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What Can I Do To Cure Knee Issues That Have Not Responded To Surgery
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What to do if I have to get both, due to health issues, and I really don't want to suffer two recoveries. is it possible these surgeries can be done together?
For what?: What type of surgery do you need? Can they both be done by the same surgeon? Would one interfere with the other? You really have to pose your question to your Surgeon. He/she will know what's best for you. ...Read more
Does having a knee that is unable to be straighten require surgery? If so what do they do in surgery to help it go straight? I hope you can help me
Bent knee: May be due to chondromalacia patellae, where cartilege on underside of kneecap is worn down & bone is rubbing on bone, or more likely u may have injured meniscus inside the joint & a tear/loose piece is preventing full extension. Knee arthroscopy by orthopedist can examine & often improve such problems. Recovery time is usually quite rapid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So with rosacea there is not treatment unless you have laser, which i can not afford. Does anyone know of anything to help it ?
What to do if i had to have a spinal fusion surgery for scoliosis and i think it has failed any way to tell?
Yes: If rods have broken, screws broken, and your are having pain. Also, progressive loss of correction are signs that the bone has not healed. I reiterate, pain would be my indication of failure or progressive recurrence of deformity. So are you leaning more, stooping forward? These are signs of failure of the fusion. ...Read more
Sore knees: Depends on the cause...See your doctor. If inflammatory, then often 1st managed with low impact exercise to strengthen your quads, and avoiding deep knee bending activities. Also oral or topical nsaids or tylenol (acetaminophen) can be of benefit, as well as a brace. Injection of cortisone or hyaluronic acid also very popular. Surgery usually for torn cartilage. ...Read more
Is there any kind of home treatment that you can do to repair a swollen herniated navel, I really Need help but cant afford Medical treatment?
What to do if I have been diagnosed with glaucoma, are there any surgeries that can correct this.?
I have a hemi Retinol occlusion. I do not want to have injections. Can I take any medication for it. Can the eye repair itself?
Several things:: There is no medication for hemiretinal occlusion (stroke). The spontaneous recovery is at the edges of the damaged area but the central area where the blood supply was cut off will loss function. Injections are to prevent abnormal vessels from growing which can threaten the rest of the retina. Before the injections there was no realistic treatment. It is your choice to decline them or not. ...Read more
Hi I think it may be possible I have a pilonidal cyst but all the systems include puss and I've not seen any. Do you have any advice as to what it is? And ways to help it until I can get to my doctor?
Go to a therapist.: Depression is a condition that often responds to talk therapy. If you can find someone please take advantage of therapy. Finding the cause or source of your depression will give you a starting point to make the changes you need to make to get out of your depression. Without the starting point it is difficult to make a plan. Exercise is often helpful with depression. ...Read more
I have ED and I am sure it may be due to physiological or neve damage how to know if I am correct.If physiological how to cure if nerve how to cure?
Common: Could be emotional. Could be physical. If you are a heavy smoker, that could be the problem. If you are a drinker or drug user, that could be the problem. Sometimes it can be due to other problems such as diabetes. Try taking an Aspirin everyday for a couple of weeks and if this doesn't work, you should see a physician and maybe try viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis which will help make the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Keep it clean : The best environment for your body to heal a wound is one that is moist (not wet, not dry), clean, free from pressure/trauma and swelling, without infection and with adequate blood flow. If all those factors are present, a wound should heal by itself and pain will gradually decrease. ...Read more
What to do if I have been diagnosed with depression and the medication What to do if I have been given doesn't seem to change how I'm feeling that much?
Last option: Tmj surgery should be the last option after all conservative procedures have been attempted. True, if there has been severe trauma, then some surgery cannot wait. A thorough history and exam, including x-rays, an mri, etc. May be needed to determine if surgery should be considered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Response: Hope it turns out well. If you are unsure, get a second neurosurgical opinion. There are some surgeons who have loads of experience in this area, so, you might prefer a respected, skillful practitioner, who has performed many such procedures. ...Read more
What else can I do with my TMJ? I have a splint and had physical therapy, but is there anything I can do that can take away the pain fully?
Yes : Splint and physical therapy are part of the treatment not all the treatment . You should have a full and detailed examination for full assessment if the situation . Apparently you are having an acute closed lock . A well trained dentist in that field could unlock it for you . Have they ever tried to inject the TMJ with %1 Carbocaine . No Epinephrine . And manually unlock it for you . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Can my knock knees get cure without surgery? because i don't want to undergo for surgery as i might get risks in future. please guide me.
