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How Can I Get My Quad To Stop Swelling
Find the Cause: A muscle that swells does so for a reason, which will determine the best treatment. Common causes are injury, overuse, infection, inflammatory problems and more. You will need to see a orthopedist to make the diagnosis before the best treatment can be determined. Often icing, gentle stretching, nsaids and a wrap are helpful. Being seen by and orthopedist is key to success ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I hit my quad hard 2 weeks ago and mris negative but I can't get it to stop swelling, any suggestions?
Ace wrap & Ice: Try an ace wrap with ice therapy. Higher grade quadriceps injuries often require immobilization in flexion to tamponade the intrinisc ability of the injured and bleeding muscle tofill the larger potential space made avaialble with the leg extended in the straight position. Seek medical attention froman orthopaedic surgeon if this does not improve in a week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: This can take several weeks and vary widely based on the severity of the injury. If a hematoma develops, it can even take months. Sometimes drainage is necessary to relieve a walled-off collection of fluid in the thigh muscle. See your doctor to evaluate further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
11 months ago I had a TAH because of a large fibroid. Right ovary left. I am now noticing Left upper quad swelling (ball shaped swelling). Mild pain. ?
See doctor: This is not something we could figure out without an exam. It would be good for you to see your doctor as soon as possible for and exam and some testing. ...Read more
Got hit in the quad just above + to the outside of my knee. A little swelling and no bruise. Can't bend my knee past 90* or walk without extreme pain?
An MRI revealed a fracture on the condyle of my femur. Will it heal on it's own? What can I do to speed recovery? (knee swelling, lost quad strength)
Questionable: So...I am guessing that since the "fracture" was found on an MRI that this wasnt a bad injury. It is possible that you had some bone edema in the condyle (which can be interpreted as a fracture). If this is the case then, treat with a good NSAID (motrin/naprosyn), rest, possibly therapy. If you truly have a fracture this may need surgery or at the least a cast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I get my feet to stop swelling everyday? This has never happened to me before...Been going on for a few months now
Cause: Find out the cause first, then you can determine best way to prevent it or treat it. ...Read more
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