What causes swelling above the chest after a spinal fracture?
I had a fall, where I fell head first. I went to the ER and they done a exray and Dr said that I had a fracture to my spine. Gave two shots. Sent me home since then I have had swelling in the upper chest area and experiencing a lot of severe pain.
My mother who is 81 years old had surgery to remove a benign tumor over 40years ago. Her pituitary gland was removed and she has been on the following medications: Cortisone, Synthroid, DDAVP and Phenobarbital. She recently fell and fractured her spine. After that she has been having hand tremors and feeling weak, and a loss of appetite , probably due to the pain medications she was on oxycodone etc. she has seen a neurologist and MIR brain scans show no sign of tumor present nor do they think it is parkinsons. My question what is causing the hand shaking. She has been seeing an endocrinologist since the surgery who monitors her blood work every 6 months. Thank you, Dominick
Hi, I am an infantryman in the USMC and I broke my tibia , a spiral fracture 7 weeks ago. And have 2 months of light duty according to the doctor. How likely is it that I won t be able to carry the heavy weight required for my job? Because I don t want to cause further injury to myself after recovery. I trust the docs expertise but I d like an outside opinion.
Why was I told to see an endocrinologist for treatment with proper medication after having a vertebrolasty for compression fracture at t12-l1 due to osteoporis, had already been on foxomax, then atelvia for a number of years, and an orthopedist told me that was too long to be on those medications. Do not want to take the injectable that has a lymphoma tag as my sister has that.