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Had tkr then patella subluxed. Revision month later subluxed. On occ turn walk feels out line. What problem and plan?

Had tkr then patella subluxed. Revision month later subluxed. On occ turn walk feels out line. What problem and plan?

Knee pain: It is not clear why you are having complications from your surgery. Followup with your orthopedic surgeon, get an MRI if necessary and seek out a second opinion. ...Read more

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My son says he feels a line circling my head above my forehead and I feel my pulse there and in my ear there is also pulsing?

My son says he feels a line circling my head above my forehead and I feel my pulse there and in my ear there is also pulsing?

Normal blood vessel: Blood vessels go everywhere. There is one artery next to the temple that is easily felt. There is one on each side. It can appear to circle the head.

Pulsing in the ear is not unusual. As you can see in the image, arteries are everywhere even extending into your ear. If you are concerned, see your doctor. ...Read more

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7mm x 7mm node on chin above jaw line. Feels round, mobile and rubbery. Around for a month or more. Another few prominent nodes on neck and groin.

7mm x 7mm node on chin above jaw line. Feels round, mobile and rubbery. Around for a month or more. Another few prominent nodes on neck and groin.

Have it taken out.: These sound like they could be lymph nodes, and if that's the case then they've been there too long. Once a lymph node is around for four weeks, and there's no obvious reason for it to be there, it has to be removed and sent to the lab for definitive analysis and diagnosis. You need to visit with your local doctor and have this arranged. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel lymph nodes on your bikini line? Feel on both sides, but not visually swollen or sore. I am 5'4, 110 lb female

Is it normal to feel lymph nodes on your bikini line? Feel on both sides, but not visually swollen or sore. I am 5'4, 110 lb female

Depends: If you had any lesions on the legs/feet, that could have resulted in fibrosed nodes that are palpable though not enlarged. In places where kids roam barefooted, it is a common finding.
You may watch and wait. If the nodes get larger, become painful, nodes in other areas of the body become palpable, you get fever or lose weight, see a doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Pain in my kneecap area (feels like verticle line) when I do deep knee bends and squat lifts. But there is no pain if I do weighted leg raises, ideas?

Pain in my kneecap area (feels like verticle line) when I do deep knee bends and squat lifts. But there is no pain if I do weighted leg raises, ideas?

Be careful: You may have a patellar strain/tendonitis or even a tear. This could lead to a patellar tendon tear, which would require surgery and an extensive rehabilitation. ...Read more

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I feel something with my tongue on the right side of back of mouth on my gum it feels like a line been there for a week it usually disappears in past?

I feel something with my tongue on the right side of back of mouth on my gum it feels like a line been there for a week it usually disappears in past?

Could be Infection: Many oral conditions affecting the soft tissues come and go. Some are harmless, but others can be quite serious. Many of the most common soft tissue changes are completely painless, even though they can be serious, such as cysts, tumors, abscesses, and infections. Any lesion which does not completely heal within two weeks should be regarded as potential dangerous. Get it checked by a dentist now! ...Read more

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Feel a throbbing line (not to the touch) under bottom of heel. Hurts under heel in general and can put little weight on it. Is this plantar fasciitis?

Feel a throbbing line (not to the touch) under bottom of heel. Hurts under heel in general and can put little weight on it. Is this plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis typically causes a stabbing pain in the bottom of your foot near the heel. The pain is usually worst with the first few steps after awakening, although it can also be triggered by long periods of standing or getting up from a seated position. The best thing to do is to see either a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon and get this looked at before it gets worse. ...Read more

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I recently injured my jaw (see recent cases). The pain is mostly gone but I feel a large bump where the impact was. It doesn't hurt a lot when touched, and feels like a 'line' that can be moved a bit and felt slightly from inside of mouth.

I recently injured my jaw (see recent cases). The pain is mostly gone but I feel a large bump where the impact was. It doesn't hurt a lot when touched, and feels like a 'line' that can be moved a bit and felt slightly from inside of mouth.

