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Dr. Paul Slosar
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
110K people helped
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What is the recommended mattress for pinched nerves in c-6 c-7 and dislocated disc?

Dr. Paul Slosar
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
110K people helped
What is the recommended mattress for pinched nerves in c-6 c-7 and dislocated disc?

None: If you have this injury it is not going to improve by getting new mattress. A pillow change may make you more comfortable. Usually these injuries (if causing pain and symtoms) require an evaluation by a spine surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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38 years in practice
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Dr. Larry Greenbaum
Board Certified, Rheumatology
32 years in practice
476K people helped
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Can you please explain what 3 lumber dislocated discs are because my MRI shows 3 on my spine thank you.?

Dr. Larry Greenbaum
Board Certified, Rheumatology
32 years in practice
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Can you please explain what 3 lumber dislocated discs are because my MRI shows 3 on my spine thank you.?

Not all discs equal!: The MRI scan is a very sensitive test. As people age it becomes more likely that some sort of disc damage, or desiccation (drying and shrinking) will be found. Many of these findings are not clinically significant, i.e. Not a cause of pain. Findings such as a herniated disc (a disc that has been squeezed out of it's normal location) that is pinching a nerve or the spinal cord is more credible. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. David Lundin
Board Certified, Neurosurgery
22 years in practice
539K people helped
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Hi, my second last spinal disc has moved a little to the right like1-2", I have a little pain 4 days later, willl it heal itself? Its still dislocated

Dr. David Lundin
Board Certified, Neurosurgery
22 years in practice
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Hi, my second last spinal disc has moved a little to the right like1-2", I have a little pain 4 days later, willl it heal itself? Its still dislocated

Likely: Most "slipped" discs or disk herniations will resolve in time (90%). However if you develop weakness or sensory loss or loss of bladder control it is important to see a surgeon emergently. Without those symptoms the best option is pt. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
36 years in practice
3M people helped
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Is it ok that i feel uncomfortable especially while im sitting and feeling something dislocated on my left lower back in a recent minor bulging disc?

Dr. Sheila Calderon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
36 years in practice
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Is it ok that i feel uncomfortable especially while im sitting and feeling something dislocated on my left lower back in a recent minor bulging disc?

yes: The fear of back problems can be overwhelming. Most humans have minor bulging discs and the physical therapy will probably be more than enough to compensate for the discomfort. See your doctor for followup. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Jian Shen
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
4 years in practice
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It looks my jaw disc has dislocate slightly due to heavy sports. It's is already one month. What shall I do? Will it be back to its position again?

Dr. Jian Shen
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
4 years in practice
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It looks my jaw disc has dislocate slightly due to heavy sports. It's is already one month. What shall I do? Will it be back to its position again?

TMJ joint: You should get it checked by am ENT doctor or an oral maxillary facial dental specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Brodsky
Board Certified, Dentistry
53 years in practice
654K people helped
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Dr. Marino Tavarez
Board Certified, Family Medicine
4M people helped
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What are symptoms of dislocated or separated shoulder?

Dr. Marino Tavarez
Board Certified, Family Medicine
4M people helped
What are symptoms of dislocated or separated shoulder?

Severe pain: get an exam and xray

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Dr. Daniel Mass
Board Certified, Orthopedic surgery, hand surgery
41 years in practice
824K people helped
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What are the symptoms of a dislocated shoulder?

Dr. Daniel Mass
Board Certified, Orthopedic surgery, hand surgery
41 years in practice
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What are the symptoms of a dislocated shoulder?

Pain: Pain, loss of motion and a bulge in front of the shoulder. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
44 years in practice
53M people helped
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What are symptoms of a dislocated kneecap?

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
44 years in practice
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What are symptoms of  a dislocated kneecap?

It depends: If the dislocation recent and traumatic, you will have a lot of pain and cannot move your knee and cannot straighten the knee your knee, some of those are recurrent they are less violent. ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber
Board Certified, Pediatric Urology
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What are symptoms of dislocated testicle? Can it be diagnosed by physical?

Dr. George Klauber
Board Certified, Pediatric Urology
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What are symptoms of dislocated testicle? Can it be diagnosed by physical?

Not dislocated: if testicle is in the scrotum. Thus physical isn't necessary ...Read more

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