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12weeks s/p tib-fib fx tibia imrod +3 screws. Ct shows <20% healing. Able to bear 60lb without any pain+ walk with 1crutch. Is it safe to bear weight.
Gambling dependency: People get into gambling, whether live or online, and get "hooked" on it, much like getting hooked on alcohol or drugs. There is denial of the problem often, and unwillingness to seek help. It sometimes indicates other deep-seated emotional issues, but not always. See your doctor or mental health professional. Gamblers anonymous (ga) can be found in your phone book. Get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ok tried shot, taping, physical therapy for patellofermoral said nothing working pain swelling still difficult with stairs knee really bothering me?
Time: You didn't specify how much time has elapsed from when your symptoms began. It seems that you've tried several conservative measures, but we don't know if you've given an appropriate amount of time for this to resolve. If all else fails, you may consider seeing an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post ACL surgery week4.Can walk without walker.Pt advised walk at home.Is walkin more good? I feel happy walking.No pain but any advise when to stop.?
Tips 4 struggle w/tapering prednisone below 5mg?Having black outs,fog,making mistakes,bad pains-affecting job.I told MD & he said just continue taper.
Prednisone Taper: Unfortunately, some of us don't really listen or understand what our patients are telling us. Look Doc, I can't function at all with my prednisone under 5 mg. I don't know how long or why you are on prednisone. If you can't make him listen and it is affecting you like that, then maybe you need a second opinion. That's how I would handle it. ...Read more
I can't relax.The stress is killing me.I train jiujitsu but don't have breath anymore. I work a lot...And im a 23 yr old lawyer that don't know w. To do?
Multiple causes: Breathing problems. Might be either exercise induced asthma, which is treated with an inhaler, or vocal cord dysfunction (vcd). Vcd is treated with multidisciplinary teams, involving breathing training. If it is stress, it is worth seeing the doctor to evaluate for medical therapy or counseling. I also suggest 10min per day of meditation, journaling, prayer, or mindfulness training. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If smone hv fun, concentrate on movies n games, cleans up, good libido, but dosnt like to work that used to enjoy once, can be still depressed? Phd.
Hvy drinkr frm 07-11.Now feel no zest in life.Weak n stressed..Married not able to sustain erection..Anxiety..N lazy .Am i depressed?
You may well be.: Do you mean from age seven to age eleven? If so, then you must have been under great stress then and it's effects may persist. In any event, people who drink heavily often do so to alleviate depression and anxiety--then the drinking takes on a life of its own. You should consult a sympathetic psychiatrist to help you get to the bottom--and to get over your distress. ...Read more
I've slept with 6 guys monogamously & Im excited with foreplay but as soon as we're about to have sex, I lose interest.What's wrong with me? I'm 19 F
Try alleve: Most over the counter meds will work for aches and pains but people respond differently to meds; so be careful and you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Need local dr caring helpful listens understands accepts caresource. Very athletic can't run anymore inpain pt and accupunture was no help canton ohio?
Hurt foot: jumped up, landed on it rolled. Swollen and badly bruised, barely any pain. Walking fine w out brace. No dr yet. How long before exercise?
6-8 weeks: 6 to 8 weeks to be safe, but you can swim or bicycle in the meantime. Walking as tolerated. No jogging until pain and swelling are gone. Remember RICE, a mnemonic for rest, ice, elevation, and compression with an ACE bandage for sprains. If pain increases or pain near outer side below knee, see your PC doctor for exam. ...Read more
Slow- to- heal metatarsal stress fracture- so far 17 weeks. Still pain, swelling- specialist says weight bearing, no boot to help healing. Is that ok?
Specialist In What?: There are a few things to consider here.I'm hoping your "specialist"thought of them but just in case:did you do what was necessary to promote healing?(e.g. following instructions; not doing too much too soon, etc)There may be a "malunion" (delayed or arrested healing) or a small painful "neuroma" that has developed.May be the beginning of a regional pain syndrome.Hopefully, you'll just get better. ...Read more
Kneeinjured.Been2days.Can't bear weight. Using cruches.Nopain.Swollenabove knee. Noredness. What should I do?
Go to the Doctor: You need an x-ray and/or an examination. Please sign off of the app here and phone your family physician's office. ...Read more
Tibial stress fracture. Doc said wear boot when possible, don't put stress on it. Is cycling ok to maintain fitness? Walking some w/out boot bad/ok?
Stress fracture: Depends...As long as you stay with low impact activities, most stress fractures will heal. However, the tibia shaft has poorer blood supply compared to other bones & in rarer circumstances will not heal & require surgery to fix. Talk with your ortho for additional info. ...Read more
I'm 29 yr old new married and he's 25 While making love his thing go down within 5 -7 mins though he has desire. Need to take daily vita or advice pls?
C7 facet fractures with pars 4 months ago consultant said healed take brace off but i'm frightened will i be ok every twinge etc i fear something wron?
It is time to try: Keep head extended not flexed. Wean out of collar gradually. ...Read more