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Malleus Incus Stapes
Upward hit to L.Malleus swell cold. X-ray today pos old injury@sight. Midfoot 2 m ago 3+X-rays MRI show no old ankle injury.mistake not old but new?
Maybe: Xray can't show everything. New injury often just a black line/crack, while older injury has white (calcium deposits) edges indicating effort at healing. Supportive care (rest/ice/elevation) and a little time (2-3 days). If not improving, see your Dr / Ortho for further eval and to consider an MRI later. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dating and mono hi! i was diagnosed with mono on 9/21/11. My symptoms started showing about 1.5 weeks prior. I am feeling much better but i've read that you can be contagious for the first 6 months --not sure if that means from the date of infection (incu
18 months: Epstein barr virus the cause of mononucleosis is spread by kissing. Once you are infected you shead virus in your saliva for 18 months from the date of your infection, long after you've recovered. This is how mono is spread from seemingly healthy people to susceptible partners who they kiss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does the tetm "hypermobile stapes" mean in regards to the inner ear? I saw this on my perilymph fistula op report.
Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes! ...Read more
Pelvic congestion: Part of the premenstrual syndrome is the pelvic congestion which includes of pelvic walls lined by muscles and peritoneum & pelvic organs like intestines, bladder, in addition to uterus and ovaries. The intestinal congestion caused increased leaking of fluid across the increased wall, also causing incresed stimulation of the nerves supplying the intestines thus causing more bowel movements in pms. ...Read more
Exciting time : Newest meds in chronological order: tysabri (natalizumab), (natalizumab) gilenya, aubagio, and next month bg-12 (?Tech-fentora). The two most potent, by far are tysabri (natalizumab) and gilenya, but both require ongoing risk management. Research meds will likely go on market in next few yrs, and include lemtrada and daclizamab. A pill, laquinamod, is likely not a good candidate due to low potency, but may help spms cases. ...Read more
Elevated SGPT: Slightly elevated SGPT or ALT can be due to variety of reasons. This is one of the blood test of liver function tests. It will be helpful to know the other values. Few possible causes are non alcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatitis due viruses such as hepatitis C or B, or other causes. You should see physician for further evaluation with blood test and either ultrasound or MRI ...Read more