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Did backhandspring, twisted elbow when extended, popped, sharp pains behind elbow & on top and not bruised... Can barely bend fingers. Pops a lot.?
Elbow pain: Are you able to fully bend & straighten elbow joint? Can you turn hand palm down & back? May have dislocated elbow or broken radius/ulna/humerus or merely strained ligaments. Best to have joint examined & x-rayed (emergencyroom) so appropriate treatment can be given. Motrin/aleve/etc (if you can take them) may take edge off pain. Ice for swelling. Sling or splint for support until seen by doc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Twisted & popped elbow, it tingles, little swollen, looks different, hurts, locks up & catches, pops a lot..? Was during a backhandspring
Orthopaedic surgeon : You may have dislocated or fractured your elbow and need to see an orthopaedic surgeon for x-rays and physical exam. Elbow instability and fractures can be difficult to treat. The sooner the problem is diagnosed, the sooner it can be treated. Make sure your orthopaedic surgeon is board certified and is experienced with elbow trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Played football, knuckle under ring finger hurts when i move that finger. When i tried pushing it down to crack it, it got stuck and i snapped it back?
Bursitis: The pre-patellar bursa can sometimes become inflamed by repetitive kneeling or bumping the knee. Though this bursitis usually resolves with anti-inflammatory meds and avoidance of kneeling, sometimes the bursa becomes infected as well which requires antibiotics for treatment. Your primary care physician or orthopaedic surgeon can help with the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
was shoveling snow that was very heavy, twisting the shovel to throw the snow away, heard crunching & popping. left elbow weak, pain. ER?
24f slipped down steps fell butt!a lot pain, shoots down upper r leg when laying.Trouble going #2 feels like a bulge around anus.Possible colon injury?
See health provider: Please see your health care provider as soon as possible! a colon injury is unlikely, but a bony injury to the sacrum or lumbar spine is possible. Also, there is a chance for an injury or swelling around nerves or nerve roots in the lumbar area, especially if it is difficult to defecate, or if incontinent of stool. Painful defecation not necessarily related to nerves. ...Read more
Trekking jungle borneo, fell few times, hurt knee, after really hurt when bending, like upstairs, went swollen just above knee cap, just hurts little?
Hit wrist hard when slipped , Cut it . Woke up pinky and radiading pain down arm .... Don't know what's wrong, is it the cut or bone...?
I injured hand, now when move pinkie finger, hand makes crunching sound, what's happening? Did i break it or just sprain it? It hurts a lot.
Doing squats yesterday no weights and it felt like something above my knee cap ripped. I only did 8. Today go down stairs or sit down on Couch same?
Doubt U tor the quad: but surly U injured it. coming out of a deep squat, puts Ur quad @ a bad advantage as far as leverage is concerned. for now ice, neoprene sleeve, I call non-functional bracing. it merely send stronger signals 2 Ur brain for proprioception, & sub consciously will B protective of it. as a brace, it adds no more than that. in 4 days NSAIDS, activity modification & slowly get back in 2 exercise as tol ...Read more
I heard something tear underneath my knee cap when I bent down to pick up a towel. It hurts bad! what happened?
Hit top of my head when bending down in fridge and stood up quick hit it on freezer door.Still hurts giving me head ache.Should i worry?
Probably OK: It is unlikely that you hit your head with enough force on the freezer door to cause any serious damage. However, if you develop any symptoms of closed head injury, such as vision changes, vomiting, mental status changes, then you need to be seen. But the likelihood is that you got a good knock and may have a bruise. ...Read more
My 2 yo was in front of shopping cart. Bros jumped on cart & knocked it forward to ground. Don't think he hit head or very lightly. No crying. Worry?
Generally no concern: Most of the time if a child hits himself against an object, falls on a hard surface and the like just observe your child. Of course, settings and children are different. Generally if no loss of consciousness, child is herself/himself, then just observation should be enough. However, if the child shows any odd behivior, then an emergency evaluation would be wise. Most importantly remain calm! ...Read more
Coban wrappd finger4 reinjury sprain.Used cream&did massage&stretch 1mth.Now skin looks crepy&dermal ridges seem stretched/enlarged.Permanent?What 2do
Unlikely Permanent: Coban was not designed to be used for more than a few minutes as a pressure dressing. Using it for several day (even an hour or several hours) could permanently damage the circulation and cause the loss of a finger. Since your finger has not been removed, the things you are notcing are unlikely to be permanent. Moisture or cream under the coban could cause the symptoms noted, bur will be normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Big dog hit shin bone about 5 inches below knee. bruised she knocked me down landed on knee, knocked off shoe pain is severe in knee when i bend it.
Ice, ice, baby!: For just about any injury, ice is the key to minimizing swelling. Well that plus rest, compression & elevation. However, if you did more than bruise your hand, especially if you've "lost a knuckle" (it's no longer visible when you make a fist), you might have broken a bone & should go see your family doc. Any numbness, tingling, weakness and/or excess bleeding needs to be evaluated immediately. ...Read more
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