Doctor insights on:
Right Hip With Blunt Trauma
Severe stabbing pain in left arm/shoulder when i drive, open or close door with left hand or put left arm in sleeve. Xray negative for bone spurs, arthritis, etc possibly precipitated by injections?
Well, that depends o: You need to see a good ortho or physical rehab doc, and get a diagnosis. It's hard to tell you what is wrong without doing a careful physical exam. That's why we learn how to do these exams and learn the orthopedic tests that we perform on patients to make a diagnosis. Muscle trigger point injections usually do not cause lasting pain, but an injection into the joint might. This could be a rotator. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: In young people hip pain can be due to poor alignment between the top of the thigh bone and the hip socket, causing impingment. It can also be a tear in the labrum. More serious conditions involve poor blood supply to the head of the thigh bone, called avascular necrosis, and then there is arthritis, damage to the cartilage, bursitis and tendonitis. ...Read more
Not enough info.: Depends on how long you have this pain and what brings it on. Unlikely to be serious ...Read more
Could i mistake a ruptured spleen with an intercostal sprain? The pain is on the left side and back near the "floating" ribs. No blunt trauma at all.
What severe injuries are possible from hitting trochlear groove in knee into corner on a table? It was with extreme force with bent knee.
Contusion mainly: Despite the attention-getting pain, unless you have very thin/weak bones, it is unlikely to result in a break (but not impossible); and more likely to be a bruise (/contusion) of the ligament/tendon passing through there--which can take a few weeks to heal. Tear / worse damage also possible. If rest-ice-compression-elevation & Ibuprofen do not help with pain after 3-5 days, should see orthopedist. ...Read more
Pain and some weakness in outer side of upper left forearm after striking golf or tennis ball (forehand stroke only--I am left-handed). Cause?
Tendinitis likely.: From your short description, it sounds like tendinitis in the L shoulder, either from overuse / over-training or from some other injury. Playing sports just aggravates it. This is by far the most common cause of shoulder pain in athletes. For now, rest the shoulder, ice it as often as you can, & sleep in a comfortable position (on right). See a doctor or use HealthTap Prime if you're not better in ...Read more
Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper
Hip pain. Can't put weight on my right leg. Extreme pain. Only 41. History of osteoporosis in my family. No trauma to the area. Outside right hip pain?
Hip pain: Hip pain can be caused by injury to the hip joint, sacroiliac joint or the low back. Often the pain arises without obvious cause. Crutches or a rolling walker can help reduce pain by limiting weight bearing. It is important to see a hip or back expert and obtain imaging studies to determine the location of the pain and to establish a treatment regimen. ...Read more
Injury : significant bone and soft tissue of the left rib cage contusion, paravertebral lumbar area. Do you think he can play sports in a week?
Very sudden excruciating pain on outer aspect radiating to under knee cap.Unable to bear weight.No recent injury..Hx.Of surgery on knee?
Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Shoulder pain. No injury. Hypermoble. Can't lift or move arm. Popping. Front part and area by neck and shoulder blade. Help? I'm in a sling right now.
Orthopaedics consult: You need a full history and exam by an orthopaedic surgeon in clinic. ...Read more
Bone pain center of Lt hand, worse w/ grasping/pressing with fingers. Lt arm
pain radiates from inside elbow. No
trauma or swelling, Rt handed. Cause?
Ulnar neuropathy: can cause pain and parasthesias from the elbow to the 4th and 5th digits as well as loss of muscle mass in the intrinsic hand muscles. This makes one more susceptible to pain in the hand (loss of protective muscle between bone and nerve. Have your ulnar nerve checked (EMG-NCS0. If there is a problem (slowing of motor conduction) across the olecranon groove get imaging study of the elbow. ...Read more
I have severe foot/ankle pain without injury radiating up towards the knee with swelling to the ankle area?
Diagnosed with torn ligaments in my right shoulder.On dexedrine30mg.Can it cause the extreme pain i'm experiencing? Right side back/shoulder/neck/arm
Yes: Torn ligaments in the shoulder are painful.See your doctor if the pain persists and if you are having trouble moving your arm like reaching overhead or behind your back. ...Read more
I was doing an advanced exercise in PT for a split tendon in ankle where my left foot kept hitting the ground hard. No blunt force trauma to the rib.
What's your question: Unable to ascertain what you want to know ???? ...Read more
Can not bend or straighten arm with Palm side up without tremendous pain in biceps elbow &forearm. Can not touch shoulder at all. No injury or trauma ?
Needs seen: Cannot say for certain w/o exam. But absent injury/trauma, may be a tendonitis / bursitis type of inflammatory condition that is causing pain. Depending on risk factors, might be an infection in/near the shoulder. All should be examined by your Dr to clarify source and prescribe proper treatment. ...Read more