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X Ray Of Right Ankle
In '85 medial and posterior malleolus fractures of left ankle
lateral malleolus fracture of right ankle. They do not show in current xrays. How is that possible & would it acct 4 my ankle pain now?
Possibly: Sounds like u had bilateral ankle fx.'s @ age 21.Apparently no surgery? . 28 years later (if your fractures required no surgery) then it wouldn't be unusual to see " normal" appearing ankle bones since your fractures were minimally or non- displaced.See an orthopedic surgeon now for evaluation. Your pain now may be unrelated... Or u could be developing subtle arthritic changes best seen on mri. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inner left side of right knee pain.3 weeks.Saw dr.Yesterday.Would standing ap and lateral xray show this region? Xray normal.Ideas reg.Pain?Concerned
It should.: An X-ray of a long bone, like the tibia, is supposed to include the joints at either side of that long bone. ...Read more
Pain back of left ankle & under heel to arch. Swollen ankle only. Xray show arthritis. No sign of fracture. No bruise. Color good. Cant bear weight.
Do chest CT scans w/contrast include evaluation of the clavicle and shoulder? What about chest xrays?
Yes&No: Some of the clavicle can be seen. The shoulder, not too much. CXR does see both, but is a 2Dimensional image and therefore don't see other views of the shoulder. ...Read more
Impossible to tell.: Without looking at the pictures / X-ray, it will be next to impossible to tell what it is. Use HealthTap Prime to upload the films - that will help decide. Endless possibilities include an old healed rib fracture, osteochondroma, bone tumor, Paget's disease of bone, bone island, heterotopic ossification, lodged bullet or shrapnel (metalworking?), & countless others. CT scan may be like goin fishin ...Read more
Wrist bone contusion plus torn wrist cartilage tfcc. X ray shows my injuried wrist bones too close to each other. What can I do?
Grow cartilage: Most doctors do not believe, but we actually grow new cartilage in every joint in our body, every minute of every day. You need to wear out more slowly, and grow cartilage more quickly. Glucosamine works, but for the wrist needs to be given through skin by cream, or by injection. Oral pills do not work except for knees. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com. ...Read more