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It says in my operative notes that there is no evidence of meniscal tears. Then I have an MRI and it shows that I have a diplacement of mensical root?

It says in my operative notes that there is no evidence of meniscal tears. Then I have an MRI and it shows that I have a diplacement of mensical root?

Little complicated: As you can see from this picture, that the menscus have body and root, in this picture the root is torn but the body is not. ...Read more

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What does it mean on ankle MRI when it says incendental note of tear of atfl. I have pain in right ankle.

What does it mean on ankle MRI when it says incendental note of tear of atfl. I have pain in right ankle.

Ankle Instability: When a tear of the anterior talo-fibular ligament is noted on mri, it suggests mechanical instability of some degree. The word "incidental" means that the order for the MRI did not say that this was something of concern. It could also mean that there was no surrounding inflammation to suggest that this was a new tear (part of the present reason for ordering the test itself). Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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MRI notes medial meniscus root tear, & moderate to large joint effusion?

MRI notes medial meniscus root tear, & moderate to large joint effusion?

Orthopedic: Please see an orthopedic surgeon, as you may require arthroscopic repair.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Knee pain, instability, and painful cracking. MRI notes meniscal degeneration, no tear and severe osteoarthritis. Am I looking at a knee replacement?

Knee pain, instability, and painful cracking. MRI notes meniscal degeneration, no tear and severe osteoarthritis. Am I looking at a knee replacement?

Maybe: Although the MRI shows severe Osteoarthritis the decision about knee replacement is based on how you are functioning rather than the MRI image. Physical Therapy, medications, weight control and non drug interventions (such as Tai Chi) can help to reduce pain/improve function. You may want to discuss a comprehensive program with your health care provider as well as an Orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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MY nose is dripping s clesr substsnce that tastes like tears and has the consistancy of water. What is this?

MY nose is dripping s clesr substsnce that tastes like tears and has the consistancy of water. What is this?

Allergy/sinuses: If you have had a head injury recently then this could be a serious problem and you need to be seen right away. If you have not had a head injury then it is likely to be allergic rhinitis or chronic sinusitis. You could try a nonsedating anti-histamine like loratadine and nasal saline solution to try and clear up the drainage. If this does not work then see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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If I have s muscle tear of bout 1 1/2 inches and did not operate on it, will I be paralysed?

If I have s muscle tear of bout 1 1/2 inches and did not operate on it, will I be paralysed?

Muscles: Muscle tears do not lead to paralysis. Injuries to the spinal cord lead to paralysis. Sounds like you'll be ok. ...Read more

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How does our body produce tears?

How does our body produce tears?

Eye glands: Tears are nutrient, and fluid rich fluids secreted to protect the eye surface. They are made continuously by multiple glands interwoven in the conjunctival eye lining. These are distinct from the lacrimal glands which secrete a salt/water solution in response to irritation, and emotional situation. All glands extract the proper components from the blood stream to make the end product. ...Read more

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If my baby is tearing a lot, what should I do?

If my baby is tearing a lot, what should I do?

Lacrimal duct: Sometimes babies can have a blockage of the duct that collects the tears please contact your physician for possible treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do if I physically can't produce tears?

What can I do if I physically can't produce tears?

Not likely: Your eyes produce tears 24/7 and these so called baseline tears maintain the health of the eye. Without them you would have so you probably are producing fewer tears and maybe have an emotional block to crying. Start with your ophthalmologist to evaluate this. Tear supplements might be helpful. ...Read more

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I have viganel tearing how to I go along to get it healed?

I have viganel tearing how to I go along to get it healed?

Naturally: Most vaginal tearing from childbirth or intercourse will heal naturally without intervention. If pain increases or if you develop foul discharge, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Should I exercise my shoulders if I have full thickness tears bilateral?

Should I exercise my shoulders if I have full thickness tears bilateral?

U can: I'm assuming u have bilateral rotator cuff tears. Iif their are no contraindications you should have these fixed arthroscopically. In the mean time u can strengthen your shoulders by doing isometric rc strengthening exercises. I wouldn't do " shoulder" and " chest" workouts in the gym. This could aggravate your rc pain and possibly increase the size of the tears! ...Read more

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What is a slap tear?

What is a slap tear?

