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Can I Push For A Operation On My Ankle It Never Heals
More Information: This is not a question that has enough information to answer. There are so many potential causes for ankle pain that there is no way to answer this for you. If you are feeling your condition is not being adequately managed, perhaps the best way to allay your concerns is to have another physician offer a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cut my foot with a razor blade I just skinned my foot it was bleeding for a good while I have a bandaid on it how long will it take to heal thanks ?
How do I know if I have bone spurs on my heel. every morning when I get up I cannot put weight on my left heal because it feels like there is a knife sticking in it. it eases off after a while but, never completely goes away. Is this a sign of a bon?
Heel Pain/Heel Spurs: The only way to know if you have heel spurs on your heels is with an x-ray. They can't be felt. With that in mind both plantar fasciitis and heel spurs will present the same way. You need to ice your heels, stretch your calves (before you get out of bed or after sitting), wear supportive shoes and probably need to see a foot doctor for more comprehensive treatment. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
What can I do for a bone that is protruding on my hand near my wrist. Will it go away? I have a lunotriquetral lig injury
Evaluate: With a known ligament injury on the side of the wrist, it's hard to know if the prominence is related to the original injury or not. Your ligament injury is one that can cause problems in the future. I would suggest seeing a hand surgeon to make sure that there is not an underlying instability that might lead to problems in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got stitches on my knee cap after cutting it open on a sidewalk. My doctor never said not to walk on it but I'm worried it won't heal right.
The knee is: an area of significant mobility and a sutured laceration there needs to be protected against the stress of flexion. Consequently some type of soft splinting for the first 7-10 days allows healing and increased strength of the subcutaneous tissues to develop. Caution should still taken for another 3 weeks to avoid dehiscence (wound opening). ...Read more
Should i go to the doctors after a twisted ankle. I missed tge last step and twist my ankle. I can walk on it put pressure but it hurts.
I had surgery for a broken ankle 3 weeks ago. My dr said not to put pressure on it but I can walk on that leg but it's unstable. Is it okay to drive?
If i damaged a ligament can it heal it self or do I have to get a surgery. I can't bend my leg all the way it hurts on the right side of my knee.
It is a possibility: That it will heal by itself. Ligaments are in every joint and their function to create an orthopedic stability. They are relatively elastic and can lengthen under stress and then return to their original shape. Good rest, moist heat, otc anti-inflammatory and passive physical stretching will be helpful. If the condition is not improved in one week, see your health care provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had laser surgery on my valva it was a large removal and colonoscopy it's been a month how long does it take for the pain to go away?
I twisted my ankle 4 weeks ago. It is still swollen, throbs a lot and hurts on the pad when i walk. No x-rays were done but i was told its a sprain. How long will it take to heal?
Varies: Recovery from an ankle sprain is highly variable. It depends on the degree of ligament tearing, the need and compliance with immobilization (boot, cast, brace), compliance with relative rest and the success with rehab. At times, occult ( hard to diagnose) fractures or bone bruising create longer recovery periods. Average full recovery from a typical sprain is 1-2 months. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I sprained my kneecap 3 years ago and recently reinjured it. Now if I i shift it a certain way it feels like a small bone pops out of place and the pain is excruciating until it seams to pop back in on its own. What should I do to prevent this from happe
My knee has been dislocating but I put it back in place. This time it got doslocated and I had a hard time putting it back in place and after I did, it started hurting and I can't walk. I already put a brace on and a ligament or bone kept popping out of p
See OrthopedicMDasap: I think you need to make an appointment with an Orthooedic Specialist as soon as possible as your knee is unstable.Keep the brace on and use crutches till you see the specialist of go to nearest ER as you may have severe ligament injury.. Make sure you have feeling of touch and pain in the leg below the knee and normal circulation .Do not take any chances as you should have consulted ortho earlier ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have an open blister on the sole of my left foot, it doesn't heal even after a monthe and a half. What should I do?
I believe I have a stress fracture in my heal making it painful to walk. Can this heal on its own if I have to walk on it everyday? Is a brace needed?
Stress fracture ?: Difficult to say without some imaging evidence whether you have a heel fracture. If you are a runner or consistent walker it may be although its also possible that you may have a calcaneal heel spur. There are other considerations such as tendinitis or bursitis, so you really need a full examination and perhaps rest / ice /antiinflammatory with follow up imaging if not better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could I have damage to my knee? I was a dancer for 12 years. And now when i lift my leg up or put pressure on my knee it dislocates. I have had xrays done, however nothing was found. Sometimes it will lock up, also goes numb when i sit for too long or sta
If : If your knee dislocates that is a problem. Have you considered asking your doctor to refer you to an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation? ...Read more
I heard a "pop" in my ribs a week ago and my Gp said I had torn the intercostal muscles. It's very painful. How long will it take for the pain to go?
Tough injury: figure a minimum of 3-4 weeks. I suggest anti inflammatory medical evaluation with x-ray and a universal female rib belt. ...Read more
How long will it take for my hang nail tear to heal? I am a four year old and my mom is helping me type. My nail tore. Actually i tore it by pealing it with my hand it because it was too long. It hurts a little bit. Thank you.
That's : That's great that you got your mom to use internet to ask a doctor a question. It will usually take about a week, give or take a couple of days. Most of the time it heals by itself. However, there are some that will get infected by getting bigger and more swollen and become more painful. If this happens, your mom will take you to the doctor for real and maybe put you on antibiotics which will make the infection go away. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Had sinoplasty surgery 2 months ago and will again in a month my jaw will not stop popping on left side it hurts really bad could it be from surgery?
Maybe: If you had general anesthesia with intubation (breathing tube inserted) then the jaw may have been open too wide which can cause TMJ. See TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction - I have been doing physical therapy and taping my leg for this but it still hurts when pressure is put on my leg. Should I have it in a walking boot for awhile to help it heal all the way. I don't have shooting pain a
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