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I think i've dislocated my shoulder. Mum doesn't want me to go to the er. Is there a way to know for sure if i have?
I think i might be a sociopath but i don't want or need any help i just want to see if it's in my head, can I check anonymously? My parents can't know
Agree with Dr. Papas: I will additionally add that wanting help and needing help are not the same thing. You can easily need it but not want it. This is a tough question. However, the fact that you are worried about the answer is a positive factor in your favor. If you don't want to talk to your parents, consider talking to a trusted guidance counselor or clergyman who will respect your confidentiality. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Likely Yes: If you have had an injury and cannot bend your knee, something may be stuck inside. If not getting better on its own, sometimes a quick outpatient surgery is the only way to get it going again. I would see your orthopedist sooner rather than later with a stuck knee. Don't let it go. ...Read more
See below: All depend weather the ligament laxity is localized to one joint and the result of some injury(in that case reconstruction of the ligament may be needed)or wearher you have generalized laxity in all your joints, if that is the case ther is not specific treatment however you can do strenghening exercises and some times if you practice some sports bracing of that particular joint will prevent furth. ...Read more
Hi! i hurt my knee and need to know if i need to see a doctor. I have been icing, wearing a brace and elevating. Do i need to? I want a good answer with detail
The : The real question is how disabling is your pain? Problems such as locking of your knee, giving way, painful grinding or popping, inability to bear weight without pain, knee instability, and significant pain moving your knee even when you are not weight bearing would be indicative of more serious problems where timely orthopedic care is indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you go through: the Emergency Room you may or may not end up seeing a gastroenterologist after likely waiting for several hours. If you are not acutely ill, they will probably give you a referral for an outpatient appointment anyway. If you are acutely ill, they will consult with a gastroenterologist if necessary. ...Read more
Not enough info: What joints are involved? Tell us that and then your question can be answered. ...Read more
What to do if i want to become a orthopedic surgeon but i want to only do foot and ankles that possible?
I need to talk to a psychiatric please , you said its free and now it says i have to pay if i want to talk to a dr :( if u r really true , please help?
This BASIC is free: This is HealthTap BASIC, where you post free questions and get free answers, from U.S. doctors. HealthTap BASIC provides information, not medical care, and not conversations with doctors. Try the "premium" services (PRIME or CONCIERGE) where you can have private virtual consultations with doctors. For psychiatry, CONCIERGE would the best choice (PRIME is mainly for basic medical care issues). ...Read more
What do you suggest if my wrist. do you think it will be casted once I see the orthopedic specialist?
Wrist pain: Does not have to be accompanied by swelling discoloration or stiffness. Tendinitis joint problems. Soft tissue cysts can be present and cause pain but not necessarily show up with swelling. Persistent wrist pain doesn't respond to normal palliative means such as rest ice splinting should be evaluated. Hey proper exam and x-rays can go along way . casting is for very definite specific injury ...Read more
What to do if i think i might have a torn meniscus on my right knee :( do I need to do surgery for that?
Good candidate: Depends on the severity of the tear, but w/ the failed conservative treatment that you describe (pt & injections) i would think that you are a good candidate for surgery. While many options such as pt & injections may help relieve your symptoms, you are likely to have lifelong complications w/ a torn meniscus such as arthritis. You should see an orthopedist to help evaluate. Drmarkgalland.Com. ...Read more
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