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a screw is working its way out after bunion surgery 12 1/2 years ago

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I had a second bunion surgery on my left foot 12 1/2 years ago. In the last month I have noticed a raised area on my foot near the site where a screw was used. It is progressively getting higher. It is not painful to the touch, but is very painful when putting on shoes. I am limited to one pair...

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bunion removal..DPM or Orthopedic surgen?

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I have a large bunion on my right foot...I have been contimplating surgery and am wondering which doc is better...orthopedic surgen or a DPM?? please help.

by User avatar kelly fabian

swimming after a hip replacement

I had a hip replacement In Jan 2008 and would like to go swimming again but the only stroke i am good at is breast stroke will it do any damage to the new hip ?

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Left shoulder pain while breathing deeply

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I was sitting down on my recliner using my computer and started having pain in my shoulder joint when I would breath deeply and soon after it traveled down my arm, neck, sternum and eventually it went to my jaw. All on the left side. The pain was worse when I laid down so I slept sitting up. The...

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Pin Removal after Hammertoe Surgery

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I recently had hammertoe surgery on all 5 toes. 4 of the toes had pins. My podiatrist removed the stitches and pins after 2 weeks. The info I read on this site says pin removal after 4 to 6 weeks. I was wondering if he removed the pins too soon?

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How soon can I drive after hammertoe fusion procedure

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hi I am having my second toe repaired that is a hammertoe. The toe is not in terrible shape but it will be fused and a pin will be removed in approx. 6 weeks. Can I drive after the surgery or how soon after?

by User avatar lbspleas

Chronic tendonitis everywhere- any ideas?

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Hi, I am female, and I have been suffering from a variety of tendon/joint related problems, and I am starting to wonder if they are all connected. I have had achilles tendonitis for 2.5 years (since I was 18), and it has not gotten better, despite trying everything from RICE and physio to...

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Pain in back during adrenalin rush situations

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I am a 45 year old male in generally good health, with no history of heart or other physical problems. I have been experiencing increasing pain/throbbing in my lower to middle back during highly tense situations (i.e. sudden traffic stress), especially when the adrenal glands appear to kick in. At...

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clicking and popping after shoulder surgery

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I am three weeks after surgery. Started therapy at home as instructed, at first a little click and popping in shoulder. It seems to be getting worse, and more shoulder pain. Had a small tear repair and bone spur. Any response will be appreciated.

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