SLAP tear: This is a tear of the glenoid labrum (cartilage lip around the socket of the shoulder). ...Read more

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Who will stitch me if I tear?

Who will stitch me if I tear?

Your doctor: Your OB or midwife will do any repair you need. Occasionally, your provider isn't comfortable with the kind of tear you have and will call in a specialist to assist them or do the repair. ...Read more

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Is refresh tears a good brand?

Is refresh tears a good brand?

Yes: Refresh is what I call a syrupy tear which coats the eye and lasts longer than most other tears. There are some alternatives but this is one of the best if you have eye dryness. ...Read more

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Does the tearing of a hymen hurt?

Does the tearing of a hymen hurt?

Minimally: Many young women worry about pain from tearing a hymen. Surprisingly, many women don't even notice any discomfort when using a tampon or having sexual intercourse for the first time. Additionally, you may have broken your hymen without realizing it through tampon use or vigorous activity (bike, horse riding, gymnastics, etc). If you have concerns or are worried, discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a spinal tear in a child?

What is a spinal tear in a child?

Spinal cord rupture: A spinal cord tear usually occurs when excessive tractioin is put on the fetal head at time time of delivery, in a situation of shoulder dystocia. Tears then may occur at the cervical and upper thoracic cord. ...Read more

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Why do tears come out when I yawn?

Why do tears come out when I yawn?

The muscles used: When yawning are related to the ones that open your tear ducts ...Read more

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How do you treat tear in a tendon.?

How do you treat tear in a tendon.?

Depends on a lot: This depends greatly on which tendon, degree of tear, and functional goals of the patient. At best, some tears can be managed with pain control and rest, similar to a muscle strain; complete tears or tears in muscles bearing high loads may require surgery. Often physical therapy will be a component of the plan, as will antiinflammatories and rest. ...Read more

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Can a gluteus miminus tear be fixed?

It depend: Were the tear is at the insertion of the muscle at femur bone or in the body of the muscle. If it is in the body I do not think so. ...Read more

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What can tear a hymen apart from sex?

What can tear a hymen apart from sex?

Hymen: The hymen can sustain trauma if anything is placed in the vagina such as a tampon. ...Read more

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How do you let a tear in your anus heal?

How do you let a tear in your anus heal?

With: Warm baths (Sitz baths) and soft stools. Occasionally your doctor will prescribe nitroglycerine as a gel or suppository. ...Read more

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What causes small tears on vaginal area?

What causes small tears on vaginal area?

Depends on age, etc: In young, healthy adults, vaginal tears are usually related to trauma (rough or under-lubricated intercourse) or infection such as a yeast infection. Yeast infections are also common in infants and children. As we enter menopause, hormone changes can cause severe dryness and skin tearing, and again leave us more susceptible to infection. Other skin conditions and medications may also cause tearing. ...Read more

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Small full thickness tear needs surgery?

Small full thickness tear needs surgery?

Depends: So depends on wear tear is. Is it just a laceration or cut on the hand or skin? If it is superficial or small then it does not require any stitches/sutures. If deeper it may benefit from some stitches. But usually not surgery. This can be assessed in a local urgent care or emergency room or even by your doctor. At this point, keep it clean with antibiotic ointment and occlusive dressing/bandaid. ...Read more

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How does an annular tear typically occur?

How does an annular tear typically occur?

Twisting: Movements, especially twisting cause microscopic tears in the collagen fibers (tiny structural elements like the fibers or threads of a fabric) of the annulus (part of the disk). The body has some ability to heal such tears, but there is a limit. When the amount of microscopic tears becomes large, the tears connect, causing a larger tear. Sometimes those tears are painful. ...Read more

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What happens when you tear your rotator cuff?

What happens when you tear your rotator cuff?

Functional loss: The rotator cuff typically tears at the insertion where it attaches to the humerus bone (ball part of the ball and socket). Since it stabilizes the shoulder, a tear doesn't allow the large muscles of the shoulder (deltoids) to function correctly and indirectly causes weakness and pain. A rotator cuff tear does not heal itself and usually requires surgery to reattach the tendon to the bone. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a male tear his meatus?

Please tell me, could a male tear his meatus?

Yes: It usually occurs because something is placed inside the urethra and pulled out roughly, tearing the opening. Sometimes piercings can be pulled loose and tear the opening. (especially, prince alberts.). ...Read more