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Pic Of The Sing And Splint After You Breake Your Collarbone
Can you sit on top of the inflatable splint blownup if so please test it for me and send me pic to prove to me it can be done?
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Hi I broke my 5th metacapals on my left hand what should I do? The xray is on my profile picture this is the only way I can show. Can I self heal on a hosital splint or do I need surgery?
Ans: Well depends on the type of fracture. So you are best to see an orthopedic ...Read more
Knot: I am having a hard time trying to visualize this. I don't know if you are referring to normal muscle mass that becomes more prominent or a lump of tissue. The best way to figure this out is through physical examination with history. ...Read more
It's: Normal for them to be prominent especially if you are lean or if you just don't have body fat in that area ...Read more
Yes: This is normal, especially in thin individuals, they make become more prominent with weight loss ...Read more
No: I suppose everyone has a different definition of "weird, " but in my opinion every person has a different body image and different needs and things that make them happy, so if this is your thing, I don't see anything wrong with that. ...Read more
Don't Know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Physical exam: Physical exam generally adequate to identify. In extreme cat scan could be performed but a great deal of radiation. For something a simple exam should qualify. Every physician has been trained to examine this area. ...Read more
Could very well be-: -strained muscle, but if it is very bothersome, have it evaluated bye your PCP ...Read more
See a physician: If the pain has been persistent for weeks, or if it's been gradually worsening, or if the pain awakens you at night, or if there is any concerning associated rash or discoloration, see a physician. ...Read more
Tough to say: The concern would purely be to get any "mass" checked out to be safe and assure it is not something serious. If it is a fatty mass (Lipoma) then they are benign in nature, but could still grow and encroach against vessels or nerves and cause pain, so may need removal. If it a lymph node near your collar bone, then that is a different story. Best to get it diagnosed by Doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Advise not: You should contact your doctor asap for evaluation. No one can simply look at a picture on the internet and give you any valuable medical opinions regarding a possible miscarriage. Don't wait to call or have an emergency department evaluation. Complications can be potentially very serious. ...Read more
Can't: Best means to immoblize or rest or clavicle or collarbone is a sling. Figure of eight harnesses have also been used for fractures but there is no evidence to show that these are any better than a simple sling and are often times more cumbersome or uncomfortable. ...Read more
Need More info.: I am going to assume you mean the lump/bump at the outer edge of the collarbone (clavicle). This is a joint called the ac joint or acromioclavicular joint. If you have pain with this lump or it is a new lump or slowly increasing in size you need to see an orthopedic surgeon and get xrays. Good luck. ...Read more
Need more info: And we cannot see an image. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
Sorry: We do not have access to pics of your bumps. You will need to be seen. ...Read more
Swelling: It is hard to say without examining you in person but it sounds like may be describing a swollen lymph node. The fact that this lesion is painful means you need to see a physician in person for consideration of further testing. ...Read more
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FIRST...: Find out what it is... A rash that itches or an itch that rashes? See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Ringworm: We can't see your photograph on the medical education portion of health tap. Are you sure it is ringworm? How has it been treated to date? It is best to get a definitive medical diagnosis and if current medication regimen is not working - an alternate treatment can be recommended. ...Read more
Up to a year: A "bone bruise", or subperiosteal hematoma, can cause significant discomfort for a few months then be tender to touch somewaht for a year or more. ...Read more
Absolutely: There are a number of muscles that run through the general area of the neck and clavicle. For a number of reasons, these muscles can go into spasm. One example is someone who has a pinched nerve in the neck that then can cause pain in the neck going down into the shoulder, often associated with spasm. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
Muscle pain?: Assuming you didn't have any trauma, cough, shortness of breath, fever......, then possibly its musculoskeletal pain. Try hotshowers and Aleve (naproxen) (twice a day) for few days, if not improved, you may need to see a doctor, to be examined and may be have an x-ray done. Don't wait too long ...Read more
Lymph nodes: These "glands " are lymph nodes they are part of the lymphatic system they part a part in fighting off infection. Each section of the body has a series of lymph glands. They enlarge if they are fighting off an infection in an area. They can become enlarged with certain viral infections. On a more ominous node if they are become enlarged due to metastatic cancer or a primary lymphoma.See a doc! ...Read more
Sometimes: Depends on the picture, how clear it is, and position of fetus. Why not just ask the person who performed the somogram? ...Read more
Fractured clavicle: Fractured clavicle of the newborn are of very little significance. Treatment requires little to no intervention and heals spontaneously. ...Read more
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