Your question is?: I need to know how "recent" was the injury. It would not be unusual to have a resolving hematoma at the site of the impact, now forming a "healing ridge". The important test for you to check is, tap your teeth together and see if your bite feels normal, grind your teeth back and forth and side to side as at a dentist. If all's good then I wouldn't stress about it. Healing takes time. ...Read more

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My lash line feels bruised and when I actually look under the eyelid, it's very red. Any ideas?

My lash line feels bruised and when I actually look under the eyelid, it's very red. Any ideas?

Blepharitis: Most likely this is an inflammation of the lashes (similar to dandruff of the scalp) in which the margins of the lid are red, there are yellowish deposits on the lashes and there is some tenderness and even redness of the eye itself. Your ophthalmologist can help conquer this and also distinguish it from another common lid problem, the demodex parasite - a mite which lives in the lash bases. ...Read more

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I knocked my head hard against a stone pillar. I have swelling, my neck and jaw line feel a bit stiff, head paining, feeling drowsy and tired.

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I knocked my head hard against a stone pillar. I have swelling, my neck and jaw line feel a bit stiff, head paining, feeling drowsy and tired.

Head trauma.: GO TO THE ER!!!
You may have a brain injury. May need a CT scan. But at least an evaluation by an ER dr.
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B/w said reactivated mono. Have sore spot along L/S bikini line feel a small bump when pressed. Other LN areas sore too, CT is clean. Should I be concern?

B/w said reactivated mono. Have sore spot along L/S bikini line feel a small bump when pressed. Other LN areas sore too, CT is clean. Should I be concern?

Mono: Mono is an infection therefore your lymph node will be reactive to fight the infection. So get lots of rest lots of fluids no contact Sports and follow with a primary care doctor in one week. ...Read more

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Can I be pregnant after 15 days of period? I am feeling bloated, tired & feels like uterine line thicking and cramping too. My cycle is usually 30 to 31 days.

Can I be pregnant after 15 days of period? I am feeling bloated, tired & feels like uterine line thicking and cramping too. My cycle is usually 30 to 31 days.

Not likely if...: You just ended your cycle, I would be worried if you missed your period entirely, not if only lasted 15 days. I would look at other factors that could affect the cycle, including stress, nutrition, psychological wellbeing, seasonal temperature, illnesses, and exercise. If you continue with excessive bleeding, you should visit a GYN or family physician to try regulation with oral contraceptives ...Read more

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Pressure on back of head were bone is and too of head, headache around front face, ears feel clogged, jaw line hurts, fatigue sometimes dizzy.?

Pressure on back of head were bone is and too of head, headache around front face, ears feel clogged, jaw line hurts, fatigue sometimes dizzy.?

New headache: Headaches can be a concerning symptom and can have many causes. Some are deserving of emergent treatment. Warning signs are chronic headaches that suddenly change in quality or intensity, multiple headaches a week, new onset headaches that affect one's ability to function, associated vomiting, associated dizziness/double vision/neck ache/fever/weakness, or the need to take daily pain medication. ...Read more

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Top of head feels like it has line or cut around going around my whole head making a circle. Inside the circle I feel pulse or some type of beating?

Top of head feels like it has line or cut around going around my whole head making a circle. Inside the circle I feel pulse or some type of beating?

Questions...: There are a few things I would like to know: How long this has been going on for? How severe? Nausea, vomiting, fainting, changes in vision, changes with position? How did it start? Any injuries? These are important in order to determine what could be the cause of the headache. If this is new and very severe you should see your doctor or visit an urgent care center ASAP. ...Read more

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Always terribly tiered. Unable to read focus on anything. Unable to read even one line. Always feel headache and heavy head. Started forgetting things?

Always terribly tiered. Unable to read focus on anything. Unable to read even one line. Always feel headache and heavy head. Started forgetting things?

Many possibilities!: The answer to your symptoms could range from an infectious disease (like lyme disease for example) to psychiatric causes (like major depression) to pulmonary disorders (like sleep apnea). Your Family Doctor needs to do a thorough history and physical and start sorting it out for you!! ...Read more

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On the right side of my neck...Under jaw line I feel something there. I don't feel it on left side, and I am a smoker? Any ideas what it could b?

On the right side of my neck...Under jaw line I feel something there. I don't feel it on left side, and I am a smoker? Any ideas what it could b?

