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My son gets popping sound in knee. Does his MRI indicate any need for surgery? - Answered in Orthopedics and Traumatology

Hi doctor, My son aged 7 has a snapping sound from the left knee lately without complaining of any pain ... Surgical management is indicated in case of symptomatic discoid meniscus and a popping or snapping sound is an indication for surgery … View thread »

Shall I continue the treatment advised by my doctor for hip joint pain? - Answered in Orthopedics and Traumatology

I must add that the arthritic joints have a habit of flaring up and you should expect similar and more frequent episodes in the future … View thread »

I hurt my little finger while playing, and the X-ray shows no fracture. Please help. - Answered in Orthopedics and Traumatology

... mostly a ligament and capsular sprain of the fifth metacarpophalangeal joint. Just taking rest will not suffice. You need to strap it. Do an extended buddy ... … View thread »

My daughter hurt her finger and no fracture on x-ray. Should she see an orthopedist? - Answered in Orthopedics and Traumatology

But still, she has lots of pain, swelling and two discolored joints in fingers ... Negative x-ray rules out bone injury but not ligament or capsular injury of the joints of fingers … View thread »

How to know the reason for my big toe pain? - Answered in Orthopedics and Traumatology

... detailed description, it is gout unless proven otherwise. The reason I say this is your past medical history of gout. Swelling of the great toe and adjoining ... … View thread »

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