologist.
Can constant pressure on the cartilage of one's nose over a extended period of time alter its shape permanently?
Yes: Yes, but you will not resolve a large bump by pressure!See 2 more doctor answers
Can cartilage build up and create pressure on someone's heart after a full rib cage break that healed improperly? Is there a medical term for this?
Unlikely: But you can have a chest x-ray to be sure --.
Hurts to put pressure on right knee. Excruciating pain when being twisted, stepping down, leaning to that side. Tore cartilage years ago both knees. Help?
How careful do I need to be about washing my face after septoplasty? I understand too much pressure can move the cartilage around inside my nose. Will gently dabbing it dry after washing the rest of my face be a problem? .
Still suffering after 1 1/2 years from a torn first rib cartilage. Brachial plexus is irritated when I exert any pressure. Any suggestions?
Wow! How did you: Manage to get here? Do a search then reach out to the selected thoracic orthopedic surgeons to discuss options... It may heal over time...The worry is how it heals... Best luck! Please follow up with me...
Is there any implants or substances that are injected into a knee cartilage after a meniscus tear repair surgery? Mine feels weak under pressure..
No: No there is not. It does take time for complete healing so give it 3-6 weeks after surgery to achieve a complete recovery.
I have a feeling of a lump in my throat and it hurts to swallow like it's hard and feels like pressure by my vestibular fold and thryoid cartilage?
Can deviated septum or minor upper bridge fracture or cartilage chip cause sinus pressure headaches? Left sinus about 60% blocked since minor bruise.
If cartilage of one ear was cut all the way through with scissors, how long would it take to heal with butterfly sutures applied?
Ear laceration: Hello, as I read your question, I am wondering if the severed piece of the outer ear was realigned like a puzzle piece and kept in place with the butterfly sutures. If this is indeed the case, the likely recovery of your ear to look normal is not good. The blood supply to the ear is very complex and ear trauma requires an expert's repair. I suggest going to an er for further evaluation.
An MRI of my knee shows a fissure of the lateral facet, nearly perpendicular, extending through the full cartilage thickness with a small focus of und?
Question? HT Prime.: I assume you have a question regarding this finding on MRI, however none is stated. If you are having symptoms & want to know treatment options, I suggest you use HealthTap Prime so you can talk to a live doctor, upload the pictures & MRI report, & discuss how the symptoms developed. That way, your doctor'll have the best information with which to give you good advice. Hope you feel better soon.
Several days ago I burned the helix of my ear with a hair straightening iron, now I am experiencing shooting pains through the cartilage of my ear?
Depends on size: And depth of burn. If it has extended down to cartilage, it could be serious. Get to a surgeon or plastic surgeon right away.
I know that blood flows from a high pressure to lower pressure area, flowing through the path of least resistance?
Unclear question: Could you please restate your question?Get a more detailed answer ›
Very much: It can go from very high to very low or vice versa in seconds.
Blood pressure: Normally can range plus/minus 20mmhg on systolic and 10mmhg diastolic.
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