Feb
28

Open Question: I’m not sure what i’ve done?

Sunday night i was playing hockey ( i am a goalie) and i went down to save the puck and it became lose so i turned funny to try and cover it since we are in playoffs. all of a sudden i couldn’t move my arm or put any pressure on it. There was Major… Continue reading »

Feb
28

Open Question: Got my Leg Cast off and I have red bumps all over my ankle and lower leg?

I recently had surgery on my foot and was in a splintĀ for 2 weeks. Then the doctor put me in a plaster cast, but after only 3 days it was severely itchy and I had the cast removed after having it on for a week and 2 days. When they removed the cast my lower… Continue reading »

Feb
28

Open Question: How do I recover quickly from a fractured elbow?

My soccer season starts on the April 6th and I really want to recover by then. I got my plaster yesterday and going to a specialist next week.I really want to be playing football again because I am also afraid that I will be replaced.

Feb
28

Open Question: Got elbowed in the nose? Help please?

Tonight my guy friend accidentally elbowed me really sharp in the nose. It hurt a little and felt a little numb on initial impact, however within 5-10 min it did not hurt at all anymore, no bleeding, no bruising, no swelling etc. I already had a deviated septum so I don’t think my septum or… Continue reading »

Feb
28

Open Question: how difficult is the surgery to repair a biceps tendon?

a friend of mine has popped at least one of his biceps tendons. i have read that the surgery is easier than it used to be. how bad is it?

Feb
28

Open Question: I got kicked in the head. Should I get a CT scan ?

Two nights I ago I got accidentally kicked in the head (near the top part of my left ear) while playing with a few friends outside. I had my friend’s check me almost right after wards for any signs of concussion and then had myself examined by a nurse the following day. She said I… Continue reading »

Feb
28

Open Question: Advice on preventing carpal tunnel? (experienced or doctor please)?

I know it is uncommon in young people (I’m in 8th grade), but I think I may be developing carpal tunnel. I Googled a bit of the signs of it starting and I think I may have one or two…I dunno, maybe I am paranoid. Either way, my entire life, persay, is writing and drawing.… Continue reading »

Feb
28

Open Question: Scraped my knee pretty badly. Could it be infected?

Yesterday, during PE, I accidentally fell and scraped my knee pretty badly. Of course it was bleeding. So my PE teacher made me go to the office to get it clean up, and I put bandaids on it. And it was burning or hurting the whole day. I’m pretty sure that’s normal. But we have… Continue reading »

Feb
28

Open Question: Got elbowed in the nose? What now?

Tonight my guy friend accidentally elbowed me really sharp in the nose. It hurt a little and felt a little numb on initial impact, however within 5-10 min it did not hurt at all anymore, no bleeding, no bruising, no swelling etc. I already had a deviated septum so I don’t think my septum or… Continue reading »

Feb
28

Open Question: Separated shoulder symptoms…what should I do?

So a couple of days ago I took a bad fall of my horse and hurt my shoulder. I was told by my chiropractor who I trust that it was either a first or second degree separation . I have been wearing a sling for my own comfort as it takes the pressure off and… Continue reading »

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