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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience in Pediatrics
ChromosomalAbnormaly: Short long bones are considered a soft sign of potential chromosomal abnormality and generally a fetal pericardial effusion also can be indicative of ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience in Podiatry
Not early - genes: We have a large number of growth plates throughout our body and the do follow a somewhat predictable schedule on their closure age. However, some chil ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience in Podiatry
Complex answer : But this diagram is a very abbreviated version of this complex process.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Long bones: Our long bones include: tibia, fibula, femur, metatarsals, humerus, radius, ulna, metacarpals,& phalanges. They support our bodies and allow us ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
36 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Until end of puberty: Usually the growth stops at the end of puberty. However, some males may have growth until about 21 years of age and females for a year or two after me ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sutures: Read: "How long will my stitches (sutures) take to dissolve?" (http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/2608.aspx?CategoryID=69)
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
Yes It Can: The natural production of hormones like testosterone is suppressed when someone is taking chemicals like morphine on a routinely resulting in hypogona ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Clipping nails: Fingernails may be cut so that the entire white part of the nail is removed, you do not want to go further. Toenails should be cut even with the end ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience in Neurosurgery
Depends on type: Post-op deficits, such as short-term memory problems, depend on the type of surgery, location, how much brain tissue was manipulated, length of surge ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Potential effects...: Holding and storing large volumes of urine is not healthy for the bladder. It can stretch the wall of the bladder, to which it responds by thickening. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience in Internal Medicine
Forever: Bone screws are either stainless steel or titanium. They do not dissolve or decompose. They can become loose or move however. If you are experiencing ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Staple length?: Do you mean staple length or size? Or do you mean leaving staples inside the body or the length of time skin incision staples left on the skin? Plea ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many: Short term- weight loss, tooth enamel erosion from stomach acid, esophageal ulcers, nuitritional and electrolyte imbalances and skipped periods. Long ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
19 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Insurance term: Typically short term and long term care are insurance terms relating to coverage. However i believe in general short term is 6 mo or less. It depends ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience in ADHD and Autism
Maybe : The effect of running depends on the distance and the age of child. A prepubertal child who runs longs distances and does not maintain adequate nutri ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Several minutes: It is a part of mental status during the neurologic exam. The test is very simple: ask patient to recall 3 objects (apple, pencil, door) several minut ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Tear trough: Prominent nasojugal grooves, commonly known as "tear troughs" are lines which can form at the lid/cheek junction in the face. They usually develop at ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Cannabis is medicine: Trying to read into this question the underlying issues makes me worry that you are using other products such as nicotine that would definitely not al ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
ON AVERAGE?: Teens.
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Fracture healing : Bones take 6 weeks to heal.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
38 years experience in General Surgery
Many are possible: Concussions may cause no symptoms at all, or they can be a problem for a long time. The fewer effects you have and the faster they fade, the more like ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Once the growth centers of the long bones close in adolescence, no further linear growth will be possible.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Allergy Symptoms: It is always difficult to predict short term exposure to molds in every individual.But majority of people including children exposed to molds even fo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Last in, first out: Short term memory is lost first in most neurological diseases involving cognition. Intermediate memory goes next and finally long term memory dissipat ... Read More
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