Sep
30

Question: How do you know if you have to go to the doctor’s or not?

I hurt my ankle five days ago and I’m not sure if I should or not. It still hurts even when I’m elevating it and it’s still bruised and swollen on both sides. What is a good indicator that you should go to the doctor when you hurt your ankle? I thought it was sprained… Continue reading »

Sep
30

Question: I am 5 days post-op and still have some shivering/shaking, is this normal?

I recently had ACL and meniscus repair surgery and I still find myself shivering and crying uncontrollably most likely due to panic when I am in a lot of pain or have to give a lot of effort. Is that normal? I have never had problems with anxiety before and this is my second surgery,… Continue reading »

Sep
30

Question: Can sprains flare up?

I sprained my ankle three years ago. After I sprained it my gym teacher still made me run and do all this exercise-y stuff that I should’ve have been doing. I am pretty sure my ankle never properly healed because of him. My ankle will begin to hurt if extra pressure is put on my… Continue reading »

Sep
30

Question: Stitches on bottom of foot?

My friend stepped on glass and got a deep puncture from it she is getting stitches , I was wondering how long it will take for the stitches to heal and how long she should keep it bandaged? I figured she should keep it bandaged whenever she’s on her feet because it’s on the bottom… Continue reading »

Sep
30

Question: Scab fell off after 3 days of formation will it leave a scar?

Well I had a fight and was hurt above my upper lip. It has been 4 days since I got hurt and today the scab fell off after I took a shower. I haven’t tried to pick it up or anything it just got soaked in water and fell off. I guess not all of… Continue reading »

Sep
30

Question: Broke 5th metatarsal last year. Should I worry about it breaking again?

I broke my 5th metatarsal last year walking my dog (He started running, I didn’t lol) I tried the whole boot/crutches thing ended up just dealing with it. I had no problems until recently I started walking about a mile to work each day. Now it aches, could it have not healed all the way… Continue reading »

Sep
30

Question: Do doctors do anything for a young injured back?

Hi there I fell down a wood set of stairs and hit my spine and neck and tailbone super hard and it has become extremely painful to sit stand or lie down if I went to the doctor could they do anything for this?

Sep
30

Question: Ingrown toenail doesn’t hurt at all. Should I get it checked out/ surgery?

Sep
30

Question: Hairline fracture in wrist but no swelling?

so I fell on my wrist while I was out on Saturday night and it hurt pretty bad at the time but there was no swelling and I could move it around pretty well and I hit it a little bit on a drink cooler going down on the underneath part of my wrist but… Continue reading »

Sep
30

Question: How to recover my sprained ankle in 5 days before basic training!?

I have a slightly sprained ankle. The injury was incurred 3 days ago and I didnt proparly do the R.I.C.E. protocal is it too late? I still have full range of motion and can perform all of my daily activities with only occasional pain when I step in a certain way. The reason for the… Continue reading »

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