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Upper side of my knee got bigger and tender and i don know what caused, i had noticed after a sleep, what causes and what s the treatment?

Upper side of my knee got bigger and tender and i don know what caused, i had noticed after a sleep, what causes and what s the treatment?

Effusion: Water on the knee is known as an effusion. This is usually easiest seen proximal to and lateral to the patella. Causes include but are not limited to inflammatory issues including arthritis, synovitis, and gout/pseudo-gout. If there has been a recent injury then the fluid can be from blood accumulation from cartilage injuries, ligament injuries, fracture, or even patellar dislocation. You should see your doctor first to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have spleen cancer and was wondering what is its treatment?

I have spleen cancer and was wondering what is its treatment?

Type of cancer: There are many types of cancer that may show up in the spleen. The type of treatment will depend on the specific type. Please ask this question again with more details. ...Read more

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Have enlarged spleen and liver..could i get some treatment?


Have enlarged spleen and liver..could i get some treatment?

Hepato-splenomegaly: Hi Keith: an enlarged liver and spleen (also called, hepatosplenomegaly) has many potential causes. Broadly: infections and cancers. For someone in India, a few possibilities that must be considered include TB and malaria - there are other infections too. For malignancies, evaluations for lymphoma's and leukemia's. She must seek care as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What is a shattered spleen and treatment?

What is a shattered spleen and treatment?

Ruptured spleen: Ruptured spleen means the capsule that contains the spleen is broken or torn, usually by blunt force trauma. Car crash, falls, hit by something are causes of blunt force. Treatment depends on the degree of damage to the spleen and its blood supply. In many cases, observation, protection from further trauma is sufficient. Organ repair or removal is sometimes necessary. Ok to ask your team of docs. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for spleen injury?

What is the treatment for spleen injury?

See below: Ruptured or fractured spleen is usually from an accident, trauma, or injury. It can cause internal bleeding and left upper abdominal pain. Lab tests and likely a ct scan will make the diagnosis. Some lesser splenic injuries will heal on their own, and a major spleen injury would need surgery to remove the spleen. ...Read more

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What is a ruptured spleen treatment?

What is a ruptured spleen treatment?

Variable: The answer depends on the severity of the injury. Minor injury to the spleen can sometimes be managed without surgery by monitoring the patient for on-going bleeding, and operating only if bleeding persists. More severe injury to the spleen, or if it is associated with other injuries, is usually managed by removing the spleen surgically. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for tenderness over sinus?

What is the best treatment for tenderness over sinus?

See your doctor: You need to visit your doctor for an evaluation to determine whether or not you have infectious sinusitis. If it's infectious, you'll need an antibiotic. If not, other treatments are available. Your doctor will discuss these. ...Read more

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Is the treatment for spleen hemangioma always surgery?

Is the treatment for spleen hemangioma always surgery?

Not necessarily: The lesion may be left untreated. If the lesion is large, it is usually treated by removing the spleen, however, you may wish to discuss selective embolization of the vessel with your doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11307096/ ...Read more

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How long does it take a ruptured spleen to heal without treatment?

How long does it take a ruptured spleen to heal without treatment?

Splenic injury : The length of time required for a splenic injury to heal will invariably depend on the grade on the injury ( i.e. Severity of the injury). It can take six weeks to several months for a complete recovery. ...Read more

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What is the treatment / care once the spleen is removed?

What is the treatment / care once the spleen is removed?

Having no spleen: is common, many people don't, either born without, lose it to a disease or trauma and get surgically removed, and other conditions, vaccines against pneumococcus, meningitis and h. Flu should be administered, others like flu shots every year would be needed, antibiotics should be started as soon as infection is suspected, keep antibiotics handy when you travel, follow up with doctor often, ...Read more

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How long does the epidimys stay tender after treatment for epidimytis?

How long does the epidimys stay tender after treatment for epidimytis?

See below: It may stay tender for up to 4 weeks. Also, the pain and inflammation may recur before it is completely cured. Use anti-inflammatory meds and relative rest to overcome the pain. ...Read more

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Ultrasound scan found spleen classifications 0.02mm-0.03mm.in size. Should I be concerned??? do I need treatment?

Ultrasound scan found spleen classifications 0.02mm-0.03mm.in size. Should I be concerned??? do I need treatment?

Spleen: I assume you mean calcifications. Usually this indicates prior inflammation or granulomatous exposure, and is probably of no clinical concern, but not always. Talk to your doctor about the results. If you are otherwise healthy,, you probably don't need to worry, and there is no treatment necessary. ...Read more

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Woke up with heel pain inner/outer heel area both feet, it's worst in the morning and when I stand up, and is very tender to touch. Cause/treatment?

Woke up with heel pain inner/outer heel area both feet, it's worst in the morning and when I stand up, and is very tender to touch. Cause/treatment?

Plantar fasciitis: There are several things you can do on your own. But, if they don't work, you will need to go to the podiatrist for help. Stretch your calf muscle, ice your heel and arch, take an NSAID if you don't have an allergy/intolerance, wear a very good supportive shoe with a good quality otc arch support, avoid barefoot or flat shoes. ...Read more

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What treatment for large abdominail seroma after hernia repair has already been draind twice I use a support binder but its so tender and painful?

What treatment for large abdominail  seroma  after hernia repair has already been draind twice   I use a support binder but its so tender and painful?

Need a Game Plan: Seromas are very common after hernia surgery; almost all resolve w/in a few months after surgery. Rx depends on its size, how long it has been present, symptoms, method of hernia repair, location of mesh etc. Ask your surgeon what his/her "game plan" is. If you are not satisfied w/the answer, you may want to get a 2nd opinion from another hernia surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Submandibular lymph nodes havebeen palpable since15yrs, palpabl axillary nodes 5yrs.Both r movabl, tender n small.Pl suggest treatment.Feel tired alwys?

Submandibular lymph nodes havebeen palpable since15yrs, palpabl axillary nodes 5yrs.Both r movabl, tender n small.Pl suggest treatment.Feel tired alwys?

See your Doc: The lymph nodes are probably fibrosed due to previous infections. If you are tired all the time you need to see your doctor to be evaluated for something else, like anemia or mononucleosis. ...Read more

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Is a sinus puncture dangerous or harmful? Should it be done in many sessions? Can i stop treatment once started? Sinus feels tender after two sessions

Is a sinus puncture dangerous or harmful? Should it be done in many sessions? Can i stop treatment once started? Sinus feels tender after two sessions

Not recommended....: Sinus puncture is usually used for research and not as a treatment. You definitely should stop the treatment and get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Red mildy swollen and tender gum around 1st molar. Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Red mildy swollen and tender  gum around  1st molar.  Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Inflammation: Probably better to seek professional help. It's always better to catch things early. ...Read more