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Pain due to Ligament injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hey
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   about 6 months ago i tore my LCL
Doctor :   ok
User :   and the doctor did a couple things to make sure it would be working fine for wrestling season
Doctor :   ok
User :   but now every other night it will like start twitching followed by pain
User :   my doctor has no ideaa what coupld be going on
User :   and wont prescribe anything to help it
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was thinkg maybe somthing like skelaxin?
User :   or zanaflex
Doctor :   i will help u in this
User :   yes =]
Doctor :   can i few Q
User :   yeah
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   15
Doctor :   was MRI or any other investigation done
User :   no just x rays
Doctor :   ok
User :   yeah
Doctor :   ligament tears cant be seeb or found out thru X-rays
User :   do you think maybe i killed nerves?
User :   what is my doctor thinking then?
Doctor :   ok
User :   and all he gave me when i tore it was ibuprofen
User :   whch did not help at all
Doctor :   its better to get an MRI done
User :   ok
Doctor :   so we will have a cler ideas of which ligament is torn

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