Cure for Genu Valgus: The short answer is: No, you can't treat knock knees (Genu Valgus) without surgery. The treatment for knock knees vary according to the age of the patient as well as the sex of the patient. Pre-pubertal surgery can be by using stapling of the growth plates of the knees for a varied time to align the knees. After the growth plates have closed a surgical procedure with wedge excision is needed. ...Read more
Too broad a question: If it is injury related, it depends on what the injury is. Most injuries will get better on they own with rest. If it is a carriage tear, it might need arthroscopic surgery. If it is arthritis and there is a lot of degenerative disease, you might actually need a joint replacement. I recommend a careful evaluation by your internist, probably followed by an orthopedic evaluation. ...Read more
Its my knees, i can't walk easily, every step causes pain.I took vitamines & glocusamine with no use.Is there any cure other than surgery(plz see x-ray)?
2 nd opinion: Get 2 nd opinion from another surgeon. ...Read more
Knee pain: The right first thing to do is to see an orthopedist for a diagnosis of the cause of the pain . Then a treatment plan can be developed . ...Read more
Arthritis: Firstly there is no cure for the arthritis. Secondly - one can try Cold Laser treatments, topical NSAID like Pennsaid, the Option of Autologous stem cells and PRP injections is also a possibility, Oral NSAID's is also an option. In all of this exercise as much as possible. Knee brace may also help. ...Read more
I'm 17 and have bow legs, i've recently been getting a lot of pain in my knees, should I see a doctor? Is surgery needed to cure this?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor, get standing full length hip to ankle xrays of your knees and get a detailed history and physical examination. There is a large variation of alignment in the human populaiton, but if the malalignment is severe, it could lead to wear of the medial compartment of your knee. So, get checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I unknowingly triple dosed on ibuprofen and gave myself an ulcer. I am having knee replacement surgery this month. How to cure ulcer? Eating bland
Nsaids: There are several modalities on how to treat an ulcer; your dr will choose the best option for you. Most likely you will be prescribed analgesic that do not affect your stomach, if you describe what happened to the surgeons. Diet will be of course part of the treatment, but there is more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seek Consultation.: You will be best off seeking consultation with an orthopedic surgeon who will evaluate your situation. Only after complete history and physical examination (sometimes imaging also) will he/she be able to provide you with a diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Online consultants can only speculate. Best wishes. ...Read more
Cannot: May be able to unload joints using unloader braces. This will not permanantly correct the problem. Severe knock knees can lead to early arthritis. Surgical correction generally includes gradual correction with an external fixator. Acute correction can lead to nerve problems. In older adults with degenerative disease, knee arthroplasty is performed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: You are done growing at that age so no nonsurgical treatments will change your bone and me alignment. The bigger question is are you having problems with it? There is a variation of normal among people in unless you're having problems I would not worry about it. If you are having difficulty you should seek an orthopedic surgeon and a major surgery would be required to realign your legs. This is usually not necessary. ...Read more
Depends: This depends on the cause...if you were born with knock knees typically surgery is not done to correct this, especially at this age. If arthritis is the cause, then depending on the severity, knee replacements can be done to correct this. I recommend you see an orthopedist or sports medicine doctor to determine the next step. ...Read more
Doctor: See your pcp to undergo an evaluation. ...Read more
I do, complex: Knee reconstructions are very complex and should be done by an experienced surgeon familiar with the latest techniques. When done correctly and with a well-directed and compliant patient, the results can be very satisfactory. The patient should be well-prepared as it is a very difficult recovery. The pain, although significant at times, can be controlled with cutting edge techniques. ...Read more
You will get better: In general,because of swelling and post operative pain,the range of motion of the knee is limited.As the knee heals from the surgery and as the selling goes down,the range of motion of your knee will improve. You will need physical therapy to complete the recovery. You will get better. You did not give how long since the surgery or the time since so the answer given here is a general answer. ...Read more
Likely Yes: If you have had an injury and cannot bend your knee, something may be stuck inside. If not getting better on its own, sometimes a quick outpatient surgery is the only way to get it going again. I would see your orthopedist sooner rather than later with a stuck knee. Don't let it go. ...Read more
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