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Child Fell Down Stairs
Consider having her: Looked at by her pediatrician. But if she is acting out of the ordinary, vomiting for unclear reasons, or seems in any pain, have her seen urgently. Consider at least squeezing and moving all her joints, like shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankle ... if she's in pain with that have her been seen. ...Read more
For now: Apply an ice pack, keep it elevated and stay off it. If it's just a simple sprain, you'll feel better tomorrow. If you don't, you need an x-ray, so bring your ankle to either a podiatrist or an orthopedist, both of whom will have x-rays in their office (better than an er), so you can get diagnosed and treated properly. Good luck! ...Read more
Fell of JetSki. Thigh hurts walking , standing sitting. Can't press down on bike pedal. Going up and downstairs hurts. And a pickle feeling sitting .
Charlie horse: Sounds like a contusion of the quadrates muscles of the anterior thigh, commonly known as a charlie horse. Rest , anti-inflammatories, stretching and ice should help. If not seek further care. ...Read more
Fell down stairs: Did your friend get a medical evaluation? Falling down stairs can cause significant injury. If there are no fractures or other injuries requiring treatment, traveling and other activities can probably be resumed as tolerated. ...Read more
My 21 month old hit head she fell while strapped in her booster seat her chair tipped over and fell back...Pretty sure she hit her head?
I fell holding my friends 8 month old baby. We went down pretty hard. I got rug burn on my knee. We fell onto tile. He started crying right away.
Fall: You did not say if the baby was hurt at all. Crying after an episode like this may be just from the sudden movement. If the baby is acting normal has no evidence of injury , did not hit its head, is moving all it's extremities, then the chances of anything significant is small. If this is not the case or if you have concerns take the baby to the ER to be evaluated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: It is possible that after falling down the stairs you could have sprained something in your foot. A physician would have to see your foot to be sure you didn't break one of the bones in your foot. If there is something else you would like to know, please ask! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 6 yr old was jumping on his bed last night and landed on his feet on the floor, now he's limping when he walks but knee appears to buckle when run?
Knee grinds when laying on my back when lifting it up to stretch.It hurts going down stairs.Locks up going up stairs once in awhile.What is happening?
Evaluation needed: The uncomfortable grinding and especially the locking may be signs of cartilage damage within the knee joint. Suggest you seek evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis and possible treatment. It may just be wear and tear but with locking you may have a cartilage tear. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Fell & hit knee on edge of metal stairs month ago at first hurt to ice then ok. Now hurts as i sit, stand and go up stairs. From fall or coincidence?
Not coincidence: Probably not a coincidence. The only way you will know what is causing the pain is to have the knee examined. I would suggest an orthopedic opinion. ...Read more
Possibly: Obtain medical eval ; x-ray to know. ...Read more
My mother is 70 years old she leant down to clean a table her back ache struck suddenly now she can't sit up or stand up without lower back pain?
I slipped down the stairs. 6 steps and banged head on stairs. Hurts on the right side of my head?
Head trauma: can result in head pain (from the direct blow) or even from injury to the cervical spine. You need to be on the look out for signs and symptoms of TBI and seek medical assistance if you have a personality change, disturbed sleep, lethargy, seizures, confusion, disorientation, difficulty with thinking, concentration, ability to do calculations or change in vision or other senses. Sorry you slipped ...Read more
Were you injured?: If yes, minor or big time? If big time - consider medical assessment. ...Read more
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