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Can I play soccer if I have mono?

Can I play soccer if I have mono?

Be careful: Besides fatigue, mononucleosis can cause an enlarged spleen and liver... Contact sports should be avoided to avoid rupture of the spleen/liver... Best to be checked before resuming sports. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Infectious Mononucleosis (Definition)

Mononucleosis is a viral disease caused by EB Epstein Barr virus. It can last 10-14 days even up to weeks and become chronic on occasion. A mono assay test can reveal if present and on an CBC can see nucleated or atypical lymphocytes. Sore throat, fatigue, fevers are the main symptoms. Treatment remains bedrest, fluids and Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs until no symptoms occur. Reg ...Read more


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Can I play soccer if I h e subchondral edematous?

Can I play soccer if I h e subchondral edematous?

Refer to answer: It depends.
If did have moderate trauma, need to wait 6-8 weeks because could be from a bony bruise.
If no trauma the is from micro capillary vasculitis from gmo food. Start taking organic and none gmo food will go away in three weeks. Then you can play. ...Read more

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What is subchondral edematous? Shoul id play soccer if I have it?

What is subchondral edematous? Shoul id play soccer if I have it?

More information: Sounds like you must have had an xray; underneath the cartilage there is some swelling which could be the results of trauma. Without more information about the area involved it's hard to say more. ...Read more

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Am I able to play soccer if I have plantar fasciitis?

Am I able to play soccer if I have plantar fasciitis?

Sure: I would recommend that you wear a night splint and I n the cleat to either wear an orthotic or have your foot taped i.E a low dye strap to support the plantar fascial ligament. ...Read more

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I have confirmed femoral acetabular impingement (fai) on my right hip (x-ray/mri). Is it reasonable to still play soccer if I can manage the pain?

I have confirmed femoral acetabular impingement (fai) on my right hip (x-ray/mri). Is it reasonable to still play soccer if I can manage the pain?

Impingement sport: It's is reasonable to continue playing. However there is some evidence that this condition may lead to early arthritis and deterioration of the joint. You should consult with your orthopaedics about correcting the condition then returning to sport following rehabilitation. ...Read more

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I have a torn acl, I have no pain, I can squat, jump, run and climb. I want to play soccer. If I strengthen my knee through gym can I avoid surgery?

I have a torn acl, I have no pain, I can squat, jump, run and climb. I want to play soccer. If I strengthen my knee through gym can I avoid surgery?

ACL tear: The acl is the main ligament that keeps your shin bone from sliding out from under your thigh bone. There are people who can function without one but not usually playing a sport like soccer. The greatest risk is that you will go on to tear your meniscus and other cartilage and cause greater damage to your knee. I do not advise my patients to play soccer without a reconstruction. ...Read more

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Can I play soccer with a torn mcl?

Can I play soccer with a torn mcl?

No: As previous physicians have stated it is unwise to play with a torn mcl. The mcl, medial collateral, ligament, is a stabilizer for the inner side of your knee. It also helps to protect the acl (anterior cruciate ligament) which if torn does require surgical repair. Healing of a completely torn mcl ligament may take from 6-12 weeks. Lesser injuries to the ligament may result in less play time loss. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight to play soccer?

How can I lose weight to play soccer?

Weight loss: Plan for a workout regimen comprised of cardiac and non-cardiac elements. Eat a healthy diet. If you have not had a physical in past one year, see your physician. ...Read more

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I play soccer. What should I do? My head keep hurting

I play soccer. What should I do? My head keep hurting

Needs to be checked: Ask your parents to take you to the Pediatrician or your family doctor and get you examined to find the cause of your headache and get appropriate treatment ...Read more

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What can happen if you play soccer when your back hurts?

What can happen if you play soccer when your back hurts?

Cause more injury: As a general rule, if you have injured your back, you may not be able to play well due to the pain, since it may affect your running and overall movements required to play soccer, and possible lead to other injury or aggravate the back pain. ...Read more

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Just had a septoplasty - will I ever get to play soccer again?

Just had a septoplasty - will I ever get to play soccer again?

Yes: Typically after a septoplasty, patients are advised to avoid strenuous activity for 10-14 days, after which normal activities can be resumed. ...Read more

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I play soccer at a semi pro level, what type of food should I eat?

I play soccer at a semi pro level, what type of food should I eat?

Paleo diet: The paleo approach to eating is better for most people. Your body will be healthier if you eat enough healthy fats and lots of non-starchy vegetables. The most important thing is to avoid processed foods and sugar and diet drinks. ...Read more

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Hey I play soccer and I get injured some times so what's more effective to use inongan or olfen? And thanks

Hey I play soccer and I get injured some times so what's more effective to use inongan or olfen? And thanks

Depends on…: What form you're using & how severe the injury. Olfen (diclofenac) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug for mild-moderate pain. Inongan (methyl salicylate) is usually a topical anti-inflmmatory. Prolonged use of diclofenac may irritate the stomach. Frequent use of salicylates can affect hearing. If using either only short-term, decide according to the amount of pain: diclofenac for more sever. ...Read more

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So I had a cut maybe 1/2 an inch deep, 4-ish long and about 2 long got stitches for 3 days, they come out in 6 when can I play soccer again?

