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What Kind Of Activities Will Cause You To Have Sesamoiditis
Sesamoiditis is an inflammation of bones identified as sesamoid or sesame seed shaped bones. These are small bones found in several areas of the foot. The ones generally associated with sesamoiditis are found embedded in a tendon that helps flex the big toe downward. They are ball of the foot just under ...Read more
What are the symptoms of a sagittal band injury and how can you tell if you have one? What do doctors do to determine injuries of the knuckle?
Nothing: A true heel fracture (calcaneal fracture) is relatively rare, in terms of overall foot/ankle fractures. Most commonly, they occur after a fall from height (ladder, or jumping from height of 5-6') or car accident. Is this the type of injury you meant? They are quite painful and very serious injuries which should be evaluated immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell if you have craniocervical instability? What are the symptoms? What kind of doctor diagnoses this?
Good question: I would suggest that you consult with an osteopathic physician (D.O) who may order an x-ray and/or show you pictures to explain this condition. He/she will be able to help you if the craniocervical instability is the problem and how to prevent it come getting worse. ...Read more
What are the signs of depression? How do you know if you're depressed? Do you have to have a certain number of symptoms or something?
If : If you are feeling down and in the dumps, that is called a depressed mood. Clinical depression is a more serious matter. Symptoms of depression can include angry or sad mood; eating too much or too little; sleeping too much or too little; excessive feelings of guilt feeling helpless or hopeless; losing motivation to do things; isolating from other people; poor concentration or memory; having a harder time making decisions, liking yourself less, having thoughts of suicide and not enjoying things that used to be fun. If you find that you have at least a handful of these symptoms, i suggest that you discuss it with your doctor so that it can be determined if you are suffering from major depression. Once the cause is established, than you and your doctor can decide on a plan of action. I hope this is helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me what kind of injury, non-skin related, would cause a person to be put in a body-cast?
What are some signs that can tell you that you can't have kids or you have to go to the doctor to take some type of test?
Family practice : There are no specific test to tell you that you can't get preg. Certain conditions may make it harder however and your dr can review them with you. Then set a plan to help you. ...Read more
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Almost endless: There are hundreds of different injuries that can happen in regard to the knee ligaments. ...Read more
How do you get rid of laryngitis and what are the causes? Also what kind of allergy will make you cough?
High heels: High heels adds stress to the ball of the foot which could cause bunions, hammertoes, stress fractures. It also shortens your calf muscle putting stress on the achilles tendon and cause plantar fasciitis. In other words it keeps us in business. :) the best thing you could do other than wearing lower heels, is to stretch the calves. ...Read more
Not able to burp, causes bloating & not able to intake fluid/foods eventually. What can I do to find some kind of relief and what is the cause?
See a Doctor: There could be many things such as achalasia, which is increased tone of the esophageal sphincter. Symptoms include what you've described along with chest pain. This might also be caused by hiatal hernia with is a protrusion of the stomach into the esophagus. Both are very treatable conditions, but it is important to see a physician to identify the cause especially if your food intake is effected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How stressed do you have to be in order to miss a period? Like what kind of stress and what level of stress?
Usually none: There is no particular exercise that is more likely to cause a hernia compared to another. Hernias can come from activity, but typically only in genetically susceptible individuals. Since there is no genetic test, i would simply not worry about it. Only limit your exercise based on how you tolerate it, and use common sense - it goes a long way. Hope this helps! ...Read more
If you have a stress fracture will an xray show it and what is the treatment of a stress fracture and what could happen if I don't go to the doctors..
Not always: Stress fractures do not always show up on plain X-Rays. Some times you need an MRI or bone scan to see the fracture. The treatment is to remove the stress and the fracture and pain should go away. Untreated a non-displaced stress fracture can result in catastrophic failure and displace possibly causing a serious injury. If you think you have a stress fracture you should get it checked out. ...Read more
Time, supportive med: If kidney disease is reversible then the diagnosis will guide the therapy, for example, contrast nephropathy resolves over time, lupus required steroids and immunosuppresion. Diabetics require glucose control, hypertension control and ace inhibitors. This all requires support of the patient with dialysis if needed while healing. Call your doctor to discuss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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