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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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If knees hurt when I jog, should I give up jogging? (I went to ortho surgeon 8y ago when problem began; he felt the knees and said no need to stop)

If knees hurt when I jog, should I give up jogging? (I went to ortho surgeon 8y ago when problem began; he felt the knees and said no need to stop)

Could be many things: depending on how much pain is limiting your ability to function, you may need another evaluation from a physiatrist or a pain physician. X ray will pick up fracture and may be arthritis MRI will pick up soft tissue and ligament problems at this time, i would use NSAIDs and ice/cold compress and Physical therapy. In regards to exercising, I would recommend swimming as to avoid further stress ...Read more

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My hip feels bruised my knees hurt & my heels hurt when i stand in one place what's the problem?

My hip feels bruised my knees hurt & my heels hurt when i stand in one place what's the problem?

Check and see: If you have flatfeet, this is a common complaint amongst flatfeet foot types. ...Read more

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Cause? Joints (fingers, shoulders, hip, knees) hurt for year+. Light headed, dizziness, losing hair are other problems. ANA negative. WBC 4.7 RBC 3.86

Cause? Joints (fingers, shoulders, hip, knees) hurt for year+. Light headed, dizziness, losing hair are other problems. ANA negative. WBC 4.7 RBC 3.86

RA: RA often has negative tests. Your age puts you in the danger zone. Careful x-rays of your SI joints & hands may help. Your response to NSAIDs should be positive but not a cure. Look for bumps on the leg and sides of the fingers You are a bit anemic so check the reason for that. That may give us a hint. Iritis is often associated. RA has many cousins like lupus, , psoriatic and other arthritides. ...Read more

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Have thyroid disorder, I am over wight suffering from knee pain did gym for 3months.Its been 6months stopped gym. Still my knee pain. Suggest remedy

Have thyroid disorder, I am over wight suffering from knee pain did gym for 3months.Its been 6months stopped gym. Still my knee pain. Suggest remedy

Knee overweight thyr: If you are over weight and have thyroid disorder get it treated. Try to loose weight with watching diet and exercise.Check with your dr for a good check up. Knee joint carries body weight. Loosing weight will help. See your dr or orthopedic dr for knee , there are several innovations in knee diseases. ...Read more

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Could standing on bad knees hurt your back?

Standing on knees: Standing on bad knees that do not straighten fully or have deformity can cause some back issues. Also a bad back can sometimes cause hip, knee and leg pain. Have this checked out by an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt when my knees are bent?

Why do my knees hurt when my knees are bent?

Hard to say: Flexed knees increase tension on the patellar tendon and compression on the patella articulate surface. Flexed knees also pinch on the posterior horns of you meniscus. ...Read more

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My knees hurt when I do lunges. What am I doing wrong?

Maybe nothing: Common - check with your technique on your lunges- wrong technique can hurt your knee. Also, you may already have some chondromalacia under your knee cap and that can be painful with lunges. if it persists, see an ortho knee specialist ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt so badly? I am always in pain. Am I missing something in my diet?

Why do my knees hurt so badly? I am always in pain. Am I missing something in my diet?

No: You are missing a professional examination and xray interpretation. Please make an appointment to be seen and use OTC anti inflammatory medication like Advil or Aleve, (naproxen) if not allergic to these medications. BioFreeze Lotion is also quite helpful until seen and evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


Dr. Corey Clay
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more