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Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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Reasons for dull aching lump in left side upper hip in a skinny teen that isn't stool is the most likely thing cancer?

Reasons for dull aching lump in left side upper hip in a skinny teen that isn't stool is the most likely thing cancer?

Abdominal mass: A mass in the abdomen can be many things. Cancer is on the list but nit high on mine. Cysts and other lumps can be the cause. You need a doctor exam and a CT scan of your abdomen. Worrying is difficult to stop. Talk to your parents make sure you have a support system. You do not need to are for this alone ! ...Read more

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How common is bone cancer on a foot in a 23yo female?

How common is bone cancer on a foot in a 23yo female?

It's rare: Of the many different types of cancer bone cancer is one of the more were types. Usually bone cancer is is the spread of cancer that started another place. Cancer that originates in somebody's bones is rare. It is very to have bone cancer in the foot of someone who is in her 20s ...Read more

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There is fracture of enterior part of greater tuberosity of humerus. It is near joint. Bit I am feeling severe pain in sacpulas.

There is fracture of enterior part of greater tuberosity of humerus. It is near joint. Bit I am feeling severe pain in sacpulas.

The traveler: Sounds like referred pain is the culprit, nerves from the effected site send pain to other areas, rather common occurrence. I hope you feel better! ...Read more

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I have pain in my hip joint, the pain is unbearable at times. Is this most likely to be arthritis type of pain.

I have pain in my hip joint, the pain is unbearable at times. Is this most likely to be arthritis type of pain.

Depends: Depends on the location of the "hip." the term "hip" is often not specifically localizing, even for physicians. If pain in in the groin, actual hip joint may be involved. If pain is on the side, it may be bursitis. If pain is in the butt, other possibilities. This would have to be localized and then specific treatment of bursal injection, identification and assurance of no fracture.... ...Read more

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Have a complete tear of left flexor hallucis longus tendon. Tear is in front of knot of henry. Is surgery best or is something less invasive possible?

Have a complete tear of left flexor hallucis longus tendon. Tear is in front of knot of henry. Is surgery best or is something less invasive possible?

Experience counts.: It goes without saying that every patient's condition should be evaluated before applying general rules, but, if the laceration is distal (toward the toes) to the knot of Henry, then surgical repair is probably best. Find an experienced surgeon. ...Read more

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What disease could produce painless- rigid-unilateral inflammation of the first and second toes? prescription shows no fractures in a 57 year old man

What disease could produce painless- rigid-unilateral inflammation of the first and second toes? prescription shows no fractures in a 57 year old man

Hallux Rigidus: 1-hallux rigidus/limitus involves the 1st metatarso-phalangeal joint. This joint is located at the base of the big toe. Hallux rigidus/limitus causes pain and stiffness in the big toe, and with time it becomes increasingly harder to bend the toe. This is a progressive condition during which the toe's motion decreases as time goes on. 2-are you diabetic if so there could be another explanations. ...Read more

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Just how bad is a knee anterior cruciate ligament injury at the age of 26?

Just how bad is a knee anterior cruciate ligament injury at the age of 26?

Significant: A tear of your anterior cruciate ligament (acl) is a significant injury to your knee. Reconstructive surgery is often necessary to restore the stability of your knee, if conservative treatment with physical therapy and/or bracing has not been effective. See an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in knee reconstruction to discuss your individual situation. ...Read more

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When one has intermittent bone pain in the hips, is that a symptom of prostate cancer?

When one has intermittent bone pain in the hips, is that a symptom of prostate cancer?

Unlikely: If you haven't had a diagnosis of prostate cancer (pca) before, then hip pain is highly unlikely to be the first sign. If your blood psa level was low, then you could practically rule pca out. No need to do this test except to relieve you of unnecessary worry. Even if you do have pca diagnosis, other causes are more likely. It's even more unlikely if the pain is intermittent on both sides. ...Read more

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At an age of around 30, is it too early to be suffering from degenerative joint disease in the knees?

At an age of around 30, is it too early to be suffering from degenerative joint disease in the knees?

See below: Yes. It is not impossible, but certainly far from the norm for a 30 year old to have djd. ...Read more

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I'm not pregnant.my age19 years.I have pain in the shoulder for more than a month.I have a deformation of the rib cage.

I'm not pregnant.my age19 years.I have pain in the shoulder for more than a month.I have a deformation of the rib cage.

Time to see a doc: Shoulder pain can come from a variety of sources. Depending on the location, possibilities include tendonitis, instability (loose ligaments), muscular if around the shoulder blade, referred pain from the neck or non-orthopedic pain. After a month of symptoms, it's time to see a physician and get some answers. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a colonoscopy could change structure or shape after a colonoscopy? Like being torn from a ligament? I've been in pain for 4 months

Is it possible that a colonoscopy could change structure or shape after a colonoscopy? Like being torn from a ligament? I've been in pain for 4 months

Not typically: We're there biopsies done? . A small focal perforation might cause. Chronic abscess that could give you ongoing pain. See your doctor. A CT scan should be able to rule out most complications. ...Read more

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Is burning pain in my knee a sign of a torn ligament ?

Is burning pain in my knee a sign of a 
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Perhaps: How the pain started, and other important questions, as well as a physical exam is needed to know for sure. Burning pain is not the most common description of how a torn ligament feels, but each person's pain sensation is different. Torn ligaments re usually acutely painful and related to injury or a misstep, and can have locking or buckling of the knee. ...Read more

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I injured my right middle finger first joint >18 months ago.There is a lump(cycst?) growing at joint. The lump covers 50% of joint Is surgery needed?

I injured my right middle finger first joint  >18 months ago.There is a lump(cycst?) growing at joint. The lump covers 50% of joint Is surgery needed?

Depends: It really is based on what the "lump" is, whether or not it is causing symptoms, and what an exam of the rom and stability of the joint is. There certainly could be the possibility of removing it if it is causing symptoms or inhibiting your function of that finger. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Is meniscal calcification in my knee a sure sign of osteoarthritis?

Is meniscal calcification in my knee a sure sign of osteoarthritis?

Not necessarily: Not necessarily. The calcification could be a residual finding from a prior injury to the knee. ...Read more

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Can Mohs surgery in sternum area, cause what feels like intermittent bone pain in sternum 5 years later? The growth was the size of a 50 cent coin.

Can Mohs surgery in sternum area, cause what feels like intermittent bone pain in sternum 5 years later? The growth was the size of a 50 cent coin.

Not the Surgery: You need medical evaluation to rule out a number of possibilities. Expect a Chest X-Ray, possibly a CT of your chest , EKG, other Cardiac testing and lab work. ...Read more

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Finding a shoulder specialist in dallas. Old sports injuries, now arthritic. 50yo, when is it time for replacement?. Constant pain

End stage OA: When your pain prevents you from having a reasonable lifestyle and your range of motion does not allow you to perform your average daily living activities. ...Read more

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