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142 3 Fri, 25 Jul 2014
hi i broke my right fibula (displaced) 3 days ago and have a temporary plastercast until tuesday. i acquired a wheelchair and did a little housework this morning. i now feel the plaster tight and my leg is swollen. can you please give me some advice on what to do
155 3 Fri, 12 Sep 2014
i dropped a blender on my foot (front ankle) , cut deep, I am limping. applied hydogen peroxide and neosporin. it was healing until an allergy came due to adhesives and latex. allergy is gone now but the wound is still not healed. it is red, wet, itchy. does not seem to dry. i am still using...
3 2 Fri, 29 Jun 2018
I was with my boyfriend riding a side-by-side yesterday, our steering locked up, he slammed on the breaks & my head hit the roll bar at full force, I blacked out for a minute felt dizzy but after about 10 minutes I felt fine. Now, I have a dent in my head, and hurts to the touch.
3 2 Fri, 23 Feb 2018
I just returned from a week in Mexico and started with diarrhea and stomach cramps. Am concerned I could of contracted a parasite of some sort. The stomach cramps feel like someone is twisting my intestines. The diarrhea has subsided. Just retired to a different city and trying to find an...
3 2 Fri, 8 Dec 2017
I am a 50 year old male in relative good health. Today at work I started to get slightly lightheaded. I drank a few glasses of water and ate a salad, but the lightheadedness has continued. It is slight, but I present. No other symptoms seem present. My primary is on his day off. I am uncertain if...
3 2 Fri, 15 Sep 2017
I had gotten very angry while intoxicated and threw my head very hard against the door. After the fact i had a softball size bump on forehead but with no unconciousness or vomiting just slight headache. It is now 3 days later and the bump has reduced but is still there with the cut marks and...
3 2 Fri, 28 Jul 2017
My daughter was in a serious car accident 5 years ago. To this day, she has almost daily headaches...some very minor, and occasionally more severe. She was pronounced cured from her concussion caused by the car accident, and an MRI showed a normal brain. We do not know what to do or who to talk...
3 2 Fri, 8 Sep 2017
I got pricked by a slightly rusty nail, and no blood came out. I don t recall the last time I got a tetanus shot, but my mom told me it s fine since it s not really swelling. It happened during the night, so it was about 4 hours ago. What do I need to do?
3 2 Wed, 1 Mar 2017
Hi,Last night I had an electric shock which I didn t feel, my partner did but once everything was turned off I had sharp stabbing pain on left side of chest and the whole left arm went cold and numb with pin and needles sensation all the way through to finger tips. Arm still hurts today. Do I...
3 2 Mon, 30 Jan 2017
I fell over on my face & broke my nose. I have been checked over by hospital & GP and all seems well I have a beoken nose and mild concussion. In the last 2 days on rising in the morning, my face has been swollen. When I am actually upright the swelling actually goes down after a while. Is this...
81 2 Thu, 20 Nov 2014
I was walking and a friend said hi so I turned around and not know that there was a brick post in front of me I slammed into it with my forehead there is now a very large bump with a red line down it on my fore head how long will it take for this to go away and why is there a red line in it and...
82 2 Thu, 20 Nov 2014
Hi. I walked into a slider glass door Thursday night and hit my head pretty hard. I thought it was open and it was not. I got a nice egg on it but no other symptoms. It hurt obviously. Today I noticed a little darkening by my eye lid. Is that common 5 days later?
151 2 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Im 46 years old and was born with cleft palate had surgery at 4 years old and again at 15 I recently had a piece of ham go up through the back of my throat and the food came out of my nose when I blew my nose is it possible that my palate has opened up a little
46 2 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
hi, my daughter got bit last week by a small dog and it drew blood she went to hosiptal and they gave her some pills but she has been sick the last 3 days her two legs are numb and had diarea ann has sleep for 3 days on and off, today she said her one arm is numb now she is on her way to...
84 2 Mon, 25 Aug 2014
Hi, I was recently involved in minion car accident- I didn t black out so little sign of concussion. I had x ray with negative result. Drs at ER didn t think ct scan was necessary. It has been about a week and I have been having severe headache and feeling nauseated. Should I seek medical...
34 2 Mon, 25 Aug 2014
Hi, my son fell and hit his head on the corner of our TV stand. It looks as if he pierced his antihelix or around that area. There is a quarter inch gash and it was bleeding pretty heavily. My husband seems to think that there is nothing that a doctor could do about it but I am worrying slightly...
57 2 Wed, 13 Aug 2014
My 3 year old was running today and fell and hit his head on the edge on the concrete. He has a pretty good size knot on his head along with some bruising! I didn t take him to the doc just kept an eye on him for signs on concussion! And after about 20 mins he was fine. But now he is asleep I...
31 2 Mon, 11 Aug 2014
i fell 1 week ago and still have trouble with deep breaths(pain) hurts to lay on left side, head aches and sore ribs. i fell and hit just below left breast. been diagnosed years ago with copd so i am concerned if i damaged my left lung. feel like i can t get it to inflate.hurts to laugh hiccup...
30 2 Fri, 8 Aug 2014
Hi, about 30 mins ago I was shaving for work tomorrow and my roommate came and hit me on the neck. This caused my Arm to bow up to hit him back and in result I cut my Forehead with the razor. it still hasn t stopped bleeding and I have tried putting pressure on it. Will this heal by the morning?...
24 2 Mon, 11 Aug 2014
A few days ago there was what appeared to be a bug bite on the back of my ankle. Now, about 3 days later it has spread to the backs of both of my ankles in large quantities. I ve been outside for 11+ hours each day wearing the same pair of shoes. Is it an allergic reaction of some sort or is it a...
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