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Can A Sgnificant Head Injury Stunt Your Growth
No: Teen growth occurs from the long bones rather than the spine. The growth plates in the legs close on average starting at age 15 and ending at age 20. Unless the neck injury involves more than the bones in the neck, it should have no effect on when the other growth plates close. (certain medications used to treat injuries, may cause premature closure, though.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could mild tenderness and/or inflammation on or near growth plates stunt growth if it does not lead to a fracture?
Could mild tenderness and/or minor inflammation on or near growth plate lead to stunted growth if a fracture never occurs?
Does the brain swell after a concussion? If it does, can smaller accelerations and decelerations cauee further injury?
First ALS, now this: A couple of yr ago that furshlugginer Ice Bucket Challenge set off an epidemic of ALS hysteria among healthy young people. Now it's concussion anxiety. What gives? No, concussion is not associated with brain edema. Find something else to be frightened of, like who may win the 2016 presidential election. Now THAT'S scary. ...Read more
Growth: Possibly but not likely. Your pediatrician should have "growth curves" for you, and you and your family should get them and see how your growth rate is going. ...Read more
Depends: The injury maybe evident immediately on an x-ray. Sometimes, a slater 1 injury, does not show on an x-ray. This type of growth plate injury is based on clinical history, the mechanism of injury, and the exam. Also, a repeat x-ray, may show evidence of healing on a fracture that was not seen on the initial x-ray. ...Read more
Is it true stimulation of growth hormone, causing tingling sensation from a massage can cause height growth in adults long after bones should be fused
Could inflammation that occurs on the growth plate
(ie from Osgood-Schlatter disease) or near it stunt growth if it does not lead to a fracture.
Osgood-Schatter: This is a disorder common in rapidly growing teens, that although painful during this period, has no long term effects on growth. ...Read more
Could overuse/bruising of joints stunt growth? For example, could playing sports such as soccer stunt growth.
Can putting a headband on a baby from one week old up cause any problems such as creasing their head or causing their hair not to grow properly?
Headband: This really depends on how tight the headband is. Anyway why would you want to put a headband on a new born - ? ...Read more
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