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13 wbc(8411 abs neutro) esr 45, dermatographia, hip bursitis, edema in lower legs. test neg for lupus, thyroid, rh arth.sent dr to dr. Feeling hopeles?
L hip MRI mild effusion/pain, 2008, self-resolved. Now same pain in rt hip, rt shoulder. Ana 1:140/speckled. Pcp referred me to rheum. Necessary?
Yes: It's time to get a diagnosis. Once you know the problem you can decide a course of action. ...Read more
Overworked aching 10 months both knees been diagnosed with osgood schlatters, patellar tendonitis, patellofemoral syndrome. Icing, pt, Advil (ibuprofen) don't work?
Crp/sed rate norm 1 wk prior to out pt proced. Crp esc to 300 with hi d dimer. Admitted . diangosis multi org serositis/poss clot. history sle. Exp pot clot dx?
See details: I am not sure what you are asking. It sounds as if you have experienced a lupus flare. You were also likely tested for clotting disorders associated with lupus. Do you see a rheumatologist. If not, do so. If you do, any questions should be discussed with that doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recent dx: aps, fac v leiden. Prob with flank pn, micro hematuria/wbc. diangosis 2012 lphs. Pain increase, BP 132/118 in last 6 wks. Should i seek 2nd opin?
I'm not an expert...: It sounds like you have been diagnosed with two possible sources of 'thrombophilia, ' the tendency for blood to clot, forming deep vein thromboses or pulmonary emboli. It occurs to me that your blood pressure needs to come down into a safer range, to keep you away from danger of kidney damageor stroke. Talk with your doctor, but by all means, get another opinion if questions remain. Good luck. ...Read more
Tight hamstrings & bilat shooting pain dwn thighs x4months.Runner.Previously flexible.Have ctd. Md quickly dx'd me w/hamstring pull.Referred me to pt?
Lower l&r ab pain. Upper stomach pain for five wks. Colonscopy 17mo ago, diverticulosis. Egd 18mo ago foveolar hyperplasia & mild gastritis, ideas?
Lower abdomen pain: You already have diverticulosis. Any inflammation can cause it. You need us/ct of abdomen ; pelvis to r/o kub stone, stricture, neoplasm, ischemia, hernia, prostate problem, aorta , new colon problems, since colonoscopy 17 months ago. Pls. See your doctor for good history, thorough evaluation ; diagnostic work up. Thank you. ...Read more
,-2010- foley for surg prep for tibia&sh-caused renal failure &UTIsurg0 now-hemogl.bld work norm BP190/120 -90/39 nt. Sw.
Nodule (hernia th-abd-3pain?
Treatment for grade 4 chondromalacia medial patellar facet with patella alta with pt / pl ratio of 1.6?
Do i hv gout? Vry fit 5'8"140lb w hi mtblism/aptite divrs hlthy diet oca jnt pain. Alwy sam loc in l hnd rng fgr 3rd metacrpl jnt sweling lst 2-3 day
Knee dislocation 1mth ago recent MRI says lrg joint effusion-oedema in region of medial patellar retinaculum& patellofemoral ligament-meaning how2 fix?
? Patellar dislocate: Sounds more like a patellar dislocation. Rx varies with traumatic, 1st time, no trauma involved, also depends on ur alignment . Could b surg repair 2 realignment procedure , soft tissue or boney or both. A lot needs 2 b taken into evaluating the cause & then deciding on a rx. ...Read more
Diagnosed w c5/c6 pinched nerve (ncs test), mild shoulder bursitis & bicep tendinosis (mri), & de Quervain's (finkelstein's) on same side. Possible?
Dx'd Ana dual @ 1:320. Rosacea, eczema, SOB on exert, lower leg pit edema shins ankles. Abn PFT, no sig find HR CT lung, wgt gain, - ech o card. Next?
Dull rt lower pelvicpain radiates to leg, ultsd-ve, ct-ve, ca125normal, pap-ve, pid-ve, uti-ve, lower back pain, cramps, snc 2 mths, c sctn 3 yrs ago, no dx
Pain r leg proximal tibia n ankle. Doc says ligament instability what is that? Oteoarthritis in both knees connected?
Related...yes: Ligaments connect bone to bone. Ligament instability means that the supporting structures are not holding the joint in alignment for efficient motion. The knee, leg (tibia) and ankle are all connected and if one component is weak, the others will compensate. Osteoarthritis is basically a wear and tear of the joint. If the joint is not stable, the bones rub and become irritated and inflamed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
24yr old fem. Ibs & prolapse cmplcns post surg. Drs not helping, pain w eating, 6mos for GI referral, history eating dis on top. Any ideas at all?
Follow up to dr harvey; had mri, shows grade 2&3 tears, joint effusion & chrondomalacia patella & patella tilt. Both knees snapped in when i fell ?
Surgery: Your condition sounds pretty bad. Orthopedic consultation should be considered. ...Read more
Difficulty walking distances. PX back, RT hip, radiates to front of LF thigh to knee. Had DX tests, seen ORS & PT. Nothing working. Any suggestions?
Ruq painx4mo w naus.Sle.Ercp dil ducts w stenosis., pain over liver no gb. Liv bx. Sev pain follows bx. Dr says CRP and sed rate extremely hi. No dx.
See below: You need to let your doctor know about the pain you having since the biopsy. If is getting worse with time, you may be experiencing complications from the biopsy. Also sometimes ERCP is associated with triggereing pancreatitis. Call your doctor so that you can be seen and evaluated. ...Read more