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Tears Under Johns Mad Notes Of Pain
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?
If my OB had overlooked a tear to the IAS while repairing a partial 4th degree (EAS and rectal mucosa only, per delivery notes), I would be experiencing significant symptoms @ 12 weeks PP, correct?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Orthopedic: Please see an orthopedic surgeon, as you may require arthroscopic repair. Good luck. ...Read more
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
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
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