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Can a surgery treat gout?

I have been diagnosed with gout, and the doctor says dietary changes will help manage my condition. But can a surgery be faster in providing relief?

Does elbow dislocation require surgery?

My sister was playing soccer and dislocated her elbow. Will it require surgery or a cast?

Why is my surgery stitch still not healing?

I had surgery on my ankle following a car accident, but the area of surgical stitches is not healing. What could be causing this delay?

What can I do for my son after his surgery for his fractured arm?

My son's fractured arm is not healing properly because of how severe his injury, so now the doctor wants us to go through surgery. After he has the surgery, what should we do...

I am having a lot of hip pain. Will a surgery help?

I was in a car accident a week and a half ago, and I'm still experiencing hip pain from it. The doctor said that it should have gone away on its own a few days after since I did...

How long is the recovery for a shoulder dislocation surgery?

While playing baseball, I dislocated my shoulder when I was pitching 4 weeks ago. I had surgery almost immediately after, and now I'm in recovery. I still have the sling around...

What is the solution for a calcaneal spur?

I have heel pain, and an ache in the calf nerve. An x-ray was done, which showed a calcaneal spur. How will this be solved?

Can surgery help in treating rheumatoid arthritis?

Can surgery help to treat or ease the pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis?

How long does a knee replacement surgery take to heal?

How long after a knee replacement surgery can I return to my normal life, and start exercising again?

When is shoulder surgery needed?

My husband has dislocated his shoulder 4 times in his life, and often experiences shoulder pain. We are looking to meet with a doctor, but are wondering, when is should surgery...

What is the expected recovery time for a knee replacement?

My grandmother is having a knee replacement. We are unsure of what to expect afterwards, especially with someone her age (she's 76). What is the expected recovery time? Will...

What causes elbow pain?

Lately I have been experiencing a very sharp pain in my elbow. What could be causing this, and what can be done to relieve this pain?

What would cause middle of the night severe knee pain?

I am a completely healthy and fit 32 year old- know knee, bone or joint problems. Over the last couple of months in the middle of the night I wake up with a stabbing, unbearable...

Does a shoulder dislocation always require a surgery?

My shoulder dislocated while playing a volleyball. My dad tried popping it back in, but now I'm in even more pain. I think I'm going to need to go to the hospital, would I need...

Are there any risks involved in my spine surgery?

I am scheduled to have spinal surgery, but I'm heavily diabetic and have issues with hypertension. Are there any risks that I should be aware of?

Does my hip rod need changing?

I had hip surgery 15 years ago and a rod was inserted. Does this rod need to be changed every so often? It's still the same one from 15 years ago.

Why do I still have pain after my shoulder surgery?

I had surgery in my shoulder after an accident, and I still have pain in my shoulder. Should this be happening? Why am I still dealing with this pain?

For how long should I have pain after my hip replacement?

I had hip replacement surgery about a month ago. However, I am still having a lot of pain post the surgery. How long should this pain last?

How soon will I be able to run again after a knee replacement surgery?

I had knee surgery 10 days ago and I still have trouble walking. Before the surgery, I would run everyday and now I feel like I won't be able to do the same for a very long time....

My mother is having a lot of back pain. Is a back surgery advisable at the age of 74?

My mother is 74 years old and has a severe case of diabetes. She has been experiencing back pain, on and off, for no obvious reason. Her doctor believes that she might need back...

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