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Ankle Swelling

Reading Time: 2 minutes04/14/2010 Question: I have swelling in both of my ankles on the inside, outside, and the achiles tendon. My range of motion in my ankle is limited I think mostly because of the swelling. I feel pain in the tendons all around my ankle but mostly in the achiles. In the mornings I can`t walk…

Cancer Among African Americans

Reading Time: 1 minute04/28/2010 Question: Why are african American are more diagnosis with cancer than whites? Answer: Thank you for visiting NetWellness. A question similar to yours has been previously addressed. The link below will connect you to a list of articles on NetWellness that contain information about cancer rates among African Americans. NetWellness may have additional information available that…

Pubic Hair 7 Year Old Girl

Reading Time: 1 minute11/04/2009 Question: My granddaughter has pubic hair at age 7. My daughter is concerned. Is it something to worry about? Is it a serious problem? Should we all be concerned about a health scare? Answer: Thank you for visiting NetWellness. A question similar to yours has been previously addressed. The links below will connect you to…

MRI Report, but Couldn`t Understand the Terms

Reading Time: 1 minute09/20/2011 Question: Dear, This is a translated version (from Google translate) of the MRI report that I got after the MRI was taken. But I struggle to understand the terminology, thus I need someone who understand this to tell me what is happening with my meniscus. The report follows: Made knee MRI examination of the…

Papilloma Growth on Uvula

Reading Time: 1 minute04/28/2010 Question: What would cause a papilloma growth on the uvula? 12 year old, not sexually active. Has had warts on feet only in th past. Answer: Thank you for visiting NetWellness. A question similar to yours has been previously addressed. The link below will connect you to that information. NetWellness may also have some…

Neck Pain and Headaches

Reading Time: 1 minute05/02/2011 Question: In October of this year my body was jarred forward due to a car accident I felt fine after. A month later I was participating in activity at church and I started experiencing neck pain and headaches. Also after my accident stomach bloating, and irritaion. Just recently I have a new symptom of…

MRI of LS Spine Suggests Degenerative Disc

Reading Time: 1 minute12/02/2009 Question: My wife had a severe back pain ten days ago and doctor advised to take bed rest for 10 days. After that MRI is taken and summary of the report is as follows: The MRI of L S Spine indicated the following: MRI of LS Pine reveals loss of normal lordosis. Osteophytes are…

Pregnancy Ater TB Treatment

Reading Time: 1 minute11/24/2009 Question: I just finished my TB treatment (isoniazid, rifampicin, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol for two months, then isoniazid and rifampicin for a further four months) and two days later I got pregnant. Therefore, I`d like to know if all the antibiotics I took could have a negative affect on my pregnancy. Thanks! Answer: Thank you…

Premature child with bowel problem

Reading Time: 1 minute08/01/2008 Question: I have a five year old who was 7 weeks premature. She had many problems, but got all clear. Now she seems to be holding herself while hiding a lot of accidents in her pants. Her stools seem to be very large and dark in color. Docs say she`ll grow out of it, but I`m…

Nicotine in the body

Reading Time: 1 minute04/23/2009 Question: How long does nicotine stay in someones system? Answer: Thank you for visiting NetWellness. A question similar to yours has been previously addressed. The link below will connect you to that information. NetWellness may also have some general information available that you can access through our search feature. Feel free to write back…