Maybe a lymph node: It could be a lymph node, which is part of the immune system that swells in response to infection. It may also be your submandibular gland which makes saliva. If you are a smoker, you are also at higher risk for cancers, which can also show up as persistent swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Lightly bumped front tooth w/weddingband. Used flashlight from under tooth. See horizontal line middle of tooth! Can't feel w/ nail. Craze line? 63yo

Lightly bumped front tooth w/weddingband. Used flashlight from under tooth. See horizontal line middle of tooth! Can't feel w/ nail. Craze line? 63yo

Probably: Lightly bumping your tooth with wedding ring unlikely to cause much damage. Seen it chip an edge of tooth. However, due to your age, you probably have numerous wear and damages including craze lines in the enamel. The light reflecting thru the tooth may make these obvious. We use the light to examine the teeth in a similar fashion. Not likely a problem. ...Read more

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I don't have head lice but around the front of my hair line it feels like bugs are always crawling there. What could be the cause?

I don't have head lice but around the front of my hair line it feels like bugs are always crawling there. What could be the cause?

Irritation?: There coukd e sensitive nerves which cause disconfort. After evaluation if the skin looks normal and there are no underlying medical problems such as diabetes or thyroid issues, intralesional steroids Lidocaine may give you relief. ...Read more

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I have a little lump on the bottom of my left testicle. It feels like a little line and it's a little sensitive. What could it be? Cancer?

I have a little lump on the bottom of my left testicle. It feels like a little line and it's a little sensitive. What could it be? Cancer?

Exam: If you find something on self testicular examination that was not previously present, you should show it to a physician and let them them examine you. It's quite possible however, that you're feeling the normal epididymis. ...Read more

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Big rash on my vaginal area I can't figure out what it is its a big circle outlined with a thick red line that feels swollen and dark skin inside help?

Big rash on my vaginal area I can't figure out what it is its a big circle outlined with a thick red line that feels swollen and dark skin inside help?

? Fungal?: When you say "big red circle outlines with a thick red line" that sounds fungal. This could also be something called a "fixed drug reaction". I would suggest you have this evaluated fully. ...Read more

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Red bump thought it was a bug bite. Back of neck. Under my hair line. It feels like it's getting bigger. What could it be?

Red bump thought it was a bug bite. Back of neck. Under my hair line. It feels like it's getting bigger. What could it be?

Skin bumps: Skin bumps may include pimples, sebaceous cysts, and other scarier things including blowflies. Things to discuss with your doctor include how long it's been there, any fever, pain, oozing. Good luck. ...Read more

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When do I see full results after soft pedicle gum graft? Been 2 weeks and still see a whitish/yellowish part at the gum line, also feels indented?

When do I see full results after soft pedicle gum graft? Been 2 weeks and still see a whitish/yellowish part at the gum line, also feels indented?

Put You On A Pedicle: It could take several weeks to heal sufficiently and then remodel to look smoother and more normal. The white is a pretty normal reaction in the mouth. But, really, you should check with your dentist, especially if it hurts a lot, oozes blood or some other gunk, the gum line starts to separate or you develop unholy bad breath. Don't you have a follow-up visit arranged? ...Read more

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I have a little bump on my panty line, its feels kind of sore & it hurts when I touch it its not visible & has no color. Is it a cyst or muscle pull?

I have a little bump on my panty line, its feels kind of sore & it hurts when I touch it its not visible & has no color. Is it a cyst or muscle pull?

Reassurance: This is possibly small lymphanodes that sometimes changes their size depending the period or sexual activity. If it increase in size yo need to be seen by Doctor. But not the cyst or muscle. ...Read more

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Seen my ortho he didn't say anything much about this, but im having server knee pain along the joint line and feel like something catches, could b what?

Seen my ortho he didn't say anything much about this, but im having server knee pain along the joint line and feel like something catches, could b what?

Internal Derangement: Sounds like a mechanical problem. If there was an injury, a torn meniscus is likely. Tendons, if swollen can also catch and we used to entrtain a plica syndrome which some now debunk. Need to know if you can feel the "catch" and it feels on the outside or if you compress the joint line it disappears - that sugggest the problem is outside the joint (tendon or ligament). May need an MRI to clarify. ...Read more