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Last week we were moving and I think I hurt my left knee and
Dear Doc,Last week we were moving and I think I hurt my left knee and left foot. I'm 6'2" and 380lbs (44yrs) so my weight is an issue. I wasn't doing any heavy lifting but my normal days are 2000-3000… read more
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I wasn't sure where to post this. But I have this spot on my
I wasn't sure where to post this. But I have this spot on my shin that hurts when it's touched but there is no bruise there, there never was a bruise there and it's been there for like 2 weeks I wanna… read more
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My wife has a pain in the outside ankle bump on her left
My wife has a pain in the outside ankle bump on her left foot. She can't recall injuring it in any way. Sometimes the pain spreads a few inches in each direction around her ankle. It only hurts when s… read more
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I had a previous threat with Dr. but wanted to elaborate on
I had a previous threat with Dr. Mark but wanted to elaborate on the symptomsMy daughter just got home and I was sharing the response with her, she wanted me to clarify that her knee on that same side… read more
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My 4 year old son jumped off a bed and hurt his leg/ankle
My 4 year old son jumped off a bed and hurt his leg/ankle over this past weekend. X Rays are negative for a fracture and there is no bruising or swelling but he cannot put any weight on the leg withou… read more
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Im a 32/M/185lb. I have a pretty sedentary lifestyle due to
im a 32/M/185lb.I have a pretty sedentary lifestyle due to my job (Programmer). So Im sitting a lot.I have a problem on and off where my shins/legs will feel very sore. Like for a few days--week. Usua… read more
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To an orthopedist ONLY, I have had a very mild pain for 3
To an orthopedist ONLY,I have had a very mild pain for 3 weeks in my left lower buttocks. It is almost on the "sitz-bone"--maybe it is. And it is very near the center (not toward the outside). It main… read more
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To an orthopedist ONLY, I have had a very mild pain for 3
To an orthopedist ONLY,I have had a very mild pain for 3 weeks in my left lower buttocks. It is almost on the "sitz-bone"--maybe it is. And it is very near the center (not toward the outside). It main… read more
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Had some pain and brusing along entire right shin bone from
HiHad some pain and brusing along entire right shin bone from inside of knee down to ankle. Can't recall hitting my leg on anything, but can't say I didn't for sure either. Thought it was odd so went … read more
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Question--I had surgery on my left leg 11 years ago due to a
Question--I had surgery on my left leg 11 years ago due to a broken bone. A metal "pin" was attached to the femur to allow the bone to heal but the procedure left the leg 3/4 inch shorter than the rig… read more
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Intermittent sharp pain low medial(?) (the outside of the
Intermittent sharp pain low medial(?) (the outside of the knee towards the other leg). Sharp enough canno stand on leg then goes away. Happens usually after leg was bent in any way. Off and on for yea… read more
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I've been experiencing some intense burning in my calves in
Hello, I've been experiencing some intense burning in my calves in addition to a feeling if tightness. The calf muscles Are sore/tender when massaged. The intensity is worse on my right calf than my l… read more
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I would like to ask that only an orthopedist or podiatrist
Hi - I would like to ask that only an orthopedist or podiatrist or someone trained similarly answer this question. I recently fractured the tuberosity of my 5th metatarsal (see http://www.justanswer.c… read more
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I tripped yesterday and fell on my kitchen floor. Ankle is
I tripped yesterday and fell on my kitchen floor. Ankle is swollen but not too painful. I'm trying to figure out if this is something that needs attention immediately or if I can wait for a few days. … read more
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Hello - I'm a 47 year old male, reasonably fit. I currently take testosterone cream as a treatment for low testosterone and also am regularly taking dexamphetemine for ADHD (20 mg daily). I weigh appr… read more
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Orthopedics only please; Corrected Club Feet and Disfigured
Orthopedics only please; Corrected Club Feet and Disfigured Toes... If you are not an orthopedist, while I appreciate your wanting to help, I'm not in a huge hurry, and I am willing to, and would pref… read more
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