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What If You Hurt Your Thyroid Cartilage
See your doctor: Cartilage tears are diagnosis with a combination of history taking, physical exam, x-rays, and occasionally advanced diagnostics like mri. There is no reliable way of diagnosing knee cartilage injuries or meniscal injuries by looking at it. Untreated cartilage injuries are potentially serious problems best treated early and a visit to your local orthopaedic surgeon would be a wise move. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
It depends: If your tonsils are small and the change in your throat is small then the likelihood of it changing your singing voice is small. The bigger your tonsils are the greater the likelihood that it will change your singing voice. The reason is that your throat and nose is your vocal tract. The vocal tract is what determines "your sound". By removing tonsils you change your vocal tract and you can change your sound. ...Read more
The infraspinatus is: Part of the rotator cuff that externally rotates your arm when your throw,bat,comb your hair & more if there was significant trauma your should see a fellowship trained shoulder orthopedic surgeon. A bad "sprain " could be a tear so early eval is better than latter. ...Read more
Potential damage.: Having your knee lock is not a "normal" phenomenon. It is usually secondary to a mechanical blockage to motion in the knee. The most common things that cause this are a meniscus tear and or an articular cartilage tear. Forcing your knee through blocked motion could cause permanent damage. Find a good local orthopaedic surgeon and get evaluated. ...Read more
Extension: Try back extensions. You can do these by lying on your stomach and then pushing up on your arms and holding the position for a count of 5. ...Read more
Effects of bruising or damaging your spermatic cord? How you know if you have damaged it? What would you feel? The symptoms??
Depends: If the ligaments are lax, a combination of prolotherapy and stem cell treatments can help to get them strong again. Obviously, you will need to do your part in physical therapy and exercise in order to get the best results. Look into Regenexx, they have the best system for treating these things with stem cells and have different options. They even discuss optimal medicines and foods for healing ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rheumatologist: I recommend seeing rheumatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you tell if you destroyed Cartlidge in your knee without getting it checked. What about bone to bone in the knee?
Knee pain: A good orthopedist or sports doctor can perform a series of maneuvers in the office to make an initial diagnosis. If it is a serious problem that requires intervention (arthroscopy, etc), then you will have an MRI before surgery so the surgeon can see exactly the problem. Bone-on-bone arthritis doesn't happen at 17 yo. Often knee strain will heal with rest and time, but if persistent, get checked. ...Read more
How do you know if you break or have broken your nose ( bone or cartilage)? What are the clues you break it? What are the clues you have broken it?
See a specialist.: A dislocated jaw needs to be diagnosed and treated by either a TMJ specialist, an orthopaedist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more
Guessing: Hi JenniLegal23 Since the exact position of the thyroid gland isnt important for its function (it releases hormone directly into the blood stream), I'd guess that the doctor meant that the level of thyroid activity was on the edge of either too much or too little...probably too little. But as far as I know, its not a commonly used term with us general practitioners. Good luck!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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