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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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I just had surgery on my foot. 2 days later i developed fracture blisters and a strep infection. Are these related to the surgery?

I just had surgery on my foot. 2 days later i developed fracture blisters and a strep infection. Are these related to the surgery?

Not enough info: You said that you had fracture blisters. Did you have a fracture? Was it an open fracture? An infection can happen after any operation-that's a risk of surgery. ...Read more

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Displaced fracture of 5th phalanx of foot 4 weeks ago The toe is black, dull pain feels heavy, detached & numb. Skin feels blister like with fluid.

Displaced fracture of 5th phalanx of foot 4 weeks ago The toe is black, dull pain feels heavy, detached & numb. Skin feels blister like with fluid.

You should see a dr: When you say black..what color are you? Is it black like black and blue? Is there a capillary return in the toe? In any event at four weeks this should be more than 50 percent healed. Was the digit relocated at all. Usually, when relocated it snaps back into place immediately and then should be protected from re dislocating...,see a foot doc ...Read more

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Just diagnosed with a fractured tarsal bone in the foot and what appeared to be a chip floating free. At e.R. 10/21. Maybe an evulsion as well?

Just diagnosed with a fractured tarsal bone in the foot and what appeared to be a chip floating free.  At e.R. 10/21. Maybe an evulsion as well?

It may be...: But there are seven different tarsal bones and treatment varies based on which one it is, the extent of the fracture, where the "chip" is located, etc. See a podiatrist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Subtle fatty marrow infiltration in the anterior body at c2,& C3 without fracture seen on m.r.i?

Subtle fatty marrow infiltration in the anterior body at c2,& C3 without fracture seen on m.r.i?

Inflammation=1 cause: Vertebral bone marrow can develop fatty tissue as we get older, also can from inflammation/disease of surrounding tissues,eg. from disk disease(degenerating or herniated disk)or slippage of a vertebra over the one below. Other causes of inflammation exist,so this list mustn't be used to diagnose you, as the reason for the study and your underlying conditions would guide interpretation of your MRI. ...Read more

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Apart from X-ray what r obvious signs of fractured ankle/foot it's swollen can walk but painful to swells more wen i do?

Apart from X-ray what r obvious signs of fractured ankle/foot it's swollen can walk but painful to swells more wen i do?

Difficult to tell: Clinically, it is difficult to differentiate an ankle fracture from a bad sprain. A rule of thumb generally used is that if you can bear weight or walk, it is less likely you have a fracture. If you have continued pain it is best to see a physician. ...Read more

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I slipped and fell on ice and landed on my bum. I have fractured my tail bone 2x before. I can't sit and have pain shooting down my r leg. No ed?

I slipped and fell on ice and landed on my bum. I have fractured my tail bone 2x before. I can't sit and have pain shooting down my r leg. No ed?

Need to be checked: You need to be checked preferably in an emergency department as they can do xrays and find out if you have a fracture and you may need cat scan as well after evaluation other option is to take ovr the counter pain meds and make an appointment with your primary doctor. ...Read more

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I'm not sure if i fractured my nose.It's been hit 3 times ( hard ) in the last 10 days. It hurts n my r eye has been watery with a discharge of someki?

I'm not sure if i fractured my nose.It's been hit 3 times ( hard ) in the last 10 days. It hurts n my r eye has been watery with a discharge of someki?

Could be obstructed: If you did indeed suffer a fracture in your nose you may have disrupted your nasolacrimal system. That would cause tearing and/or mucous discharge. An ophthalmologist or oculoplastic surgeon can probe and irrigate your nasolacrimal system and assess for patency. You should see an ENT doctor too. ...Read more

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My broken bones r healed. Want to quit roxycodone. Should i taper or quit cold turkey using clonidine?

My broken bones r healed. Want to quit roxycodone. Should i taper or quit cold turkey using clonidine?

Slow taper: you did. It state how long you took the oxycodone, but you should taper slowly to avoid withdrawal. Stop,one pill every other day, or start using half tablets, assuming that you have the short acting type ...Read more

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Lower distal pole fracture of R Patella repair with wire. Afterwards not told anything about physical therapy. What should be done and how often?

Lower distal pole fracture of R Patella repair with wire. Afterwards not told anything about physical therapy. What should be done and how often?

Knee: After normal healing time should be shown specific physical therapy for the thigh and calf muscles and maximize flex ion and extention of the knee ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more


Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more