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Is the lower left back of the head, the area where the neck meets the skull, especially susceptible to trauma?

Is the lower left back of the head, the area where the neck meets the skull, especially susceptible to trauma?

Depends: The area that you describe is not inherently more susceptible to trauma other than the fact that this is the area that takes the impact most of the time when someone falls back wards. The c1-2 region which is the top of the cervical spine is more prone to fracture in the elderly patients partly because of osteoporisis. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Rick Koch Dr. Koch
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Infection in the pacemaker area?

Dr. Rick Koch Dr. Koch
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Infection in the pacemaker area?

Get evaluated: If it's even a question or passing thought you need evaluation asap. ...Read more

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The affected area of pus from intergluteal cleft to area of anus but doctor only done InD near anus..why they left the some part area that affected.

The affected area of pus from intergluteal cleft to area of anus but doctor only done InD  near anus..why they left the some part area that affected.

Talk to doctor : Your doctor is treating you for an abscess in your anal region. You may have chrons or ulcerative colitis. Your doctor only treated a part of the abscess and this may be to avoid incontinence. Talk to your doctor about why and what to expect ...Read more

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Major bruising the size of an egg in the left side, upper area of the chest cavity?

Major bruising the size of an egg in the left side, upper area of the chest cavity?

Get checked: was this caused by injuries? Taking blood-thinners? Any associated swelling, tenderness? You need to get checked by clinician. Especially If any of these factors are present. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can a visible, 1" mucocele (no redness noted) exist where the orbital fat is, the inner, upper part of the orbit and just under the eyebrow ?

Can a visible, 1" mucocele (no redness noted) exist where the orbital fat is,  the inner, upper part of the orbit and just under the eyebrow ?

Usually w/ trauma: Mucoceles may occur spontaneously but in the region of the frontal sinus they are more comminly related to a history of frontal sinus trauma/fracture. ...Read more

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I've had a severe facial injury Can the nerves on the right side of the face around the cheek area repair themselves?

I've had a severe facial injury   Can the nerves on the right side of the face around the cheek area repair themselves?

Yes, but: nerves can only heal if there are no interferring toxins, pathogens, or allergens present. Such blockers will interfere with normal healing . A healthy facial nerve may heal if not traumatized. ...Read more

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Can gout occur in the soft tissue on the top outer area of the foot near the ankle?

Can gout occur in the soft tissue on the top outer area of the foot near the ankle?

Tophaceous Gout: Gout can occur in just about any soft tissue in the body. The accumulation of uric acid crystals in the soft tissue forms nodules or masses called tophi. The singular of tophi is tophus or stone. These can become quite large and disfiguring. They can rupture through the skin and destroy not only soft tissue but joints. Tophi formation is the result of chronic high levels of uric acid in the blood. ...Read more

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What is the area right below your neck? Right where your collar bones come together? The middle area? The esophagus? Sensitive area? Acidic in mouth.

What is the area right below your neck? Right where your collar bones come together? The middle area? The esophagus? Sensitive area? Acidic in mouth.

Suprasternal notch: The trachea and esophagus pass through hear and acid reflux is a common and treatable cause of discomfort. See your doctor, and read more at http://www.Richmondent.Com/assets/downloads/ear-nose-throat/throat-mouth/acid-reflux-and-the-voice.Pdf. ...Read more

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Can a recurring pain in the leg just above the ankle area due to fluid in the bone is the cause be cured?

Can a recurring pain in the leg just above the ankle area due to fluid in the bone is the cause be cured?

Most likely: This depends on your diagnosis from your doctor. If you have swelling in the bone due to fluid, this can usually be treated either by aspiration or immobilization. If this is some form of bone infection, than antibiotics, and if some sort of bone tumor, than possible surgical treatment. See your doctor. ...Read more

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If the oral surgeon perforated the roof of mouth near #1 tooth with an instrument or the bone, how close is brain and major nerves in this area?

Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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If the oral surgeon perforated the roof of mouth near #1 tooth with an instrument or the bone, how close is brain and major nerves in this area?

Rarely a problem: Sometimes a perforation is a result of the tooth ankylose to the bone flooring the sinus and thus upon removal, the communication or a hole is established between the oral and the nasal cavity. If the perforation is small (less than 2-3 mm) pressure on gauze and Claritin can be prescribed. If sinusitis developed, Levaquin (levofloxacin) can be prescribed. There should be no complication. Follow up recommend. ...Read more

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Would pressing hard on the inner eye sockets, area in between the nose make that area more depressed or change the shape?

Would pressing hard on the inner eye sockets, area in between the nose make that area more depressed or change the shape?

The bony orbit: Is composed of multiple bones that protect the globe (eye) from trauma and impact. The bony walls are not normally malleable and should not change shape with digital manipulation. The shape of the orbit after childhood does not normally change in axial length or diameter. ...Read more

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What would cause persistent soft tissue swelling in the mandible after tooth infection and abscess have cleared up? Also paresthesia in chin.

What would cause persistent soft tissue swelling in the mandible after tooth infection and abscess have cleared up? Also paresthesia in chin.

Infection: The most likely culprit is a residual locus of infection that requires additional rx. Could also be an adjacent tooth that needs rx, a gum disease problem, nerve damage, etc. You have to be seen, examined, to be diagnosed and treated. Please call your dentist...Endodontist, periodontist, or oral surgeon may need to be consulted. ...Read more

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Can sinuses cause a few of your lymph nodes (One in the left side, lower neck. The other on the right in the corner of the jaw) to swell?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Can sinuses cause a few of your lymph nodes (One in the left side, lower neck. The other on the right in the corner of the jaw) to swell?

It is possible: If the maxillary sinus is inflamed, acute sinusitis can sometimes cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck area. If concerned, see your PCP for consultation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a boil outside the eye crease which causes the swelling of the whole eye crease?

Is it possible to have a boil outside the eye crease which causes the swelling of the whole eye crease?

Yes: You likely have a hordeolum (stye) that will resolve with warm compresses. However, if you have difficulty seeing or difficulty moving your eye, you need to seek immediate medical attention in case of a more serious infection. ...Read more

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I've been having constant burning pain in my lower left abdominal region. It seems to be most prominent in the psaos area, but radiates around the back. The skin in the area from the psoas muscle to the top of the hip feels raw to the touch and is generat

You : You need to have a complete medical evaluation and complete physical examination. Tell your doctor oif your weight loss has been intentional or unintentional. Your symptoms are concerning and you need to find out the cause. Please make an appointment immediately. If you develop increased pain, can't eat, have fever, or vomiting then you need to be seen immediately as an emergency. ...Read more