Tearing/Pulling Pain After Head Injury
I had a syncope episode, fell and hit the right side of my head very hard on the road during the summer. Since then, though most of the pain has subsided, every now and then the area of the skull which I fell on hurts, which may not seem strange; but since the incidence I ve had this...
An old head injury
Two years ago I fell on the edge of a sidewalk and hit the back of my head. I had a cut that was about 4 to 5 inches long. I was so disoriented that I just fell asleep and the next day blood covered my whole head, the mattress and the walls. I didnt get it checked cause I didnt want a doctor to...
Ankle injury. How bad is it and how long will injury take?
Hello, I have a few questions regarding an ankle injury. This morning in P.E. class I was playing basketball. I started walking and my foot basically gave out causing me to crill my ankle. I was wondering if you could give me some insight on how bad the crill may be and how long a recovery will...
Ligament injury in knee. Is an operation the only cure to this ?
Hi Doctor . I am 24 yrs old and working for an IT company. I suffered a left knee ligament injury in Feb2010. I had jumped up in the air while playing football and landed badly. It felt as if the bone got dislocated and again got back into place. Got a swelling in the knee region and consulted a...
Is it recovered with any surgery for ligament injury ?
Hello sir, My self srinivas from India. Whilst playing cricket suddenly I felt down and feeling some crack sound from my knee . After consulted with local orthopedic he said need rest because tear in ligament. But I don t have swollen & pain. On that day 2 times turned my knee. Is it recovered...
What are the precautions to be taken to avoid ligament injury?
My husband plays a lot instead of jogging in the morning he plays foot ball what are the precautions that I need to advise him so that he doesn?t injury the ligaments of the knee. My friend said that people who are involved in sports injury the ligaments of the knee.
Have a ligament tear on my right knee. What is the best treatment for such injury??
It depends on the extent of tear. In all means surgery is the best treatment.
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Hello doctor,recently i fell on the road i got injuries but my knee got swelling and its painfull while walking.A doctor nearby said its ligament injury pls hlp
Hi V ! I am Dr Shareef.. Painful swelling of the knee following an injury may be due to accumulation of blood in the knee which can occur due to tear of a ligament if the knee joint. You have to take complete rest with an anti inflammatory drug. If it persists and increases, you may have to consult an orthopedic surgeon who may immobilise you with a plaster cast before he decides on invasive tt.
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