Ontopic Health Thread: post your AIDS, diseases and infekshunz here.

august

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rolled my ankle in my Danskos walking to my car after work and now I can't put any weight on that right foot. the shoes hav
ple got a bit of a platform on them, so my ankle should be worse off but isn't, but the foot itself, I landed with all of my weight basically on the outside edge of my foot & rolled it under?

I basically felt for bones sticking out, and finding none I drove my broke ass home. whatever is or isn't wrong with it, as isn't a compound fracture, can be dealt with tomorrow at my clinic and not via urgent care.
 

Valve1138

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rolled my ankle in my Danskos walking to my car after work and now I can't put any weight on that right foot. the shoes hav
ple got a bit of a platform on them, so my ankle should be worse off but isn't, but the foot itself, I landed with all of my weight basically on the outside edge of my foot & rolled it under?

I basically felt for bones sticking out, and finding none I drove my broke ass home. whatever is or isn't wrong with it, as isn't a compound fracture, can be dealt with tomorrow at my clinic and not via urgent care.
It might be considerably better tomorrow, speaking from similarly observed injuries.
 
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Jehannum

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What The Fuck. Not clicking.

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My bro got some ankle surgery. "Wanna see the pics?"

Me: NO. NO I DO NOT. I DO NOT WANT TO SEE THEM. DO NOT SEND THEM. DO NOT.
I made the mistake of watching an RPLND before I went in to have that done.

Then I proposed filming mine, and speeding it up 32x (so that the resulting video would only be 10 minutes-ish long), and setting it to Yakety Sax. The doctors turned me down. :/
 

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People can get shocky real easy sometimes. My second wife almost went into shock getting a tattoo.

I had a nurse pass out once packing my leg wound. She was like 100 years old and still wore the whole nurse’s outfit, complete with white hose. And that was just a hole about an inch in diameter that held about a yard of gauze inside LOL.

The wound was once large enough that the doc unwrapped my leg (which was completely fixed in an apparatus) revealing a hole about five inches long and was able to reach in and pull out the bottom 2” of my tibia and set it on a tray. He initially said “look away” but when he saw that I wasn’t, no biggie.

I almost had him talked into letting me stay awake to watch one of my surgeries. Almost.
 
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I made the mistake of watching an RPLND before I went in to have that done.

Then I proposed filming mine, and speeding it up 32x (so that the resulting video would only be 10 minutes-ish long), and setting it to Yakety Sax. The doctors turned me down. :/
Didn't you watch your orchiectomy? You could have had a promising career as a surgeon, or a serial killer.
 

Jehannum

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People can get shocky real easy sometimes. My second wife almost went into shock getting a tattoo.

I had a nurse pass out once packing my leg wound. She was like 100 years old and still wore the whole nurse’s outfit, complete with white hose. And that was just a hole about an inch in diameter that held about a yard of gauze inside LOL.

The wound was once large enough that the doc unwrapped my leg (which was completely fixed in an apparatus) revealing a hole about five inches long and was able to reach in and pull out the bottom 2” of my tibia and set it on a tray. He initially said “look away” but when he saw that I wasn’t, no biggie.

I almost had him talked into letting me stay awake to watch one of my surgeries. Almost.
Louise passed out when I had a suppurating dehiscence lanced on my RPLND line while I was going for chemo (in retrospect, they rushed me into chemo too soon, should have let the surgical site heal up better first). It was a wee hole, but held a solid half meter of packing afterwards.
 
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Louise passed out when I had a suppurating dehiscence lanced on my RPLND line while I was going for chemo (in retrospect, they rushed me into chemo too soon, should have let the surgical site heal up better first). It was a wee hole, but held a solid half meter of packing afterwards.
It’s like having a magician’s scarf inside your body.