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Compressed Disc

Reading Time: 1 minute10/27/2009 Question: My husband is 36 years old. He just had an MRI done and his doctor told him he has a compressed disc. The next step is to see a neurosurgeon. What is a compressed disk and what are the possible treatments for him? Answer: Thank you for visiting NetWellness. A question similar to…

Crushed Vertabrae

Reading Time: 1 minute03/15/2010 Question: Will the use of an epidural help with the pain of a crushed vertabrae? Answer:   Thank you for visiting NetWellness. On this site, NetWellness experts try to answer general questions about health. Only a health professional performing a thorough clinical exam is able to evaluate your symptoms. However, NetWellness may have some…

Kidney Dilation

Reading Time: 1 minute10/28/2009 Question: I`m 29 weeks pregnant. I had an ultra sound done. The doctor says that the left kidney of the baby is dilated. It is hydronephrosis. Please tell me what is it and is it a serious problem? Answer: Thank you for visiting NetWellness. A question similar to yours has been previously addressed. The links…

Spasm in Side of Face with Severe Headache

Reading Time: 1 minute03/15/2010 Question: Hi, I starting a few years ago having these spasms in one musles on the left side of my face which causes my jaw to be pulled shut. Eventually these got worse and worse. Now it will start with that one muscle and within a few minutes the whole left side of my…

Recovery Time for a T12 Compression Fracture

Reading Time: 1 minute07/21/2010 Question: How long does it take to heal a t2 compress fracture in a 15 year old healthy eating, living, person? I got a xray document back saying this: There is slight depression of the anterior aspect of the vertebral body noted at T12 level and may suggest slight compression fracture. This should be…

Coccyx Pain ( Tail Bone Pain)

Reading Time: 1 minute03/17/2010 Question: Dear Dr, I am 26 yrs old Male, i am facing a severe pain at my buttocks when ever i sit any where, initially the pain was considerably toleratable but it gradually increased as it goes by, i never get operated so far, and never got injured in that area before, i used…

Pain on my Lower Right Side

Reading Time: 1 minute03/29/2010 Question: I have had pain on my lower right side for several years. I had an ultrasound but they said nothing was wrong. Lately the pain has been more frequent and been happening during the day and not just during the night. Do you know what it could be? Answer: Thank you for visiting…

Shoulder Upper Arm Pain

Reading Time: 1 minute04/20/2010 Question: I fell 8 weeks ago on my left arm. After a week of pain in my shoulder & upper arm I went to the Dr. An X-ray showed a torn ligement in my shoulder. I started physical therapy a couple weeks later. About a month after the 1st injury I fell on the…

Preganancy while on TB Medications

Reading Time: 1 minute11/02/2009 Question: Hi, I just want to know that i am under the treatment of tuberculosis with rifampin, isonized and pyrazinamid and ethambutol and Vitamin B6 for up to 3 days and then after they have stopped pyrazinamid upto another 2 months. After the 4 month, they have stopped ethambutol too, and remaining medicine are…

Is it Safe to Conceive, When on Anti TB Med

Reading Time: 1 minute04/14/2010 Question: Hi, I am on Anti TB medicines since last 3 months. I am suffering from genital TB. A year back I had an ectopic pregnancy and then the doctor advised me to go for a TB-PCR and culture test by Endometrium suction. The PCR report was +ve but the culture was negative. Since January I am…