So I had a cut maybe 1/2 an inch deep, 4-ish long and about 2 long got stitches for 3 days, they come out in 6 when can I play soccer again?

Got me in stitches.: Hard to answer without knowing just where the stitches were. Depending on location, skin reinforcement may be necessary to prevent re-injury. ...Read more

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How can I get super skinny really fast. I used to play soccer for thirteen years but stopped. I'm getting a little big but I've always been very small?

How can I get super skinny really fast. I used to play soccer for thirteen years but stopped. I'm getting a little big but I've always been very small?

Slow down: Be very careful about quick weight loss it usually leads to quick weight regain. You would do much better if you slowly lost your weight. Try to rejoin the gym and rediscover your good old days of soccer shape. ...Read more

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What if I taped my ankle while it was sprained could I play soccer then?

What if I taped my ankle while it was sprained could I play soccer then?

Ankle Reinjury: It is not wise to resume an explosive kicking pivoting sport like soccer with an ankle sprain and return to sport recommendations depend upon the severity of the sprain. In high grade sprains one or both lateral ligaments can be ruptured rendering the joint unstable. Continue ice and elevation and ankle support and protection using an ankle boot or at minimum a compression sleeve. ...Read more

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Should you play soccer with a cold?

Should you play soccer with a cold?

Soccer: If you aren't having high fever or coughing phlegm, which can make you contagious to other players, and able to stay well hydrated then playing soccer with a mild cold would be ok. If you feel lightheaded or easily fatigued you should stop playing. ...Read more

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I play soccer. How can I improve my stamina?

I play soccer. How can I improve my stamina?

Stamina: There a few things you can do: sleep, rest and eat well. Exercise regularly and avoid harmful habits such as smoking or drinking excessive alcohol ...Read more

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I use to train everyday early morning for 30 minutes and play soccer afternoon,,,,,, am I overdoing it?

I use to train everyday early morning for 30 minutes and play soccer afternoon,,,,,, am I overdoing it?

Listen: To your body. If you are feeling run down and your athletic performance is worsening then you might need to lightening up your exercise regimen. Otherwise if all goes well, keep at it. Remember, it's OK to variability in the intensity of your workouts, as in some days intense and other days light. ...Read more

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Can I still play soccer with braces?

Can I still play soccer with braces?

Braces: Yes, you can play sports with braces but be sure to wear a mouth guard. ...Read more

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If I donate blood can I play soccer the next day?

If I donate blood can I play soccer the next day?

Ask Donation Center: Ask the donation center staff if they have a list of precautions you should take after blood donation. If you have a significant competition, do not donate blood within 7 – 10 days of the event, as your performance will be compromised. A recent study (in omega cycling) found maximal performance was decreased for at least 1 week and that submaximal performance was unaffected by blood donation. ...Read more

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Can I play soccer a week after injuring my groin?

Can I play soccer a week after injuring my groin?

Depends on injury: Groin injuries can be from many sources, a muscle strain, a tendon tear, an injury inside the actual ball and socket joint of the hip or even a hernia. If you are completely pain free, and are able to perform all ball drills, running and cutting drill and are able to work into 3v3 or 5v5 drills without any pain, then you can play. Make sure you warm up well and get a good sweat going before out. ...Read more

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I have scoliosis; is it bad for me to play soccer every week?

I have scoliosis; is it bad for me to play soccer every week?

No: How active you are and what you do will depend on whether you have pain or not. ...Read more

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Can I play soccer with fluid around the tendon sheath anle injurie?

Can I play soccer with fluid around the tendon sheath anle injurie?

Rest: Fluid around a tendon sheath that is visible or you can feel indicates that the tendon is inflamed esp. If it hurts. Fluid often is seen on MRI of ankle and may not be clinically significant. If there are symptoms (pain, weakness, loss of function) do not play soccer till under care of doc and better. Rest is first line of treatment. ...Read more

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How much water should I drink a day if I play soccer for 2 hours every day?

How much water should I drink a day if I play soccer for 2 hours every day?

8 glasses +: 8 glasses a day is sufficient for most people with no intense activity. But if sweating a lot and it is warm out add 2-3 more glasses. ...Read more

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I didn't hurt my knees but I play soccer a lot. My knees hurts at the outer sides and at the back.

I didn't hurt my knees but I play soccer a lot. My knees hurts at the outer sides and at the back.

Tendinitis.: It could be tendinitis, or it could be related to the tracking of your kneecap. It's hard to say, without an exam. See an orthopedic knee specialist, who can evaluate you. ...Read more

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I am 30 years old, I like to play soccer, is it good if I start to take glucosamine to prevent join pain? Thank you

I am 30 years old, I like to play soccer, is it good if I start to take glucosamine to prevent join pain? Thank you

Yes, a little: While most studies on glucosamine focus on treating arthritis, and the results are mixed. However there is some research that suggests it may slightly slow progression of arthritis and is a decent supplement for joint health. There is no strong evidence to support, but some. Make sure to stay well hydrated while taking for best and safest result. Will not completely prevent oa, but could help. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Ein
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Mono (Definition)

Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono, is a contagious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, and enlarged spleen. It is spread via saliva, hence its ...Read more