I am using narcotics after rotator cuff surgery. Is it normal ?
I am50 yrs old ,i just recently had rotator cuff surgury in Feb,but i went to therapy for total of 32 days ,and was stretched very far back,now my left shoulder feels worse then ever.It litterly lifted me off the mat,but the therapist said that is normal.I am now back on narcotics for the pain.Is that normal?
i just had rotator cuff repair surgery. when i first wake up in the morning i cough up a little brown mucus then it turns to yellow after that. is this normal? i normally have a sinus problem and i have had the upper lobe of my right lung removed 12 years ago; wasn t cancer. thank you, brenda joseph sorry about the typing. using left finger to type this; i am right handed
I had rotator cuff repair on 4/10/18. Following surgery everything was normal, pain swelling etc. last night I noticed my feet and legs were very swollen and that has not gone down. I have a small rash like area on my neck and may be on the backside of the operates shoulder and under arm but, I cannot inspect those areas.
My boyfriend (age 69) went into have rotator cuff surgery on the right arm. very successful. before and after, both his hands are swollen, painful, etc. He has had doppler test, (showed nothing), Xray (mild arthritis). doctor wants him to see a rheumatologist now. He is also border line diabetic and urinates frequently during the night. Uses a Cpap also. He has been a multi reed jazz musician for 60 years really putting pressure and work out on his fingers and hands. He has had trouble in the past with trigger finger and three surgeries for this condition. right now, he cannot make a fist open a bottle and it does go into the arm......please advise.
Is microvascular leukoencephalopathy progressive? My mother had an MRI done in 2007 showing white matter disease, subcortical atrophy and small vessel disease. Over the past 6-7 years she had been falling in the house and I noticed after the falling she had been experiencing some forgetfulness. She has been to a neurologist about 5 years ago and he had given her a mini-mental state test, and sent her for neuropsych testing. She also suffers from renal insufficiency due to hypertension (she is in Stage 3). She was in stage 4 but a nephrologist has her in stage 3 due to the right medications. Her mother had died from uremic poisoning over 50 years ago (no dialysis then). Anyway, the neurologist based on his examinations and testing feels that she is in a mild to moderate stage of alzheimer. Her cardiologist told me that she has microvascular leukoencepahlopaty (she also has hardenining of the arteries). Her primary care physician feels that her dementia is microvascular (AKA vascular due to small vessel disease; she also has diabetes, coronary artery disease, hypertension, hypothyroidism, cholesterol.) She was a smoker, but stopped about 17 years ago. She also has perepheral artery disease. She is on many medications including aricept and namenda. She also experiences parkinson-like tremors. She had a eeg showing a slows of speech language done about 4 years ago. Based on what I have told you is this dementia of a vascular origin, or is it a mixed dementia? She is currently 86 years old and resides in a nursing home. I know I witnessed while she was at home some forgetfulness like leaving a stove on, poor hygiene, moods swings (verbally and hitting). Also, she would have auditory & visual hallucinations (hearing music, talking to imaginary people). I thought at this point she would be better in a facility where she is exposed to people her age and mind stimulation would be more available than staying at home with a home health aide. She had a sister who had passed away last year at 83 years old from alzheimer. Could both sisters have the same thing? I know her sister had hypertension and atrial fib.
cervical issue I have a c4_c5 buldging disc and stenosis from c5 to c7. i have loss of balance, neck pain, poor walking, ear ringing, and now short term memory loss and poor recall. is the memory loss due to this. i am 53 year old male. my mri showed clear on my brain.
I am a 65 year old lady, 5 9 , 142 lbs and have been suffering for approx 6years with pressure, ringing in both ears. I have been treated for TMJ with dental appliances and trigger point injections. I have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and sleep with a CPAP machine I am now trying Prolotherapy in the TMJ joint ($150.00) per injection. I am also seeing an upper cirvical chiropractor for a shifted atlas. The muscles in my neck are very tight and I have a continuous headache. Xrays and MRI show a weakness in the muscles on the right side where I first started with the pain. When I first started with this I awoke with no hearing on the right side and my doctor said it was alergies and it would go away when the weather changed in the fall. Some of the hearing came back but I then had the ringing and headaches. I also now have a hearing aid to overcome the muffled sound and ringing in my right ear. I am tired all of the time and find it hard to concentrate. I do not have medical coverage. Any ideas would be most appreciated. Eileen My ears ache
I had intense tib-fib joint pain and went to ortho. MRI showed mild tib fib degenerative change and soft tissue swelling. Pain went away after numbing shot at ortho. Yesterday, two months later...hard lump about 1/2 inch side to side appeared above tib-fib. Tender, but not intense pain.
For past 12+ hours, I’ve had left side pain from left pectoral up through left shoulder and down my left arm to my hand. Sharpest pain is in shoulder, elbow and dorsal side of forearm. Some twitching in wrist and hand.
I had a discectomy and I woke up in excruciating pain. A week later a laminectomy to stop the pain. Epidural injection,Morhine, Dilaudid , nothing helps. Something does not seem right. My Dr. has released me and says it will take a year to get...
I have been diagnosed with spondylothesis of the L5 and S1 region. I have had an mri and x-rays for my back. I had an epidural injection(2) in Nov in my back which seemed to help the pain going down my legs for a couple of weeks. Unfortunately I...